Category Archives: Detoxification

The Safest Water on Earth

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 4, 2019

If I’m being honest, the safest water on the planet is probably found high in the Himalayan mountains — where glaciers are slowly melting away.

This water is crisp, clean, and untainted by any human chemicals.

But any natural water source slowly flows downhill and picks up toxins along the way.

Now, Americans have the choice of either drinking publicly supplied water or paying high prices for bottled water. Continue reading

2 Healing Juices You Should Drink Every Day

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 2, 2019

When I was a kid, my father showed me how to cut a little X into the side of a ripe and juicy pomegranate. Then, he’d have me put the fruit to my lips, squeezing around the fruit with all my strength, as I sucked on the sweet nectar.

As long as you’re not wearing a white shirt, it’s the very best way to enjoy pomegranate juice.

Why the story? Continue reading

Colonoscopy Every 5 Years? Think Again!

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

August 2, 2019

If you shudder at the thought of getting your next colonoscopy, you’re not alone.

I have several patients who dread the expected explosive results of the liquid laxative drink and worry about being injured during the procedure.

That’s why you’ll be happy to learn there are a few safer alternatives for testing your colon health. But none of them are 100% accurate, so it pays to know the details. Continue reading

I Love These Stinking Foods!

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

January 23, 2019

Onions make you cry. Garlic gives you bad breath. And a lot of people don’t even know what a leek or shallot is.

But these are all some of my favorite foods.

I try to save heavy doses of them for weekends when I know I don’t have to see patients the following day.

But I couldn’t resist ordering the garlic and green onion hummus appetizer when I went out to dinner last night. And the wild mushroom soup with roasted garlic was definitely calling my name. Continue reading

Still Feeling Sick? Try Flushing Out the Metals

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

December 12, 2018

A few months ago my 35 year old neighbor collapsed in his driveway taking the trash out.

He was immediately rushed to the hospital where the medical staff performed a full work-up on him. One diagnostic test after another was carried out. Finally they gave him the good news…

There was nothing wrong with him. He could go home.

My neighbor didn’t believe this for a minute. After all, he still felt horrible. And guess what happened when he tried to leave the hospital? Continue reading

Cleansing Danger! Easy Way to Detox

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 10, 2018

  • Lose weight and invigorate your life – no detox needed
  • Turn on your body’s natural cleansing system
  • Then super-charge it!

My patients frequently ask me about cleanses and detoxification diets they’ve read about online. They want to know if the green smoothie cleanse, bone broth detox or other rapid and healthy-sounding “cure-alls” are right for them. I’ll bet you’ve wondered about many of them, too.

Well, I’ve got some great news for you. Your body actually has its own built-in cleansing system. And it doesn’t take a week or more of kale smoothies or gallons of bone broth to activate it. It’s actually much easier than that. Continue reading

Is Farm-Raised Salmon Really Toxic?

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

August 31, 2018

  • Never buy farm-raised salmon again
  • How many toxic chemicals are in your store-bought salmon fillet?
  • Selecting the healthiest and freshest salmon for your family

When it comes to choosing healthy fish, one of my top recommendations is wild-caught Alaskan salmon. It has a mild taste and meaty texture that makes it an easy fish for people to like. Plus, it tends to stay moist and tender once it’s cooked up.

However, I often find that when patients can’t locate wild-caught Alaskan salmon at the supermarket fish counter, they frequently opt for the more readily available farm-raised salmon. After all, salmon is salmon, right?

Not exactly. Continue reading

3 Common Drugs Wrecking Your Gut

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

May 4, 2018

  • Antibiotics aren’t the only meds wrecking your health
  • 3 drugs that destroy your gut microbiome
  • Quickly replenish the healthy microflora in your digestive tract

If you’re like most people, you take the health of your gut for granted. The last thing on your mind is how the foods you eat or the medications you take might affect your digestive tract.

But as strange as it might seem, your gut should be a major focus in your life.

You see, a healthy gut microbiome is your first line of defense against infection, disease and illness.

When the beneficial bugs in your digestive system flourish, good things happen. They aid in weight loss, boost your mood and help your body absorb nutrients from the foods you eat. When they are in short supply, just the opposite happens.

This makes antibiotics one of your worst enemies. These drugs not only kill harmful bacteria… they also wipe out strains of beneficial bacteria that are absolutely necessary for good health.

But antibiotics aren’t the only medications that are disturbing your gut microbiome. Continue reading

How to Slash Your Toxic Load

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

April 27, 2018

  • Another reason eating out is bad for your health
  • The many ways you are exposed to phthalates
  • Here’s how to slash your toxic load

If you’re trying to eat a healthy diet, dining out can be pretty tricky… especially if you eat out more often than you eat at home.

Healthy sounding soups, salads and flatbreads are often extremely high in sodium. Many of the foods are laden with inflammatory omega-6 fatty acids and unhealthy additives. Plus, a lot of menu choices contain a lot more calories than you would expect.

Now there is another threat to take into consideration when dining out. Continue reading

Warning: Is This Hiding In Your Drinking Water?

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By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

April 16, 2018

  • Hidden dangers of BPA-free plastic
  • Are you drinking plastic particles?
  • Start protecting yourself now

Today products sold in plastic bottles and other plastics are all racing to claim they are free of bisphenol-A, or BPA-free.

This is because BPA is a known hormone-disrupter.  It contributes to estrogen dominance in men, breast cancer in women, reproductive disorders in both sexes and a whole host of other problems that are only now being explored in depth.

But did you know that even BPA-free plastics contribute to estrogen activity? Continue reading