You probably hear about detox diets quite often, although you are not sure how this diet can bring you benefits.
You see, the things we eat and the lifestyle we have, in most cases not making the healthiest choices, leads to the accumulation of toxins in our body.
These toxins mostly come from the food we eat. Especially if the food will be processing if it contains chemicals, preservatives, flavors, colorings, and so on.
But they can also come from consuming alcohol, from smoking, from various medical treatments, and from the environment.
Now, the liver is supposed to detox our body, but when stress levels are high in the organism. Because of our job and other reasons, when we lose sleep and we don’t eat what we should, the liver will not function properly.
Thus, the level of toxins increases, making us feel bad and creating health issues.
When the toxins are too high in the body, we usually feel tired all the time, we are irritable, can’t sleep well, and catch colds more often, or have more often allergy episodes because our immunity is weak.
This is why it is great to have a detox diet now and then, to help our body clean out all the bad stuff from the organism.
The best time to do a detox diet is in the spring because we tend to eat the wrong things during the cold season, not enjoying too much physical exercising either.
But, if you need that there is something wrong with you, you can follow a detox diet whenever you want. Just keep in mind that your body will be a bit more vulnerable during this period.
It is not easy to discharge all the toxins you have accumulated in time, so until this ends. Your body will work hard and be more sensitive.
A detox diet consists mainly in drinking liquids, like green smoothies, and plenty of water and unsweetened herbal tea.
Getting a lot of liquids in your system is essential to having an efficient detox diet.
But, you will also find such diets that allow some solid food. If you think that having just liquids is too much for you.
Also, a diet for detoxification can last from 7 days to several weeks. Depending on how much you wish to cleanse your body and how you feel during this process.
Still, do have in mind that the first days of the detox diet will not be too pleasant for you.
You may experience headaches, you may feel a bit weary, or be in a bad mood.
Remember that this happens because the body starting the intense cleaning process. Which means that all the toxins will be taken from where they were hiding and thrown into your blood system.
From here, they will be carried out from your body, through excretion.
So having a higher level of toxins in the blood all of a sudden, as a result of the detox diet. Will not be something enjoyable.
Once you pass these days, you will start feeling amazing.
Your energy levels will be restoring, your skin and eyes will be glowing, as your entire being will feel refreshing and revitalizing.
Not to mention that getting rid of all those toxins is incredible for your health.