Metallothionein - The Body's Heavy Metal Guardian

Saturday, May 10, 2014 1:19:14 PM America/Los_Angeles

toxicityWe live in a toxic and polluted world, which contributes to our problem of widespread chronic disease. Our body does have some mechanisms to fight against this toxic bombardment, but these systems require nurturing and support. Among them are the heavy metal binding proteins Metallothioneins. Learn about how they safeguard the body against toxic metals and what you can do to support them in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Arsenic, It’s Not What You Know. It’s What You Don’t Know That Kills.

Friday, July 1, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

It would be very easy to make the mistake in thinking that just because you know a little trivia about arsenic, such as that it’s been a known lethal toxin for over a thousand years. The truth is that arsenic may be responsible for more deaths than the occasional assassination. In fact, arsenic may be the culprit behind what some are calling the largest mass poisoning in human history.

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Cadmium, The Man Made Disaster

Friday, July 1, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

While these sources of cadmium poisoning may generate the most headlines, the ubiquitous sources of cadmium toxicity come from three sources: combustion of fossil fuels, non-organic produce, and smoking. While the cat has truly been let out of the bag as far as the health effects of smoking are concerned, few people know about the specific toxins in cigarettes that causes the illnesses aside from perhaps nicotine. 

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