In addition to allergies, many people are troubled by fatigue. Not only is our body burdened with digestion of heavy and unhealthy food, it must eliminate pesticides and toxins which come from our surroundings and food as well. If you add stress and fast paced life to the mix, all of that can overburden and weaken the organism and disable it from functioning properly.
Irregular functioning can lead to minor difficulties such as lack of energy, fatigue and apathy, but it can lead to more serious issues because it can develop depression symptoms. Detoxification brings balance and energy back to the body.
Exceptionally important is strengthening the immune system of people who are prone to allergies. Detoxification is an abstract term more commonly used in alternative medicine. When we discuss detoxification, we must know which toxics it involves.
How to cleanse the organism?
According to nutritionists detoxification diets are related to diuretic effect of some groceries with a combination of diets rich in fibers, so they warn that practicing that type of diet can have unfavorable effects on the body in the long run.
It is necessary to pay attention to active food ingredients which can have a positive effect. Those are primarily located in fresh fruit and vegetables which should be consummated every day.
It is recommended to have three larger meals and two smaller meals in between during a day. Breakfast rich in protein will reduce the need for snacks rich in sugar or fat, which will directly reduce the probability of gaining weight.
Breakfast should, in that case, consist of quiches with eggs, zucchini and carrots. Between meals, an aforementioned beverage with flax seed, which should be crushed.
It’s advisable to turn to food which contains herbal proteins and diet fibers such as cooked lentils, chickpea or zucchini.
Another variation of a between meal snack could be a handful of walnuts or almonds. Finally, blanched vegetables – broccoli with olive oil and a cup of tea for dinner.
During detoxification, it is advisable to drink a lot of fluids, up to two liters daily, so harmful matter could be excreted faster via urine and sweat. In addition to water, tea is excellent for cleansing of the body, but it should be drank without sugar or with appropriate amount of honey and lemon.
Chamomile tea has a soothing effect and is often recommended to persons with intumescence or bowel cramping problems and slower digestion.
Active agents of chamomile have the ability to connect with GABA receptors, which is their way of modulating neuroendocrine effects, connecting chamomile with treating stress and insomnia. Chamomile tea is more than worthy substitute for various drinks with added sugar, not only in detoxification period, but during the whole year as well.
There’s also dandelion tea which has diuretic and mild laxative effect, as well as fennel tea which contains antenol as an active ingredient so it is often recommended for treatment of digestion difficulties such as constipation. Anti-inflammatory and diuretic effects are also attributed to them.
Fennel is a strong antioxidant as well and it help keep the antioxidant balance in the body. It is also an excellent source of potassium, which can help with lowering blood pressure levels.
Time is money. Many live hasty lives so they don’t have time to cook, but there’s a solution to undergo detoxification for them as well.
Very simple, interesting and nutritive beverages can be obtained ‘in a blink of an eye’ and they are more than worthy substitute for any kind of bakery products which are consummated as a quick meal during work hours.
An example of a highly nutritive beverage would contain apple, banana, tea spoon of flax seed, walnut pieces and a pinch of cinnamon or ginger. Water can be added depending on personal taste, but it should be considered that flax seed requires a lot of it.
This is a quick method which people can apply in workplace daily, with balanced main meals. Once ingredients are acquired, half of the problem is solved.
We should care more about what we eat during the whole duration of the year, not just in certain intervals.