Have you ever tried very hard to lose weight with no results. Have you felt sluggish even after a nap or waking up in the morning? If you have, you may need to detox your body. A detox basically means you cleanse or clean your blood. People have been using liver and colon cleanses for years, maybe centuries. In Chinese culture, they believe a cleanse or detox cleans the body from the inside (skin) out.
A cleanse or a detox will help empty the intestines. Experts claim that people can have as much as five pounds of fecal matter trapped in the intestines. A cleanse will remove the back up, leaving you feeling lighter and less bloated. Another reason people are interested in a detox is to stimulate their metabolism. When you partake in a one day cleanse, you give your organs time to rest, while the cleanse will infuse your body with healthy nutrients. After the detox is over, your metabolism will rebound and work more effective. Health experts recommend all adults do a cleanse once a year.
Before you begin a detox program, first you must stop taking in so many chemicals and toxins. The food, most people eat, is full of toxin like sugar, artificial sweeteners, caffeine, alcohol and ingredients most people cannot even pronounce. If you cannot pronounce the ingredient, it is probably safe to say, it is not healthy. Before starting a cleanse, it is important to greatly reduce your toxin exposure. Another toxin all people are exposed to is stress. Stress in your daily life can bring havoc on your body, metabolism and sleep patterns. Finding the cause of your stress and reducing the stress is vital to an effective detox program.
There are several detox programs available. Before trying a cleanse diet at home, first, do your research to know which plan is right for you. One of the most popular cleanses is a juice or smoothie cleanse. Cleanses should last one, three or seven days long. Most experts recommend fasting for three days, because it takes some times to purify the blood. A juice or smoothie cleanse is only drinking fruits and vegetable juices made fresh at home, with water. No dairy or meat consumed. After the cleanse, it is important to keep eating well. If you reintroduce toxins back into your diet, the fast will not be as effective.
It is important to drink plenty of water, every day. Vitamin C is so important to our immune health, many expert recommend all adult take extra vitamin C. One of the best ways to detox your body from toxins is through exercise. Exercise cleans out your pores and pumps out toxins through your skin.
Experts recommend you partake in a cleanse at least once a year for healthy colon and liver function. It can help make weight loss much easier by resetting your metabolism. When was the last time you did a cleanse? Which one did you do, and will you do it again?