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Time to Come Clean: 7 Ways to Detox

Detoxing, cleansing, and fasting are not new trends. Hippocrates, considered to be the father of Western medicine, believed in fasts as a way to heal the body, purge the system of pollutants, and even excrete the emotional residue built up from daily life. And while modern medicine has tended to be symptom-focused, seeking healing through pill-popping and reactionary remedies, recently there has been a shift, returning faith to the time-tested holistic practices of our medicinal forefathers. Seems that, though we continue to technologically advance, we are in fact looking back and acknowledging the benefits of preventative medicine in addition to curative care.