Is Activated Charcoal the New Kale? Here’s How To Detox! – Saturday Strategy


Is Activated Charcoal the New Kale? Here’s How To Detox! – Saturday Strategy

You wanna detox but you don’t know where to start? All the pills and potions are making your head spin – wayyyyy too many options to choose from?

Let’s keep it simple. In today’s Saturday Strategy, I am going to show you a simple and satisfying drink to help get you on the right track… without all the fuss.

Let’s do this!

Activated Charcoal

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If you’re serious about detoxing, activated charcoal should be your secret weapon.  

Activated charcoal is especially made for medicinal purposes.  It is one of the world’s oldest detoxifying remedies and has been used for thousands of years in Chinese, Ayurvedic AND Western medicine!

It initiates a phenomenon called “adsorption” because of its electric charge.  In other words, it’s a miracle at purging all the bad toxins out of your body.  

Today, we’re gonna make some activated charcoal lemonade.  We are going to show the world how amazing it can be.

So what in the world is activated charcoal and why would you want to drink it?

Activated charcoal is natural charcoal that has been treated in order to increase its ability to bind to toxins.

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It is NOT the same charcoal that you find on the BBQ grill so please don’t go drinking that!

Activated charcoal is a potent natural treatment used to trap toxins and chemicals in the body so that they can then be flushed out easily. Emergency rooms often use it when people have swallowed poison.

Studies have found that activated charcoal can:

Taking activated charcoal is a great way to help your body thrive in a world filled with toxins!

Now, be warned – this stuff is blacker than your morning coffee!  

Charcoal Lemonade


  • 16 oz of filtered water
  • 1 organic lemon
  • 1-2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1-2 capsules of activated charcoal
  • 1 pinch of Himalayan salt
  • Fresh herbs like thyme, rosemary, or basil (optional) 


  1. Squeeze lemon into the water in a measuring cup.
  2. Add salt and maple syrup.
  3. Mix it until all is dissolved.
  4. Pour ⅔ of the mix to a mason jar.
  5. Open the capsules and add the charcoal powder into the remaining water.
  6. Mix the charcoal and the water.
  7. Add it to the mason jar with the lemon water.
  8. Mix it well.
  9. Add herbs if desired.
  10. Enjoy! 

You can drink this stuff to help cleanse your body after easy processed or junk food, when you’re feeling bloated, when you feel moody, if you’re indulging in alcoholic beverages (like during the holidays) and some say it even helps with jet lag.

Remember to drink plenty of extra water on days you use activated charcoal so that you don’t get dehydrated. And keep in mind thst detoxing can have some side effects as your body purges the nasty crap you’ve got bottled up inside your body.

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Headaches, pimples, constipation, fatigue… all common. But as you release the junk, these things dissipate too so don’t quit!

Another great helper for detoxification is green juice. And if you are like me and on the go all the time, having an on-the-go option is a huge blessing. If you haven’t already tried our Organifi Green Juice, grab your bottle or our GoPacks at

As always – remember, we’re in this together.


Drew Canole

Drew Canole

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Drew Canole is a rockstar in the world of fitness, nutrition and mindset, with a huge heart for others and doing his part to transform the world, one person at a time.

As the founder and CEO of Fitlife.TV, he is committed to sharing educational, inspirational and entertaining videos and articles about health, fitness, healing and longevity. He is also a best selling author and the founder of Organifi, an organic, incredibly delicious greens powder, chock-full of superfoods to make juicing easy no matter your busy schedule.
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