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Over 100+ Whole Food & Natural Sources of Important Nutrients to Improve Health & Support Removal of


We're dedicated to bringing awareness to the reality of modern "health" care practices.



We're taking a look at a very standard dental practice that is unfortunately decades behind modern research. Over the course of multiple posts, we have introduced the fact that amalgam fillings are 50% mercury, revealed signs and symptoms of mercury poisoning, and offered solutions for getting this neurotoxin out of your mouth & body.


Here is what we have covered so far:



The first thing to do if you want your mercury fillings removed or replaced is to get as healthy as you can right now. The removal process is taxing on the body, and you stand the best chance of coming out with the least damage if you consciously prepare your body.


In our last post on this topic, we introduced you to nutrients that support a mercury poisoned body to improve health as best you can. Supplementing or fortifying your diet with these nutrients offers immediate benefits. 


If you do choose to supplement with vitamins and minerals, we'd like to remind you that as far as supplements go:

  1. There's a lot of total crap out there.

  2. You do not want synthetic sources--whole food, organic sources are best.

  3. Cost is not foolproof but is often a decent indicator of quality. Super cheap supplements from corporate chains have proven again and again to be contaminated or weak. 

There are a lot of factors to consider and plenty of research to be done if you want to take supplements.


Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. ~ Hippocrates

This is still extremely relevant wisdom, and it is quite a shame that although doctors take the Hippocratic oath to “do no harm”, such little focus is put on food for health.



Fruits & Veggies Garden of Eden


With that in mind, today we want to share the best whole food and natural sources of important nutrients we know to get you as healthy as possible for mercury filling removal:



1. Nascent iodine


Iodine is a vital nutrient; you need to consume it every single day to provide the foundation for every single chemical reaction that takes place in your body.


Unfortunately, our food supply is almost completely stripped of iodine and has been for decades. Modern agriculture practices have depleted iodine in the soil, and we are seeing a correlation with an iodine deficiency in the human population. 


You can get iodine from seafood and uncooked, unprocessed sea vegetables like kelp...but these run the risk of high mercury contamination as well. Cranberries, yogurt, and potatoes have some iodine, but given the rampant iodine deficiency, people need to be consuming much more than the FDA's recommended daily allowance (RDA) to optimize health. 


Iodized salt is a terrible source of iodine! It does not have the form of iodine your body needs, plus it's processed with all kinds of toxins.  


Nascent iodine is one of the few supplements we do recommend, because it is difficult to consume appropriate levels from clean, organic food sources. We found a source we trust to provide the highest quality nascent iodine we know about, and we offer that to other people. We encourage everyone to do more research! 





2. Omega 3s & 6s


These oils can increase the fluidity of how the cell membranes function, which helps mercury be moved out of the cells. The oils also help to calm a distressed nervous system, and there are many great food sources for it: avocados, berries, safflower & sunflower oil, flax seed & flax oil, seeds, nuts, and leafy greens.


avocado




3. Zinc picolinate


Zinc is vital to maintain a healthy immune system, but mercury quickly depletes zinc. There are many whole food options to get enough zinc: berries, cherries, asparagus, onions, sprouts and microgreens, parsley, raw honey, legumes, wheat germs, nuts, seeds, oatmeal, liver, beef, lamb, cheese, and oysters.


Berries




4. Sulfur


Mercury loves sulfur and will try to bond with it, leaving sulfur unavailable to bond with other molecules for vital bodily functions. Sulfur is part of our blood cells; if all the sulfur is bonding with mercury, then the blood cells cannot function properly. 


Thankfully, there are plenty of delicious sources of sulfur! Garlic is a great source, but it can be extremely potent for some people. You could also have broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, arugula, coconut milk & oil, and eggs.