Let’s face it no matter how much we reduce our toxic exposure there are always going to be things that are out of our control. We are constantly exposed to environmental toxins that can wreak havoc on our bodies. Now, while our bodies have been designed to naturally detoxify, the amounts of toxins we are exposed to in today’s modern lifestyle are more than our bodies are capable of handling alone. Have no fear because today you are going to learn everything you need to know to ensure you are reducing your toxic load naturally.
Benefits Of Detoxing
What’s in it for you? There are several benefits to detoxing that make it ideal to incorporate into your lifestyle. Detoxing has been shown to help dramatically increase energy levels. Who couldn’t use a little bit of a pick me up from time to time? It aids internal organs and improves digestion. Detoxing reduces inflammation and slows down the aging process. It strengthens your immune system while also providing mental clarity. Detoxing also has amazing benefits for skin and hair such as: hair strength, length, and shine, skin clarity, texture, radiance, and color. It helps balance hormones and improve mood. More importantly detoxing helps with weight management and reducing body odor!
Do You Need to Detox?
As I mentioned before in this post, we all need to detox regularly. Depending on how healthy you are, you may need to detox less than others. For example, approximately eight hours after eating our bodies naturally enter detoxification mode, whereas for healthier individuals it takes about four hours. There are some signs you can watch out for that help indicate you NEED to detox NOW.
- Constantly feeling exhausted, stressed, or overwhelmed
- Lack of mental clarity
- Frequent headaches
- Constantly sick
- Digestive issues
- Breakouts or dull lack-luster complexion
- Carry excess weight
- Bad breath or BO
- Emotional instability
Ready to Start?
Now that you know what to be on the lookout for you may have noticed that you have several of the signs listed above. Don’t worry, because this smoothie bowl recipe will help save you from your toxic overload. If you are interested in learning more on simple ways to naturally detox and take back control of your life be sure to contact me. If you would like to have more detox recipes leave a comment below and I will add some more in with tons of information on how each of the foods can help you transform your life. As always be sure to follow Ask Dr. Dee for more great content!
Detoxing Smoothie Bowl
Gluten Free Vegan Serves 2
- ¼ Ripe Avocado
- 2 Medium Bananas Ripe and Frozen
- ½ Cup Frozen Strawberries
- 1 ½-2 Cup Coconut Milk
- ½ Cup Frozen Pineapple
- 2 Scoops Vanilla Protein Powder
- ½ Cup Spinach
- 1 TBsp Chia Seeds
- 2 TBsp Almond Butter
Combine all ingredients into the blender and mix well until desired texture has been achieved. Top with your choice of fresh berries, shredded coconut, pecans, and almond butter.
Need a Helping Hand?
A happy and healthy life is closer than you may think. Our health is something that we all have to deal with daily, and when we don’t feel our best, it shows. If you are tired of just making it through your day then you NEED to start investing in your health today! You are not alone on this journey. If you ever need any help I am always here to do just that. Even if it is something as small as just acting as a sounding board. Do you have any questions or concerns I can help you with? Feel free to contact me directly at [email protected] or you can even book a one-on-one call with me. Be sure to subscribe to gain access to tons of free goodies and check back daily for more great recipes and information!