Detox, or detoxification, refers to ridding the body of toxic substances. This may involve a detox programme to help wean a person from alcohol or drug dependency. It may also describe a detox diet aimed at cleansing toxins from the body, caused by pollution, smoking, or food additives, for instance. Different detox methods include a strict diet limited to foods such as raw vegetables or juices, fasting, colonic irrigation, massage, or a supplement regime. Detox fads have become popular in the UK but there is no clinical proof that our bodies need help to get rid of waste products. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about detox and much more.
Beyonce made The Lemonade Diet famous. It is also known as the Master Cleanse or Maple Syrup Diet, but the British Dietetic Association describes it as extreme and not recommended.
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