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This is Why it's Important to Detox

Nov 5, 2016 BY Joy McCarthy

The countdown to the official launch of my second book, Joyous Detox, has officially started and I could not be more excited!! I can’t wait to share tons of new recipes, food tips and lifestyle habits to help you feel more joyous than ever!

I designed Joyous Detox to be not just a diet, or a thing you do once in a while when you’re feeling less than your best. I want it to be a sustainable lifestyle that helps you detox a little more every day.

But that begs the question: why do we need to detox in the first place?

Our liver is designed to help our body get rid of anything potentially harmful or toxic. The trouble is that modern lifestyle and eating habits mean we are exposed to so many more toxins through so many more different avenues than our poor livers were ever designed to handle. Here are some of the biggest reasons why we should all look at leading a more detox-friendly life:

Fortunately, there are so many things we can do to give our livers a detoxifying helping hand! Check out my many detox-related posts up on the blog, and stay tuned for my Joyous Detox book coming out next month!

Nov 5, 2016 BY Joy McCarthy
8 Comments
Susan   •   November 14, 2016

Hi Joy, Just curious - what is the difference between coffee and caffeinated tea for your liver? Both drinks are caffeine and would require your liver to work through it. Would you suggest for people to avoid caffeinated teas? Susan

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Heather Allen   •   November 14, 2016

Great question, Susan! Because caffeine (whether from coffee OR tea) must be processed by the liver, we recommend enjoying caffeine free herbal teas in place of caffeinated versions during a detox. I hope that helps! Heather- Joyous Health Team


Susan Stukes   •   April 5, 2017

Great Blog.After reading this I feel detoxification is really very important for our body

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Rachel Molenda   •   April 5, 2017

Hey Susan! Totally! Glad you were able to take that away from this article :) Rachel - Joyous Health Team


Anne Perry   •   May 23, 2017

Hey..what a informative blog..Feel happy to read it..nice blog

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Rachel Molenda   •   May 23, 2017

Hey Anne, So glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for sharing :) Rachel - Joyous Health Team


Meredith   •   May 25, 2017

Doing a body detox is like hitting a reset button for your body.

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Rachel Molenda   •   May 26, 2017

Hey Meredith! Totally - it's the best thing you can do for yourself to get things functioning optimally again :) Rachel - Joyous Health Team


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