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Greens, Cleansing and Detox

Greens

Greens supplements are fruits, vegetables, algaes and/or grasses that have been processed into powdered form. Greens products contain a variety of nutrient rich foods like barley grass, wheat grass, spirulina, chlorella, alfalfa, herbs, vegetables, legumes, and fruits. Greens supplements that can provide a convenient way of increasing your daily servings of fruits and vegetables, while providing an array of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and phytonutrients. Many Greens supplements today, are also gluten free and GMO free.

Why take a greens supplement?

It’s said that due to intensive agriculture, the foods we eat are severely lacking in minerals, vitamins, fiber, enzymes, carotenoids and antioxidants. A good greens supplement, like Cyto Greens (http://www.cytogreens.com/), will supply a concentrated measure of organically grown nutrients, stripped and missing from our modern day foods, due to non sustainable farming practices. There’s also the convenience factor of being able to shake with water and go, or blend into your morning smoothie.

Cleansing/Detox

When it comes to cleansing, the first question might be, “what is a cleanse?” and the next question might be “why cleanse?”

“Since 1950 at least 70,000 new chemical compounds have been invented and dispersed into our environment. Only a fraction of these have been tested for human toxicity. We are, by default, conducting a massive clinical toxicology trial, and our children and their children are the experimental animals,” say Herbert L. Needleman, M.D. and Philip J. Landrigan, M.D., authors of Raising Children Toxic Free.

There are a number of reasons why people might decide to do a cleanse. Whether you’d like to help eliminate toxins from your body, or maybe kick-start a diet, Fuel North Van has a whole body cleanse option for you.

Cleansing can be an important adjunct to your personal health regimen—and help to kick start your weight loss efforts. Without question, our environment and food supply is chock full of toxic chemicals and compounds, and reflection of how our bodies are affected: in Canada in 2006, there were 4.1 million people suffering with arthritis, in 2011 that number was more than 4.7 million people, mostly women. In 2011, almost 2 million people had diabetes & 2.5 million were struggling with asthma. 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer and over 1/2 million Canadian children are obese.

The fact is, the toxic compounds in our food, water and environement, are accumulating in our bodies. Doing a whole body cleanse a couple of times a year, could help your body to clear some of the toxic impurities from your body. There are numerous cleansing products on the market, one product our customers have seen good results with is a 2 week cleansing kit by Enzymatic Therapy, called Whole Body Cleanse. As you might have guessed from the name of this product, it’s designed as a whole body cleanse. Come by or give us a call for more information about it and other similar products.