🔑HOW CAN THE BODY DETOX?
The body can detoxify TOXIC chemicals and metabolic wastes from the body via the following pathways:
(Choi et al., 2012).
🥝CAN FOODS SUPPORT DETOXIFICATION?
Yes. To put it simply, there are certain foods that can support detoxification by UP-REGULATING the detoxification peptides, chemicals and enzymes in the human body. Certain foods can enhance LIVER metabolism whilst others can actually slow it down. For example, Garlic, is well known to detoxify the heavy metal LEAD from the body (Kianoush et al., 2012).
🔴WHAT IS GLUTATHIONE?
Glutathione, is regarded as “the mother of all antioxidants,” and is one of the most talked-about supplements in the healthcare industry. Glutathione is the master detox chemical and this is usually depleted. It detoxes metals and other toxins (Jones et al., 2015).
🌈WHAT SUPPORTS DETOX?
The following is a list of some herbs/supplements that can directly INCREASE glutathione in the body.
-Selenium (Found in brazil nuts)
-Alpha Lipoic Acid
(References available on request).
Detoxification is something most of us should care about if we are striving for optimal mental and physical performance. Enhancing detox pathways must be approached carefully and under medical supervision.