Detoxing Doesn't Have To Be Extreme

Vegetable and fruit smoothies for detox

Detoxing Doesn't Have To Be Extreme

Whether you have been overindulging, are searching for a way to kick-start your weight loss, or simply want to cleanse, you may be considering some extreme fasts or detoxing cleanses.

While you can go the extreme route, of course, with the guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner, it is unnecessarily to go to extremes. Instead, consider the cleansing and detoxing tips below. 


Commit to a full week, full month, or even a couple of months of a diet that is vegan, organic, or vegan and organic. This detox approach is easy to stick to because it limits your food without leaving you hungry. 

Find a variety of easy recipes to make at home, or find a nearby restaurant that cooks vegan and organic.


There is much confusion about sugar detoxing. The most common misconception is that you must eliminate all sugar.

Instead, remove all processed sugars and the carbs your body processes as sugar. In other words, only eat sugars found in nature. That being said, limit fruits to 3 to 5 servings per day.


A juice and smoothie detox can be as simple as replacing one meal a day with a juice, smoothie, or fruit and veggie soup.

So you have the protein and energy you require, add nuts, avocado, nut butter, or protein powder.

Lemon and lime detox smoothie


Your skin is your body's largest organ, and it needs to be detoxed from time to time, too. There are many ways of detoxing your skin:

  • Use an all-natural exfoliating body soap at least once each week.
  • Dry brush 1 to 3 times a week.
  • Head to the spa or sauna, 1 to 4 times a week.
  • Take 1 or 2 Epsom salt baths a week, of course, with your favourite essential oils.

The detox and cleansing tips above are minimally invasive, making them easy to commit to. Try one at a time so as to not shock your body.

“If you don't take care of this, the most magnificent machine that you will ever be given...where are you going to live?”

karyn calabrese


Are you a regular detoxing fiend? Is it something you have been thinking about but are not sure how to go about it? Do you have any tips for detoxing? Please let us know in the comments below.

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