Whole-body cleansing programs play a key role in promoting gut health. Unlike short-term weight-loss programs, healthy cleansing kits help the body get rid of fat-soluble toxin buildup, which yields valuable outcomes that users can feel.
But before jumping into a cleanse, retailers should prepare shoppers for the following possible negative reactions warns Brenda Watson, ND, CNC, author of The Detox Strategy (Free Press, 2008) and president and founder of Palm Harbor, Fla.-based detox supplements manufacturer ReNew Life Formulas. By better preparing them, shoppers are more likely to stick to a cleanse and later experience its benefits.
Common cleansing reactions
At first, expect the body to respond to the mobilization of toxins with the following reactions:
- Flu-like symptoms
Note: If any effects persist, suggest shoppers contact a health care practitioner.
After a few days, shoppers can expect the following benefits:
- Bowel regularity
- Clearer thinking
- Weight loss
- Increased energy