There are a great many opportunities in our busy lives to fill ourselves with junk foods and stop our body from operating at its peak. You might be eating more processed food than you should, drinking too much alcohol, smoking, taking in loads of sugar and placing your liver under a whole lot of strain in the process. If you have not been looking after yourself in the manner you should, then you should consider doing a body cleanse.
There are many different things you can do to help cleanse your body of a build up of toxins and make it run more efficiently. In many cases by detoxifying your body you will also lose weight, lose cellulite, get clearer skin, be more mentally alert and have a stronger immune system. There are a great many benefits to be had, so what are you waiting for?
To start with it is probably a good idea to do a bit of a lifestyle inventory and identify some of the areas where you are letting your health down. Everyone has some idea of at least a couple of areas that might be able to be improve upon. But when you start really taking notice of how you treat your body, you might be somewhat shocked.
If you have been running your body into the ground with behaviors that are no good, then you can expect to have some side effects as you do the body cleanse detox. For this reason, it is best to plan it for a weekend when you can devote time to do it properly and be able to cope with symptoms. Some people who have built up a lot of toxins might experience headache, nausea, diarrhea, moodiness and even anxiety.
There are many different kinds of detox diets available. Some of them are stricter than others, so you should think and plan carefully which type is best for you. If you have medical conditions or take medication regularly you should talk to your doctor about your plans to ensure it is safe and will not interrupt any medical treatments. One of the most popular detox diets involves juicing.
There are plenty of different juice combinations you can make to draw the toxins out of your body. In addition to the juice cleanse, you might like to take a psyllium husk supplement, which can help to clean out your digestive system and help it to function more effectively. With any body cleanse, plenty of filtered water should be consumed every day.
Great detoxing and body cleanse foods include: green tea, for its antioxidants; garlic, to activate the liver and green leafy vegetables that help to remove heavy metals from the body. One of the super detox foods is lemon, which has the high levels of vitamin C. Fruits are filled with vitamins to boost your body and help it get rid of nasty toxins hiding out.
An effective body cleanse is one that is carefully researched and planned. You should not just jump on the celebrity bandwagon and follow the latest detox cleanse that a ‘Victoria Beckham’ is using this week. There are plenty of safe and effective body cleanses that can make your body function better and you feel a whole lot healthier.