Detox Aluminum from Your Body Naturally
Below are listed only 2 of the ways to detox aluminum from your system..
By Traci Joy
Aluminum is the earth’s most abundant metal. In its natural state, it is not harmful. Because it is so abundant, it is used in many of our everyday products. As aluminum is altered and overused, it builds up in our body tissues and organs, leading to aluminum toxicity. This can lead to many troublesome conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, liver and skin diseases, gastrointestinal trouble, heartburn, learning disorders and disabilities, and fatigue.
Things You’ll Need
Foot soak basin
Add apple pectin to your daily routine. Apple pectin binds with metals in the body and prevents them from absorbing into the tissues, and excretes them out of the system. You can get apple pectin straight from a fresh, raw apple, or buy it in powder or tablet form where supplements are sold.
Have some lemon juice. Squeezing half of a fresh lemon in a cup of warm water twice a day is one of the best ways to help your body detoxify from metals such as aluminum. The citric acid in the lemon juice helps move the metals out of the cells and tissues and back into the system where it can then be eliminated.
3. Kelp (seaweed) helps with body detoxification by absorbing metals in the body, just like it absorbs metals in the ocean. This absorption of them prevents them from being absorbed by the body and aids in excreting them. The easiest way to add kelp to your daily routine is as a nutritional supplement, available from most health food or nutrition stores.
Turmeric is a spice that is also an anti-oxidant that fights free radicals and toxic substances. It gently detoxes the liver and kidneys, both of which are affected by aluminum. Turmeric is available as a supplement or can be added to foods as a powdered spice.
5 Give yourself a detox bath. Whether you soak just your feet–or your whole body–a detox bath will help draw toxins such as aluminum out of the tissues and out of the body. To detox through your feet, fill a foot basin with water as hot as you can comfortably stand. Add 1/2 cup of Epsom salt and 1/2 cup of sea salt. Soak feet for at least 35 minutes or until water cools. Rinse feet with lukewarm water, and gently rub the skin dry to remove expelled toxins.
What to Eliminate
6 Eliminate aluminum containing health and beauty products. Read the labels on deoderants, toothpastes, and even over the counter antacids. All contain aluminum that can add up to toxic levels in the body.
7 Eliminate aluminum cookware. Most modern cookware is made of aluminum, and pots and pans impart aluminum into our foods. Use stainless steel or glassware to prevent adding more aluminum to your body while you are detoxing.
8 Beware of food additives. Read your food labels as diligently as health and beauty product labels. Certain flours, baking powders and other additives contain high amounts of aluminum. They should be avoided.
Detox With Soup
By Dana Tuffelmire
Raw green vegetables provide many essential nutrients that can fight toxins.
Detoxing, or cleansing, diets focus on providing the body with essential nutrients while eliminating waste and toxins. There are hundreds of detox plans to choose from, with many gaining popularity due to celebrity endorsement. It is important to educate yourself before choosing a detox diet. Detoxing the body with raw, anti-fungal soups is one way to combat harmful toxins and supply the body with digestible energy. Soup recipes can be found online or you can develop and blend your own
Things You’ll Need
Raw green vegetables
Blender or juicer
A typical detox diet should last seven to 10 days. During the cleanse, focus on consuming freshly juiced, nutrient-rich green vegetables, including kale, spinach, cucumber, cabbage, celery, broccoli, avocado, collard greens and okra.
Chop vegetables into bite-sized chunks. Add the pieces to a blender. Puree for one to two minutes or until the vegetables are reduced to liquid form. Add more ingredients to flavor the puree as needed, such as onions, garlic, cilantro, salt, pepper and other herbs.
3 Heat the pureed soup on the stove for five minutes or in the microwave for three minutes, or until the desired temperature is reached.
Eat one to two bowls of soup per day during your cleanse.
Tips & Warnings
Drink at least eight cups of water each day to stay hydrated during your detox diet.