5 Post-Halloween Detoxifiers That Work Year-Round
The goblins, ghouls, and witches have retreated for another year, but that plastic pumpkin filled with Halloween treats remains. Four percent of the year’s candy consumption in the U.S. takes place on one day of the year: October 31. If you contributed to that number, you may be feeling the side effects of just a little too much sugar.
The Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide is quick to point out that our bodies actually do a pretty fantastic job of detoxing and cleansing on their own, but that doesn’t mean that some foods don’t give you an added pick-me-up, which is something to cheer about if you’re feeling that post-Halloween sugar slump.
Even if you haven’t been gorging on chocolate-covered, caramel-oozing treats, the following five foods and drinks have health-boosting benefits that are useful year-round.