Do Detox Smoothies Only Count For One Of Your 10 A Day?

I could not believe my eyes when I read that a smoothie or a detox smoothie can only count as one portion towards your 10 a day, however many you have in the day. Yes, in case you have not heard, researchers have now said that we need not 5, not 7 - 9 but 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day … [Read more...]

Best Raw Detox Food And Smoothies To Jumpstart Your Day

Do you struggle to get going in the mornings and reach for the coffee as soon as you are awake? If so you could benefit from getting some raw detox food or smoothies into your diet instead. Many people think or hope a jolt in the morning and probably at intervals through the day will help to wake … [Read more...]

Is A Detox Diet A Good Way To Lose Weight In The New Year?

It's that time of the year again when people's thoughts start turning towards New Year Resolutions. Top of the list of resolutions for 2015 was, you've probably guessed, to lose weight. Magazines, newspapers and blogs are full of the latest detox diets to help you shed those pounds that you've … [Read more...]

How To Detox Your Liver After Too Much Alcohol

If you've been overdoing the alcohol this summer then it is a good idea to take a break from it and detox your liver. When you're relaxing on vacation or spending your weekends with friends at BBQ's or other get-togethers it's easy to drink more than usual.  I'm not talking about a hangover but … [Read more...]

Easy Fruit and Vegetable Detox

Summer time, when there are so many luscious fruit and veg around, is a great time for a fruit and vegetable detox. I'm sure you know that fruits and vegetables are essential for your good health. They contain the vitamins, minerals, fiber that our bodies need to function efficiently and help … [Read more...]

Is A Pegan Diet A Good Detox Plan?

There can't be anyone interested in their health who has not either followed a detox plan or heard of it but you may not have heard of a Pegan Diet. The term has been only recently been coined by Dr Mark Hyman as a healthy way of eating that combines the best of the Paleo Diet and a Vegan … [Read more...]

Sugar Detox: Dangers Of Hidden Sugar

"I ate my way to illness on healthy foods". That was a newspaper headline that caught my eye recently". How could that be? It turned out that Damon Gameau, an Australian actor who, after three years on a sugar detox diet, decided to eat foods perceived as healthy but contained hidden sugar as … [Read more...]

5 Tasty Ways To Sneak Detox Veg Into Your Diet

There are so many tasty ways to get healthy detox veg into your diet that it's hard to believe that only 30% of people hit the 5 a day fruit and vegetable target. And researchers are now saying that the 25 year old, 5 a day recommendations by The World Health Organization is out of date and at … [Read more...]

How To Use Superfood Beets For Liver Detox

It was only just over a year ago that I wrote a post about beets and liver detox because journalists were claiming that beets (beetroot in the UK) were the latest superfood. Now they are claiming it again! So what prompted this new claim? Well, it seems that sales of beets in the UK have shot … [Read more...]

Do I Really Have To Give Up Coffee For Detox?

We keep hearing that coffee has many health benefits yet we are told to give it up for detox. Why is that? If you are confused by the conflicting information that you read about coffee you are not the only one. On the one hand we have studies that say coffee may protect against Type 2 … [Read more...]