Adding fiber to your diet, eating antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables, and cutting down on salt can help clear your body of toxins. So can avoiding alcohol and smoking, drinking enough water, and getting enough sleep. Milk thistle is a herb you can use to improve liver function and so are turmeric and licorice. If you’re looking for a comprehensive detox program, try the panchakarma therapies advocated by Ayurveda.
Bone broth protein is the dehydrated form of bone broth that retains all the nutrients. It can help you manage your weight, and also improve your skin health. Taking bone broth protein can help you reduce joint pain and treat osteoarthritis. Additionally, it can also maintain your digestive health, and boost detoxification, by improving the liver's ability to eliminate toxins from the body.
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Homemade granola bars are great as a sugar-free snack. Mix 1½ cups oats, 1 cup toasted crispy rice cereal, and ½ cup dried raisins or cherries. Liquefy ½ cup brown rice syrup on low heat and add 1 tsp vanilla extract, ¼ tsp salt, ½ tsp cinnamon or pumpkin spice, and 3 tbsps peanut butter. Pour this on the oats mixture and press it to the base of a greased pan. Bake for 30 mins in an oven preheated to 325 F. Slice out granola bars.
Sugar has no nutritional value other than adding calories to your diet. But, surprisingly obesity is not the 'only' reason why you need to eliminate sugar from your diet. Empty sugar calories can also increase your risk of having renal disease, diabetes, and even colon cancer. To top it off, opting for a sugar detox may help you live a much healthier, disease-free life!
The harsh, toxic environment that we live in today has inevitably thrown our bodies off balance, so much so that a healthy diet and exercise regimen alone might not be enough to set our bodies straight. Ironically, a technique from the ancient Indian medical science Ayurveda may just be the answer to this modern-day plight. Try snehana (oleation) therapy – it might be able to bring back balance to your body and calm your mind with a relaxing massage or pichu treatment.
Do you know when you need a detox? Your body surely does. Don't let it down. Here are ten signs to watch out for.
Ashwagandha prevents non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by eliminating risk factors like high cholesterol and triglyceride levels, diabetes, obesity, and PCOS. This antioxidant prevents and reverses liver damage from free radicals generated by toxins like carbendazim and drugs like gentamicin and paracetamol. It also improves liver function by balancing thyroid hormones. Take 1–2 tsps of its powder twice daily with meals.
Deep clean your home to get rid of any residual particulates and smoke that could be lingering. Add antioxidant-rich foods and herbs like honey, pineapple, berries, orange, spinach, oregano, thyme to your daily diet and stay well-hydrated to prevent excessive mucus buildup in the lungs. Consider breathing exercises like belly and pursed lip breathing.
Problems with your liver and kidney's natural detox cycle, muscles breakup during exercise to provide sugar to body and excess cortisol production can lead to increased ammonia in your blood. Chloramine found in water sources, consuming meat that has ammonia added to kill E. Coli and salmonella and candida overgrowth can lead to ammonia toxicity.
Embrace aging as a natural part of life with a healthy mental attitude and then focus on slowing down the rate of physical decline. Proper diet and right lifestyle with yoga, meditation, moderate exercise and good sleep in your 30's help age gracefully. Chyawanprash, an ayurvedic rasayana, helps build immunity, improves digestive power and keeps mind and lungs clear.
Snehana: Mix 1 ounce Neem oil, 3 ounces sesame oil, 1 tsp turmeric, sandalwood powder, neem powder and 3 Aloe Vera pieces. Apply on affected area. Swedana: Soak feet in warm salt water for 20 min. Lepana: External application of Manjistha, Nimba and Sajarasa improves healing. Apply honey and ghee. Consume ash gourd and coconut water.
Soak raisins in a cup of hot water, then wash. Place washed raisins in a bowl and fill it to the brim with boiled water, cooled to room temperature. Let this stay for 24 hours. Drink this and eat the raisins on an empty stomach. Lie on the bed for 1½ hour and place a hot compress on the right side of the stomach. Do this twice a year, once a week for a month.
Mix 8 ½ cups of water, 1 tsp of grated ginger, 1 thinly sliced cucumber,1 thinly sliced lemon and 12 mint leaves in a jar and leave it overnight for the flavors to blend. Consume throughout the next day. This drink can be refrigerated up to 2 days. This mix helps curb craving, over eating, keeps you hydrated and also boosts detoxification.
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