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Detox, short for detoxification, is the removal of potentially toxic substances from the body. Although detox is primarily thought of as a treatment for alcohol or drug dependence, it is also a term used in alternative medicine to refer to diets, herbs, and other methods of removing environmental and dietary toxins from the body for general health.
While this quiz is not meant to replace a diagnosis or assessment by your doctor, it can help you learn why alternative practioners recommend this diet. Keep in mind, however, that the effectiveness of such methods haven't been scientifically validated and there are safety concerns with some methods. Always consult your doctor before trying a therapy or making any change to your regular health plan.
In-Depth: Detox Diets
Prepare for a Detox - What to know before you start.
Foods to Eat - A list of foods to eat on a detox diet.
Foods to Exclude - A list of foods to avoid on a detox diet.
Sample Menu - A sample menu on the detox diet.
Top 20 Detox Foods - A gallery of top 20 detox foods.>