Best Supplements for Detoxing, According to Experts
Whether you've recently found yourself feeling sluggish after a few too many takeout meals or want to kickstart some healthier eating habits, detoxing can be a great way to feel like you're starting with a clean slate.
While juice cleanses and prolonged fasts may claim to have detoxifying effects on your body, experts say that you don't have to go to such extreme lengths to improve your health.
In fact, adding a few supplements to your regular routine may be enough to aid the detox process. Read on to discover which supplements experts recommend for a healthy detox.
And for more great additions to your supplement routine, check out the Best Supplements To Buy at Costco, Say Experts.
Naked Nutrition Fiber Supplement
If you want to get healthier quickly and easily, a fiber supplement is a great way to kick off a detox.
"While our bodies are already built to naturally detox itself, fiber is one important nutrient that helps support this process. It's recommended for women to consume 25 grams of fiber each day and men to consume 38 grams each day. If you find yourself not getting enough fiber from whole foods in the diet, it may be helpful to supplement," says Mackenzie Burgess, RDN, a registered dietitian nutritionist and recipe developer at Cheerful Choices.
"I recommend trying this Naked Nutrition Fiber Supplement which contains 5 grams of fiber per serving with no added fillers or artificial sweeteners." For more great ways to load up on fiber, check out the 43 Best High-Fiber Foods For a Healthy Diet.
Designer Whey Protein Powder
If you want to kick off a healthier lifestyle, adding some probiotics to your regular routine is a good place to start.
"Probiotics are 'good bacteria' that promote gut-health and keep our detoxification organs healthy. Maintaining a healthy gut can also help aid in digestion and improve overall well-being," says Burgess, who recommends this probiotic-enriched protein powder from Designer Protein.
JSHealth Detox + Debloat
If you're eager to reduce bloating and feel more confident in your clothes, JSHealth's Detox + Debloat supplement might just be the key to get you there.
Clinical nutritionist Jessica Sepel, founder of JSHealth, recommends this supplement because it contains multiple bloat-reducing ingredients.
"Fennel is traditionally used in Western herbal medicine to relieve abdominal bloating, turmeric is traditionally used in western herbal medicine to relieve digestive discomfort and supports liver health, and milk thistle is traditionally used in Western herbal medicine to support natural cleansing and detoxification," says Sepel.
California Gold Milk Thistle Extract
If you want to improve your liver health as part of a detox, try making milk thistle part of your regular routine.
"I recommend California Gold's Milk Thistle Extract to help with detox support. Milk Thistle contains several Silymarin Flavonoids that research has shown to be helpful to overall liver health and support natural detoxification," says Michael T. Murray, ND, chief scientific advisor to iHerb. "The California Gold formula contains a premium grade extract standardized to 80% Silymarin Flavonoids."
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