Tag: liver

More Strategies for Eliminating Toxins Effectively

More Strategies for Eliminating Toxins Effectively

I’d like to follow up my last post on Eliminating toxins from within your body with some additional (and favorite) strategies to assist you as you continue your RENEW Total Body Detox program. Easy, practical, effective.   Focused Liver Detoxification This is a completely different type of cleanse program as it is focused on specifically the liver. Liver cleansing can…

BFF – Your Liver!

BFF – Your Liver!

In terms of your health, one of your very best friends is your liver. It works tirelessly for you, performing myriad critical functions, keeping your body pure of toxins and harmful substances. It supports nearly every other organ in the body in some way. We are all besieged daily by various substances that are foreign to normal body function. Pesticides,…

A Bright Idea – with Dogs

A Bright Idea – with Dogs

Dogs are a huge part of my life. My husband Stan and I share our home with three King Charles Cavalier Spaniels and they are a source of constant joy, giggles, and craziness. Their sweet spirits actually inspired our new company, Vital Planet Pets. At Vital Planet we offer the highest quality dog supplements that can be found anywhere. From…

Blended Drink for Loving Your Liver

Here comes the summer, and with it, the opportunity to sweat! Of course, when you’re in your business clothes, you may not perceive that as a positive. Maybe if you remember that sweating is one of the most important ways that your body eliminates toxins, it will lessen your dismay at possible perspiration stains on your blouse. I’ve been writing a…

Recipe for a Healthy Liver

If you happened to catch my newsletter this week, you’ll know that my mind has been on your liver (and mine). In the grand scheme of health, your liver is one of your very dearest and most important friends, one to maintain an excellent relationship with – every bit as important as your Mom or Dad, spouse/partner or children. Calling the…

Probiotics for Fatty Liver Disease

The liver is the body’s powerhouse of detoxification. The main function of the liver is to filter blood that comes directly from the intestines to the liver via the portal vein. The health of the liver, therefore, is very much dependent on the health of the gut. The intestinal lining is the main interface between the immune system and the…

Toxins in Women of Childbearing Age

A recent study published in the journal Environmental Perspectives found that over half the women of childbearing age have higher levels of two out of three major pollutants: lead, mercury, and PCBs. Almost 23 percent of the women met or exceeded median levels of these three common toxins, known to potentially harm fetal and infant brain development. These toxins are…

If You Drink, Make it Red Wine

Renew You Challenge Let’s start this week off right! Here is your newest weekly challenge (I mean opportunity!) to help set you off on the right foot and in the right direction for bringing health to your week. You could even add it to your calendar. Join us!  For many people alcohol consumption should be avoided. Candida overgrowth, liver conditions,…

Chemical Sensitivity Often Overlooked

Chemical sensitivity or chemical intolerance is the hallmark of multiple chemical sensitivity, a condition which elicits a range of symptoms that affect many different body systems (including cognitive, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and cardiovascular systems). Chemical sensitivity has recently been the subject of a study published in the journal Annals of Family Medicine. “Between 13 and 33 percent of people in…

Gut Microbes—They Digest What You Can’t

Over the course of a lifetime 60 tons of food pass through the digestive tract.1 Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins—the macronutrients—are broken down into smaller parts—sugars, fatty acids, and amino acids—with the help of digestive secretions, like hydrochloric acid (HCl), and digestive enzymes. In an average healthy individual, about 85 percent of carbohydrates, 66 to 95 percent of proteins, and all…