Do You Need a Detox?

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  • Do you have trouble losing weight?

  • Do you catch every cold and flu you come into contact with?  

  • Do you have aches and pains in various parts of your body?

  • Do you have trouble either falling asleep or staying asleep and just feel tired most of the day?  

  • Does your digestion system create havoc in your day – bloating, gas, constipation or diarrhea?

  • Do you suffer from mood swings, headaches, feel unwell and look like you’ve just lost your spark?

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If you answered yes to any of these questions, it may be a sign that a detox is just what you really need!

So, what is a detox?

We are surrounded daily by many toxins, making it almost impossible to avoid them.  These toxins can come from the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink, chemicals and sprays, cosmetics, deodorant's, home cleaning products, shampoo’s, and so on.  Plus, toxins are also in our walls, furniture, electronics, cars and more! 

Whilst our clever bodies are designed to flush out toxins after processing them (via the kidneys and liver), our modern world can put an extra toll on our body, meaning it needs some help to ‘clear out the junk’.

What a detox can do

A detox helps your body work more effectively by processing the toxins naturally and safely.  It’s a bit like how you need to give your car a service or ‘tune-up’ each year – to help it run more efficiently.

A detox helps all those nasty toxins and substances that can cause aches, pains, tiredness, low immunity, poor sleep, low mood, weight gain etc. to be released.


Once you have effectively released those toxins in a way that is right for you, you will have:

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Sounds pretty amazing, right?

Maybe you live a life where you eat organic food you have grown yourself, live in a place with minimal toxic exposure, make your own cleaning and cosmetic products and walk or ride a bicycle instead of using your car. 


Or, if you’re like most people, maybe you don’t.


So, take this quiz to find out if you could benefit from a detox.


Note down the number by each answer that best describes your situation.  You may want to do this on paper, a calculator or on a spreadsheet like Excel.  You will then total up these numbers to get your result.

Tiredness, fatigue, exhaustion or energy crashes:


  1. Never

  2. Often

  3. All the time


Illnesses like colds and the flu:


  1. Never

  2. Often

  3. Constantly

Achy joints and inflammation:


  1. Never

  2. Often

  3. All the time

Your sleep:


  1. Perfect

  2. Okay most of the time

  3. Not well

Skin breakouts, acne on face or body:


  1. Never

  2. Now and again, mild

  3. Often – breakouts, puffiness, clogged, irritation

Brain fogginess, lack of focus, etc.:


  1. Never – have clear thinking and focus

  2. Once in a while

  3. Often

Mood swings:


  1. Never, always stable

  2. Usually during ‘that time of the month’

  3. Often – anxious, depressed, up and down

Cravings, especially sugar, fat, salt:


  1. Never

  2. Often

  3. All the time

Digestive issues, like gas, bloating, uncomfortable belly after certain foods, reflux:


  1. Never

  2. Sometimes

  3. Often



  1. Never

  2. Sometimes

  3. Often

Food and drinks:


  1. 90% organic

  2. 50% organic

  3. Never organic

Processed foods:


  1. Hardly ever

  2. Sometimes

  3. 5 or more times per week

How often do you drink alcohol?


  1. Never or once a week

  2. 2-4 times per week

  3. 5 of more drinks per week

Daily water consumption:


  1. 8 or more glasses of plain water a day

  2. 4-7 glasses of plain water a day

  3. Hardly ever drink it

Exercise regime:


  1. 3 or more times per week

  2. 1-2 times per week

  3. Hardly ever or none



  1. 0-2 times per month

  2. 1 or more times per week

  3. 1 or more every day



  1. Never

  2. Sometimes or once in a while

  3. Smoke regularly or live/work with others who smoke

How often do you drink coffee/black tea/fizzy drinks/energy drinks?


  1. Never

  2. 1-2 per day

  3. 3 or more a day

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Now, let's get your results!

Add up all the numbers you noted down to see your result:




18 – 27    You’re doing good, so keep doing what you’re doing!

28 - 36     You would definitely benefit from a detox


37 - 54     Girlfriend, it's a detox emergency!


If you're results came out above a 27, it shows that your body is striving for balance. 

Signs, symptoms and feelings are all ways to tap into your health.  If your body is telling you that things are out of whack, it's time to take action.    


A detox for your body type can help give your body the nutrition and self-care support needed to regain balance.   

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Are you ready to find out about the most amazing personalised online detox programme that is based uniquely on you and not for the masses? 

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