Detoxify Your Body With Healthy Juicing Recipes

We should not undermine the value of detoxification in today's life. Our body produces a lot of metabolic waste that needs to be eliminated. Besides that, it also absorbs a lot of toxins from the environment in the form of pesticides, preservatives or other pollutants.



How Detoxification Occurs?

These toxins move through the lymphatic system into the bloodstream and ultimately reach the liver. The liver breaks down these toxic molecules. Ultimately, our kidneys and the gallbladder eliminate the toxic substances out of our body.

Our diet plays a central role in the detoxification of our bodies. We cannot only limit the intake of toxins but also consume antioxidants that neutralize the toxic substances.

Get the best masticating juicer in your budget to break down the nutrients for rapid absorption. Let's look at two healthy juicing recipes for cleansing our body.

Red Elixir

For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients.

i Watermelon

ii Mint

iii Ginger

iv Beetroot

v Pomegranate

The red elixir is not only detoxifying, but it also provides a lot of vital nutrients to our body. It is so delicious that you will always want to have more of it.

It's very easy to prepare the red elixir. You just need to add the ingredients into your masticating juicer and blend them thoroughly. The result will be a dark red smoothie that you can never have enough.

Watermelon contains lycopene, carotenoids, Vitamin C, A, B1, B2, B5, potassium, magnesium, and other micronutrients.

Beetroot is also a rich source of Vitamin C and it increases the nitric oxide in the body. It also provides a lot of micronutrients such as iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper, zinc, selenium, etc.

Mint provides our body with saponins, carotenoids, triterpenes, flavonoids, etc. Pomegranate contains a lot of flavonoids, folic acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E. Ginger is a rich source of manganese, potassium, magnesium and many other micronutrients.

All these foods combine together to have a powerful detoxifying effect on our body. You can alter the amounts as per your taste and preferences.

Green Elixir

To prepare 'Green Elixir', you will need the following ingredients.

i Celery

ii Green Apple

iii Spinach

iv Mint

v Ginger

vi Turmeric

vii Black Pepper

viii Coconut

The Green Elixir may not be as delicious as Red Elixir but it works as an extraordinary cleansing drink for your body. The procedure to prepare this drink as similar to the red elixir. You just need to put all the ingredients together in a blender.

Celery is a rich source of Vitamin C, folate, Vitamin A, Potassium, etc. Green apples also provide Vitamin C, Potassium, Vitamin K, Manganese and many other micronutrients. Spinach is a great source of Vitamin C, carotenoids, folic acid, iron, calcium, and Vitamin K.

Turmeric contains a lot of bioactive compounds, It contains Curcumin which has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect on our body as well. It increases the antioxidant capacity of our body dramatically, especially when combined with black pepper. Black pepper contains a compound called piperine that allows our body to readily absorb Curcumin.

Coconut greatly enhances the taste of the elixir and it is also a great source of micronutrients like manganese, copper, iron, phosphorus, etc.

You can experiment with the amounts and find out what tastes best for you. It is important for the drink to taste good as well.

Final Words

These two juicing recipes will not only detoxify your body but also restore the micronutrient balance for the healthy functioning. However, you must not expect any magical effects in a single day. Detoxification is a process and if you consume these two drinks on a regular basis for 8-10 weeks, you can significantly reduce the toxic levels inside your body.

Besides that, it is also important for you to watch what you eat and not indulge in binge eating. If you also start working out and exercise for 2-3 hours per week, your body's detoxifying capacity will enhance significantly. Exercise improves the functioning of our lymphatic system which is necessary for the detoxification of our body.

The above healthy juicing recipes will allow you to cleanse your body in a course of few weeks. You don't need to be overwhelmed about the detoxification process. You just need to adopt a few healthy eating habits, exercise regularly, avoid substance abuse and allow the body to detoxify itself.

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