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12 ways to Naturally Detox your body and boost your health

Why is a natural detox important?

Detox is often disregarded, overlooked, and avoided. We hear about proper nutrition but rarely and almost more importantly, detoxification.

Your body becomes the home for toxicities over time due to unbalanced minerals and lifestyle.  Once your body stops functioning optimally, you always feel unproductive, sick, exhausted, and tired.  Eventually, you will develop diseases.

“But I am very conscious about my health.”

Yes, even if you are conscious about your health, you still need a body detox regularly.  We can not possibly get enough nutrients from our foods anymore and are bombarded with toxins daily in our water, our air, as well as our environment.  You must actively practice body detox at a particular time of the year.

This blog will teach you 12 natural ways to detox your body and boost your health.

Are you ready to get a natural body detox?


12 ways to naturally detox your body

Set up a challenge for yourself. Each day, you will be considering 1 way to look after. After 12 days, you will have a thorough round of your body detoxification.

Each way has a link for a complete and comprehensive blog, so make sure you are also visiting that page to get full knowledge.

Remember that you can not detox your body in 12 days. It’s a lifelong process. But this blog will 100%  help you decide what you need to focus on.

Here are the 12 ways to detox your body!


Water Detox

Water flushes away toxins in your body.  It enhances the kidneys’ efficiency in flushing out waste and it prevents the build-up of harmful substances in the body.  Water also supports liver function, another crucial organ involved in detoxification as it is your body’s master cleaner.

In fact 60-70% of the human body is water, so you can guess how important water is for your health.  Proper hydration increases energy and flexibility in your body.  It’s a natural washing filter that cleans up your body.

How much water should I drink?

Recommended water intake is 8-12 glasses per day but it varies.  Drinking half your body weight in ounces daily is a good place to start (100 pounds = 50 ounces).  I recommend drinking as much clean water as possible so your body remains hydrated.

Read more about water and how water can help you to detoxify your body.


Vitamin D3

According to PubMed Central, Vitamin D helps the liver detox waste in the body.  It induces anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrogenic patterns in the liver and reduces the risk of various illnesses.

All you have to do is go outside in nature and have enough sunshine on your skin.  About 20-60 minutes of sun exposure is enough and getting as much skin exposure as possible is best.  Many make the mistake of wearing sunglasses but we absorb a lot of the benefits through our eyes to leave them off for at least 20 minutes.

But what if you are not in a sunny area?

Then, you can consider supplementation.  I live in Minnesota where it is chilly to frigid 8 months of the year so exposing my skin isn’t an option.  Taking a supplement becomes a must if you are in areas that are not warm all year such as Hawaii or California.

How much Vitamin D should I take?

I recommend 5,000 i.u daily if you are older than 12. There are many alternatives available for Vitamin D.  You can read the full blog on Vitamin D and how it helps detoxify.


Deep breathing

Most everyone knows deep breathing is a proven way to improve mental clarity and reduce stress.  There are only a few who know that it also aids 70% in detoxification.

Deep breathing facilitates the movement of the diaphragm, the large muscle beneath the lungs.  This diaphragmatic movement encourages a more substantial exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the lungs, promoting detoxification.

How do I do deep breathing?

The increased oxygen intake supports the cleansing process at the cellular level and aids in the removal of waste products from the body.  One of my favorites is the 4-7-8 breathing technique is my favorites.  It means breathing in for 4 seconds, holding it for 7 seconds, and exhaling for 8 seconds.

There are many techniques and ways to increase your oxygenation.  Make deep breathing your daily habit.  To read more about deep breathing benefits and how it is phenomenal in detoxification.


Oral detox

Your mouth is the gateway of your body.  Your gut health highly depends on your oral hygiene.  Poor oral hygiene can accumulate harmful bacteria and toxins in the mouth, which may eventually find their way into the bloodstream, affecting various organs.

Traditional ways of brushing (with toothpaste) and flossing give you fresh breath and a sense of relief, but they don’t do the full detoxification job.

How do I do an oral detox?

For oral detox, I recommend oil pulling and tongue scraper.  Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice.  It involves swishing oil (commonly coconut oil) in the mouth for 15-20 minutes.  Even 10 minutes done twice a week can help to control the bad bacteria.  Doing it more often may kill too many good bacteria so I don’t recommend it.

Tongue scraping also helps to remove dead cells and sharpens your taste buds.  This practice is far more beneficial than using a toothbrush.  To read all about oil pulling and tongue scraping.


Prebiotics in detoxification

Prebiotics is a fancy name for fiber.  They are a type of non-digestible fiber found in certain foods that serve as a nutrition source for beneficial gut bacteria.  Prebiotics act as a kind of “food” for the probiotics and promote the growth and activity of these beneficial microorganisms.

The primary role of prebiotics is to support and maintain a healthy balance of gut bacteria, which has far-reaching implications for detoxification.  It stimulates the growth and activity of beneficial bacteria, such as Bifidobacteria and Lactobacilli, in the gut.

What is the best prebiotic?

A diverse and balanced gut microbiome is crucial for maintaining a healthy digestive system and optimizing the body’s ability to remove toxins.  If we are not feeding our immune-building fighters we are growing weaker.  Learn which prebiotic fiber feeds your gut probiotics.


Probiotics in detoxification

Probiotics are live microorganisms.  Primarily bacteria and yeast that confer health benefits when consumed in sufficient amounts.

