February 15, 2019


Consequences of Environmental Toxicity…

It is believed that environmental toxicity is on of the biggest contributors to the rise in chronic illness today. We understand toxicity when it is acute and causes sudden and definitive symptoms. However, most toxin exposures are chronic and happen after years of accumulation in to body. This can overload your system including the body’s ability to detox. This can produce symptoms such as

  • Fatigue
  • Memory disturbance
  • Sleep issues
  • Headaches

Over time this burden can lead to

  • Cancer
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Neurodegenerative disease

Toxins can be broken down into exotoxins (external) or endotoxins (internal). Below are lists for both:


  • Heavy metals: can come from cookware, tap water, personal care products, home furnishings
  • Solvents: cleaning products
  • Pesticides
  • BPA: endocrine disrupter and found in plastics
  • Phthalates: personal care products, make up, home cleaning products
  • Parabens: as above
  • Heterocyclic amines: chemicals released from animal products when cooked at high temps
  • Mold

  • There are several symptoms that can be caused by toxic burden. Sinus congestion, Heartburn, food cravings, Acne, PMS, dark circles under the eyes, trouble losing weight are just a few.

Major red flags would include immune system dysfunction, infertility, allergies/asthma, poor caffeine tolerance and adverse reactions to medications.

So, what can you do?

5 Methods of Detoxification Support

  1. Glutathione
    2. Reduce medication use
    3. Make sure you go to the bathroom regularly: avoid constipation
    4. Use detox binders
    5. Take detox supporting nutrients:
  • Chlorophyll
  • Green tea
  • Quercetin
  • Active B Complex
  • Milk Thistle
  • Calcium D-glucarate
  • Curcumin
  • Probiotics