Xenobiotic Metabolism: The Body’s House Cleaning Mechanism


Here is an example by Dr. Jesse Davis and the Natural Partners Wellness Blog, that shows just how important the need for a regular detox and cleansing is.

In 2005, a project called ‘Pollution In People’ was launched to study the accumulation of various levels of toxic substances in people’s bodies. They looked at six classes of compounds considered harmful: phthalates, PBDEs, heavy metals (lead, arsenic and mercury), pesticides, including banned PCBs and DDT, and perfluorinated chemicals (eg Teflon). What they found was considerable build-up of harmful chemicals and pollutants in their study population.

“Every person tested had at least 26 and as many as 39 of the toxic chemicals we looked for in his or her body. This pollution in people came from everyday activities and products,”

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