5 ways to cleanse your body in one day

5 ways to cleanse your body in one day

While  there is no such thing as a one-day miracle diet (or any quick fix to meeting your weight loss goals and general wellness), it can be useful to hit the reset button, giving you a little push towards feeling better  and making healthier long-term decisions.

Here are five tips to help you cleanse, de-bloat and set your diet and health back on the right track in just one day:

                                                                   Start with lemon water

Start your day by waking up with a glass of warm or cold lemon water. The pectin from the lemon aids in digestion, helping to make lemon a phenomenal detoxifying food. Water with lemon also helps curb your appetite and boosts satiety. Flushing toxins and energizing your digestive tract sounds like a great way to start the day, right? The bonus is the little wedge of lemon bobbing in your cup, which reminds your brain, “Hey, I’m making healthy choices




De-bloat with breakfast

After water, fuel yourself with food! It will jumpstart your metabolism after a night of sleep. When doing a mini cleanse, the advice I give to clients is to skip the bread, cereal or any version of them at breakfast as they will cause your body to retain more water, and instead focus your attention on protein, which will provide satiety. An egg and salmon scramble is a perfect combo of protein and metabolism-boosting omega-3s to start the day. Or if you’re on the go, opt instead for an easy digesting gut healthy smoothie


                                                                            Clean up your diet

Make sure to eat breakfast, lunch, dinner, and at least one snack (absolutely no skipping meals!) and ensure they consist of whole, real foods only. Eating consistently throughout the day will help you lay the foundation for ongoing healthy eating. I’m talking loads of veggies, lean protein such as grass fed beef, chicken, fish, eggs, and healthy fats from nuts, seeds or olives, avocado or coconut.

Ditch the packaged, processed foods today (even the “healthy” versions). This will ensure you are taking out excess sodium, artificial ingredients and sugar  from your diet. Also, ditch the salt shaker and instead use only herbs and spices like turmeric, coriander, cardamon , cinnamon to flavor your food. You’ll find that, this can help make a big difference in how you look and feel. Even after one day!



                                                                Have an afternoon tea

Drink a cup of green tea with your afternoon cucumber, carrot, apple and almond snack. Trust me, this one is important. Green can help improve digestion, and being properly hydrated is linked to everything from a healthy metabolism to energy and good skin health. Green tea contains antioxidant and boost metabolism




Get sweating

Increasing your heart rate will mean an increase in blood flow. This, in turn, will help your body to flush out toxins all on its  own.  The takeaway here is to rev your heart rate, break a sweat, and get in a better mindset to kick it up a notch again tomorrow.  Hitting the gym, dancing, etc are some forms of exercise that can help increase heart rate.





                                                                 Stay hydrated all day

It has long been known that drinking water first thing in the morning on an empty stomach purifies the body’s internal system. An especially important result of this treatment is that it cleanses the colon, which makes the body much more able to absorb nutrients from food.

This is achieved through the production of new blood, or haematopaises. This fresh blood has an immense restorative effect in the body and can even cure existing ailments.


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