Natural Ways to Keep Heavy Metals Out of Your Body


Each day you experience exposure to dangerous toxins. Some of those toxins being heavy metals, and four of the most common and most dangerous metals being mercury, arsenic, cadmium and lead. Exposure to these metals occurs through the foods you eat, water you drink and daily household items you use. Sometimes exposure to heavy metals simply comes from dental and medical procedures too. Detoxifying your body from these poisonous metals is essential for keeping your free from chronic illnesses that could eventually become life threatening. .

How do you detoxifying the body from heavy metals?

You detoxify the body from heavy metals by nourishing your body with detoxifying super foods that help flush the metals out of your system. Some of those super foods being:
• Cucumbers
•Ginger Root
•Brussells Sprouts
• Chard
• Parsley
• Asparagus
•Citrus Fruits
• Beets
•Sesame Seeds
•Mustard Greens
• Yams
•Brewer’s Yeast

These super foods help draw out the heavy metals from your organs, blood, soft tissues and muscles so free radical cells do not over populate the body causing you chronic illness or extreme allergies.

The best way to eat these foods in order to receive the health benefits from them is by eating them in raw form as they are or in smoothies and salads.

Two recommended recipes:

Green detox drink

This vegetable detox drink is made up primarily of green vegetables, providing an effective natural body cleanse of the digestive system.


•3 carrots
•3 kale leaves
•2 celery stalks
•2 beets
•1 turnip
•½ bunch of spinach
•½ cabbage
•½ bunch of parsley
•½ onion
•2 garlic cloves

Mix all ingredients with water and puree in a blender.

Fruit detox drink

Fruit is high in fiber and packed with essential vitamins and minerals, it is a wonderful natural detox for the body.

In your blender, add:

•8 oz. of orange juice
•4 oz. of pure water
•½ cup banana strawberries or yogurt
•½-inch slice of ginger
•1 small garlic clove
•1 tablespoon flax oil
•1 tablespoon lecithin granules
•1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice if desired
•1 tablespoon of protein powder or spirulina powder

Is it possible to avoid metal poisoning?

1.You can avoid metal poisoning by not consuming fish with high mercury levels, asking for amalgam fillings instead of metal ones, receiving vaccines free of mercury, drinking filtered water and staying away from old paints that contain lead.

2.Other household items with heavy poisonous metals in them are thermometers, cookware and dinnerware as well as aluminum scrubbing sponges.

3.It is also helpful to stay away from can goods and purchase only fresh organic goods without packaging. This will ensure your diet and the food you eat is not contaminated with heavy metals.

4.It is also helpful not to grow any type of food garden near your house or garage since the paint from these forms of shelter can leak heavy amounts of lead into the ground, which is than sucked up by the plants that can then give lead poisoning to anyone who eats them.

The best way to keep heavy metals out of your body is by eating an organic whole food diet and staying away from cookware, household items and foods that are known to contain high amounts of metals. If heavy metal poisoning does occur, adding the foods from the detoxifying food list into your diet is essential and helpful for removing the toxins from your body. However, it is also essential to visit a doctor for more advance treatment to prevent the metal poisoning from worsening your health.

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Heidi Kristoffer
I am Heidi Kristoffer, as an expert on natural health and holistic medicine, I am willing to help people live happier capable lives by sharing my health opinions with others. I am good at writing topics such as: medicine, natural remedies, foods and mental health. I think living a simple and healthy life, including eating healthy, exercising regularly and positively thinking, is the best medicine.