Top 5 Foods for Detoxing

Spring is well and truly here so it's time to get pumped and start organising your healthy meal plans and weekly fitness routine!

To help you with your shopping list for the season, we have five fabulous detoxifying foods that you should make sure to include.


Beets are renowned for being packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants such as potassium, magnesium, iron and folic acid.

It's a fantastic edible source of betalains which promote cell repair, structure and regeneration, particularly in the liver! This veggie can also lower cholesterol, stabilise blood sugar and treat fatigue.

Add to a detox juice along with fresh ginger, apple and carrots.


This citrus fruit is a no-brainer when it comes to detoxifying fruits, with lemons a rich source of the immune-boosting vitamin C, which also help to get rid of unwanted toxins in the body.

They are also high in dietary fibre which can help to prevent bowel problems and improve cholesterol levels.

Prepare in a cleansing juice along with powdered ginger, turmeric and water.


Artichokes are abundant in September, so make sure to bag a few of these veggies next time you're at the supermarket. They are a great source of dietary fibre, supporting good bowel health, as well as folate which keeps your blood healthy.

Enjoy this spring veggie with in a Italian chopped salad with tomatoes, chickpeas and olives, or baked and stuffed with sundried tomato filling.


Boost the health benefits of your green juice with the cleansing food of wheatgrass.

Wheatgrass is noted to help alkalise and clean the blood of impurities, containing essential nutrients such as protein, potassium and vitamin E.


This super-veg is generally available all-year-round and contains three nutrients that have a great impact on the detoxifying the body, these include glucobrassicin, gluconasturtiin and glucoraphanin.

Cut up some trees of broccoli and add it to a detoxifying soup made up of spinach, garlic, parsnips, parsley and lemon.

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