Best Foods for a Natural Detox

5 Foods for Your Spring Detox

Rejuvenate your body with these naturally cleansing foods

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With bathing suit season fast approaching, it may be tempting to slim down by popping detox diet pills or slurping your calories in the form of a trendy juice fast. (Get that beach bod with the Look Better Naked! plan) But there’s no such thing as a quick fix. “Instead, incorporate naturally detoxifying fruits, vegetables, and legumes into your diet,” suggests Judy Caplan, MS, RD and spokesperson for the Academy of Dietetics and Nutrition. “You’ll cleanse your body of toxins, and avoid putting them into your body in the first place.” (Search: What are the benefits of detox?) Stock your fridge with these five fortifying foods to combat disease and help regenerate your body the old-fashioned way.

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