We are exposed to many toxic substances in our daily life, including chemical food additives, food colorings, preservatives, alcohol, drugs, pesticides, paints, etc. The liver, gastrointestinal tract (through stool) and skin (though sweat) are the main organs of detoxification. Several chronic diseases can occur if you are over-burdened by toxins.
|Silybum marianum, Milk thistle
||hepatoprotective, anti-oxidant, anti-cancer
|Vitamin A, Retinol
||organophosphates and PCB decrease levels
|Vitamin B1, Thiamin
||aldehyde detoxification - alcoholics, candida
|Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
||needed by P450, glutathione reductase, SOD
|Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
||needed for acylation
|Vitamin C, Ascorbic Acid
||enhances phase 1 detox, regenerates vit E
|Vitamin E, Tocopherol
||antioxidant, stabilizes membranes
||component of GSH
||needed to reduce GSH
||deficient in chemically sensitive people
|Cysteine, N-acetyl cysteine, NAC
||sulfhydryl donor, increases GSH levels
|Alpha Lipoic Acid, Alpha-Lipoic Acid, thioctic acid
||chelates minerals, antioxidant
|bentonite clay, Montmorillonite
||binds to endotoxins preventing absorption
|fiber, soluble fiber, insoluble fiber
||absorbs toxins and promotes their excretion
|Coenzyme Q10, CoQ10
||part of oxidative phosphorylation, antioxidant
|Glutathione, Reduced glutathione
||antioxidant found in mitochondria
||antioxidant, chelates iron and copper ions
|calcium D-glucarate, calcium-D-Glucarate, D-glucurate
||prevents reabsorption of estrogens
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