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09 Jan 2008

DETOX
COULD YOU ADVISE ME ON HOW TO DETOX MY BODY?
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DietDoc
DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Zethembe
It is really not necessary to use harsh detox methods which can do more harm than good. Click on 'Diet' at the top of this page and search for the article "DETOX DIETS - DO THEY WORK OR ARE THEY HARMFUL?" which I wrote last year. I would NOT take laxatives and/or diuretics or use practices like colon irrigation as they can disturb the normal function of the bowel, cause dehydration and nutrient imbalances. Rather use a good probiotic and a diet rich in dietary fibre to ensure regularity, then you won't need to detox. If you have colon problems click on 'Diet' at the top of this page and then on 'DietDoc's articles' and read Articles 123 and 124 about healthy colon practices and what to eat to keep your colon healthy.
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DietDoc
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