5 Ways to Detox Your Liver That Really Work

US News & World Report
by Anna Medaris Miller

Want to get loose at happy hour – and still show up fresh for work the next day? How about saying yes to a night out with friends – college style – without canceling your next-morning workout? You know you'd rather enjoy an evening on your couch with a bottle of wine if you knew you'd wake up sans regret...

But whether or not they "work" or are safe is another story. In theory, products that contain synthetic versions of L-cysteine – part of the body's natural mechanism for counteracting the toxic byproducts of overdrinking – would be most helpful, explains Mohamed Jalloh, an assistant professor of clinical sciences at Touro University California and a spokesman for the American Pharmacists Association.

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