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You can’t actually “detox” your body, but a market eager to sell you One Weird Trick and various magic elixirs makes it impossible to go very far without seeing a pitch for it. The reality is both harder (a single purchase won’t restore health) and easier (regular walking and sensible eating can). So why do we keep that snake-oil market alive (and how can you learn to cut through the bogus claims?

Image from Andrew Kuznetsov, at Flickr

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