Fall is a great time of year to get your body and nutrition back on track.
The summer is fun, but between travel, cottage life and outdoor parties, we can over-indulge in many treats and stray away from our fitness routine. In September everyone feels like they shift into another gear, and the cooler weather, darker days and on-coming flu season can take their toll on our energy and health.
A cleanse is like a tune-up. We take our cars in to clean out the filter and ensure everything is in working order, and we should do the same with our bodies. There are so many stressors in our environment, and the reality of our lifestyle doesn’t allow for perfect eating all of the time, so a cleanse gives us a set amount of time where we are a little more diligent about what goes into our body, thereby giving our organs a break and a boost at the same time.
What’s the best way to cleanse? There are so many cleanse out there, and I’ve probably tried most of them over the years. When most people think of a cleanse they think about a strict diet without coffee and alcohol, or dairy, wheat, and in some cases even citrus, peppers, tomatoes etc. This is not very realistic and not very fun. And it’s not the only way to do it. More