Detox, which is a short form of the word detoxification is the medicinal or physiological removal of toxins from the body. Detoxification is naturally done by the liver, so many think that it is unnecessary to “assist” the liver in this procedure, but many more disagree, most especially as modern times has brought on the ingestion or inhalation of more toxic substances which can lead to ill health and even fat accumulation.
Here are some few reasons why you should detox more often
It helps in the removal of toxins from the body. These toxins can stay in the body for prolonged periods and they are stored in tissues and cells. These toxins can wreck havoc on normal body functions and need to be eliminated.
Weight loss can be hastened through detoxification. This is because toxins affect the body’s natural ability to burn fat, which can lead to weight gain, diabetes or even stroke. Detoxing rids the body of toxins stored in fat cell and this can help improve metabolism.
The immune system receives a boost after detoxification and this leads to overall better health and improved quality of life and the prevention of chronic diseases.
Who doesn’t love clearer skin? If you want to have better skin, stronger hair and nails and a natural glow, detoxing may just be one of the ways to achieve that.
It can help slow premature aging as it the removal of heavy metals in the body helps it in absorbing beneficial nutrients better.
Detoxing helps improve energy levels and you will have more mental clarity as well. It even helps improve quality and amount of sleep the body gets.
The importance of a detox for general overall health cannot be understated.
In the next post, we will discuss the few ways you can detox your body for better health.