March 2000 Issue

Detox Diets: The Pros And Cons Of "Cleansing" Fasts And Products

Herbal teas, potent laxatives, juice fasts, saunas and the granddaddy of them all—colonic irrigation. What do these remedies have in common? They are riding a wave of public interest in "detoxification," that is, purging the body of accumulated contaminants, believed by many to be the scourge of living in modern times. Herbal Detox Ingredients Below are typical herbal ingredients in many detox products. Consult a physician before using to treat

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