Your Natural Detoxification Pathways

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It’s important to support your body’s natural detoxification pathways. We come into contact with toxins every day of our lives. We breathe toxins in, eat them, drink them, and rub them into our skin. The toxins we eat and drink have the honor of going through the entire digestive process before entering the 3 phases of detoxification. In contrast, the toxins we breathe and absorb through the skin take a more direct route into our blood and should be avoided if possible.

One form of absorption we take for granted is through the skin. Any toxin we absorb through the skin is free to wreck havoc in our system through oxidative damage and/or bind to hormone receptors through molecular mimicry. This will continue until either the immune system processes the toxin or the toxin finally makes its way to the liver.

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Weekly Round Up

Weekly Round Up

Welcome to your weekly Friday Round-Up! Today is all about liver health, digestion, and immune support.

How does the ketogenic diet effect liver health
Benefits and pitfalls of NiacinDigestive enzymes
Interpreting your lipid profile on a low-carb diet
A delicious Nom Nom Paleo recipeSeasonal immune support
And for fun, my favorite rebuttal of “coconut oil is poison”

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9 Ways to Manage Acid Reflux

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As promised, I will now share 10 ways to manage acid reflux. My clients have used these suggestions to successfully manage their acid reflux. Feel free to use the strategies below as you see fit. This list is an accumulation of suggestions I have found to be effective, my clients might do somewhere between 2—4 of these things at one time, don’t feel you need to do all of these at once.

A majority of these suggestions apply whether you are trying to manage acid reflux caused by low or high stomach acid. The suggestions specific to either low or high stomach acid are labelled accordingly. You might find a few items on this list new or surprising, either way, I hope you find them to be helpful.

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