How to Start a Natural
Whole Body Cleanse

whole body cleanse, when done right, may help you lose weight, look younger, feel more energetic and get healthier.

The right foods help cleanse your body and nutritional supplements can help you reach your cleansing goals quicker, often with less side effects.  Some herbs may expedite your body's natural cleansing process and make the process easier by reducing cravings or helping your body more easily shrink fat cells that may contain harmful toxins.

How Does a Whole Body Cleanse Work?

Diet, supplements and body work are used to assist your body's natural cleansing processes.   Eating foods that cleanse take the burden off of digestion because they are easier on your digestive system.  This allows your body more time to function properly and do what it is supposed to do, like metabolizing waste and removing it.  Supplements add nutrition and body work makes the process of eliminating waste, easier.

While you have organs in place that detoxify and cleanse, your body still needs help.  And just like any other part of you, these organs can get over-loaded and sluggish. This means they slow down while internal waste builds up and causes fatigue, weight gain, and a myriad of other health issues.

What you do not eat is just as important as what you do eat.  Contrary to what some supplement companies may promote, your body cannot cleanse if you eat junk foods, highly process foods, over eat or even eat too little or too much. By removing processed and unhealthy foods from your diet for a while, you are allowing your digestion to rest and reset, while will free your body to remove more waste.

The following is a general outline to help you design a whole body cleanse that is right for your body.  If you, or someone you know would like more details on how to tailor a cleanse that is right for you, please check out my book The SpringClean Cleanse at Amazon for more info.

How to Start your Whole Body Cleanse

Avoid foods that contribute to health problem such as; fast foods, highly processed foods, white flours, foods high in sugar, sodas and alcohol.  

Include foods that can help your body cleanse, naturally. They will allow you to digest food quickly, helping your systems to reset. The fundamentals of a good cleansing diet will give your body some of the nutrition it needs to do the hard work of detoxing.

Start your whole body cleanse with a plan.  Write out your daily food plan so that you can shop accordingly and be ready to start.  Be sure to include mainly whole, organic fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, seeds and sprouts.  Get rid of the junk food in your kitchen so it doesn't tempt you.  Be sure to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner and follow a healthy cleanse diet.

Does this sound boring?  Then look for clean eating recipes that will help you lose cravings, gain real energy and feel youthful again.   There are plenty to be found online and many books, ebooks and even pdf's that will help you get started and keep your body cleanse interesting.

Include nutritional supplements to help.  Nutritional supplements are often part of a body detox because they can make the process easier.  While different supplements have different functions, choose yours according to what your needs are.  For example, nutritional weight loss supplements may help by reducing cravings or helping your body more easily shrink fat cells that may contain harmful toxins.  Supplements that are standard for a whole body cleanse include fiber, essential fatty acids and even seaweeds or grasses (wheat grass or barley grass) that may help remove environmental toxins.  You don't need the most expensive, but those that are very cheap may not have the best quality ingredients, leaving them ineffective.

Certain types of bodywork may be used during a body cleanse to ease side-effects including; nausea, headaches or fatigue.  While many types of bodywork exist that may help, what you use can be determined by a number of factors like price or necessity.  Acupuncture may be more costly, yet if you have health issues may be right for you.  Massage is great for athletes and people who feel massage may help tone skin while increasing circulation.  This can be costly or not, depending on where you go; sometimes insurance may cover massage sessions if they are performed in a chiropractic office.

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When I first heard of cleansing, I started with Herbal Fiberblend and Barley Green by the AIM Co.  It was introduced to me by a co-worker/friend because I was extremely sick, at the time.  While the doctors could not help me, my friends told me how the Fiberblend would cleanse my liver whie  (See my full story here.)  It worked wonders.  Later on after I became a Certified Holistic Nutritional Counselor and Colon Hydrotherapist, I tried many different products in my holistic healing practice; some of what I liked and some of what clients would prefer.  It turns out that Herbal Fiberblend remained the core of my cleansing and detoxification program for the next 15 years, because of its effectiveness on 95% of my clientele.  To this day, I still use it and recommend it along with all their other products.  I know the products are superior to many on the market, I know the ingredients will be exactly what they say they are, and they are high quality.  See their complete cleansing program to learn more.

Disclaimer:  The information on this site as well as any products discussed, displayed or advertised is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate or prevent any disease.  These statements are the personal belief of the author and these statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  The information posted on this website is published for informational purposes only.  This information should not in any way be used as a substitute for the advice of a physician or other licensed health care practitioner.

My name is Cindy and I am a Certified Holistic Nutritional Counselor, Certified Colon Hydrotherapist in the Calabasas Area of California, health researcher and author.  Welcome to my site.

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