It seems like every month a celebrity is releasing a “new and improved” detox program, but these often turn out to be slapdash fads built on questionable nutritional principles (learn about the science behind detoxing). We cut through the throwaway diets to present the Top 4 Detox Diets based on analyses of popularity, health risks and benefits, price, support and sustainability. Do you need to detox? Take our quiz!
Should I detox? Do I need to detox? We’ve already discussed some of the benefits of detoxing, but how do you know when it’s time to complete one? Complete our easy quiz to see if detoxing could be right for you. Quiz below the fold! Always consult with your qualified healthcare provider before beginning any […]
This is an easy nut pate, made with just a few ingredients. I wrote extensively about the benefit of eating more nuts (especially walnuts) in a former blog. This dish is ideal for “Meatless Mondays” or when you have vegan/vegetarian guests or if you are wanting to cut back on animal protein. You will be […]
Chocolate giant Hershey has said it will transition to simple ingredients and that “[f]or ingredients that may not be as simple, we will explain what they are”. You don’t need to hold your breath, though, because with Dr. LJ’s delicious raw fusion recipes, you can easily make your own healthy chocolate comfort foods using the ingredients you trust and choose.
Check out the mouth-watering chocolatey round-up below the fold:
Why should you detox? Your body functions best when it periodically cleanses (detoxes) itself of accumulated toxins and free radicals that lead to inflammation, body aches, impairment and disease, and contribute to the aging process. However, for some people, detox is synonymous with deprivation, hunger, and weird recipes that seem worse than the toxins themselves–but […]
Last week, chocolate giant Nestle announced its plans to scrap artificial food coloring in response to concerns that dyes affect children’s behavior. However, raw foods proponents have known for years that you don’t need to brew Orange Yellow S C.I. 15985 in a lab to add beautiful colors to your sweets. Read to find easy-to-find and easy-to-make all-natural organic alternatives to iffy artificial food colorings.
1. Select a sensible program.
A sensible program doesn’t require starvation, suspicious foods, or rare kitchen equipment. The more difficult the regimen, the more concerted effort it will take for you to maintain the program–and the less likely you will complete it. The S Cleanse is an example of a detox that anybody can complete, because it allows users to enjoy delicious homemade meals and snacks.
Silva Mirovics, one of our cherished coaching graduates from the Natural Wellness Academy recently posted this photo on her Facebook page. It looked so appealing and easy to make that I immediately asked if we could share this on our blog. Silva is the founder of Earth’s Door. She lives in beautiful Melbourne, Australia and […]