Detox our body regularly is necessary because toxins, plugs and mucus are build up in our body over time. Our body metabolic process itself creates waste and toxins everyday.
Toxins are also built up from poor nutrition, stress, lack of water and exercise. Therefore, detoxification requires a lifestyle change, which involves reducing toxin intake and increasing elimination of toxins.
Here are 6 surefire ways to detox your body:
Step 1: Do not eat dinner late
You should aim to finish your dinner by 8pm to allow digestion to complete and the stomach is empty before you go to bed. When your body senses that the stomach is empty, it goes into detox, repair and recovery mode. Eating a dinner late means that your body needs to focus on digestion rather than detox.
Step 2: Cut down on oily and sugary food
Excess of oily and sugary food suppress digestion. When oily and sugary good comes into contact with digestive juice in the stomach, they form clumps and turn into waste and toxin. This is increasing the toxin load on your body.
Step 3: Drink plenty of water
Our body is 70% water and all metabolic processes are conducted in the presence of water. Water is needed to flush out the metabolic waste. When you don’t drink enough water, your body will conserve the water and less is used to flush the toxins away. So, you are self poisoning because of the toxins that remain in your body. A general guideline of how much water you need is 30ml (1 oz) per 1 kg (2.2 lb) of the body weight.
Step 4: Drink green or herbal tea
Green tea or herbal tea cleanse and removes waste from your body. They rich in antioxidants and can also help to improve metabolism and burn fat.
Step 5: Drink Aloe Vera juice
Aloe Vera contains 100 nutrient compounds and out of which 72 are important for the digestive health. The benefits of aloe vera are well documented. It helps to cleanse and remove waste. Aloe Vera helps with constipation and heart burns and is anti-inflammatory and accelerates healing.
Step 6: Eat a high fiber diet
Fiber acts like a brush in your intestine and helps to push and clean the waste out of your body. By this action, the health of the small intestine is improved and absorption of nutrients will be more efficient. It helps to improve the rhythmic contraction of the large intestine and increase the elimination process.
Follow these 6 surefire steps everyday for about 3 months and you are on your way to achieving better health condition.
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