If you are feeling just plain blah, run down, noticing more ailments and just perhaps eating way too much of those unhealthy foods. Your body could need a cleaning.
As alternative medicine states thy body will heal itself. So it has been found true in may things. Take acupuncture for example, it helps to release endorphins the bodies own natural pain killer. Simple adjustments from a chiropractor provides more functioning in those stiff and troublesome joints.
Let’s face it there are more toxins out there today than years ago. We are subjecting our bodies to them. So a time can come when we need to rid our bodies of these toxins. Detoxify simply means cleansing the blood in the liver. The liver is where the toxins get ready for removal. The body also has the means to rid the toxins from lungs, kidneys, intestines and even skin. When impure things are put into our system and they do not get filtered the bodies system and all of its cells become negatively altered.
As we all are aware the problem of obesity in Americans keeps climbing. More and more toxins are now are there causing all types of health issues to the body including fatigue and degenerative disorders.
Losing weight and maintain a proper weight and health is essential. This provides for the elimination of toxins in the body to make you healthy and active. Losing weight is not about trying the newest diet craze. When toxins in the body become eliminated weight loss progresses. Some of the most common health issues slowly drift away as you detoxify, eat healthy and clean your own living environment.
Toxins equal weight gain, detoxify equals weight loss
The Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index indicates that 63.1% of all Americans were either overweight or obese since 2009. The human body is designed to naturally rid the body of toxins by way of the skin, liver, kidney and lungs. However, due to the immense amounts of toxins that are now in the air, water and food we consume, our bodies cannot simply keep up processing and eliminating these toxins. This then results in fatigue, aches, pain, weight gain and an array of other health issues. So when this occurs we need to detoxify our own bodies.
Toxic stay in our body fat. The toxins have the ability to make our livers operate slow and function improperly. This in turn makes our organs to metabolize fat with efficiency.
How can we detoxify our bodies safely and effectively
There are detoxification products for sale which will contain minerals, fibers, vitamins and herbs needed for this process. They can range in price of $30.00 and up.
You can also detoxify your body by using the following methods which are less expensive.
Fruits and Vegetables Chemical Free
Consume fruit and vegetables that are organic. They do not contain chemicals that the regular fruits and vegetables contain. Organically grown vegetables and fruits have not been sprayed with pesticides or fertilizers that were not man made. Fruits contain a lot of water content in which helps the system to rid the body of toxins. Fruit is high in antioxidants, nutrients, fiber and Vitamin C. Leafy green vegetables such as kale and spinach increase the performance of the digestive track. Citrus fruits will not only aide with the digestive track they also provide help to the liver for cleansing the toxins from the body.
Just drinking juice for a few days can help which means juice fast. You drink juice each day, throughout the day for a few days. However, your juice must be made from fresh and organic produce.
The best kinds for juicing or eat raw if you prefer are things such as broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, beets, oregano and turmeric.
Did you know that McDonald’s hamburger your about to eat is full of growth hormones that were fed to the cow and being fed to you. Organic meat is derived from animals that have not had animal antibiotics or growth hormones.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar aides your liver in the detoxification process. You can use it over your favorite salad or mix teaspoons with a glass of water and drink one every night.
Olive and Coconut Oil
There are numerous benefits to olive oil. It is especially great to use for cooking when your body has spent a good amount of time digesting junk food. Olive oil will aide in detoxification by helping rid fatigue, extra pounds, blocked colon and liver problems. Virgin coconut oil is also good to use in your cooking for it too can help with digestion issues, help with those extra pounds and even has your skin and hair looking more healthy.
Green tea as we all are aware of now contains those antioxidants that aide in prevention of cancer. The antioxidants also help to lessen the time of toxins being in your body. Another added benefit is green tea also increase the making of glutathione s-transferases which are detoxifiers.
Dry Brush Your Skin
In each square centimeter of your skin it contains things such as three million cells, 100 sweat glands and 200 pain detectors. Each of the components in your skin provide a valuable function. By dry brushing our skin we are activating them and aiding in their improved performance. It provides our bodies with positive reactions such as less fatigue.
You need to remove all dead cells from the skin. Brushing the skin adds to helping cleanse the blood stream and improves your entire bodies skin.
Dry brushing should be done once or twice a day. Usually in the morning before getting dressed and once before bed time. If you are going to take a shower, brush your skin before the shower. This way when you get in to shower all the dead skin and debris you got on the skin during the day will be washed off.
If you wish you can add a couple drops of your preferred essential oil to the brush. Please remember to mix the essential oil with carrier oil. Some essential oil suggestions are basil, cedar wood which benefits the skin and tissues, chamomile, cinnamon, cypress, geranium and juniper.
Tap water has been known to contain pesticides, toxic bacteria and even traces of human and animal waste. So when you shower your putting this on your skin and in your hair. Not to mention if you drink it. A shower filter is a great way is a great way to eliminate this. Also, they do sell filters to put on your sink faucet to filter the water for drinking.
Treat yourself to a sauna experience. Your body has the ability to eliminate waste through sweat.
Exercise is a great way in detoxing and purifying the body from toxins. Exercising for one hour each day is recommended. Plus the exercise gives your overall health extra benefits. Exercises for detoxification include yoga, Qi Gong, Tia Chi and even cardio.
Natural Household and Care Products
It is also a good idea to use all products whether for your own personal use or household that are natural. These are free of chemicals and toxins. There are even natural cosmetics in which you can purchase.
You can also make a lot of your own cleaners, shampoo and other items used. There are a million recipes or articles on how to make your own on the internet.
If you are on any medications, have fatigue or any other health conditions, seek advice of your health care practitioner before you try a juice fast.
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