These foods are also full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that will benefit your body. In the summer, I love blending fruit into a breakfast smoothie and grilling peaches for dessert,” she says. Detox diets rarely identify the specific toxins they aim to remove. There are many ways to do a detox diet — ranging from total starvation fasts to simpler food modifications. However, human research on detox diets is lacking, and the handful of studies that exist are significantly flawed . There is currently no evidence to prove that liver cleanses can treat existing damage to the liver. The two biggest risk factors for liver disease are drinking alcohol excessively and having a family history of liver disease.