Why Create Your Own Detox Shot?


The purpose of the ‘KICK your HABIT’ campaign is to raise awareness of the complexities related to addiction and dependence. The campaign seeks to build awareness through experience; by challenging individuals within our communities and country to stop using one ‘thing’ for a week and experience, albeit briefly, what a substance-dependent might go through in treatment. With experience comes education and this is the ultimate aim of the campaign. Whether this ‘thing’ is caffeine, tobacco, chocolate, or even shopping, is entirely up to the individual’s discretion; however, it is important to consider your choice and select the habit that you can identify using on regular basis.


Continue reading for a complete list of how detox shots and beverages might benefit you.


1. Improves digestion

Detox shots and beverages feed your digestive system with healthy nutrients and act as an excellent laxative to aid in digestion. Detox beverages also promote improved liver function, which plays a significant role in digesting.


2. Energy boost

Foods that are high in fat weigh your body down with pollutants and make you feel lethargic. Detox shots and beverages remove toxins from the body and alleviate the stress that these foods place on the body.


3. Eases inflammation

Give your body a break by consuming light detox beverages instead of full-fledged heavy meals, and thus, lowering the free radicals in your body that can contribute to persistent inflammation and illness.


4. Improved skin

By lowering inflammation and purifying the body of excess toxins, detox shots and beverages reduce the appearance of aging. Environmental contaminants and chemical deposits on your skin cause wrinkles and dryness. Detox drinks with vitamin C-rich fruits cleanse your skin cells and provide you with revitalized, radiant skin.


5. Strengthen your immune system

Organs are strained by toxins. They are so preoccupied with removing toxins that they cannot execute their other activities as efficiently. These toxins are absorbed by detox drinks, allowing your organs to concentrate on their duties. This provides an enormous immune system boost.


Elim Clinic is asking all South Africans to join the challenge and to challenge each other during the week. Buy / order your KYH bandana to support our cause

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