Post Australia Day detox foods!

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Feeling hungover after a big Australia Day? Try munching on these detox foods to rid your body of remnants yourself of those national day indulgences

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1. Beetroots

This detox booster contains betacyanin, which works as an anti-inflammatory and is bursting with antioxidants. Use raw in salads or cut peeled raw beetroot into thin (1cm thick) slices and roast in the oven for 25 minutes and enjoy as the healthy chip alternative!

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2. Cabbage

Packed with fibre and containing enzymes to assist in metabolising toxins and excess hormones. Shred up and add to your salad for some extra crunch!

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3. Protein

Quality organic meat can fuel your detox thanks to sulfur-containing amino acids. These not only give you a vitamin boost, but also boost circulation and nourish your hair, nails and skin.

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4. Apples

The pectin in apples, which is available in the skin and pulp, delivers a multitude of health benefits to assist in digestion and detoxifying. Apples are also one of the fruits with the lowest sugar levels and high water content. Cut into thin slices and enjoy with a teaspoon of almond butter for the perfect afternoon snack!

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5. Chia seeds

Containing anti-inflammatory and cleansing benefits, fibre-rich chia seeds can help the body excrete bad toxins. They also give you brighter skin, a boost of energy and can help improve digestion.

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Olivia Boyd-Smith
Olivia wholeheartedly embraces all things health, fitness and beauty-related in her everyday life. It is more than a passion to her, it is her lifestyle. Studying a combined degree of Communications and Business, Olivia hopes to branch into the Corporate Beauty world where her business mind and passion for nutrition and beauty from the inside out can combine. Exercise is an integral part of Olivia's lifestyle. With 16 years as a ballerina she strongly believes in moving her body every day. Her interests include running, Barre body and reformer Pilates. Olivia has worked with skin Doctors for the past few years while studying, which has allowed her to acquire a vast knowledge of all things skin and body health related. This compliments her interest in nutrition and wellness. She’s also always in the kitchen experimenting with new healthy recipes, allowing her love for beauty foods to flourish. Through her writing Olivia hopes to inform and inspire and readers to live a healthy and beautiful life.