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Helpful Supplements

  1. Vitamin C: a powerful antioxidant: 4-15g daily.
  2. Beta-carotene-Vitamin A: antioxidant, 5000- 50000 I.U.(about 1.5-1.8 mg daily in adults).
  3. Vitamin E: 200- 1200 IU daily.
  4. B-complex vitamins (B-6 50-100mg daily, B-12 1000 mg daily for 1 month, Folic acid 400 mg daily).
  5. Methionine: increases the fat removal in the liver - 1000 mg two times daily.
  6. Zinc: 15 mg daily - important to the structure of cell membranes.
  7. Magnesium: 500 mg daily - essential in detoxification and energy production.
  8. Selenium: 0.2 mg daily - important in glutathione production, and a powerful antioxidant.
  9. Glutathione: major antioxidant and free-radical scavenger. Fresh fruits and vegetables.

Food Supplements

  1. Fruit and vegetable juices such as fresh green apple juice, grapefruit juice, cabbage juice, carrot juice, juice from dark leafy vegetables and wheat grass juice.
  2. Sea vegetables such as wakame, kombu and hijiki.
  3. Algae such as spirulina, chlorella (two times per day, between meals in tea or smoothie).
  4. Nutritional yeast (liver support, excellent source of protein, B vitamins and folic acid).
  5. Lecithin granules (for fat metabolism) for liver disease such as alcoholic fatty liver; a typical dose is 350 to 500 mg taken 3 times daily.
  6. Broccoli sprout extract: inhibits activity in Phase I and enhances Phase 2 glutathione pathway.

Helpful Herbs

  • Dandelion (leaf and root)
  • Bupleurum
  • Oregon grape root
  • Burdock root
  • Turmeric
  • Astragalus
  • Milk Thistle (Silymarin)
  • Licorice Root
  • Yellow dock
  • Chlorella
  • Nettles
  • Black Radish
  • Sho-saiko-to
  • Helpful Drinks

    • Pure spring water
    • Herbal teas
    • Macrobiotic special drinks: sweet vegetables drink
    • Adrenal tonic tea: Burdock root
    • The liver cleanse tea
    • Liver Tea Rejuvenator

    Your NEW Lifestyle

    1. Spend at least one hour outdoors each day exercising or being active
    2. Create a peaceful mealtime (sit at the dinner table with a straight spine)
    3. Try to cook simple balanced healthy meals for yourself and your family-GET INVOLVED!
    4. Choose most of the foods you eat from plant sources. Eat five or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day.
    5. Avoid watching TV for a long stretch of time.
    6. Chew your food well (25 times each bite)
    7. Sleep 7-8 hours in dark room (use black-out curtains….).
    8. Avoid toxins, chemical, pollutants, and any stimulants (especially alcohol, smoking, drugs..), use healthy alternatives when possible.
    9. A flame or gas stove is essential. Avoid electric or microwave cooking!
    10. Minimize and manage stress in your life by acupuncture, aromatherapy, Jacuzzi/steam room, massage, sauna, hydrotherapy (hot and cold water shower)
    11. Learn how to say NO to junk and refined food such as sodas, fried foods, white flour products, desserts treated with processed sweetener and trans fatty acids.

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