illness is diagnosed, the logical first step to take is removing the offending
toxins from a person's environment and begin body detoxification. Only
then can healing begin. Detoxification is the key to getting better. There
are many ways to detoxify your body using a detoxification diet and I
examine some of those here:
a good way to protect your health is to not eat harmful foods! Here are
foods to avoid if you are to live a long, healthy life:
a detoxification diet consist of?
part of your detoxification diet should be
fats that heal
unrefined sea salt
foods that contain
"life force" and nutrients. "Foods" that lack these
elements cause the body to
, produce mucous, and congest the intestinal tract. Over time,
if you keep eating a poor diet, this congestion builds up, layer after
layer, eventually forming a hardened layer of
in the intestin
. This substance is known as "mucoid fecal plaque"
and is believed to contribute towards a majority of the obstacles to optimal
to be acid and totally healthy. Becoming acidic is one of the first steps
toward illness. It's almost impossible to find someone with a disease
who is not over acid. More about the critical role of body PH
the body drops from full vitality, weakened areas result. Stress alone
may create the over acidity which leads to mucoid plaque. And stress often
prompts deviation from a good diet as the person seeks comfort or quick
energy through acid-forming foods.
therapies, such as acupuncture, massage, and chiropractic may help in
treating some problems so that we will not need drugs for them. Avoiding
or minimizing exposure to chemicals at home and work is also important.
This lessens our total toxic load. Substituting natural cleansers, cosmetics,
and clothes is helpful. My favorite source for ayurvedic massage oils
and natural cleansers which don't contain harmful ingredient ishere
of the detoxification diet is one made up exclusively of fresh fruits,
fresh vegetables, either
or cooked, and whole grains, both cooked and
however, no breads or baked goods, animal foods and dairy products or
alcohol are used. This diet keeps fiber and
up and helps
. Most people can handle this well and make the shift
from their regular diet with a few days transition.
level of detoxification involves a diet consisting solely of fruits and
raw vegetables, all cleansing foods. The green vegetables, especially
the chlorophyllic and high-nutrient leafy greens, are very cleansing and
supportive for purification of the gastrointestinal tract and the whole
A raw foods
diet is fulfilling for many people, very high in energy and nutrition.
This type of cleansing diet contains lots of
from seeds and grains such as wheat, buckwheat, sunflower,
sprouted beans; soaked or sprouted raw nuts; and fresh fruits and vegetables.
Cooking food is not allowed with this diet; eating foods raw maintains
the highest concentrations of vitamins, minerals and important enzymes,
and allows them to find their way into our body and cells. Many people
feel that this is the best of diets; it can be health supportive over
quite some time if it is balanced properly.
aspect of the nontoxic diet is avoiding drugs--over-the-counter, prescription,
and recreational types--and substituting natural remedies, such as
nutrients, herbs, and homeopathic medicines, all of which have fewer
form of cleansing diet is
you are on a detoxification diet or not, it helps to follow those
rules while eating.
steps to protect yourself from toxins in the environment