Detox (Collins Need to Know?)

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HarperCollins UK, Mar 18, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 192 pages
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This one-stop practical guide will show you how to get your body back on track. To make your progress easier, it comes in a handy format with colour photos and expert advice throughout.

Alcohol, cigarettes, caffeine, sugar, salt, wheat and dairy as well as pollution inside and out are all toxins and can wear your body down after a while.

When you have a toxin overload, your body has to work extra hard to maintain its natural health, and this can materialise into illnesses that won’t go away, bloatedness, and general weariness.

This book explains the science behind detoxing and how to achieve a successful detox which is right for you. The guide includes:

1. What is detoxing?
2. Why detox?
3. Your body’s natural detox system
4. Self-assessment to decide on the right plan for you
5. Principles of detox diets
6. Preparing for detox
7. Detox plans
8. Detox recipes
9. Exercises

 

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About the author (2010)

Gill Paul is a London-based writer and editor who specialises in health-related issues. She has written ‘Gem Stop Smoking’, four books on Pilates, the introduction for ‘Gem Calorie Counter’, and a game entitled Is There a Doctor in the House?, in which players have to decide how they would treat various medical emergencies.

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