There’s a large buzz in the health and wellness industry right now surrounding the concept of detox diets, cleanses, and/or flushes.
Have you ever run into someone carrying a shake container filled with strange liquid and asked them what in world are they trying to drink and you got an answer similar to this one: “Oh, I’m on a Cleanse! It tastes awful, I have no idea what’s in it, or why I’m drinking it, and by the way, I’ve never felt worse in my life. That must mean it’s is working!”
Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation on the subject, especially on the internet. Hollywood fad diets and so-called “health gurus” are promoting unscientific and unproven cleanses that can be downright dangerous if you don’t know what you’re doing.
The human body is an immaculate creation complete with its own detoxifying and elimination systems inherently programmed into the system. Forget about harsh, fad diets that have no scientific data to back it. Don’t even entertain the idea!
In fact, let’s look at those amazing detoxifying and elimination systems:
- First, the Liver:
- Filters toxins
- Aids the body in metabolizing fat, protein, and carbohydrates
- Helps transform many toxins into harmless agents
- Next, the Kidneys
- Filter out waste and excess fluid from the blood
- Regulate and release the right balance of sodium, phosphorus, and potassium for the body to function properly
- The Small Intestine:
- Digests food so that nutrients can be absorbed into the blood and transported to the liver
- Provides a barrier that blocks toxins from the rest of the body
- Finally, the Large Intestine:
- Absorbs water and electrolytes, forming waste that is excreted from the body
- Produces antibodies for GI health
- Contains bacterium that create fatty-acids and some vitamins for additinutritional support
You see, we don’t need harsh, crash diets or cleanses to flush out toxins. Instead, what we need to be providing our bodies with is proper nutrition so that our bodies may continue to do what it is innately designed to do: heal itself!
Now, to do so, we need to eat a healthier diet, exercise, and take high-quality supplements made from whole foods. Whole food supplements supply our bodies with nutrients we are not getting from our diet —all the vitamins, minerals, trace minerals, and phytonutrients that foods possess in a way that nature intended, in a whole food form.
If you aren’t consuming the recommended amount of nutrients, it can affect the normal functioning of your body’s detoxification pathways. Naturally occurring toxins that build up in the body can adversely impact one’s health and well-being.
We set out to find a purification program that would support the body with whole food supplements and a whole food diet, dense in nutrients with solid, evidence-based science and research behind it —and we found it!
Here, at Living Well Balanced, we are proud to be partnered with the Standard Process Purification Program. This plan is not a fad diet or fad cleanse. It’s a structured program that brings healthy lifestyle habits into focus.
It’s a new way of life, a strategy that you and our team of chiropractors, nutritionists, and personal trainers modify to fit your individual requirements. In fact, the program is a journey of discovery as you try new foods and learn about eating for better health.
It’s designed to purify, nourish, and help you to maintain a healthy body weight by eating whole foods, exercising, drinking nutritious shakes, and taking supplements made with whole food and other ingredients.
The purification program provides a nutrient-dense menu, giving the body a break from the processed, sugary, fatty foods found in the average American diet. This allows organs like the liver, kidneys, intestines, and colon to function more optimally.
Let me share with you the amazing health benefits my patients tell me they experience after completing the Standard Process Purification Program:
- Increased energy and vitality
- Better digestion
- Less bloating
- Improved weight management
- Clearer skin
- Shinier hair
- Better sleep
- Clearer thinking
- Better management of challenges related to natural toxin load in the body
The Standard Process Purification Program supports the body’s natural toxin-metabolism processes. You will learn how easy and enjoyable it is to make healthy choices. With the 21-day purification program, you can turn those choices into habits and turn those habits into meaningful, healthy change.
The menu includes a varied abundance of fresh vegetables and fruits for the first 10 days, with select proteins added on day 11. The supplements support the body’s ability to remove naturally occurring toxins. This promotes a state that allows for toxin release.
Find out today if you can benefit from the purification program! When you visit our office, we will assess your level of toxic exposure using our toxicity questionnaire. The toxicity questionnaire only takes a few minutes of your time and will allow us to determine exactly how the program and other nutritional recommendations will work for you!
Once we assess your level of toxicity, we develop a Purification Plan specific to you and your body. We combine the Purity program with an InBody total body composition to gather a complete picture of your body and determine the right plan that will bring you closer to total balance.
You will get to work with our nutritionist, who brings a wealth of cutting edge knowledge and training to our clinics. We also provide you with The Standard Process 21-Day Purification Program Cookbook: One Degree of Change, with over 200 recipes, tips, advice, and journaling to keep track of your progress. We even have an app available for iOS and Android for those of you more tech inclined to monitor your progress!
I can’t wait to share this successful, science based purification program with you! I’ve seen it change and reshape lives in so many patients and I want the same for you.
If you are local, I invite you to visit us at Living Well Balanced to get you on an amazing journey that will get you healthy, strong, and living in harmony with your health.
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Remember —if you change your habits, you can change your life!