Detoxification is a popular term to describe the fact to follow a specific diet or to use special products in order to clean your body from toxins, improving health and promoting weight loss. In reality, your body is naturally fully-equipped to eliminate toxins and other unwanted substances and doesn’t require special diets or expensive products. Let’s discover 9 evidence-based ways to rejuvenate your body.
- Limit your alcohol consumption
Drinking excessively alcohol can severely damage your liver function (your lover can’t perform its necessary tasks) causing fat buildup, inflammation, and scarring. In this sense, one of the best things to do is to cut or limit your alcohol intake in order to keep your body’s detoxification system running strong.
- Sleep well
Having a quality sleep each night is really important to support your natural detoxification system, as it allows you to recharge yourself and to remove all the toxic waste accumulated throughout the day. It is recommended to sleep seven to nine hours per night on a regular basis. You are struggling to sleep? Avoid blue light before going to bed.
- Water is the secret
By drinking water, your body removes efficiently all the toxins and waste products through urination, breathing or sweating. This is why hydrating yourself is very important for detoxification. It is recommended to drink 3,7 liters per day for men and 2,7 liters per day for women.
- Reduce your sugar and processed foods intake
Excess junk food consumption is linked to chronic diseases like obesity and diabetes. These health problems can affect the way organs are working, which are important to detoxifying, such as your liver and kidneys.
- Eat foods rich in antioxidants
Following a diet rich in antioxidants can help your body fight oxidative stress caused by excess free radicals and other toxins that increase your risk of disease and has an impact on detoxification.
- Eat Foods High in Prebiotics
Eating foods rich in prebiotics can keep your immune and detoxification systems healthy.
- Reduce your salt intake
Consuming too much salt can increase water retention. You can eliminate excess water — and waste — by increasing your intake of water and potassium-rich foods.
A regular physical activity reduces the risk of many conditions and diseases and reduce inflammation which can help your detoxification system function properly.