Have you ever tried to stimulate your body and resort in things like coffee, cigarettes, diet pills, drugs to try to help our body to stay awake?
In actual facts, these stimulants can cause harm to the body and may lead to a loss of energy and emotional symptoms such as depression, headaches and illnesses. These stimulants are accumulated in our body as toxins.
There are basically 2 kinds of toxins – Exogenous and Endogenous. Exogenous toxins come from external sources for instances – car fumes, tobacco smoke, air and factory pollution, etc. Endogenous toxins derive from viral or bacterial infection. Besides this 2 toxins, our body also creates its own toxins known as Autogenous toxins.
With detoxification, our body and organs can eliminate these harmful substances. However there is a limit to how much our body can detoxify by itself. With constant absorption of toxins, even the strongest body would not be able to eliminate or reduce these toxins. And with the accumulation of these toxins, these toxins would be the causes of diseases and illnesses.
Are you worried?
There's no need to worry. The easiest way to remove these toxins is as easy as just stopping them from entering into your body. And you can start on by having a natural healthy diet. A natural healthy diet consists of raw food such as fruits and vegetables.
Even you feel that you need coffee to make you stay awake, you can substitute your stimulants with natural diet. The most common stimulants consumed by people are coffee and cigarettes. These 2 stimulants do harm your body to a large extent.
Other examples of stimulants are for instance sugar. Not many people know that refined white sugar has detrimental effects on our body. When we drink soft drink, we are taking tons of sugar into our body. It is advisable to cut down the consumption of white refined sugar by using better alternatives such as brown sugars or cane sugar. You can also drink fruit juices to invigorate your body.
Late night workers or students tend to drink coffee to burn the midnight oil. Natural substitute such as Japanese or Chinese green tea can help you to stay awake too. Furthermore, the Japanese or Chinese green tea helps to detoxify your body.
For cigarette smokers who are addicted to smoking and need to smoke in order to stimulate their mind, think again. The detrimental effects of smoking are much more hazardous and can cause lung cancer. It is advisable to quit smoking by using substitutes.
Why not have a natural healthy meal every few times a week. It would in turn keep the toxins we are taking in to a limit and we can stay healthy at the same time. And most importantly, they give us the boost of energy to keep us living longer and healthier to the end of our life.