Detox with Oranges
The best way to detox is to help your body do it naturally. Your body has a natural process to detoxify and cleanse your system, and it doesn’t require any strong laxatives or medications. All your body needs to detoxify itself is a little extra help from a healthy diet and nutrition.Oranges are an amazing way of helping your body perform its cleansing due to the numerous health benefits they offer. These health benefits are plentiful, but just to name a few of these benefits, oranges can support your immune system, prevent skin damage, control blood pressure and blood sugar, lower cholesterol, and can even lower the risk of cancer. It’s no wonder oranges are among the most popular fruits around the world! So, we’d like to share with you a few of our favorite ways to get the health benefits from oranges.
Orange / Vanilla Infused Water
It’s no secret that water is an essential part of any healthy diet as well as a detoxification or cleansing process, but sometimes you get tired of drinking water all day, we get it. So, here’s one of our favorite infused waters from DetoxInsta to try out that is as refreshing and hydrating as water but with some extra nutrition, and 100x more delicious! Here’s what you’ll need:
It's no secret that water is an essential part of any healthy diet as well as a detoxification or cleansing process, but sometimes you get tired of drinking water all day, we get it. So, here's one of our favorite infused waters from to try out that is as refreshing and hydrating as water but with some extra nutrition, and 100x more delicious! Here's what you'll need:
- 2 liters of filtered water
- 1 orange, cut into slices
- ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
Once you have all that prepared, just throw it all in a pitcher, and let it chill in the refrigerator for 1 – 2 hours, and you have a healthy and delicious drink to replace your water!
Orange Detox Water for Radiant Skin
Toxins in your body can have a variety of negative effects on you, with your skin being one of the organs that suffer from it. This next detox water we found on Alluring Soul is full of vitamin C and antioxidants which can help provide younger, more radiant-looking skin, as well as flushing out some other useless bacteria that has overstayed its welcome in your digestive tract. Here’s what you’ll need:
- 3 liters of filtered water
- 2 oranges, sliced
- ½ normal-sized cucumber, sliced
- 1 lemon, sliced
- A handful of mint leaves
Once you’ve got all that ready to go, add it to a pitcher and let it sit and infuse for about 4 – 5 hours, and there you go, another easy, healthy and delicious replacement for your water!
Orange, Ginger, Turmeric Smoothie
Oh boy, did we save the best for last! This one isn’t a detox ‘water,’ but a smoothie. It makes a great snack, or a breakfast on the go, and is very healthy with the added ginger and turmeric. If you haven’t been keeping up with the health fads lately, you might want to learn more about all the amazing benefits of turmeric! Here’s what you’ll need to get this awesome smoothie from The Endless Meal going:
- 2 oranges
- 1 large carrot, chopped
- 1-inch piece of peeled ginger
- ½-inch piece of turmeric, or 1 teaspoon of powdered turmeric
- A pinch of black pepper (to increase bioavailability)
- A cup of ice cubes
- 1 cup of water (Optional)
When you’ve got all that goodness prepared and ready to go, throw it in your blender on high until it’s a smoothie, add the water as you blend if you want it more juice-like.