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4th of July Detox Ideas That Really Cleanse

4th of July Detox Ideas That Really Cleanse

The Fourth of July celebration equals lots of grilled meat, an overload of sweets and good old potato salad unlimited. It’s no wonder why most of us feel sluggish and literally heavy the day after.

But here’s the good news: you can always get your body back on track by detoxifying! Here are 5 tried and tested ways to cleanse after some pretty heavy Fourth of July buffet.

DETOX

detox water with fruits and berries in jar, insta retro toned effect

Water

Liter Glass Carafe with Walnut Stop

Liter Glass Carafe with Walnut Stop

Drinking water alone flushes out toxins from your body. Since you might have reached for more sugary drinks and even alcoholic beverages during the Fourth of July celebration, now’s the good time to get back to water.

Borosilicate Glass Small Pitcher

Borosilicate Glass Small Pitcher

You can even go a step further by adding lemons and other fruits into the mix to make your very own detox water. DIYnCrafts has 20 delicious detox water recipes you might want to try post 4th of July.

Fresh green tea with tea leaves in the water ** Note: Shallow depth of field

Tea

Bancha Organic Green Tea

Bancha Organic Green Tea

Detox teas has been the fad for the past years, with celebrities heading the teatox trend. Hollywood names like Kendall Jenner and Giuliana Rancic swear by them, but does tea really cleanse?

Celtic Blend Organic Breakfast Black Tea

Celtic Blend Organic Breakfast Black Tea

The short answer is yes. Most teas have antioxidants, which means that swapping a can of soda for a cup of tea makes your body’s natural process of detoxification significantly easier. In general, basic green and black teas aid in cleaning the body so they are the perfect kind for teatox.

Bunch of fresh kale over a wooden background. Overhead view.

Greens

Fresh Picked Baby Arugula

Fresh Picked Baby Arugula

Leafy greens are your new best friend post Fourth of July. Raw mustard greens, for example, help flush out toxins from the body, thereby aiding its natural detox process.

Brad's Leafy Kale

Brad’s Leafy Kale

Kale and other green, leafy vegetables of the same kind like cabbage, arugula and Brussel sprouts are also great detox foods. In fact, kale actually beats broccoli when it comes to antioxidant power, so making it a staple in your diet will surely help.

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Exercise

Barefoot Yoga Hybrid Eco Mat

Barefoot Yoga Hybrid Eco Mat

Any form of exercise won’t automatically flush out toxins from your body. Like water, tea and greens, exercising regularly enhances your overall health condition, thereby supporting your body in doing what it’s supposed to do: get rid of toxins.

Eco Yoga Package

Eco Yoga Package

“If you start talking about exercising to detoxify, there’s no scientific data,” Today quotes Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin, chief of women’s sports medicine at Harvard Medical School. “The human body is designed to get rid of what we don’t need.”

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Sauna

Finally, one can also help prep the body for detoxification by getting in a sauna. “Heating of the tissues enhances metabolic processes,” Lawrence Wilson writes in a Mercola article. “Repeated use of the sauna slowly restores skin elimination. Toxic chemicals and metals can be removed faster than with any other method,” he adds.

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