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What you need to know about cleansing & detoxing

There is no question, we all want to be healthier. People spend thousands of dollars a year on healthcare, gyms, weight loss products and more. For many people their News Year resolutions involve ridding their bodies of toxins they were exposed to over the past year and particularly over the holidays with the abundance of sweets, alcohol and deep fried nibblies. If improving your heath is one of your New Year’s resolutions then it’s time to learn about cleansing and detoxification.

Detoxification is the body’s natural process of elimination or neutralization of toxic materials from cells, organs and the bloodstream. Cleansing is the action of helping your body to perform detoxification more thoroughly. One of the most important things you can do to improve your health is to adopt a detox-friendly lifestyle that includes regular internal cleansing.

A total body cleanse is one that supports each of the body’s seven channels of elimination—the liver, lungs, colon, kidneys, blood, skin and lymphatic system;
• The Liver – changes or detoxifies harmful toxins into substances that can be safely eliminated from the body.
• The Colon – eliminates toxins from the liver as well as the waste, which has accumulated in the intestines.
• The Blood – flows through the vascular system and carries oxygen and nutrients to the cells of the body while removing harmful waste.
• The Lymphatic System – eliminates poisons from cells through a network of vessels that extend throughout the body.
• The Skin – eliminates waste and toxins through perspiration.
• The Lungs – expel toxins through breathing (ex. Carbon dioxide). Deep breathing stimulates lymphatic flow to eliminate toxins.
• The Kidneys – receive water-soluble waste from the liver, so that they can be further filtered and finally eliminated through the bladder.

Together, these vital organs and organ systems work nonstop to purge and eliminate harmful toxins from within the cells and tissues. It is a process that occurs continuously and naturally. The issue is that our toxic load is heavier than ever before. There are more chemicals in use today than ever before and more are introduced each year. Add to this our processed diet and stressful lifestyle and it stands to reason that our body’s natural processes could use some assistance from time to time. Natural cleansing formulas are designed to support the innate processes by which the body gets rid of toxins and waste.

Powerful Overall Support
CleanseSMART is a unique 30 day all natural herbal cleanse. It is formulated to stimulate the cleansing and detoxification process of the body’s 7 channels of elimination. It contains an organ detox formula and a colon support formula to enhance elimination. 2-3 bowel movements daily are ideal for good health and CleanseSMART can help you achieve this without the use of harsh laxatives. It is one of Canada’s number one selling cleanses because it works!

First Cleanse is a 15 day cleanse designed specifically for the ‘first time’ or ‘sensitive’ cleanser. It works to gently stimulate the body’s 7 channels of elimination.

Total Body Rapid Cleanse is a powerful 7 day full body cleansing program that is ideal if you are struggling to find the time for a longer program.

Cleansing is a great way to start on your path towards better health. If you are able to incorporate diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle changes, this is a fantastic way to keep your energy high and have great overall health.

By Caroline Farquhar, RHN, B.A.

About the Author: Caroline Farquhar RHN, BA

Caroline Farquhar

Specializing in digestive care and cleansing, Caroline has been educating audiences through seminars, TV and radio appearances across the country on the topic of how to achieve better health naturally. Caroline has written and published articles for magazines and websites, has created educational programs and taught at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. Learn more about Caroline at