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- Detoxification Aids -




There are three consecutively ongoing stages of a detoxification process. "Mobilization," "Chelation" (binding with, or latching onto), and "Removal." The natural supplements and pharmaceutical chelators do an excellent job of dislodging the heavy metals from your tissues and "mobilizing" them in your system. They also do an excellent job of hooking up with, or binding to, the metal molecules that are dislodged. The third stage of the process is removing the toxins from your body via urine, feces, and sweat. Dietary and supplemental fiber (as well as chlorella and charcoal) play a major role in the excretion process. Chances are, the dietary fiber (the fiber coming from the foods you eat (in the Standard American Diet) is not adequate for the detox removal stage. You MUST, therefore, take supplemental fiber often, and in larger-than-normal quantities. fiber affects debris transit time. If you don't increase your fiber intake, the toxins can remain in your intestinal tract longer than necessary giving additional time for reabsorption. If that happens, you will have wasted your time/effort/money on mobilization/chelation supplements. I can't stress this point enough. Take the fiber supplements!

 




























































































































































































This information is repeated on the Daily Supplements page:

Most listed products are available from a distributor called N.E.E.D.S. (Nutritional Ecological Environmental Delivery System)  800-634-1380  www.needs.com. I prefer to order from N.E.E.D.S. because they are a central distributing house for hundreds of different manufacturers. 

Although you can order most products via their website (and each item below is linked directly to the respective item webpage), there are some products which are not available via the web. For those products, you must place your order via telephone. Call in your orders Monday through Friday 8am - 7pm eastern and Saturday 9am - 5:30pm eastern. Incidently, I have found the phone operators to be extremely knowledgable about their products, and the company also has "wellness counselors" available for you to speak to. 

When placing your first order, ask them to send you their free catalog. In my supplement list which follows, the N.E.E.D.S. item number is shown with each item. For example: NPR-5108-060. Any product not available from N.E.E.D.S. will be listed as "ORDER DIRECT," with accompanying ordering information. Go to www.needs.com for complete product descriptions, or simply click on the individual item links below.

Notes:

1.  Note to vegans: Some of the listed supplements contain gelatin in the outer capsule. I am currently investigating alternative products. Until then, you can find substitutes at N.E.E.D.S.

2.  You are solely responsible for establishing which supplements, if any, produce an allergic reaction in your body.

3.  Many listed products have some of the same ingredients. Caution was taken to make sure their was no toxicity caused by the cumulative amount of each ingredient. That is, each product was listed in a spread sheet showing all ingredients. Each ingredient was then evaluated for it's total load, the cumulative value if one would be taking all the supplements. It is in this way that the resultant list was formed.

4.  WARNING: Remember - as a general guideline, keep supplements out of reach of children.




- Detoxification Aids -


Detoxification - Mobilization Stage - Primary Product


The foundation of my Detox Action Plan utilizes a product manufactured by a company called Science Formulas. Developed by Dr. Alan Greenberg, M.D., practicing neurology and psychiatry with several years of postgraduate training in biochemistry, the product is called Chelorex®. To quote from Science formulas literature, Chelorex® “is an oral chelator that was developed based on Alan Greenberg, M.D.’s clinical experience with heavy metal poisoning during his 25 years of medical practice. Chelorex® contains NO synthetic chelation agents (EDTA, DMPS or DMSA) which frequently cause adverse side effects. This formulation contains all natural ingredients that enhance the body’s natural mechanisms for excreting heavy metals. It contains glutathione precursors that can pass through the blood brain barrier and antioxidants to protect the liver, kidneys, central nervous system and immune function. Chelorex® also has key ingredients that mobilize heavy metals and protect against their reabsorption.” Chelorex® is available in either tablet or liquid form.

After studying countless publications and products, I have chosen Chelorex® to be the foundation of my detox action plan. Chelorex® is sold directly from Science Formulas, Inc. through their website www.scienceformulas.com or via telephone at 800-675-4568. For recommended dosages, check the website.


NOTE: For those people who dislike taking tablets, Chelorex® is available in liquid form. Dosage for both tablets and liquid is based on body weight. See the Science Formulas literature for dosage.




