About Detoxing

The liver supports your body by providing it with energy, fighting off infections, toxins, helping clot the blood, regulating hormones and much more. Detoxification implies following a specific diet or using products that to rid your body of toxins, thereby improving health and promoting weight loss.

Food-based nutrients continue to be investigated for their role in the modulation of
metabolic pathways involved in detoxification processes. Research indicates that
specific foods may up-regulate or balance metabolic pathways to assist with toxin

Various whole foods such as cruciferous vegetables, berries, soy, garlic, and even
spices like turmeric have been suggested to be beneficial and commonly prescribed as part of naturopathic-oriented and functional medicine-based therapies.



• Hodges, R. and Minich, D. 2015. Modulation of Metabolic Detoxification Pathways Using Foods and Food-
Derived Components: A Scientific Review with Clinical Application. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism,
2015, pp.1-23.