- Chemicals added to processed foods, such as preservatives
- Chemicals that enter the food chain through the use of pesticides, artificial fertilizers, and drugs given to food animals
- Toxins produced in the intestines due to improper digestion
- Toxins produced in the bloodstream due to stress
- Pharmaceutical medications, nearly all of which are regarded as essentially toxic by proponents of detoxification
- Toxins present in the general environment, such as automobile exhaust, cigarette smoke, the aluminum in antiperspirants, and the formaldehyde released by new carpet
- Toxins in water
- Toxins introduced through the use of mercury fillings and other medical procedures
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- Reviewer: EBSCO CAM Review Board
- Review Date: 09/2014 -
- Update Date: 09/18/2014 -
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