The ever-popular detox system has been a staple of wellness regimens for years. But as it turns out, there's so much more at the heart of detoxing besides weight loss and trendy juice mixes. To find out exactly what we should know about the health craze, we spoke to Sylvie Beljanski, owner of The Beljanski Wellness Center, to get the full scoop on ways to purify the body. Here, she explains what exactly detoxing means, why we should do it, and how to do simple DIY cleanses at home.
3. Short Term Detoxing
Short-term detox programs can include: 24-hour juice fasting, chelation therapy (a toxicology treatment for removing heavy metals from the system), colon cleansing (colonics), skin cleansing, and intravenous injections.