There is no much to do in a day for all of us now-a-days that we cannot blame if our body becomes our last preference – should not be the case but it is a harsh reality we all live every day. We grab sugar drinks for quick pick up and tend to feel sluggish the whole day. This is because our body is full of toxins and it becomes all the more important for us to detoxify our body to get rid of all those toxins and lead a healthy happy life.
There are many detox juice recipes that you can easily make at home and these ones don’t even take long to make. These detox juices and drinks can help you to reduce inflammation, support digestion, boost energy, promote healthy skin and cleanse the liver. And you do all this without spending a single dollar on detox clinics or harming your body with strict crash diet courses.
Juice detox recipes can be made from a number of vegetables, fruits and herbs that help in providing adequate minerals and vitamins to the body while stimulating detoxification – all this keeps the body in a healthy state and ensures proper functioning of all parts. Once you start bringing detox juices in your daily life, you will be amazed to find out how fresh and light your body feels and we can bet you will never go back to the unhealthy living you were a part of for a very long time.
Benefits of detox juice recipes
Everyday our body is subjected to stress, pollution, preservatives, and various types of chemicals and pesticides depending on our job and industry type. All this eventually get stored in the body and subjects the body to harmful effects in due course of time. Detox juices help to restore the proper functioning of the body by removing all these harmful and toxins substances from the body through healthy eating.
Best ingredients for juice detox recipes
While all kinds of fruits and vegetables can be used in juice detox recipes, there are some that have proven to be some of the best ingredients for detox juices.
Watermelon: with a lot of water content, watermelon is an amazing fruit and our number one choice for a detox juice recipe. It is also low in calories and very filling at the same time that add to its advantages. It helps in fighting inflammation and is a rich source of Vitamins A and B that exhibit anti-aging properties as well.
Cucumber: Cucumber is a natural diuretic that stimulates urination that helps in clearing toxins from the body ad cleanses the liver. Cucumber is also rich in anti-aging stimulants and helps fight inflammation too.
Lemon: Lemon is known to have fantastic detoxifying properties, helps in digestion, is a rich source of vitamin c and helps to have a glowing skin. A simple lemon juice contains lemon and water (with a pinch of salt if you like) and this can also help you in weight loss as lemon is rich in pectin, a type of fiber that keeps you full for a long time.
Berries (Raspberries, Strawberries, etc.): All types of berries have anti-inflammatory antioxidants that help in detoxifying the body and providing strength. Adding such berries to other juice detox recipes can also help on delaying the aging process.
Quick juice detox recipes
Making detox juices and other drinks is also a super easy job – neither much effort/ingredients needed nor lot of time!
To make a quick detox juice, add some of the fruits above to a big jar or a pitcher of water. Add some herbs such as mint leaves, aloe vera gel, dandelions and some ginger if needed to the pitcher. Let this sit for about 3-4 hours or overnight, so all the richness from the fruits and the other ingredients get in the water. While serving add some ice to the detox drink and enjoy with family and friends.
For a precise juice detox recipe, take some mint leaves, two cups of watermelon and one lime wedge and add these three to a pitcher of water. For another quick one, take some drops of lemon juice, two cups of sliced berries, two cups of watermelon and some rosemary and add all of this to a pitcher of water.
There are many other combinations you can try. There is no right or wrong juice detox recipe as long as the end result is tasty and healthy.