We’ve all heard of the term “detox,” but do we understand what it really means? Detoxification is a process of biotransformation in our bodies. Its fundamental purpose is to release any waste we might be carrying around. Our bodies are constantly cleaning house by way of our paths of elimination like the liver, kidneys, lungs, lymph, colon, and skin. Each of these organs works to eliminate excess waste products (or toxins) produced by our natural metabolic process.Continue reading “Intro to Biotransformation”
What we know from ancient traditions is that the body is a whole. What we know from science is to understand the whole, we need to understand the parts. This is where the 7 systems of the body come into the picture. We have integrated these elements into our Clean products and resources to help you understand these body systems a little better.Continue reading “The Science of the 7 Systems”
Have you struggled with your digestion for a long time? You are not alone. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the most common functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. According to the International Foundation of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, IBS affects between 25 and 45 million people in the United States, about 2/3 of which people are female. So what is IBS?
One of the most common issues people face today is ongoing fatigue. While you don’t need to give up your morning matcha latte, it would be nice not to need one to function. If you’re wondering if that’s even possible amidst the demands of daily life, we’re here to tell you that it absolutely is. You can increase your energy levels with the right tools.Continue reading “How the 21-Day Cleanse can increase your energy”
From the depths of winter to the heat of summer, any season can be a wonderful time to reflect, rest, and support our bodies natural cleansing process to boost our immune system.
To get you into the cleansing spirit, we want to remind you why regularly scheduling a 21-Day Clean Program is an essential habit for lasting health. Just as the seasons change, returning to the simple health principles of Clean each year helps create a foundation for optimal health.
Macrobiotics was one of the more popular diets in the 70s and in the past decade there has a resurgence in popularity. The macrobiotic diet isn’t a traditional “diet”, but more of a holistic way of living that’s based on seeking balance in everything we do. The macrobiotic theory places special emphasis on diet, since regulating what we eat and drink is the most basic and practical way to change our cells, tissues, organs, and minds.
PMS week can be a rough time of the month for many women. Symptoms like bloating, irritability, headaches, anxiety, and depression are definitely a drag and can add major stress to our already hectic and complex lives. However, research shows that magnesium supplements can help lessen PMS symptoms.
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Did you know that all chronic diseases share a common factor? Even smaller-scale health issues like aging skin and wrinkles, acne, weight gain, and joint pain can all be traced back to inflammation. Reducing inflammation through food and lifestyle choices is a great way to look younger, lose weight, feel better, and lower your risk for chronic disease. An anti-inflammatory diet is one of the most important steps you can take right now to see significant improvements in your health while protecting yourself long-term.
Inflammation is triggered by the immune system in an attempt to protect the body, remove harmful stimuli and begin the healing process. Initially, it’s actually a good thing. Our bodies are incredibly smart and powerful systems that work to send healing to the distressed area – without us even thinking about it! However, extended period of inflammation within the body can create some issues.
Food intolerances can contribute to inflammation and disease in the body, and also tend to cause digestive upset, dysfunction, and distress. Embarking on any type of elimination diet is an eye opening way to track how your body is reacting to certain foods. The 21-Day Program eliminates the most common allergens, such as dairy, gluten, corn, soy, eggs, refined sugar, caffeine, and alcohol. Let’s talk more about the food reintroduction process following an elimination diet.