Detoxification

Ginger Reduces the Toxicity of Parabens

Scientists have discovered that extracts of ginger stop hormone disrupting parabens from destroying human red blood cells (hemolysis).

Tamarind Removes Fluoride From Your Body

A 2003 study concluded the detoxification of fluoride from the body is increased when tamarind is ingested.

Human Excretion of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Flame Retardants: Blood, Urine, and Sweat Study.

Flame retardants have negative reproductive effects on humans but thankfully researchers have discovered ways the human body detoxifies these nasty hormone disrupting chemicals.

Baking Soda Wash Removes Pesticide Residues

 A 2017 Study discovers pesticide residues in apples can be removed by washing the fruit in baking soda and water.

Probiotics in Kimchi Degrade Pesticides

A scientific paper determines that bacteria isolated from kimchi can biodegrade known endocrine disrupting pesticides called chlorpyrifos (an organophosphate).

Probiotics Help to Naturally Detox BPA

Study reveals probiotic bacteria suppress the negative effects of the xenoestrogen, bisphenol A (BPA), and help your body to excrete and remove this nasty hormone disruptor.

An Apple a Day Keeps Cancer Away

A study reveals that glucaric acid, a substance naturally found in apples, oranges, grapefruits and cruciferous vegetables, assists the body in estrogen metabolism and has been shown to inhibit enzymes that are associated with hormone dependent cancers.

 

Sweating Detoxes Phthalates

Study reveals that phthalates, known estrogen mimicking xenoestrogens, are removed from the body through sweat.

Complete Degradation/Detoxification of A Specific Phthalate by a Defined Bacteria

A ScienceDirect abstract on the complete removal butyl benzyl phthalate by a defined bacterial consortium.

Bisphenol A Degradation by Bacteria Isolated from River Water

A Springer Link abstract on two specific strains of bacteria that had high BPA biodegradability (about 90%) - identified as a Pseudomonas sp. and a Pseudomonas putida strain.

Pages