Detox Diet – Is it Needed
A Detox Diet or more generally detoxification is often associated with fiber supplements or dietary fiber supplements. In fact many of the detox products contain a significant amount of dietary fiber in one form or the other. Often it is psyllium with one or two additional additives or beneficial substances that constitute detoxification products.
And while there are many people who swear by the process of detoxing it is, in fact, a controversial issue for most practitioners in the mainstream medical world. The consensus being that it is not necessary or even a desirable thing to undertake a detox diet or detoxification.
So in the interests of looking at both sides of the argument I thought that the first thing we could do is describe the current medical thinking about detoxification and the reasons why they feel that it is of no practical use.
Then we can move on and look at one or two of the more popular detoxification methods so that those who need to do it have the ability to choose one of the many products that are available.
Detoxification And The Medical Fraternity
Essentially current medical thinking is that detoxification serves no useful purpose. continue reading…