Cucumbers rarely get the attention they deserve, even though they are full of benefits. One such benefit is detoxification of the body as they support the digestive tract and cleanse the liver. They help us stay hydrated and are a natural diuretic food, which means they help the body produce more urine to wash out toxins and waste from the blood and guts.
Tip: Cucumbers also reduce bloating and uncomfortable water retention, which is a great reason to have a few after a night of salty food or alcohol.
A homemade colon cleanse juice to flush out toxins and parasites
Add a teaspoon of sea salt into a glass of warm water, and mix it with apple juice, ginger, and fresh lemon juice. Make a batch, and keep it in your fridge. Whenever you feel thirsty, have a glass or try it along with a meal. Happy cleansing to all!