In our daily lives we are exposed to and absorb toxins that are potentially harmful to our well-being and our feeling of “wellness”. They come from our foods, drinks, air, cosmetics, household products, stressors – we’re surrounded by them. And it can all build up in our system, leading to tiredness, sluggishness and a lack-lustre appearance. Every now and again, our bodies need some help in clearing out our systems and restoring full functionality or our natural detoxification abilities.
The general recommendations that practitioners make to people wishing to detox are as follows. The steps outlined will be most effective when accompanied by a smart eating plan.
There follows a list of products that clients have enjoyed success with. For personalised advice, please email or call 01730 233 414.
Acidophilus is renowned to be of use for the balance of good and bad bacteria in the bowel. It can be used to return the intestinal flora back to normal, healthy levels (natural flora levels may be affected by fungus or antibiotics). Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidum form part of the body’s normal micro-flora and encourage a healthy intestinal environment, promoting proper digestion and immune function and supporting the bodies natural defences against infection, inflammation and disease.
The addition of FOS (fructooligosaccharides - short chain fatty acids), which act as fuel for the growth and maintenance of beneficial gut flora, makes this formula especially useful in cases of dysbiosis due to pathogentic bacteria, fungal overgrowth or following antibiotic use. FOS have shown to be help improve calcium and magnesium absorption, balance gut Ph, improve lipid profiles and strengthen the intestinal barrier.
Vitalyze was designed to help support the body in maintaining a healthy balance of Candida. This formula contains a selection of well-known herbs including Echinacea, Golden Seal, Pau D’arco and Garlic which all have antimicrobial action and help to reduce an over growth of candida and maintain balance of gut flora.
Chromium is included to support carbohydrate metabolism, reducing the excess sugar in blood that feeds candida. Also included are Psyllium husk and Glucomannan as bulking agents to help cleanse the sides of the intestines.
Removing candida from the system can be a lengthy process and needs to be combined with a sugar-free, low glycemic diet. High glycaemic index foods such as potatoes, white bread, bananas, white rice and corn should also be avoided for maximum effectiveness.
For the best results combine with Nutrivital Acidophilus and L-Glutamine Plus as a powerful anti-fungal regimen to eliminate the symptoms of candida.
Supports liver detoxificationCleansing and toning the lymphatic system