"Detoxing" with a raw diet while b/fing - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-31-2011, 01:12 AM - Thread Starter
 
mommy212's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Tacoma, WA
Posts: 620
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I am planning to start a raw diet pretty cold turkey, because gradual transitions don't work very well with me, I give myself too much wiggle room... anyways, I have heard there is usually a detox process at the beginning, and I am worrying that the toxins will go through my milk... Any experience or articles or something about this? LO is almost 18 months and still nursing a lot during the day, but I can feed him more soy milk if there is a chance my milk will be unsafe

mommy212 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-12-2011, 07:22 PM
 
Abarat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 776
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I was well past nursing when I went raw, but here's my opinion for what it's worth.

 

Personally I wouldn't worry about it unless I was going from a diet of highly processed foods, lots of fast foods, etc.  If you already eat a relatively healthy diet and don't add a ton of junk (like artificial sweeteners, etc.) to your system on a regular basis I think your milk will be just fine.  Just be sure to drink plenty of water, healthy juices, etc. to help flush stuff from your system and it wouldn't hurt to add some DE (diatomaceous earth) to a daily smoothie/juice to help clean out your system as well so most of the toxins go down the drain, not through your skin and milk.


loving a small homestead with DH and DS (12/2005) keeping it natural, frugal and back to basics :
Abarat is offline  
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off