Gearing up for a new season with a pre-winter detox
The human body is a complex organism of linked and inter-dependant systems that perform various processes to keep the body functioning adequately. One of the most important functions of the body and its major organs is detoxification. Every day of the year we consume various foods composed of heavy macromolecules such as fats, cholesterols, proteins and starches which cannot be absorbed directly in to the blood stream to provide energy for metabolism. The digestive system of the body works to efficiently breakdown these heavy substances in to simpler substances such as amino acids, fatty acids and glycerol and glucose which can be readily absorbed and provide energy.
However, the human body is not one hundred efficient in this process; it produces a number of waste substances that are to be passed out of the body and toxins which tend to accumulate in the tissues and bloodstream. This is where the need for detoxification arises. Your body does have natural mechanisms to do this, but with so much being consumed, it needs some help once in a while and using products from Vitamin Warehouse such as the Blackmores ten day detox program, the Totally Natural Products – quick cleanse detox progam + probiotics will really boost the cleansing process.
So how do detox products actually work? Detoxification is the process of eliminating toxic or harmful substances from the body. This is done in the kidneys, the liver, the gastrointestinal system, the lungs which throw out toxic gases from the circulation and from the largest organ of the body; the skin which excretes heavy metals through sweat. Products that enhance the detox mechanism of the body are likely to contain various vitamins, bioflavinoids, minerals, fiber, phytochemicals, probiotics and more that are targeted at specific areas in the body.
A great time to boost the detoxification processes of your body is just before winter in order to free yourself of toxins that have been building up the whole year. The Blackmores Ten Day Detox Program is an incorporation of digestive bitters, milk thistle, colon care, acidopilus bifidus and works with the principle of a calorie controlled menu plan. Each ingredient has its own specific function, for instance the milk thistle has strong antioxidative effects and is a scavenger of free radicals. These properties allow it to protect the membranes of hepatocytes and support the general functioning of the liver which is an active organ in the detox processes. Benefits of this quick and efficient detox program include maintenance of adequate levels of natural helpful bacteria, boost live functioning, cleansing of the bowel, removal of dead skin cell and stimulation of rich blood flow to peripheral vessels in the skin and more.