3-Day Body Detox Program

It’s time to reboot your body the healthy way! Detoxification is a fantastic way to rid your body of the toxins that build up over time. The good news is you don’t need pricey spa treatments or fad diets to cleanse your body inside and out. Add this no-fuss 3-day body detox program to your to-do list.

Our body detoxification plan includes several parts designed to work together for a detox that’s doable. The four main components are:

1. Clean Eating Detox Menu
The typical American diet is poor in fiber, which is a must-have for flushing toxins from the body. It’s also often lacking in the nutrients that help the liver and kidneys naturally detoxify our systems. Clean eating foods—those that are minimally processed or whole—contain the fiber, lean protein, powerful antioxidants, and other nutrients that help you reduce or eliminate the substances that gunk up the body.

2. Hydration
Water—and a lot of it—is essential for helping the body flush toxins from the system. During your 3-day body detox program, drink water throughout the day. We’ve also included drink recipes with ingredients that support natural detoxification.

3. Meditation
Numerous studies demonstrate that regular meditation improves health and well-being by lowering blood pressure, boosting the immune system, and increasing focus [1]. While you’ll reap the benefits of meditation any time you do it, you may get an extra boost from a morning meditation routine. This allows you to get your day off to a relaxed, centered start.

4. Skin Care
The skin is the body’s largest organ, yet it garners little attention when it comes to body detox. Many skin care products contain ingredients that may be harmful. For example, some moisturizers and shaving gels contain parabens, an ingredient experts believe may increase the risk of breast cancer [2]. Detox your skin by using as many naturally-based products as possible, including the DIY skin care treatments below.

Day One
Dijon Roasted Cabbage

Meditation
10-minute morning meditation

Morning Drink
Morning Lemon & Mint Detox Water

Clean Eating Detox Menu
Breakfast: Cleanse & Detox Smoothie
Lunch: Dijon Roasted Cabbage and 1 cup cooked quinoa
Dinner: Flush Away the Fat Vegetable Soup (save a serving for lunch tomorrow)
Snack option: 1 apple with peel (organic preferred)

Hydration
Plan to drink about eight 8-ounce glasses of plain water today. As an alternative, you can swap out some H2O servings with unsweetened green tea, which offers ECGC, a substance that helps promote weight loss.

Skin Care
Treat yourself to a detoxifying evening. Dry Brush Your Skin to stimulate the lymphatic system, which helps flush toxins from the body. Then treat yourself to a DIY Sea Salt Bath Detox to help remove toxins from the body, relieve muscle aches and tension, and restore the skin’s natural pH.

Day Two
Flush The Fat Away Vegetable Soup

Meditation
10-minute morning meditation

Morning Drink
Morning Lemon & Mint Detox Water

Clean Eating Detox Menu
Breakfast: Super Green Detox Drink  
Lunch: Flush Away the Fat Vegetable Soup (leftover from last night’s dinner)
Dinner: Balsamic Chicken (save a serving for lunch tomorrow)
Snack option: Banana with 12 walnut halves or raw almonds

Hydration
Drink approximately eight 8-ounce glasses of water throughout the day, and support your detoxification with a serving of Lemon Ginger Detox Drink.

Skin Care
Start your bedtime by dry brushing your skin before your shower. Then pucker up and smooth DIY Vanilla Lip Scrub onto your kisser to exfoliate dead cells and moisturize skin.

Day Three
Slow Cooker Savory Superfood Soup

Meditation
10-minute morning meditation

Morning Drink
Morning Lemon & Mint Detox Water

Clean Eating Detox Menu
Breakfast: Breakfast Berry & Yogurt Crunch
Lunch: Balsamic Chicken (leftover from yesterday’s dinner)
Dinner: Savory Superfood Soup
Snack option: Celery sticks with natural peanut butter

Hydration
Get that H2O into your body all through the day, and then treat yourself to a glass of Homemade Honey Lemonade with Fresh Mint.

Skin Care
Cap off your 3-day body detox program with a night of relaxation. Dry brush your skin, and then sink into a DIY Ginger Bath Detox, which contains ingredients that help relieve stress and relax the muscles.

Resources:

[1] WebMD

[2] BreastCancer.org

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