Eating meat, including fish, is a major source of toxic pollutant exposure.  Due to potential pollutant exposure from eating fish, mothers-to-be might consider stopping fish intake one year before they intend to become pregnant.

A woman’s accumulated pollutants can be passed on to her children through pregnancy and breastfeeding.  Due to the potential widespread exposure to pollutants, parents should consider starting their kids on a healthy diet.

Beets, okra, and kale appear to be the best vegetables for binding toxic bile acids. Some phytochemicals help boost our liver’s detoxification enzymes. Eating berries may boost natural killer cell activity.  Regular flax seed intake provides lignans, which help with detoxification. Broccoli-family vegetables are a top source of sulforaphane, which aids our livers in the detox process.

Topic summary contributed by Randy.

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