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What Is A Low-toxin Vegetable?

Our body absorbs a wide variety of toxins from anything we eat, and it’s important to eat high-toxin items regularly to avoid toxic overload.

We consume quite an array of microorganisms each day, but the vast majority of it is toxic and not very good for us. In any case, the question of what constitutes a “low-toxin vegetable” is important because you should be eating a variety of food to keep your gut healthy and your gut microbes in balance. And yet, there’s no agreed upon term to define what exactly constitutes a low-toxin vegetable. In this video I discuss the most common and recommended types of healthy vegetables with a focus on vegetables that are low in toxins. In addition, I share how eating a variety of plants from different climates and countries can help keep your natural toxin load in check.

How Do I Eat Vegetables?

If you’re eating a variety of foods each day, you should eat the majority of your vegetables during what is referred to as the “dietary cycle.” In a normal eating cycle, you eat breakfast for breakfast, lunch for lunch, dinner for dinner, and breakfast again for breakfast.

The only exception would be if you eat two meals every day. If you eat three meals every day, all three meals are vegetarian (e.g., eggs, bacon, sausage, eggs, bacon, tuna, sushi, pasta, steak, etc.).

When eating vegetarian, you are eating the bulk of your daily nutrient needs for the day at once.

What Is The “Normal” Dietary Cycle?

The “dietary cycle” is best thought of as the average amount of time between meals. For example, if you eat a normal meal of bread and egg once every three hours throughout the day, your body will begin to break down the nutrients and metabolize most of it within 20 minutes.

After 20 minutes, the remaining foods become your body’s primary energy source. Your body converts the fats and protein to glucose, which then is used to fuel the muscles, nerves, liver, kidneys, and other body functions.

This isn’t true fasting. In reality, your body will begin breaking down some nutrients much sooner and, as such, it takes much longer to digest them. You may see a significant dip in blood glucose concentration from 1-2 hours into a fast. In the fasting state, the body doesn’t have the enzymes required to break down nutrients. A low-toxin diet can’t be a fast–it must be a slow metabolism.

What Is A Consistent Diet?

It’s important to eat in a consistent way because your eating habits may vary depending on the environment you live in. If you live in a town with fast food outlets or restaurants every few blocks, for example, then you’re bound to vary your eating habits to avoid the fast food temptation. A consistent eating routine is best.

What Do I Eat All Day?

Once your body has broken down all of the nutrient-rich foods in your bowl, the best food choices are for those that are low in toxins.