Detox & Digestive Health

Detox & Digestive Health

There are many reasons to detox and so many detox diets out there. So how do you know if you need to detox and which detox you should do?

Here’s some indications that you might need to detox:

  • Fatigue
  • Fogginess / poor memory
  • Sluggishness
  • Skin issues
  • Hormonal problems
  • Headaches
  • Poor diet
  • High stress (especially ongoing)
  • Chemical exposure
  • Excess weight
  • Bloating
  • Constipation
  • Excessive alcohol consumption

Did you know your liver has more than 500 known functions?

We all know about its role in detoxification, but are you aware it also plays a crucial role in digestion, endocrine regulation, controlling blood sugar, protein and fat metabolism?

We live in a chemical world.  Sounds dramatic but unfortunately we do.  Our days of clean air, clean food and clean living are over in essence, but we can still make a difference with what we inflict on our bodies and how we choose to approach life.

Recent research highlights the importance of maintaining dietary acid-alkaline balance and possible protective effects of alkaline mineral supplementation.  A study published in the Journal of Nutrition in 2012, identified a diet high in acid correlated strongly with an increased filtration of fat into the liver, increased risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

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Posted on

August 26, 2014

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