Plant-Based Detox Basics The Basics Each week of this plan varies, from what you eat and also when. This detox is meant to be affordable. It should be flexible based on where you live, and your kitchen equipment, schedule, and budget. Say goodbye (for just a few weeks!) to soda, sugary drinks, processed foods, refined … Continue reading Plant-Based Detox Outline
Eating more plants, fresh and raw as well as cooked, is a simple first step in restoring and realigning our bodies. With or without an official detox. Yet there are many other practices that can be used to clear away toxins or give a boot to blocks—from creative blocks to digestive constipation— that we may … Continue reading Thoughts on Living Intentionally
I am excited to be sharing with you a plan for a seasonal, plant-based detox. This plan will not only ask you to eliminate foods but be intentional about meal timing, you can deeply improve your health and quality of life. The goal of this detox is to both rejuvenate the body and to help … Continue reading Intro: Spring Plant-Based Detox
Fiber. My favorite F-word. Plant foods contain fiber, and are the only source of fiber in the diet. Among its many benefits to us, like increasing feelings of satiety after eating, improving bowel regularity, and aiding in blood sugar control, fiber is THE food for the helpful microbes in our digestive system. Our digestive system … Continue reading Fiber, Microbes, and the Gut Clock
The Alkaline Diet is a trend diet getting lots of attention right now. This diet is all about plant foods and pH balance. The idea is to include only "alkaline foods" like vegetables, some fruits, certain whole grains, nuts, seeds, and soy, which, when broken down by digestion leave a residue in the body that … Continue reading Myth Bust: Looking at the Alkaline Diet
The Foods We Choose Matter A Standard American Diet (the SAD way of eating) is one that’s full of processed Franken-foods, inorganic vegetables and fruits, refined grains that are stripped of nutritional benefits, low quality fats and oils, and large amounts of animal products like meats and dairy. These products deprive and deplete us of … Continue reading Why Should you Try a Plant-Based Detox?