Here are a few different detox aids that can be added to a nutritious, well-balanced diet to help you lighten the load.

There’s plenty of evidence that suggests detox diets are superffluous, but that doesn’t necessarily mean eating foods or drinking fluids that encourage waste elimination are, well, wasteful. Water, for example, helps the body flush out toxins and waste and helps the body cleanse.

Consult our checklist of the best detox foods:

Add some apples

Packed with dietary fibre, apples help cleanse the colon, encouraging the elimination of waste and toxic invaders in the digestive system. Also rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, apples help inject a burst of nutrients into your body, aiding the detoxification process.