Detox Water Is Nothing More Than a Hype

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Recent reports reveal the truth about the many detox waters that consumers use to cut away a few pounds or to even “remove toxins” from their bodies before the day gets started. Times Now News offers a detox recipe that claims to help consumers trim a few pounds around the mid section in just a few days.

Health experts often list online detox recipes that have multiple benefits, yet one in particular has very few benefits, such raising levels of Vitamin C, being a natural antioxidant and digestion modifier. Many consumers are persuaded into drinking warm lemon water, first thing in the morning, to help eliminate the amplified amount of toxins in the body, however,

There is no evidence that these drinks will do anything to toxins.

According to Honey Coach, the body has the ability to take care of toxins on its own. “The majority of detox heavy lifting in the body is done by the liver.” The liver has the ability to distinguish a toxin and and can remove them fairly quickly.

The Daily Mail explains, “sensible long term changes to diet and exercise outweigh any purported benefits of detoxing.” However, this constant idea that there is a build-up of toxins that are not already present is absurd.

There’s a popular idea of toxins building up but generally no this doesn’t happen.

Toxins typically, “are removed” and leave the body during activities that cause the body to sweat and through bowel movements. This is the work of the liver and kidneys. When thinking about toxins, they can be thought of as waste or something that has no benefit to the body.

A lot of the ingredients in “detox water” do contribute to burning fat but not necessarily removing toxins. There are hundreds of combinations of vegetables, fruits, plants, and seasonings that consumers use to achieve a fat burning regime.

Although the liver and kidneys are self sufficient, the lemon does service the organs in the flushing out process. “It is one of the best foods that support weight loss naturally.”

Another beneficial ingredient that can be added to cleansing water is ginger root. Ginger root has the natural ability to aid in digestion. Having a healthy digestive system can increase regularity and help with a healthy weight as waste is more frequently removed from the body.

It is important to choose ingredients that are low in calories to enhance the weight-loss process. Ingredients such as cucumbers are mainly water and do not cause bloating.

It is typically up to the consumer to determine the best recipe for detox water. Although toxins will not be removed this way, a healthier lifestyle will be in the making. These waters help the body process some of the daily consumption of food that otherwise may be more challenging.

Written by Alexandria Martin
Edited by Jeanette Smith

Sources:

Times Now: Detox water for quick weight loss-drinking this delicious mix everyday will shrink your belly in a week
Daily Mail: Drinking warm water with lemon will not flush toxins from your body, reveals scientist who also claims detoxes, such as the Alkaline Diet loved by celebrities, are a SHAM
9Coach: Sorry, drinking warm water with lemon will not ‘flush toxins’ from your body

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2 Responses to "Detox Water Is Nothing More Than a Hype"

  1. Lisa Stevenson   December 4, 2017 at 4:52 pm

    It’s sad that people don’t take the time to educate themselves more about their exposure to toxins during their daily activities and take steps to do a cellular cleansing to help the body naturally support the bodies natural detoxification system.

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  2. Stacy Russell   October 14, 2017 at 7:32 am

    I agree there is alot of hype around cleansing and detox. You need to be careful and not believe everything you read. Especially thinking that a simple drink will help do the trick. Cleansing and detoxing from toxins in your life, home and body should be synergistically applied.
    Anyone can do a bowel cleanse but not everyone is willing to get rid of the toxins in their home and food that leads to so many problems.

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