The Master Cleanse News Digest For The Week Ending 03.10.13

The Master Cleanse News Digest is a weekly curation of the best articles of the week about Master Cleanse and it’s pertaining topics.

From holistic healing to detox and cleansing to personal health and development, this article will bring you all you need to know about your favorite cleanse.

This article is put together thoughtfully and thoroughly throughout the week by one of The Master Cleanse writers, Sonya Solomonovich.

Holistic Healing

Natural Remedies to Relieve Stress

diabetesyogaDr. John Tilden, who is considered by some to be the originator of American naturopathy, is the author of a book called Toxemia Explained. Toxemia is what happens when the bodily tissues are inflamed and mucous cannot be cleared out of the body. This usually occurs as a result of stress.

Because we live in an environment that causes increased stress, it’s not enough simply to follow the basics of good nutrition and exercise. There are some specific supplements and remedies that can decrease our stress levels and help us avoid disease in the future.

To read more about these natural remedies, head over to the Natural News website

Get Rid of Acne Naturally

acneAcne occurs most often in our teenage years because of hormonal changes, but it can stay with some people into their adult life. For those suffering from recurring acne, this could be a sign of imbalance in the body. Having a healthy diet is the best way to get rid of acne and restore balance to your system.

While there are cases of acne that arise occasionally due to hormonal changes, these are usually not lasting. The really persistent cases of acne are usually due to a lack of nutrients and poor liver or intestinal health.  There can also be some cases when better skin care is needed. Here are a few tips to help you relieve that persistent case of acne.

To read more about how to get rid of acne, head over to Reboot with Joe

Cleansing Diet

A 7-Day Raw Foods Cleanse for Women

628x471This delicious cleanse designed by raw food and detox expert Nwenna Kai was created specifically for women. It can be done by anyone around the world and will guide people to optimal mind, body and spirit.

It teaches you how to integrate a balanced raw food diet into your life. The results are increased energy, weight loss, clearer skin, and better digestion.

To read more about this cleanse, head over to

Nutrition Expert2013-03-04-IMG_0629550x413 Enjoys Cleansing Resort

Culinary nutrition expert Meghan Pearson reflects on her stay in Hacienda del Sol, a Costa Rican retreat where she found peace and harmony. The cleansing program includes juice cleanses and enemas, but for those who don’t want to go quite that far, there is vegetarian food and nutrition workshops with cooking academy founder Meghan Telpner.

The Hacienda experience includes a fairly laid-back program: “Seven days of 8 a.m. yoga, 10 a.m. brunch, 11 a.m. food talks, and then free time galore. Hours spent hammock swaying in the sunlight, hiking to the nearby beaches (20 minutes each way for one, 40 minutes for the other, all uphill I swear), chilling in the Buddha hall with my personal yoga practice, clay baths, and massages.”

To read more about this cleansing retreat, head over to HuffPost Travel

Healthy Food

Interview with Food Blogger Laura Wright

laura-wright-first-messLaura Wright is a healthy food blogger with a unique take on cooking and a flair for writing and photography. The recipes in her blog, The First Mess, “can be described as healthy, rustic and always adventurous.”

In her interview with Diets in Review, Laura describes her approach to healthy eating as “rather seasonal, going along with what my body needs/wants throughout the year. I try to think about how the food will satisfy me in a whole body/mind sense – aesthetically, nutritionally, ease of preparation etc.”

To read more about Laura Wright, head over to Diets in Review

How Resistant Starches Are Different from Other Carbs

resistant-starch“The term, resistant starch, is not something many are familiar with, but it is commonly found in all types of plant-based foods. Resistant starch is exactly what it sounds like—it resists being digested right away,” says Nicole German, RD.

“Resistant starches are quite complex, so this may be why they have not been covered by the media extensively. But, today, I will explain to you why you should eat these starches and enjoy foods like bananas while still losing weight!”

To read more about resistant starches, head over to dietblog

Detox Diet

Quick Detox to Get You in Shape for Spring

quick-detox-dietWith March bringing in warmer weather and the beginning of spring, it’s the perfect time to prepare your body for wearing short skirts and sleeveless tops. A quick detox and weight loss program is called for.

As your body detoxes, it becomes so much easier to lose weight. Below are a few very successful detox plans to choose from. From fitness to juicing, these detox plans are proven across the board.

To read more about these detoxes, head over to Guest of a Guest

 Jim Carrey Feels “Blissful” with Detox Diet

PANews+BT_N0241451362742824037A_I1Although the 51-year-old actor had reported that he hated hated dieting to get in shape for his role in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, he says he now feels happy and blissful with his detox diet. Carrey has ditched wheat, dairy, coffee, soda, and alcohol.

He tweeted: “Clarity! Contentment! Youthfullness! Longevity! This diet, though tough at first,gives me that! I eat eggs meat fish n veggies cooked in olive oil fruits nuts water tea wth honey or stevia gluten free crckrs n almond butter 4 snack.”

To read more about Jim Carrey’s diet, head over to the Belfast Telegraph

Alternative Health

How a Cat or Dog Benefits Babies’ Health

1229741.largeWhile some parents are concerned about a cat or dog being bad for their baby’s health, a recent study shows that in fact these pets could be beneficial. Babies and infants who can boast having a pet in their home are actually not sick as often as those without pets.

For example, youngsters living with a dog in their house were 44 percent less likely to develop an ear infection. While pets do increase the amount of bacteria around the house, this may actually be a good thing as the child’s immune system is better able to develop by being exposed to them.

To read more about the effect of pets on babies, head over to

Reduce Symptoms of MS with Massage Therapy

massage-therapyMassage therapy is a good way to relieve the symptoms multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms such as pain and numbness.  Experts say that massage therapy is not a cure but rather an option for dealing with the symptoms of MS.

