Alternatives To The Traditional Organic Detox GREEN SMOOTHIE

We all know that every major food brand today is creating a detox product… and they are all green and “not-so-yummy” tasting {or looking for that matter}. Sometimes these green smoothies are very artificial (made with concentrated juices etc.) and aren’t even organic/natural.

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Often these detox green smoothies are dyed green to give the illusion of being super healthy and  natural.

Have you ever considered an alternative product to the green smoothie? There are some great detox tea’s (also called “teatox” teas) that are 100% organic on the market right now which we highly recommend! Why are we recommending them? Well, there are natural ingredients in them some tea’s {we highly recommend Ultra Skinny Tea} that work miracles for your skin and body. These herbs and dried fruits (found in the teas) include juniper berries, cinnamon, fennel, clovers, burdock root, ginger, and you name it!


Controversial Additives in Organic Food

Additives in food have been around for thousands of years. The most widely used food additives in North America include sugar, salt and corn syrup. In total, nearly 3000 substances are used as food additives. Another 12,000 find their way into our food supply indirectly, including pesticides!

Many dairy products contain Carageenan. This food  additive is now linked to colon cancer.

Many dairy products contain Carageenan. This food additive is now linked to colon cancer.

With thousands of additives, how do we know which ones are safe? Most of us don’t have hours on end to read all the labels on food products in the grocery store. All products surely contain some form of food additive…even food products known to be “organic”. After all, the organic food industry makes 30-billion-a-year, so tweaking the standards and rules is only fair game for most of the big players.

Recently, one of the largest Organic and Standards Programs in the United States was questioned.[i] As their board started to include more of corporate America’s fortune 500 companies, the ingredients that were becoming acceptable on the list of “certified organic” products became questionable.

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