Detoxifying your body has recently become a trend. But, do we have to follow the trend? Are we going to benefit if we do so? The answer is totally: YES! All of us needs to get rid of the toxins that we have acquired in our body. Toxins are hazardous waste that damages our body. Exposure to it may affect our metabolism, behavior and immune system that may lead to diseases. As the days go by, imagine the toxins we acquire in our bodies—which was stored in the tissues and cells, are continuously increasing. Yikes!
Say goodbye to that toxins because you have to start detoxifying. But what is detoxifying anyway? Let’s check it out and know its benefits and practices
Get rid of the toxins from the body.
Toxins comes from the environmental pollutants, cancer-causing chemicals, household and personal care products, pesticides, stress and negative emotions and even in the food that we eat.
Prevents diseases that caused by exposure to too much toxins.
The toxins that we may have in our body are responsible for chronic diseases such as cancer, neurological diseases, heart disease, and others. Our body has it’s own way of detoxifying our body. Our lungs, liver, colon, kidneys and skin helps in removing the toxins through our breath, bile, urination, elimination and pores. But, remember that if the toxin is too much too handle for these organs, it may give up which will result to many diseases.
Enhances the immune system.
If our immune system becomes weak, it makes us defenseless to flu and colds that may affect our daily activities and productive lifestyle. Detoxifying helps us to fight off the infection and strengthen our immune system.
Aside from all these three, there are a lot of benefits we could acquire if we start detoxifying. It may include changes in our lifestyle, losing weight, relieving stress, increasing energy, improving skin quality and having a clear mental and emotional state.
Since there are a lot of strategies or ways to detox your body, we’ll make it simple for you! Follow these steps and get ready to have a healthy life!
Eat the right food
We love foods, who could say no actually? All those sweets— doughnuts, cakes, pastries...you name it. But, if we plan on detoxifying, you should lessen your sugar intake. Start eating organic fruits and vegetables and avoid fast foods and other processed foods.
Exercise is not just about losing weight or getting physically fit but it also helps in detoxifying your body. It helps you to sweat which helps to release the toxins we have in our body through our skin.
Stress! It is one of the forms of toxins that we have in our body that is as toxic as chemicals. When our minds are troubled, it causes our body to function poorly. So, to relieve all those stress, meditation is a good way to release the toxins in our body. Meditation is easy as pie! Just imagine something positive, clear your mind and focus on breathing freely, releasing all those stress. Meditation gives your body a chance to relax and have a happy and healthier life. Remember, a sound mind is a sound body!
Detoxifying is not just avoiding the food that causes toxins to build up but it is also about our food intake. Eating foods that detoxifies our body like garlic, lemon, broccoli sprouts, mung beans and raw vegetables. You can also try raw/alkaline diet—consuming of uncooked fruits and vegetables together with raw nuts, seeds, and sprouts and juicing—drinking organic and fresh juices from fruits and vegetables.
Drink more Water
Water is an essential tool in detoxifying our body. It helps your body to produce saliva and helps in perspiration which helps to get rid of the toxins. “Water is tasteless”, “Drinking water is boring” — as some may say. In that case, we could add some lemon or cucumber which also helps in detoxifying your body.
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