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The 3-Day Soup Cleanse: Eat as Much as You Want and Fight Inflammation, Belly Fat, and Disease.
From time to time, the body needs to be adequately cleansed in order to function better. To do this, people try out different cleansing methods with the aim to remove all harmful body toxins, to clear the skin, rejuvenate the organs, and maintain a youthful appearance.
Soups are a great meal for detoxifying the body and supplying it with important nutrients. By cleansing the body, homemade soup will better the performance of the lymphatic system, lungs, gut, kidneys, liver, and the skin. The soups we’ve prepared for you today will also better the digestion and strengthen your immunity.
Since they have fiber, these soups will boost your energy levels, control your blood sugar, and better your mental sanity. Homemade soups can also prevent diseases, rejuvenate the cells, encourage weight loss, and lower inflammation.
How Does the Soup Cleanse Work?
The soup cleanse should last 1 to 3 days, that is, the first phase begins with one day and one month later, the duration of the phase is three days. On a daily basis, you need to consume five to six bowls of soup. Besides adding veggies to the soup, you should also mix in healthy spices and herbs. During the detox period, you need to drink a lot of water to encourage the elimination of surplus water and toxins in the body. You need to drink half the amount of your weight in ounces of water daily.
Prepare soup in advance and you will have soup for several days.
Detox Soup Ingredients:
First, prepare a miso, bone, or vegetable broth;
Second, add spices like turmeric, ginger, cumin, garlic, cinnamon, etc.;
Third, add the veggies like kale, spinach, zucchini, leeks, onions, carrots, etc.;
Fourth, add starchy veggies like potatoes, acorn squash, parsnips, beets, etc.;
Next, don’t forget about proteins and make sure to add beans, nuts, or lentils;
Additional ingredients you can put into the soup are coconut, avocado, or olive oil, ghee, etc.;
Detox Soup Recipes:
#1. Broccoli detox soup
You will need:
1. 2.5 cups of broccoli florets
2. 3 celery stalks, chopped
3. 1 onion, chopped
4. A cup of kale or spinach
5. 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
6. 2 cups of vegetable or bone broth
7. Half a tsp of sea salt
8. Juice of half a lemon
9. 2 tbsp of coconut oil
10. 2 tbsp of collagen (optional)
First, you need to heat the coconut oil in a pot and then add the broccoli, celery, and onion. Cook and stir for about 5 minutes and then add the broth. Leave it to simmer for 5 minutes or until all the ingredients blend and the soup is even and thick.
#2. Carrot and ginger soup
You will need:
1: 2 pounds of carrots, chopped
2: 2 onions, chopped
3: 6 cups of bone or vegetable broth
4: 3 tbsp of fresh ginger, grated
5: 3 garlic cloves, chopped
6: A cup of coconut milk
7: Sea salt, black pepper, and onion to taste
8: 2 tbsp of ghee or coconut oil
9: 2 tbsp of collagen (optional)
Put the carrots, ginger, garlic, and broth in a pan and bring it to boil and then leave it to simmer. Next, sauté the onions in a pan and add the ghee and cook it until the texture is caramel-like. Then, put the onions and broth in a blender and blend them for a few minutes. At the end, add the coconut milk and seasonings and stir the content well. Serve.
#3. Red lentil soup:
1). ¼ cup of coconut oil, olive oil, or ghee
2). 2 sweet potatoes, chopped
3). An apple, chopped
4). An onion, chopped
5). 2 carrots, chopped
6). Half a cup of red lentils, rinsed
7). Half a tsp of ground cumin
8). Half a tsp of chili powder
9). Half a tsp of paprika
10). 4.5 cups of bone or vegetable broth
11). 1-inch ginger root, minced
12). Sea salt and black pepper to taste
13). Coconut cream (optional)
First, warm up the olive oil on medium heat in a pot. Next, add the potatoes, apple, carrots, and onion and cook them for 10 minutes. Then, add the lentils, ginger, cumin, broth, chili powder, and paprika and let the soup boil. Leave it to simmer for 30 minutes or until everything softens. When the soup thickens, simmer it for a while and in the end, season it with coconut cream.
Joint pain causes great discomfort, aches, and inflammation, and might vary from mild to severe, acute or chronic. The main causes of joint pain are injuries, gout, lupus, broken or dislocated bones, and fibromyalgia. Joint pain might be aggravated or relieved by certain foods. The following 8 foods should be avoided, in order to soothe the joint pain and its accompanying symptoms:
If you suffer from joint pain, you should avoid processed sugars, as they stimulate the release of inflammatory messengers, called cytokines. Therefore, do not consume cereals, donuts, chocolate bars, and sodas, as excessive sugar levels also apply pressure to bones and cause weight gain.