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8 Mean, Clean Cleansing Foods

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If you enjoyed a few too many rich dinners, celebratory beverages, decadent deserts…or perhaps all of the above, over the past few months, it may be time for a cleanse!

Now, I’m not suggesting living on water and lemon for the next ten days. But what I am suggesting is introducing some foods into your diet that can help cleansing your body of harmful toxins, detoxify the major organs (i.e., the liver, intestines, and kidneys), and eliminate the toxic buildup of harmful environmental and lifestyle choices—such as smoking, illness, and food additives.

Let food be your purifying medicine with these 8 cleansing foods…

1. Avocados

When it comes to good fats, we often reach first for avocados. However, it turns out this creamy, healthy piece of produce actually holds true to a few cleansing powers of its own.  Just one avocado contains adequate nutritional value to help lower your cholesterol, dilate the blood vessels for fresh blood flow, and to ban 30 artery-destroying carcinogens from entering your body—and that’s thanks to a nutrient called glutathione!

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