How To Recover From Your Junk Food Habit With Healthy Food
A SIMPLE, HEALTHY DIET—ONE that’s high in fiber and low in sugar, preservatives, and unhealthy fats—is all that’s needed to keep your body’s inner workings as smooth and sleek as the day they rolled off the assembly line.
But for those rare (we hope) times when you’ve been overindulging in the bad habits of the past, help your body recover from an excess of abuse by going big on these 9 foods.
It’s a natural diuretic, so asparagus can help relieve bloating and other unpleasant feelings.
Its balance of amino acids and minerals may also work to alleviate hangover symptoms.
This superfruit contains two oils, linalool and geranyl acetate, shown to have a positive effect on digestive disorders.
In a study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, researchers fed 22 different fruits to a group of rats that had liver damage. The avocado was the most beneficial in restoring liver function.
Thanks to their potent levels of potassium, bananas can help counterbalance the effects of sodium on the body and so reduce water retention.
They’re also packed with resistant starch, which helps feed your healthy gut bacteria.