DETOXIFICATION IS A NATURAL BODILY PROCESS and most organ systems have developed their own methods of self-cleansing. However, in our modern era, our exposure to environmental, chemical, dietary and even emotional toxins is greater that ever before and most bodies could do with a little external assistance.
If the concept of “detoxing” terrifies you, have no fear! Our methods of detoxification do not involve forgoing all food in favor of overpriced green elixirs or soaking in an Epson salt bat for the larger portion of the day.
Green foods contain chlorophyll, a pigment responsible for their green color and a critical component of the photosynthetic process. Chlorophyll has been shown to neutralize free radicals and eliminate toxins like heavy metals, pesticides and industrial pollutants from the body, making it an es sential addition to the diet in our increasingly toxic environment.
Desspite a survey showing that 28% of Americans “fear the ( way they) look ” green juices and smoothies have never been more popular.