The DETOX Bullshit

‘Detox’ Your Brain. Spare Your Body.

Every now and then I come across someone on a so called ‘detox diet’. It ranges from having only fruits or only fruit juices to even extremes like having only water. Some fancy forms of ‘detox’ diets also include specialised drinks and concoctions and ‘digestible’ bars and ‘detox’ pills. I immediately know that I’m talking to someone whose brain could actually do with a detox from all the utter rubbish it has been fed via fraudulent marketing, conventional wisdom, media propagated myths, and the random chatter of the misinformed but ever so opinionated public. Why? Because there is no such thing as a detox diet. And it’s not unusual to believe that such diets exist since we are all fed loads of these miracle pill concepts on a daily basis via the media, popular conventional wisdom and our own weaknesses as human beings. So for a change, let’s look at some facts and detox the brain of years of misinformation with some science and logic.

Read the full article by Pushkaraj S Shirke, as published in THE DNA at:
http://www.dnaindia.com/health/column-detox-your-brain-spare-your-body-2378219

pushkrajshirke

Ex-adman. Film Director and Photographer. Fitness, Strength Training and MMA enthusiast. Critical thinker. And insane enough to publish materials for free so that i can be downright honest and un-cut and don't have to censor facts to suit sponsors and the 'profit' concerns of publishers.

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