KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Getting healthy often tops the list of New Year's resolutions.
Nature's Own Health Store manager Laura Fleming said this time of year her customers are ready for a cleanse.
Fleming said that body cleansers are her top sellers at the start of every New Year because people want to start 2013 detoxifying their body. But the detox is not for everyone.
"I usually tell people they might have a detox reaction,” Flemming said. “So I tell them to take the first few days off work and take some time to themselves.”
This time of year, gyms also see a boost in membership. Many people choose to sweat their way to a new look and a healthier lifestyle.
"Improving themselves is part of the process," YMCA’s Bill Blunck said. "At this location, we will get somewhere around 50 new members, and hopefully, keep the ones that we have."
Adrienne Greenlee has had a membership at the YMCA since 2006.
She said it's great to see the new members excited about getting in shape, but the enthusiasm dwindles around March.
"I do a class downstairs, it is called ultra fit. It is like a cross-fit type class and about this time of the year it gets really busy, then it will fade off," Greenlee said.
So whether you prefer hitting the gym or investing in a product with a promise, your New Year's resolution may equal a boost for business.
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