The environment we live in nowadays is filled with toxins and chemicals which are slowly destroying our body. The unhealthy diet most of us eat only makes matters worse. Toxicity nowadays is almost impossible to avoid and our liver and colon can easily get blocked. The body has a system which cleans the toxins naturally, but with so much work due to the constant attack by toxins, they don’t always function like they’re supposed to.
There are 2 types of toxins – fat and water soluble. The water-soluble toxins are eliminated through sweat and urine, but things are not so simple with fat-soluble toxins. In order to eliminate them, these toxins need to be turned to water-soluble compounds which is the liver’s job. Fat-soluble toxins include pesticides, food additives, preservatives, pollutants, heavy metals and plastics. As we said, the liver’s role is to make these toxins into lighter compounds which can then be eliminated. Unfortunately, due to the hard work this vital organ performs every day, it isn’t always able to turn the fat-soluble to water-soluble toxins, which means they can start accumulating in our body.
When the liver and digestive tract are blocked, none of them can’t perform their function. The so-called toxic fats need to pass through the digestive system into the small intestine, where small threads called villi sweep them. This process is supported by the body’s Gut Associated Lymphatic System or GALT which surrounds the GI tract and is vital for the elimination of toxins. If the GALT and villi are functioning well, the toxins and chemicals will get eliminated. However, the villi can easily dry out and the GALT system is often blocked due to our diet and the air pollution, resulting in tons of toxins accumulated in our tissues.
Bloating, swelling in the breasts, hands and feet, irregular bowel movements, skin irritation, joint stiffness and hypersensitivity are the main symptoms of a congested GALT. Add the dry villi to this problem and you’ve got a recipe for disaster. When the GI tract produces enough mucus, our stool is normal and all the toxins and chemicals can be eliminated. If the mucus is excessive, we will experience diarrhea. If you notice too much mucus in your stool, you should address the problem immediately as it can cause big problems.
The villi are crucial for the elimination process. They shouldn’t be too wet or too dry in order to function, but factors such as stress, unhealthy diet, coffee, additives and hyperacidity can harm their function. Proper bile production is also important for proper elimination. The bile is produced by the liver and has the role of processing fats, acting as the immune system of the GI tract. When there’s plenty of fiber in the body, things will be just fine. However, lack of fiber in your diet can cause bile problems and dry the villi, resulting in a congested GALT and a slew of health problems.
When the liver is congested due to a high level of toxins, it will allow fat-soluble toxins into the bloodstream. They will eventually find their way to our fat cells, accumulating in there and causing serious damage. These toxins can even reach the brain and are a potentially life-threatening problem.
Eliminate Your Fat To Remove Toxins From Your Body
The ancient Ayurveda medicine relied on improving the body’s metabolism in order to melt fat and flush out toxins from the body. There are many ways to burn fat (diet, exercise) and making major lifestyle changes is a big part of the process. It’s also important to learn how good your digestive system is functioning, as a congested liver and GI tract won’t allow you to burn the fat from your body.
If you’re noticing too much mucus in your stool or you’re suffering from diarrhea or constipation, it’s a sign that your detox pathways are blocked. In order to unclog them and resolve the problems, you need to follow certain rules. There is a way of decongesting your body naturally – you should eat a healthy diet rich in fiber and anti-inflammatory foods and try the recipe you can see below.
Liver Cleansing Recipe
- 1 grapefruit
- ½ cup olive oil
- Apple juice
- 4 tablespoons Epsom salt
Add the Epsom salt in 3 cups of water and put the mixture in a jar in the fridge. Start the process by avoiding any food or drinks at 2 PM. Four hours later (6 PM), drink ¾ of the mixture. If the taste is too much for you, add a bit of vitamin C in it.
Two hours later at 8 PM, drink the same amount of the mixture. Don’t do anything after this step as the liver flush will start soon. At 9:45 PM, pour olive oil in ½ a cup, squeeze the grapefruit in and put the mixture in a jar. Close it and shake it well, then drink the mixture at 10 PM. Make sure to finish it in a maximum of 5 minutes.
Once you get up, drink ¾ of the salty mixture and go to sleep for another few hours. Drink the last dosage of the Epsom salt mixture 2 hours later, then eat some food 2 hours after that. This powerful cleansing recipe will remove all the toxins and fat from your liver and keep your organs functioning as they should. In this way, it will detoxify your body and get your metabolism working again, helping you lose weight.
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