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This week I did a guest post on Little Lotus Yoga’s page answering your Top 10 Detox Questions. Here it is!   What is your biggest question about detox? Was it answered in this post?   Join me Sept 8th at 8:30 for a FREE WEBINAR on Simple Ways To Detox When You Have Small Children   To Your Health, Dr Alexis Dr Alexis practices in Carleton Place at Healthy Impact Naturopathic. She is currently accepting new patients.

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Let’s face it. Sometimes things need to get really bad before we are ready to change what we are doing. In my practice, I see that this is often the case with acne, PMS and painful periods. If a patient has the occasional break out, PMS only sometimes or the odd painful period it is not something that is front of mind. Sometimes people also need a concrete reason to do a detox beyond “it is good for you, and helps you feel better”. Today I am going to explain HOW doing a detox can help reduce Acne, PMS and...

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    So far we have covered why we should detox, the top ways we are exposed to toxins that we aren’t aware of, and which food help versus hurt our detox potential, it’s time to talk about how we can help our skin to achieve its maximum detox potential. Your skin is the largest organ in your body. It is a semi-permeable membrane meaning while some substances are stopped from going in, not everything is. This is the main reason it is so important to be mindful of what we put on our skin, as most of it gets...

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Now that you are well on your way to leaning about why we should detox, and the top ways we are exposed to toxins that we don’t even know about, it’s time to talk about food! Food is a critical element in any detox. What you are putting into your system can either benefit or hinder your progress. I am sure many of you are already making a list of foods that will be off limits during a detox, but may not be thinking as much about those superstar foods that will help you get maximum benefit for your effort!...

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Now that you know why you should do a detox, it’s time to get started. The first logical step in any detox is to reduce and/or eliminate your exposure to toxins. There is no point in eating super clean and getting your liver to work more efficiently through vitamins and herbs if you are still exposing your body to all that junk! The most important part of any detox is to reduce the toxic load that is going it. If you skip this step, you are not going to experience the vast benefits of detox. It is hard to eliminate what...

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