Monday, April 2, 2012

5 Reasons Why You Need To Detoxify Your Body

It's a new month with a new topic.  We will be posting all month on why detoxing is "good housekeeping" for your body. Let's start here.

5 Reasons Why You Need To Detoxify Your Body

With the process of everyday life, the body undergoes a lot of wear and tear both inside and outside. So it is important to ensure that the body is well taken care of in order to compensate for this demand.
  1. Promote Health - Just like a car engine which needs to be serviced and have its oil removed and changed, the body also has to be detoxified in order for it to function properly and to promote general health and well being.
  2. Food - During the course of our lives we ingest a variety of foods, some of which are healthy and some of which are not so healthy. The fact is that not all this food is successfully absorbed by the body as nutrients and not all of it is discharged out of the body as waste products, there are always remnants and these remnants become toxins that are left in the bowel and colon of the body. Over a long period of time, this can have some adverse effects on the body if these toxins are not removed.
  3. Lifestyle - Detoxifying the body becomes even more important if you indulge in things such as cigarettes, junk food, coffee and alcoholic beverages. These things make it even more difficult for the natural detoxifying mechanism of the body to work and it makes it even more important for you to take steps to rid yourself of the toxins that are being accumulated in your body.
  4. pH Balance - A lot of the foods most people eat on a daily basis have a very high acidic content. This can have a negative effect on the body if this acidity is allowed to accumulate in the body without being removed at some point. It is necessary for the body's alkaline PH balance to be restored in order to aid the renewal and repair of cells and to promote general well being and a short detox program can do this for you. It is not only important to detoxify the body, it is necessary to do so as regularly as possible in order to maximize the benefits that are obtained from doing so.
  5. Whole Body Approach - Purifying and keeping your body clean through detoxification is the best way to avoid colon diseases, as well as maintaining a healthy bloodstream and heart. The important thing to remember about toxins is the fact that they are absorbed into the bloodstream and carried to other parts of the body and can lead to a variety of health issues because the body's immunity against disease is weakened by the presence of toxins and waste. So, a detox program is highly essential in order to aid the body's ability to fight off disease.

In Health,
Naturally Botanicals Team