Vitale Health

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skin

Our skin is the largest organ of the body and one we often take for granted. I wonder how many of these facts you are aware of: The thickness of skin can vary from less than 0.5mm on your eyelids to 1.5mm on the soles of your feet Your skin can weight between 15-20% of your total body weight Your skin cells fully regenerate every month It serves many functions including protecting our organs, helping to regulate temperature, detoxification, carrying nerve endings to provide sensation for heat and pain, helping hydration by holding water – to name just a few It often provides an indication […]
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Last week I shared with you the multitude of toxins that our bodies have to deal with on a daily basis. There are so many you think we’d just melt into a puddle, but our bodies are amazing and have plenty of ways in which to deal with these nasties!   Our amazing body! The main 5 organs involved in detoxification are the liver, digestive tract, kidneys, lungs and skin – there are more, but I’d keep you forever!   Liver – probably what you would think of first and a critical organ involved in detoxification. It helps filter the […]
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Did you know that 50-70% of your body is water? It’s in every cell, the fluid between cells, blood, lymph, sweat, urine and more. Maintaining a healthy fluid balance in our body is critical to our health and wellbeing. Water has many functions including: Digesting your food and helping the absorption of nutrients from food Preventing constipation Carrying and excreting waste products and toxins out of your body Regulating your body temperature Keeping all your moving parts lubricated Sending messages between your cells so that you can do things like move your muscles or allow your eyes to see Every […]
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