Is Detoxfying the answer to women's never-ending diet?
Celebrities and celebrity wanna-bes are now into the craze of “detoxifying.” Because of the number of many familiar names getting bottles of detox juices, more and more teens are getting drowned to the idea of drinking these commercialized juices.
Detox is often regarded synonymous to losing weight. While detox juices really flush out the toxins in your body, fats will still be present in your body because detox only works for the fluids internally. The word detox gives us a reassuring feeling that we will feel better because we know that toxins are bad for our body and the prefix “de” means “taking away.” But really, do detoxifying makes us well?
Some hardcore detox diets require a person to only sip liquids for certain number of days. This means that you would ONLY take liquids, eliminating your dreams of having a scrumptious meal after a long tiring day at work. But to be fair, some detox diets would allow you to eat solids like portion of certain fruits and veggies which are considered by buffs as healthy. Fruits and veggies are healthy for them because of the absence of fat. Of course, it will always be good to eat fruits and vegetables every time. And it’s even better to get lots of fiber and tons of water. But what other people fail to see is that our body needs certain nutrients that we cannot get from fruits, fiber and vegetables alone. You must not completely forget the role of protein in your body. Protein is essential for building stronger muscles to help you do your best at work or school. And obviously, fruits and vegetables do not have protein. Meats such as pork, beef and fish have proteins. Unfortunately, the meat that helps your muscles to become strong is not present in detox diets.
Detox may be good for your body because it helps to flush out the toxins out of our precious frame but detox does not necessarily mean clean eating. If you really want to trim down your waistline, you can still choose to detox. To lose weight on a healthy way, pair your detox diet with whole foods and avoid eating sugary, fatty, artificial foods.
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