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Optimal Detox - 14 Servings

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Key Benefits and Actions

Key Benefits and Actions

  • Supports healthy liver, cellular, and GI detoxification
  • Nourishes liver, GI tract, and immune system
  • 25 grams of clean vegan protein per serving!
DISCONTINUED - This product has been discontinued. For a complete list of our detoxification supplements, click here.

Who Needs Optimal Detox

What is detoxification? It is the normal process of metabolizing harmful compounds into less harmful ones and excreting them from the body.

There are chemicals found in our air, water, and food that may cause harm to our bodies tissues and organ systems. Our lungs, digestive system, and immune cells are often the first areas to encounter toxins and are the most susceptible for initial damage from them.

The body’s detoxification process is vital for a healthy immune system and digestive system. In order for your body to properly detox, it needs functioning elimination routes of the liver and digestive system. This is because toxins are most commonly processed in the liver and excreted in the bile which travels through the digestive system.

If this process is not working well, the level of toxins in the body rises. The build up of heavy metals, and waste products all contribute to oxidative stress and potentially cell damage. When under oxidative stress, it may be necessary to support cell function with adequate sleep and a healthy diet. In fact, the process of detoxification improves with adequate sleep and a balanced diet. If you are not getting both, your system may benefit from nutrient support.

You’ve likely heard of detox diets to help support healthy weight, and the elimination of toxins. In addition to the body’s natural detoxification process, further support of this through natural detoxification nutrient support is key. But how do you find the right natural detox nutrients to support you? The first step is to choose a well-designed and formulated product designed by an expert in the field.

Optimal Detox is an extremely comprehensive formula designed by Natural Medicine expert Dr. Ben Lynch ND, to support gastrointestinal (GI) function, balanced detoxification, and a normal, healthy response to inflammation.

Packed full of protein, vitamins, minerals, added amino acids, and selectively chosen plant compounds that support normal detoxification, Optimal Detox is vegan, free from GMOs, gluten, and other common allergens or harsh fillers. These all contribute toward supporting optimal natural detoxification. The wide variety of nutrients are inside of an optimally-absorbed, vegan protein powder base.

Optimal Detox utilizes patented, powerful antioxidant ingredients to support your cells with the onslaught of exposure that happens day in and day out. All natural nutrients to help support the body’s natural detoxification process.

Proper detoxification offers many health benefits. Optimal Detox may help support the following:

  • Normal liver detoxification
  • Fatty acid production
  • Healthy elimination and neutralization of toxins
  • Immune system function

Chosen nutrients support both your CYP1A enzymes/phase I enzymes as well as your phase II liver detox enzymes. Those are the very same enzymes that support the normal biotransformation and the binding of toxins, via the glucuronidation pathway, sulfation pathway, and glutathione conjugation process. All of these contribute to the further elimination of certain toxins and gut health.

This naturally flavored vanilla powder is the perfect addition to support your elimination diet or detoxification protocol. See why many are choosing Optimal Detox to support your body's detoxification pathway today.

Customer Review

Best Shake Ever!

One of the best, most comprehensive shakes out there and it tastes delicious! ~Wendy C.

Key Ingredients In Optimal Detox

  • Vegan Protein Base: Sourced from pea and rice protein, this provides a full amino acid profile to support optimal growth and development of tissues.
  • Preventium®, MSM, and sodium sulfate: Supports glucuronidation and sulfation in the liver for proper breakdown of toxins.
  • MeadowPure®: An organic stabilized flaxseed complex which provides omega fatty acids, fiber, and antioxidant support.
  • Ellagic acid (from pomegranate extract), Watercress, and Green Tea: These powerful nutrients all support CYP1A enzyme, phase I and II of liver detoxification, and healthy detoxification.
  • Ginger and Curcumin: Powerful herbs that support healthy inflammatory processes and detoxification.

Why Optimal Detox Works

Your body’s main detoxification organ is the liver. It first breaks down toxins, then excretes them through bile (to intestines) or urine (kidneys). Bile is stored in your gallbladder and flows into the small intestine for elimination. Ensuring optimal strength of your intestinal lining is important for proper elimination.

