fresh herb & spice – use in cooking & salads. Helps detox heavy metals & a great kidney tonic.
Use in juices & freshly grated into salads. Liver tonic & blood cleanser.
Use in curries etc & juice or grate the fresh root. Liver tonic (speeds phase 2 liver detox) digestive tonic, antioxidant & anti inflammatory.
4. Whey protein
Use in smoothies, protein shakes. Great source of the amino acids needed to make glutathione (our body’s own most powerful antioxidant).
Add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon to green drinks & smoothies. Helps us detoxify heavy metals & strongly alkalising.
6. Barley Grass
Add 1tsp to 1tbsp daily to water, fresh juices or green smoothies. Great source of superoxide dismutase (awesome antioxidant) & strongly alkalising.
7. Green Tea
drink several cups daily, or take in a concentrated tablet. Boosts metabolism & full of antioxidants.
8. Dandelion tea / coffee / greens
Just drink like normal herbal tea (plain hot water) or add the fresh greens to salads / juices. Powerful liver & kidney tonic.
9. Bitter salad greens
Add to salads, juices. Any bitter greens are good – the bitter taste stimulates the liver.
10. Aloe Vera juice
Drink the bottled juice, add a fresh fillet to your smoothies (strictly avoid the skin & yellowy bit just under the skin – use only the clear inner pulp). Heals the gut & great for immune system support, anti-inflammatory.
Add a tablespoon or two of fresh ground or soaked overnight seeds to smoothies, breakfast, or raw balls etc. Cleans & heals the bowel, provides food for good bacteria & full of good fats.
Same as flax.
13. Pau D’ Arco (aka Taheebo) Tea
Use the bark as a tea, drink several cups daily. Strong antifungal so helps reduce candida / fungal overgrowth in the gut, which stops a lot of ‘auto toxicity’.
Eat chopped up fresh or add to green smoothies. Rich in the enzyme papain to help digestion & assist with breaking down mucous.
Squeeze 1/2 lemon into hot water first thing in the morning, or add to sparkling mineral water. Strongly alkalising & a great liver cleanser.
17. Apple Cider Vinegar
Take a tablespoon or 2 before meals, or add to salad dressings. Helps alkalise your body & improves stomach digestion.
Lightly steam, eat raw in salads, or juice. A diuretic & kidney tonic, one of the best sources of glutathione.
19. Brassica veg
i.e. cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, brussel sprouts, kale. Eat lightly steamed or in stir fries, or raw in salads. Help detoxify excess oestrogen & great for the liver.
20. Fermented foods
i.e. sourkrout, kimchi, kombucha, kefir, yoghurt etc. Eat as a side or drink Kombucha. Introduces good bacteria to our gut, aiding with it’s function & efficiency, which helps everything else work better.
Kinda obvious, & not technically food but so important in detox & neglected by many! Drink (filtered) in herb teas, make fruit slushies with ice, sparkling or just plain. Fruit & veg contain lots too, so juice / smoothie them up! Our lifeblood, every aspect of detox depends on it!
Eat or juice in summer – add some ginger if eating in cooler months. Great for hydration & for it’s diuretic & bowel-cleansing properties.
Use fresh, dried, infused in oil or in juices. Boosts metabolism, improves circulation & a great digestive tonic.
Slice or grate & use in herbal teas, or a put knob through the juicer. Circulatory & digestive stimulant, promotes sweating & anti inflammatory.
25. Coconut oil
Use for frying, baking, in raw treats, smoothies, porridge etc. Anti-fungal so great to keep candida in the gut under control, also provides easy to digest & burn fats for non-carbohydrate based energy!
If you would like to accelerate the cleaner you – the Rest and Rest Detox Plan is a great step by step guide designed by Jeanie (our Naturopath) and its free on its own or in the bundle pack.
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