Benefits of Dry Skin Brushing…Dr. Delrae Detox

Dr. DelRae Detox
Benefits of Dry Skin Brushing (detox)
Reasons for Dry Brushing
Regular dry brushing stimulates blood flow, eliminating toxins and removing
dead cells, it helps combat cellulite and encourages the regeneration of healthy
cells.
Skin and the Lymphatic System
The largest organ of the body is the skin. “The skin is so important in the process
of eliminating toxins, it is often called the third kidney,” according to an article
on NaturalNews.com. As the skin is brushed, the blood flow to that area is
increased, which in turn stimulates the area and helps remove toxins. It also aids
in sloughing off dead skin cells that give people a dull, lifeless appearance. The lymphatic system runs throughout the entire body. When you stimulate the skin
by brushing it, it promotes a stronger immune system.
Type of Brush
For the skin, a natural bristle brush with a long handle is the ideal tool.
How to Dry Brush
Start with dry skin before you begin brushing-preferably before a bath or
shower. Starting with the feet, brush toward the heart. Work your way up the
legs, buttocks and lower back, continuing to use upward strokes. Next, work on
the hands and arms, still brushing toward the heart. Brush over the shoulders,
over your chest (avoiding sensitive tissue around the nipples) and over the
abdomen. Holding onto the long handle, brush in circles over the back. You don’t
want to dry brush the face because the skin is tender and might become irritated.
The entire process should only take five to 10 minutes.
Drink Water After Brushing
Once you’ve dry brushed the entire body, drink at least eight ounces of filtered
water. This helps carry away the toxins you’ve just released by brushing.

These might be the best-tasting energy bites! I modified a recipe to increase
the protein content and decrease the sugar content!

Ingredients

1 scoop Fit Shake Powder
8 oz. (about 1 packed cup) chopped dates
1/4 cup raw honey
1 Tbsp. chia seeds (optional)
1 Tbsp. ground flax seeds
pinch of salt
1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats (dry, not cooked)
1 cup shelled pistachio nuts
1 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup white chocolate chips or dark chocolate chips (optional)
Directions:

Combine the Fit Shake, dates, honey, chia seeds, flax seeds and salt in a food processor, and pulse until smooth and combined. You should be able to stir the mixture – if it is too thick, add in another tablespoon or two of honey.

Transfer the mixture to a large bowl, and stir in the oats, pistachios, dried cranberries, and white chocolate chips until evenly combined. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Once the mixture is cool (and easier to work with), use a spoon or cookie scoop to shape it into your desired size of energy balls. Alternately, you can line a small baking pan with parchment paper, and press the mixture evenly into the pan, let it cool, and then cut into bars.

Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. (Storing them in the refrigerator especially helps the energy bites hold their shape.)

Quick 9 minute full body workout
 
Karen:

Hi Dr. Delrae,

I’m having a hard time sticking to a healthy diet on the
weekends. Do you have any tips?

Dr. DelRae:

Hi Karen!

I know how you feel! Weekends are busy. Traveling,
family, kids activities and social gatherings are all
great distractions when you’re detoxing and trying to
eat a better diet. I highly recommend preparing some of
my homemade protein bars or energy balls to take with
you while you are on-the-go. They not only taste great,
but always satisfy my hunger so I’m not reaching for
convenient, processed food.

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