Radiation is all around us. From the phone that you use everyday and keep it close while sleeping, your WiFi connection in the office and at home, the X-rays and MRIs, everything can harm your body without your knowledge. Here are some foods you can eat to detox your body from radiation:
You are already aware of the benefits of iodine on your thyroid gland. When there was a word out that iodine can reduce the effects of Fukushima radiation, there was a spike in the sale of iodine tablets in the West coast. Radioactive elements bind to your thyroid if your body is low on iodine. Iodine can protect you for only 48 hours, hence making it important for daily doses to gain its benefit.
This algae has a high amount of chlorophyll and has been a powerful detoxifier. It’s prescribed for people with mercury poisoning. You can buy the pills and eat it twice to thrice a week (or on doctors prescription) to detox your body from radiation.
3. Cruciferous Vegetables
Broccoli, cabbage, kale, and Brussels sprouts are great foods to ward off radiation. It removes all the elements of radiation and the effects by it.
4. Reishi Mushrooms
These little mushrooms are easily found on your pizza. Mushrooms were used in ancient Chinese medicines for its powerful immunity-building properties. Your immune system is not in a good shape, you will easily be effected by the harmful effects of radiation.
5. Citrus Foods
Vitamin C in citrus foods is also a great nutrient to protect your body from radiation. Vitamin C strengthens your body in a cellular level, making it strong.
6. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil provides power to your thyroid glands to function well. It has antiviral properties. It is often prescribed to cancer patients who go through loads of radiation and chemotherapy.
Various studies show that apples bind with radioactive residues and remove them from your body. An apple a day keeps the doctors away, after all.
High in fiber, beets help to cleanse your blood. They can help your body bring your low hemoglobin levels to normal.
Garlic is high in sulfur, and is a great food to protect your red blood cells from damage. A slightly crushed garlic a day will keep your body fit.