5 Foods To Promote Detoxification In Your Body

We're all exposed to many environmental toxins on a daily basis—from the air we breathe, food we eat, and water we drink—to the products we put on our bodies and in our homes. To achieve optimal health, it’s best to limit your exposure to toxins and to eat foods to strengthen your body’s detoxification pathways.

Research suggests that these foods may help support liver detoxification by altering levels of liver enzymes involved in deactivating and clearing toxic compounds from your body.

About the Author

Margaret Wertheim is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and is the author of Breaking the Sugar Habit: Practical Ways to Cut the Sugar, Lose the Weight, and Regain Your Health. Take this quiz to determine whether you need to curb your sugar intake. Margaret holds a BS in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master’s degree in Nutrition from Bastyr University in Seattle. She counsels individuals and groups on how to adjust their diet to include whole and real foods to support optimum overall health. She also specializes in supporting women's health, fertility, and pregnancy through nutrition and lifestyle choices. Check our her blog for the latest nutrition information, healthy eating tips, and recipes, check out her Breaking the Sugar Habit online course, or sign-up to download your free Natural Sweetener Guide or Fertility and Pregnancy Resource Guide.