- A five-day juice fast
- Eating raw fruits and veggies on day 1 and five, and drink juices on day 2,3 and 4
There’re tons of juicing recipes. Always pick the right fruits and veggies, and make sure they provide a detox effect. We give you four juicing recipes, and each of them involves the right combination of ingredients that aid in the cleansing process.
- 6-8 radishes
- ½ purple cabbage
- 8 celery stalks
- 1 lemon
- 1-inch piece of ginger root
You already know that organic foods provide the optimal health benefits. Wash your ingredients well, and juice. That’s all. Replace one of your meals with this juice. Make some more if you’re trying to replace several meals.
Carrots and cucumbers
- 8 carrots
- 2 green apples
- 1 large cucumber
- ½ lemon
These ingredients are just enough for one portion. Use more of them if you need some more of the juice.
Wash and juice the ingredients. This light juice can replace a midday meal which means you shouldn’t drink it instead of your breakfast.
- ½ watermelon (fresh coconut water works just as fine)
- 1 lime, peeled
Juice the watermelon, and make sure you juice the rind, too. It contains compounds that aid in the breakdown of kidney stones.
Chunk the watermelon, peel the lime and juice. Citrus juices improve the body’s ability to absorb nutrients up to 5 times.
Drink plenty of watermelon juice, because it’s really good in the role of kidney cleanser.
Cayenne pepper and citrus fruits
- 1 lemon
- ½ lime
- A dash of cayenne pepper
- 2 cups of water
- 1 tbsp. raw honey
Drinking this juice is a nice way to start your day. The combination of mighty ingredients will cleanse your kidneys. Juice the citrus fruits, and add them to your water. Sweeten with honey, and add a dash of cayenne pepper.
The following foods improve the cleansing effect
Some foods are just better than others, and you should eat more of them. The following foods will help you get rid of toxins, and cleanse your kidneys and digestive organs.
It’s actually the root of celery. You may not find it fancy, but it’s definitely a ‘must’ when it comes to kidney cleansing.
Celeriac is rich in nutrients that cleanse your kidneys.
Use celeriac in your kidney-cleansing broths.
It has strong diuretic and alkalizing power. Eat more asparagus to prevent the formation of kidney stones. Compounds in asparagus break up oxalic acid crystals in the kidneys.
Watermelon is mostly water, and it’s definitely one of the most powerful diuretics. You should also snack watermelon in addition to your cleansing juice.
As mentioned before, always use the rind when juicing, because it contains compounds that break down kidney stones. Some foods enhance the digestive function, and ease the elimination of toxic waste.
Every kidney cleansing procedure should contain lemon juice. It prevents the formation of kidney stones. Fresh lemon juice aids in the breakdown of toxic waste. Add lemon to your juices if you’re dealing with frequent urge of urination. The same applies to people who deal with a frequent urge, and still don’t pee much. Lemon juice will lessen your bathroom trips.
Herbs and spices
Every kidney cleanse should involve herbs and spices. Ginger and turmeric are a nice options to try. They are packed with antioxidants that improve the function of your kidneys. Turmeric reduces inflammation, and prevents the occurrence of kidney infections. Dandelion leaves and nettle also work well.
Always do a proper kidney cleanse to prevent bloating, and improve your kidney function. Try our recipes, and eat more of the foods we listed.
Source: Time For Natural Health Care
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