The festival season encompassing Navarathri, Vijayadashami and Diwali has finally come to an end, with people of all age groups having indulged in rich sweets, sumptuous traditional delicacies and oily savouries over the past month. Well, it is now time to get back on track to a healthy routine and the best way to revitalize the body is with detox recipes.

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Detoxing is a vital process that helps the body eliminate harmful substances, waste materials and toxins that trigger disease. In this manner, detoxification effectively lowers inflammation, bolsters immunity and promotes weight loss. Moreover, it also averts chronic ailments such as diabetes, hypertension, Alzheimer’s, by replenishing the body with vital nutrients, regulating blood sugar levels, controlling blood pressure, elevating brain power and even enriching skin and hair health.

A plethora of fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds provide key essential nutrients of vitamins C, E A, dietary fibres, minerals like potassium, zinc, selenium and antioxidants. These components aid in balancing electrolyte levels, supplying instant energy, augmenting digestive and cardiac functions, stimulating the brain and nervous system activity, as well as dispelling detrimental free radicals from inducing oxidative damage to healthy cells and tissues in the body.

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Wondering how to whip up some nutritious detox recipes at home? Look no further, for we bring you two simple, tasty and healthy recipes of an energizing green smoothie and crunchy vegetable salad. Granted, these dishes will instil energy, vitality, stamina, uplift defence mechanism to overcome common and seasonal infections and chronic disorders and ensure optimal overall health.

Energizing Green Smoothie
Energizing Green Smoothie


1 cucumber

A handful of coriander leaves

1 kiwi, with peel removed

1 green apple, cut and seeds removed

1 lemon, sliced in half

2 pieces of ginger root, with peel removed


Transfer the cucumber to the blender/food processor and mash it into a smooth pulp.

Add the coriander leaves, kiwi, green apple, ginger to this, squeeze the juice of half a lemon and pulse on high until a homogenous mix is obtained.

Stir well and drink this energizing green smoothie in the morning after festivities, on an empty stomach.


Cucumber possesses cooling properties to reduce body heat, balance acid levels and gut flora in the stomach, besides B vitamins for improving energy metabolism and combatting fatigue. Blessed with vitamin C, kiwi boosts immunity, while coriander leaves and green apples are rich in vitamin A for healthy eyesight. Lemon juice is an excellent detoxifying agent that flushes out impurities from the body, enhances liver and kidney functions and ginger is rich in fibres and the antioxidant gingerol to aid in digestion.

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Crunchy Vegetable Salad
Crunchy Vegetable Salad


1 cup cauliflower florets

1 cup broccoli florets

1 cup carrots, chopped

1 cup red cabbage, finely cut

½ cup almonds, thinly sliced

2 tbsp sunflower seeds

3 tbsp olive oil

Salt, as needed

Pepper, as required


Combine the cut cauliflower, broccoli, carrot, red cabbage, sliced almonds and sunflower seeds in a large mixing bowl.

Drizzle olive oil on top, season with salt and pepper and mix well.

Serve this crunchy vegetable salad before lunch or dinner as a wholesome appetizer.


Cauliflower and broccoli are beneficial cruciferous vegetables loaded with phytonutrients that display antioxidant traits to cleanse the system and improve blood circulation. Carrots are imbued with vitamin A for optimal vision and the antioxidant lycopene that reduces the risk of cancer. While red cabbage is a storehouse of polyphenols that lower inflammation, almonds, sunflower seeds, olive oil all supply ample healthy unsaturated fats and vitamin E, selenium that are powerful antioxidants, for safeguarding heart wellness.