I'm new to cleansing, how many days should I cleanse for?
We suggest that healthy adults start with a 3-day cleanse. It's the perfect amount of time for you to enjoy the many benefits of a cleanse and get a great introduction to the universe of cleansing.
Who should not cleanse?
Pregnant women and nursing mothers, people under 18 years old of age, people treated or recovering from a serious illness, people with a weakened immune system, people taking prescription drugs must have the approval of their doctor as diet changes can alter the levels of certain drugs in the blood. Diabetics should check with their doctor, and with his agreement, undergo treatment under the supervision of a health professional.
Can I cleanse while I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?
No, you should not cleanse when you are pregnant or breastfeeding. While pregnant or breastfeeding, you can drink smoothies all day long to supplement a balanced diet.
What are the steps in a cleanse?
There are 3 steps to a cleanse: 1) preparation 2) cleanse 3) transition. Before your cleanse, it's important to prepare your body by progressively modifying your diet. We recommend to prepare for as many days as you will cleanse. At the end of your cleanse, begin a progressive transition towards your regular diet following our instructions. We recommend to transition for as many days as you have cleansed. After placing your order, you'll receive emails with instructions and advice to support you throughout your cleanse.
Should I keep taking medication or antibiotics during my cleanse?
If you are on medication, please consult with your physician before starting a cleanse.
Can I workout during my cleanse?
A cleanse must be accompanied by mild physical activity, like walking, stretching sessions or yoga classes. This will promote the rapid elimination of toxins from your body and have a positive effect on your mood. However, as your body needs a lot of energy to regenerate, do not subject it to too much effort. Tune in to your body and do what feels most natural.
Can I eat during my cleanse?
If you want to reap the benefits of your cleanse, we recommend not to eat during the duration of your cleanse. However, everyone’s needs are different, so listen to your body and do what feels right. When you receive your package, you’ll get a little cheat sheet of safe items to eat during your cleanse.
What is the point of cleanse?
Its main function is to purify and detoxify the body. You will, also, mild weight loss related to loss of water retention but it is not this is the main objective of the cleanse.
What are the benefits of a cleanse?
A cleanse will impact positively your health and well-being. Having a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle, you will prevent certain chronic diseases. In addition, the feelings of well-being and vitality will be enhanced by stimulating the immune system. You will feel full of energy and optimism. It will also facilitate the elimination of accumulated toxins and improve your digestion by taking a break form eating solid foods. Nutritionally, you'll get your fill of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and, at the same time while rehydrating your skin. You will help your body flush out water retention helping you lose weight and feeling light. A cleanse will also help make up for deficiencies present in your diet. A Glow cleanse also lets you take care of yourself effortlessly, since our smoothies are numbered, and offer you a variety of delicious flavors in a day. A one-day cleanse is the perfect time to take a break for your hectic schedule and focus on replenishing your body and mind.
What are the first effect that I will feel?
After just a day of cleanse, since your organism enjoyed a good break, you will feel lighter and more energetic. You will also feel less bloated due to the reduction of water retention and your skin will have a healthy Glow since it will be much more hydrated. A lot of our customers also noticed an improvement in their sleep.
Will I loose weight during my cleanse?
Weight loss is not the main goal of a cleanse, but can be one of its side effects. It depends on your body. If you did not need to lose weight at the start of your cleanse and you have a healthy diet, you may not lose weight. People who are overweight or who have committed food excesses before their cleanse will lose weight and see a reduction of water retention and bloating. If you want to start a lifestyle change that includes weight loss, we can put you in contact with the naturopath Glow.
What are the side effects of a cleanse?
Some people experience some side-effects such as fatigue, nausea and headaches due to withdrawal of coffee and sugar. You can drink lemon water to alleviate the feeling of nausea and set time aside to unwind to enjoy the benefits of the cleanse.
How often should I cleanse?
At the start of each season, before/after occasions that can lead to food over-indulgence (vacations, holiday season), after a period of stress, when you feel you have less energy than usual, when you need to fill up on vitality! Plan your cleanse at a moment where you have time to take a break and pamper yourself