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Start 2021 The Right Way - Detox & Cleanse

The Reboot Detox Plan

Detoxing is popular in January following the festivities and also time to reflect on the past year and the health goals missed. Here are our top detox tips to try and support your journey to a healthy you moving into the new year. Don't forget that living a healthy lifestyle isn't only for a month. It's about finding a routine that is sustainable and gradual. Drastic and restrictive diets only last for a period of time and things start to unravel when you stop the restrictive eating regime. 

Exercise 

Exercise is key to strengthening your lung capacity and ability which is key every day especially during Covid-19. It is good to incorporate movement into your daily routine. It might be better to break exercise into smaller chunks for example taking 10 minutes in the morning to stretch or go for a 15 minute walk during your lunch break - this will improve productivity and get you moving. Also during your detox try to be active in your social life - maybe a walk with friends instead of a cocktail or coffee!

Health Food

Specific foods help to assist your body in removing toxins such as heavy metal build up. Try to hit a daily target of 10 fruits and vegetables daily. A great way to make this happen is through juices and salads. Add in chlorophyll-rich foods such as wheatgrass and barley grass, as well as herbal teas and sea plants such as nori. Foods such as oranges, lemons, brazil nuts and sunflower seeds can also help remove heavy metals from the body.  Also, drink water - lots of water - your body needs this to naturally detox itself. 

Supplementation

It can be difficult to keep on top of foods that help to detox your body so by adding in supplementation you will make your detox much quicker and easier for your daily life. Below are some of the main natural detoxing supplements. So, here are the top detox supplements that we think will support your detox plans for January 2021.
Milk Thistle - Liver Cleanser
Chlorella - Removes Heavy Metals
Reishi Mushroom - Flushes Out Toxins
Turmeric - Digestive & Liver Cleanser
Aloe Vera - Digestive Cleanser

Milk Thistle - The Liver Cleanser

Milk thistle is considered the “king” of detoxifying herbs, making it ideal for a liver cleanse. Milk thistle helps to eliminate the buildup of heavy metals, prescription medications, environmental pollutants and alcohol in the liver. In addition, it helps to reduce the negative effects on the liver after chemotherapy and radiation. The active ingredient silymarin helps to strengthen the cell walls in the liver, while supporting healthy regeneration.
Milk Thistle Product:

Chlorella - Removes Heavy Metals from your body

Chlorella is a type of algae that acts as a natural chelator to remove heavy metals from the body. High levels of exposure to 23 environmental metals considered “heavy metals,” such as lead, mercury, aluminum and arsenic, can cause acute or chronic toxicity. This can result in damaged or reduced mental and central nervous function, along with damage to vital organs. Long-term exposure may lead to more serious physical, muscular and neurological degenerative processes.
Chlorella Product:
Organic Chlorella Kiki Health - Detox Product

Reishi Mushroom - Cleans, detoxes and protects the Liver

The liver is one of the most vital organs in the body. It is responsible for aiding in detoxification and helping clean, process, store and circulate healthy blood and nutrients. Reishi mushrooms work as adaptogens to help improve liver function and prevent liver disease. They allow your body to flush out toxins and bacteria more efficiently and improve immunity against diseases that can develop over time. A 2013 study published in the International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms found that Reishi induces hepatoprotective effects on acute liver injury because it contains antioxidant properties and fights harmful immune responses that slow down liver function.
Reishi Product :
Organic Reishi Mushroom Kiki Health - Detox Product

Turmeric - Reduces inflammation in the body

Turmeric reduces joint pain; is an effective antidepressant; aids in digestion; helps to restore a healthy blood sugar balance; and supports healthy liver tissue and liver metabolism. Currently, researchers are studying turmeric for a variety of health benefits for diseases and conditions, including: Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, depression, osteoarthritis, breast health, prostate health and chronic pain.
But it's known as an anti-inflammatory and to support the liver.
Turmeric Product:
Organic Turmeric Viridian - Detox Product

Aloe Vera - The Gastro Cleanser

In traditional Indian medicine, aloe vera is used to treat constipation and other gastrointestinal complaints. Juice made from the plant’s leaves helps to keep your digestion regular by maintaining the water content in your intestines. This promotes the elimination of stool and helps to relieve constipation. Because aloe vera juice is water-dense, it keeps you hydrated and even promotes detoxification. By increasing your water intake, you’re flushing toxins and other impurities out of the body naturally. This boosts the health of your kidneys, liver, blood and skin.
Aloe Product:
Pukka Wholistic Ale Vera - Reboot Detox

Reboot Detox Recommendation

If all of these individual detox products seem a little overwhelming we have our total cleanse product which is recommended for ease and its results.

Get Outside 

Breathing fresh air and trying to get some natural vitamin D - even if it is difficult in the winter months - can help boost your mood and clear your mind. It could be as simple as choosing to exercise outside instead of the gym or eating your lunch outside.

Sleep

Sleep is important to help rejuvenate cells and helps your body to heal and repair itself. It is recommended  you get between 7 and 8 hours sleep every night. It is sometimes hard to see the importance of sleep during a busy life but small things like avoiding caffeine before bed can make such a large difference. Making time to unwind before you sleep by dimming the lights or turning off the TV can also improve your sleep quality. Scheduling your sleep times can also help build a positive sleep cycle!

Detoxing is not that hard!

This is just some key factors to consider when cleansing your body. It is not restrictive or difficult to make these little changes and can have huge benefits to your health and overall wellbeing. By helping your body's natural detoxing system you can practice a little self care that is relaxing and enjoyable while feeling amazing afterwards making it worthwhile.

Reboot is here to help

If you have any questions about the tips or products, either call on during store opening hours (9-5pm) or email us at info@reboot-store.co.uk.
Thanks and Stay Healthy.