Reducing Your Toxic Load: Liver Support for Better Health

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Our modern world is full of toxins. They’re everywhere—in our sky, food, water, commercial products, medications, furniture, cookware, and everywhere else we turn. We live in a toxic world, and as a result, we have become overly toxic in turn. Our bodies can only process so many poisons before it becomes sluggish. Factors such as age, genetics related to detoxification pathways, and overall health also play a part in how well we process toxins.

What if it’s true that all illness is a result of toxicity—would that call you to action? If reducing your toxic load could promise you more energy, fewer wrinkles, and an improved quality of life—would you be willing to be more mindful and make a few lifestyle changes? 




What is Your “Toxic Load”?

Toxic load is the amount of toxins that have accumulated in our body. They constantly accumulate because we are exposed to toxins every day from our environment, food, water, and the personal care & household products we use. When the body is exposed to toxins beyond its capacity to detoxify, it results in an increased toxic load.

Children and the elderly are more vulnerable to the effects of toxins due to their weaker immune systems. High toxic load can cause various symptoms, including fatigue, headaches, brain fog, skin problems, digestive issues, and chronic illnesses. It can also affect our mental health causing mood swings, anxiety, and depression.

 How Do You Reduce Your Toxic Load?

Reducing your toxic load is a holistic approach that involves making changes to various aspects of your life, from the products you use, to the food you eat and the activities you engage in. Here are a few of the best ways to reduce your toxic load:

1. Clean Up 

      Cleaning up your environment and the products you use is a crucial step in reducing your toxic load. Opt for all-natural solutions for cleaning and personal care products. Spring cleaning is also an opportunity to get rid of dust, dirt & dander in your home and improve your indoor air quality. It can also help you feel more organized and reduce stress. A cluttered and messy environment can contribute to feelings of anxiety and overwhelm, while a clean and organized space can promote a sense of calm and wellbeing.

      2. Avoid Environmental Toxins

          Be mindful of your surroundings and avoid exposure to environmental toxins as much as possible. For example, don't live or work near a factory or in an area with heavy traffic. If you do, consider investing in a high quality indoor air purifier. Also, avoid using plastic food containers or wrapping food in plastic. Plastics contain toxic chemicals like BPA and phthalates which are not only toxic, but can mimic hormones in the body and cause hormonal imbalances.

          3. Get Enough Sleep

            Sleep is crucial for your body to recover and repair. Lack of sleep can lead to a buildup of toxins in the body and reduce your body's ability to detoxify. Aim for 7-8 hours of quality sleep each night for optimal detoxification.

            4. Practice Self-Care 

            Take time to relax, practice deep breathing techniques, get a massage, use an infrared sauna, take a warm bath with Epsom salt or practice yoga. When you're relaxed, your body is better able to heal and detoxify.

            5. Eat Organic

            Shop the perimeter of grocery stores, or even better, hit the local farmers’ market. Steer away from processed foods in boxes and cans and choose pasture raised meats, wild-caught fish, and organic non-GMO fruits & vegetables instead. Read labels. Reduce sugar consumption and preservatives and additives such as MSG. Avoid gluten, which is highly inflammatory.





            6. Take Probiotics 
              Increase your gut microbiome diversity with healthy probiotic bacteria that support a strong immune system and optimal digestive health. Digestive health largely determines your overall wellness. If you have gut inflammation, chances are, you’re on your way to developing other health challenges such as Candida overgrowth or autoimmunity. Heartburn, constipation, gas/bloating, and irritable bowel are signs that your digestive system is toxic. Replenishing your gut with good bacteria in conjunction with lifestyle changes can help restore the proper inflammatory balance and improve your overall health.
              Our Power Probiotic Daily is a four-strain vegetarian, dairy- and gluten-free probiotic totaling 30 billion CFU† per capsule.   


                  7. Support the Liver 
                    The liver is your main detox organ, so nurture it with herbs such as Dandelion and Milk Thistle, both of which can be made into a tea or taken in capsule form. These herbs naturally support optimal liver function & detoxification. The active ingredient in Milk Thistle, Silymarin, has powerful free-radical fighting and inflammatory balance properties. Consuming plenty of parsley and cilantro may also help to remove harmful heavy metals from the body. Cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts and radishes also scrub the body of toxins, support your liver’s detoxification process, and increase antioxidant activity. 
                    Because of the overwhelming amount of toxins in our world, most people need help with supporting their detox pathways to achieve optimal health and wellness. Liposomal Liver Detox + is an advanced detoxification support formula featuring Milk Thistle Phytosome – 30:1 extract standardized to contain 80% Silymarin, with a combination of Artichoke Extract, Taurine, ALA and patented Emothion® Acetylated Glutathione – all playing a significant role in detoxification and antioxidant support.




                    We cannot avoid exposure to all of the toxins in this world. They are everywhere, and we are constantly bombarded with them. However, we can take steps to reduce our toxic load and minimize their impact on our health. By following the tips outlined above, we can support our body's natural detoxification process, improve our overall health, and reduce the risk of developing chronic illness.