During the warm summer weather, we often want to eat lighter foods and choosing fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables can help to detox the digestive system gently. Choose the following foods to help your digestive system detox, and they taste great too!
Watermelon is 94% water and is one of the best fruits for rehydrating during the hot weather. It is also packed with vitamins A and C.
Cucumber is hydrating and cooling, helping to eliminate toxins from the body. It contains valuable vitamins and minerals, as well as electrolytes.
Lemons are naturally diuretic and help to reduce inflammation, swelling and water retention. They are antibacterial and can help to flush out bacteria that may cause urinary tract infections.
Raspberries are high in vitamins B and C, helping to improve skin health.
Mint is a classic cooling herb and can help improve digestion and metabolism. It also contains menthol oil which has antibacterial and antiseptic qualities that can soothe an upset stomach. Mint is high in antioxidants which help to prevent free radicals, giving you brighter and fresher looking skin. It is an excellent remedy for treating nausea, and especially morning sickness.