The human body, and the liver in particular, is quite amazing in
its capacity to remove toxins from our food and the environment. Unfortunately, the world we live in is not the same world our ancestors lived in. Whether it's environmental pollutants, processed additives in our food, or chemicals in the products
we use, our toxic burden is much higher than it used to be. If
we are to feel our best, we must shed some of this burden.
Some pollutants such atrazine, a common herbicide, has been shown to decrease basal metabolic rate and increase insulin resistance. Unfortunately, this is just one of many examples of exposure to dioxins, hydrocarbons and other pollutants that are impossible to avoid.
Many additives from both food and pollutants are fat-soluble, meaning that they actually get stored in our fat cells. This can enlarge the cells as well as making it difficult to lose weight. Fortunately, through a two-stop process can change these harmful substances into intermediary metabolites that are more water-soluble. This makes them much easier to eliminate.
A good detoxification program provides the liver with support to better carry out these processes. Our Detox with the Doc program gives the liver and the gut a chance to reset and heal. This provides a great foundation to transition into whatever other health-related goals you may have, such as: weight loss, reducing risk of heart disease, exercising with more efficiency, etc. Give us a call at (708) 478-4400 to see how you can get started on this great program and kick-start the new year the right way!