Top 4 detox programs

It seems like every month a celebrity is releasing a “new and improved” detox program, but these often turn out to be slapdash fads built on questionable nutritional principles (learn about the science behind detoxing). We cut through the throwaway diets to present the Top 4 Detox Diets based on analyses of popularity, health risks and benefits, price, support and sustainability. Do you need to detox? Take our quiz!

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Organic, natural food coloring and dyes

Last week, chocolate giant Nestle announced its plans to scrap artificial food coloring in response to concerns that dyes affect children’s behavior. However, raw foods proponents have known for years that you don’t need to brew Orange Yellow S C.I. 15985 in a lab to add beautiful colors to your sweets. Read to find easy-to-find and easy-to-make all-natural organic alternatives to iffy artificial food colorings.

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5 tips to stick to your detox

1. Select a sensible program.

A sensible program doesn’t require starvation, suspicious foods, or rare kitchen equipment. The more difficult the regimen, the more concerted effort it will take for you to maintain the program–and the less likely you will complete it. The S Cleanse is an example of a detox that anybody can complete, because it allows users to enjoy delicious homemade meals and snacks.

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