Some people get righteously indignant about how juice cleanses are actually dangerous woo-woo nonsense. Other people use words like detox and toxins and purify and cleanse and swear by the stuff. And other people say things like “that’s not how your body works” or “that’s what your fucking liver is for.”
And all of these people will insist that they are right.
But… what’s the truth? What exactly does a juice cleanse do to your body? BuzzFeed Life reached out to some experts for some answers. And here’s what they had to say.