DETOXIFICATION, DIGESTION: Detoxification is a rather straightforward concept on the surface. Don’t want to pollute your body? Stay away from pollutants. Sounds easy, right? But it’s not. First of all, we live in an incredibly complex world that is becoming more and more polluted. Secondly, we really can’t avoid pollutants. They are everywhere. In the water you drink in the air you breath, in the food you eat… There are lots of things you can to to lesson the load of pollutants entering your body. But you still need to deal with those that get through. How? By understanding your body’s processes for decontamination for starters, and most importantly, understanding that there are genetic variants that affect how well that system works.