Boiled water is more readily absorbed by the body, according to Dr. Vasant Lad, as compared to water that has not been previously boiled. Here, is a simple suggestion to help your body get rid of toxins and fat.

Bring filtered water to a boil. Pour it into a thermos (SIGG bottles are practical and nontoxic: Take it to work with you and sip the warm water all day long. Sipping warm water all day will boost your metabolism and help melt and liquefy toxins and fat. Add a ginger, licorice or tulsi tea bag to it for an extra zing! Avoid ice drinks, bottled juices and soda. Especially avoid cold milk.

Karyn Chabot graduated from Goddard College with her bachelor’s degree in alternative health in 1995. In 1997, she graduated and studied with Dr. Vasant Lad, B.A.M.S, at his school, The Ayurvedic Institute, in New Mexico. That same year, she also graduated from Universal Massage Therapeutics of New Mexico. During the past 23 years of working in the health industry, she became a licensed and nationally certified massage therapist and continuing-education provider for other massage therapists. In 1998, she became certified as a Ayur*Yoga Therapist, and later graduated from the Ayurveda-Yoga Institute of New York City. She then became certified as a master crystologist with the Taomchi Association of America, Reiki practitioner, certified Quantum Touch therapist and certified fitness trainer and nutritionist. She also holds certification as a Pancha Karma Therapist and Medical Thai Therapist.