Why do we eat? Yes, it’s a real
question. And there are many answers. We eat to satisfy hunger. We eat to
remain healthy. We eat because we like food or certain foods. We eat for
comfort. Now we can add to these answers: We eat to detoxify our body. Strange?
In my last blog,
I discussed how the human body has a built-in detoxifying system that is so efficient
and effective that there is no real need for us to invest routinely or occasionally
in detoxifying products. Instead, says Harvard
Health, if you’re generally healthy, you should “concentrate
My first one was many years ago. The product cost me a pretty penny, but after the sales pitch by the health representative, I was looking forward to becoming like the Six Million Dollar Man: I’d be better, stronger, and faster. I decided to try the detox because so many people were telling me that it would help relieve my two chronic complaints: joint pain and fatigue. After three days of detox, I was much the same, though a few people did comment that my complexion had improved.
Health stores and agents continue to
promote detox as an effective way to improve health…
For many years I wondered why there was so much hype about the arrival of spring. I grew up in the tropics, where there is one season but four variations on it—stifling hot, very hot, hot, not so hot. Then I left my home to attend college in North America. I arrived at a time the residents called autumn, and before I was able to adapt to that season, along came the one they called winter. By March of the following year, I, too, was hyped, watching, praying, preparing for this season they called spring. For they promised me that in spring nature would get back all her hues…
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