De-Tox in 2016
If you signed up to Macmillan Cancer Support’s Go Sober for October 2015 campaign and gave up the booze for an entire month, well done! On Jan 1st 2016 new Government guidelines are advising drinkers cut back on their weekly intake – as studies again point to injurious effects on liver function, cholesterol levels and blood pressure. You could take stock and go even further and go the whole healthy hog and invest in some supplements for detox to really give your immune system a boost.
The 2015 Go Sober for October campaign was given a superhero theme, with those taking part known as soberheroes and all money raised going towards making sure the charity can help all those currently living with cancer.
There are many health benefits to giving up drinking for a month, including weight loss, a clearer head, higher productivity, more energy, a sense of achievement, clearer skin, more money and better sleep patterns.
Tips from Macmillan for all those considering giving it a go include setting up a Sober Squad of non-drinking friends, family and work colleagues to socialise with, and also telling everyone that you’re doing Go Sober for October. This will also help you raise money for the charity.
You can set yourself up with your own profile page on the Go Sober for October website, where you can create a team, challenge friends or workmates and see how you compare on a national scale.
If you do want to detox during October, consider drinking a glass of water at room temperature with half a lemon squeezed in each morning. This will help slow your digestion down but also give you all sorts of nutrients, like potassium, vitamin C and pectin fibre. Your liver will also be encouraged to flush out toxins thanks to your increased lemon intake.
Flush out Toxins
You can Detox Naturally in 2016 by just taking a stand and deciding within yourself to be a bit more conscious going forward, taking a few detox nutritional supplements, drinking a bit more water, maybe even substitute some of y regular hot tea’s and coffee’s for just boiled hot water, once you adjust to it and get over the “psychological shock to the system”, it may prove comfortable, but whatever you do, don’t let Starbucks or Costa Coffee know or they’ll be after you for sure 🙂