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Dixon, B., (2005) “Detox”, a mass delusion The Lancet Infectious Diseases,  5(5), p261 DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(05)70094-3

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Corresponds with the Detox Diets Food Fact Sheet written by Sian Porter, Dietitian. © BDA May 2014. Review date May 2016. Version 4.