Its the process of eliminating toxins from the body. It is advisable to regularly cleanse our bodies of harmful toxins that accumulate over time in order to stay healthy
Detoxification is the physiological or medicinal removal of toxic substances from our bodies. Natural this function is mainly carried out by the liver . The skin and the lungs also take part in detoxification. However , excess toxins sometimes compromise the natural process of toxin removal. There are several ways in alternative medicine that can be used to cleanse our bodies. Conditions such as asthma, cancer, chronic fatigue, multiple chemical sensitivity and many others are strongly influenced by exposure to toxic or allergenic substances in the environment or diet. Heavy metals such as lead and mercury are by products of the industry , pesticides and herbicides used in crops have found ways in our systems. Other sources of toxins include processed foods, junk, high sugar food like sodas and alcohol among others. Removing these impurities will help protect our bodies from disease and renew our ability to maintain optimum health. Detox methods include fasting, stimulating the liver to remove toxins, promoting elimination through the intestines, kidneys and skin, improving blood circulation and refueling our bodies with healthy nutrients. Detox benefits include treating sugar/alcohol dependencies, for weight loss , smooth skin, improve mood and to build up energy. Detox diets include simple fruit/juice detox recipes, smoothie cleanse, juice cleanse, sugar detox and hypoallergenic detox.