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The Body’s Natural Detoxification Process

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Key Topics: Digestive Health
February 5, 2022

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The human body is exposed to endogenous metabolic toxins every day. Toxin exposure can put pressure on the body’s natural metabolic detoxification capacity. Improper clearance of toxins may play a role in a variety of health conditions. The human body has a well-defined, three-phase detoxification system to eliminate toxins.

Detoxification is broken down into three main phases:

  • Phase I: Bioactivation
  • Phase II: Conjugation
  • Phase III: Transport

Optimal detoxification is highly dependent on proper nutrient support. For example, many nutrients and phytonutrients have antioxidant properties that may help to reduce oxidative stress that occurs as a result of phase I enzymatic activity.

Toxin exposure is unavoidable, but humans have a natural metabolic response in place to eliminate toxins. Metabolic detox programs support this process.

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