Wow! It is September already. Fall is here and honestly, I just think it is a perfect time to think about releasing of different things in life. The act of detoxing is the act of removing poison, waste from you body. But, in recent years, I realized detoxing was more than a physical act, it was a mental, emotional, and spiritual process. Detoxing is truly one of the best forms of self-love and self-care one can do for themselves. I am always asked when is a good time to detox and why? So, here are 4 reasons you should start to detox immediately.
Jump start a weight loss journey! Physical detoxing is rewarding because you are seeking to release the waste, fat, and toxins that are stuck in your body. Your organs have been weighed down and overused over the years because of the poor lifestyle choices made – fast food, alcohol, cigarettes, etc. Detoxing the body will help to restore your organs, introduce foods that your body has not received and naturally receive the nutrients and vitamins you need to replenish you. The benefit is you will start to see pounds removed from your body, but importantly, you will feel a sense of renewal internally.
As many of you know, in October 2012, I was faced with my unhealthiest self. I weighed over 350 pounds. While I typically would start a diet, I realized starting with a detox was best because I had not been eating the things I needed to eat. What we do not realize is our body does not need medicine to heal us. The proper foods consumed will naturally heal you and will motivate you to start making healthier choices because the results are so rewarding. I started with a 21-30 day detox and was able to see results – I lost about 30 days by jump starting my lifestyle change with an incredible detox. I recommend starting with a 7 day detox and gradually continue. Here is a healthy tip to start detoxing with water. Read More