In the modern world, almost everything that surrounds us is made up of technology, chemicals and all sorts of preservatives. Bad food habits, lack of exercise, too much exposure to radiation are just a few reasons why people get sick. These things can be considered toxins that silently kills our body every minute of the day. That is why our body is needing some detoxification every now and then. Having a seasonal detox is an effective way to clear toxins from our body and enhance our overall health. So here’s a video to help you chill out and cleanse your body for a day.
Detoxifying came in a wide range from simply avoiding gadgets for a day to making do-it-yourself detox drinks and food that could help you breathe in fresher air and give your body a natural way to flush out toxins in your body.
This video suggests 2 things jump start that cleansing process. One is taking a break from technology and from so much radiation by keeping yourself away from cellphones and laptops. Secondly is by preparing nutritious food that your family can easily grab anytime so that it will be easier for them to opt for healthy food rather than grabbing some sugary snacks or calorie packed chips.
Here are some recipes that are easy to follow and the ingredients are so common that you can easily find it in your fridge.
DIY Sunrise Smoothie
In the morning, you can do a Sunrise Smoothie and you will need the following ingredients:
- 1 frozen banana
- 1/2 cup frozen mango
- 1/2 cup pineapple
- 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
- 1 cup coconut water
- a juice of 1 piece lemon
- vanilla mushroom protein
1.Mix all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend it until you get a smoothie-like texture. And serve it to your family under the morning sunshine when the sun is still not too hot.
2. For snacks, instead of having sweets or chips a fruity snack bar is suggested. It is a combination of nuts or almonds, blueberries and a plate of sliced pineapple, apples, and watermelon. You may also add some slice of vegetables.
DIY Detox Crunchy Salad
For lunch or dinner, you can go for more and more serving of vegetables to your diet. It can help you get more fiber to aid your metabolism and benefit more from its nutrients and vitamins by eating it raw. So it is highly suggested to have a crunchy salad.
- 1 Broccoli
- 2 Carrots
- 1/2 Cauliflower
- 3-4 tbsp Cranberries
- 1 inch Ginger
- 3-4 Kale, thin leaves
- 1 Lemon
- 1/2 tsp Oregano, dried
- 1/2 cup Parsley, small leaves fresh
- 1 tsp Honey
- 2 tbsp Olive oil
Chop and combine all ingredients. For the dressing, you can have 1 lemon, half tablespoon of dried oregano, half cup of fresh parsley leaves, 1 tablespoon of honey, 2 tablespoons of olive oil. If you don’t feel like a goat eating leaves, you can go ahead and make that dressing more flavorful and add more depending on your taste.
DIY Essence Water
And since you are flushing out toxins to your body it is very important to hydrate yourself as much as possible. And if you are one of the people who doesn’t like drinking water, making some spa water could help you gulp those much-needed electrolytes.
To make a spa essence water you can combine all these ingredients:
- 1 cup sliced strawberries
- 1 cup sliced cucumbers
- 2 limes, sliced
- ¼ cup fresh mint leaves
- Ice cubes
Detox Ginger Green Tea
Tea is also perfect for a detox because of its properties that can help you metabolize faster so if you are a huge fan of it, you can enjoy some DIY ginger detox tea. You can do it by grabbing some jar and mix 1 cup of chopped organic green tea, 1 inch of sliced ginger, squeeze it with some lemon and if you prefer some sweet kick you can add honey, and add ample amount of water. Brew it for about 15 minutes and use some strainer to filter it. And serve it with ice to some excitement.
Detox Cleanse Bath
That’s not all, this video comes in complete with a detox bath soak to cleanse the outside layer of the body. A detox bath soak before bedtime can help you relax and sleep soundly. Epsom salt is known to relieve muscle tension and pain and it can alleviate joint inflammation. You can combine 1 cup of baking soda, 1 cup Epsom salt, 3-5 drops of lavender and 2 drops of eucalyptus. Essential oils are also used in spas to help your senses calm and be more relaxed.
So with all the whole day’s detox, I am sure that you can get rid of all that tension and stress plus you get a healthy, and a bloated free tummy too. At the end of the day, since you have rested, your mind will be clear enough to see the beautiful things in life – an over-all reason to always bear a smile.