From garlic to green tea: 5 foods to help you detoxify naturally

From leafy greens to avocado, incorporating these foods into your diet can help you cleanse your body and promote good

Published on Feb 02, 2023 08:30 PM IST 6 Photos

Detoxification is a crucial process that helps our bodies get rid of harmful substances and promote overall health. Many people rely on detox diets and supplements to flush out toxins, but the best way to detoxify is by incorporating the right foods into your diet. There are several foods that are packed with nutrients and antioxidants that support the body's natural detoxification process. Weight Loss Expert, JJ Virgin, suggested foods to help you detoxify naturally, in her recent Instagram post. (Unsplash)

Broccoli: Broccoli is an all-around nutrient rock star. This cruciferous vegetable provides a host of vitamins and minerals including vitamin C, which provides antioxidant support to aid detoxification.(Unsplash)

Kale: Kale is also a nutrient powerhouse. Along with toxin-binding fiber, kale contains the anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acid alpha- linolenic acid (ALA) as well as detox- supporting minerals like magnesium and manganese. Kale also contains chlorophyll, a green pigment that can help bind and eliminate heavy metals.(pixabay)


Avocado: Avocado is packed with monounsaturated fat (the same healthy fat in olive oil) as well as the anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acid. The body's most powerful antioxidant, glutathione, is also abundant in avocado.(Pixabay)

Garlic: Garlic contains what we call organo-sulfur compounds, which can boost detoxification enzymes while supporting ideal levels of detoxifying nutrients like glutathione and sulfur. It also helps to decrease the symptoms of toxicity, including headaches, blood pressure, and irritability.(pixabay)