8 Best Detox Treatments For Weight Loss (Juices, Smoothies & Foods)

Is losing weight one of the goals that you want to achieve this year?

Are you determined to keep a detox diet in order to reach your purpose?

But what are the top foods and drinks to try?

Here are 8 best detox treatments for weight loss that you surely need to try!

Note. This article is based on my own research on detox foods and drinks.

1. Turmeric Detox Drink

There are people who adore turmeric so much that they include it in so many foods and drinks.

You've probably heard of this orange root that won the hearts of lots of people.

In fact, turmeric is a super root because it can be used as a remedy for various health issues.

Moreover, it is our #1 choice, because it deserves to be as such.

Yes, turmeric can help you detox your body and lose weight. 

Just look at all these benefits:

  • is an antioxidant [1]
  • has anti-inflammatory properties
  • can suppress fat tissue growth
  • regulates sugar levels

I told you that turmeric is one of the best treatments for you.

Moreover, turmeric can be an amazing choice for those who suffer from diabetes.

As you may know, turmeric can be included in numerous recipes.

Here are some examples:

  • smoothies
  • juices
  • soups
  • salads

Should I mention more of them?

I don't think so, because it is high time to talk about a detox turmeric drink.

Actually, this drink is very healthy because it contains some of the best ingredients.

To cut to the chase, here are the ingredients:

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup (or honey)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • pinch of cayenne pepper

Now, the instructions:

  1. Put all the ingredients in a cup, mug, or glass.
  2. Stir to combine them.
  3. Enjoy!

I know, apple cider vinegar does not have the most pleasant taste.

But it is one of the best ingredients when it comes to detox drinks.

However, if you are not used to drinking it, you can add just one teaspoon of ACV to this drink.

Also, I assure you that after you have this detox drink, you will notice the difference.

When is the best time to have it?

  • in the morning
  • in this way, you will have lots of energy during the whole day 
  • and you will lose weight

So, forget bout the unpleasant taste and start your mornings with a turmeric detox drink.

Your efforts will be rewarded, I'm sure of it!


Turmeric is one of the spices that can help you detox your body and lose weight.

That's because it is a great source of antioxidants and can regulate sugar levels.

So one way to include it in your diet is to drink a turmeric detox drink in the morning.



2. Guacamole

The main ingredient that is used to prepare guacamole is avocado.

So, first of all, we need to talk about avocados, right?

Do you know that an avocado is full of benefits

Moreover, it is popular nowadays, so it will be easy to find it in stores.

Now, let's have a look at its so many properties:

  • make a great source of antioxidants
  • rich in fiber
  • can cleanse your colon
  • eliminates the toxins from your body
  • helps you manage your weight [2]

As you can see, avocado is packed with benefits.

Thus, you surely need to add it to your diet.

How can you do that? Well, an option is to eat guacamole.

This is a dip loved by many and is prepared with avocados and several spices.

Of course, there are various guacamole recipes, but here I will teach you a delicious one.

All you need is:

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 1 to 2 serrano (or  jalapeño) chilis minced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro finely chopped
  • 1/2 ripe tomato, chopped
  • pinch black pepper

Here are the instructions:

  1. Slice the ripe avocados in half, remove the pit and scoop them into a mixing bowl.
  2. Mash them gently with a fork.
  3. Add the onions, tomato, salt, lemon juice, serrano (jalapeño), cilantro, and pepper.
  4. Stir everything together.
  5. It is quite tasty, isn't it?

I have to say one more thing.

It is important to eat the guacamole dip immediately after you prepare it.

Otherwise, it will turn brown.

Of course, you can prevent this by placing it in an airtight container and then covering the top with lemon juice.

How to eat guacamole?

Well, you can serve it with the following:

  • tortilla chips
  • crackers
  • fresh vegetables
  • spread it on toast
  • use it as a hamburger/sandwich topping

No matter how you choose to eat guacamole, make sure that you eat avocados regularly.