Order Direct    Chelorex    Science Formulas


TO ORDER CALL 800-675-4568 OR GO TO www.scienceformulas.com

SEE WEIGHT RELATED DOSAGE INFORMATION ON WEBSITE


1 Tablet contains:

• Vitamin-C (as ascorbic acid)  55 mg

  Promotes excretion of toxic metals, is an essential antioxidant and supports thyroid function

• Vitamin-E (as d-alpha tocopheryl succinate)  22 IU

  Antioxidant and also supports thyroid function

• Magnesium (as magnesium aspartate)  27 mg

  Aids in chelation, replaces lost or chelated magnesium and protects against free radical damage

• Zinc (as zinc citrate)  1.1 mg

  Stimulates metallothionine and reduces toxic metals

• Selenium (as sodium selenite)  11.1 mcg

  Enhances chemical detoxification, reduces toxicity of metals, and is necessary for conversion of T4 to T3 for normal thyroid function

• Chelorex proprietary Blend:  0.38 g

  MSM (methylsulfoynlmethane): Enhances permeability of cell membrane

  Cracked Cell Chlorella algae: Traps toxic metals in GI tract and behaves as ion exchange resin

  N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine  (NAC): Binds toxic metals, raises glutathione levels and acts as an antioxidant

  L-Glutamine: Restores and preserves gastrointestinal function, enhances hair excretion and is a glutathione precursor

  Taurine: Enhances biliary excretion, protects CNS, retina and white  blood cells

  Cilantro Leaf Extract: Mobilizes toxic metals from the central nervous system and other tissues

  Alpha-Lipoic Acid” Binds intracellular toxic metals, quenches free radicals and raises glutathione levels

• Other ingredients: Dicalcium phosphate, Cellulose, Croscarmellose Sodium, Stearic Acid, Magnesium Stearate, Silica, Food Glaze of Ethyl Alcohol

Detoxification - Mobilization Stage - Other Products



WARNING:  If you are pregnant, lactating, taking any medication or have a medical condition, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.
Antioxidant which neutralizes harmful free radicals, binds intracellular toxic metals, raises glutathione levels, and enhances the activity of vitamins C and E. Helps maintain healthy glucose metabolism, supports the nervous system and provides nutritional support for liver function.
1 Capsule contains:
• Vitamin C (Ascorbyl Palmitate)  16 mg
• Alpha Lipoic Acid (Thioctic Acid)  400 mg
• Other Ingredients: Hypo-Allergenic Plant Fiber, Vegetable Capsule




Citrus bioflavonoids are a natural complement to vitamin C and are contained largely in the peels of grapefruits, lemons and oranges.
2 Capsules contain:
• Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)  100 mg
• Citrus Bioflavonoids (37% Total Bioflavonoids as Hesperidin)  1,400 mg
• Rutin  100 mg • Other Ingredients: Gelatin (Capsule), Magnesium Stearate




WARNING:  If pregnant, nursing, or taking prescription drugs, consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use.
Reduced glutathione (GSH), anthocyanins, and l-cysteine, to support cell apoptosis and healthy cell development. GSH blocks free-radical damage tissues and supports the body's normal process of DNA repair.
2 UltraCaps contain:
• L-Glutathione (Reduced)  200 mg
• AnthoRedoxin standardized to contain 10% Anthocyanins  100 mg
• Beet (Beta vulgaris) Root Extract • Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) Fruit Extract
• Black Currant (Ribes nigrum) Berry Extract
• European Elder (Sambucus nigra) Berry Extract
• L-Cysteine  40 mg
• Other Ingredients: Cellulose, Vegetable Polysaccharide Capsule, Ascorbyl Palmitate




WARNING:  If you are pregnant, lactating, taking any medication or have a medical condition, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.
Free form amino acid already in its simplest form (no peptide bonds) and can be readily absorbed into the bloodstream.
1 Capsule contains:
• Glycine (as Aminoacetic Acid)  500 mg
• Other Ingredients: Vegetable Cellulose, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Vegetable Stearic Acid, Water, May contain Vegetable Glycerin




