Things to Consider for a Healthy Detox

Being highly popular today and applied generally with the desire to lose weight, detox is intended mainly for elimination of harmful toxins from the body. At this point, there are some important points to consider for a healthy detox. Firstly, it is necessary to know who needs detox and then learn how to apply it. If you are also one of those who want to know more about detox, you can read our article with pleasure.



Every person needs to rest and cleanse their body during certain periods.  This is due to the toxins stored in the body, and our body is exposed to various environmental toxins through air, water and food. This causes toxic load higher than the natural level of metabolism. The natural elimination process does not occur due to fatigue, weakened nervous system and some unhealthy habits we have, and everyone may need detox depending to their own needs.



There are some methods to find out if our bodies need detox. For example, attention should be paid to the syndromes such as headache, fatigue, irritability, anxiety, joint pain, sinus blockage, indigestion and circulatory disorders and more. Detoxification cannot be achieved only by diet, and even if the changes in diet prevent further toxic load to the body, it is not enough alone. It is necessary to sweat out by working out in order to eliminate existing toxins from the body. 



With regards to diet, there are various options for detoxification. For example, you can apply a detox diet that is maintained by small changes during the day or a diet where you can only eat apples or drink detox soup or fruit juices … However, it is still necessary to consult a doctor before starting such strict programs applied through any diet or a single type of food. Otherwise, you may not be able to achieve the yield you desire by detoxification.



Let's talk about what you can do to reduce toxin intake apart from the diet. Firstly, you need to change your cooking method. Because how you cook is as important as what you eat. For example, if you want detoxification at home, you should stay away from frying and avoid heating the oil too much. Instead, it will be better to prefer boiling and steaming methods. You can also prefer cookware made of stainless steel, glass or porcelain.



Changing the soap and detergents is another action to take. You can pay attention to using herbal soaps especially for the bathroom and for dishwashing at home. Furthermore, it is important to avoid products with chemical additives. Acting on our health in terms of balance regulation through ionization, sea and mountain air is also very important. Because this high-quality air helps increase the oxygen for our body.



You also need to drink teas with detoxifying effects. You can especially prefer teas with high detoxifying effect such as green tea, chamomile, echinacea, ginseng, ginger, ginkgo biloba, red beet, licorice. Shower and bath also play an important role. If you want to remove dead skin and open your pores, you can massage with hot water. The massage helps accelerate blood circulation, while eliminating the toxins stored in the body more easily.

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