Detox Salads That Are Not For Wimps

I had to laugh the other day when I read that some researchers found that men who order salads on a first date are considered wimps. It made me think about some of the detox salads that I see recipes for that are, well, "wimpy". Let me assure you that when you detox you don't have to restrict … [Read more...]

Is Milk Kefir A Good Detox Food?

I've been watching the TV program Superfoods for the past few weeks and this week the program looked at kefir. They didn't say anything about it being a good detox food but many health practitoners recommend drinking it to support detoxification. Kate Quilton, the presenter, introduced Deborah … [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...]

How Detox Diet Carbs Help You Lose Weight

This week a prominant newspaper said that personal trainer Grace Lavinia claims that although carbohydrates continually receive bad press they are in fact good for you and help you lose weight. She says that carbohydrates are the body’s main energy source and need to make up about 1/3 of your daily … [Read more...]

Will Birch Sap Become The Detox Juice of the Year?

A spiralizer may be the gadget of year and souping may be the new juicing but if journalists are to be believed then Birch sap is the detox juice of the year. Birch water or sap is predicted to knock coconut water off it's perch as the latest detox juice drink. The juice is harvested from the … [Read more...]

Why You Should Add Healthy Fats To Your Detox Diet

With so much in the news recently about the saturated fat and heart disease myth I thought it would be a good idea to talk about why it’s important to add healthy fats to your detox diet as well as the diet you are going to eat afterwards. Saturated fat has been demonized for decades and many … [Read more...]

How To Tell If You Need To Detox Your Body?

A question I get asked a lot is how do you know if you need to detox your body? Your body is very complex. Thousands of tasks are going on in it every minute of every day and you will be completely unaware of them. But when something goes wrong your body starts to send you warnings that you need to … [Read more...]

Detox Your Way To Health

Detox is something that many people do to lose weight, to flush out toxins to improve health or to jump-start a healthy eating plan. A detox can do everything from giving your immune system a boost to giving you more energy. Detoxification, or detox for short, is the term given to the way the … [Read more...]

The Wonders Of Detox Yoga To Enhance Cleansing & Weight Loss

Last week one of the UK's popular newspapers ran a series about the health benefits of Yoga but I didn't read anything about detox yoga. The only thing that was mentioned was that Bikram Yoga promotes sweating which is believed to help flush toxins from the body. Bikram or hot yoga (not all hot … [Read more...]

Eat Fat Lose Fat Detox Diet

It's the New Year and the newspapers and magazines are full of the latest weight loss diets. The sugar detox diet and the 5:2 diet are making the headlines again this year but the one that caught my eye was the Eat Fat Lose Fat diet. The idea that eating fat will help you detox and lose weight … [Read more...]