#336: 5 Critical Daily Detox Strategies + Signs to Look Out for When You Need to Dig Deeper into Testing with Dr. Wendie Trubow

If You Want to Detox Your Body, Mind, and Home, You Should:

  1. Optimize your food, water, sleep, stress, movement, and sugar intake on a daily basis
  2. Level up your personal care products and furniture when it is time for you to buy more
  3. Look into testing when your symptoms are not going away despite you trying everything else

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Episode Summary

I don’t know about you, but my body definitely needs a reset after the holidays. While doing a 14-day detox is great, detoxing your body on a daily basis consistently is the key to moving the needle when it comes to your health. While it may seem overwhelming at times, building habits to detox your body every single day isn’t as difficult as you might think.

Getting to the Bottom of Your Symptoms With Dr. Wendie Trubow

Wendie Trubow, M.D., MBA, is a functional medicine gynecologist. After a trip to Paris led to a host of medical problems due to the lead she was exposed to during the Notre Dame fire, she realized how many toxic chemicals women are exposed to daily. She is passionate about helping women optimize their health and their lives through functional medicine and detoxing the body to live their best lives.

Toxins Are Everywhere

Everything from the water we drink to the furniture we are sleeping on, and the cars we are driving, has the possibility of containing toxins. Toxins are so pervasive in our modern lives, but very few of us stop to think about the havoc that these toxins could be causing when it comes to our health. 

If you have done the work to optimize your water intake, food sources, alcohol, sugar, stress, and sleep and still aren’t seeing the results you are hoping for, toxins in your body could be to blame.

How to Simply and Easily Detox Daily

Some toxins in your body could have been there for years, while some may be present in your life right now. This is why it is important to get to the bottom of your toxic exposure so that you can make the changes you need to get your health back on track. 

While everybody is different when it comes to their toxic exposure, there are many things you can do to detox your body right now. You don’t necessarily have to do a massive overall of everything you come into contact with on a daily basis. But, making small changes can help you level up your health and alleviate the symptoms that ail you.

Are you ready to take action and detox your body daily? Share which of Dr. Wendie’s tips you are going to implement first with me in the comments below!


“If you are doing everything right, and you still have those problems, that deserves a look at toxins.” (11:24)

“It is only when you are in the process of needing something that you should be upgrading. Don’t throw out all of your cleaning supplies, all of your beauty supplies, wait until you are running out, and then level up.” (29:34)

“Try not to fill your pump up with toxins, and then do your best to get rid of them. But go one by one.” (33:08)

“Don’t take that statement ‘oh you are just getting older’, at face value. If someone says that to you… don’t accept it is just a function of aging, or you are just a hysterical woman. That is such bunk.”  (49:49)

“There is always a cause, and it is fixable. Definitely work with a functional medicine provider, because it’s fixable! Your health is not negotiable, and you matter.” (50:00)

In This Episode

  • Tips to help you detox your body, especially if you are still recovering from the holidays (14:07)
  • Specific supplements and treatments that we should all be doing for our general health (17:46)
  • How to avoid and reduce exposure to toxins in your home (21:37)
  • What to do if you feel overwhelmed by leveling up your toxic avoidance (31:08)
  • When you should start looking into testing your toxin levels (35:40)

Resources Mentioned

Use Promo Code ‘podcast’ to get 10% off your order at the Essentially Whole Store

Dr. Mariza’s 14-Day Hormone Detox

Free Level Up Your Detoxification Game Guide Here

Dirty Girl: Ditch the Toxins, Look Great, and Feel Freaking Amazing by Dr. Wendie Trubow and Ed Levitan

Five Journeys Website

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