Detoxify: What You Should Be Doing During Your Detox

Detox

So your detoxing eh?

Detoxing is a great time to take a step back and take care of yourself. It’s not only a time to make changes to your diet and take supplements to cleanse your insides, but it is a an opportune time to be mindful about certain things that will be good for you both mentally and energetically as well. In other words, it’s time to detox your life! Clear the clutter and the negativity for a fresh start or reset. Below are some tips on how you can lower stress levels and benefit the most during your detox.
  1. Aromatherapy Bath – Soothe your senses with an Aromatherapy bath. Bathing is a time to just relax and let go. Plus, by adding pure essential oils and salts to the bath water you are assisting your body with the natural detoxification process. Some enjoy a quiet bath, but if you enjoy playing some relaxing music, that is good too. Aromatherapy baths benefit both the body and mind.Aromatherapy Bathtime

Try This Recipe:

Stress Relieving Bath Bath

Mix in a jar and pour mixture into warm bath water right before getting in. Soak for 20 minutes and relax!

  1. Take a Hike – Or just get outdoors. Being outside in nature is good for you. Nothing better for clearing a cluttered mind like going for a walk outdoors. This is a great time for meditation and reflection.
  2. Stretch it Out – Incorporate a stretching routine. Some benefit from yoga. No matter what you do, stretching relaxes tense muscles and can decrease pain, tension and reduce stress. Check out this Bedtime Yoga Routine: Bedtime Yoga: Stretch Your Way to Better Sleep by Crane and Canopybedtime yoga
  1. Breathe- Being mindful of our breath is vital as we want to live healthy lives. Try this breathing exercise to encourage relaxation and lowering our stress-

Learn belly breathing with the following steps:

  • Sit down comfortably, or lay down on a yoga mat, depending on your personal preference.
  • Place one of your hands on your stomach, just below your rib cage. Place the second hand over your chest.
  • Breathe in deeply through your nostrils, letting your first hand be pushed out by your stomach. You should find that your chest stays stationary.
  • Breathe out through your lips, pursing them as if you were about to whistle. Gently guide the hand on your stomach inwards, helping to press out the breath.
  • Slowly repeat between 3 and 10 times.
  1. Read- Give your brain a good workout. Similarly, to how jogging increases cardiovascular health, not only does reading make you smarter, but it also boosts your brain power. Reading can be therapeutic while improving your memory and also reducing stress.book

As Dr. Seuss once wrote, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

  1. Clean Your Home- A clean home really is a happy home. Get rid of the clutter and welcome the renewed energy and happiness in your home. Buildup in the home promotes stagnant-energy and isn’t good for the health. Open the windows, dust the furniture, clear the air, do what it takes to feel the clarity of a clean home.

Keep an Aromatherapy Diffuser in the room and use Essential Oils such as: Bergamot, Grapefruit, lemon, Orange, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Spruce and Lavender to purify the air. You can also try Fresh Air Eternity Blend.

  1. Detox Your Contact List- Who are the people that you are surrounding yourself with? In order to live a healthy, happy, and positive life, you have to surround yourself with people who promote just that.
  2.  Get a Massage- Not only can professional massage therapy relieve stress and decrease pain, it also may aid the body with detoxification as it helps to stimulate lymphatic flow.

Other benefits include:

  • Decreased anxiety
  • Enhanced sleep quality
  • Greater energy
  • Improved concentration
  • Increased circulation
  • Reduced fatigue

 

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4 Super Drinks to Help Detox

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4 Beverages to have while Detoxing

I wanted to share with you all 4 of my favorite beverages that you can incorporate into your detox week to enhance detoxification.  You will feel energized, hydrated and the incredible benefits of what it does inside your body will also appear on the outside. Everything starts from the inside.

During detox week, our goal is to infuse nutrients into our body to promote cleansing and maintain good health. By adding these healthy beverages we will load our body’s with enzymes, phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants while flushing out toxins and impurities accumulated over time. These organic waters are not only meant to be used for detox week, but can be enjoyed anytime.

First thing in the morning is best to start the day, but they can be consumed any time of the day. You can chop fruits and vegetables the night before and put in a container in the refrigerator if that will help you save some time. I try to keep it simple as I am always on the go and I know many of you are as well. By just reorganizing our morning routine a little, you will be amazed at how you look and feel!

I usually make my smoothie or juice first thing when I wake up, that way I can drink it while I get ready for the day. Do what works for you and your schedule, as long as you get it done. We each have to find a way that works for us to make time for our health in small, simple steps.

Heres my top 4

  1. Fenny’s Deluxe Detox Smoothie
  2. Green Lemonade
  3. Ultimate Aloe on the go
  4. Warm Lemon Water

The last 2 on the list are the simplest, that you can incorporate any time, especially if your short in time. They are not meant to replace the top 2. They can be used in conjunction with. Also, these are not meant to replace a meal; they are meant to use in addition by adding super nutrients into our diet.

Ok, now back to the detox drinks…

A little about our ingredients, and why I chose them:

Cucumber: Helps to alkaline the body, is highly hydrating, full of B vitamins, silica, and electrolytes that help build clearer, brighter skin.

Celery: Very alkaline, packed with vitamins and minerals.  Celery is a powerful detoxifier and colon cleanser.

Apple: High in Pectin which is a powerful enzyme that helps protect against metabolic syndrome, and maintains healthy gut bacteria. According to traditional Chinese medicine: Red apples protect the heart and vessels. It also reduces the content of lipids as well. Green apples are probably the most beneficial. Although representing the liver, they are said to detoxify the inner body, promote teeth and bones growth, and help fight depression. Yellow apples help protect eyesight. An apple a day really does keep the doctor away!

