Summer is on its way (fingers crossed), and there’s no better time to detoxify your body. This means cleaning the blood by removing impurities and toxins and ensuring that your organs perform their functions effectively. This allows the body to eliminate toxins through the kidneys, intestines, lymph, lungs and even the skin.
The point of cleansing isn’t to deprive your body of food or nutrients. Instead, the goal is to give your body a chance to retain nutrients and vitamins through clean and whole foods and restore a healthy balance. This way, you establish a baseline that gives your organs and cells a boost to function at their optimum potential. Another significant advantage is that your digestive system takes a break while purifying your blood. There are many different programs out there, but generally, the idea behind a cleanse is to encourage you to eat fresh whole foods for all your meals.
Dr. Peter Bennett states that “detoxification works because it addresses the needs of the individual cells, the smallest units of human life.” He suggests that everyone should detox and cleanse at least once a year. The good news is that our bodies give us signs of toxicity and remind us that it’s time for a wash. These include cravings for sugary or salty foods, bloating, acne, headaches, fatigue, dry skin and hair, constipation, mood swings, depression and weight gain. Our bodies are great at communicating with us, but we need to be more receptive and begin listening to it.
Which program is best for you?
There are many ways to complete body cleanse and detoxify your body, and you must pick a program that is right for you – one that you can enjoy and keep up with. If your body isn’t ready for a full-out program, then you can begin by eliminating the potent toxins from your diet. Some of these, you may even want to stay away from for good! These include refined flours and sugars, table salt, trans fats and refined oils, foods sprayed with pesticides, preservatives, colouring, flavourings, fast foods, fried foods, juices and sodas, coffee, cigarettes and alcohol. Of course, these are the first things to leave behind, but if you want even better results, you may also want to wave goodbye to meat and fish.
Whether you’re looking to prepare yourself for a three-day cleanse or committing to a whole week, you’ll be sure to see results. But, of course, you can also begin by eliminating the most harmful toxins first and then transition into a more hardcore program. You may even want a quick remedy to get your body prepared for a diet or a fitness program. For that, we got our Herbal Clean. Each glass will have a blend of pineapple, purified water, apple, apricot, peach, banana purees and all the vitamins your body needs. It’s the perfect formula for starting a diet or temporary weight management. It’s specially formulated from natural juices and botanical ingredients that detoxify your body while losing weight.
It’s essential to get into the habit of detoxifying, and while there are foods we need to stay away from, it’s good to know that there are foods that actually clean the body – this means just by consuming them, you detoxify. So next, on our blog, we will suggest detox programs and food choices that will give your body the boost it needs.
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