Cleaning With a Cleanse and Detox.
see cleansing and detoxification as an
essential part of healthy living. The
basic premise is that the body
accumulates more toxins in the modern
world than its natural detoxification
system -- the skin, liver, kidneys and
lungs -- can get rid of. One way to
get rid of the overload is to detox.
The concept has become enormously
popular, and with that popularity
brings myriad products, many that are
worthless, loaded with allergens, and
While we have always perceived detox
as an "oil-change," not a
120-point inspection, we have a long
history of working with clients to
incorporate smart, gentle
detoxification methods that are
successful, yet exert very little
stress on the body.
One of the worst things that you can
do are long-term food-less fasts
(i.e., Master Cleanse). Your body
needs specific nutrients to be able to
perform detoxification. Many foods
naturally detoxify. Along with several
nutrients, our Smart
Detox 2-Week Action Plan (and for
vegetarians/vegans, Smart Cleanse),
incorporates these detoxifying foods
in an easy-to-follow menu.
If you choose colonics for colon
cleansing, we suggest doing them only
once or twice per year max. Always
make sure to take a probiotic to
repopulate with healthy flora. Vitamin
C Lavage can definitely do the trick
as well. The cells in the colon soak
up the vitamin C to increase healing
and vitality. If desired, we can
provide you with a complementary copy
of this protocol. We do not suggest
any other colon
Sweating is a wonderful, natural way
of getting rid of toxins. Exercise
mildly detoxifies. A more intense tool
would be far infrared sauna
treatments. Three to ten sessions are
We recommend doing
cleanse/detoxification protocols one
to three times per year.
There are several, simple ways to help
reduce your exposure to toxic overload
on a daily basis:
organic when possible. Start with
fruits, vegetables, and animal
products that ordinarily would be
the most pesticide-soaked.
green. Chemicals like bleach and
ammonia can be irritating to the
skin, and inhaling them can be
dangerous. Our Safe
Household Products list is a
great place to start.
expose yourself to pesticides when
you apply them to your lawn or
garden and track them into your
home on clothing and shoes.
Reducing or eliminating your use
of pesticides will lower your
more ideas, refer to Solutions
for Reducing Your Toxic Load and Calculating
Your Toxic Load.
replace the filters in your
air-conditioning and heating units
to keep inside air clean.
Have a happy, healthy day.
Bonnie, Steve, and
the staff at Nutritional Concepts
1535 Lake Cook Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
1985, bringing the wellness of
Quercetin + C