5 Cleansing Foods to Eat Now!

1. Apples

Apples are about 80 calories and high in fiber. The soluble fiber, pectin, prevents plaque buildup in blood vessels. The insoluble fiber, cellulose, helps to bulk the contents in the digestive tract to make it move quicker through your body.

2. Avocados

Avocados lower cholesterol because it contains “GOOD” fats called HDL. They contain a nutrient called glutathione, which blocks carcinogens and helps the liver detoxify chemicals. Avocados may also naturally protect and repair your liver.

3. Beets

Beets are high plant-flavonoids and beta-carotene which can help stimulate and improve overall liver function.

4. Garlic

Garlic activates liver enzymes that helps your body flush out toxins. Garlic also contains high amounts of allicin and selenium, two natural compounds that aid in liver cleansing.

5. Green Tea

Green Tea contains plant antioxidants called catechins, known to assist the livers overall functions. Green tea also boosts the metabolism.

In Health and With Grace,

Tricia Kirkwood

Tricia is a certified Pilates Instructor and Personal Trainer. She is the Pilates and Barre Director at Pilates ProWorks in San Francisco and also the Founder of Sunshine Fitness By TK and SunShineFIT foods. Tricia has been a vegetarian for 20 years and her mission is to empower men, women, and children to live a healthier, energetic, and fun-filled lifestyle.

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