Category Archives: Detoxification

IV Spotlight: Chelation Therapy and Heavy Metal Detoxification

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft, ND   Heavy Metal Chelations using EDTA Ethyl Diamine Tetraacetic Acid (EDTA) was developed in Europe in the first half of the last century for use in industry and water purification (removal of lead).  In 1940s, … Continue reading

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Put a Spring in your Health!

by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz   Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’ -Robin Williams              This year, this quote seems even more pertinent here in Washington.  After just breaking records for rainfall, the flowers and blossoms are bursting … Continue reading

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Good Fat v. Bad Fat: not all fats created equal

by Dr. Liat Engel   Too Fat, or not Too Fat? That is the question.  Well, not really.  The question is more likely: “what is the nature of your fats?”  In this article we will be reviewing both the bad … Continue reading

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Demystifying Detoxifications and Cleanses: What You Need To Know This Fall!

By Dr. Mohammad Shegeft   Detox. The understanding of what detoxification is and why you need to detox is not as easy as it seems.  First we need to go over some definitions.  1. Depuration; obsolete to promote the elimination … Continue reading

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Things I Learned (& re-learned) During my Three Week End-of-Summer Cleanse

By Nichole Santoro, LAc LMP Soak your beans! This is really about preparation. If you can roughly prepare the menu for your week and make some key dishes that can serve for several days, then it is much easier to … Continue reading

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Hypertension and Detoxification

by Dr. Alison Kerns, ND First, let’s clarify a difference in terminology between the term “detoxification” and another related concept, “depuration”. Detoxification is a metabolic process by which the toxic qualities of a poison or toxin are reduced by the … Continue reading

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