: In order to steer clear of its harmful side effects, swap them with green tea, which is a much better alternative. Apart from cleansing the digestive system, it also helps in boosting the body's metabolism, facilitating weight loss. Finally, before starting a sugar detox, enlist the help of friends and/or family members for support. "You need people around you to help you be successful," Lustig said. Starting with day four, you can add one apple and one dairy food each day.
: "Browse social media or the internet, and you'll find tons of different, and often even conflicting, detox diets," says Amanda Beaver, wellness dietitian at Houston Methodist. "These diets can last anywhere from a day to an entire month, with the idea being to give your gut and liver a rest by taking a break from additives and preservatives."
: For example, people who abuse synthetic cathinones, or “bath salts,” might be more at risk of hurting themselves or others. Patients who are a danger to others might require sedation or restraint to protect them and medical providers. These measures are only necessary if the patient becomes physically aggressive and attempts to harm staff members.