Kickstart Your Body for Spring – Tips for a Healthy Detox

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It’s that time of the year when the weather is warming up, and people are starting to worry about how they are going to look in a swimsuit. Many of us, self included, got a bit lazy during the colder months and need something to kickstart the season. Much like giving the house a good scrubbing each Spring, it’s a good idea to give our bodies a Spring cleaning. Increased exercise, healthier eating, and detox cleansing are all common this time of the year.

Kickstart Your Body this Spriing - Tips for a Healthy Detox

Detox is a great way to restore balance to your body and mind. I have tried many different detox methods throughout the years, and there are a few things I like to do for a successful and healthy detox.

Tips for a Healthy Detox

1. Get a checkup. Spring is the perfect time to pay your doctor a visit, and it’s always a good idea to get a checkup before starting a new diet or exercise program.

2. Do your research before beginning a detox cleanse. The Fit Tea website has some great information about detox in general, in addition to their products.

3. Drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of water each day. Water will help flush the toxins out of your body. Avoid soda and other drinks. If you want, add a slice of lemon to your water.

4. Make healthy food choices. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables, and foods which are high in fiber. The extra fiber will help you to feel full and aid with digestion. Some foods to avoid during detox are sugar, refined flours, alcohol, caffeine, animal protein, gluten, soy, dairy and all processed foods. Eat a small, healthy snack every 2 to 3 hours to stabilize blood sugar.

5. Get plenty of sleep and exercise.

6. Take time to relax. Meditate and focus on your breathing while doing a detox.

I think it’s important to choose a type of detox that works for you. The above tips are recommended, regardless of which detox program you choose. FitTea is an all-natural detox tea, available in a pill form and tea (hot or cold), also available in decaf. See this Fit Tea review for more information.

Fit Tea Detox supercharges and overall boosts your immune system, giving you more energy. The detoxifying tea blend of certified organic herbs are formulated to enhance your weight management program as part of a healthy diet and exercise regimen. FitTea contains the natural ingredients of Organic Green Tea, Oolong Wu Yi, Organic Rooibos, Ginger, Pomegranate, Guarana, Birch, Stevia, Corn and Honey Powder.

This was written based on my personal experience with detox. I am not a medical professional. Always seek the advice of your doctor.

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  1. I believe a good cleanse is a great way to start eating better.

  2. Yes! I am planning to get on a healthy regimen when my son goes to sleep away camp. I know I shouldn’t wait, but having `1 less mouth to feed will be a great help!

  3. Thanks for these great tips! I admit I struggle with getting enough sleep. Honestly, it feels like the day goes too fast! I’ll try to do what I can for now- definitely drink more water or better yet tea, much tastier.

  4. All of these are tried and true tips! :)

  5. I have been looking into different detox plans. I think that I need to go and talk to my doctor- she might have some good input!

  6. I’ve never done a detox… but maybe I should give it a try. Thanks for the tips!

  7. Thanks for all the info, I’ve never done a cleanse before (not that I can remember that is :))

  8. I’m not very good at #3 and #5. I always forget to drink water, and I’m always fighting insomnia. Sigh. . .I guess that means I should get off the computer and try to go to bed. :-)

  9. I need to start paying attention to how much water I’m drinking. Dehydration leads to unnecessary extra eating!

  10. I have been wanting to take off a few pounds before my high school reunion next month, so this sounds like just what I need.

  11. I love detox teas, juicing, cleanses, and all of that stuff. I have been thinking of doing one lately. My only problem is giving up coffee! I know I need to for a cleanse, but I just can’t do it.

  12. Flushing out ones system with water is so important yet so neglected! :(

  13. I need to work on the amount and quality of sleep I am getting. I notice when I stay up too later I tend to snack and then I feel crummy when I wake up. I could use a good detox right now to reset my body.

  14. I’m starting to detox with Isagenix, and it’s working! I feel healthier.

  15. I did my first cleanse ever last month. I cannot believe how much better I felt afterward.

  16. I’ve been wanting to do a deto* <— sorry my key for that letter is broken :(

    Thanks for all the great information. I might just do it, finally. I'm sure my body will thank me afterwards.

  17. i haven’t done a detox before. i have been hearing a LOT about fittea and am actually interested in this specific brand … iced for me !!

  18. What better time to get started than Spring?? Thanks for sharing the great tips.

  19. I’ve never done a cleanse before, but I’ve looked into them. I like the idea of this tea. And I have my doctor appointment all set up. :)

  20. Great tips, I know I need to start drinking more water, and I can’t even remember the last time I had a check up.

  21. I might have to try this. I saw a photo of myself today and was amazed at how much larger I looked. I need to lose a few pounds for sure!

  22. Drinking water is huge! I always feel like I’m helping my body detox when I work up a sweat. Great tips!

  23. WATER – that is my secret weapon. I drink a ton and have great benefits

  24. Fantastic tips. Great to detox now and then.

  25. I’ve been feeling like I want to do a detox of some kind! I’ve only done one or two in the past but I know they have incredible health benefits. These are all fantastic tips to get ready for a cleanse :)

  26. I’ve never done an out and out cleanse. I’m a little scared even though I know it’s bound to be good for the bod.

  27. Drinking water is key no matter if you are detoxing or not. It takes water to flush water.

  28. I know several people that have done a detox and were very pleased with their results.

  29. I need to do a detox here before summer officially starts. I always feel better after!

  30. I’ve done detoxes in the past but I don’t believe they worked. Thanks for the tips! And, I’ll definitely have to check out fit tea!

  31. I really need to make an appointment for a wellness check. I’ve put it off far too long.

  32. Thanks for the detox tips! I’ve been thinking of starting one

  33. I seriously need to work on points 3-5!

  34. I know detoxes work for a lot people. I don’t think I could really do one right now (breastfeeding).

  35. You definitely have to do your research first. Not all detoxes are created equal. FitTea looks like a good one to me.

  36. I asked my doctor about doing a cleanse. He wasn’t excited about it..

  37. I’ve never tried a detox. These are some great tips to try it out.

  38. take time to relax. that’s always the best advice

  39. Great tips! I really need to do a good detox. I do drink a lot of water though!

  40. Drinking lots of water is a huge help! I’ve been working out on a regular basis since the new year and I feel better about swimsuit season this year.

  41. I definitely need to do a detox! I need to ask my doctor about this to see if it’s safe while I nurse. If not I will keep it in mind for the future!

  42. Yes, my body is in need of a good detox.

  43. I always get worried when I hear detox, I know it is good for you but I always get anxious, afraid it will hurt me! I am curious to read some reviews on how the detox did for bloggers! Sounds interesting!

  44. These are great tips! I like the analogy re: spring cleaning. Spring is a great time to make better health choices!

  45. Great tips! I’ve never done a detox before but I have been thinking about it! Thanks!

  46. I have been promising myself I’d do a cleanse. I really need to research the one that’s right for me. There are so many choices!

  47. I’ve never done a cleanse. I’m working on drinking more water.

  48. Every one of these tips should definitely be a regular part of a healthy lifestyle. I need to make more time to relax!

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