Foods That Cleanse

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It is a great time of year to focus more on your health and what we are putting in our bodies. The easiest way to cleanse or detoxify the body is by being more conscious of what we eat. There are a number of pollutants and chemicals in our food and environment these days that can build up in the body over time.

Nutrient rich foods can do your body a world of good by working to draw out and eliminate toxins. The organs that we rely on to keep unwanted chemicals out of our systems are the skin and liver.

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Photo credit: nick saltmarsh

Some foods are more notable in their detoxifying qualities than others. Mindbodygreen.com published an article, 5 Foods That Will Help Your Body Detoxify And Cleanse, that highlights a few of these impressive foods. They are:

  1. Parsley and Coriander
  2. Water
  3. Leafy Greens
  4. Lemon Water
  5. Avocado

Have a read through the article to find out how each contributes to the detoxing process! And to help the detox. process, the article recommends having a sauna as a way to open up our skin and encourage the cleansing that happens through sweat. All great tips!

With food as nature’s medicine, Naturopathic Doctors will often help your find the foods that are best for you, and let you know which you should try and avoid. If you are interested in meeting with one of our great Vancouver Naturopaths, please feel free to contact the clinic!

Broadway Wellness is a friendly and community focused, Vancouver Wellness Clinic. Based  around a core Vancouver massage therapy, the clinic also includes Naturopathic Medicine, and Chiropractic care. We offering services in a beautiful and expansive centre, conveniently located in the heart of Fairview – near Broadway & Oak, in Vancouver BC, Canada.

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