Hurray, it’s January, detox month! And with detox month, comes detox bashing. “Load of rubbish” say many. How can the body rid itself of ‘toxins’ by drinking green gunge, fruit smoothies, or necking maple syrup and lemon juice for days on end?
However, some individuals say they feel better after going on the above ‘detox’ diets. They say their hair shines, their skin problems clear up, they feel more energetic. So what’s going on?
Firstly, let’s look at the science. The liver takes all the ‘rubbish’ that has come into the body, say alcohol, caffeine, cigarette...
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