Overweight and obesity are serious problems of the modern society. There are lots of diet plans available but some advise that instead of going on a diet a person should detox.
A majority of people in the United States eat fast food at least once per day. Others consume a lot of refined and highly processed foods. These foods are not good for a person's health no matter how convenient and cheap they might seem. Processed foods have lots of ingredients that are not good for the health like sugar, caffeine, salt, trans fats and various chemicals. On the other hand, these foods lack healthy nutrients. Apart from affecting the general health of a person, processed foods highly damage the digestive system.
The idea is that the packaged foods are replaced with whole, fresh and healthy foods. These foods will better a person's system, bring back the vitality that the person lost and even prevent certain illnesses and diseases from showing up. This book also says what exactly is there in the fast-food hamburgers, microwavable dinners or a box of cookies.
Apart from these tips, the book also contains some 100 recipes and tips on how to make a detox diet a part of life.
Companies that make refined food products actually take out all the good and beneficial nutrients that are originally supposed to be in the product. The product loses its fiber, bran and lots of vitamins and minerals. The things that are left make a bland, white, longer-lasting and shelf-stable product. For instance, white flour is left with only 20% of the vitamins and minerals and 25% of fiber that were originally in the wheat kernel. The importance of fiber