4 Ways to Detox Without Starving Yourself
You may be all too aware of that feeling after a weekend, week, or maybe a whole season of full-on gluttony, when you want to do anything possible to cleanse your body of every unhealthy thing you put it through. So you look for the perfect cleanse or detox, to get back on track, but frankly, some of them look insane! Drink nothing but juice for seven days?! Cut out everything with a taste for a month?!
If your discipline was made for these extreme detoxes, then, by all means, go forth and reap the healthy rewards. But, if your discipline is lacking and you still want to live a normal life, there are other options that can help you slowly erase a dark period of bad food and unhealthy habits. Keep reading for some simple ways that you can turn back the clock (almost) on bad eating.
Take ACV Shots
The scientific jury may still be out on the real benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar or ACV, but everyone and their mothers have long shared their stories about all the wonders ACV has done for their bodies. Some of the benefits of drinking ACV with water once a day include, reducing inflammation and pain in the joints, improving the bacteria in the stomach to improve digestion and ease stomach problems, and reducing cholesterol.
And for weight loss, people who drink ACV with water notice reduced appetites which helped them to keep weight off when they made ACV a part of their daily routines. In part, this is due to claims that ACV can help to stabilize blood sugar levels so people don’t experience extreme cravings throughout the day.
To reap the most benefits out of apple cider vinegar, you can either use it regularly as a topping for your salads, or vegetables. You can also dilute 1 tablespoon of ACV in a large glass of water once a day. You should be careful not to consume ACV alone, as it is highly acidic and can harm your esophagus and the lining of your stomach.
Add Some Alkaline Water to Your Day
Alkaline water and anything high in alkaline has long been touted as a natural way to detox the body and improve health. Celebrities and herbal doctors like Dr. Sebi have shared their experiences with eating a diet high in alkaline, which is said to reduce the risk for diseases, and improve cell hydration.
Why do you need alkaline in the first place you ask? Well, according to the firm believers (although scientific studies have been slow to back up any claims) like Dr. Sebi, alkaline helps to reduce the acidity of the blood. You take in acid through the things we eat, like vinegar (yes, ACV too), coffee, and…