SOCS 325 Week 5 Activity: There are many toxins in the human body. They come from things we eat, touch, and the air we breathe. These are external (outside the body) and internal (inside the body) toxins. Body burden is a term that refers to the total accumulation of toxins in your body. This can include anything from dangerous metals like lead or mercury, to pesticides, unsafe for additives or fluoride. Of course your body is a self cleansing machine, but if you expose yourself to more toxins than your body can eliminate, they will accumulate in your fatty tissue organs. The greater the accumulation, the greater the stresses on your health………..