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A 43-year-old member asked:

What is the best "detox" tea drink?

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Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No such thing: Detox is such an appealing concept... It seems logical we can take a tea or herb or medical preparation and sweat or bathroom out all the carcinogens, toxins, bad food and bad habits we are exposed to. But sadly there is no magic bullet here... Colon cleansing, detoxifying, are all not helpful and can often be dangerous. Once stuff is in the colon, its already on its way out.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

How much detox tea can I drink before it is harmful to me?

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Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Varies: There are many formulas and agents in this category. Dose depends on the agents being used, your metabolism, health conditions, etc. The safest thing to do is simply follow the instructions on the label.
Last updated Oct 27, 2012

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