Detoxification

Detox: Is it for you? May 26

If you scan the magazine racks next to the checkout in the grocery store, you're likely to see at least a couple issues offering you the latest detox diet.  Detox diets have become popular for all sorts of people, from celebrities to your friends and neighbors.  it seems like for every affliction, from obesity to cancer, there's a specialty detox diet that claims to help.  most of these detox diets involve very low-calorie offerings with just minimal fruits and vegetables, water, and maybe some additional supplements.  The idea behind these diets is that they quickly rid your body of all toxins, so your metabolism gets the boost it needs to fight off disease or help you lose those extra pounds.   The truth is ...