Biochemistry and microbiology appeared to support auto-intoxication theory in the 19th century, but by the early twentieth century detoxification-based approaches quickly fell out of favour. Even though abandoned by mainstream medicine, the idea has persisted in the popular imagination and amongst alternative medicine practitioners. Drinking the mixture encourages bowel movement and improves digestive health. It will not only remove the toxins but has tons of other benefits such as preventing diabetes and lowering bad cholesterol. Blend all these ingredients with 1 cup water and your smoothie is ready.