Actually I should be sayin' G'afternoon!
Sorry post is running late today...I am going to be changing up the posts, so as to not get too boring with the same-o same-o info...
Today I am going to share info and simple tips for detoxing ( spring cleaning ) your body...Enjoy!
Understanding How Detoxing Helps Your Body
Although the cells in our bodies are cleverly designed to cleanse themselves, we often become overloaded with more toxins than we are able to get rid f and the system clogs up.
Lack of exercise, sedentary jobs, eating processed and refined foods, the consumption of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine. The modern western lifestyle puts a huge strain on the body.
On top of these factors is exposure to environmental factors such as air pollution and pesticides, all bringing toxicity into the system. If we temporarily remove or reduce as many of these factors as possible, the body's mechanisms for detoxifying are triggered into action.
The process of detox rejuvenates and revitalizes the body. It cleanses nd soothes the digestive system, stimulates organ and tissue function, restores vitality, promotes higher energy loss and improves the look and texture of your skin, resulting in a happier, healthier you.
Exactly What Are Toxins?
Toxins, including pesticides, herbicides and hormones and preservatives, enter the body as chemicals sprayed onto or added to foods, overloading your body with too much of one type of food can also be toxic.
Caffeine and the many poisonous chemicals found in cigarettes and alcohol also take a toll on the body. A buildup of toxins can make us feel mentally and physically low and leave us susceptible to infections such as colds. Symptoms include digestive complaints, dull skin and difficulty in concentrating.
When you to eliminate a large amount of toxins from the body, this inevitably has a detrimental effect on the efficient functioning for the organs, especially the liver and the immune system. The liver is the major organ of detoxification, breaking down harmful chemicals into forms that can be excreted
A detox diet can help enable this organ to function more efficiently.
Simple Tips For Detoxing Your Body
It makes since to limit the amount of toxins that you are exposed to, try to remember that prevention is always better than cure. A few simple changes to your lifestyle can make a significant difference.
- Try to organic food wherever and whenever possible
- Wash all fresh food thoroughly before use.
- Use natural, organic beauty, personal care and household products
- Stop smoking; avoid inhaling passive smoke
- Avoid drugs including aspirin, ibuprofen
- Reduce or eliminate alcohol consumption