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Should you go on Detox- Diet?

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This indeed is a myth burster!

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Lose weight in 2 weeks, get a glowing complexion, feel healthy, banish bloating- are some of the false promises that these detox diets  promote.  Whether you smoke, drink alcohol or caffeine, eat poor diet or tend to overeat during holiday season, detox diets do not work. Dietitians of Canada, American Dietetic Association and Dietitian Association of Australia have bust a myth around detox diets which shows that there is no scientific evidence that supports the use of detox diets  in creating healthy bodies rather they cause more harm than good .

Detox diet ranges from herbal medications, herbal drinks, Liver tonics, colon irrigation, enemas,  spa treatments and fasting. These methods allege to flush toxins from the body leading to more energy and weight loss, promising amazing results in a limited amount of time.

Our bodies are designed in such a way that they are completely capable of excreting waste without…

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Author: Agba Joseph

I am Agba Joseph, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Cross River University Of Technology (CRUTECH). I am unassuming and enthusiastic about Health science as it borders on Clinical Nutrition. It is my sole desire that proper Nutrition will be used as a key tool in addressing and preventing malnutrition and other Metabolic dysfunctions.

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