A poor diet and some of our habits can significantly impair the functioning of the whole body. Dangerous for him are toxins contained in processed food, cigarette smoke or, for example, in smog. It is difficult to avoid them, and they cause a number of ailments, most often underestimated. These include skin changes, weight gain, drowsiness, lack of concentration, decreased immunity, or insomnia. Although the body is cleansed by the strenuous work of the liver, kidneys and intestines, the excess of harmful substances makes them work less efficiently. To support important organs, you should turn to cleansing procedures in the form of cocktails. These are real vitamin bombs that are easy to digest, and most importantly, effective and tasty.
Exotic fruit cocktail
Exotic fruits are now available in stores all year round. They are recognized not only for their unique taste, but also for the nutrients they contain. It's worth reaching for a simple pineapple-mango-based cocktail. The first fruit is rich in vitamins (B, C, PP), minerals (phosphorus, iron, manganese and copper), as well as fiber and bromelain, a substance that boosts immunity, neutralizes inflammation and supports bowel function. On the other hand, mango contains vitamins A, E and K, which are powerful antioxidants, that is, substances that neutralize toxins. To make a cocktail, just throw a few pineapple slices into a blender and add half a ripe mango to it. Mix everything until smooth and add a little natural yogurt.
Citrus Vitamin Bomb
In autumn and winter, citrus fruits are sold in stores at more attractive prices, which encourages us to buy them. They differ in that they contain a huge amount of vitamin C. It is known to boost immunity and help fight infections such as colds and flu. It is worth knowing that vitamin C is one of the antioxidants that can prevent diseases of civilization, remove toxins from the body and slow down the aging process of body cells. How to use citrus fruits in your cleansing shake? All you need is a white grapefruit, a small orange and lemon, and a green apple to soften the flavor. Peel fruits (except apples), cut into smaller pieces, stir and cool. The cocktail should be drunk every morning (preferably on an empty stomach).
The green cleansing smoothie not only looks delicious, it tastes just as delicious. It can be made with spinach, celery, parsley, cucumber and a few tablespoons of lemon juice. Spinach is rich in iron, which prevents anemia and supports the nervous system; Celery is rich in vitamins A and C, while parsley contains valuable chemical compounds (apiol and myristicin) that have diuretic and antiseptic properties. Cucumber contains a lot of vitamin C and a lot of water, which helps to cleanse the kidneys and bladder. Vegetables contain chlorophyll, which is responsible not only for their rich color, but also adds energy and detoxifies the digestive system. Making a nutritious shake is easy: just put all the green vegetables in a blender and stir. Finally, you can add lemon juice to taste. If the smoothie is soft, you can add a green apple to it.
Until recently, the consumption of beets was limited to making Christmas borscht or beets. Today, many culinary uses of this vegetable have been discovered, as well as its properties. Beets can be safely eaten raw, which allows them to take full advantage of their benefits. It contains vitamins (C, A, E, K and group B) and minerals such as iron (protects against anemia), potassium (regulates blood pressure and heart function), or even zinc (stimulates immunity). However, the most important substance is betanin, which is at the forefront of antioxidants to facilitate the body's detoxification process. How to make a cocktail? All you need is a medium-sized peeled beet, half a salary (root), a clove of garlic, a bunch of parsley, and one apple. The ingredients should be cut into smaller pieces and mixed.