Being mindful of what you eat is not only great for your physical well being, but it is important for your mind, and spirit too.
Meat can slow down digestion, clog up the bowels and help bacteria to breed in your gut. Milk, cheese, and other dairy products are acidic to the body, leading to poor cell function and slowing down detoxification.
Wheat and any form of gluten is harmful to the lining of the intestines and leads to poor nutrient intake; as well as bloating, indigestion, and constipation.
Alcohol is toxic to the liver and reduces levels of detoxifying minerals such as zinc and magnesium.
Caffeine leads to increased levels of toxins in the body.
Nightshades release a toxin called solanine which can cause cramps, diarrhea, joint pain, and headaches. They also Interfere with absorption of calcium, iron, and vitamins.
Processed, packaged, frozen foods are basically “dead foods” and lack nutrition and are high in salt, bad fats and artificial ingredients. (Ex. lean cuisine, healthy choice, etc)
Sugar increases mood swings, brain fog, and energy peaks and it fights against the good bacteria leading to slower detox.
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