4 Easy Ways to Convert to a Natural and Healthy Lifestyle

If you are one of the many people seeking information on how to start living a more natural lifestyle to promote good health, then read on. The trend is growing by leaps and bounds, so I thought I would share some information I found on how to get started down the right path.

There are many areas that you can focus on to convert your lifestyle to a natural way of life. In this article I am going to concentrate on health.

These are easy steps to get you on your way.

Detoxification to Cleanse the Body

Detoxification of the colon is gaining in popularity, mainly because we have all seen by now how our diets and the environment can abuse our system. So, the search is on to find the right product or method to cleanse the colon of harmful waste.

I found that there are three reliable methods to help the body rid itself of unnecessary, and at times, harmful waste just sitting there. These methods include colon hydrotherapy, natural minerals or supplements, and diet.

Colon hydrotherapy is a method performed by a certified, or licensed professional. Water is thrust into the colon, and the waste escapes through a secure sewage line.

All natural detoxifiers, such as Zeolite, are often a powdered mineral supplement, created to support and encourage good health, while acting as a subtle detoxifier. When reading the Zeolite reviews, I discovered that it’s a product that is well liked by those who prefer a more natural way to detox.

There are many detoxification diets you could also try. They typically consist of some fasting, juicing, and limitations of specific foods. Here is a partial list of foods to avoid during you detox period:

  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Wheat
  • Sweeteners

As I stated above, this is just a partial list. Also, there are several diets you could choose from, so you might want to search to see which would work best for you.

Alternative Pain Treatments

It seems like everyone you talk to these days has a bad back, neck, or arthritis somewhere in their body. However, there is also an epidemic of pain medication addiction as well. Even if you don’t have the desire to go all natural in the rest of your life, this is one area to consider using alternative methods, to avoid the possibility of addiction.

Heat packs and infrared lighting have both been known to help with pain. There are handheld units that you can easily use at home, rather than being inconvenienced by having to run to the doctor’s all the time.

Acupuncture is gaining respect, even within the medical field as an alternative treatment for pain. Even though it looks painful when you see it done, it’s not. It’s actually a comfortable process.

Another alternative method is hypnosis. There are many afflictions treated with hypnosis such as smoking, weight loss, and even pain. I know of someone who found significant relief.

Alternative medicine and treatment is just like traditional medicine. Make sure you are working with someone, or something, that is reliable and reputable. Ask for references, and look for reviews online.

Natural Skin Care Products

As we age, the first place we notice our age is our face. I have had a couple mornings when I’m wondering who that person is looking back at me, only to realize that my skin is no longer the skin I had in my teens.

It doesn’t matter how old we are, skin care is important, if we want to keep it looking and feeling its best. I have actually had days when my face hurt, because it was so dry. So, I definitely know the need for skin care.

When going natural, skin care is probably the easiest to change. Natural products have been known to be wonderful for the skin for decade. I remember putting mayonnaise on my face once, to give it moisture. It worked, but I didn’t like the smell while it sat.

However, there are several natural products on the market now, including anti-aging skin care products. Just look around for which products will work well for your skin, and your budget, and remember, it’s never too early to start.

Eating Organic

Organic foods are produced with methods that do not use any synthetic pesticides, or chemical fertilizers. They are also produced without irradiation, or chemical food additives. In other words, it’s free of chemicals and unnatural products of any kind.

I have noticed the organic food section at the market continues to expand. The reason why is because more and more people are introducing organic foods into their diet. Perhaps it’s just a little at a time, and working their way up to an all natural diet. Either way, the evidence is the amount being sold.

In Closing

I hope I have shared some information to help you in your quest to convert to a more natural and healthy lifestyle. This is a limited list of things you can do, but it’s a start. Good luck!


Melissa Cameron is a freelance writer, who through her articles, provides valuable tips and advice for her readers, often on how to save money, or ways make our lives easier. Melissa is in her early 30’s, married with 2 young children, living in Austin Texas. She loves to search the internet for new ideas and deals, and just recently discovered Twitter.

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