Cleansing and detoxing are becoming buzz words in the health industry.
As a matter of fact, there was a recent Detox Summit held with over 30 speakers on just this topic alone.
Most people are becoming aware that our environment is full of toxins.
From the air we breathe, the food we eat to the water we drink.
Keep reading to learn how we are exposed to toxins and what you can do about it.
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These toxins below should be enough to make you consider doing a cleanse or detox.
Be sure to read to the end to learn about the cleanse program I recommend.
Toxins In Our Water
We all take for granted that our water supply is safe.
Have you ever thought about what the added chlorine and fluoride do for us?
Chlorine kills every living organism. That’s why it is added to the water so it can kill the bad germs.
Did you know that chlorine also kills our gut flora, too?
Think about how much chlorine you’re exposed to in your shower every morning or what about in your community swimming pools?
We need it but we also need to be aware that when our skin gets warm it allows the chlorine to absorb into your skin.
Your skin is the largest organ of your body so imagine how much your body may be absorbing.
So even if you avoid drinking tap water you also need to filter your shower, too.
I use this filter in all our showers.
Download Dr. Mercola’s free report about chlorine to learn more about why chlorine is so toxic.
Fluoride has been added to our water to allegedly help fight cavities.
However, over the years they have learned that using fluoride provides very little benefit. It’s especially bad when we swallow or drink it in our water supply.
It can cause harm to our tissues and in children, the damage can be worse.
You can research fluoride at FluroideAlert.Org
It’s best to drink reverse osmosis water and use a fluoride free toothpaste (this is the brand we use).
I just named 2 toxins in our water supply.
Recently, ‘Erin Brockovich” chemical was found in the drinking water of more than 200 million American homes!
Toxins In Our Food
Today most conventional grown food is sprayed with pesticides and herbicides then delivered to the store for our purchase.
Pesticides are toxic by design and many of them pose a danger to people.
This has been confirmed by independent research scientists and doctors across the world.
Cancer, hormone disruption, and skin and eye irritation, just to name a few side effects.
Ewg.org list the top 12 foods to purchase organic to avoid these toxins as well as a list of foods that can be purchased conventional without as much exposure.
Preservatives, artificial sweeteners, colors, and flavors are added to our food to make it taste better but it isn’t better for our body.
They are foreign to our body much like toxins are.
Toxins In Our Air
Our grandparents didn’t have to deal with all this because there weren’t as many toxins and chemicals when they were growing up.
More and more chemicals are created each year.
Many are created by well-meaning people with the idea that they will benefit us but often times they are wrong.
For example, flame retardants were designed to keep us from burning in our beds but flame retardants are chemicals and are toxic to the body.
Where do we spend 8 hours of our day? In bed!
Often times, we dress our children in clothes that have flame retardant in them. Double whammy.
What about carbon monoxide?
We all know what happens to a person in a closed garage with the door shut.
Thankfully you can monitor it in your house with an inexpensive detector like this Plug-In Carbon Monoxide Alarm (we placed ours near our girl’s bedrooms.
There are also detectors that will alert you when natural gas is detected in your home.
There Is A Way To Fight Back
It’s not as simple as drinking clean water, eating clean food and avoiding carbon monoxide.
What about the toxins you already have stored in your body? Sometimes, the daily exposure it just too much for our body to keep up with.
We need to pull the toxins out and then flood it with nutrients so our gut will flourish.
There are many ways to cleanse but the key is doing the right one.
The Cleanse I Recommend
I recommend the Isagenix 9 Day Cleanse or Isagenix 30 Day Cleanse.
It includes protein shakes, adaptogens and a cleansing product called Cleanse For Life.
There are no hoses and no extra toilet runs needed.
Cleanse For Life contains herbs and nutrients to pull the toxins out of the cells.
Its main ingredient in this is Aloe and as you may know, Aloe is marvelous for the digestion system.
Related: Learn how the Isagenix Cleanse is different than the others
Do We Really Need To Supplement
Essential acids, essential fatty acids, essential vitamins, and essential minerals come from plants.
Minerals are the catalyst in everything we absorb. Without them, we can’t thrive.
The body can’t construct these essential nutrients by itself so we must get them from our food.
In a perfect world, the plants would provide them but research is showing the nutrients and minerals are missing from the ground that our plants grow in.
The pesticide and herbicides are killing the microorganisms, bacteria, and earthworms in the topsoil so the plants can’t absorb what it needs and therefore can’t pass it on to us.
Delivery Is Important
If you don’t have the right delivery system for the nutrients they will go right thru the body.
The live enzymes in the Isagenix shakes go into the fat, protein, and nutrients and take them into the body ready to be absorbed.
Along with B vitamins in the shakes to prohibit the acids from breaking down the nutrients and allow them to get into the small intestine to do its work and be absorbed.
We are bombarded with toxins in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat.
We need to cleanse to get the toxins out and flood our body with good nutrition so it will function properly.
I wish we could just cleanse once and forget about it but we need to make cleansing part of our lifestyle because we are bombarded with toxins daily.
I’ve found it’s easy to do with the Isagenix superfood cleansing system.
It’s been a part of my lifestyle for over 5 years.
Will you make changes to avoid these toxins and cleanse them from your body?
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EWG.org is an incredible resource for researching toxins in our environment.