These “good” or “friendly” bacteria are naturally present in the gut and play a crucial role in maintaining digestive health as well as your immune system strength.  Probiotics can be found in certain foods such as yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, and kimchi, or supplement form.

Why are probiotics important?

A healthy gut microbiota is essential for efficient digestion and the breakdown of toxins.  It prevents the overgrowth of harmful bacteria.  Having an efficient digestion ensures the body can extract essential vitamins and minerals for detoxification.

Learn the role and benefits of probiotics.


Mental detox

Your optimal health also depends on your mental health.   If you compromise on it, be ready to face stress, burnout, inflammation, poor immune health, and messed-up daily routines.  If you want a healthy life, you can’t ignore doing a mental detox.

How to start a mental detox?

For a mental detox, focus on mindfulness and meditation practices.  Exercise (yoga or cardio, etc.), EFT (Effective Emotional Techniques), digital detox (limit screen time), deep sleep, and relaxation can help you get a start on a mental detox.

Want to dig more into the benefits and better techniques? Let’s do a mental detox.


Loneliness Detox

As Aristotle said, “A human being is a social animal”, but now, we are trapped in our lives.  How ironic is that despite having so much technology and opportunities to connect, we are apart, alone, and have no time.  We buy into social distancing with healthy people who are fearful of being “asymptomatic”.  It’s not a real thing.  You are sick or you are not.

Loneliness impacts mental and physical health.  Just look around at the emotional and mental state of the world after the isolation forced upon us all since 2020.

What’s the first step to detoxifying loneliness?

When you are with your friends, family, or even in public you feel like a part of a community.  You feel more alive, productive, and happy when people who love and support you surround you.  We need this as social human beings for our psyche.

Believe me, it costs you nothing—just a bit of courage, an open heart, and a willingness to interact.  So, reach out to people, help them, get help, and attend community events, and you will be much better off.

But if you are feeling it is too much…seek professional help.  Reply to my email, leave me a message, and just reach out to someone because you are by no stretch of the imagination alone.

Start the process of a loneliness detox.


Personal care products detox

Personal care products like soap, shampoo, creams, and other daily-use items directly impact your health.  These conventional personal care products often carry synthetic chemicals, most of which can be absorbed through the skin.

What toxic chemicals are in personal care products?

These chemicals cause many health concerns, including skin irritation, allergies, rashes, and other potential long-term effects.  These products contain Parabens, Phthalates,  SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate), SLES (sodium laureth sulfate), and Triclosan, which are highly toxic.

You can eliminate these products by choosing natural or organic and “green”  brands.  It will significantly help you detoxify your body.

Learn more about toxic personal care products and their alternatives.


Reflexology to detox

Reflexology is based on the idea that energy flows through the body along specific pathways.  By stimulating reflex points, practitioners aim to release tension and blockages in the corresponding energy channels.  Reflexology enhances blood and lymphatic circulation and aids in removing toxins from the body.

What is reflexology?

It is an ancient Chinese acupressure technique that can open energy and detoxification pathways.  Relaxation induced by reflexology also reduces stress, a known contributor to toxin buildup.  Some popular self-practices are thumb walking, tow rotation, and foot roll massage.

You can also seek an expert Reflexologist to enjoy a professional session.

Start enjoying the benefits of reflexology daily from home as it significantly helps in the body’s detoxification.


Environmental detox

The modern environment is teeming with various pollutants and toxins that can adversely affect health.  These environmental causes many health concerns including respiratory problems, hormonal imbalances, and chronic diseases.

A clean environment nourishes a healthy body.  You must be conscientious of the environmental threats that make your surroundings toxic.

Some proven steps are ensuring proper home ventilation by regularly opening windows and using air purifiers.  I can share more information about the BEST air purification system if you contact me.

How do I naturally start an environmental detox?

Bring indoor plants, such as snake and spider plants, known for their air-purifying qualities.  Be mindful of your purchasing commercial products or use natural home cleaning products that do not contain toxic chemicals.  You can even make your own very inexpensively and easily.

I have an entire blog on how to detox your environment.


Liver detox

The liver is the second biggest organ in the human body and performs over 500 functions.  It metabolizes substances, neutralizes harmful chemicals, and eliminates waste products.

You definitely need a liver detox if you feel tired, unproductive, and less energetic.  A fully function liver equals optimal health.

How to start a natural liver detox?

By choosing cruciferous vegetables like Broccoli, Kale, and Brussels Sprouts you can support the liver’s detox enzymes that will boost detoxification.  It is very important to limit processed or canned food and alcohol consumption to keep the organs clean and functioning.  Eating fiber-rich foods and exercising regularly should be a part of your daily life.

It will significantly help you in starting your liver detox.


Hair Analysis for Detoxification

When you see your mineral deficiencies on a Hair Mineral Analysis you will understand what to eat and which supplements are right for your body specifically with my help.  You can start to detoxify the heavy metal toxicities you have accumulated over your lifetime to diminish if not obliterate symptoms, sometimes it is enough to cancel diseases.

These imbalances affect your mind, body, and emotions so take the step toward corrections today.  There is no need to continue suffering when the answers are right on the top of your head!


In conclusion-

Detoxification does not cure all your diseases, but it surely does help you boost your health and lessen if not eliminate symptoms.  NOW is always the best time to start.  Starting now with self-practices to make detoxification an obligatory activity and a regular habit can significantly improve your health in the long term.

If you are unsure where to start or need more assistance and guidance, LET’S CHAT.  I have decades of experience in this field and can help you with Science-Based, Natural-Solutions.


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