Why Detox

As time goes on, our bodies collect toxins. These toxins from the environment, chemicals and pollutants in the air, food, personal care products and water, disrupt the way that our bodies work. Each year, more than 4 billion pounds of chemical compounds are released into the environment. These include:

  • Heavy Metals
  • Pesticides and herbicides
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Plasticizers
  • Flame retardants
  • PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls)
  • Solvents

The result of this is inflammation and disease. Many toxins accumulate in fat cells which makes it difficult to lose weight. We lack energy and feel run down.

To preserve our health, it is important to unload these toxins. Our bodies are designed to process and remove the toxicities of our environment via our elimination systems-liver, kidneys, skin and digestive tract. There are so many toxins that we can’t avoid and that our body can’t handle getting them all removed from our bodies. A detox plan helps to push the systems that we have to increase the body’s ability to process and eliminate these from the body.

A metabolic detoxification plan should help support the natural ability of our body to eliminate these toxins. Naturopathic Health Center offers a clinically designed program to do just this. The program, either 10 or 28 days, includes supplementation, instructions and a simple meal plan. It is easy to follow and it does not leave you feeling hungry.

When to consider Metabolic Detoxification?

  • Difficulty Concentrating
  • Mood Swings
  • Lack of Energy
  • Trouble Sleeping
  • Tiredness
  • Feel Bloated
  • Live or work around Environmental Pollutants
  • Have Occasional Digestive Discomfort

3 Tips to Doing Detox Right

A good detox program outlines the best food, nutrients, and herbs that support our body’s own natural detoxification system to ensure it works smoothly and at the speed you need.

Then you need to remove toxins from your body by sweating, whether from exercise, saunas, or something else.

Sweating from Infrared Sauna contains 15-17% toxins

Sweating from Exercise contains 2-3% toxins

You need to Detox to support your bodies natural practice of eliminating TOXINS.

Take this Metabolic Detoxification Questionnaire and see what score you receive. If you would like to discuss the questionnaire in detail, please call Dr. Graham or Dr. Bell at 1-203-264-2200.


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