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Why Your Body Needs a Cleanse

Posted on: Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Our bodies are constantly exposed to tons of toxins that can be incredibly harmful. These toxins come from the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the products we put on and in our bodies. These including soap, lotion, sunscreen, drugs, medications, preservatives, pesticides, and more. Prolonged exposure to these substances can lead to a variety of health problems. Many people try to limit their exposure however there is only so much you can do. Whether you are currently trying to limit exposure or not, we think you should seriously consider a detox to help revitalize and heal your body.

How To Get Rid of Toxins

There is a program to cleanse the body of substances and toxins that may be accumulating and causing problems in your system. It’s a huge topic in alternative medicine today. It can be used to cleanse yourself of recreational drugs, prescription overdose, and even alcohol, but it can also be used to cleanse your body from other types toxins.

Your body has its own detox system in your liver and kidneys. Often, they can get overwhelmed and will not work 100% due to overload. That is why this type of program typically involves dietary changes, limiting exposure to harmful toxins, and aiding the body in the cleansing process. A typical diet is high in fiber and low in fat. You need a diet high in vegetables and raw foods in general. Processed foods, alcohol, and caffeine are avoided. A variety of natural herbal supplements should be taken to help the body cleanse itself efficiently.

Where Can I Go To Do A Cleanse?

If you are interested in doing a cleanse in Orange County, there are many choices available. You could consult with a doctor or naturopath to give you an individualized program. You could also check into a center for a brief period of time to jump-start your body’s healing. As you research, look for a center such as ours at South Coast Mission that offers personalized programs, counseling, exercise regimens, and nutritional guidance. For further information, read about our detox program.