The Self-Purifying Trend

Wanna detoxify [Feb. 16]? run five miles a day. Cheap, clean, effective. And all natural too.
David Hirsch, DALLAS, U.S.

Kudos on the article about people's gullibility when it comes to detoxing. Many years ago I asked my physician whether illnesses are due at least 90% to what we eat; he nodded approvingly. These last 30 years I have eaten very sparingly, adhering to a strict Mediterranean regimen: plenty of fruit and vegetables and one glass of red wine, no red meat but lots of beans as a substitute. With a BMI of 20, I feel very...

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