The amounts dioxins in food or water are not enough to kill anyone right away, but over time that is what will eventually killing you. This process is played out by slowly hindering liver function to a point of total liver dysfunction. The liver is crucial for anti-bacterial and anti-viral actions, hormone balance, energy production, mental stability, weight control, and blood purity. Dioxins have the ability to mutate most cells so that they are unable to preform their duties. With this in mind imagine the build up over time of liver cells mutating, and not functioning as they should, the liver will eventually be overwhelmed with mutated cells and cease its normal function. That is when dioxin toxicity will start to show up as GI distress."Scientists have detected antibacterial agents from liquid soaps in breast milk, infants’ cord blood and the urine of young girls. Estrogen excreted by women taking birth control pills has proven to alter the sex of fish. In 2005, the Environmental Working group found an average of 200 chemicals in the cord blood of 10 newborns, including carcinogens and neurotoxins." http://www.bluevoice.org/news_sharedfate.php
How to Protect Yourself from Dioxin Build Up
- Organic Juicing
- Herbal Bitters
- Water Filter for drinking and shower (that specify removes dioxins)
- Buy Local Farmed Organic Produce
- Walk at least 30 mins a day
- Far Infrared Sauna
Cells can recover if given some help, key nutrients from green apples have cell repairing attributes, beets also help detox and clear the spleen and liver. These two ingredients should be the base for any liver healing juice. Along with beet greens, carrots, ginger, pineapple, lemon, you will have a good formula for keeping you liver clean
If you google herbal bitters you would probably end up with a number of products. The main focus is to get bile moving and repair liver cells. Any herbal tincture made with dandelion, milk thistle, yellow dock, and turmeric can help achieve normal liver function. Just make sure you do a little research to make certain that the company you buy from makes a quality product.
Be sure when buying a water filter to look for in their advertisement that their product filter out dioxins. Here are a couple of links:
Local Farmed Organic Produce
If you are lucky enough to live where there is a farmers market take advantage of it, buying organic means that there is less toxins your body has to deal with. GMO's (genetically modified organisms) are harmful to the human body. Most developed nations have banned GMO's from there food supply except America...
Walking for 30 minutes
There are a number of studies showing the effectiveness of just plan walking. Basically it helps the facilitation of movement in lymphatic and circulatory systems.
Far Infrared Sauna
Help bring out toxins from the body through the skin, also soothe muscles, reduce pain, and heal tissue damage.
Other foods and herbs that help clear out toxins in the liver are, artichokes, asparagus, fo ti, and boldo. If on any medication be sure to ask your doctor if any of the suggest above is OK for you to do.