Detox Diet Tips : Full Body Cleanse : Liver Cleanse, Heavy Metal Detox

So what exactly is a detox and why is it so important that you detox your body? Detoxification is the process of eliminating toxins from the body.  Toxins are harmful substances in the body that can create very dangerous effects if not eliminated regularly and efficiently. 

ANTIOXIDANTS GOOD OR BAD? Are they Safe?

ANTIOXIDANTS GOOD OR BAD? Are they Safe?

For the past few years, antioxidants have been touted as a great source of good health. They play a vital role in keeping free radicals in our bodies in check. Yet lately, there have been a plethora of articles negating these good effects. So what to believe?

How to Cleanse Your Colon Naturally

I believe that a Colon Cleanse should be natural and done the least invasive way possible. How can you tell that it's time to do a Colon Cleanse? When your colon, which is the large intestine, is working properly, women should be having a bowel movement at least twice a day, men (who usually eat a bit more) should be having three bowels movements daily. If you are not having sufficient bowel movements, it is a sure sign of toxicity. That means that you are extremely constipated and you're colon is full of toxins that have been building up over time.

Symptoms of Liver Toxicity

Your liver is your body's largest detoxifier; it cleans your blood of all toxins at the rate of 1 litre/minute. When the toxins become too much and your liver is overwhelmed, you have Liver Toxicity. This means the liver has too many toxins and can't cleanse the blood properly, and the effects spill over to the rest of the body.

Beat the Post-Summer Bulge with Detoxing!

Beat the Post-Summer Bulge with Detoxing!

My answers were featured in Chatelaine.com's blog today all about how to detoxify your body after a summer filled with overindulgence in barbecued food and alcohol.

Free Radicals and Anti-Oxidants

Free Radicals and Anti-Oxidants

A free radical is an atom or group of atoms that is highly chemically reactive because it has at least one unpaired electron.  Free radicals are unstable molecules that run through the body, looking for free electrons to make them more stable. In stealing electrons, free radicals cause other cells to become free radicals and unstable.