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Food for detox

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Why detox? Radiant skin, beautiful lady

Here are some suggestions:

ELIMINATE fast foods, red meats, pork, junk foods, sugary drinks.
stay away from sugary, and caffeinated drinks as much as possible.
Avoid fried food.

broccoli, red and green vegetables, cauliflower, beets, onions and garlic.

All fresh vegetables. Vegetables thought to be particularly good detox foods include broccoli, cauliflower, broccoli sprouts, onions, garlic, artichokes, beets, red and green vegetables.

All forms of rice, including rice cakes, rice crackers and rice pasta. Brown rice is typically preferred.

Other Grains
Quinoa, amaranth, millet, and buckwheat can be used instead of rice. They can be purchased at a health food store or in some grocery stores.

Split yellow and green peas and lentils are easiest to digest and require the least soaking time. Other good options include kidney beans, pinto beans, mung beans, garbanzo beans (chickpeas) and adzuki beans.

Nuts and Seeds
Unsalted nuts or seeds can be sprinkled over salads or eaten as a snack. Good options include flaxseed, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, almonds, cashews and walnuts. Nut butters are permitted. Peanuts and peanut butter are usually not recommended.

Extra-virgin olive oil is a preferred oil.

Herbal teas, green tea.

Other Beverages
Water, lemon water, pure unsweetened fruit and vegetable juices, rice milk

Daily Detox Do’s

* Drink a minimum of 8 glasses of water per day, warm or room temperature.
* Take the time to chew food well, especially grains.

Written by blueroselady

July 30, 2010 at 3:02 am

Posted in food, health, lifestyle

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  1. due to the busy schedules from work, most people would just prefer to eat on fastfoods `

    Beautiful American Girls :

    October 28, 2010 at 8:26 am

  2. of course when you dont have time to cook, fastfoods would always be the best option ,;*

    Health and Medicine Forum

    December 1, 2010 at 11:29 pm

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