Detox in the press

9 Things You Didn't Know About Detoxing

This article outlines 9 main reasons for detoxifying your body most notably:

'Detoxification is one of the best ways to remain healthy in a polluted and toxic environment. These are signs that detoxification is needed: unexplained headaches or back pain, memory failing, brittle nails and hair, frequent allergies, exposure to cleansing solvents, pesticides, diuretics and certain drugs, etc.

One of the benefits of detoxification is that liver, kidney, and blood purification can take place - which wouldn't occur during regular eating patterns. Other advantages include: the immune system stimulated, the hormonal system is enhanced, dependency on substances such as sugar, caffeine, nicotine or alcohol can be reduced.'

In this article 'Shape' outlines the detox diets that celebrities use. Salma Hayek raves about those containing Aloe Vera Juice.