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  • Writer's pictureJulien Chamoun

Detox Supplements: Why They're BS

Many people believe that taking detox supplements can help cleanse their bodies of toxins and improve their health. However, detox supplements do not work as advertised and are nothing more than a money grab. The liver is the main organ responsible for detoxifying the body, and it does an excellent job of doing so without the need for supplements.


The liver filters toxins from the blood and removes them from the body through urine and feces. It also produces enzymes that break down toxins into harmless substances that can be eliminated from the body. The liver is so efficient at detoxification that it can even regenerate itself if damaged.


Detox supplements, on the other hand, have not been shown to improve liver function or detoxify the body. There is no research showing that detox supplements have any benefit on the body. In fact, some detox supplements can actually be harmful because supplement companies can put whatever they want in the product, with no oversight by the FDA. They may contain ingredients that can cause liver damage, digestive problems, or allergic reactions. Additionally, some detox supplements may interact with medications or other supplements, which can be dangerous.


If you are looking to improve your health, there are much better ways to do so than taking detox supplements. Eating a whole food diet, getting regular exercise, and staying hydrated are all great ways to support your body's natural detoxification process. Remember that your liver is doing an excellent job of detoxifying your body all on its own


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