A detox means the conscious abstention from that which is toxic to body, mind and soul. Depending on where you are on the path to wellness, you can take a detox as far – or as near – as you like, going from a simple food detox to a week’s vipasana and fasting retreat.

In the context of natural nutrition, a detox means the temporary removal of unhealthy or unhelpful foods from the diet for a certain period. Different people are affected differently by different foods, but certain foods, like sugar, wheat, alcohol and dairy, tend to have a stronger impact than others. Working with yourself and learning from your own experience what effect different foods have specifically on you is a powerful – and empowering – experience.

These days Vardit runs two types of detox services on demand: