Silymarin and silibinin, caffeine, bioflavonoids, curcumin, resveratrol and other natural polyphenols have been found beneficial for NAFLD in studies and preclinical trials.
Practitioners looking for a therapeutic edge when tailoring detoxification protocols for patients would be wise to consider phosphatidyl choline – a vital nutrient with surprising benefits.
A meta-analysis published in 2012 of 13 epidemiological studies found that a high intake of cruciferous vegetables was linked with a 15% reduction in breast cancer risk. Like most vegetables, crucifers are a great source of fibre, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other phytonutrients, however one member, the humble broccoli, appears to have additional benefits.
A recent review provides evidence for probiotic use in liver disease.
Alcohol is a large part of Australian culture and, for the most part, many of us don't give our habitual intake any thought. But given the health risks associated with its consumption, it is worth considering how often and how much we drink, and what we can do to reduce its impact on our health.
Pesticides and poisons can be an unseen force behind patient illness. In this podcast, Dr Mark Donohoe talks about being a "detoxification detective" and helping to solve complex health issues with specific detoxification approaches.
Coffee is one of the most consumed beverages worldwide, with epidemiologic studies showing a link between coffee consumption and lower levels of liver disease and all-cause mortality.
The word “detox” has taken on a much broader and more dynamic meaning over the past two decades. It now encompasses the removal of both the everyday physical and emotional toxins of life.