6 Small (but Effective) Ways to Detox Before Summer Hits

If you’re anything like us, you hear the word detox and run for the hills. While we’re all about healthy eating, a diet consisting of just juice is not in our vocabulary. But what if we told you that detoxing didn’t mean giving up food? To figure out how to detox in time for summer, because we all want to feel our best before hitting the beach, we reached out to a variety of experts for effective (and easy) summer detox tips that don’t require fasting.

Unlike cleanses that restrict certain foods and drinks to eliminate toxins through the digestive system, Jessi Lucatorto, an alternative medicine health coach and a trainer at Speir Pilates, says a detox is a lifestyle change that eliminates toxins through the liver and kidneys. And, while cleanses and detoxes are inherently different, they do have one thing in common: weight loss. But, that’s not the only reason to give a detox a try. According to Lucatorto, detoxes have been proven to reduce headaches, anxiety, depression, and joint pain.

For doable detox tips to start the summer season on a healthy note, keep on reading.