- Take advantage of the strawberry season. 90% of its composition is water, hence they are an excellent natural diuretic. What's more, being rich in vitamin A, C and E, they are antioxidants!
- Spring is also the dandelion season. Although it is usually taken as an infusion, the leaves of this effective diuretic, which also clears the liver, are taken in salad.
INGREDIENTS: 1 ripe papaya • 1 blood orange • 1 red grapefruit • 1 kiwi.
PREPARATION: Squeeze the orange and grapefruit juice. Cut the papaya in half and remove the seeds in the center. Cut the pulp into pieces and mix it with the citrus juice. Crush with the help of the blender and serve in tall glasses. To accompany the smoothie, cut the kiwi in half, carefully remove the pulp so as not to split the skin and cut it into dice. Fill the empty skin of the kiwi with them and serve with a teaspoon. It is important that the preparation is done as quickly as possible, and that you consume the smoothie right away so that the vitamins of the fruit do not lose their value.
INGREDIENTS: Raspberry and redcurrant juice • Raspberries • Currants • Pineapple or mango ice cream • 1 fresh peppermint branch.
PREPARATION: In a bowl, mix the juices. Add the raspberries and currants, cover the bowl with plastic wrap and put in the freezer a couple of hours. Take out and with a fork, break the ice crystals, but be very careful not to crush the fruits. Put it back in the freezer and repeat the operation a couple more times. When serving, place it in a bowl and accompany with a scoop of ice cream. Garnish with fresh peppermint leaves.
Forget temporarily alcohol in any of its varieties and carbonated drinks. If you are thirsty, drink plenty of water or freshly squeezed fruit juices to keep all of your vitamins.Crudités with lemon
INGREDIENTS: Baby carrots • Radishes • Green celery • 1 lemon.
PREPARATION: Wash all the vegetables. Peel the carrot and radishes, but without removing the skin completely. If the carrots are normal size, cut them into sticks. Prepare a bowl with water and ice and dip the vegetable. Meanwhile, wash the celery and remove the strands. Cut it into strips of about 10 cm. Before serving them, remove the carrot and radishes from the ice water. Sprinkle the vegetable with the lemon juice and serve.
This little green treasure has diuretic, antiseptic and even anesthetic properties (nibbling its leaves soothes sore gums). To benefit from its effects, prepare an infusion in 1 liter of water. When it boils, add a bunch of fresh mint leaves and a sliced lime. Remove from heat and let infuse 10 minutes.Join the artichokes
Its high composition in cinnarin stimulates the production of bile, which facilitates the decongestion of the liver. In addition, the artichoke favors the production of urine and prevents fluid retention.A cup of health
Infusions are a great help when it comes to eliminating toxins. Green tea has a diuretic effect and reduces blood lipid levels, while a chopped and boiled grapefruit 1 minute cleanses the digestive system.