How to do a safe detox
Detox or cleansing diets can include water, potions, fruit and vegetable juice, raw food, herbal supplements or a combination of approaches. Proponents say they're necessary because our bodies take a lot of abuse from modern life. Conventional doctors, meanwhile, say the lungs, kidneys, liver and skin are perfectly capable of detoxifying on their own. At the very least, there may be an emotional benefit associated with starting over. Here's how to try a detox safely.
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Choose plans that involve nutrient-dense foods
Fresh, raw and organic fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, legumes nuts and seeds will be your best choices. The liver works harder when it's dealing with heavy, greasy, refined foods.