Starting a tea detox isn’t just about the tea. Our detox tea system aids the body in flushing out harmful toxins from your liver, colon, and kidneys. However, it works best when paired with a healthy lifestyle. This means eating healthy and performing regular exercise along with drinking your tea daily!
There are many awesome foods that help your body to be its energized best. Here are some foods that you can eat along with your tea detox to get the best results:
Seeds can be ground, added to smoothies or bowls, and are a great addition to a healthy diet!
Chia seeds – These little wonders provide your body with tons of nutrients for almost no calories. They provide fiber, protein, Omega-3s, Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B3, B1, and B2. As a bonus, they also expand in the stomach and increase the feeling of fullness.
Flax seeds - Flax seeds are high in fiber, lignans, and Omega 3 Fatty Acids.
2. Greens and Vegetables
Greens and veggies don’t always have to be scary. Juice them, roast them, eat them raw with a dip, or even add them into your daily smoothie.
Kale – Loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and anti-inflammatory properties, this green helps to detoxify the kidneys.
Beets – Beets can help to fight inflammation, and promote detoxification. Beets bind to toxins and aid in moving them all the way through your body.
Broccoli – Broccoli supports regular digestion, and is high in fiber. It also works with your liver to remove toxins.
3. Herbs and Spices
Herbs and spices might seem like a small addition, but boy are they mighty. Add them to any of your daily recipes or even your tea!
Turmeric – Turmeric is used for many health benefits, because it contains Curcumin, which decreases inflammation.
Garlic – Garlic boosts your immune system, lowers inflammation, and is full of antioxidants.
Ginger – Ginger helps to better absorb nutrients into the body.
Cinnamon – Cinnamon is anti-bacterial, helps to regulate blood sugar, and is high in nutrients like Manganese, Calcium, Iron, and Fiber.
Citrus fruits are not just refreshing, but are actually a rich source of flavonoids that have many health benefits. Eat them by themselves or add to your drinks or tea.
Grapefruit – Helps the liver to burn fat, and rich with fiber to help get rid of the unwanted toxins in your body.
Lemon – Lemon has an amazing array of health effects. It helps with weight loss as it acts as a natural diuretic and aids digestion. It also boosts the immune system and balances your PH levels.
Along with eating these foods, there are also a few things that you should avoid. Some of these include excessive amounts of alcohol, sugar, carbs, and processed foods. Most importantly, drink lots of water! Hydration is extremely necessary for overall health and body detoxification. Drinking 8-10 cups a day is ideal, especially when you are on a tea detox in order to flush everything out.