detoxification

Eating More Wasabi Benefits Your Health

Wasabi is to sushi as ketchup is to fries. In addition to spicing up your California roll, this tasty Japanese condiment can boost your health and fight chronic diseases like osteoporosis. In fact, wasabi benefits abound. Want to prevent cavities? It can do that. How about reducing inflammation? It does … Read More

Liver Detox Tea as Part of Your DIY New Year’s Detox Cleanse

A New Year’s detox cleanse is the perfect way to improve your health, jump-start a weight loss program, or taper off chemicals such as: nicotine, caffeine, alcohol or over-the-counter medications. In part 1, you learned about the importance of the gastrointestinal tract in the body’s detoxification process and how to … Read More

Try the Elimination Diet to Detox for the New Year

Our bodies work daily to neutralize and eliminate toxins through the gastrointestinal tract, liver, kidneys, lungs, lymph and skin. But it’s the liver and gastrointestinal tract that perform the most important detoxification functions in the body. In fact, many illnesses are related to problems of the digestive and liver detoxification … Read More

Is Arsenic in Wine a Cause for Concern?

One of the oldest poisons known to humans is increasingly being found in high levels in wine. A new study of wines produced in the United States is the latest to show elevated levels of arsenic. This toxic heavy metal is linked to health risks even at low exposures. And … Read More

What Is Dioxin—and How Can We Prevent Dioxin Toxicity?

You may have heard the term without realizing its impact, so let's start by answering the obvious question: what is dioxin? Dioxin is a hormone-disrupting, cancer- and diabetes-causing toxic chemical now found in humans all over the world. Dioxin is formed during many industrial processes when chlorine or bromine is … Read More

Cauliflower Nutrition 101

For the common vegetable cauliflower nutrition and health benefits are sadly under-recognized and underappreciated. While its nutritional reputation may pale in comparison to that of broccoli and its other cruciferous cousins, cauliflower is actually a nutritional powerhouse. This low-calorie, low-carb, high-fiber food, much like the other cruciferous vegetables—broccoli, kale, Brussels … Read More

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