How To Get Rid of Toxins

By Subodh / February 20, 2011

The term toxin refers to poisonous substances produced by living cells or living organisms. There are different types of toxins which vary in their severity such as minor as a bee sting to immediate death causing called botulinum toxin. Toxins can be present anywhere around us even in the food that we eat or the air we breathe in.

The process of purification of body from toxins is known as detoxification or detox. This process helps in the elimination of all the poisonous substances that could harm body and it also helps body to regain its health and natural glow.

Even the food that we eat daily is filled with toxins. There are some foods that help in the reduction of toxins from our diet such as fiber-rich foods which help in cleansing of digestive tract as well as it also helps in digestion and excretion process. Fiber-rich foods help the body to get rid of all unwanted nitrogenous and poisonous substances through urination and defecation. Secondly, all food containing vitamin C helps in the detoxification of body. Vitamin C is natural detoxifying agent and it helps in building a strong immune system.

Vitamin C produces a substance called glutathione in the body which helps in strengthening immune system, improves the liver function and naturally heals the body from various damages caused by different medications. We cannot ignore the fact that water is a natural detoxifying agent and works as an energy tonic for the body. It washes away all the impurities from the body. Last but not least, always use organic foods because they are much better and healthy from the processed foods that are filled with harmful chemicals.

Toxins can be eliminated easily through exercises because these simple exercises help in the promotion of metabolism which helps in maintaining the overall health of the body. Yoga is the best and a simple exercise to help body gets rid of stress and toxins. Yoga is a best solution for all kinds of body problems such as weak respiratory system, high blood pressure and digestion. Whereas other exercises like swimming, running and jogging are also helpful in detoxification process because poisonous substances can easily be washed away through sweat. Pilates is an exercise or a self-healing which is similar to yoga for boosting energy and immune system.

Chemical products can also be harmful as they help the toxins to accumulate on skin. It is very necessary to learn that use of hair-dyes, alcohol, cigarettes, perfumes, drugs, makeup and other skin products can harm body in long-run. Using chemical products directly to the skin can cause enormous damage not only to the skin but the toxins can also penetrate in your body through skin which could be more dangerous. Avoid stress as much as possible because it can ruin health.

Adoption of a healthy lifestyle can lead to a well balanced living and immunity from various diseases. Man is a social animal therefore; it is must to interact socially because this can have a positive impact on your life and health.