Gwyneth Paltrow said she's using keto and intermittent fasting to treat lingering COVID-19 symptoms.
Goop CEO Gwyneth Paltrow revealed she had COVID-19 “early on” and deals with ongoing symptoms of fatigue and brain fog. She said she’s using a plant-based keto diet, intermittent fasting, and supplements to “detox” Experts say there’s little evidence any of those strategies help with COVID-19. Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
Detoxes don’t work because your kidneys, liver, and GI tract already cleanse the body of toxins and harmful substances. Going on a detox increases your risk of an electrolyte imbalance, spikes your blood sugar, and can cause long-term damage to your colon. A healthier alternative to detoxes is eating a […]
Pop star Lizzo faced backlash this week on social media for sharing a video of her recent 10-day smoothie cleanse. Critics claimed Lizzo, who is known for her messages of body positivity, was promoting diet culture. The singer responded by clarifying that she never mentioned weight loss, and noted how […]
Rebel Wilson recently revealed she lost weight for her 2020 “Year of Health” using the Mayr Method, the signature program from a high-end European health spa. The diet is a key feature of the Viva Mayr wellness centre, which has hosted celebs like Karlie Kloss and Elizabeth Hurley, but is […]
Rebel Wilson said on Instagram that she felt that ridding her digestive system of excess yeast helped to reduce sugar cravings. While some people have claimed that candida-yeast buildup can lead to fatigue, cravings, and bloating, there’s no evidence for this. It’s healthy and normal to have bacteria and yeast […]
Plenty of ubiquitous products peddled to improve health and well-being are more or less useless, health professionals say. Dietitians consistently named probiotics, alkaline water, and juices – particularly of the “cleanse” or “detox” variety – as the products they wish people wouldn’t waste their money on. The products aren’t supported […]
Social media giant Instagram has introduced a new policy to limit marketing for diet and detox products as well as cosmetic surgeries, particularly to users under 18. The new policy, announced September 18, will restrict underage users from viewing posts with product and pricing information for dieting, detox, and cosmetic […]
Some diets and supplements promise to detoxify the liver. But the body’s natural detoxification system already removes toxins without any external assistance. Detox and cleanse diets may also deprive your body of needed nutrients, experts say, and dietary supplements could end up harming your liver. Instead, protect your liver by […]
Cleanses and detox diets are popular, but they’re expensive and don’t have any lasting health benefits, two nutritionists told INSIDER. Your body can detox itself without any assistance from cleanse diets. Cleanses may also lack important nutrients, and starving yourself of those nutrients can make you feel awful. Plus, once […]
Activated charcoal is having a moment in food, beauty, and supplement industries right now. But how does it work? And is it even good for you? Following is a transcript of the video. Instagram is blowing up with black-looking food and beauty products. Thanks to this stuff. It’s called activated […]
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The human adult liver weighs about one-and-a-half kilograms, making it one of the largest organs in the body. It is responsible for a range of functions. It helps break down fats, carbohydrates and proteins into substances the body can utilise. The liver acts as a storage unit for these substances […]