So how does detoxification actually work in the body? Detoxification works through three primary pathways:

  • Transformation
  • Conjugation
  • Elimination

Transformation (Phase I Detox)

When a toxin is being detoxed by the body, it often needs to change shape before it can be eliminated. There are a series of enzymes that carry out this process. While there are more possible steps, most consider detoxification as taking place in two primary phases. Simply put: Phase one activates toxins. Phase places compounds on the toxins that make them water soluble are ready to be eliminated from the body. The most common phase one enzymes are the CYP450 or the cytochrome P450 monooxygenase family. These enzymes primarily add a hydroxyl group to fat soluble toxins. This prepares the toxin to interact with other compounds that will assist in making it more water soluble. Once the hydroxyl group is attached, other detoxification compounds can mate with or “conjugate” to that group. Conjugation enzymes facilitate the binding of specific compounds onto the hydroxyl “handle”. This allows it to travel out of the body via sweat, urine, or feces (via the bile). Conjugation nutrients include sulfate, glucuronide, glutathione, methyl groups, glycine, and taurine.

Conjugation (Phase II Detox)

Conjugation facilitates the joining of the hydroxyl group with another chemical group that makes the compound water soluble. This enables it to be more easily excreted from the body. It takes a lot of energy and nutrients to carry out this detoxification process. This requires adequate vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. In addition, enzymes in the detoxification process require amino acids in order to be created. Sulfation is the most common conjugation reaction for detoxification. This requires a constant supply of sulfate groups. These can come for food or supplemented nutrients including MSM and Sodium Sulfate Anhydrous. Glucuronidation is the second most common conjugation reaction for detoxification. This is where a family of enzymes place a glucuronide onto the hydroxy group that is attached to the toxin. These uridine diphosphate glucuronosyltransferases (UGT) enzymes are upregulated by Watercress. Preventium® glucurate and potassium d-glucurate are added in Optimal Detox to supply additional glucuratein the intestines to build more glucuronide. This is often necessary as bacteria will produce enzymes that break apart glucuronide that are bound to toxins. Glutathione production, use, and recycling along with methylation support are all covered by the inclusion of betaine, choline, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, Folate, NAC, and Selenium.

Elimination (Phase III Detox)

Detoxification is the process of the transformation and elimination of harmful and potentially harmful compounds. We discussed the first two phases of proper detoxification above. The third phase is the simple process of elimination. Toxins most often get eliminated through the liver via the bile. From there, the toxins travel with the bile into the intestinal tract. Once that happens, it is important to have normal bowel movements. MeadowPure® (organic stabilized flaxseed complex) is added to Optimal Detox to provide essential fatty acids and support normal bowel function. The alternate routes of excretion include the kidneys via the urine, and through the sweat. Necessary electrolyte minerals including potassium, magnesium, and sodium are all present to support normal hydration during your time of detox. For ALL detox routes, optimal hydration is necessary.

Optimal Detox uses nutrient groups to provide targeted support for the entire liver and GI detoxification system. Glutamine, Quercetin, Aminogen, and MeadowPure® (organic stabilized flaxseed complex) are combined to help support a healthy digestive tract. Ellagic acid, Preventium® (potassium d-glucarate), Watercress, NAC, and sodium sulfate work together to support healthy liver function and normal detoxification pathways. Lastly, curcumin, ginger, bioflavonoids, rutin, and niacinamide provide natural support for the body’s healthy cytokine balance.

Optimal Detox
Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 2 Scoops (about 57 g)
Servings Per Container: 14

