New Year, New Body Goals!
If you’re anything like me, I know you couldn’t resist all the delicious food during the holiday season. From the taste of macaroni and cheese and sweet potato pie, your taste buds were in heaven. However, despite the satisfaction of your taste buds, your body is yearning for nourishment.
By this point, you might feel bloated and may have even gained a few pounds, but don’t get discouraged. Your body just needs to detox! A detox will help the body reset its metabolism so you can start incorporating a balanced diet. Here are the top 3 ways you can detox the body after indulging in some of your favorite foods.
10-day Green Smoothie Cleanse – Drinking three green smoothies a day can help eliminate waste through the digestive system, rid harmful toxins from the body, and minimize the overgrowth of candida (bad bacteria) in the gut. During this type of cleansing, the body can drop up to 15 pounds in just 10 days, per J.J Smith.
Hydrotherapy – Scheduling 3-4 hydrotherapy sessions can also eliminate waste and gas in the colon. Within our digestive system, we hold anywhere between 5-20 pounds of waste in our large intestines. The amount of waste in your digestive tract affects your weight loss journey, so it’s important to rid the waste and reset the pH level in your gut.
Sauna – Sweat in a sauna so the body can eliminate waste through perspiration. There are several health benefits to relaxing in a sauna, including the flush of toxins from the body, burns calories, improves cardiovascular performance, relax muscles and cleanses skin. If you can’t make it to a gym to experience the benefits of a sauna, portable saunas will do just the trick.
Remember, during a detox limit the amount of caffeine, saturated fats, and carbs you consume to receive the best results. Here’s a green smoothie recipe that will nourish your body and get your taste buds wanting more.