Author Archive for Lacey Sethness

Detox Series Part V: The Secondary Detoxification Pathways – Kidneys, Skin, Lymphatic & Respiratory Systems

Last week’s article described the major pathway through which the body detoxifies itself: the liver and associated organs (gall bladder and intestines). The importance of the liver cannot be overstated; not only is it responsible for upwards of 500 functions…

Detox Series Part II: The History of Detoxification

While the concept of detoxification, including the programs and techniques claiming to successfully accomplish the process, may seem like yet another unnecessary trend currently flooding the health scene, the theory supporting its efficacy actually goes back thousands of years. Cleansing has…

Detox Series Part I: Toxins

Last week’s newsletter featured the introduction of our new series: Detoxification! “Detox” is a term that has a variety of meanings to different people, from drug and alcohol detoxification, to metabolic and nutritional detoxification, and even cleansing programs that utilize food,…

Introducing Our New Series on Detoxification! Everything You Need to Know About the Process, and How to Decide if it’s Appropriate For You.

With the completion of last week’s online Detox Summit, many of you who listened may now be asking the question, “Do I need to Detox?”  In today’s increasingly toxic environment – both physical and mental – the answer is most…

The Finale of The Great Cholesterol Con: How to Naturally Lower Inflammation & Your Risk of Heart Disease

There is a major misconception that you must avoid foods like eggs and saturated fat to protect your heart. While it’s true that fats from animal sources contain cholesterol, I’ve explained earlier in this article why this should not scare…

Part V of the Great Cholesterol Con: The Dangers of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

Before 2004, when cholesterol had not yet become a super villain in the medical community  and households nation-wide, a 130-milligram LDL cholesterol level was considered healthy.  However, in 2004 the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) panel advised those at risk…