Author: Cara Clark & Allison Long
The main purpose of cleansing is to release toxins from our body. Toxins come from the foods we eat and beverages we drink, but they also build up from environmental factors that we cannot control.
1. In preparation for cleansing, it’s important to begin cutting back on certain foods 3-5 days before start date. These foods are:
*White starch foods- potatoes, breads, crackers, etc
2. It’s ideal for body to begin the detoxification before the purification that comes with the program. Eating clean should also begin 3-5 days before the cleanse. Foods this includes are, but not limited to:
*Fruits and vegetables
*Gluten free grains – brown rice, oatmeal, quinoa
*Nuts and seeds
*Chicken or Turkey
*Wild caught fish
Note: Organic is best! Free range organic on eggs and meat, of course. Always combine carbs with fat and protein.
3. The best way to cleanse continually and naturally is good ‘ol water! And it’s free too! Water is extremely important to flush the toxins through your system. This helps to keep organs clean and properly functioning. If you don’t already, begin to increase your water to at least 64 oz a day. Once regulated, you won’t feel the need to use the restroom as much.