Written by:Eli Ben-Yehuda, November 14, 2018

This weeks question is from Madison L, Long Beach, CA. Anytime you are going to make dietary changes, it is always suggested to check with your healthcare provider. Especially a detox diet.

Detox, or detoxification, diets are popular, but they’re not scientifically proven.

How A Detox Diet Works

The theory behind the detox diet is that your body is unable to rid itself properly of the toxic substances you ingest every day. These toxins hang around in your body and cause ailments such as fatigue, headaches, and nausea. On a detox diet, you give up foods that make your body toxic and instead eat or drink foods that help your body purge itself of toxic substances. Proponents of the diet claim that a detox diet improves health, lowers your risk of disease, and gives you more energy and helps you focus.

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What Happens During Detoxing?

Detox diets are touted as a way to remove toxins from the body. Specific detox diets vary – but typically a period of fasting is followed by a strict diet of raw vegetables, fruit and fruit juices, and water. In addition, some detox diets advocate using certain herbs and other supplements along with colon cleansing (enemas) to help empty the intestines. Most detox diets last seven to 10 days.

Some people report feeling more focused and energetic during and after detox diets. However, this may be due to a belief that they’re doing something good for their bodies. There’s little evidence that detox diets actually remove toxins from the body. Most ingested toxins are efficiently and effectively removed by the kidneys and liver and excreted in urine and stool.

It’s also important to consider possible side effects. Among other problems, detox diets can lead to:





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If you’re considering a detox diet, get the OK from your doctor first – and remember, the best diet is a healthy diet based on fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean sources of protein.

Eating the wrong things can harm your body. When your body turns food into energy, it creates free radicals, which are chemicals that damage cells. Food is also a source of free radicals. To prevent harm from these chemicals, you need to eat a diet that is rich in antioxidants. Fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are good sources of antioxidants. In addition to antioxidants, if you want to keep your body healthy and energized, you need to eat a variety of nutrient-rich foods from all the food groups. That means including lean sources of protein such as seafood and beans, as well as low-fat dairy.

This post is not intended to provide medical advice. Nor by any means suggests that you stop taking or reduce your prescribed medications. On the contrary, high blood pressure is a dangerous condition and It is very important that you work with your doctor to get it under control.


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