Do You suffer from chronic fatigue, headaches, constipation, gallbladder disease/gallstones, aversion to fats, terrible hangovers etc? These are some common symptoms of what is known in naturopathic terms as a sluggish liver.
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Naturopathic Causes & Treatment of Obesity
Obesity is an issue of health. Excess weight in terms of complementary medicine is seen as an excess condition of toxicity that needs to be eliminated. If you don't believe me carry around a ten-kilo bag of potatoes for a day and you will soon realise the strain this places on your heart.
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Phase 1 & 2 Liver Detoxification
Toxic chemicals that enter the body are fat-soluble, which means they dissolve only in fatty or oily solutions & not in water, making them difficult for the body to excrete.
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Microplastics in Drinking Water
Frighteningly, the recent ORB studies and others highlighted that plastic is in bottled, tap & even some well water globally. We are eating, drinking & breathing plastic.Thankfully David Attenborough’s Blue Planet has finally brought to global attention that fact that plastic contamination is ubiquitous.
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The Danger of Burning Plastic
Burning plastic releases carbon monoxide, dioxins & furans the most toxic chemicals known to science, remove microplastics from your tap water and stop buying plastic bottles immediately Try a Carahealth Eco Water Filter.
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A Cleanse of toxins from the liver is an integral part of Ayurvedic, yogic, and naturopathic medicine. Symptoms of poor health in people free from diagnosed disease may be related to toxin build-up.
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We buy bottled water because we believe it is good for us. However, it is most likely doing more harm than good. All plastic water bottles in Ireland are made from a type of plastic called Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET, PETE).
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Naturopathic Approaches to Lower Cholesterol
Cholesterol is a fat that is manufactured in the liver or intestines. It is used to produce hormones & cell membranes & is transported in the blood. An essential structural component of cell membranes, where it assists membrane permeability & fluidity, cholesterol is compulsory for every cell in the body.
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Superfoods to Boost Your Health
Beetroot increases our own endogenous antioxidants, contains betacyanin a powerful antioxidant that increases the activity of glutathione peroxidase and glutathione-S-transferase, two antioxidant enzymes made in our liver that protect liver cells against free radical damage.
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