Too much being a bit naughty
We can go along being a bit naughty for so long with our dietary habits, but eventually the body will tell us enough is enough and signal to us that we have gone too far and reached critical mass with accumulating toxins. The body never lies. Over time, it will start to bear the imprints of every excessive transgression or deleterious habit in which we have indulged. It is not only congestive and processed foods that are the culprits, but also elevated cortisol levels from chronic stress and the endogenous metabolic toxins of internal origin that build up to adversely affect our health. Indeed, in this modern world, we humans are exposed to multiple stressors that can burden our bodies’ own detoxification systems with excess waste. This includes vestige detritus from pharmaceutical or recreational drugs that still lurks within the body’s cells. The broad array of external environmental toxins includes pesticides, hidden food additives, heavy metals as well as the chemical pollutants in the air that we breathe. Improper clearance of toxins can certainly play a role in obesity, cardiovascular disease, neurocognitive concerns, immune dysfunction, allergies, chemical intolerance and reproductive and developmental concerns. It is no wonder that humans have always turned to reliable, detoxifying herbs to deal with this ubiquitous and vexatious problem.
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