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Three Phases of Liver Detox

PHASE 1

Phase 1 of the liver detox is activated by various external toxins (heavy metals, alcohol, caffeine, dioxin, drugs, pesticides, etc.). Phase 1 is the first line of defence against toxins and it uses various enzymes that protect cells from damage by converting toxins into smaller and less harmful substances destined for further detox and by making toxins water-soluble in order to enter Phase 2.

The following herbs, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants, and healthy plant foods can make this process much more efficient: Silymarin in Milk thistle, Dandelion, Artichoke, B Vitamins, Lipotropics (compounds that break down fat in metabolism: L-cysteine, L-methionine, Choline, and Inositol), Vitamin C, A (including Beta-carotene – provitamin A), and E, Curcumin (from Turmeric), Cruciferous veggies (Brassica family): Magnesium, Iron, Selenium, Copper, Zinc, Manganese, Resveratrol, Coq10, etc. Read more