It’s the Season for Cleanses
Are you looking to slim down before summer? Or maybe just refresh your system? Do it the fast and easy way with a body cleanse. There is so much garbage we are consistently consuming every day. A lot of the ingredients have a hard time digesting and ends up sitting in our system, making us sick or turning into fat. Too much artificial build up can leave us feeling fatigued, bloated, and even ill,
There are many benefits to completing a body cleanse. Not all cleanses suggest starving yourself. Many do suggest ridding solid foods from your diet. A diet cleanse, like most, is to rid your body from toxins. The target of a diet cleanse is to get rid of access waste and fluid retention. It clears your body of artificial build up, which can cause sickness. Your consuming more water then normal, which will hydrate your organs, giving your more energy. Drinking more water will give you a controlled appetite when coming off the cleanse. Having more fluid in your body, with less artificial build up, will help skin clear up.
As the colon is being cleansed, the undigested waste gets pushed through your system allowing for better nutrient absorption. A healthy, active human being is suppose to have three bowel movements a day. Constipation is bad because the longer the waste stays in your system, the more toxins are released into your bloodstream. By doing a colon cleanse your system stays regular. This will also ensure a more restful sleep, boost of energy, kick start your metabolism, and better blood circulation. A cleanse will also improve concentration, because the toxins from your waste can impair functions in your body. The biggest benefit is a decrease in colon cancer!
Lets face it we all feel stressed sometimes with the pressures from work, school, or our community! Stress does affect the way we perform in these areas of our life. There are many benefits from doing a stress cleanse, plus its berry delicious! A stress cleanse is to release your body of stress-induced toxins. It will help support energy levels and increase mood elevation. By introducing an overload of antioxidants into your diet, you will boost your immune system. This has proven to give more energy, improve memory, and strengthen cardiac muscles. The less stress-induced toxins in your body the better sleep, concentration, and patience you will have.
The liver is the only part of the body with two blood supplies. It’s extremely important to make sure what’s being processed through it. We tend to only think of our liver taking a beating from alcohol, but our liver is being abused more then we know throughout the day. Due to a stressed liver, the alteration of protein build up creates skin problems. The benefits to a liver cleanse is improved skin complexion, this includes decrease in wrinkles and acne. The liver is responsible for breaking down fat and protein. Through the cleanse the digestive system flows properly to produce the right amount of bile to break it down. Also, with a cleanse Ammonia is cleared out of the system. A build up of this can get into the bloodstream, which is carried to the brain and can impair the brains function. Another benefit is controlled blood sugar and boosts in the immune system.
If you are looking for results, try this cleanse:
The Master Cleanse:
Also known as the lemonade diet, this detox is well known from the slim down of Beyoncé’s baby weight. Say goodbye to solid food and hello to your new best friend lemonade, or something along those lines. The detox is 10 days, with 6 to 12 glasses of lemonade each day. There is a 3 day ease period that begins with removing all processed food, then removing all solid food, and finally just drinking orange juice. On the fourth day the lemonade diet starts. Night time means bowel movements. The “detox” of this cleanse occurs from a nightly Laxative and warm Salt water flush.
- 2 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
- 2 Tablespoon Rich Maple Syrup
- 1/10 Teaspoon of Cayenne Pepper Power – (or as much as you can handle)
- 8 ounces Pure Water
Author: Holly Kravetz