In the fast-paced, modern world we inhabit, the environmental challenges we face have significantly increased our exposure to pollutants, toxins, and parasites. Our bodies, constantly bombarded by impurities in the air, water, and food we consume, bear the brunt of these harmful substances. A build up of toxins and pollutants can sit in our cells for years and start degrading the health of our cellular function significantly. As a result, a growing number of health-conscious individuals are turning to comprehensive and holistic health cleanse programs in 2024 to restore balance and vitality to their lives.
As a result of traveling a lot last year, flying around the world, eating foods that I wasn’t used to and being in environments that I had no control over definitely had an impact on my health. I started bloating and feeling very lethargic and quickly realised I needed to make a shift and take proactive measures to bring me back to pH balance. I went to visit an holistic herbal practitioner who is able to scan the entire body via an electro-magnetic frequency wave scanner that scans all organs, cells, blood, musculoskeletal, hormonal and brain function systems. The results showed deficiency in certain vital nutrients and vitamins and minerals, caused by overload of toxins and parasites that started to make me feel unwell and uncomfortable. I now had a reference as to what I needed and embarked on a 30 day toxin release and parasite cleanse. I’m so grateful that I gifted myself with this opportunity to start my new year with my health top of mind. This cleanse has been remarkable and has improved the health of my skin (from within), as well as my hair and nails. The bloat I was experiencing is 90% gone and I have more energy than ever before. My bowel movements are regular again, and I’ve lost excess water retention and generally feeling alive, alert and clear-headed. More able to cope with all the wonderful goals I’ve put in place to achieve this year. I highly recommend gifting yourself with this experience as it’s changed my world and brought me very effectively back into balance again. Below I’ve listed the how and the why of embarking on a toxin and parasite cleanse, as well as a list of herbs you can find at your nearest health shop as well as the list of the brands and products that I trust to take me through this life-changing process. But am just an email away should you have any further questions. email@example.com
Understanding the Need for Cleansing:
The accumulation of toxins in our bodies poses a serious threat to our overall health. From disrupting our endocrine and hormonal systems to affecting brain and muscle functioning, the consequences can be severe. Furthermore, parasites, often overlooked, can wreak havoc on our digestive systems, compromise our immune response, and contribute to a range of chronic health issues.
The Importance of Parasite Cleanse:
Parasites, though often associated with developing countries, are surprisingly prevalent in modern society. From contaminated water sources to undercooked foods, exposure to parasites is more common than we might think. A parasite cleanse helps eliminate these unwelcome guests, promoting digestive health and fortifying the immune system. It can be a crucial step in preventing long-term health issues and ensuring our bodies operate at peak efficiency.
The Vital Role of Toxin Cleanse:
Toxins, on the other hand, infiltrate our bodies through various means, including the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food we eat. A toxin cleanse is imperative for flushing out these harmful substances, allowing our organs to function optimally. From improved cognitive function to enhanced energy levels, the benefits of a toxin cleanse extend far beyond detoxifying the body; they contribute to an overall sense of well-being.
Preparing for the Cleanse:
Embarking on a parasite and toxin cleanse requires careful planning to maximise its effectiveness. Start by consulting with an holistic healthcare professional, someone that practices taking care of the whole human, not just a quick fix of the symptoms. Someone who can ensure the cleanse aligns with your individual health needs. Establish a supportive environment at home, free from processed foods and known allergens. Hydrate adequately, engage in regular exercise, and prioritise sufficient sleep to facilitate the body's natural detoxification processes.
Things to Avoid in your everyday Diet and Lifestyle:
1. Refined Sugar and any processed foods that have sugar included (always read your labels). Processed goods can be cereals, crackers, breads, ice cream, chocolate, sweets, pastries, cakes, etc)
2. Gluten - any glutenous ingredients found in bread (sourdough is better). cakes, pastries, cereals, beer
3. Alcohol - all forms of alcohol for 30 days, then can introduce tequila with soda water and freshly squeezed lemon (all help to alkaline the system)
4. Meat - all red meat for 30 days (organic chicken and fish 3 times a week is ok)
5. Dairy products (milk, cheese, cream, ice-cream, yoghurt)
6. Toxic skincare and beauty products as well as cleaning products.
Replacement of the things you love in your everyday diet and Lifestyle:
1. Change your refined sugar cravings with fresh or dried dates, figs, fruit raisins and 80% cocoa chocolate, honey, agave or maple syrup. (Nothing in excess, just enough to abate a craving)
2. Change your gluten cravings with sourdough bread from a local bakery you can trust (no pre-packaged). sugar-free and gluten-free cookies and crackers. Sugar-free and gluten-free cereals (read the labels or make your own with oats and seeds (Sweeten with honey or maple syrup if needed).
3. Change your alcohol cravings with soda or sparkling water, a dash of Swedish bitters and freshly squeezed lemon. Just a festive and refreshing alternative. After the 30- day cleanse you can include tequila into this mix as your healthy drink of choice.
4. Change your Meat cravings with - there is a lot of protein in lentils, nuts, seeds, green leafy veggies like broccoli, kale and spinach, tofu, soy.
5. Change your dairy product cravings with coconut or nut cheeses, soy, almond or oat milks. Dairy and sugar-free sorbets or ice cream
6. Change your Skincare and Beauty cravings with non-toxic, 100% natural, organic skincare, personal care, beauty and cleaning products.
Some Super Powerful Natural Herbs to Support the Cleanse:
Nature provides a plethora of herbs renowned for their detoxifying properties. Incorporating these herbs into your cleanse regimen can amplify its effectiveness:
* Milk Thistle: Supports liver function and aids in the detoxification process.
* Dandelion Root: Acts as a diuretic, promoting the elimination of toxins through urine.
* Turmeric: A potent anti-inflammatory that aids liver function and reduces oxidative stress.
* Garlic: Known for its anti-parasitic properties, garlic helps eliminate harmful organisms.
* Black Walnut Hull: Effective against various parasites, including intestinal worms.
The products and brands I chose to work with for my cleanse are ones that I have taken a lot of time researching. Brands and products that are as close to raw and natural as possible and contain the above herbs and more:
1. Organic Spirulina by Soaring Free Superfoods - protein rich blue-green algae
2. Probiotics by Rawbiotics - multi-strained live fermented
3. Good Gut Glow - superfood gut balance shake by Eco Diva Natural
4. Chlorella by The Real Thing
5. Anti Parasitic by Herbay - Tones (these contain many of the herbs in the list above)
6. Face and Body Skincare and Beauty range by Eco Diva Natural
As we navigate an increasingly toxic world, prioritising our health through regular parasite and toxin cleanses has become essential. By taking proactive steps to rid our bodies of harmful substances and unwelcome invaders, we pave the way for improved well-being, heightened energy levels, and enhanced longevity. In 2024, make the commitment to purify your body, allowing yourself to thrive in a world that demands resilience and vitality. I wish you a year that is balanced, healthy, happy and whole.