Detox your body for a healthier you!

By Irengbam Jenny | Last Updated: Sep 14, 2015, 22:14 PM IST

Irengbam Jenny

Nowadays, everyone wants to stay fit and healthy for better lifestyle. Whether to loose weight or to stay fit, we have tried doing many physical activities like gymming, yoga etc. But have we ever tried or thought of detoxifying the body. Well, I guess not, even though we have heard about it.

Many of us don't know that one of the best ways to rid ourself of harmful toxins from our body is by drinking lots of water.

Detoxification has become very important as it is a vital component of natural health because the toxins are the reason behind so many chronic illnesses.

So, start detoxifying your body to lead a healthy lifestyle.

Here are some of the benefits of detoxifying the body:

Strong immune system

Detoxifying the body strenghthens our immune system as organs are clean and free to function as they should. While on detox diet, our body is able to absorb nutrients including Vitamin C as we consume more of herbs which helps in circulating lymph fluid through the body.

Weight loss

A good news for those who want to lose weight. Detoxifying the body helps in losing weight in the short term. Detox diet is a healtheir way to establish good eating habits and get rid of unhealthy habits. But one needs to be very regular while doing it as you are more likely to regain your weight once you stop doing it. So, ensure that you eat healthy food, exercise more and be more active overall.

Improved skin

One of the most important benefits of detoxifying the body is that it makes your skin smoother and glowing. Detox programs recommend that taking a sauna bath helps the body sweat out additional toxins. It can also help with acne though the condition may worsen before but it gets better once the toxins are released.

Healthy hair

Flushing out toxins from the body is not only good for health but makes our hair healthy too. With proper eating habits and diet, one can get healthy hair. Detox diets have an impact on your hair by making them healthier, thanks to the herbs, vitamins and minerals you consume during the diet.

Increase energy level

Detoxifying means flushing out all the toxins from the body which makes us more energetic and lively. While you are on a detox diet, you eat more of fruits and vegetables thereby reducing the intake of sugar, caffeine, trans fat and saturated fat.

Feeling light

At the end of the detox diet, a lighter feeling is bound to happen as we have included more of fruits and vegetables in our diet rather then foods that weigh us down. While on detox diet it is important not to overeat. With the help of a good diet, our body naturally replenishes the energy.

Happy detoxification!