What is detoxing?
"Detoxing" is derived from the word "detoxify," which means to eliminate toxins or detoxify. There are two types of toxins: exogenous and endogenous toxins. Exogenous toxins originate from your environment and are primarily caused by industrial processes. These include chemical substances, heavy metals, medications, pesticides, ingredients in personal care or cleaning products, and particulate matter, among others. Endogenous toxins are produced within your body, for example, as a result of incomplete digestion due to poor food choices, inadequate elimination, and stress..
Your whole body participates
Detoxing, which involves the conversion and elimination of toxins, is a continuous process that occurs naturally in your body through various organs. In fact, you don't need to actively do anything about it. One essential role is played by your liver, which biotransforms or converts harmful substances into harmless ones. Your kidneys, lymphatic system, intestines, lungs, and skin are also important detoxification and elimination systems.
The toxic load is increasing
The challenge of our time, however, lies in the increasing toxic burden. There is a growing number of harmful substances from the external environment, and our food is becoming more processed and contains a higher amount of artificial additives. Additionally, stress levels are on the rise, placing greater pressure on our bodies and their detoxification capacity. Therefore, paying attention to how we can effectively support our bodies in the detoxification process is becoming increasingly important.
Support, not disrupt
Detoxing can be approached in various ways, ranging from gentle detox programs to more intense methods such as water or juice fasting. It may involve the use of supplements, homeopathy, colonic irrigation, and the duration and frequency can vary as well. As for whether any form of detoxing is beneficial for you, we remain neutral. However, an important principle for us is to support the body rather than disrupt it. Therefore, caution should be exercised when considering extreme detox programs, and it is advisable to do so under proper supervision. So, what can you do on your own?
The 'quick wins' for a good continuous detox
- Choose natural and unprocessed food.
- Avoid alcohol, drugs, nicotine and caffeine.
- Opt for a large amount of plant-based food with varied fruits and vegetables.
- Give your belly a rest and avoid or reduce gluten, lactose, sugars, refined carbohydrates, trans fats and added fructose.
- Make sure you get enough exercise, daylight and go out into nature.
- Make use of the (infrared) sauna.
- Drink enough water and tea with herbs that are good for your digestion.
- Get a balanced night's sleep.
- Help your body with good basic supplements and enrich your belly with benign bacteria.
With 7M you support good digestion
Good digestion forms a crucial foundation for overall health. Supporting the proper functioning of your digestive organs, mucous membranes, intestinal barrier, and microbiome can significantly contribute to this. When your digestion is efficient and your microbiome is diverse and healthy, it can help reduce the burden of endogenous toxins within your body.The herbs in 7M have been chosen for their favorable contribution to your digestion, intestinal, liver and kidney function, among other things. 7M is also unsurpassedly rich in good bacteria. With no less than 28 strains and 30 billion CFU per glass, 7M is a clear winner in the field of probiotic drinks. An absolute wealth for your digestive system and microbiome.
A mild detox with 7M
You can incorporate 7M into a mild detox. Alongside the "quick wins" mentioned earlier, almost everyone can benefit from a short juice cleanse lasting 1 or 2 days. Utilize a juicer, slow juicer, or blender to prepare three fresh vegetable juices using various organic vegetables each day. Begin your day by taking 5-10 ml of 7M in water on an empty stomach to kickstart your day. Take a second dose of 7M in the afternoon. You can easily follow this routine for 2 days. If you have a sensitive stomach or are new to 7M, it is advisable to start with a lower dosage.
7M for your daily detox and energy
At 7M, we believe in maintaining a daily healthy lifestyle so that your body can always function optimally. In addition, incorporating a regular mild detox into your routine can provide numerous benefits.
Once you start with 7M and experience the benefits, chances are you'll never want to be without it. Using 7M benefits your entire detox system!