Sunday, April 3, 2016

The Ultimate Guide to Heavy Metal Detoxing

Detoxing and cleansing has increased in popularity in recent years. More and more people are coming to the realization that our environment, our food sources, and even our water, contains harmful chemicals and heavy metals which harm our body in immeasurable ways. Fortunately, there are measures which may be taken to reduce these harmful chemicals. Also, a number of all natural supplements may be utilized to help minimize the effects of these metals in the body.

First, you must determine if you have any of the following symptoms of heavy metal toxicity? Some of the symptoms include:

Chronic fatigue
Autoimmune diseases
Neurological disorders
Brain fog
Depression, Bipolar Disorder, or Anxiety

A Diet for Detox:
  1. Chia Seeds: Chia seeds and flax are rich in Omega 3’s, cleanse the colon, and reduce inflammation.
  2. Water: Drink plenty of water to help flush out any toxins while on the diet.
  3. Garlic and Onions: These vegetables contain sulfur which is key for detoxing the liver of lead or arsenic.
  4. Cilantro: Cilantro and other green vegetables are essential for detoxing because they reduce the buildup of harmful mercury in the body.
  5. Foods Rich in Vitamin C: Foods rich in Vitamin C help promote harmful toxicity by acting as an antioxidant.

Foods to Avoid:
  1. Alcohol: Alcohol is harmful to the body and damages the liver which makes it more difficult than necessary for your body to rid of toxins.
  2. Additives: Additives are simply chemicals which amplify the symptoms associated with heavy metal toxicity.
  3. Non-Organic Foods: Non-organic foods contains pesticides which amplify toxicity symptoms.
  4. Food Allergens: When eating foods your body is allergic to, your body is then unable to detoxify naturally.
  5. Farmed Fish: Farmed fish are high in heavy metals and are very toxic.

Natural Supplements for Detoxification
  1. Chlorella (4-8 caps daily): Chlorella reacts in the body as a chelator which detoxifies heavy metals.
  2. Vitamin C (3000 mg daily): Vitamin C helps to reduce free radicals.
  3. Cilantro (tincture 2x per day)
  4. Milk Thistle (150 mg 2 X daily): Milk thistle aids in detoxification of the liver.
  5. Probiotics (50 billion units daily): Boosts immunity of the gut


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