The Best Foods for Detox

The Best Foods for Detox

The Best Foods for Detoxification and Cancer Prevention When it comes to longevity, great health and cancer prevention, the best foods for detox are vegetables.  Vegetables are good for us in a vast number of ways. They provide dietary fiber, are low in fat, contain a rainbow of vitamins and minerals, and are packed with powerful cancer-fighting substances. […]

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How to Have More Energy

How to Have More Energy

Energy and Fatigue The first thing in understanding how the have more energy is understanding why we loose it in the first place.  Fatigue is a primary symptom of toxicity.  Reversing toxicity by undergoing a detox program will lead to more energy.  Detoxification liberates the body from an excess workload imposed on the body’s organs, primarily on the liver.  When this overload is […]

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Antioxidants for Maintaining Good Health

Antioxidants for Maintaining Good Health

The Importance of Antioxidants Antioxidants can cancel out the cell-damaging effects of free radicals.  You can read more about free radicals and their role in aging and illness here.  People who eat a healthy amounts of fruits and vegetables, which are good sources of antioxidants, have a lower risk of heart disease and some neurological diseases.  There […]

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Detox Supplements

Detox Supplements

Detoxification is not just about purging our blood, cells and organs of toxins. A good detox program is always nourishing as well as cleansing. Due to the diet limitations of many detox diets, our bodies may lack the proper nutrients for the full effect of the detox.  The most important aspect of any detox is to […]

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Toxins in Everyday Life

Toxins in Everyday Life We live in a sea of toxins.  Worldwide, exposure to chemical pollutants continues to increase, resulting in increased contamination of our air, water and food supply.  In the developed world wise laws have been passed and often even enforced which have led to reductions in air and water pollution of several […]

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How the Body Detoxifies Itself

How the Body Detoxifies Itself

Body Detox & Oxidation in the Body Understanding how the body detoxes itself is vital in starting a safe and effective detox diet for weight loss and better health. To begin, we credit Sidney MacDonald Baker, M.D. and Jeffrey S. Bland, Ph.D. for helping to make this biochemistry lesson understandable.  They both offer more extensive, yet […]

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How Detox Affects Weight Loss

How Detox Affects Weight Loss

Detox, Weight Loss and Toxicity A detox diet addresses the direct relationship between weight gain and body toxicity.  Toxins are stored in our fat cells and as the body grows more toxic, more fat is produced to store the additional toxins.  This is the body’s way of protecting the organs from being damaged by the toxins. Be aware that many weight loss diets […]

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Intestinal Cleansing

Intestinal Cleansing

Intestinal Cleansing & Your Health The intestines are the part of the body responsible for digestion.  Our intestines begin at the stomach and end at the colon, are almost 25 feet long (yes, 5 times the height of our body!) and are divided into two sections: the small intestine and the large intestine. The small intestine […]

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