5 Things You Should Know Before You Go On A Cleanse

Written by Chandni GhoshMar 11, 2016
Juice cleanses and detox diets seem to have become the order of the day, thanks to the weight loss or fitness bandwagon that everyone is jumping onto. But the idea of a cleanse is not weight loss or quick fixes; it’s more about embracing a healthy lifestyle and flushing out the toxins from your body. Having said that, there are many things you need to know before detoxification. Here’s listing them…

Ask yourself why you want it

Know why you’re eating or drinking something

Before you know how to cleanse your body, be sure that you aren’t going on a detox diet or a juice cleanse only because you want to be cool. Remember that if you’re only expecting weight loss out of it, this is not your solution because you may or may not see results in that space. What you’re actually doing through a cleanse is that you’re flushing out toxins from your digestive system and allowing it to reset itself and become powerful.

Know what’s for later

The idea of a cleanse is to bring about a disciple in your lifestyle. Just because you’ve been drinking too much or have been having too many pizza parties, you can’t trick your system by resorting to a detox and expecting it to give you lasting results. It’s important to have a plan post the detox. If you go back to your old habits, the purpose of doing a cleanse is defeated.


Have an understanding of your body

Know why you’re eating or drinking something

Juice cleanses and detox plans are not for those with certain health conditions. So it’s best to consult a nutritionist and then go on the plan. Also, be sure that you have the knowledge and equipment and more importantly, the time to do the cleanse. If you have an overtly demanding schedule, try pushing the cleanse for later because there’s no use giving this a half-hearted effort.

Do your own research

It’s very important for you to know what kind of a cleanse you need—do your research and know what are the options you have. There are juice cleanses, juice and food cleanses and many more. So do a detailed study on each one’s benefit or side-effects before you finally decide on what you wish to go for.


Know why you’re eating or drinking something

Know why you’re eating or drinking something

Before embarking on a detox plan, consult your dietician on why you’re eating or drinking certain foods or juices. Once you know the benefits of those foods, you will be far more motivated. Raise doubts and ask why certain foods have been kept out of the diet chart while certain ones are a must.

Chandni Ghosh

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