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Have you ever thought that you’d like to do a cleanse, but were scared that it would be too hard? That it would be suffering? That you would be left hungry? Not necessary.

Detoxification Made SIMPLE

Perhaps you’ve been traveling over the summer or have slacked off on watching your food choices. Maybe you’ve been feeling sluggish or have been suffering from a health issue. Or possibly you recognize the importance of regular cleansing. Whatever your reason, fall is a great time to do a detoxification program.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), autumn is when the lungs and large intestines are most active. The TCM lungs and large intestines systems relate to allergies, skin disorders, immune issues, grief and sadness, elimination of wastes, and “letting go”.

SIMPLE is an acronym for the 6 basic steps, from Selecting a start date to Enjoying how great you feel.

S is for Select a date to start”

Just like any new plan you undertake, it’s important to choose a start date that works for you. That doesn’t mean that you have to wait for something perfect, but if you plan on starting a cleanse just before your best friend’s wedding, chances are you are setting yourself up to fail. Set yourself up for success and plan for success.

I is for Implement a plan”

Starting a cleanse doesn’t have to be complicated, but it usually is a change from your usual, so implement a plan on what you need to do, what you need to buy, what you need to avoid. You need to get the right supplements and food so that you’re ready to go. You need a list or at least a clear idea when you go grocery shopping. You might want some support from friends, your partner, and maybe a health professional, especially if you have health issues. You will want to figure out what you’ll do if you do have to eat out or if you’re too busy to cook.

M is for “Make it fit you”

I’m going to state something obvious. You’re all different from each other. No two of you are exactly alike, even if you’re related. For example, my starting point for the detox plan that I set my patients up with eliminates all dairy and all grains. This may be important for a cleanse. But, when I’m working with athletes, I often allow some grains. If I suspect gluten sensitivities, I make sure to exclude foods that would include that.

P is for “Preparation”

Now that you have your plan and it is set to work for you, you need to put that plan into action. Have everything ready before you start. If you don’t, you’re more likely to be challenged.

L is for List your reasons for doing a cleanse”

Motivation or lack thereof is often what determines success. You may “think” that a cleanse is a good idea, but what really motivates us is how we “feel”. Have you ever wanted to do something, new it would be smart to do it, but then lost your motivation partway through? Perhaps you got too busy. Perhaps you were bored. Perhaps you were too tired. Or maybe someone else told you it was a bad idea. If you feel that something is a good idea, write it down. Maybe you want to feel more energy (feel energized), maybe you want to stop worrying about your digestive system or skin or allergies (feel happy about your health), maybe you want to set a good example for your family (feel positive about your family’s health), maybe you want to kick start a new healthy way of living (feel hopeful about your future), etc.

E is for “Enjoy how good you feel!”

Why are you even considering doing a cleanse? For most it’s about feeling good! And most people do feel good or great after a cleanse. “Light”, “energized”, and “clearer” are some descriptive words that some of my patients have used.

JOIN US!

Luisa and Dr. Carr will be organizing our own SIMPLE Cleanse Team.

We are offering several different options for how we can help you with your cleanse:

Grade AAA

Program includes:

Dr. Carr

  • Initial Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) consultation (1 hour, $95 value)
  • TCM food cures list
  • Supplement assessment overhaul
  • Supplements for cleanse (value $150)
  • 2 acupuncture sessions (1 hour each, value $150)
  • 4 Far Infrared Sauna sessions (30 minutes each, value $100)

Luisa Rios

  • Grocery Tour & Healthy Pantry Makeover (90 minutes, value $150)
  • Personalized Meal Plan created based on Dr. Carr’s food recommendations (value $150)
  • Personal Chef Service for 2 weeks; all Monday-Friday lunch and dinner meals* bought, prepared, and delivered (*not including cost of food; value $350)

Combo package for Dr. Carr and Luisa Rios — $800 (value $1145)

Grade AA

Program includes:

Dr. Carr

  • Initial Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) consultation (1 hour, $95 value)
  • TCM food cures list
  • Supplement assessment overhaul
  • Supplements for cleanse (value $150)
  • 1 acupuncture session (value $75)

OR

  • 4 Far Infrared Sauna sessions (value $100)

Luisa Rios

  • Grocery Tour & Healthy Pantry Makeover (90 minutes, value $150)
  • Personalized Meal Plan created based on Dr. Carr’s food recommendations (value $150)

Combo package for Dr. Carr and Luisa Rios — $350 (valued at $470-545)

Grade A

Program includes:

Dr. Carr

  • Initial Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) consultation (1 hour, $95 value)
  • TCM food cures list
  • Supplement assessment overhaul
  • Supplements for cleanse (value $150)

Luisa Rios:

  • Grocery Tour & Healthy Pantry Makeover (90 minutes, value $150)

OR

  • Personalized Meal Plan created based on Dr. Carr’s food recommendations (value $150)

Combo package for Dr. Carr and Luisa Rios — $300 (valued at $395)

Dr. Carr’s TCM Packaged Plans

Acupuncture & Sauna Package:

Initial Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) consultation (1 hour, $95 value)

TCM food cures list

  • Supplement assessment overhaul
  • Supplements for cleanse (value $150)
  • 2 acupuncture sessions (1 hour each, value $150)
  • 4 Far Infrared Sauna sessions (30 minutes each, value $100)

$400 (valued at $495)

Acupuncture or Sauna Package:

  • Initial Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) consultation (1 hour, $95 value)
  • TCM food cures list
  • Supplement assessment overhaul
  • Supplements for cleanse (value $150)
  • 1 acupuncture session (value $75)

OR

  • 4 Far Infrared Sauna sessions (value $100)

$150 (valued at $170-245)

TCM Basics Package:

  • Initial Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) consultation (1 hour, $95 value)
  • TCM food cures list
  • Supplement assessment overhaul
  • Supplements for cleanse (value $150)

$200 (valued at $245)

Luisa Rios’ Packaged Plans

Full Food Service Package:

  • Grocery Tour & Healthy Pantry Makeover (90 minutes, value $150)
  • Personalized Meal Plan created based on Dr. Carr’s food recommendations (value $150)
  • Personal Chef Service for 2 weeks; all Monday-Friday lunch and dinner meals* bought, prepared, and delivered (*not including cost of food; value $350)

$500 (valued at $650)

Food Assist Package:

  • Grocery Tour & Healthy Pantry Makeover (90 minutes, value $150)
  • Personalized Meal Plan created based on Dr. Carr’s food recommendations (value $150)

$250 (valued at $300)

Note: Services are also available “A La Carte”

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