AMT %DV
Calories230
Total Fat7 g9%
Saturated Fat1.5 g8%
Total Carbohydrate15 g5%
Dietary Fiber3 g11%
Total Sugars5 g**
Includes 5 g Added Sugars 10%
Protein26 g
Vitamin A (as natural beta carotene)750 mcg83%
Vitamin C (as sodium ascorbate)250 mg278%
Thiamin (as thiamine HCl)15 mg1,250%
Riboflavin (as riboflavin 5’-phosphate sodium)5 mg385%
Niacin (as niacinamide and niacin)40 mg250%
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxal 5’-phosphate)5 mg294%
Folate [as Quatrefolic® (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid, glucosamine salt]200 mcg DFE50%
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)50 mcg2,083%
Biotin150 mcg500%
Pantothenic Acid (as d-calcium pantothenate)35 mg700%
Choline (as choline bitartrate)100 mg18%
Calcium (as DimaCal® di-calcium malate and ingredients with naturally occurring calcium)220 mg17%
Iron (naturally occurring)5 mg28%
Iodine (as potassium iodide)60 mcg40%
Magnesium (as Albion® di-magnesium malate)140 mg33%
Zinc (as TRAACS® zinc bisglycinate chelate)10 mg91%
Selenium (as Albion® selenium glycinate complex)100 mcg182%
Manganese (as TRAACS® manganese bisglycinate chelate)2 mg87%
Chromium (as TRAACS® chromium nicotinate glycinate chelate)60 mcg171%
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® molybdenum glycinate chelate)35 mcg78%
Sodium (from ingredients with naturally occurring sodium, sodium sulfate anhydrous, and sodium ascorbate)560 mg24%
Potassium (from tripotassium citrate and ingredients with naturally occurring potassium)455 mg10%
Stabilized Flaxseed (Typical Alpha-Linolenic Acid Content 1.28 g, Typical Linoleic Acid Content 392 mg)5.6 g**
Pomegranate Extract (Punica granatum)(hull)(40% ellagic acid)400 mg**
Betaine Anhydrous (trimethylglycine)250 mg**
Lemon Bioflavonoid Complex (Citrus x limon)(fruit peel)(25% bioflavonoids)250 mg**
Quercetin (as quercetin dihydrate from Dimorphandra mollis)(pod)250 mg**
Preventium® (potassium d-glucarate)250 mg**
Rutin (from Sophora japonica)(bud)200 mg**
BCM-95® Turmeric Extract (Curcuma longa)(rhizome)(95% total curcuminoids complex, including curcumin, curcuminoids, and volatile oils)(86% curcuminoids)(65% curcumin)200 mg**
N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine150 mg**
Ginger (Zingiber officinale)(rhizome)150 mg**
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)120 mg**
Sodium Sulfate Anhydrous100 mg**
Watercress (Nasturtium officinale)(aerial parts)100 mg**
Green Tea Aqueous Extract (Camellia sinensis)(leaf)(80% polyphenols, 60% catechins, 30% EGCG, 6% caffeine)82 mg**
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Daily Value (DV) not established.

Other Ingredients: Optimal Protein (Seeking Health, LLC’s proprietary blend of pea protein isolate, taurine, glycine, rice protein concentrate, and L-glutamine), dried cane syrup, sunflower oil, natural flavors (no MSG), medium-chain triglyceride oil, cellulose gum, xanthan gum, Aminogen® fungal proteases, stevia leaf extract, guar gum, and silica.


Typical Amino Acid Profile Per Serving:

Alanine1,280 mg
Arginine2,580 mg
Aspartic Acid3,400 mg
Cysteine300 mg
Glutamic Acid4,990 mg
Glycine1,720 mg
Histidine740 mg
Isoleucine1,330 mg
Leucine2,490 mg
Lysine2,120 mg
Methionine330 mg
Phenylalanine1,630 mg
Proline1,340 mg
Serine1,570 mg
Threonine1,160 mg
Taurine500 mg
Tyrptophan300 mg
Tyrosine1,130 mg
Valine1,490 mg
  • Suitable For: Vegetarians and Vegans
  • Age Suitability: Adults
  • Delivery Method: Powder
  • How To Store: Keep closed in a cool, dry place out of reach by children.

Free Of: Eggs, Fish, Gluten, GMO, Milk, Peanuts, Shellfish, Soy, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Artificial Colors, Artificial Flavors, and Artificial Preservatives

How to Use Optimal Detox

Suggested Use

Blend, shake, or briskly stir 2 level scoops (57 g) into 10-12 ounces chilled, pure water (or mix amount for desired thickness) and consume once daily, or use as directed by your healthcare professional. Do not take within 5 hours of bedtime as it may interfere with sleep.

Warnings

Consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use. Individuals taking medication should discuss potential interactions with their healthcare practitioner. Do not use if tamper seal is damaged.

California Residents:

WARNING: Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.
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How to Enhance Optimal Detox

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Consider Pulsing

Dr. Ben Lynch recommends using certain dietary supplements based on your need for them. Start with a partial serving and increase slowly over time to the full serving, only if needed. When you start feeling good, consider reducing the serving size, skipping days, or pausing supplementation. Then take again when you feel you need it (stressful day, traveling, chemical exposure, etc.), hence "pulsing." Work with your qualified healthcare practitioner to determine what's best for you.

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Pairs Well With

ProBiota HistaminX Powder to support a healthy gut microbiome. Digestion Intensive to support breakdown and digestion of nutrients from your food. Vitamin D3 + K2 Drops as Optimal Detox does not contain these two essential nutrients which support optimal immune health.

