‘Whole Detox’ by Dr. Deanna Minich

Whole DetoxWith the onset of spring, many of us consider a detox or cleanse of sorts. But, what is it we are wanting to accomplish?

The usual goal is a physical ‘refresh’ gained by temporarily cutting out the toxins of our lives. But, should we limit our view of toxins to the compounds tracked by the Environmental Working Group, removed from specialty food items or listed on allergen warning labels? Should we broaden our concept of toxins to include damaging thoughts and relationships? Should a detox program pay as much attention to what we need to add to nourish ourselves as it does to the things we need to avoid? Continue reading