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The Top 11 Foods for Detoxing Your Body Naturally

Detox is a hot topic, and there are a million products on the market that promise miracles in weight loss, boosting energy, giving your skin a gorgeous glow and even managing your mood. 

Whether it’s an article promoting the latest fad diet or advertising for detox teas, keto coffees, juice cleanses, appetite suppressant pills and more, it can be hard to figure out what is safe and effective.   

To silence the chatter and get results, we can turn to nutrition and science.  Using whole foods to support the innate, natural detox pathways in the body is not only safe and effective but also tasty, easy, and fun! Below are the top 11 foods that you should incorporate in your diet if you want a healthy and effective whole foods detox.

  1. Beets:

This red root vegetable works as an amazing detoxifying agent for the body. Beets are jam-packed with vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin C, magnesium, iron, calcium, zinc, and beta-carotene.

Those nutrients help the gall...

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The 7 Worst Foods to Eat for Hormone Health

Hormones help control every physiological process in your body.  From metabolism and your menstrual cycle to reproductive health, your immune response, and mental health. Precise hormone balance is vital to feeling good and being healthy.

Foods can help and hinder hormone balance, so eating a well-balanced diet is key.  In this article, we will explore seven foods to avoid.  You may be surprised by what makes the list. Let’s look at the offenders:

  1. Sugar

Sugar can wreck your health and hormone balance. It raises insulin, which puts stress on the pancreas and can lead to metabolic syndrome and diabetes if left untreated in the long term.   

According to Floliving.com, “insulin spike(s) disrupts ovulation – preventing your hormones from triggering ovulation and the creation of progesterone as a result of ovulation. Disrupted ovulation causes hormonal imbalance – without ovulation, you cannot produce progesterone, which leads to...

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Do you experience bloating, headaches and mood swings? If so, read this.

Estrogen is one of two main sex hormones that women have. The other one is progesterone. Estrogen is primarily responsible for female physical features and reproduction. Men have estrogen, too, but in smaller amounts.

Estrogen governs the growth of the breasts, pubic, and underarm hair. During puberty, it’s estrogen that triggers the start of menstrual cycles and estrogen that helps control the cycle through childbearing and into menopause.  This hormone has other functions too. Estrogen keeps cholesterol in control, protects bone health, and affects your brain (including mood), bones, heart, skin, and other tissues.

Your skin is plumper and more elastic due to estrogens effect on collagen.  Furthermore, it aids in building your muscles and bones, slows down the aging process, increases your libido, balances your moods, and your sleep cycle.

Slow dancing with estrogen is great, but everything takes a 180-degree turn if estrogen dominance becomes an issue.

The term...

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