Detox to Lose Weight
Detox and Exercise
During the practice of physical exercise, the construction of more muscle mass occurs, and during this process lactic acid is produced, the substance responsible for causing muscle pain after physical activity.
In these cases, the detox diet helps eliminate excess lactic acid and other inflammatory substances produced during exercise faster, making muscle recovery faster, which improves performance in training.
Top Detox Foods
The main foods with detoxifying properties that should be consumed regularly are:
Spirulina, a seaweed rich antioxidants;
Cabbage, for being rich in anti-inflammatory substances that aid in the functioning of the kidneys;
Probiotics, such as natural yogurts and kefir, which improve the intestinal flora and immune system;
Citrus juices of lemon, orange, passion fruit and pineapple, for being rich in antioxidants;
Water, for helping to eliminate toxins through the urine;
Ginger, for having strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action;
Garlic, by containing the powerful allicin antioxidants.
In addition to increasing the consumption of these foods, in order for the detox diet to work, one should avoid consuming alcoholic beverages, sweets, red and processed meats such as sausage and sausage, and fried foods.