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Why is it so important to remove toxins from my body?

Pam Grout
Alternative & Complementary Medicine

Once you rid your body of all the toxins, it can go to work better processing food. The other tragedy that occurs when your cells don't get enough oxygen is they convert from the fat-burning equilibrium to the fat-storing equilibrium. And while that's hardly good news for someone wanting to shed pounds, it's actually a tribute to your miraculous body. In a nutshell, your cells are very advanced time management specialists. They know how to do the very best with what they've got. When they're not getting enough oxygen, it's only smart on their part to change from a metabolism that burns fat to a metabolism that doesn't. You see, it takes a lot of oxygen to burn up fat. And if your body isn't getting enough oxygen, it's only sound reasoning to form a fat cell because, well, it conserves the oxygen that's there. If your circulation isn't delivering enough oxygen to the cells, the fat-burning mechanism, like my tightly stacked logs, sputters and dies.

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