Friday, May 10, 2013

Tool number 1

So here is the First TOOL to Unleash your Shine.

1) DIET :
when I talk about detox I refer to cleansing the liver. As I mentioned the liver is the one organ of the body that assimilates and digests all the poisons and toxins that we take in. When the liver is overworked it cannot properly do its job, I mean can you properly function if you are overworked?

Let's take a look at what clogs the liver:
-chemicals from our foods and drinks
-pesticides found in non-organic foods
-hormones found in animal foods
-excess fats
-processed foods
When the liver is overworked it cannot properly function causing:
-sickness in the form of imbalance in the body
-weight gain
-lack of energy
..and more serious things.

The bottom line being when the liver is not properly cleansed and nourished It blocks the expression of our shine!
So what can we do?
We can use foods that benefit liver detox:
Foods that support a proper functioning of the liver and facilitate regular detox:

Green foods: kale, collards, broccoli, parsley, celery, spinach, jalapeno....
contain chlorophyll which aids elimination of toxins and purifies the blood
White Foods: garlic, ginger, scallions, leeks, fennel, cauliflower...
anti-inflammatory, boost immune system which make you strong and support the detox process.
Red Foods: beets, red peppers, cayenne pepper, strawberries, watermelon...
benefit the circulatory system which aids the elimination of toxins from the arteries
Orange foods: carrots, squashes, peaches, apricots, yams, ...
antioxidant, aid the anti aging process, and clarify the skin helping it to clear any toxin residue. Antioxidants are also a must for preventing cancer.

Spices you can use:
lemon, ginger, sesame oil, jalapeno, cayenne, tumeric, vinegar
Fats for detox:
avocado, tahini, olive oil, olives, ghee- all create heat, boosting he digestive fire, therefore stimulate
your digestion, supporting weight loss and detoxification
Protein for detox:
Mila : Omega 3's, whole food, complete protein, aids weight loss, balances your blood sugar, curbs
Eggs: high quality protein and all essential amino acids. Good fat
Miso: fermented soy promotes intestinal health, same protein as soy just non processed. Aids
elimination of toxins in the stomach.
Lentils, quinoa

Observe what colors you put on your plate…and share your colorful recipies…
stay tuned for tool two...

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