Detox Programs – get your mojo back after the festive season

by Elysia Humphries - Naturopath on December 12, 2014 · 0 comments

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After the Festive Season, many of us feel sluggish and like we need a good detox. So what is detoxification?

A professional detox program will help you to:

  • banish bloating
  • beat brain fog
  • drop a few kgs
  • learn how to cook clean, nutritious meals
  • boost your energy

 Read on for our Discount Offer for our  2015 Summer Detox

There’s a lot of fad detox programs out there which can cause stress on the body, so it’s important to make sure you detox right.

Detoxification is something our bodies do daily – via our sweat, urine, bowels and breath. It’s the body’s way of getting rid of toxins so they don’t store in our tissues.

If we over indulge, eg too much alcohol, fatty food, sugar, medications, lack of sleep, sitting all day for work, lack of fresh air and exercise, our detox pathways can become sluggish. They still work, but not at their peak function. Our gut bugs can become out of balance, with the ones that cause bloating and tiredness in high numbers and the ones that support our immune function and gut health at lower numbers.

At Vibe, our Naturopaths and Nutritionists have 2 & 4 week detox programs tailored to suit your needs.

Our detox program enhances the function of the 5 elimination organs, the Kidneys, Liver, Lungs, Bowel and Skin. Naturopathy has a strong tradition of detoxifcation as a healing tool and a Naturopath can help you detox safely, with the herbs that best suit your body, to help you feel energized and re-set for the new year.

Our detox program gives you all the home tips, recipes and herbs you need. We also provide information on how to remove the main sources of toxins in your life and give your body a “holiday” from life’s excesses and indulgences.

The detox focus is on detox naturopath brisbanelots of fresh foods, you will not be hungry!

It’s based on clean, plant based foods and healthy animal proteins to provide your liver and bowel with the vitamins, minerals and proteins they need to enhance detoxification.

 

We also provide herbs to enhance phase 1 and 2 liver detox – which is liver’s way of gathering rubbish and then recycling or breaking it down for elimination. Signs of poor phase 2 liver detox are pretty common – hormonal fluctuations such as PMS, acne, bloating, headaches, poor alcohol or coffee tolerance and food intolerances.

Another detox principle is a good old weed, feed and seed, just like you’d do with your garden.

“Weed” refers to removal of bad bacteria in the body like gut parasites and overgrowth of bad gut bacteria. These bad bugs thrive on diets high in breads, beer, sugar, alcohol, fatty foods and after medicines such as the contraceptive pill and antibiotics.
“Seed” is the replacement of good bacteria in the gut with probiotics and fermented foods.

“Feed” is like fertilising and mulching your garden, but for your insides! Providing nutrients and foods that sustain the growth of good bacteria and help repair “leaky gut.”

How Will I Feel?

Some people may feel a little tired for the first couple of days of the detox if they are used to having coffee and sugar to pep them up. Within a few days they start to feel lighter and less sluggish and more energized. The majority of people feel amazing after the detox, with increased energy, better digestion, less bloating and less discomfort after eating.

An added benefit can be losing a few kilos, losing the pot belly and clearer skin.

Detox special Offer for 2015:

Book a detox consult – Initial and a follow up consult and receive $20 off your consult cost plus 10% off all herbs/ supplements. ( plus private health rebate if you are covered )

Offer can be used with our Naturopaths and Nutritionists : Andrea Wardle, Marion Battig, Angela Prest and Sally Broadhurst.
Offer valid until 28th Feb 2015

Book now – phone 3366 7970 or book online

This post was written by...

– who has written 15 posts on Vibe Natural Health Blog.

Elysia is Naturopath based in Brisbane, Australia. She has a passion for health care and education. With 14 years clinical experience she created the Vibe Natural Health clinic with a view to providing clients with results based natural health care, within a friendly environment. Her journey towards studying Naturopathy and Nutrition began as a teenager when she had to take months off school due to glandular fever and immune system problems. This came after a period of stress and this lead her to realise the profound effect that stress can have upon wellbeing. Her family visited both doctors and naturopaths and with a combined treatment plan she recovered her good health and was inspired to study Naturopathy and help others on their journey toward better health. It's through keeping an open mind, exploring new ideas and information that we keep ourselves enriched, inspired and healthy. May this blog be a way for us to share ideas and keep inspired!

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