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8 Spring Detoxifying Veggies to Put in Your Belly


In spring we clean our homes, our cars, and if we’re really brave we might even tackle the garage. However, after a long, cold winter, your body often requires a little spring cleaning of its own, and these eight seasonal vegetables not only taste great—they’ll help detoxify and energize your body for the spring season…

1. Asparagus

If you don’t believe in the diuretic prowess of asparagus—eat a serving and then urinate (sorry to be so blunt). That’s right, you can smell it working. Even though the smell isn’t pleasant, eating asparagus does much for your body thanks to a certain prebiotic carbohydrate, known as inulin, which promotes the growth of good bacteria within the digestive system.

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