Are you Toxic?
Updated: Apr 26
Toxicity presents itself in many different forms, physically, mentally and emotionally. Today I would like to discuss toxins in the body. Toxins are defined as chemicals or substances that causes disturbances to a organism. Some can be poisonous and do great harm. When we are toxic we experience different symptoms both physically and mentally.
Toxin can be foreign agents such biological, lifestyle or environmental agents. Some examples are bacteria, viruses, chemicals, drugs, environmental factors such as air pollutants, auto exhaust, heavy metals, pesticides. Lifestyle factors include poor dietary choices, processed foods, fast-foods, excessive caffeine, Rx and Over the Counter drugs, artificial food additives, coloring and preservatives. Toxins deposits can lead to a variety of ailments as shown below.
Some of the common symptoms of toxicity include:
Weight gain or difficulty losing weight
Skin disorders, acne, and eczema
Loss of mental clarity- brain fog
Muscle and Joint pain
Detoxification is a great way to reduce and eliminate toxins from your body. Reducing exposure to chemicals, and being wary of what you eat is a great way to start. By detoxing you can:
Improve your metabolism
Optimize your performance
Improve overall health
Reduce risk of diseases
One of the first steps to improving health is removing the unhealthy and adding nutritious foods to support the body's natural process.