Will a Juice Cleanse Help Detoxify Your System?


Based on the available scientific evidence as of 2015, humans do not need to do anything special in order to "cleanse" their bodies of toxins, meaning that juice fasts in and of themselves are not an effective means of detoxification. However, many sources, from celebrity blogger Gwyneth Paltrow to companies that sell juice products, may claim that juice cleanses have detoxifying effects.

Harmful chemicals do enter the human body on a regular basis, but there are systems in place, namely the excretory system, that are typically able to adequately handle that job without the assistance of a juice cleanse. Cleanses are typically found to do more harm than good, leaving practitioners with hunger, bad mood and headaches.