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Reap the Benefits of Glutathione

…everyone’s radar, so it’s ironic that we don’t hear much about glutathione. After all, it’s the body’s premiere antioxidant—and much, much more. That’s probably because you can’t go to your health food store and buy glutathione in a bottle. Well, you can, but I don’t recommend it. Because…

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Three Steps to Preserve Your Vision Health

…any organ. Other lens-healthy antioxidants are vitamin A, beta-carotene, and glutathione. I recommend 15,000 IU of vitamin A from mixed carotenoids—including beta-carotene—and 260 mg of N-acetyl-cysteine, a glutathione precursor, daily. 2. Preserve your vision health with red wine. The benefits of…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Veg Out!

…chemicals by detoxifying them or rendering them harmless. Vegetables in this family are also the richest natural source of the potent antioxidant glutathione. On the weight loss front, loading up on fiber-rich vegetables also helps curb your appetite and fills you up, so you are less inclined to reach…

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Hope for Hepatitis C

…unique benefits for the liver. * Alpha lipoic acid boosts levels of glutathione, a detoxifying antioxidant that is particularly protective of the liver. * Silymarin, an herbal extract derived from milk thistle, also increases glutathione levels, plus it curbs inflammation and rejuvenates the liver by stimulating…

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Spring Cleaning for Your Body

An estimated 6 trillion pounds of chemicals are released into the environment each year. Some of these inevitably make their way into our bodies in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink. The toxin-removal organ of your body is your liver. It filters your blood—two quarts a…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Importance of Minerals

…and chromium picolinate are the best-absorbed forms of chromium. Selenium Selenium functions primarily as a component of the antioxidant enzyme glutathione peroxidase—one of your body’s most important antioxidants. A direct correlation has been found between low soil levels of selenium and increased…

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