Three Top Tips to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Sometimes those holiday feasts are just too tempting. And it's not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It's way too easy (and common) to indulge on unhealthy food on those days.  Not good if you've just spent time following a detox … [Read more...]

Is The Gluten Free Diet Just An Unhealthy Fad?

Following a gluten free diet has been called an unhealthy fad diet unless you have been diagnosed with celiac disease, but is it? Lets take a look at gluten and why people might want to avoid it. Gluten is a protein found in grains like rye, barley, wheat, triticale, spelt, kamut and farro. … [Read more...]

Is Clean Sleeping Essential For Good Health?

We've had clean eating and now we've got clean sleeping. If you don't already know clean sleeping means having at least seven or eight hours of good quality sleep a night regularly. Ten hours of uninterrupted sleep according to Gwyneth Paltrow is even better. Clean sleeping may be the new term … [Read more...]

How To Detox Your Body With Hydrolyzed Collagen

You may have heard a lot about the use of collagen for skin health and reducing signs of skin aging but did you know that hydrolyzed collagen can be used to help detox your body? Not sure what collagen or hydrolyzed collagen is? Read on! What is collagen? Collagen is an important protein in … [Read more...]

Should You Avoid Plant Lectins For A Successful Detox?

The saying that “You are what you eat”, can certainly apply in this day and age. We absorb such huge quantities of toxins through food, that our body, which works hard to get rid of them through a very sophisticated detox system, is not always able to do so. Unproccesed toxins start storing in our … [Read more...]

Is Detox Right For You?

You've heard about cleansing or detoxing, and perhaps you've wondered: Is it scary? Will I suffer? Will I be hungry? Don't I have a liver and kidneys already "detoxing" for me? Will my food addictions get the best of me? Will I fail? Robyn Openshaw, aka The Green Smoothie … [Read more...]

12 Natural Detox Tips

If you've never done a detox and are trying to figure out where to start, it may be intimidating. There are many resources with mixed messaging and crazy all liquid cleanses that only provide short-term solutions. One thing you should know about detoxing is that you shouldn't be depriving yourself … [Read more...]

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...]

Delicious Detox Water Recipes Your Body Will Love!

As many of us know, one of the simplest ways we can rid our bodies of damaging toxins is by drinking lots of water. In fact, if you drink anywhere between five to eight glasses of pure water per day, you can keep yourself hydrated as well as look after all of your vital organs. And the healthier you … [Read more...]

Does Negative Thinking Stop You Starting A Detox Diet Plan?

You've read about detox and thought about following a detox diet plan to kickstart a healthy eating regime, as an energy boost or to lose weight but somehow you just can't get started. Negative thoughts come creeping into your mind with all sorts of reasons that prevent you starting it - it will … [Read more...]