The truth about detoxing - 4 biggest myths debunked
Thanks to much of what we hear in the media, detoxing has earned a reputation for being unhealthy and even unsafe. When you hear the word “detox,” so you immediately think of all-liquid diets, expensive supplements and short-term deprivation for short-term gains?
The truth is, a detox doesn’t have to involve any of the above—and if you detox in a healthy, supportive manner, you can achieve lasting results in weight loss, energy gain and full-body health.
The following are four myths you may have heard about detoxing. Understandably, these myths may cause you to be hesitant to try a detox.
Keep reading to find out the truth behind these myths and why detoxing might be just what your body is craving.
Myth # 1: You won’t enjoy anything you’re eating while on a detox.
While you might have to eliminate certain foods that you enjoy, detoxing isn’t all about eating lettuce with a drizzle of olive oil. There are many delicious recipes tha...
We’ve all been told that junk food is bad for us, is addictive, can make us gain weight, keeping us systemically inflammed...but because it tastes so darn good, most of us continue eating it, after all, fruits and vegetables can’t beat the taste of fries, right? I'm not going to lie...I might have a real issue with Artificial Cheese in any product. I start eating a Cheeze-ITs, Nacho Cheese Doritos or even Cheddar Goldfish, and I can't stop until I almost make myself sick. The food companies do this intentionally so that we get more addicted to these products, and buy more!
Anything that tastes sooooo good, can't be all that bad, right? I mean, what's the point of living if we can't enjoy what tastes good, right?
Not only are fruit and veg among the most tastiest natural and healthiest foods on the planet, but junk food is also the lowest common denominator. It might tempt you with its rock ’n’ roll swagger, but junk food offers...
If you are reading this, it probably means that you were surfing the net looking for information about "Detox" or "Cleanse" or some other sort of program that you could research. It probably means that you are looking to make some sort of a change in your life.
Let me tell you a little story about one of my first attempts at making a lifestyle change...
About 16 years ago, I was a new mom, working full-time with a husband and a house. You can imagine that I was pretty busy. One day, after reading an article about Detoxing and the benefits of it, I decided that my husband I should go on this "detox" for 7 Days. I told him about it, and he thought that it sounded pretty funny and really goofy, however, always up to a challenge ("Anything you can do, I can do better....") he agreed. Since we were eating a lot of cereal those days for dinner, I thought, "I can use a grill, and I can make salad"! That was the extent of my skills those days, but would cove...