3

Clean Your Genes

After years of suffering from unexplainable health issues, Dr. Ben Lynch, ND discovered the root cause - "dirty" genes. In his best-selling book, Dirty Genes, Dr. Ben Lynch describes the steps you can take to promote optimal epigenetic health. Ready to get started? Click here to take the Dirty Genes Quiz to find which of your genes are dirty!

Why Choose Seeking Health

Here at Seeking Health, we are committed to providing you the best in bioavailable supplements, methylation support, prenatal vitamins, genetic analysis tools, and more.

We strive to go above and beyond the average supplement company, which is why we allocate significant resources to testing all of our supplements for purity, potency, and label claims.

  • Third-party tested for heavy
    metals, microbials, and potency
  • Scientifically formulated by Dr. Ben Lynch, ND
  • Manufactured in the USA from globally
    sourced ingredients
  • Nutrients in their bioavailable
    forms for optimal absorption
  • cGMP facility registered by NSF International
Purity & Potency Tested & Assured
Scientifically Formulated by Dr. Ben Lynch
Manufactured in the USA from globally sourced ingredients third-party independently tested
Bioavailable Nutrients

FAQs for Optimal Detox

What is the purpose of each ingredient in Optimal Detox?

Ingredients Purpose
Optimal Protein (Seeking Health, LLC’s proprietary blend of pea protein isolate, taurine, glycine, rice protein concentrate, and L-glutamine) Protein is essential for healthy muscle development, brain and tissue health
Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, Biotin, Pantothenic Acid, Choline, Calcium, Iron, Iodine, Magnesium, Zinc, Selenium, Manganese, Chromium, Molybdenum, Sodium, Potassium Daily nutrients needed to support good health
Betaine Anhydrous Supports normal stomach acid levels and healthy digestion
BCM-95® Turmeric Extract, Ginger, Lemon Bioflavonoid Complex, Rutin, Niacin Supports the body’s healthy cytokine balance
Methylsulfonylmethane Supports healthy gut lining and detoxification pathways
Green Tea Aqueous Extract Supports healthy antioxidant levels
Quercetin, Stabilized flaxseed, Preventium® (potassium d-glucarate) Supports a healthy gastrointestinal system, gut health, and digestive tract
Pomegranate Extract, Watercress, N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine, Sodium Sulfate Anhydrous Supports healthy hepatic functions and the body’s normal detoxification pathways

Who is Optimal Detox intended for?

Optimal Detox is a comprehensive fructose-free, low-allergy-potential dietary supplement intended for those seeking to support healthy gastrointestinal (GI) function, balanced detoxification, healthy response to inflammation, and normal liver function.

This product contains a vegan protein base, so it's great for those needing additional protein in their diet.

Great for those wanting a detoxification support powder for their daily smoothie! Available in naturally flavored, delicious vanilla powder.

How to use Optimal Detox?

Blend, shake, or briskly stir 2 level scoops into 10-12 ounces chilled, pure water (or mix amount for desired thickness) and consume once daily, or use as directed by your healthcare professional. Do not take within 5 hours of bedtime as it may interfere with sleep.

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Reviewed by Kelly, from United States
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The good and the questionable

I decided to try this as I need help with gut detoxing and I can't stomach most powders and this one doesn't bother me and palatable, even though the flavor isn't great . I blend it in a food processor so it's not too powdery. What's frustrating is the lack of direction as far as how long you should take it to detox your gut ... a week? A month? Forever? But it also has a high amount of sugar, which I should have looked into before buying it as I need to cut down on sugar. As luck would have it, the product is being discontinued, so even if it does work wonders for me with just the one container, I won't be able to buy more, which will solve the added-sugar issue.

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Hello Kelly,

Thank you for writing the review. Yes, we are sorry this product is discontinuing. If you like it then we suggest buying a few to get you through the year before we sell out. As far as usage, we would like you to consider following the Pulse Method as outlined in Dr. Ben Lynch’s book ‘Dirty Genes’. This method recommends using a supplement based on your need for it, by tuning in to how you feel each day. Start with a partial dose and increase slowly over time to the full dose only if needed. When you start to feel good, reduce or stop supplementation to prevent taking too much and feeling bad. Then take again when you feel you need it (stressful day, traveling, etc), hence “pulsing”.

I hope this helps clarify and that you do get good results with it, while we still carry it.

Please reach out if you have additional questions!

Customer@seekinghealth.com

Reviewed by Julie D., from United States
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Great protein powder

I highly recommend this protein powder!

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Does what the name says.

High quality, has all the right ingredients. Have been taking it for a long time and continues to work perfectly for me.

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