Main ideas about herbal detoxes:
1. Make sure you are eliminating properly
2. Support the organs of elimination! That's all there really is to it! Now let's talk about how do achieve those two items in a safe and healthy way.
This means to make sure you have a healthy gut that has regular bowel movements, as well as isn't inflamed so that toxins leak into your system. I find that most commercial herbal detox products focus a lot on this subject as
This will fall into the category of things like a juice cleanse, vegetarian for 14 days, only eating raw, etc. While I don't agree with all the different extremes that can fall into this category (more on that later), I do think that food is the best place to start and also can benefit everyone.
My ideal food detox consists of eating clean, avoiding more inflammatory foods, and drinking plenty of water, therefore avoiding: Gluten Dairy Fried food Processed food - basically
Spring is *technically* in the air, and now is the time we start opening the windows to let the breeze in, sweeping under the rugs and in the back of the closet, and begin feeling fresh and clean.
This is also the time when people are most curious about doing a Detox and lots of people as me about them. I'd like to share my opinion on different types of detoxes and who they may be indicated for!
The craziest thing is that this topic is HUGE! I'd love to make a blog post