The growing awareness about how internal cleansing and detoxification can promote better health has prompted many to actually change their diet and lifestyle as well as consider naturopathic therapies as part of their health care programs.
Everyday, the body naturally cleanses and detoxifies itself. It is equipped with the organs that are specifically meant to perform various detoxifying functions. These organs include the skin, the liver, the kidneys, the lungs, and the colon. However, over time due to unhealthy environment, habits, diet, and lifestyle these organs are gravely affected which results to a number of diseases including cancer. With that in mind, there are many people who are taking preventive measures to keep these organs healthy and functioning efficiently.
First and foremost, eating the right amount and type of food is the most basic way to keep the organs of elimination function well. Foods high in fats, sugar, and processed ingredients provide the least nutrients to the body and instead increase the toxins in the body. Eating large quantities of fruits, vegetables, foods high in fiber, and the right amount of good meat are most important. This way, not only will the body be supplied with vitamins, minerals, and protein but the fibers found in natural foods high in fiber can also promote regularity in the elimination of bodily and food wastes. Drinking at least two liters of water per day is also important in keeping the body hydrated. Fruit and vegetable juices on the other hand can aid in cleansing the kidneys and liver.
Secondly, exercise greatly aids the internal organs to work function better. Breathing and cardio exercise can help develop one’s stamina as well as the heart and other organs related to blood and oxygen circulation in the body.
There are people who include naturopathic cleansing and detoxification therapies such as fasting and colon hydrotherapy in their healthy care programs. Water and juice fasting encourages the body to lose weight and detoxify. Because fasting actually involves not eating solid foods for a certain period, the body is forced to burn stored fats instead. Thus, not only does the body get rid of lingering toxins, the body is likely to lose weight as well.
Colon hydrotherapy on the other hand promotes weight loss and detoxification by flushing out pounds of impacted wastes that tend to stick on the colon walls. Although colon irrigation, as the procedure is sometimes called, may seem like an invasive procedure but it is an efficient way to cleanse the colon. This therapy involves the introduction of water via the rectum using a colonic machine. There are various licensed colonic clinics and spas that employ trained, competent, and experienced colon hydrotherapists to perform the procedure. Moreover, these spas and clinics observe standards that focus on hygiene and propriety.
The benefits of caring for your internal organs are no doubt immense. However, it would depend on an individual on how serious he is on living a longer, healthier, happier life. With modern lifestyle characterized by sm