If you’re cleansing this January, think about adding a physical practice to enhance the detoxifying benefits and help move waste through your body. Yoga has long been used to clear the body and mind of unnecessary holdings, whether they be muscular, emotional or physical. But there are a few poses that are especially effective at stimulating the circulatory, lymphatic and digestive systems – all essential in detoxifying the body.
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We all hear the claims about the success of this detox diet, or this body cleanse for detox, but what exactly is detox and which ones work, and how?
After three months of parties, the detox season has officially begun. But if the thought of swearing off anything remotely tasty and ingesting only cold juice for the next five days sends you running to the corner pizzeria in a panic, consider another option: the soup cleanse.
Light sensitivity, headache, bleary eyes and a generally bad attitude. A hangover is basically intense dehydration. It wreaks havoc on your body, your mood and most visibly: your skin. If you woke up on January 1st and thought to yourself: I’ll never do that again. Here are a few ways to keep that promise.
An acne breakout is the worst nightmare of every teenager. Many studies have been done on what the exact triggers of acnes are, but the findings are a little bit unclear. The consent seems to be that there is no common food item that has the same impact on each individual. For instance, cheese can lead to acne breakouts in a person but chocolate might spark acne in someone else. While each person has a different response to certain types of food items, there are some certain foods that are well-known to agitate a counteraction.
Why is pH important? Many skincare brands throw around the phrase ‘pH-balanced’ as a marketing tool without actually explaining what role pH levels play in achieving healthy skin. Allow us to clear things up.
Some people (not you, obviously) tend to overdo it on Thanksgiving. If you get visions of gravy-soaked pecan pie every time you close your eyes, you may be in need of a post-holiday detox. Nothing major, just a quick cleaning of your insides to help you kick off any leftover sluggishness and plunge into December, fresh faced and full of energy. Here are three sample meals that are delicious, cleansing and perfect for either a 1-day detox or stretched out and repeated for longer programs.
Having a healthy Thanksgiving is easier said than done. Or is it? Here are five easy, low-maintenance ways to stay on the right side of things this Thursday.
There’s no getting around it: Thanksgiving is a food-centric holiday. Diets and best intentions are often abandoned whilst feasters over-indulge and emerge bloated and lethargic (not to mention dehydrated). This need not be the case. Many traditional Thanksgiving dishes call for hearty fall superfoods that don’t need to be violated with fatty additives and over-processing.
No plans this weekend? Perfect! Take the opportunity to detox with these four simple steps.