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Environmental Toxicity


About
The hazardous effect that a given compound of chemical has on the environment (soil, water, air) observed during environmental tests on the effects of the substance on aquatic and plant life.


Notes
  • Make sure you are taking supplements for overall good health. If you are not taking these basic supplements, we recommend Enfuz from Vitabase. When you take a small packet of pills each day, you get all the basic nutrition you need. Each packet contains a multi-vitamin, CoQ10 (for heart health), Omega 3, Vitamin D-3, a probiotic, and a powerful set of antioxidants to help your body fight off disease.
  • Asbestos is extremely dangerous when it breaks down and fibers are released into the air.
  • Injections of liver extract have aided in good results in people.
  • Pots and pans leave food with metal residue. Some are harmful over time and others are good for you (cast-iron pots, for example).
  • Shampooing carpets can be harmful the top may be dry but the underneath is still damp and grow thousands of organisms.


Advice
  • Avoid using bug bombs or insect sprays.
  • Be careful about carbon monoxide poisoning. Make sure appliances are well-ventilated. Don't run your car in the garage.
  • Consider getting an air filter or ionizer to purify the air you breathe. Animal odors, pollen, smog, smoke, bacteria, and dust will be taken out of the air.
  • Fiber is a necessary part of your diet. Oat bran, wheat bran, and apple pectin are good sources.
  • It is best to clean with nontoxic products. Look for natural alternatives to chemical mixtures.
  • Make sure your home is free of radon. Hire someone to come and check for radon, and then fix any leaks or cracks that will correct this problem.
  • Make sure your home is well-ventilated in order to avoid exposure to natural gas, radon, smoke, pesticides, and other chemicals. Make sure your flooring is made of exterior-grade plywood that is non-toxic instead of plywood that contains formaldehyde. Use a nontoxic sealant.
  • Scrape off loose paint. Be sure to use protective gear as needed as older paints have lead in them.
  • Stay away from smoke.
  • Steam-distilled water is recommended.
  • Vacuum bags should be changed regularly to ensure proper filtering.



Helpful nutrients for this condition.

Vitamin C
Importance: Very High
Comments: Eliminates heavy metals and detoxifies the body.


Coenzyme Q10
Importance: Very High
Comments: Enhances immune system.


Superoxide dismutase (SOD)
Importance: High
Comments: Potent antioxidant. Prevents formation and radiation of free radicals.


Garlic
Importance: High
Comments: Boosts immune system.


L-Cysteine and L-methionine plus L-carnitine and glutathione
Importance: High
Comments: Kills free radicals. Prevents damage to heart, lungs, and liver.


Proteolytic enzymes
Importance: High
Comments: Helps with digestion. Removes toxins from the body.


Pancreatic enzymes
Importance: High
Comments: Helps with digestion. Removes toxins from the body.


Apple pectin
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Eliminates heavy metals and toxins from the body.


Grape seed
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Potent antioxidant.


Vitamin A
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Potent antioxidant. Detoxifies the body. When using in high doses, emulsion form is recommended.


Beta carotene
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Antioxidant. Forerunner of vitamin A.


Vitamin E
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Potent antioxidant. Detoxifies the body. When using in high doses, emulsion form is recommended.


Vitamin B complex
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Beneficial for rebuilding of cells. Aids in digestion. Prevents damage to intestinal lining.


Pantothenic acid (Vitamin B5)
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Beneficial for rebuilding of cells. Aids in digestion. Prevents damage to intestinal lining.


Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
Importance: Moderate
Comments: High-stress formula is recommended. Best to use sublingual form.


Niacinamide
Importance: Moderate
Comments: High-stress formula is recommended. Best to use sublingual form.



Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.

Burdock Root and Red Clover
Type: Internal
Purposes: Burdock root and Red Clover are blood purifiers that clear the bloodstream and lymphatic glands of toxins.

Milk thistle
Type: internal
Purposes: It is believed that Milk Thistle protects the cells of the liver by blocking the entrance of harmful toxins and removing these toxins from the liver cells. It is also thought that Milk Thistle regenerates injured liver cells.

Turmeric (Curcumin)
Type: Internal
Purposes: Turmeric is also known by the name of curcumin. Curcumin has been found to have antioxidant properties. Assist the liver to remove toxins from the body and is believed to halt tumor growth.