The human body is a fantastic thing, and under ideal conditions, it can detoxify and repair itself for many decades without any help at all. Unfortunately, we no longer live in an ideal world. Each and every day we are being exposed to countless number of harmful chemicals and other toxin. Even potentially deadly heavy metal and radioactive substances find their way into the food chain, not to mention all the chemical fertilizers; pesticides and insecticides which are applied to the fruit and vegetables we buy in supermarkets.

Because of the environment in which we now live, our bodies inevitably become overloaded with harmful toxins, and eventually our immune system is simply unable to keep up and what better time to detox our bodies then spring.

When winter ends our bodies are ready for a cleanse. Luckily, spring arrives! Spring brings mineral-rich vegetables helpful for detoxing. Nature does know best! Here are seventeen of my favorite foods that you can easily include in your spring cleansing menu.

Helpful foods for a spring cleanse are usually…

  • Easy to digest
  • Alkaline
  • High water content
  • High fiber content
  • Nourish cleansing systems or organs
  • Full of antioxidants
  • Full of anti-inflammatories

Read More: 17 Top Foods for a Spring Detox