Tag: detoxification

Manage Stress Effectively – Energize!

Manage Stress Effectively – Energize!

Today let’s continue to Energize as we move through the RENEW Total Body Detox program, fully described in Detox Strategy! I’d like to share two of my favorite movement programs with you – as I promised in my last post. As we Energize we are better able to manage stress in all areas of our lives.   Rebounding to Health…

Choosing The Right Detox Program for You

Choosing The Right Detox Program for You

Detoxification (detox), also know as cleansing, may conjure up images of people in sweat lodges dripping toxins from their bodies. Or maybe you think of people fasting for days to cleanse the impurities from their bodies. I want you to know, neither of these images are correct (or particularly user friendly!).   From a scientific perspective, detoxification refers to the body’s natural…

Toxic Heart, Toxic Body

Toxic Heart, Toxic Body

As American Heart Month 2016 winds down, I’d like to shift my focus to an area that we don’t always associate with heart issues – toxins. Toxins are everywhere; there is no doubt about it. In the air we breathe, in the water we drink, in the food we eat, in our homes, in most products we use—even in the…

Do Pets Need to Detox Just Like People?

In recent years we have seen a drastic increase in the number of people in this country who are overweight and obese. This has led to a scary increase in many chronic health conditions ranging from diabetes and metabolic syndrome to heart disease. We are also seeing a rise in NAFLD (nonalcoholic fatty liver disease) in humans. I’ve written many…

Toxins and Fat—Bad Combination

I talk a lot about toxin exposure and its effect on our health because it’s an important topic. Once toxins are ingested, if they are not properly eliminated through our seven channels of elimination—colon, liver, lungs, lymph, kidneys, skin, and blood—they get stored in the body, often in fat cells. A certain group of toxins known as persistent organic pollutants…

Detoxifying Antioxidant for Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that appears in the first three years of life and affects development of social, behavioral, and communication skills. It is estimated that autism affects 1 in 88 children, and is more common in boys (1 in 54) than in girls. One of the many underlying contributors to the development of autism is impaired detoxification functions…

Phthalate Exposure Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

If you know me, you know that I’m all about reducing toxin exposure and supporting the body’s detoxification processes. My book The Detox Strategy is a great resource for just that. I am concerned about the harmful effects toxins have on our bodies. With 80,000 chemicals in use today and over 1,000 new chemicals introduced each year—with minimal testing—we are…

Top Ten Toxins Linked to Autism and Learning Disabilities

  The journal Environmental Health Perspectives recently published an editorial that calls for increased research into the environmental causes of autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. With three percent of all neurobehavioral disorders in children caused by toxic environmental exposures, and another 25 percent caused by interactions between environmental factors and genetics, as reported by the National Academy of Sciences, the lack…