If you look for a definition of a toxin in a dictionary you might see something similar to this: – a toxin is a poisonous organic compound, meaning a substance of plant or animal origin, that can harm the human body. While this definition covers those toxins we produce in our bodies all the time, […]
Are detox plans worth doing?
Detox plans are all the rage at this time of year. A New Year – a new you! I get it. And especially after a period of overindulgence over the Christmas holidays, many people are ready to tone it back and get on track. Eat more healthily. exercise more, drink more water and so on… […]
Could indoor toxins be making you ill?
Exposure to environmental toxins is unavoidable. Yet what most people may not know is that indoor toxins outnumber those outside. This constant exposure means that toxins can accumulate in the body. In fact researchers think this accumulation may be a cause of chronic disease. There is an ongoing and rapid, worldwide increase in chronic disease. […]
Supplements or diet – which is better to detox your body?
Cleansing or detoxifying the body is a central healing concept in traditional medicine. At one time this might have meant extreme treatments aimed at elimination. Stimulating purging or puking on an almost heroic scale. Now, thank goodness, popular detox diets usually promote gentle elimination and detoxification strategies. But what is detoxification? Do we need to […]