In this way, you will benefit from all their properties, detox your body and lose weight.

Moreover, I have to say that guacamole can't be compared to ACV when it comes to taste.

It is way more delicious, I can assure you!

Thus, you don't have any excuse for not eating it!

So, include avocado in your diet and you won't regret it!


Avocado is a great antioxidant and it can help you eliminate toxins from your body.

That's the reason why it is important to include it in your meals.

One way in which you can do that is by eating guacamole, a dip that is both tasty and easy to prepare.



3. Green Detox Smoothie

If it's green, it has to be healthy, right?

You probably heard that people are drinking detox smoothies quite often nowadays.

Yet, what is a detox smoothie?

Well, it is a drink made of various fresh fruits and vegetables. 

People prefer them because they are both delicious and healthy.

The Green Detox Smoothie that I will talk about combines various healthy ingredients.

Among them, I can mention spinach and cucumber. 

Those are great for a detox diet because:

  • spinach is a great antioxidant
  • it is also rich in vitamins like A and C
  • cucumbers are also a great source of vitamins and nutrients (vitamin K, magnesium)
  • both help your body get rid of toxins

Of course, our smoothie contains other premium ingredients as well.

Moreover, it is also easy to prepare.

Before I tell you the steps that you need to follow, let me show to you the ingredients.

I bet you are eager to find those out, so here they are:

  • 1 green apple
  • 1 kiwi
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 1/4 squeezed lime or lemon
  • 1/2 cup frozen fruit (banana or pineapple)
  • 1 cup almond milk/water or coconut water
  • 1/2 cup sliced cucumber
  • 1 small piece of ginger without the skin

Here are the steps you need to follow:

  1. Place all the ingredients (without almond milk) into a blender.
  2. Add the cold almond milk.
  3. Blend for about 3 minutes until creamy and smooth.
  4. Pour the detox smoothie into a glass.
  5. Enjoy!

Apple, kiwi, banana, lemon, and ginger are all healthy and great for you.

What else to expect from a smoothie?

Moreover, if you want to have great results, I recommend you drink this smoothie in the morning.

In this way, you will cleanse your body, lose weight, and have energy for the rest of the day.

So, make sure that you follow my advice and stay healthy!


Two of the main ingredients of the Green Detox Smoothie are spinach and cucumbers.

These are great sources of vitamins and nutrients and they can cleanse your body.

So, make sure that you prepare this smoothie and you drink it regularly (in the morning).



4. Beetroot

Beetroot charms you with its beautiful color.

However, this is not its only advantage.

In fact, beetroot is one of the healthiest vegetables and it can help detox your body and lose weight. [3]

So, you surely need to find out more information about this premium food.

As usual, we will first discuss the properties that beetroot has.

Here are some of them:

  • low in fat
  • rich in dietary fiber
  • high in water
  • a great source of magnesium
  • detoxes your body
  • helps you lose weight

What do you think? Can we call beetroot a superfood?

I think that it deserves this name, especially because of its benefits.

Moreover, beetroot can be included in various recipes.

Just let me give you some examples:

  • beetroot gnocchi
  • beetroot pasta
  • soup with beetroot
  • beetroot salad
  • beetroot smoothie

I'm sure you can find many other recipes, because beetroot is very versatile.

Do you want to find out how to prepare a smoothie with beetroot?

As you can observe, I am a smoothie fan, so I want to share with you another healthy recipe.

So, let's find out the ingredients:

  • 1 red beet of medium size, trimmed and cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1 apple, cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 3 carrots, cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1 juiced orange
  • 1-2 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1 cup cold water

Now, the instructions:

  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend for 1-2 minutes, until smooth.
  3. Pour the smoothie into glasses.
  4. Enjoy!

Did you guess why I love smoothies so much?

Because they are full of vitamins and nutrients and so easy to prepare!

