Saturday, March 24, 2012

Spring cleaning of the organism

After a long winter, when our diet lacks fresh fruits and vegetables, may appear unpleasant symptoms such as chronic fatigue, headaches, depression and low immune system. Use the spring to fill the body with vitamins and minerals, clean it of toxins and get ready for next year.


Although the detoxification of the body can do in any season, spring is the best time for it. In nature, spring is a time of awakening, renewal and growth. Rhythm of our body is connected with the rhythm of nature.
For our body spring is also the time of regeneration and renewal.Because this is a perfect time for cleansing the body.

Detoxification in 5 easy steps

Cleaning the body does not have to be complicated. Follow these simple instructions and soon you will feel full of energy.
First Fruit
Consume as much fruits. And any form - fresh, dried, frozen or in juice - fruit will bring energy and vitality.
Second Water
Drink more water! Water is vital to our health because it plays a role in all physiological processes of the organism. Water is an essential part of any detoxification diet. Drink 8-10 glasses of spring or purified water each day. The water helps eliminate toxins from the body, improves metabolism, mood and skin appearance.
Third Greens
Vegetables - especially green vegetables (broccoli, kale, spinach) - is rich in vitamins and minerals, improves the immune system, cleanses the body of toxins and with all it contains very few calories! Eat it as you can - in raw form, stewed or steamed, in salads or homemade green juices.
4th Whole grains and legumes
Whole grains and legumes are excellent sources of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, protein and dietary fiber.Include in your diet wild or brown rice, whole-grain bread, couscous, bulgur, buckwheat, integral pasta, different kinds of beans, lentils, chickpeas.
5th Lemon
Lemon is the ideal food for detoxification because it helps eliminate toxins from the body. Start your day with a glass of warm water to which you have squeezed half a lemon. Immediately you will feel better, and after a while you will notice that you have more energy and lose pounds.

What is recommended during the detoxification diet?
Rest! Rest is very important for the regeneration of our body. Before you go to sleep. During the detox, I need you at least 8 hours of sleep.
Gently exercise. Walking, yoga, tai chi, stretching, breathing exercises a beneficial effect on body detoxification.Avoid exhausting exercise.
Spend more time outdoors, walking and breathing fresh air. Oxygen is an essential element of life. Fresh air enhances energy and vitality, and negative ions, which are found in nature, have a positive effect on our health.
Change the way you prepare food. Instead of fried and baked foods you eat more fresh fruits and vegetables.Try steaming - for this type of cooking the food remains the most vitamins and minerals. Make homemade juices of fruits and vegetables.

What should you avoid during the detoxification diet?
- During the cleansing of the body do not consume alcohol, coffee and soft drinks.
- If you can not live without cigarettes, reduce them to a minimum.
- Avoid processed foods, margarine, refined oils, white sugar, flour smoothly.
- Do not eat heavy, fried and fatty foods.
- Avoid stress.

Use ecologically grown foods
If possible, a child during detoxification using ecologically grown foods, available in health food stores. Foods grown in the traditional manner, contain pesticides and other toxic substances and therefore are not suitable for detoxification.

Diet plan

Using the guidelines, we have given in this article, you can compile your own diet plan. It is important to use food, suitable for detoxification and avoid "forbidden" foods.
Here you can find an eating plan, which itself often use:

Immediately after getting up
Drink 2 cups of lukewarm water with lemon.
The green pulp juice (see recipe below).
Snack (if desired)
Fruit or dried fruit with nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, etc.). Fresh fruit you can eat as much as you want.But do not overdo it with dried fruit and nuts because they contain lots of calories.
A large plate of salad, cooked cereals or legumes, cooked vegetables seasoned with olive oil
Snack (if desired)
Fruit or dried fruit with nuts.
The green pulp juice or a glass of milk with biscuits integral

Mushy green juice recipe

The green pulp juice is an ideal meal - a tasty, nutritious and ready in 2 minutes! Try it and you might become part of your daily diet.
- 1 banana
- 300 ml of lukewarm water
- 100 g berries (fresh or frozen)
- 1-2 list of cabbage
- Optional - teaspoon brown sugar
All ingredients in blender and grind for 1-2 minutes. Juice drink immediately in small sips. This amount of juice is enough for one meal for one person.
Forest fruits can be substituted with any other fruit (except watermelon and melon), kale - with spinach or any other green vegetables, and brown sugar with honey or maple syrup.
The juice can add a handful of almonds or hazelnuts (soaked overnight).
How to make delicious and healthy breakfast in 5 minutes

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