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Organic Detox



There is a bit of a fad that has spent the last few years gaining traction, but recently, as often happens in the case of many fads once the facts are in, is now spinning its wheels. You’ve heard of it, you may have even had a go at it; “detoxing”.

The idea is, many of us are guilty of eating a lot of unhealthy foods, too much sugar, trans fats, processed foods with preservatives and additives, maybe we have overindulged at a party and feel the need to get rid of what we perceive to be an accumulation of toxins stored in our bodies.

Certainly one’s heart is in the right place if one wishes to remove the traces of these excesses, sort of like going to confession after sinning. But recent research indicates that it doesn’t work this way. Continue »