Monday, January 5, 2009

Scientists dismiss 'detox myth'

Scientists dismiss 'detox myth': "There is no evidence that products widely promoted to help the body 'detox' work, scientists warn.

The charitable trust Sense About Science reviewed 15 products, from bottled water to face scrub, and found many detox claims were 'meaningless'.

Anyone worried about the after-effects of Christmas overindulgence would get the same benefits from eating healthily and getting plenty of sleep, they said."


Anonymous said...

My tired husband and I are currently on a New Year's 2 week detox with significantly modified diet and pills. I decided to keep track of it out my website and share recipes that actually taste good while you detox (not all of them were good but anyway). I'm sure the biggest effect of the detox is the modified diet more than the pills but by laying down some cash for the pills it makes us stick to the diet.

We are craving sweets like crazy but we are 25% of the way there. Read our journey each day over at