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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.

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Silybum marianum, Milk thistle hepatoprotective
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
Selenium component of GSH
Zinc needed to reduce GSH
Magnesium 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
Quercetin antioxidant, chelates iron and copper ions
calcium D-glucarate, calcium-D-Glucarate, D-glucurate prevents reabsorption of estrogens


 

 

 

 

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