Detox Shakes: A regular intake of these simple detox drinks can help you lose weight, boost your metabolism, work as an amazing laxative agent, and aid digestion.

Detox smoothies to cleanse the body

The detox trend is increasingly taking over the fitness loop, and rightly so, the heavily urbanized and increasingly toxic world we inhabit is weighing on our health. The need to incorporate detox drinks can provide a balance to improve our health.

1. Smoothie with lemon and beet

Combining the digestive properties of beets with the alkaline effect of lemon juice we can obtain a complete detox smoothie to purify the body. Its properties help to promote the elimination of waste and restore the pH of the blood.


  • 1 medium beet
  • 2 lemons, peeled
  • ½ teaspoon of grated ginger (2.5 g)
  • 1 glass of water (250 ml)


  1. First, chop the beets and lemons and put them in the blender.
  2. Next, add the ginger and the glass of water.
  3. Lastly, it processes everything at maximum speed.

Consumption mode:

Strain the smoothie and consume it immediately on an empty stomach.

2. Celery and kale detox smoothie


  • 5 stalks of organic celery
  • 1 cup well washed organic kale
  • ½ cup romaine lettuce 1 handful organic parsley
  • 2 green apples cut into ¼ (without seeds)
  • 1 well washed organic medium cucumber
  • 1 organic lemon with well washed peel
  • 1 tablespoon of organic honey
  • Pure water to taste
  • Ice cubes to taste


  1. Mix very well at high speed with the blender, extractor or mixer (also, if possible, with turbo function) all the components of this super healthy smoothie recipe until you obtain a mixture with a smooth and homogeneous texture. Serve and enjoy immediately.

3. Cabbage, apple and lemon smoothie

This healthy drink contains alkalizing and diuretic compounds that promote health. In addition to fighting excess acidity, it stimulates the elimination of accumulated liquids and waste. Among other things, it improves intestinal transit and immune health.

Therefore, it is one of the smoothies that you can include in your detox diet on a regular basis. It is very low in calories and perfect for when you want to lose weight.


  • ½ cabbage
  • 2 sour apples
  • The juice of a lemon
  • 1 glass of water (250 ml)


  1. To start, chop the ingredients and put them in the blender with the lemon juice and the glass of water.
  2. Then blend for a few minutes, until all the ingredients are well integrated.

Consumption mode

  • Serve it without straining and consume it on an empty stomach, at least 3 times a week.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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