Detox your body this festive season

DC | CORRESPONDENT
Published Nov 18, 2013, 6:27 pm IST
Updated Mar 18, 2019, 6:58 pm IST

In the festive season, bingIing on food and drink can be harmful. Detox your body, especially that liver to stay healthy.

  • Eat more fibre, sweat it out and get an intense massage.
  • Drink lots of water. Milk thistle fights oxidation and free radicals.
  • Burdock root cleanses and assists deto free radicals.
  • Burdock root cleanses and assists detoxification.
  • Green tea is high in catechins, supporting liver function.
  • Dandelion is a natural detox flush.
  • Turmeric reduces inflammation.
  • Cinnamon reduces blood levels of glucose and fructose slowing development of fatty liver disease.
  • Aloe vera is a digestive tonic and pain reliever Alpha Lipoic Acid possesses antioxidant properties; Ayurveda suggests cleansing the liver with highly alkaline sugarcane or pomegranate juice.
  • Mix turmeric powder with milk and drink daily. Chewing fennel seeds aids digestion.
  • Avoid supplementing with iron unless under medical supervision.
     
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