I’ve always been tempted to try a detox, and after a holiday weekend in which my liver was working overtime, this seemed like the perfect time to start. There are so many detoxes out there, with mixed results, but when we recently found Thorne supplements and products, which are used by Olympic athletes, I knew we’d landed on the right partner. At Glo Derma, we’ve made a serious commitment to helping members of our community get their bodies looking and performing at their best. That’s why we introduced vitamin drips, micronutrient testing, and Wellness 360, as well as our smoothies with all-natural ingredients. It’s the reason we partnered with Boss Events for the Run Now Wine Later 5K and Festival in New Hope and Crossfit Generation’s Affiliate Summer Slam—we want you to be healthy, fit, and feeling great.
Thorne supplements are the real deal—they have the highest level of certification by NSF International (NSF Certified for Sport designation), which helps athletes safely identity everything they’re putting in their bodies. Thorne is the first-ever partner of USA Triathlon and they’ve partnered with the Mayo Clinic in the clinical trials of a variety of supplements. In addition to the vitamin supplements, which we’re going to offer at Glo Derma and as part of the Wellness 360 program, Thorne offers a 10-day and 21-day detoxification that provides essential nutrients and botanicals you need to support efficient cleansing, which is exactly what my body needs right now. Yesterday, the whole Glo Squad started the 10-day MediClear detox, and we want you to join us so we can experience the benefits together.
What we love about it: So many detoxes involve too many subtractions, additions, and steps. This is simple. It’s intended to give the body a break from the potential allergens we consume on a regular basis, so it does ask you to cut out gluten, alcohol, caffeine, and refined sugars. However, this detox is not a diet—you’re not supposed to starve yourself. MediClear is a rice and pea protein-based nutritional supplement, with a complete multiple vitamin-mineral profile and additional detoxification cofactors. You just mix in two scoops of protein with water or nut milk and drink it before breakfast and dinner.
Why we need it: We know there are more allergens and pollutants in the air we breathe and the food we eat than ever before, and the result is a buildup of toxins in our systems. This takes a tremendous toll on our organs, especially our livers. In addition to this ever-increasing toxic load we ask our bodies to carry, the overconsumption of fats and sugars, and our reliance on nutrient-depleted vegetables, grains, fruits, and antibiotic- and hormone-laden meats. Our bodies are often operating on inadequate nutrients to handle metabolic processes and detoxification.
I know we can do this, and it’s going to make us feel so good. We want you to experience this detox, too, to get the benefits for your own body. Gather your squad and detox together. To help each other and keep us accountable, we are taking turns shopping for healthy foods and meals to make it a little easier. We’ll keep you updated on our progress (the good, the bad, and the ugly), and we want you to do the same. Look for our updates during the next 10 days, and share your success (and frustrations) on Facebook and Instagram (#glotox).