Posts Tagged ‘cleanse’

Organic Detox

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There is a bit of a fad that has spent the last few years gaining traction, but recently, as often happens in the case of many fads once the facts are in, is now spinning its wheels. You’ve heard of it, you may have even had a go at it; “detoxing”.

The idea is, many of us are guilty of eating a lot of unhealthy foods, too much sugar, trans fats, processed foods with preservatives and additives, maybe we have overindulged at a party and feel the need to get rid of what we perceive to be an accumulation of toxins stored in our bodies.

Certainly one’s heart is in the right place if one wishes to remove the traces of these excesses, sort of like going to confession after sinning. But recent research indicates that it doesn’t work this way. Continue »



Maybe It Is Time For A Cleanse

Now that the holiday season is in the rearview mirror, people everywhere are entering the New Year with high hopes, resolutions and a renewed sense of willpower. Perhaps we may have indulged a bit over the past month, but now we are determined to make this year the best yet. We want to succeed, we want to eat right, we want to feel better. Maybe join a gym, lose that extra weight that has been bothering us for the last little while. Most of all, we want to start the year off on the right foot. But what is our first step? It seems to me that before hitting the gym, or starting a yoga class, we should get our house in order. Continue »