Leafy greens

These are rich in glucosinolates, which support detoxification.

Try Cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, romaine lettuce, kale, Brussels sprouts, spinach, watercress, chard

Lean proteins 

Eat these for the amino acids that are essential for supporting the various detoxification pathways in the liver.

Try Fish, shellfish, chicken, turkey, eggs

Carotene-rich foods

Orange-coloured fruit and veg is high in protective antioxidants, which neutralise toxins that enter the body, as well as the toxins created as we detox.

Try Pumpkin, carrot, red pepper, sweet potato, cantaloupe melon

Berries

These are high in antioxidants to neutralise the harmful free radicals created during detoxification. Plus, they’re packed with soluble fibre to support digestion.

Try Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries 

Green superfoods

Help with the removal of toxins and are a good source of energising magnesium and chlorophyll. Add to juices and smoothies.

Try Wheatgrass, chlorella, spirulina, moringa

Quercetin-rich
foods

Quercetin is a potent detoxing antioxidant that’s great for reducing inflammation, too.

Try Apple, onion, kale, cherry, extra virgin olive oil, beans, broccoli, green tea

Probiotics 

These provide beneficial bacteria that’s important for digestion and removal of toxins.

Try Yoghurt, kefir, kombucha, sauerkraut, kimchi

Spices 

Proven to support detoxification and lower inflammation.

Try Ginger, garlic, turmeric

Sea vegetables 

Known for their excellent ability to remove toxins from the body.

Try Seaweed, kelp, agar 

Green tea

Brew this for catechins — a flavonoid that speeds up liver activity and protects against harmful free radicals.

Seeds

These provide plenty of fibre
to improve toxin elimination.

Try Sesame, flaxseed, chia

Globe artichokes and beetroot

Known for their ability to support bile flow and gallbladder function.

Lemons

A great source of vitamin C, which is known to help the body detox. Drink water with lemon first thing to kickstart your digestion.

Must-try detox supplements

1 Biotics Research Nutri Clear 

£50.13 for a
670g tub, nutri-linkltd.co.uk 

2 Nutri Celapro Green Tea, Limonene, Lycopene and Turmeric Detox Combination Formula 

£32.99, nutricentre.co.uk 

3 Sun Chlorella tablets  

£21.99 for 300 tablets, nutricentre.com 

4 Gourmet Spirulina Flakes

£12.99, Planet Organic  

5 Viridian Organic Milk Thistle Tincture

£7.99, nutricentre.com 

6 T Plus Wellness Drinks Green Tea Detox Tea Apple & Blackcurrant

£3.69 for 15 tea bags, tplusdrinks.com