Confused? You must be learning the term ‘Detox’ for the first time dear. But if you want to live longer in a much healthier way, you must go through this little article. It won’t take much time and it will change your focus towards life greatly, I promise.
Have you ever thought of the toxins that we have become compelled to live with? The air we breathe is full of suspended toxic particles, the foods we eat contains much amount of fat and heavy metals that the guys at CDC will frown upon. Some years back, there was an uproar in an Asian country that the packaged drinking water of an internationally reputed
company contained lead in such a quantity that it may cause liver problem in the long run? Liver is the organ that is exposed to these toxins to a great deal.
Liver is the organ where most of the metabolic processes of our body take place. It is also the main organ for storage of nutrients. Ironically, it has to store the toxins that are not required inside our body also. In the long run, liver becomes the storehouse of deadly toxins like lead, mercury and arsenic. When these get piled up, it may cause havoc to our system. There should be some means that is dedicated to neutralize them. Body detox with liver cleansing is the answer.
Liver detox is a treatment regimen consisting of drinking enough water and having fresh vegetables and less protein. Fat restriction is the key here. Drinking a large amount of water will flush out the toxins from liver through urine and sweat. Fresh vegetables that are free from inorganic and organic pesticides have to be included in our diet. Eating vegetables that are bitter in taste induces bile production in the liver and helps in the contraction process of our gallbladder. Most of the liver cleansing detox therapists prefer bitter gourd as a staple food in the diet regimen.
Another well known method to cleanse your liver is coffee enema. Ever since a German physician Max Gerson found it in 1920, millions of patients have been prescribed coffee enema. The active alkaloid present in coffee – caffeine, is known to have beneficial to the liver tissue.
There are some herbs that are being used by traditional system of medicine in China and India to revitalize the liver function. Turmeric comes first. It is known to have Curcumin that is a potent inducer of bile salts. It is also a powerful natural antioxidant. Dandelion also helps in clearing the toxins from the bile by stimulating the production of bile. Milk Thistle is another herb that helps in clearing heavy metals particularly from the liver tissue as it gets bound to these toxins and is actively secreted in the bile.
After a thorough liver detox program, you will feel more energetic and free from common diseases as your immune system gets a lift.