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Delicious Recipe to Remove Heavy Metals

Heavy metal poisoning is insidious and all too common. It has been implicated in hormonal imbalances, cancer, thyroid problems, neurological disturbances, learning problems, depression, food allergies, susceptibility to parasites, and the list goes on. The main ingredient of the following recipe - cilantro (aka coriander) - is probably the most powerful natural chelating agent around.

The following recipe combines cilantro with other ingredients that have a synergistic effect. They cleanse the tissues by increasing the urinary excretion of mercury, lead and aluminum. Two teaspoons of this pesto daily for three weeks is purportedly enough to substantially clear these toxic metals from the body. It is recommended to repeat this

Cleanse as a preventative measure at least once a year for three weeks.
This great recipe is not only easy to make but delicious on toast, baked potatoes and pasta. You just might want to make it a regular part of your diet!

Coriander Chelation Pesto:
4 cloves garlic
1/3 cup Brazil nuts (selenium)
1/3 cup sunflower seeds (cysteine)
1/3 cup pumpkin seeds (zinc, magnesium)
2 cups packed fresh coriander (cilantro, Chinese parsley) (vitamin A)
2/3 cup flaxseed oil
4 tablespoons lemon juice (vitamin C)
2 tsp dulse powder
Bragg's liquid [or Miso]

Process the coriander and flaxseed oil in a blender until the coriander is chopped. Add the garlic, nuts and seeds, dulse and lemon juice and mix until the mixture is finely blended into a paste. Add a squirt of Bragg's to taste and blend again. Store in dark glass jars if possible. It freezes well, so purchase coriander in season and fill enough jars to last throughout the year.