7 Sultans Blog
Your January 2020 Detox Guide
If you, like hundreds of thousands of other people decided to kick 2020 off with a body detox, this article is for you. The word is a little bit of a misnomer, because nothing you can do will actively detox your body, per se. Instead, the suggestions below support your liver, kidneys, skin and other organs so that their sophisticated cleansing systems work properly to eliminate toxins. Follow these tips, and you’ll soon feel as fantastic as a jackpot winner at a casino online!
Experts explain that a plant-based diet can have health benefits from the first day, but stress that you must plan your meals properly to ensure you get adequate Vitamin B12, iron and other essential nutrients. If you do this, veganism can lower your cholesterol and blood pressure, and improve your digestive tract health, among many other benefits that keep your organs working properly.
Eat Foods Rich in Antioxidants
Your body naturally produces molecules called free radicals, but large amounts occur when you don’t exercise enough, smoke, eat poorly or are exposed to pollutants. The process of producing the molecules is called oxidisation, so if you have excessive oxidisation, you’ll have too many free radicals.
Why is having an overabundance of free radicals bad? They damage your organs so that they don’t flush out waste or perform other functions properly. One of the best ways to counteract this problem is to eat foods that are rich in antioxidants, such as fruits, nuts, vegetables and green tea.
Get Regular Exercise
Exercise isn’t only about weight loss. In addition to strengthening your heart and other muscles, it plays a key role in reducing body inflammation. Some inflammation is required for healing and recovering from illnesses and wounds, but too much promotes disease, weakens systems, and prevents proper waste elimination.
Luckily, you don’t have to go crazy to be active enough to reap the health benefits. Experts say that over the course of a week, just 150 to 300 minutes of moderate exercise like brisk walking, or 75 to 250 minutes of vigorous workouts such as running will make a world of difference.
Drink Enough Water
Water is important for so many bodily functions including temperature control, joint lubrication, nutrient absorption and basic digestion. Besides all of this, it’s also vital to remove the waste products that are constantly produced by your body’s cells.
For cells to function properly, they need to break down nutrients and repair themselves constantly. These processes produce the waste products carbon dioxide and urea, which must be removed before they build up in your blood and cause harm.
That’s where water comes in, transporting these by-products away and getting rid of them via urine, sweat and breath. To stay properly detoxed, men and women need to drink at least 3.7 and 2.7 litres of the good stuff every day. Depending on where you live and how much you exercise, you may need more.
Get Enough Sleep
We saved the best for last! Sleeping is probably the biggest everyday luxury in a busy adult’s life, with 7 to 9 hours a night considered the optimal amount. To support adequate detoxification, you need to stop considering that kind of night’s sleep a rare treat, and start looking at it as the everyday health necessity that it is.
Sleeping for between 7 and 9 hours every night has been linked to weight loss, lower cortisol levels and stress reduction, as well as better elimination of cellular waste products from the brain. Work off some energy with your new exercise regime, enjoy a deep and restful night, and get ready to feel amazing in the morning.