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At the beginning of the year, the majority of people are feeling rather sluggish after enjoying the festive period of overindulgence. Now it’s January, it’s time to treat your body to a healthy detox. Of course, that doesn’t mean your diet has to be bland and tasteless. Our detox smoothie recipes are so tasty you have to try them; plus they’ll leave you feeling ready to take on the world!
Berries are one of the ultimate ingredients when it comes to improving your health. In particular, raspberries are an excellent source of vitamin C and have been shown to help control blood sugar. When consumed, they also activate detoxifying enzymes whilst ginger stimulates digestion, leaving you feeling refreshed on the inside and out. Simply blend the ingredients together and enjoy as a snack or breakfast replacement.
This super green smoothie is packed to the brim with health benefits, making it the ultimate detox smoothie. Kale is a brilliant source of calcium, romaine lettuce boosts heart health, broccoli is full of omega 3 and apples are a great way to increase your fiber intake. If that isn’t enough, lemon is also a natural antibacterial which can help fight off any winter colds and bugs. Just juice all of the ingredients and indulge in this refreshing smoothie drink!
If you’d prefer your detox smoothie to have a little bit of a kick, this spicy detox drink is perfect for you. Not only is it delicious, it’s full of the phytochemical phthalide which relaxes the muscles in your arteries; therefore lowering blood pressure. By juicing the ingredients, you’ll have the ultimate hearty detox smoothie to fill you up. It’s especially useful if you’re aiming to stop snacking throughout the day.
For those of you suffering with a low immune system, this simple detox smoothie aims to boost immunity. Made using just three ingredients blended together, it’s low cost, easy to create and is great for anyone to drink; regardless of diet or lifestyle.
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