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Celiac Disease
Cleansing can be good if not too extreme
Cleansing can be good if not too extreme

Does eliminating specific foods from the diet, such as sugar or wheat, provide health benefits? Such cleansing has become a popular way for people to lose weight, boost energy and eat more healthfully. Liz Lipski, academic director for the Master of Science degree in nutrition and integrative health at Maryland University of Integrative Health, believes cleanses can be beneficial if they are not too extreme. What is the difference between fasting and cleansing, and why is cleansing healthier? While fasting describes the complete removal of food from your diet, cleansing is a much gentler option because you continue to eat, albeit more lightly and with healthier foods. Fasting for short...