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How Do You Know If You Need A Detox?

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We all Know detox is good, but our misconceptions stop us from trying. How do you know if you need a detox and what are the ways to get it done?

Do you want your fat to melt off?

I know I do? Is this what you hope will happen doing a detox?

Misconceptions About A Detox

When the word detox comes up, too many people think it means some kind of rigid diet and drinking nothing but green drinks all day. Most would agree that it has some great health benefits, but because they associate it with something negative, they either won’t pursue a detox or quickly give it up.

That misconception is a big mistake and because of that, they miss out on the great benefits of detoxing. One of these benefits is the reduction of unhealthy fat stores in the body. One factor that contributes to weight loss resistance is a toxic mind and body.

When you approach a detox from a place of deprivation, you will remain stuck and your weight will not budge. Instead, when you come from a place of honoring your most sacred temple, your body, you will be on the road to better health.

When you go through a detox, not only do you end up getting rid of those nasty toxins that have made a home in your body, but you can improve your metabolism, energy and love who you are inside and out.

How Do You Know If A Detox Helps You?

Just ask yourself how you feel. Do you feel bad? Maybe you’ve been experiencing some body aches. Your muscles feel tired. Are you experiencing anxiety, depression, or are unable to sleep?

Do you feel foggy mentally? Perhaps you have been struggling with headaches or some annoying bowel issues like bloating. Maybe you’ve been experiencing some skin problems.

Are you suddenly dealing with acne? All of these symptoms have been linked with toxins. One of the things that can trigger some health problems in a person of any age are foods that have an addictive quality.

For example, foods that are packed with sugar are very addictive. Do you find it hard to eliminate sugar from your diet? Do you find yourself craving it? Do you get a feeling of instant gratification?

Toxic foods can make you think you feel better at the time. What it is doing is increasing inflammation. You can have unhealthy weight or fat, even if you don’t weigh what’s considered to be in the overweight category. Fat deposits can develop even in people who don’t carry that much extra weight.

And they can feel just as bad as someone who carries more weight on their frame. When you go through a detox, not only do you rid your body of what’s bad for you, but you can break the chain that keeps you tied to the foods that can produce long term health problems for your body.

Different Detox Plans For Different Needs

A detox helps you get rid of the bad and welcome the good. You might be under the impression that to go through a detox means you don’t get to eat or drink anything but water – but that’s not true.

There are many different types of detoxing plans that you can use to help jump start your path to better health. Some will be more suitable for your life than others. You can choose one that gives you plenty of good tasting, healthy foods without making you feel as if you’re starving.

When your body is finally free of what it’s been holding onto, your metabolism will improve and you will feel and look better and just maybe the fat will start to melt off.

Tips To Help You Get Started

  • Drink at least 8 glasses of filtered water daily.
  • Eliminate processed sugars from your diet.
  • Make a list of symptoms you are having and how those are making you feel.
  • Make a list of benefits a detox will provide to your health.
Laura Dankof
Star Expert

Laura created "Path to Health and Healing" to provide health information to empower people to take charge of their health and transform their life. Health and healing is about addressing the whole person. This includes healing physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. It is not simply about taking a pill. She feels people are frustrated with the current health care system. Treating symptoms is not going to help them heal. Finding the root cause and addressing it will. She is passionate about this and that is why she started www.pathtohealthandhealing.com and wrote "Seeds 4 Change: A Path to Health and Healing."

Laura Dankof
Star Expert

Laura created "Path to Health and Healing" to provide health information to empower people to take charge of their health and transform their life. Health and healing is about addressing the whole person. This includes healing physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. It is not simply about taking a pill. She feels people are frustrated with the current health care system. Treating symptoms is not going to help them heal. Finding the root cause and addressing it will. She is passionate about this and that is why she started www.pathtohealthandhealing.com and wrote "Seeds 4 Change: A Path to Health and Healing."

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