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How to easily get rid of dangerous Heavy Metals from the body?

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These easy to follow tips will help you get rid of heavy metals and toxins from your body

Did you know your body contains some of the heavy metals like Lead and Mercury? They are found in many foods and our surroundings and that’s how we get them. The worrisome fact is that these heavy metals are known to cause long-term health problems. But relax as we are just about to explore some simple and effective ways to get rid of these elements from our body.

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1. Beetroot

Beetroot is not just a salad garnish but also helps in detoxifying liver and kidneys. Heavy metals like Lead and Mercury are mainly stored in these two organs for long periods of time. Other than its detoxifying abilities, Beetroot also contains essential minerals like Magnesium, Iron, Zinc and Calcium. All of these minerals play a vital role in cleansing the body organs. It’s a very good practice to use a slice of two in your regular meals.

2. Water

It might come as a surprise, but drinking water is the best way to get rid of heavy metals from the body. Cells use water to excrete these unwanted elements from the body that build up over time. Drinking 6-8 glasses of water a day is a good habit to stay hydrated and keep unhealthy chemicals out of the body.

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3. Clay Bath

This unconventional option is very effective if you believe you have more than normal quantities or heavy metals in your body. Skin is one of the main sources of releasing toxic chemicals from the body e.g. sweating. A kaolin clay bath helps pulling out the chemicals trapped underneath the skin and is much more intensive in nature than talking plain bath with water. You can also have an added benefit of having a healthy-looking skin.

4. Transpiration/Sauna

As mentioned earlier, sweating is an effective way of releasing salts and other unwanted chemicals from the body. Transpiration is the process by which through sweating, water and impurities are the dream out from body cells. Heavy metals including mercury and cadmium are also drawn out along with salts. The optimum time to spend in a steam/sauna room is around fifteen minutes otherwise dehydration might occur.

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5. Vitamin B5

Many of the heavy metals stored in our bodies often come from pesticides found in many vegetables and fruits. A substance known as Pantethine is also a good source to detoxify the body and is found in Vitamin B5 rich foods. Pantethine can help get rid of the pesticides and blockages they create. Green vegetables including spinach, cauliflower and broccoli are a good source of Vitamin B5. If you don’t like their taste a lot, you may also consider using am artificial vitamin supplement as an alternative.

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6. Reduce fish consumption

Although good for health, eating fish too frequently can also lead to problems for people living in areas where the water supplies contain high amounts of mercury as fish naturally absorb it. Mercury remains in fish even after cooking and species like salmon naturally contain high levels of mercury. Moderation is the key for a healthy diet so make sure you are not eating more than 3 servings a week.

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7. Activated charcoal

Activated charcoal is known for soothing an upset stomach but it is also an excellent detoxifying agent and taking 20-30 grams per day is safe. The chemicals it contains actively bind themselves with heavy metals and other toxins and carry away through intestines. It also helps in indigestion and neutralizing stomach acids.

8. Citrus Fruits

Other than being rich in Vitamins and starch, citrus fruits also contain pectin that can activate natural processes for safe remove of heavy metals from the body. It is highly recommended to consume at least two citrus fruit serving per day preferably one in the morning and another in evening.

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9. Garlic

Garlic not only helps in reducing cholesterol from the body, but it also aids in white blood cells production resulting in a strong immune system. Garlic is also very effective in removing heavy metals from the body as an essential function of white blood cells is to bind with the unwanted foreign materials and expel them through the blood stream. Naturally the more and stronger the WBCs the better they can remove toxins.

10. Exercise

An increased blood flow can speed up the excretion process of heavy metals from the body and exercise regularly is the best way to do that. Regular exercise also speeds up the natural metabolism of human body, therefore, the toxins are also released faster.

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Resources:

[1] http://www.lef.org/Protocols/Health-Concerns/Heavy-Metal-Detoxification/Page-02

[2] Jang, D. H., and Hoffman, R. S. Heavy metal chelation in neurotoxic exposures. Neurol Cin. 2011;29(3):607–22

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