How do I begin my detoxification with NDF® or NDF Plus®? What is the recommended intake?
To begin your detox always make sure your liver is supported by using Liver Life® and that your bowels are moving daily.
Shake your bottle well.
Begin with 3-6 drops of NDF® or NDF Plus® in water or juice twice (2x) a day.
Increase intake by 3 drops per day, or as tolerated to optimal intake.
Optimal intake by weight:
- Under 40 lbs: 13 drops, 2x per day
- 41-75 lbs: 1 dropper* (26 drops), 2x per day
- Over 75 lbs: 2 droppers (52 drops), 2x per day
Sensitive Individuals: Begin with 1 drop in water of juice twice (2x) a day. Increase intake by 1 drop every 3-4 days, or as tolerated, to optimal intake.
*1 dropper is approximately 26 drops
Why is it recommended to wait for my first morning urine pH to be 5.5-6.2 before adding in NDF® or NDF Plus®?
When the first morning urine pH is in the acidic range of 5.5-6.2, this indicates that the liver is efficiently removing toxins. Now is the perfect time to begin detoxification with NDF® or NDF Plus® as toxins will be removed at a faster pace.
Do I have to use Liver Life® for NDF® & NDF Plus® to be effective?
The liver needs support during any detox program. You do not have to use Liver Life® for the NDF Plus® to work, however it will contribute to more efficient and successful detox protocol if included.
How will I know if my dose of NDF® or NDF Plus® is too high?
Not being able to concentrate and/or mild agitation may be the initial symptoms of an aggravation. If you notice an aggravation, lower your dose by half and increase water intake. See "What do I do if I have an aggravation?"
What benefits have others seen when using NDF/NDF Plus?
More focus, mental clarity, energy, decreased in histamine response, improvement of digestion, and restful sleep.
How will I know if NDF® is decreasing the metal levels in my body?
One of the easiest ways to determine if you are decreasing the metal levels in your body is if you begin to feel better after beginning NDF® or NDF Plus®. A Urine Toxic Elements test can also be taken to see what/how many toxic metals are being excreted.
How long do I have to stay on NDF®
Detoxification with NDF® usually takes between 6 to 12 months depending on your individual toxicity and your ability to tolerate increasing the dose. Since heavy metals in our environment are prevalent, we recommend staying on a maintenance dose of NDF® after you have completed detoxification with NDF®. The appropriate maintenance dose is individual and determined by diet, living environment, profession, etc.
Does it matter how soon you eat after taking NDF®/NDF Plus®?
Any supplement is more effective on an empty stomach, however, NDF® can be taken with food.
Can NDF® and NDF Plus® be used topically?
Yes, they can. Apply directly to creases inside of elbows for a transdermal effect and milder detoxification.
Are there any side effects or interactions with other supplements or drugs when using NDF® and NDF Plus®?
None have been reported; both are very safe. Take NDF® or NDF Plus® 2 hours away from any western medication if you or your practitioner have any concerns. The half life of both NDF® and NDF Plus® is 2 hours. If you notice any mild aggravations see: "What to do if I have an aggravation".
What is the difference between NDF® and NDF PLUS®?
NDF is for those with a strong constitution. NDF Plus is for those that need more cellular support with appears as needing naps in the day, tired after eating, sensitive to foods.
What is CytoFlora®?
CytoFlora® is a probiotic lysate used to support healthy gut function and a balanced immune response.
How is CytoFlora® different than live probiotics?
CytoFlora® contains beneficial bacteria that have been cell wall lysed (decimated), releasing the vital substances and nutrients from the cell wall and cytoplasm directly into the solution. These immune system modulators exist inside the cell of healthy probiotics and are not readily available in most probiotic formulas. This proprietary manufacturing process makes CytoFlora® a unique and potent lysed probiotic tincture. CytoFlora® and is an excellent food source (prebiotic) for live beneficial bacteria.
What are the ingredients in CytoFlora®?
Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Bifidobacterium bifidum, Bifidobacterium infantis, Bifidobacterium longum, Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus plantarum, Lactobacillus acidophilus DDS-1, Lactobacillus helveticus, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus reuteri, Lactobacillus salivarius.
Other Ingredients: Deionized water and gluten-free grain alcohol (20% by volume). CytoFlora® probiotics are pharmaceutical grade, hypo-allergenic, in a nondairy, rice base.
Does CytoFlora® replace my live probiotics?
No, it does not. Both CytoFlora® and live probiotics are a great way to support healthy function of the GI and colon. CytoFlora® supports a healthy environment for probiotics to thrive.
