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How to Detox Your Life – Health and Fitness Advice

Detoxification is a s necessary for life as the beating of the heart. Our cells are constantly forming toxins as normal waste products of metabolism. the cells release the toxins into the blood, where the toxins are swept into the liver for detoxification.Our overall environment also has seen as exponential increase in the amount and variety of chemicals that re not naturally occuring – the air we breath, the water we drink, the cosmetics we use and even the people that surround us. Take “detox” to a whole new level and clean your body, mind, emotions, spirit, … Here our advice how to detox, not just your body, but your life.

Detox your Skin Care – Avoid anything with coal tar, formaldehyde, lead acetate, DEA, MEW or TEA compounds, petroleum (including mineral oil), phenylenediamine, alpha hydroxy acids and silica. Alternatively, start making your own skin care products with natural ingredients like beeswax, shea butter and almond oil. Many items are easily reproduced at home at much lower cost to your wallet, your health and the environment. Try new skin care with your friends!

This will help you to make the right choice:

Avoid products with synthetic fragrance – phthalates are used to make fragrances last longer. Phthalates is in more tan 70% of products including shampoo,, hair gels, lotions and deodorants. None of the products list phthalates on their labels!

Check labels carefully – choose products with no added fragrance or with natural fragrance.

Avoid parabens – these chemicals, which can act like estrogen in the body are used as preservatives in a wide array of lotions, shaving creams and shower products. Avoid products taht list the word parabens on the label.

Detox your Food – Avoid anything with artificial flavors, colors or flavor enhancers. Studies have found food additives affect around 60 to 70% of people, most of whom are unaware they are effected. A good rule of thumb when buying produce: If you are going to eat the skin, choose organic. If not, go for locally grown ingredients that are in season.

Detox by Sweating – Not only does exercise lower the risk of many, many diseases and make you look better but it also helps detox your life. Your body expels toxins in all sorts of ways and one of those ways is sending it out of the body via your sweat. When you work out, you’ll be making your body stronger and when you sweat you’ll be making your body healthier. You can also use saunas to get a good sweat in. Don’t forget a nice shower afterward so you can rinse of all those toxins in your sweat!

Media Detox – Take back your brainwaves from the hailstorm of hype telling you that you need to be as rich, beautiful, thin, and materialistic as the airbrushed models in ads or the characters on your favorite television shows. Turn off the TV, Facebook & instagram!

Stop Smoking – This one couldn’t be more obvious. Smoking is terrible for you. It offers virtually no health benefits and cigarettes contain more chemicals than we can list here. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard about the dangers of smoking. If you smoke and you want to detox your life then you really ought to quit smoking.

Detox your Mind – Much like your body, you feel thinner and cleaner when you detox your thoughts. However, make sure you forgive yourself during the process. You’re only human – it’s okay to stumble.

Detox your Social Circle – It’s all about quality, not quantity. Detoxifying involves letting out the bad so you can let in the good — this idea lends itself to the people with whom you surround yourself. How about your Facebook friend list?! Would you really invite 1,200 people to your wedding or send each a personalized holiday card? Use questions like this to measure who is worthy of your valuable time and attention. Family are the friends you don’t get to choose, so invest time and love into the people with whom you share DNA. They’re the ones who will stand by your side when others walk away.

 

 

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