#509 Top Nutrients for MAX Detox with Dr. Russell Jaffe

This interview is an absolute gem with my friend, Dr. Russell Jaffe, who is a true authority in the field. He’s renowned as the brilliant mind behind the ELISA test for heavy metal sensitivities and has an extensive range of fantastic detoxification supplements. Dr. Jaffe is a featured speaker in my upcoming Heavy Docuseries, set to launch on Valentine’s Day in 2024. He also just released a remarkable new book, “How to Thrive in the 21st Century,” which delves into the world of nutrition and optimizing it for detoxification.

In today’s podcast, we’re diving deep into various topics, from the significance of vitamin C to essential nutrients like magnesium, the top five daily detox foods, and the importance of choline in enhancing magnesium’s effects. Dr. Jaffe will enlighten us on how tripling your magnesium intake can revolutionize detox, while benefiting your brain, heart, digestion, and metabolism.

We’ll also explore how the presence of heavy metals in your body leads to free radicals, diminishing your antioxidant defenses and hastening the aging process. This, in turn, slows down your metabolism, making it easier to gain weight. There’s an abundance of valuable insights in this episode, and I can’t wait to share it all with you.

On Today’s Podcast, You’ll Learn:

  • Why natural vitamin C is as important as light and oxygen to cells. Ascorbic acid, or synthetic vitamin C, creates more free radicals the body has to fight with more antioxidants.
  • If you don’t have enough natural vitamin C, you are more vulnerable to toxins, infections, parasites, hormone disruption, mood disorders, neurochemical disorders, etc.
  • If magnesium in the body is low, the body absorbs more toxic heavy metals.
  • The top 5 detox foods to eat in your diet every day.
  • Unless you take choline citrate, only one third of magnesium you take gets into the cells.
  • Tripling your intake of magnesium improves detox, brain, heart, digestion and metabolism.
  • Heavy metals in the body cause free radicals, which cause antioxidant deficiencies. As a result, your metabolism goes down as the toxins build up. This is the recipe for aging!
  • Natural vitamin C is one of the only substances that can repair mitochondria to restore energy production.


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About Dr. Russell Jaffe:

Dr. Russell Jaffe received his BS, MD and Ph.D. from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1972. He is board certified in Clinical Pathology and in Chemical Pathology.

Dr. Jaffe’s skeptical view and research of alternative health became a rich educational experience that transformed him into a student of such healing methods as Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, active meditation, homeopathy, and manipulative arts. He realized the limitations of Western medicine and reinvented himself.

Dr. Jaffe collaborated with colleagues to start the Health Studies Collegium, a think tank that focuses on sustainable solutions to global health needs. For the last 30 years, he has advocated a system that treats people, not diagnoses; causes, not consequences; and promotes long term sustainable solutions as an alternative to a system dominated by prescriptive, symptom-suppressive solutions. Dr. Jaffe’s cumulative experiences enabled him to build PERQUE Integrative Health, a company that offers the world scientifically proven, integrative health solutions that speed the transition from sick care to healthful caring.

Dr. Jaffe’s practical contributions to clinical medicine and to healthcare policy focus on functional, predictive tests and procedures designed to improve the precision of both diagnosis and of treatment outcomes. He has authored nearly 100 articles on the subject.

Dr. Jaffe is the recipient of the Merck, Sharp & Dohm Excellence in Research Award, the J.D. Lane Award, and the U.S.P.H.S. Meritorious Service Award. He teaches and lectures widely on nutritional immunology.

For more about Dr. Jaffe, please visit drrusselljaffe.com

Thriving in the 21st Century

The 21st century has brought with it unprecedented challenges such as reduced life expectancy, reproductive health, quality of life, quality of soil, immune defense and repair, and digestive function. Despite many challenges, there are remarkable opportunities for those who choose more wisely.

This book is a guide to reconnecting and rediscovering your unique healing capacities and incorporating life-changing habits and rituals that will add life to years and years to life. Starting with today’s scientific evidence and incorporating Eastern practices, Dr. Jaffe invites the reader on a journey of self-assessment, self-discovery, and self-awareness. You are unique. Your chemistry, your relationships, and your history all interconnect to make you who you are. Dr. Jaffe explains what to measure, what the measurements mean functionally, and what actions to take to achieve thriving health.

To order a book, click here.




The Myers Detox Podcast was created and hosted by Dr. Wendy Myers. This podcast is for information purposes only. Statements and views expressed on this podcast are not medical advice. This podcast including Wendy Myers and the producers disclaim responsibility for any possible adverse effects from the use of information contained here-in. Opinions of guests are their own and this podcast does not endorse or accept responsibility for statements made by guests. This podcast does not make any representations or warranties about guests qualifications or credibility. Individuals on this podcast may have a direct or indirect financial interest in products or services referred to here-in. If you think you have a medical problem consult a licensed physician.

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Dr Wendy Myers, ND is a detox expert, functional diagnostic nutritionist, NES Bioenergetic Practitioner, and founder of Myersdetox.com. She is the #1 bestselling author of Limitless Energy: How to Detox Toxic Metals to End Exhaustion and Chronic Fatigue . Additionally, Wendy is the host of The Heavy Metals Summit, the Myers Detox Podcast, and the Supercharged Podcast. Passionate about the importance of detox to live a long and healthy life, she created the revolutionary Myers Detox Protocol , and Mitochondria Detox kit after working with thousands of clients, as well as a range of supplements to help you detox from everyday living and maintain a healthy lifestyle!

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