Detoxification is a popular trend and it means going for a specific diet or using certain products that are supposed to rid your body of toxins and thereby aid in weight loss and improve health. If you’re healthy, your body is well equipped to get rid of all toxins and don’t need any special diets or products. But there are a few ways to detox and enhance your body’s capability to detox on its own.
Drinking more water helps the body to effectively eliminate wastes generated by the body’s processes such as digestion and respiration. Urination, breathing and sweating which needs water, removes toxic substances such as carbon dioxide and urea from the body. The adequate water intake is 3.7 liters for men and 2.7 liters for women. Adequate and sound sleep every night is also necessary to improve the body’s health and detoxification system. It helps the brain to recharge and reorganize itself and get rid of toxic byproducts which may have accumulated in the body. Sleep deprivation is also linked to long term health problems such as stress, high blood pressure and heart disease. Prebiotics are linked to a healthy gut and increasing the activity and number of good bacteria in the gut