Kicking Butt On Toxins With Sulforaphane
A build-up of these toxins can overburden the body, leading to fatigue, weight gain, digestive disturbances, and hormonal disorders. Fortunately, these effects can be offset using the superhero nutrient sulforaphane, which stimulates toxin elimination and reduces the fall-out from toxic exposure by strengthening antioxidant defences.
The War Against Toxins
Our body also neutralises and eliminates toxic substances via detoxification, with the liver primarily responsible for eliminating the toxins we’re exposed to. While the liver is an efficient organ, it can benefit greatly from detoxification support to prevent it from becoming overburdened by constant toxin exposure. This is where sulforaphane plays a key role, enhancing the body’s detoxification processes and reducing damage caused by free radical exposure.
Sulforaphane To The Rescue!
Additionally, sulforaphane enhances detoxification activity in the body by inducing enzymes involved in metabolism of harmful toxins by the liver, promoting their elimination.
The Elusive Hero
Figure 1: Sulforaphane is made from glucoraphanin, with a little help from myrosinase.
Sulforaphane…More Like Sulfora-gain
(Credit to Metagenics for this fantastic article)
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