Posts Tagged“cleansing”

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It’s the most wonderfullll timmmeeee of the yeaaarrrrr, and I’m talking about DETOX time!  I have a few posts on the blog here about preparing for a detox, but there a couple of things I want to add this time around. 1) Set an intention. If you want to give a little effort to feel better, do a cleanse for 7 days. If you want to change your life, do it for 21 days. It takes about 3 weeks to get over a habit and begin a new one, so the 21-day cleanse truly is game changing. However, if you have…

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The cleanse is starting in a few days so now’s the time to reduce your caffeine and alcohol intake and cut down on meat and dairy consumption. Here’s what you can expect to eat eating during the detox: Morning Each morning starts with hot water and lemon (or organic herbal tea if you get bored with it) followed by a green juice or smoothie. It is recommended to consume only juice or smoothies until lunch, but if you need breakfast like I do, try organic gluten-free granola/cereal with almond milk, or a bowl of gluten-free hot oatmeal and cinnamon. I…

What is it The detox consists of 21 days of exercise, self-care maintenance, healthy eating, mediation and rest. The regime will revitalize your body, mind and spirit with increased energy, muscle toning, normalized weight loss, radiant skin, improved digestion and confidence. Why it works “By increasing the amount of raw and living foods and organic green juices and green smoothies in your diet while eliminating processed sugars, refined starches, animal products high in saturated fat, stimulants, and too much cooked food, you shift from an acidic interior enivornment to one that’s alkaline and oxygen drenched. This allowes your magnificent body…

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After a hectic holiday season with wonderful moments of indulgence with loved ones, I feel that I need to reinvigorate my body and kick-start the new year. So in a few days I will be starting a 21-day cleanse. “Why cleanse? The body naturally detoxes itself, I don’t believe in changing my diet,” is something I’ve heard many times and even said many times myself. The thought of going through an extended period without caffeine, alcohol, meat, dairy, gluten or processed sugar seems absurd and hippie-dippie. Even a punishment of sorts. But once I started to learn more about detoxing and…