10 Ways to Detoxify Your Body

10 Ways to Detoxify Your Body

Toxins enter our worlds by what we eat, drink, breathe in, and process in any way. Here are 10 ways to reduce the toxins in your every day to help you restore optimal health and balance. 

waterStay hydrated: Drinking a minimum of eight glasses of clean, not-too-cold water every day is one of the best things you can do to detox and purify your body in a natural way. Good thing, because it’s also the easiest trick.Eat clean: Try to stick to organic, pesticide-free foods, and eliminate antibiotics and hormones from your diet.Meditate: Find time for stillness in your day to cleanse your mind and improve your ability to handle stress.exerciseMove your body: Getting regular exercise is an important step to staying healthy and strong.Whether you enjoy light exercise like yoga or walking, or like to get your heart pumping by running or dancing, build an exercise routine that you’re excited about to make sure you keep it consistent.Add heat: Break a sweat and hit the sauna or steam room … sweating is a great way build heat and eliminate toxins from your body.Supplement with Detoxifying Herbs: Eating a balanced diet rich with fruits and vegetables is important, but taking it a step further may be your next step.Green bodyTry adding Ayurvedic herbs to assist with the detoxification process, like Purify, the seven-day total Ayurvedic cleanse system, a supplement we offer that’s made of Ayurvedic herbs and botanicals to eliminate toxic build-up and leave you feeling energized and strong.Avoid processed foods, caffeine and alcohol: Try to stay away from ingredients you can’t pronounce, white flour and sugar, caffeine, and alcohol to assist your body’s capacity to process toxins.Quit a bad habit: Are you a smoker? Pack rat? Chronically sleep deprived? In a bad relationship? Toxins come into our lives in many forms.Consider if you’re participating in any unhealthy patterns or holding onto anything that no longer serves you, and find a way to limit those things in your life.Regulate and eliminate: Healthy digestive function is important to keep your body eliminating the toxins you build up in the body. If you find you’re “stuck in an elimination rut” and not balanced or eliminating naturally, address those concerns with a health care provider.spring-yogaJoin a detoxing program. Some are longer than others, try to find one that provides a six-day long, mind-body healing immersion program – that uses diet, exercise, meditation, herbs, and other healing modalities to help you reach optimal health.

Source: Smith, Deborahann. “10 Ways to Detoxify Your Body.Gaiam Life.