4 dangerous celebrity cleanse diets (1/4)

Celebrities may swear by them, but cleanse diets are downright dangerous. Dr. Susan Biali breaks down four popular cleanses, and how they're harmful

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The Master Cleanse

Celeb fans: Beyoncé, Ashton Kutcher, Pink

The Master Cleanse, famously used by Beyoncé to drop weight for the movie Dreamgirls, is a liquid fast of mainly lemonade made with maple syrup and cayenne pepper. This is really nothing more than a 10-day liquid starvation diet.

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