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Gwyneth Paltrow said she had COVID-19 ‘early on,’ and she’s on a mostly vegan keto cleanse to ease her long-lasting 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 […]
Gwyneth Paltrow said she had COVID-19 ‘early on,’ and she’s on a mostly vegan keto cleanse to ease her long-lasting symptoms
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Why detoxes are terrible for you, according to dietitians

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 […]
Why detoxes are terrible for you, according to dietitians
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3 ‘health’ products that are a waste of money, according to dietitians

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 […]
3 ‘health’ products that are a waste of money, according to dietitians
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Instagram will restrict weight-loss and detox posts, but nutritionists say it’s only one step in protecting teens from body image issues

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 […]
Instagram will restrict weight-loss and detox posts, but nutritionists say it’s only one step in protecting teens from body image issues
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4 simple reasons you should never do a cleanse

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 […]
4 simple reasons you should never do a cleanse
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What activated charcoal actually does to your body

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 […]
What activated charcoal actually does to your body
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The secret to a healthy liver isn’t through a ‘detox’ diet

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 […]
The secret to a healthy liver isn’t through a ‘detox’ diet