We all know it’s important to eat healthy and to include a variety of foods in our diets. But just as critical as what we eat is consuming the right amounts. One way to make sure we’re getting enough of the major nutrients we need is by building a macro bowl. This macro bowl combines Middle Eastern flavors with healthy plant-based protein, and is perfect for a clean diet.
The elimination diet is one of the most important aspects of our detox program. It can be very tempting to dive right in and start your cleanse as soon as it arrives at your doorstep but pre-cleansing is an essential aspect of any detox that can enhance the experience and lead to longer-lasting results.
Whether you’re a newbie or a veteran cleanser, or investigating your options before taking the cleansing plunge, there’s no doubt that cleansing is a controversial subject. Are cleanses healthy, or even necessary? And what does science say?
When a person starts the Clean Program, they often want to know what to expect. “How will I feel? What will happen each week?” While there is a general progression that a person goes through during the program, every person’s experience is a little bit different.
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For many of us, imagining the start of our day without caffeine, the afternoon without a sugary snack, and the end of the day without alcohol, may seem unfathomable. These three - caffeine, sugar, and alcohol - can be tricky foods because they often make us feel so good, at least at first. The "Big Three" are the items that people most often wonder how much they can include in their diet. And they’re also the ones that people are most resistant to reducing or giving up or the 21-Day Clean Program and beyond.
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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.
The buzzy term “cleanse” is something you’ve most likely heard -- it gets tossed around a lot. Maybe you’ve tried a cleanse, or maybe you’re wondering "What is a cleanse?" Are cleanses healthy? Or, is cleansing just another fad selling gimmicky powders and pricey juices?
Weight loss is a concern for a lot of people embarking on their first Clean Program cleanse. They wonder, will a cleanse help me lose weight? If you have weight to lose, you most likely will. That said, we encourage you to focus more on making better choices for your health, and less on the number on the scale.
A good cleanse can do wonders for your skin, energy levels, digestion, and overall health. If you’ve never tried a cleanse before, you probably have some questions: What is a cleanse? Are cleanses healthy? And lastly, do cleanses work? Well, yes! Cleanses really work, but your results are dependent on a number of factors.