UK scientists recently published their research on the evidence behind detox claims made for products and diets by the million-dollar detox industry. According to the scientists’ warning, there is no evidence that products frequently sold to help the body “detox” actually work. The conclusion of the study is that your body, when properly fed with whole food and food nutrients, is capable of removing most potentially harmful chemicals you will encounter in your daily life.
Modern research confirms that potent allium vegetables, but particularly garlic promote healthy, normal blood pressure and cholesterol and triglyceride levels, a strong immune system, healthy cellular growth and renewal, prevention of cell injury caused by free radicals. Garlic has been shown to inhibit harmful microbes, encourages a normal fungal and yeast presence in the gastrointestinal tract, supports a healthy elimination of parasites, activates detoxifying enzymes, supports normal healthy bronchial activity. Garlic is an anti-inflammatory agent, thus promotes joint health.
Research links a diet that is rich in cruciferous vegetables (about 1 serving per day) with a number of health benefits. Cruciferous vegetables, if eaten soon after they are harvested are nutritional power houses. Besides vitamins, minerals and fiber, they are loaded with powerful phytonutrients that promote healthy cells and tissues, particularly of the breast, prostate, colon, uterus, ovaries and digestive tract.