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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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10 of the most popular misconceptions about drinks debunked

Certain beverages have been advertised as quick solutions to various health ailments like poor sleep, heart problems, and high blood sugar. Despite what many people may think, these drinks don’t always provide health benefits. We asked dietitian and nutritionist Whitney English to debunk some of the most popular myths and […]
10 of the most popular misconceptions about drinks debunked