Walking out of the room feeling relaxed, stress-free, and renewed - ah, there is nothing quite like that post-massage bliss. Studies show that massage therapy can help regulate hormones, raise immunity, help lower blood pressure, reduce pain and muscle tension and may also be helpful for anxiety, digestive disorders, headaches, and insomnia. Excuse us while we go book our next massage now.
While the colder winter months are usually associated with lethargy, a lack of sunshine, and an increase on calorie-dense processed foods, winter 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 in the new year. Just as the seasons change, returning to the simple health principles of Clean each year helps create a foundation for optimal health.
This flu season has been particularly bad for many people, and it isn’t showing signs of slowing down. For those suffering from common cold, flu, or simply trying to nourish well, proper nutrient-dense foods can be one of the best healers around. This immunity-boosting turmeric chicken soup is not only warm, hearty, and comforting, but every single ingredient has a specific immunity-boosting quality. It's a perfect complement to the detox diet on the 21-Day Clean Program.
The keto diet has been making headlines everywhere lately. As we mentioned in our previous article, ketosis is a natural metabolic state our bodies initiate to help us survive when food is scarce. During ketosis, the body is forced to burn stored fat for fuel rather than carbohydrates. This has been said to boost weight loss, fight neurological disorders, reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes and provide consistent energy.
Let’s talk about portions. We get tons of questions about portion sizes, especially when it comes to weight loss goals or eating on the 21-Day Program. Here at Clean, we don’t really focus on counting calories. All calories are not created equal. So what should we be considering when we talk about portion sizes?
Detoxing gets a bad rap. There are countless “detox programs” out there on the market now. Just like anything else, there will be good ones, and there will be bad ones. Of course here, we talk about our cleanse and if you've tried our signature 21-Day Program, you likely have some thoughts about it. But what is the real story of cleanse vs. detox? For many people, detox translates to juice cleanses, feeling “hangry”, slashing calories, and no fun. However, detoxing is so much more than that.
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?
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.