beetsIt feels great to rid our bodies of stored up toxicity and the rejuvinized, energized, clarified new you may be fired up about staying clear of toxins! Following a detox plan, we are often more aware of the sources from which we acquire toxins in our bodies and which items in our diets and environments can trigger symptoms of toxic buildup in our bodies.  lemonwaterIt’s empowering to be armed with this knowledge and the experience of detoxing can further bolster us to action in eliminating toxins in our daily lives.  But how do we keep that momentum after finishing the detox? Being detoxed doesn’t have to be an annual project! (In fact, our doctors recommend doing a detoxification program at least twice a year.) If you haven’t started a detox, call us at 612.922.8100 to set up a brief consult to find the best detox plan for you!
Follow up on your success with detoxification by choosing to include garlicvarious foods into your regular diet that promote detoxification and healthy liver function throughout each day.  Adding some delicious recipes to your arsenal may be the perfect reminder that great health is attainable and enjoyable each day!
Here is just a partial list of foods that have been shown to support the body in eliminating toxins:
Beets
Broccolikale leaves
Garlic
Ginger
Kale
Green Tea
Turmeric
Lemons
Grapefruit
Avocado
Study up on these and other foods and how each detoxifies the body at http://bembu.com/detox-foods.
Check out these recipes for including a tasty serving of detoxification in today’s menu!ginger
Turn your beets into borscht on a frosty February day! – http://www.mynewroots.org/site/2013/11/beet-lentil-borscht-a-book/
Chop up some delicious crucifers like kale and brussels sprouts in this salad; it’s a Lake Pointe favorite! – http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/kale-and-brussels-sprout-salad
A simple way to include ginger, green tea, lemon, and turmeric is to slice up some fresh peeled rounds of ginger and turmeric and steep them in a cup of green tea with a squeeze of fresh lemon.organo green tea
Experiment with the wide variety of healthful, detoxifying foods and let us know how you use them in your daily (detoxifying!) meals!
Happy Detoxing!
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