Detoxification is any process of decreasing the negative impact of xenobiotics (toxins) on bodily processes. This process involves biotransformation of endogenous and exogenous molecules into excretable metabolites. Xenobiotics are chemicals or molecules that are foreign to the biologic system, originating externally (e.g. toxic substances in the environment) or internally (e.g. food and metabolic byproducts).The main sources of Xenobiotics (toxins) in the body are: natural b
Which foods cause primary headaches in children?
This is a common question clinically. Especially in people who are left with no answer after having had MRI's, CT's, etc that ruled out the big, scary things. A recent study in 2017 with 115 children ages 3-15 suffering from chronic primary headaches revealed some very reliable connections to food and additive triggers. Through an elimination of a group of foods. 87% percent received resolution of headaches by elimination of 1-3 of these foods. Caffeine was the most common im
Liposomal Curcumin for Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
In a randomized placebo control study of 52 subjects with Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) those who took 500 mg twice daily of liposomal curcumin (an extract from Turmeric) had obvious improvement in liver enzymes and ultrasonic imaging. Levels of liver enzyme decreased and levels of liver fat decreased after an 8 week treatment compared to the control group. Ultra-sonographic findings were improved in 75.0% of subjects in the curcumin group, while the rate of impro