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Detox diets are generally short-term dietary interventions designed to eliminate toxins from your body.
A typical detox diet involves a period of fasting, followed by a strict diet of fruit, vegetables, fruit juices, and water. Sometimes a detox also includes herbs, teas, supplements, and colon cleanse or enemas.
Human research on detox diets is lacking, and the handful of studies that exist are significantly flawed
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Detox diets rarely identify the specific toxins they aim to remove. The mechanisms by which they work are also unclear.
There is little to no evidence that detox diets remove any toxins from your body. However, your body can clear itself of most to...
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Your body is capable of handling toxin removal on its own.
It's true that things like a regular habit of drinking too much can eventually hurt your body's ability to maximize these processes, but even the best detox plan probably won't diminish that effect.
Detoxing – the idea that you can flush your system of impurities and leave your organs clean and ready to go – is a scam. It’s a pseudo-medical concept designed to sell you things.
Diet and exercise are the only ways to get healthy.
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