Doing a Post-Holiday Physical Cleanse

During the holiday season, we can accumulate a lot of physical ‘residue.’

During the holiday season, we can accumulate a lot of physical ‘residue.’


Holiday foods are delicious, but they can be rich in fat and sugar. Holiday shopping can lead to stress and its many physical and emotional byproducts.


While the holidays are a blast, it’s always a good idea to do a post-holiday physical cleanse to ensure that your body is in tip-top shape come the new year. Here’s a quick guide for getting your body back in shape after the holidays.


  • Keep track of the food in your house. After the holidays, there’s likely to be plenty of cookies, sugary treats, and snacks leftover from Christmas. Gift these (or finish them) as quickly as possible, then make sure to only allow healthy food into your house for the next few months.

  • Eat your fiber. Fiber is found in fruits and vegetables, and is the most important nutrient for flushing toxins out of your body. Fiber picks up bile, which holds on to toxic byproducts - and if you don’t get your fiber, you won’t be able to get rid of these toxic compounds!

  • Start an exercise routine. New Year’s is a great time to start a new exercise routine, and doing so will keep your body in top shape.

  • Skimp on the evening meals. It’s harder for your body to digest food in the evening, so make your night-time meals small.

  • Stay hydrated. One of the best and most reliable ways to flush toxins out of your body is to drink plenty of water.


If you follow these tips, you’ll have no problem cleansing your body after the holiday season.