The foods listed in this section can be considered detoxifying for the following reasons:
- They contain certain molecules that bind carcinogens and other internal toxins tohether to prepare for excertion.
- They provide critical nutrients for the liver’s natural detoxification pathways.
- They contain phytochemicals such as indole-3-Carbinol(13C),which appear to have anti-carcinogenic and anti-cancer properties.
- They promote acid/alkaline balance that can lead to more effective elimination of toxins from the body.
Top 5 Detoxifying Greens:
The liver detoxifies the body by filtering the blood,producing bile,and breaking down toxins and waste.Artichokes have been shown in human studies to increase the production of bile,which helps to eliminate toxins in the body by flashing them out trough the colon.
A member of the brassica family,broccoli is rich sulfur-containing compounds known as glucosinates.Human studies show that glucosinate-containing compounds may trigger detoxifying enzyme systems in the body.Inrecasing consumption of glucosinates may help to fuel this process.
Like broccoli,Brussels sprouts are also a member of the brassica family,and are aslo rich in sulfer-containing glucosinates.Brussels sprouts contain compounds shown to be helpful in both phase 1 and phase 2 of the detoxification process,supplying ample antioxidant support during the former,and liver support durring the latter.
4.Cilantro and Parsley
Proving that great things come in small packages,these herbs are known for their heavy-metal chelating capabilities meaning they help bind metal ions for easier elimination from the body.
This single-celled algae has been shown to bind heavy metals such as mercury and other toxic pollutants together to escort them out of vital tissues.Chlorella is noted for its large amounts of chlorophyll,which is way one tiny scoop will make your entire Nutriblast Rx glow green!