WARNING:  If you are pregnant, lactating, taking any medication or have a medical condition, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.
For vasodialation, its purpose is to dilate vessels and make it easier for chemicals to cut through the sludge. Improved penetration through tissues aid removal of toxins stored in tissues.
1 Caplet contains:
• Gingko Biloba Standardized Extract (Leaf)  120 mg (Unconcentrated 50:1 and standardized with 24% Gingko flavonglycosides and 6% Terpene lactones)
• Other Ingredients: Cellulose, Vegetable Starch, Magnesium Stearate (Vegetable Source), Silica




WARNING:  If pregnant, consult your health care practitioner before using this product.
OPCs have an affinity for collagen and elastin fibers, thus reinforcing the structure of vascular, extravascular, and retinal connective tissue.
1 Capsule contains:
• Oligomeric Proanthocyanidin Extract (from Grape Seeds) (95%)  100 mg
• Other Ingredients: Cellulose Capsule, Magnesium Citrate, Leucine, Silcon dioxide




WARNING:  Formulated for adults. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking any dietary supplement.
Binds toxic metals, raises glutathione levels and acts as an antioxidant.
1 Capsule contains:
• NAC (as N-acetyl-L-cysteine)  600 mg
• Other Ingredients: Vegetable Cellulose, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Silica, Water, Vegetable Glycerin




DMG is a dimethylated derivative of the simple amino acid glycine. it improves oxygen utilization and may act as an antioxidant by stimulating lymphocyte proliferation and interferon production.
1 Capsule contain:
• N, N-Dimethyl Glycine (DMG)  125 mg
• Other Ingredients: White Rice Flour, Magnesium Stearate, Silica




WARNING:  Do not use if pregnant or nursing. If taking prescription drugs, consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use.
Indolplex is the first and only stable, bioavailable form of DIM for healthy estrogen metabolism in men and women. To receive the same benefits provided by one UltraCap of Indolplex, you would need to consume at least two pounds of raw broccoli.
2 UltraCaps contain:
• Indolplex Complex  240 mg Modified Food Starch 25% Diindolymethane (DIM) d-Alpha Tocopheryl Succinate Phosphatidylcholine (Soy) Silicon Dioxide
• Other Ingredients: Cellulose, Vegetable Polysaccharide Capsule, Magnesium Stearate, Silicon Dioxide





Detoxification - Mobilization Stage - Stir/Blend Liquids



WARNING:  If pregnant, nursing, or taking prescription drugs, consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use.
Reduced glutathione (GSH), anthocyanins, and l-cysteine, to support cell apoptosis and healthy cell development. GSH blocks free-radical damage tissues and supports the body's normal process of DNA repair.
1 Firmly Packed Level Scoop contains:
• L-Glutathione (Reduced)  400 mg
• AnthoRedoxin standardized to contain 10% Anthocyanins  200 mg
• Beet (Beta vulgaris) Root Extract
• Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) Fruit Extract
• Black Currant (Ribes nigrum) Berry Extract
• European Elder (Sambucus nigra) Berry Extract
• L-Cysteine  80 mg




Promotes excretion of toxic metals, is an essential antioxidant and supports thyroid function.
1 Teaspoon contains:
• Vitamin C (Mg, Zn, Se, Mn & K Ascorbates)  4,000 mg
• Magnesium (as Ascorbate & Aspartate)  250 mg
• Zinc (as Ascorbate)  30 mg
• Selenium (as Ascorbate)  25 mcg
• Potassium (as Ascorbate & Aspartate)  100 mg




Detoxification - Removal Stage



IN ADDITION TO THE FIBER SUPPLEMENTS ON THE DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS PAGE, another removal support supplement that is good to take last thing at night is activated charcoal.


NWY-5101-100    Activated Charcoal    Natures Way


WARNING:  The high absorbency of Nature's Way charcoal may reduce the effectiveness of certain medications. Consult a physician before taking this product with other medications.

Activated Charcoal is one the finest natural adsorbent agents. Each particle contains many small chambers and cavities that "capture" or bind-up unwanted materials and gas, which are safely carried out of the digestive system.

2 Capsules contain:

• Charcoal  560 mg

• Other Ingredients: Gelatin (Capsule)