“Don’t expect massage therapy to cure your MS. It is not meant to be a treatment or have any lasting effects, but it can improve your mood and your quality of life,” a licensed clinical massage therapist, Salif Bishop, MLT stated. 

To read more about massage therapy, head over to Counsel&Heal

Lose Weight Fast

Getting in Shape for Spring

the-master-cleanse-lose-weight-fastIt’s almost spring, and bikini season is soon to follow. It’s time to “debloat and detox” by replacing comfort food with fruits and salads.

As Leta Shy of SugarFit advises, having a structured weight loss program is best: “If your larger goal is to drop a few pounds, start by writing in a food journal every day to record the holes and excesses in your diet.”

To read more on getting in shape for spring, head over to FitSugar

How to Lose Weight Despite Food Cravings

eating-cakesAnyone who has dieted knows that food cravings can be downright irresistible. So would it be all that bad if we didn’t resist them? Sometimes giving in a little can actually help you maintain your diet without going on an all-out binge.

Create an “A list” of favorite foods you definitely must eat even when you’re on a health kick, like chocolate for example. Keep it in the house and allow yourself a small amount each day.

To read more about food cravings, head over to

Juice Fast

Camp Reboot Offers a Five-Day Juicing Getaway

the-master-cleanse-juice-cleanseFor those interested in taking some time off and devoting it solely to cleansing, Reboot with Joe is now offering a retreat from July 28th through August 2nd. Joe and his team will be there to support you and offer you plenty of guidance and advice. You don’t have to make your own juice, and all the cleanup and preparation will be done for you!

This juicing retreat is set in Rhinebeck, New York by a pleasant lakeside. It accommodates a variety of budges and includes yoga and fitness areas as well as a wellness center offering relaxation massage.

 To read more about Camp Reboot, head over to Reboot with Joe

“Manly” Esquire Writers Are Juicing

esq-juice-cleansing-prMMLT-art“We know the perception of the Esquire staff is steak-gobbling he-men,” writes Anna Peele, “but if you look in our fridge, you will see bottles and growlers of low-calorie, vitamin-rich juice. It’s true: Esquire cleanses. Openly.”

“LizzyJaysJuice founder Casey Sabol claims juicing’s ease of digestion allows maximum vitamin intake because ‘the longer it takes to assimilate food you eat, the fewer nutrients your body absorbs,’ and there’s a lot of talk about the importance of giving your digestive system a rest. But the real reason to consume half of your typical caloric intake in liquid vegetable form is to shrink your gut and give your body a respite from its usual bacchanal of caffeine, alcohol, and processed food.”

To read more about this writer’s juice fast, head over to Esquire

Personal Development

Inspiring Facts about Women’s History Month

1232127.largeThroughout history, men have been considered the primary movers and shakers, and women’s role in history often went untold. Because March 8th is International Women’s Day, March was also chosen to be Women’s History Month in the U.S.

This year, there is also a special occasion to celebrate as it marks the 100th anniversary of the famous march on Washington by suffragettes demanding women’s right to vote. 

To read more about women’s history month, head over to

How Mundane Tasks Can Help Creativity

Mar13_daydream-believers-384x240Thomas Mann once said, “Thoughts come clearly as one walks.” He could have also added that thoughts come clearly as one performs boring, everyday tasks. A study from the University of California, Santa Barbara has shown that these mundane tasks can be the gateways to creative thinking.

“Mind-wandering may metaphorically stir the creative pot, causing the mind to jump from one idea to the next, and in so doing encourage unconscious associations,” explains Jonathan Schooler, PhD, professor of psychology at UC Santa Barbara.

To read more about kick-starting your creativity, head over to Experience Life!

Health Management

Essential Spices, Foods, and Home Remedies 

home-remediesHere are just a few spices, foods, and home remedies that can help restore your health in the present as well as create a healthier start for the future.

From lowering your cholesterol and relieving inflammation to reducing your risk of allergies, autoimmune disease, neurological problems, and chronic illness, these foods are a must-have in order to ensure good health for years to come.

To read more about these home remedies, head over to the Natural News website

The Implications of Eating Junk Food

Mar13_how-junk-food-inflames-us-384x240The results of a recent study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill show that regularly eating junk food is the top cause of tissue inflammation.

The research was led by Liza Makowski, PhD, assistant professor of nutrition at UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health. Makowsky suggests snacking on healthy snacks such as nuts and seeds and that one should “keep junk food high in sugar, trans fats and salt — and low in vitamins and fiber — to an occasional treat.”

To read more about how junk food causes inflammation, head over to Experience Life!

Self Care

What to Do if You “Woke Up On the Wrong Side of the Bed”

wakingupcrpdWaking up in a bad mood can affect your whole day, but you can do many things to counteract “wrong side of the bed syndrome” so that the blues will be gone by lunchtime.

Maybe on this day you can treat yourself to something good. First of all, getting something to eat always helps. Then think of what you’re going to wear; this could be the day to try out that bold accessory like a colorful purse or scarf. And of course, music can have a huge effect on your mood, so start the day with some happy tunes.

To read more about how to fix a bad morning mood, head over to PsychCentral

How to Maintain Healthy Muscles

healthy-musclesThere are many health hazards to watch out for as we grow older, not least of them being sarcopenia. While this sounds like the name of a mythological monster, it is in fact the medical term for loss of muscle mass, and it literally means “poverty of flesh.”

These tips will help you reduce silent inflammation overall. The benefits of this include not only maintaining healthy muscles but also reducing the risks of other serious health issues.

To read more about maintaining healthy muscles, head over to

What was your favorite article in the The Master Cleanse News Digest? Are there other articles about The Master Cleanse you read this week that you want to share? Let us know in the comments below!

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