Detox Diets For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 22, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 360 pages
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Detox Diets For Dummies is your guide to making informed choices about cleansing your body and mind safely and conveniently

Researchers have found that we ingest dangerous chemicals every day in our food, water, and the air we breathe. Detox Diets For Dummies helps you understand the effects of these chemicals on your body and find safe, gentle methods to expel them from your system.

This comprehensive guide provides clear, reliable information on the leading detox plans so you can accurately assess your own needs and select the best plan for your desired detox goal. A screening quiz helps you identify the program and plan that best suits your lifestyle and personal detox objectives. Detox Diets For Dummies provides plenty of healthy recipes and exercises help clear your body of toxins without harmful or unpleasant side effects.

  • Helps you flush away harmful chemicals safely and easily
  • Reveals why some popular detox programs may cause more harm than good
  • Supplies a screening quiz to help you identify your personal detox needs and choose the right program
  • Recommends programs for quitting smoking or drinking, fighting allergies, and losing weight, calming stress and anxiety, increasing your energy, and revitalizing your spirit.
  • Includes more than 35 recipes for safe cleansing of toxins and other harmful agents

Whether you are motivated by weight loss, disease prevention, metal purification, or physical revival-Read Detox Diets For Dummies for a variety of detox programs that are all natural and fit every lifestyle.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Getting to the Bottom of Natural Detoxification
7
Understanding Detoxification and Detox Dieting
9
Tackling the Different Types of Toxins and Their Effects on You
19
And How to Avoid Them
35
Discovering Where Toxins Come From And How to Avoid Them 35 Chapter 4 Understanding How Your Body Detoxifies Itself
59
Working toward a Detoxified Life
73
Recognizing Toxinfilled and Otherwise Unhealthy Foods
97
Fighting Allergies
193
Improving Circulation
203
Using Detoxification to Help Your Body Heal
221
Drowning Alcohol Abuse
235
Enhancing Mental Health with Detoxification
247
Maintaining Healthy Detoxification Habits
263
Trying a Few Other Kinds of Detoxification
281
The Part of Tens
293

Deciding on the Best Foods for a Toxinfree Dinner Table
105
How Toxic Are You? The Detoxification Quiz
121
Enhancing Wellness through Detoxification
129
Boosting Your Immune System
153
Increasing Your Energy Level
173
Ten Ways to Tell That Your Detox Diet Is Working
301
Ten Supplements to Take Daily
307
Ten Common Detoxification Pitfalls
313
Index
321
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About the author (2010)

Dr. Gerald Don Wootan, DO, M.Ed., is a board-certified osteopathic physician and the medical director of Jenks Health Team, a medical practice that specializes in integrative medicine with an emphasis on natural detoxification and nutritional supplementation. M. Brittain Phillips is a freelance writer.

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