Of course, I advise you to try other recipes that contain beetroot as well.

All of them are tasty and healthy, so do not hesitate to give beetroot a try!

I'm sure you will see the results in your own weight!


Beetroot is one of the healthiest vegetables, thanks to its so many benefits.

Amon them I can mention the fact that beetroot is low in fat and rich in water.

So, if you want to lose weight with the help of beetroot, remember to include it in your diet. 



5. Celery + Cucumber Juice

Now, let's talk about another drink that is beneficial for you!

Yes, I'm referring to celery and cucumber juice.

We've already discussed the benefits that cucumber has. I hope you remember that.

Then, it's time to have a look at celery and its properties.

As you might know, celery is one of the ingredients included in detox drinks.

That's because of its advantages. Let me mention some of them:

  • low in sugar
  • boost hydration
  • a great source of vitamins and nutrients like vitamins A, K, or C

Cucumber is also one of the vegetables you can use to boost hydration.

That's the reason why they work great together.

Also, celery juice alone is a little bit too intense for your detox diet.

For those reasons, we will prepare a juice that has more ingredients.

Here they are:

  • 1 medium to large cucumber
  • 6 small stalks of celery (ends removed)
  • 1 apple core
  • 1 lemon cut into wedges (optional)

Now, follow the following steps:

  1. Juice cucumber, celery, and apple into a juicer.
  2. Pour the juice into a glass.
  3. Add squeezes of lemon wedges (optional).

Celery flavor might be too intense for those who are not used to it.

So, you may want to add cold water or to serve this juice with ice.

When is the best time to drink this juice?:

  • in the morning
  • on an empty stomach

In this way, you will benefit from all the properties that celery and cucumber have.

Moreover, you will lose weight and regain your confidence.

So, don't forget to give this juice a try!


Celery is low in sugar, it can boost hydration, and is a great source of vitamins.

In combination with cucumber, it can detox your body and help you lose weight.

Thus, you surely need to follow my advice and to give cucumber and celery juice a try.



6. Cabbage Soup

Cabbage is one of the vegetables that is commonly used for weight loss.

Also, it is great for a detox diet, thanks to its properties.

Moreover, it is recommended for various health issues.

So, if you include it in your diet, you will stay and look healthy.

Now, let's focus a little bit on the benefits of cabbage. Here they are:

  • a great source of antioxidants (vitamin C, beta-carotene)
  • low in fat and calories 
  • rich in fiber
  • helps the body fight against toxins
  • improves the detoxing function of the liver

As you can see, cabbage is definitely one of the vegetables that your body needs.

Thus, make sure that you include it in your meals.

There are various ways in which you can do that, as cabbage is pretty versatile.

So, some of the recipes that you might try are the following:

  • cabbage salad
  • cabbage rolls
  • sandwich with cabbage
  • cabbage soup

As you probably guessed, today I will teach you how to prepare a delicious cabbage soup.

This is perfect for your detox diet because is full of vegetables.

Also, it is a vegetarian recipe, so everyone can eat it, even those that don't like meat. 

Thus, let's have a look at the ingredients:

  • 1/2 small cabbage (4-5 cups) shredded
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 3 1/2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce
  • 4-5 cups vegetable broth, low sodium
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • sea salt to taste

Here come the instructions:

  1. Add all the ingredients to a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on high for 3 to 4 hours or until the cabbage is soft.
  3. Serve immediately or refrigerate for later.

This soup is great for all those who want to lose weight because is packed with vitamins and nutrients.

Moreover, it is easy to make and quite delicious, so don't forget to give it a try.

If you do that, I'm sure that your body will thank you!


Cabbage is another great food for those who want to lose weight and follow a detox diet.

Also, cabbage is full of benefits, because it's low in fat and calories, but rich in fiber.

So if you want to include it in your meals, you might want to try eating cabbage soup.



7. Blueberry Detox Smoothie

Who doesn't love blueberries?

