5 Ways To INCREASE DetoxifICATION Naturally
Toxic buildup in the gut can affect so many different issues whether it be digestion, bowel movements, skin issues or weight loss. It is crucial that we help out body speed up the natural detoxification process and live a healthy lifestyle to minimise toxic buildup otherwise this will lead to more chronic health issues down the track.
Here are 5 simple ways you can help this process naturally starting today!
1. Eat The Right Foods
Eating unprocessed natural foods to support your liver these include cruciferous vegetables such as cauliflower, cabbage, kale, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, bok choy. Also using spices when cooking and eating good quality fats (butter, ghee, avocado, tallow, activated nuts) and organic or grass-fed protein when possible.
if you struggle with digestion, these foods are best cooked as raw vegetables can be hard on the digestive system.
Not only eating the right foods are important but also excluding foods that cause issues such as sugar, alcohol, preservatives, artificial sweetners, transfats & seed oils eg, canola, sunflower, vegetable oil etc.
2. Reduce Inflammation
High levels of toxicity are linked with inflammation. Eating a diet high in omega 3 fatty acids will help reduce inflammation, so incorporating foods like wild-caught seafood, grassfed meat, tumeric, chia seeds, flax seeds. Other ways to reduce inflammation can be an infrared sauna use or cold showers.
3. Minimise Toxic Exposure
Prevention is the most important part of all, most people don't realise that household cleaning chemicals, air fresheners, drinking out of BPA plastic, makeup, moisturiser & skincare products all contribute to toxin exposure. Your skin is an organ and whatever is placed on it can be absorbed into the body. So as a simple rule if you wouldn't eat it don't put it on your skin.
All these toxic chemicals are endocrine disrupters and can wreck havoc on your hormones after being exposed to these over a prolonged period of time.
Look out for products that contain any of the following ingredients
Sulfates, Parabens, Synethic fragrances, tricolsan, talc, lead, formaldehyde, Polyethylene Glycol, SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate), Petrolatum, parrafin, Phthalates, Toluene, Titanium dioxide, Mineral Oil
4. Support Your Immune System
Support your immune system by eating well, getting adequate unbroken sleep, managing stress and getting sunlight exposure on your skin every day for at least 20 minutes to increase vitamin D.
5. Support Your Gut
Gut issues will start or become worse when your bodies detoxification system is not functioning efficiently as your detoxifiction organs such as the liver and kidneys are constantly working overtime to try and get rid of excess waste.
To improve your digestive system it requires removing obstacles that do cause gut imbalances.
We have recently just released our specialised Love Ya Guts Detoxification Bundle which assist the liver and kidneys to remove excess waste whilst binding to heavy metals, pathogens and foreign toxins that are preventing our bodies from feeling our best.