15 Simple Ways To Reduce Toxins In Your Life

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Every day, we’re exposed to toxins, from our food, water and air! Our body therefore, has a built in, efficient detoxification system which works 24/7, through our liver, gut, skin, kidneys and lungs. The liver, our main filtration system, has two detoxification phases, and each is very important. The Phase 1 pathway leads to the […]

Just Beet It: Part One

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What’s New and Beneficial About Beets Beets are a unique source of phytonutrients called betalains. Betanin and vulgaxanthin are the two best-studied betalains from beets, and both have been shown to provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support. The detox support provided by betalains includes support of some especially important Phase 2 detox steps involving glutathione. […]

Coming Clean With A Simple Diet Detox

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Many of you are still looking to follow through on your New Year’s resolutions, to start out with a clean slate and a clean belly. But how? Detoxification is a natural part of our body’s daily functions. As living organisms, we are constantly taking in fresh forms of nourishment and eliminating the components that have […]

Are Supporters Of Excess Heat & Sweat In Yoga Class Just Full Of Hot Air?

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Yoga-Sauna. Many yogis love heat and sweat. Others do not. The claim: “sweat” is good for you because it “purifies” the body of “toxins.” Some also say that extra heat “opens” the body more, allowing a practitioner to “go deeper” in a posture and their practice. Is there any merit to these claims of detoxification? […]

Ridding Your Body of Toxicity

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There is one nutrient that can help combat nearly any toxicity and that nutrient is vitamin C. Ensuring adequate vitamin C intake is so important. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient in the diet as the body cannot manufacture vitamin C; therefore, we have to ingest enough in our diet. What are the best dietary […]