They are among the most popular forest fruits.

You can find them in various desserts, smoothies, or juices and people eat them quite often.

So, I bet that this detox treatment will be one of your favorite ones.

However, before I explain you how to prepare the smoothie, let's see what benefits blueberries have:

  • are packed with antioxidants
  • boost the body's natural detoxification process
  • help you lose weight

Like other forest fruits, blueberries are a great source of antioxidants.

Thanks to this, they are excellent for your detox diet. 

Of course, beside smoothies, you can include them in other recipes as well.

Let me show you some examples:

  • blueberry detox water
  • blueberry lemonade
  • fruit salads
  • blueberry detox juice

If you are a blueberry fan, as I am, you might also want to try those recipes out.

Yet, now we will focus on the Blueberry Detox Smoothie.

I'm sure that you will love this smoothie once you try it, so I will teach you how to prepare it.

Let's see what you need:

  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 juiced grapefruit
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1/2 – 1 cup water
  • 1-2 mint leaves
  • ice cubes (optional)

Here are the steps that you need to follow:

  1. Firstly, add the frozen blueberries, the banana, and the mint leaves to the blender.
  2. Add the water and grapefruit juice (at first add less water and then more).
  3. Blend all the ingredients together until smooth.
  4. Pour the mixture into a glass.
  5. Add the ice cubes (optional) and enjoy.

You can have this smoothie whenever you feel thirsty or you need an energy drink.

This will help you feel refreshed and at the same time, will keep you healthy.

So, drink your blueberry smoothie and you will feel and look good.


Beside being a popular fruit, blueberries are also packed with benefits. 

In fact, they are a great source of antioxidants, so they boost the body's natural detoxification process.

Thus, make sure that you prepare yourself a Blueberry Detox smoothie and stay healthy.



8. Garlic

Garlic is known as an efficient natural antibiotic and antiviral.

That's why people tend to consume it to boost their immune system.

However, these are not its only benefits.

When it comes to weight loss and detox, garlic is also on our list.

Thanks to its so many properties, garlic improves your health and helps you burn unwanted fat.

Just look at the advantages that garlic has:

  • rich in vitamins and nutrients like vitamin B6, calcium, and protein
  • increases the function of your metabolism
  • boosts your energy levels
  • promotes the production of white blood cells
  • helps your organism fight against toxins

Garlic definitely has a lot of benefits, am I right?

So, if you want to benefit from all those properties, you should eat garlic regularly.

Of course, it is better to eat garlic raw.

One way to do that is to include it in various recipes.

Here are some examples:

  • as a dressing for salads
  • on buttered toast
  • added to guacamole
  • added to mashed potatoes

It is better to eat garlic like this – because in this way, you won't exaggerate with it.

Like in other cases, it is not recommended to eat too much garlic.

However, you can include a small amount in your daily meals.

If you do that you will improve your health, detox your body and lose weight.

So, don't forget about garlic!


Garlic is also on our list, thanks to the fact that it helps your organism fight toxins.

So if you want to benefit from the properties that garlic has, make sure that you eat it raw.

In fact, you can do that by trying to add garlic to various recipes like guacamole or salads.



My Final Verdict

Do you think that your body needs a detox diet?

At the same time, do you want to lose some weight and improve your health?

Then you came to the right place.

Here are the best detox treatments for weight loss that can help you achieve all these:

  • turmeric detox drink
  • guacamole
  • green detox smoothie
  • beetroot
  • celery + cucumber juice

Make sure that you try as many treatments as you can and you will get the body that you want.

Moreover, your organism will get rid of the unwanted toxins and will function better.

So, what are you waiting for? 


1. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/-26528921/

2. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/-23638933/

3. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/-25875121/


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Sara is passionate about health, beauty and cosmetics. She likes to do research and to find new information about various medical topics. You can connect with her via Linkedin.

Last updated: February 2, 2023

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