Can I give CytoFlora® at the same time as NDF Plus® and Liver Life®?
What if I am not having a daily bowel movement before beginning CytoFlora®?
It is important to make sure the bowels are moving 1-3 times a day prior to starting. Optimizing liver function with Liver Life® and using Good To Go® or NDF Pooper® as needed is recommended.
What is the optimal intake of Liver Life?
Optimal Intake by Weight:
- Under 40 lbs: 15 drops, 2x a day
- 41-75 lbs: 2 droppers* (52 drops), 2x a day
- 75-150 lbs: 3 droppers (78 drops), 2x a day
- Over 150 lbs: 4 droppers (104), drops 2x a day
- *1 dropper is approximately 26 drops
Intake Instructions: Shake well.
Adults: Start with 13 drops in water or juice. Increase intake by 6-13 drops per day until you reach optimal intake.
Children & Sensitive Individuals: Start with 1 drop in water or juice. Increase by 1 drop per day or as tolerated.
How long should I take Liver Life® at optimal does? What is maintence intake?
Optimal intake of Liver Life® is recommended for a minimum of 3 months. At that time reevaluating to see if a lower maintenance dose can be used is appropriate.
Maintenance intake is a lower daily intake or optimal intake 3-4 days a week.
Can Liver Life® be taken at the same time as other supplements?
Yes. In general remedies taken alone have more impact, taken with food or just before eating buffers their effect slightly. Allowing 15 minutes before eating or 45 minutes after eating achieves stronger impact.
What are toxic heavy metals?
Heavy metals is the term used for a group of elements that have particular weight characteristics. They are on the "heavier" end of the periodic table of elements. Some heavy metals - such as copper, iron, manganese, and zinc - are essential to health in trace amounts. Others are non-essential and can be harmful to health in excessive amounts. These include cadmium, thallium, antimony, mercury, lead, and arsenic - these last three being the most common in cases of heavy metal toxicity.
Why would I have heavy metal/chemical toxicity?
There are more than 80,000 chemicals for use in cleaners, pesticides, plastics, personal care products, industrial products and other conveniences. Continuous exposure may also come from contaminated food, air, water, or dust; amalgam fillings, living near a hazardous waste site; spending time in areas with deteriorating lead paint; and many other potential sources. Evaluating your living and working habits may help pinpoint potential heavy metal sources to eliminate them.
How do I know if I have heavy metals in my body?
Ask your practitioner to order a test kit for you from any of the following labs: Great Plains, Doctor’s Data, Genova Diagnostics, or Trace Elements. They will want to ask for a test that measures heavy metals and other environmental pollutants in the urine or hair.
What can I do if I have a sensitive constitution?
If you are very sensitive, you can put 1 drop of the NDF®/NDF Plus® in a large amount of water and drink this diluted mixture throughout the day. This will ensure that you are hydrated while using the NDF®/NDF Plus®, which helps to avoid aggravations.
How long will it take for me to notice results?
Some individuals have reported results after the very first dose. If you do not notice any differences, (i.e less foggy thinking, more energy) you can begin to slowly ramp up your dose within the first three days.
What other steps can I take towards successful heavy metal detoxification?
Educate yourself regarding potential sources of environmental toxins, eat organic foods whenever possible, use natural based household cleaners and detergents, drink plenty of filtered water, test your urine pH on a regular basis to insure that you are draining acids, take steps to create a non-toxic living and working environment
What is Chlorella Growth Factor? CGF?
Peptides, proteins, RNA and DNA, polysaccharide, beta glucans, sulfur and manganese combine to form CGF. In our bodies this compound works to promote healthy cellular growth and repair.
Does Chlorella benefit the intestines and colon?
Yes, chlorella causes the friendly lactic bacteria in the gut to multiply at four times the usual rate, improving digestion and the absorption of nutrients into the bloodstream*.
Chlorella The Ultimate Green Food. By Beth M. Ley, Ph.D.*
What positive changes should I expect?
Improvements in digestion, sleep, energy, ability to focus and concentrate, healthy hormone balance, happy moods, skin tone, and support of assimilation of nutrients and tolerance of food and the environment have been noted.
What other things can be done to help balance pH?
Many foods assist in restoring healthy pH ranges in the body. Fresh squeezed lemon juice is one of the most effective alkaline forming foods.
Do I need to test my first morning urine pH daily?
We recommend checking your pH daily for the first week of using Liver Life®. Once pH is stabilized, testing once every 2 weeks is advised.
When is the best time to give?
It is more efficient to take CytoFlora® on an empty stomach 15 minutes before or 45 minutes after food, but it can also be taken with food.