Tag Archives: detoxification

Why Cleanse?

Just as this time provides a natural opportunity to clean our homes and yards of accumulated waste, it is a great time to cleanse the body of accumulated toxins. Our cells are constantly creating waste through normal metabolic functions.  In … Continue reading

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Basic Treatment Guidelines

Deep Breathing At least 100 breaths per day Water Half your body’s weight in ounces (eg 100lb=50 oz water)* Movement Minimum 30 minutes/day (what number is ideal for you; 15? 30? 45? 60?) Hydrotherapy Dry Skin Brushing; Castor Oil Packs; … Continue reading

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Dry Skin Brushing

Skin is our largest organ; it is an active organ and so important to many functions in the body including absorption, elimination and detoxification.   Dry skin brushing can improve circulation, activate lymphatic draining, support hormone health and improve skin radiance. … Continue reading

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Liver-Friendly Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, cooked and cooled 1 cup kale, finely chopped 1 cup dandelion greens, finely chopped 1 cup radicchio, finely chopped ½ cup celery, chopped   Dressing: ¼ cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ tsp cumin … Continue reading

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Sweat it out!

Sweat is the body’s natural way of cooling itself.  Most of us sweat during intense physical activity, high-stress situations, and even at rest on hot summer days. Sweating is a tightly regulated process.  The body aims to maintain temperature within … Continue reading

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Spring Detox

For the month of April I will be doing a cleanse.  I usually do this twice a year; in the spring and in the fall.  Although I try to lead a reasonably healthy lifestyle, it’s great to pause every now … Continue reading

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