It seems like every day a new quick fix for body detoxes comes out, so it’s important to be informed on the process. Here’s how to detox your body.
During a body detox, you’re often eliminating some stress triggers, such as sleep debt and a diet high in refined carbs and caffeine. At the same time, practicing self-care in itself can ease mental tension. “While detoxes release physical congestion and toxins, they are also about releasing clutter from the mind,” says Larissa Hall Carlson, E-RYT 500, an ayurvedic practitioner and advanced yoga teacher trainer in Washington, D.C.
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Expect to feel lighter and more energized when you clear pollutants and waste from the body and consume detoxifying nutrients. (Lower inflammation, improved digestion, and sufficient hydration might all contribute to the revitalizing effect.)
Here’s the scary part: According to the AACC, these endocrine disruptors can cause neurobehavioral and reproductive diseases that cost Americans $340 billion per year in health care services and lost wages. These endocrine disruptors you are exposed to every day can lead to real harm.
Overnight, toxins collect in your mouth. Waking up with dragon breath and a white coating on your tongue are signs of the toxins in the body, says Carlson. Following a simple daily Ayurvedic practice, remove this toxic sludge every morning by swiping the tongue with a metal tongue cleaner; firmly drag it down the tongue about 4 times, says Carlson, who adds that you’re literally moving toxins right out of the beginning of the digestive tract.
Sometimes to referred to as “the new juicing,” souping has you slurping on nutrient-dense, low-calorie hot or cold plant-based soups as well as nourishing bone broths. “Souping is a realistic way to ingest a lot of protective nutrients and fiber, which is the ‘scrubbing brush’ that removes potential toxins from the colon,” says Rachel Beller, RDN, CEO and Founder of Beller Nutrition in Beverly Hills, California. The number of days you rely mainly on soup for sustenance varies between plans; healthy snacks, such as fruit and nuts, may be part of the deal. Detox on homemade soups (check out the recipes in Beller’s [tempo-ecommerce src="https://www.amazon.com/Power-Souping-3-Day-3-Week-Weight-Loss/dp/0062424920/ref=pd_sim_14_4?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=0062424920&pd_rd_r=1EWWJQNN4FYG9A4AA18Z&pd_rd_w=Lhr1H&pd_rd_wg=020ko&psc=1&refRID=1EWWJQNN4FYG9A4AA18Z" rel="sponsored" target="_blank">) or if you’re not the kitchen type, try a soup-cleanse delivery service, such as Splendid Spoon.