Toxic Metals and Tattoos: A Heavy Decision

Monday, May 19, 2014 12:17:28 PM America/Los_Angeles

hennaRoughly 1 in 3 adults under 35 has a tattoo. While many people consider many factors before getting a tattoo: aethetic, financial, social, cultural, etc. few consider the health implications and risks. In fact, both getting a removing a tattoo can poison your body unless you take the proper steps. Find out how to make sure that your tattoo is an act of self-expression instead of intoxication by folowing the advice of this newsletter from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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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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What Have We Done To All The Fish?

Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:20:00 PM America/Los_Angeles

fish warningHealth experts of all stripes have been promoting seafood, freshwater fish, and fish oil supplements as a healthier protein source compared to red meat and poultry as well as a clean source of essential fatty acids such as Omega-3, but is it true? Do all fish species confer these health benefits? How do you recognize quality in fish? Is it the same for shellfish? There are some important facts that you should know before deciding whether to add fish to your diet.

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Chlorella and Cilantro, The Detoxifying Duo

Saturday, June 8, 2013 9:02:47 AM America/Los_Angeles

smogDaily life in this high-tech and industrialized age exposes us to historic levels of toxic heavy metals that are known to cause disease in low doses with chronic exposure. Thankfully, there are two natural nutrients that, in conuction, can help protect the body from accumulating these powerful toxins and safeguard our health. Find out more about Chlorella and Cilantro in this article from the Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Mercury, AKA Liquid Misery

Saturday, June 4, 2011 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

I remember the days of high school science class when the teacher showed us mercury for the first time. It was definitely one of the more exciting days since science class was typically drawing letters and numbers with arrows pointing various directions on a piece of paper. Not that day though. That day we got to play with a dish of mercury that looked like the liquid metal bad guy in Terminator 2. I remember when the teacher poured a whole vial of the stuff into a wide dish and swished it around; it looked like it had a mind of its own. 

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