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Information on Cadmium Toxicity


Notes, Nutrients, Herbs/Supplements, and Advice

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Cadmium Toxicity


About

The body has a heavy concentration of cadmium. This metal is poisonous, and our bodies are not able to expel the metal in large quantities. An excessive amount of cadmium can damage multiple types of body cells.

Notes


  • Chelation may remove poisonous metals from the body. Chelating agitators are made of material that can bond chemically with metals, minerals, or chemical toxins in the body. Chelating would actually surround the metal or mineral ion and expel it from the body via urine or feces.
Helpful nutrients for this condition.


Lecithin
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Keeps cells safe.

Alfalfa
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Aids in removal of cadmium from the body.

Calcium
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Aids in removal of cadmium from the body.

Magnesium
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Aids in removal of cadmium from the body.

Garlic
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Aids in removal of cadmium from the body. Detoxifies the body.

Lecithin
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Keeps cells safe.

L-cysteine and L-lysine and L-methionine
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Antioxidants. Promotes healthy organs especially the liver.

Rutin
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Gets rid of large amounts of metals in body.

Vitamin E
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Antioxidant. Emulsion form is recommended.

Zinc
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Replaces zinc (lost due to cadmium's presence). Regulates levels of cadmium.


Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.


Alfalfa
Type: Internal
Purposes: Alfalfa can be an excellent source of Vitamin K for replacing the K that was removed due to treatment from drugs such as antibiotics. Alfalfa has been noticed to have possible beneficial treatment for removal of different toxins from the body and to act as a blood purifier.
Dosage: 2000 - 3000 mg daily in tablet form.

Burdock Root/Red Clover
Type: Internal
Purposes: Burdock Root can be a beneficial aid in cleansing the blood. The main ingredient of Burdock Root is insulin, which has been shown to boost the immune system. You might recognize Red Clover by one of its other names - cow clover, meadow clover, purple clover, wild clover, or trifolium. Clover, as well, can purify the blood and tone the body system.

Milk thistle
Type: Internal
Purposes: Germany was able to validate via scientific research that an oral extract of milk thistle can treat liver disease which come about because of alcoholic hepatitis, fatty liver, a low incidence of cirrhosis, & liver poisoning. The thistle can also shield the liver from the effects of medications that can prove toxic to the liver.

Advice


  • Include zinc in your diet by eating foods like pumpkin seeds. Apple pectin and high-fiber foods are also important.