Lifelong exposure to a growing number of xenobiotics (a chemical compound foreign to a given biological system with respect to animals and humans, xenobiotics include drugs, drug metabolites, and environmental compounds such as pollutants that are not produced by the body. In the environment, xenobiotics include synthetic pesticides, herbicides, and industrial pollutants that would not be found in nature) and other toxic chemicals in the modern world is unavoidable. The evidence is mounting that a total body burden of toxins is contributing to the incidence and severity of a variety of chronic health conditions, including diabetes and a host of other neurological, immunological, and mitochondrial genotoxities (Institute for Functional Medicine).
This book will help you identify some of the risks of toxic exposures and need for particular nutrients to improve digestion and prevent metabolic syndrome.
Prima Mangonon has earned doctoral degrees in holistic natural health and nutrition. She also earned her masters degree in psychology. Mangonon had been lecturing about how poor lifestyle and poor diet affects not only the body but the mind, causing irritability, depression, and poor sleep. Mangonon is on a mission to educate people to claim their health and well-being.