It’s not a secret that our body tends to retain some toxic and overall harmful substances that we take through food or drinks. There are many potions available that claim cleansing properties. They typically do not taste good, but the good news is that there are foods we can eat that will provide natural cleansing. Artichokes, which stimulate liver activity, and lemons, which gets our digestion going, are good examples of such foods. Unlike artichokes, ginger works on renal functions due to its high level of anti-oxidants.
- Some of these ideas can have value. But if you want to detoxify, the first thing to do is to stop bringing toxins into your body in the first place.
- Kidneys perform several functions, including regulating fluid and electrolyte balance in your body.
- Skin is, technically, an organ. It plays an important role in the elimination of toxins. Research has found sweating assists in the elimination of BPA, phthalates, and heavy metals.
“Signs your detox system may need a helping hand: You’re experiencing digestive issues, headaches, skin problems, mood swings, brain fog, nausea, and fatigue. Whatever you do, don’t resort to these detoxing methods.”