Over time, the colon can attain a buildup of waste and toxins that have been accumulated from the foods we eat, the beverages we drink, and the air we breathe. This is especially true over the holiday season with all of the excess treats, snacks, and j... Read More
We often associate filters with keeping important things from getting dirty or becoming contaminated. The air filters in our homes help keep the airflow coming from our furnace and central air system as clean as possible. Filters on our faucets ensure ... Read More
We have all heard stories about inflamed colons and how important it is to keep them clean. But, do we know why the colon is so important and what role it plays in the human body?
The colon is nearly the last stop in the gastrointestinal (GI... Read More
The kidneys are another important elimination channel. Many nitrogen containing wastes products,
such as ammonia and urea are excreted in the urine. The liver transforms any fat-soluble toxins
into water soluble compounds that can then be eliminate... Read More
The liver is responsible for handling most of our energy needs. It takes raw building blocks from food and
breaks it down into basic nutritional components. The liver creates and stores sugars for both immediate
and long-term energy use. If the liv... Read More
The skin is the largest eliminative organ of the body. Elimination through sweating requires less energy
than elimination through the kidneys, liver, or bowel. Working up a good flowing sweat through physical
exercise is very h... Read More
In the year 2000, the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine was awarded to Arvid Carlsson, Paul Greengard, and Eric R. Kandel for their work on memory and brain physiology. What they would describe as Neuorplasticity and Neurogenesis.
L... Read More
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