levani

metal detox vs dry fasting

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Didn't you ask this question before? Dry fasting won't chelate heavy metals from your body, so they are not directly comparable.

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Dry fasting is a way to get into autophagy faster. I don't see how that has anything to do with heavy metals.

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because fasting is the body's natural say to remove anything unnecessary from itself

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@levani In mammals inorganic mercury cannot be remethylated and excreted.

Mammals don’t have the enzyme that allows this to happen. No matter how many methylating supplements you take, you cannot remethylate that mercury. It is Stuck inside you behind lipid barriers and it will never come out on its own. You don’t have the right enzyme to methylate mercury.

Fish do.

They can remethylate mercury and move it out of their brain and other organs. This is why fish can have such high mercury levels and remain healthy.

The fish stay healthy, but the people and other mammals that eat these fish become horribly toxic.

To sum things up: in mammals and birds, methylation has nothing to do with detoxifyng mercury. In fish, methylation keeps the mercury in them safe. Nothing you can do about methylation will help your detoxification pathways clear out mercury.

You don’t have the right enzyme. You can’t remethylate mercury. Only fish can remethylate mercury.

So if you want to actually detox, you need to follow the ACC protocol.


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@levani Methyl mercury, the kind found in fish, is fat soluble and very easy to absorb. Once it is in you, your body takes the methyl group off and transforms it into the more dangerous, water soluble inorganic mercury. It gets past your cell membranes to start in its methylated form, but  then it is demethylated and not fat soluble anymore.

It gets stuck in whichever cell or organ it wound up in.


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@levani Glutathione is depleted in trying to remove metals like mercury and Lead. the body is not up to the task since its doesnt have an infinite supply of glutathione.

Fasting promotes autophagy.

The first cells to die during autophagy are the sickest ones and  our sickest cells are the ones full of heavy metals.

So when the proteins and cell parts are recycled the metals escape the cell and have to go somewhere... so new cells that were before healthy cells recieve the toxic metals and new cells get sick and burdened with the metals. So yeah, fasting not the best idea.


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now that I think again, heavy metals in your hair samples and non - provoked urine tests is a sign of your body detoxifying heavy metals. This is most likely extremely slow though and it would you take hundreds of years to do it naturally . I don't know the math right now .


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On 12/12/2021 at 1:49 PM, levani said:

but who said dry fasting doesn't remove heavy metals from your brain/body ?

I think it might. I did a 40 hour water fast and it cured my brain fog and anger issues.

Some studies, like this one, also seem to indicate this:

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnut.2021.708069/full


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