Pears: Pears are wonderful for the skin and supportive of both the lungs and the colon. Contains many nutrients such as: vitamins C, E, B, and K, copper, manganese, potassium, iron, magnesium, selenium, calcium, zinc, and folate.

Banana: Promotes good digestion, prevents constipation, and contributes to healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Contains vitamin B6 and magnesium which help promote better sleep. Bananas also have fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and vitamin A.

Lemon: Cleansing to the digestive tract, liver and gallbladder. Very alkaline, are high in vitamin C, and traces of calcium, potassium, and magnesium. Lemons are a powerful detoxifying agent. They support liver function, purify the blood, destroy free radicals and toxins, and  flush out bacteria Great as a weight loss aid.

Ginger: A great tonic, stimulates blood circulation, has warming properties, eases nausea, a powerful digestive aid, is anti-inflammatory, strengthens immune system, and fights common respiratory problems.

Cayenne Pepper: An incredibly potent spice, cayenne pepper is often used to detoxify and cleanse the body (mostly due to capsaicin). It has anti-cold/flu properties, aids in digestion, has anti-fungal properties, helps discourage formation of blood clots, supports weight-loss, promotes heart health, and aids in joint-pain relief.

Parsley: A powerful detoxifier, parsley aids digestion, removes toxins from the body, acts as a diuretic by flushing out the kidneys, and purifies the blood. It contains vitamin A, C, and E, folate, iron, and anti-oxidants.

Berries: Contain powerful Antioxidants that protect the body by neutralizing free radicals or unstable oxygen molecules, which can damage the cells and are a major source of disease and aging.

Pineapple: Bromelain! Super enzyme that is used for reducing inflammation, especially after a surgery or injury. It is also used for preventing muscle soreness after intense exercise. Also assist with connective tissue healing, Bromelain also contains chemicals that interfere with the growth of tumor cells and slow blood clotting.

  1. Fenny’s Deluxe Detox Smoothie *

Ingredients

1 cup Italian Parsley chopped

½ cup chopped cucumber

½ celery stick

1 small Apple or pear (or ½ large), cored and chopped with skin

1 banana

1/2 cup berries of your choice

1 cup water or coconut water

1 whole lemon, juiced

¼-inch slice ginger root, peeled

Optional spices you can add a pinck of: Cayenne, or cinnamon

*CHOOSE AS MANY ORGANIC INGREDIENTS AS POSSIBLE

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Place ingredients in blender and blend until completely smooth.

2. Green Lemonade

In a juicer add the following:

1 head romaine* lettuce or celerygreen lemonade

5 to 6 stalks kale *

1-2 apples

1-2 carrots

1 whole organic lemon with skin

1-2 inches fresh ginger (optional)

 * You may use any of your favorite greens in the place of romaine or kale. Some excellent choices include: chard, collards, spinach, cucumber, ect, as long as there are dark leafy greens in there!

3. Ultimate Aloe on the go

So refreshing and delicious in natural strawberry-kiwi flavor, you can take this one on the go! I add it to a water bottle and take with me.

Aloe water

Our Aloe Juice is a rejuvenating tonic made from 100% Aloe Vera and 50% Aloe concentrated powder. It contains more than 200 nutrients, enzymes, vitamins and minerals, including 13 of the 17 essential minerals needed for good nutrition

Ultimate Aloe Juice has the IASC (International Aloe Science Council) seal that certifies to the quality of the Aloe content and purity.

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4. Warm Lemon Water

Squeeze half a lemon in a cup of warm, purified water and sip like tea. Read more about the health benefits of lemon water here.

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I hope you enjoy these as much as I do. You will love the way you feel. It is completely worth it. It is up to you to value your health.

Please share comments on how you feel after detoxing, I would love to hear more about you!

Resolution: Detox

?Resolution Detox 2015

Resolution: Detox – Starts ONLINE Wed. Jan. 7th, 2015

Lose 7-10 Pounds
Join us for our Resolution: Detox. How would you like to lose 7-10 pounds? Kick start the new year with a healthier new you. The key to a fresh start, whether you want to lose weight or just be healthier is through a cleanse.
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To participate in the detox, be sure you order your NutriClean 7-Day Cleansing System today.
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FREE coaching provided by Lifestyle Coach Fernanda Santiago during the detox event.
Event: Resolution Detox
When: Starts ONLINE Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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• How can detoxifying help you loose weight, feel energized, improve mood, digestion and more.
• What are the safest & healthiest ways to detox?
• How you can improve the way you look and feel overall!
• Average weight loss is about 7-10 pounds
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Skin Care Analysis

Need to get on a skin care regimen and system that works but not sure where to start? Eliminate the confusion with a Skin Care Analysis.

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1. Why should I take the Skin Care Analysis?

The skin care products you use shouldn’t be based on a wish and a hope; they should be chosen based on factors that affect your skin. Evaluating responses about your skin health and concerns, the Skin Care Analysis will customize a skin care regimen that matches your specific needs for healthy skin care.

2. How often should I take the Skin Care Analysis?

We recommend you take the Skin Care Analysis as the seasons change. Skin is a living organ that constantly changes in texture, tone and health. In order to sustain a healthy appearance and skin function, your skin care regimen should be updated to match your current skin care needs.

3. Do I need to purchase all of the products recommended on my Skin Care Analysis?

It is recommended that you start with the basics of cleanser, toner, and moisturizer suggested by the Skin Care Analysis. The basic products are a great start and can be built upon based on which skin concerns you would like to address.

 

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