Why Detox?

Our bodies are constantly detoxing and getting rid of harmful substances every day. Taking part in a detox simply assists your body with its job and can leave you feeling energetic, healthy, clean and full of life!

Most people would receive benefit from completing a detox of their body once a year for approximately 3 – 10 days. Some may require it more often, particularly if they are exposed to a large amount of toxins in their work environment or location or if their lifestyle is poor.

Particular lifestyle indicators for a detox would be:

  • If you regularly consume alcohol, caffeine, excess sugar or smoke cigarettes
  • Take pain killers, prescribed medications or other drugs

Note: Some fresh foods ie grapefruit, interact detrimentally with prescription drugs. Please consult your doctor or pharmacist before embarking on a detox if you are taking medications.

What are some signs indicating I may need a detox?

  • Recurrent Infections
  • Fatigue
  • Dark circles under your eyes
  • Allergies or food intolerances
  • Pain in your liver or gall bladder area
  • Constipation, flatulence or gas pains, sluggish elimination or irregular bowel movements
  • Frequent headaches or migraines
  • Bad breath, foul smelling gas or stools
  • Intolerance to fatty foods
  • General aches and pains
  • PMS, breast soreness, vaginal infections
  • Pointers to assist with Detoxing
  • Eat lots of fresh fruit and veges (preferably organic) and avoid processed foods
  • Get plenty of sleep
  • Drink plenty of clean water
  • Exercise gently without pushing yourself or overdoing it
  • Observe the eight laws of health (See Eight Laws of Health Section)
  • Relax. You may need to take time off work or cut down on you work load during this time.

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