What Does Detox Do?

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What Does Detox Do?

What Does Detox Do?
What Does Detox Do?

Well first, it can make help many maladies such as:

  • Chronic pain.
  • Fibromyalgia.
  • Allergies and sinus pain.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Excess weight.
  • Fatigue.
  • Arthritic symptoms.

Study Examples

What Does Detox Do for Blood Pressure?

In a study conducted at the Center for Conservative therapy in Penngrove, California, 174 patients suffering from hypertension detoxed. By the end of the study, 90 percent of the participants achieved a blood pressure reading of 140/90. This was substantially improved over their starting blood pressure. Those who had the worst hypertension had the most significant improvement. Some were even able to stop taking their blood pressure medication!

What Does Detox Do for Arthritis?

In a Norwegian study, researchers found detox to help alleviate symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Twenty-seven patients detoxed for 4 weeks while eating a vegetarian diet. After one year, the patients reported significantly less pain, stiffness and swelling.

Laboratory experiments also found that short-term detoxification may even help you live longer. The National Institute on Aging found that detoxification increases lifespan as well as or better than caloric restriction.

Still more research shows us the answer to what does detox do?

  • Lower LDL (bad) cholesterol.
  • Boost insulin sensitivity.
  • Stimulate the release of growth hormones.
  • Reduce viral infections.
  • Protect the brain from synthetic food ingredients.
  • Improve sleep.
  • Improve concentration.
  • Improve vigor.
  • Improve emotional balance.

Fruits and VegetablesTop 25 Cleansing Foods

  1. Almonds.
  2. Apples.
  3. Artichokes.
  4. Bananas.
  5. Beets.
  6. Blueberries.
  7. Cabbage.
  8. Carrots.
  9. Celery and Celery Seeds.
  10. Cherries.
  11. Cranberries.
  12. Flax seeds and Flax seed Oil.
  13. Garlic.
  14. Grapefruit.
  15. Kale.
  16. Legumes.
  17. Lemons.
  18. Olive Oil.
  19. Onions.
  20. Seaweed.
  21. Watercress.
  22. Watermelon.

Author: Jeni

Certified by the Professional School of Fitness and Nutrition in March, 1995; honored for exemplary grades. Practicing fitness and nutrition for over 20 years. Featured in the Feb. 1994 issue of "Shape" magazine. Featured in Collage in the spring issue of 1995 Low fat recipe's published in Taste of Home, Quick Cooking, and the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, among others. September, 2001: Featured in "Winning The War on Cholesterol" By Rodale Publishing