Oh, glorious spring! Time to wake up and move!
Spring means rebirth, renew…starting over. Many actually start their “new year” in the spring. You have more energy, a spark, to carry your health goals through all the way into next fall.
Now, I’m talking about popping a bunch of pills or mixing up powders for a detox. I believe a simple whole foods based cleanse is perfect. Detox doesn’t have to mean deprivation, starvation, and torture. It’s not a diet, a quick fix…just a simple clean living plan you can incorporate in life.
Detox signifies glow, vibrancy, sexiness if done safely. Eating lots of veggies (especially spring ones like peas and asparagus), dark greens (kale, spinach, watercress), fruits, grains, beans and legumes is the ticket. You know, all that good wholesome stuff.
You are probably wondering then WHY you should detox.
Here are 3 reasons why you should detox:
1. Over the past 60 years or so, we have seen a tremendous increase in the use of chemicals in all types of industry, including factory farming. This has brought with it a bunch of toxins. Pesticides and herbicides were virtually unknown 70 years ago are now widely used on our crops. Despite the fact that most of us are fastidious about cleaning our homes, cars, clothes and so on, few of us pay attention to cleaning ourselves-on the inside, that is. Over the years, the debris of everyday toxins accumulates in your blood, liver, lungs, gut, and in fact in your body’s cells. We become acidic, imbalanced within our blood. This leads to inflammation, and therefore, chronic disease. It is so important to cleanse, at least seasonally to help your body get back to a balance and stay healthy to ward off any illness.
(Okay, enough with the science lesson! But I had to give you the low-down on the basics)
2. When body is overloaded with toxins, much of your energy is spent on trying to eliminate the toxins rather than on enabling you to live life to the fullest. Additional pressures like stress, insomnia, and emotional issues can aggravate the symptoms of toxic overload. You know how you tend to break out more when you are stressed? Just the body’s way of eliminating toxins and letting you know to either slow down or pump some healthy foods into your system.
3. When you detox, especially during spring, you are more apt to keep up with your goals. This is the perfect time of year to devise a health plan and stick to it. How do you want to feel? What do you want to change? Let those goals blossom. During springtime you have the opportunity to look at old patterns in your life with new awareness and detox can help you obtain some long-term habits that you can keep up with for your life.
Are you ready to get your detox on this spring?
Lose weight, energize, and glow with over 50 recipes and complete 10 day detox plan. This whole foods cleanse includes detailed menu plan, shopping list, and bonus recipes to make after your cleanse. Renewal “Anytime” also includes pre-detox plan, daily instructions, FAQ’s, and post-detox next steps.
Genre – Wellness
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