It’s the season when lots of people participate in a health ritual known as cleansing. The idea is simple: over time our bodies accumulate toxins from our environment, and every spring it’s a good idea to help clear them out. Unfortunately, harsh cleanses and detoxes can do more harm than good. If you’re going to cleanse, gentle is the way to go.
Which is more polluted: the air inside your home or outside?
These hidden sources of toxins are probably part of your everyday life.
2. The difference between a fast, a cleanse, and a detox?
No, they don’t mean the same thing!
Do cleanses work?
What studies say about the efficacy of cleanses and detox diets for weight loss, blood pressure, and insulin resistance.
Why good stuff can be bad in excess.
There is such a thing as too much spinach juice!
The risks of harsh cleanses and detoxes.
How overdoing it can harm your core gut architecture, your gut function, and your gut bacteria.
How to cleanse, detox, or fast gently.
Do it the right way, with these 3 simple steps.
Considerations for your gentle cleanse, detox, or fast
The best herb for detoxing, the nutrient you need to watch out for, and how long to fast.