Are you experiencing the following conditions?
Do I Need A Detox? What If I Choose To Maintain My
Current Lifestyle & Diet?
A growing body of research suggests that many of the chemicals we ingest daily through food, water and air can be deposited in fat cells in our bodies. The toxins also known as the "body burden" which can further lead to illness and has been linked to Eczema (severe dry and itchy skin condition) hormonal imbalance, impaired immune function, nutritional deficiency, an inefficient metabolism, indigestion, bad breath, fatigue, poor skin, vision problem, muscle and joint aches, reproductive disorders, neurological disorders (such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression, schizophrenia), diseases The above complaints are not just exclusive to elderly or those such as asthma and cancer, and many others. who are unfit, but are frequently experienced by almost everyone now – even children! A diet that lacks certain vital nutrients may also impair our natural ability to detoxify chemicals, which further leads to their Why Am I Having Some Of The Symptoms?
build-up in the body. So, taking in consideration of the many contributing factors as mentioned and its health consequences, it All of us have been exposed to high amount of man-made is an advantage and in fact, a necessary procedure if you wish to chemicals daily. Synthetic chemicals are everywhere – in the air achieve good health and a clear mind. Cleansing your body of its we breathe, food, drinking water, carpets, wall-paint, foam-filled accumulated toxins is a great way to boost well-being. You will furniture and household products. Smoking, drinking alcohol, be surprised once you get back in touch with how good you can eating processed and/or junk (low nutritional value) food, taking medicines and covering ourselves with personal care products loaded with synthetic additives are contributing factors too. In There’s So Many Detox Diet Out There… But How Do I
addition to external toxins, there are internal toxins such as Know Which Is Good For Me?
ammonia that are produced by the breakdown of protein. With the excess toxins in our body, no wonder we may be having the above symptoms. Detoxification needs energy and nutrients to kick-start in the body. It is essential to have some kind of support to help cleanse Detoxification Is…
itself of impurities. Diets are very important and are usually the basis of any detox programme, whether it is herbs, cleansing enema or any other detox programmes. Commonly known as “Detox” - it’s the body’s natural, ongoing process of neutralizing or eliminating toxins from the body. Toxins (anything that can potentially harm body tissue) are Detox diets will generally eliminate trigger foods, which may transformed chemically to less harmful compounds and excreted cause many problems with digestion and elimination. Foods like via liver, lung, kidney, skin and gastrointestinal tract. wheat (glutens) and dairy (milk and cheese) are often the cause of allergies. Sugar is eliminated because it provides empty calories, whereas meats are eliminated due to they are difficult to Each of us have the ability to metabolise (break down and get rid digest and may contain hormones as well as antibiotics. Caffeine of) foreign chemicals. How well we perform this complicated and alcohol are wise to avoid, since they have many ill effects on job depends on our genetic ability and on the extent of the the body's digestion. Refined, processed and junk foods are also environmental burden of chemicals challenging us. Although out for any detox programme to work effectively. nearly every cell has detoxification capabilities, those in the liver carry out a large amount of this activity. Some general guideline on detox diets are as follow: Another major part of the detoxification occurs in the lining of They contain substantial amounts of vitamins that feed and the gastrointestinal tract. Bad germs, food additives, pesticides nourish the bowel and the liver, as well as other eliminative and preservatives can affect the detoxification process. This is organs. In addition, they provide a valuable source of the reason as to why it’s important to pay attention to what’s in enzymes since most vegetarian diets are eaten raw. The your food in order to successfully detoxify the body. elimination of meat from the diet for a short period enhances detoxification because meat is difficult to digest and requires many enzymes for its digestion. Fiber, as contained in vegetables, fruits and bran of grains, is needed to stimulate good bowel movement. Therefore, vegetarian diets are cleansing diets and aid the body to get rid of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidus can help in our detox • Minimize the amount of chemical ingested. Take food in its natural form; raw and organic food are great choices. The use of ANTIOXIDANTS, like vitamins A, E, C and pine • Increase the consumption of food that provide vitamins, bark extract, are very essential for detoxification, and without nutrients and antioxidants that the body needs for sufficient antioxidants, it will be seen as catastrophic to one's health. Antioxidants play crucial role with helping cells to • Increase food that contain high fibre and water. These can neutralize free radicals that can cause mutations and cellular improve the frequency of bowel movements and urination. damage. When our antioxidants are low and energy is not available, detoxification cannot take place. Therefore, toxins are What Will I Be Experiencing During Detox?
stored until they can be processed. The liver and other organs are compromised in their functions and thus lead to impaired During detox, you may have some symptoms, or known as ‘healing crisis’. One of the most common healing crisis is headache within the first few days of starting the detox diet, The body needs an adequate supply of ENZYMES, not only for often due to caffeine withdrawal. For this reason, you may digestion purpose, but also for detoxification. Enzymes are best decrease the amount of caffeine prior to starting a detox diet. obtained from fresh raw fruits and vegetables, but may be taken daily with meals as nutritional supplements of multi-digestive Other detox symptoms include excessive diarrhea, which can enzymes formula. Enzymes in food helps to digest that food, but lead to dehydration and electrolytes loss. Constipation may many food today are processed, refined, heated (cooked), occur if people consume excess fiber without increasing their radiated and stored, which destroy enzymes and leave it not fluid intake. Other symptoms can include tiredness, irritability, acne, weight loss, and hunger. However, these are short term, depending on the level of toxins accumulated in an individual. Conclusion
Detoxification is essential for good health to exist. Good health
And when the healing crisis is over, most people often report is not hard to find, but does require diligence and lifestyle improved energy, clearer skin, regular bowel movements, changes which are compatible with toxin elimination. With improved digestion, and increased concentration and clarity, and proper toxin elimination through natural detoxification increased in overall wellbeing after a detox diet. programmes, our health and energy can be restored.
How Often Should I Go For A Detox Diet?
It’s recommended to have at least once or twice a year to improve health and reduce the risks of diseases. “Cleansing your body of its accumulated
toxins is a great way to boost well-being.
You will be surprised once you get back
in touch with how good you can feel.”

How About Health Supplements Or Herbs For Detox?
Generic diets for detoxification are good, but may not stimulate the liver, lungs or the kidneys as much as one would like. Therefore, herbs or supplements are indicated when we want to cleanse to a "sharp edge" and be organ-specific. HERBS provide one with vitamins, minerals and enzymes for excellent nutrition. Herbs are powerful, as they may be combined together to fortify each other to aid and nourish specific organs. Our bowel flora (friendly bacteria) is also important for detoxification and normal intestinal health. It has been found that these normal flora actually defend our body from the disease-causing bacteria and perform many vital functions, such as detoxification of toxic chemicals and making valuable vitamins such as the B vitamins. Taking antibiotics would kill off the bad bacteria as well as the good ones. Replacing our natural flora is a good step for preventing disease and keeping our


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