20 Ways To Detox Without Going Hungry…

20 Ways To Detox Without Going Hungry

Jen wanted to start a detox, but she couldn’t decide which one. There were so many. Too many, in fact, and Jen was starting to ditch her plan altogether. She didn’t want to starve herself or do some kind of trendy juice cleanse, she actually wanted to feel GOOD throughout her detox. Was that even possible? Detoxes are often associated with starvation, avoiding solid foods, or even colon cleanses. But you can detox your body in many ways that don’t involve any of those things. Here are 20 ways in which you can detox your body without any hunger!

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Take a Spa Day

Take some time off from your busy schedule and treat yourself to a relaxing spa day. You will rejuvenate your mind and your body and leave feeling refreshed. To continue cleansing, drink water before and after your spa treatments. The water will reduce soreness and help flush the body of toxins released from your muscles.

Cleanse Your Environment

Don’t just cleanse your body. Live in a toxin-free environment, too. Using non-toxic home cleaners helps rid your home of unnatural substances that can be harmful to your health. Go green, live clean, and help the environment, too.

Revamp Your Beauty Routine

Did you know that many makeup and beauty products contain chemicals that can be harmful to your skin? Even the fragrance in lotions is due to countless added chemicals. Read your labels and aim for as few toxic ingredients as possible.

Stay In

If you’re always going out with friends, try taking a night to yourself and staying in. Give your mind and body a break from distractions and social pressures by relaxing at home. Throw in a movie and enjoy!

Take a Bath

Take a long bath instead of a shower tonight. Light some candles in your bathroom, use aromatherapy or incense, and play soothing music. Relax your mind and allow yourself to peacefully meditate without any distractions. You’ll come out feeling rejuvenated!


Clutter around your house and in your schedule can cause you to feel stressed, anxious, and even unhealthy. Restructure your days so they flow more smoothly, and rearrange your furniture for a fun new look. Organize your life so your health can benefit!

Eat Fiber

Fiber is amazing for detoxifying your body, and the health benefits are endless. It cleanses your body and your digestive tract and helps things run more smoothly. Choose foods like brown rice, broccoli, and other cruciferous raw veggies and fruits to add more fiber to your diet.

Eat Blueberries

Blueberries are extremely high in cleansing antioxidants and also keep your memory clear and sharp! Throw some in a bag for a snack on the go.

Eat Clean

Eat as clean as possible! Many foods in stores contain dangerous toxins that will harm your body. Certified organic foods, however, are grown free of pesticides and chemicals. Incorporating organic foods into your diet will help cleanse your body of these harmful chemicals!

Buy Local

For a socially conscious move, buy locally grown foods! You get to give back to your community in a green way, support local growers, and by reducing travel time, your fruits and veggies will contain more enzymes to aid in digestion!

Eat Garlic

Garlic is RICH in antioxidants and is a great detoxifier! It promotes the well-being of the heart and immune system and helps maintain healthy blood circulation. Add some to your food for an extra flavor kick that packs a punch.

Ditch Junk Food

Say no to junk food! All that processed “food” causes you to become overweight, unhealthy, and is bad for your heart. Eat foods in their raw and natural form instead. If Mother Nature didn’t make it that way, don’t eat it!

Go Vegan

Try going vegan! There are endless benefits to the vegan lifestyle like disease prevention, good nutrition, avoiding harmful processed junk, helping the environment, and more. By cutting out animal products, you are greatly reducing the amount of toxins put into your body.

Decorate with Plants

Keep green plants inside your home. They bring natural beauty to any room and also bring great health benefits with them! Plants will increase oxygen production, clean up carbon dioxide, and purify your air for a cleaner home in no time.


Volunteer your time to a nonprofit organization in your community! Doing something for the good of others will bring you new friends, help you stay physically healthy, and increase your self-confidence and sense of accomplishment.

Say no to Smoking

Cigarettes contain over 4,000 different chemicals, including nicotine, tar, hydrogen cyanide and even arsenic, all of which are extremely poisonous to your body. It is a nasty habit and you are not doing your health and the health of others any good by smoking. If you smoke, start quitting today!

Sweat it Out

Pick an exercise that will make you sweat to release toxins from your body! Try embracing cardio. It’s a major calorie-busting workout. Afterwards, you will feel proud of yourself for finishing your workout and sticking to it!

Drink Up

And by that, we mean water, water, water! Drinking lots of water will cleanse your body, clear your skin, and you’ll feel lighter, leaner, and healthier too. Sometimes we just don’t get enough of it, so bring some with you wherever you go!

Ditch Plastic

Drinking liquids out of plastic bottles is a big no-no! Plastic bottles and containers have toxins like BPA that are harmful to your body and your health. Why ruin a great cleanser like water by having dangerous toxins with it? Purchase a cute eco-friendly water bottle instead, and you’ll actually want to bring it with you wherever you go.

Get Moving

Sitting for long hours in front of mindless entertainment creates a sedentary lifestyle which is bad for your health. Limiting the time you spend watching tv and surfing the internet will naturally create a healthier and more active lifestyle. Practice yoga, go for a walk, get out into nature – whatever you decide, just get up and get going!

To Wrap it Up

There are plenty of ways you can detox without going hungry, and many are lasting lifestyle changes you can make and keep! Start detoxing today with these 20 tips. Your body and mind will thank you! Which of these tips will you try today? Share in the comments!


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Lauren Jansen, ITN

Lauren Jansen works for The Institute of Transformational Nutrition, founded by world-renowned nutritionist and author, Cynthia Pasquella-Garcia, provides a meaningful,…

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