5 easy detox tips

Stick to your resolutions for a healthier you, using these easy detox tips:

1 Stay hydrated

Start each day with a glass of water plus the juice of half of a lemon. Or add a few slices of lemon if you prefer.

2 Exercise

Commit to at least 30 minutes a day of exercise – try walking or a slow run. Sweating help your body get rid of toxins.

3 Reduce sugar

Besides the obvious sources of sugar like sweets and sugar in your coffee or tea, be careful of hidden sugars in fruit juices and sauces. Always read labels on foods to help avoid hidden sugar. Reducing your sugar intake helps to control cravings, gives you more energy and improves your overall health.

4 Fill up on fibre

It keeps you fuller for longer and helps lower cholesterol. Try fresh fruit and vegetables, peas, beans, wholewheat bread and wholewheat breakfast cereals.

5 Eat regularly

Keep your metabolism going by eating five to six small meals every two to three hours, rather than three large meals per day. Eat nourishing meals that contain healthy fats, such as avocados, protein, such as skinless chicken, and low GI carbohydrates, such as lentils, beans and fruit. 

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