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  • Jarvis Pecl
    Jarvis Pecl 2 days ago +1

    The real toxin is the human race.

  • HaleyQuinn
    HaleyQuinn 6 days ago

    Never believed in these anyway.

  • Alex Lopez
    Alex Lopez 7 days ago

    When people say "is your blood toxic" that's like saying "you got bad blood" in the middle ages

  • Zachary
    Zachary 10 days ago

    One thing I found interesting about that last part was they did not quote any source. Not saying that makes it false, but couldn't they just got an actor to dress up like a doctor and say don't use detox therapy? Did anyone actually *check* to see if he was a real doctor? If nothing else could have added a source for the "It is proven colonics cause nausea vomiting etc."

  • TheLMJVG
    TheLMJVG 13 days ago

    Condricting itself at 1:28 drinking water will filter out through your kidneys and flush out toxins.

  • Kenishia Green
    Kenishia Green 14 days ago

    The only accurate thing in this video was eating too much of anything is bad. And that's it. Shook my head throughout the whole thing. Ppl please take care of your body and do the proper research. Thanks.

    • Kenishia Green
      Kenishia Green 13 days ago

      @Jasher Fox it's above me now ✌🏿

    • Jasher Fox
      Jasher Fox 13 days ago

      @Kenishia Green No I don't expect you too and we ain't fam lady.

    • Kenishia Green
      Kenishia Green 13 days ago

      @Jasher Fox lol right. You think I'm going to spend time on one human explaining how to live holistically. Sorry fam, my time is precious. And y'all wonder why Americans die faster than any other nations. It's above me now. 🤷🏾

    • Jasher Fox
      Jasher Fox 13 days ago

      @Kenishia Green Lol of course I will; don't worry I'd never ask you to back up your own statement with proof, I've lived long enough to know how this works in the 21st century.

    • Kenishia Green
      Kenishia Green 13 days ago

      @Jasher Fox You will need to do your own research. Thanks

  • Majestic Llama
    Majestic Llama 15 days ago +1

    Is that Sims music I hear?! 0:36

  • Danny Allen
    Danny Allen 18 days ago

    hey thats the the short haired brat from gran torino the girl who really wanted the car after he died

  • Founding Father
    Founding Father 23 days ago +1

    I've been touching plastics all week lmao

  • Myotis Welwitschii
    Myotis Welwitschii 27 days ago

    This professional doctor seems so happy while joking.

  • Hydrate Plays
    Hydrate Plays 28 days ago +1

    Essential oils won't remove my toxins Karen!

  • TheGr8stManEvr
    TheGr8stManEvr Month ago

    Wreck that chick.

  • alex ang
    alex ang Month ago

    Dose = Poison

  • Ivan Cruz
    Ivan Cruz Month ago

    I never knew this even existed

  • Thrasher209
    Thrasher209 Month ago

    Adam is wrong about one thing here. Drinking a ton of water and sweating a whole lot will help remove toxins and other stuff out of your body. The more water you drink, the more fluid that is excreted and more toxins that can be excreted along inside of it. For example, drug metabolites: say you do a drug like cocaine or heroin, then get urine tested 3-5 days later, you might pass or fail depending on your hydration levels in that time frame and especially during the test. If you have been seriously dehydrated the entire time, then if there are metabolites in your system, they will be more concentrated than if you were drinking a gallon or 2 of water per day

  • 1_Takoyaki _1
    1_Takoyaki _1 Month ago

    3:04 That's the whole point! Never trust anyone named after a plant.

  • nana the robot
    nana the robot Month ago

    tf is toxic blood

  • Timothy 2007
    Timothy 2007 Month ago +1

    1:55 sure you do Adam, sure you do...

  • Louise Loque
    Louise Loque Month ago

    0:39 is that the sims theme song?

  • Batu Çetin
    Batu Çetin Month ago

    do anybody things that girl' face looks like a dog's face

  • Malcolm Yeow
    Malcolm Yeow Month ago

    Aaand, the best thing you can do to help your body to do it's job is FASTING of some kind ... done properly off course.

  • Dev Aegis
    Dev Aegis Month ago +1

    2:57

  • Kijas
    Kijas Month ago

    Really good episode as always. Just one tiny thing... Vitamin C is actually one of the few, things that is NEVER toxic. The body can get rid of it faster than you can consume it. I guess unless you IV directly into blood, drinking it is pretty much impossible to get toxic levels.

    • sofistar1515
      sofistar1515 Month ago

      @Kijas apparently too much vitamin c causes diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, cramps, headaches and insomnia

    • Kijas
      Kijas Month ago

      sofistar1515 TBH I donno. But it won’t be toxic by definition. Funny enough. Toxicity is measured with rats 🤣

    • sofistar1515
      sofistar1515 Month ago

      Doesn't eating too many vitamin c pill cause ulcers

  • Jonas Simora
    Jonas Simora Month ago

    Hey look shebahn is the scientist

  • Ghost
    Ghost 2 months ago

    Before watching this on TV i haven't even heard of "toxins".

  • Masque
    Masque 2 months ago +1

    Then explain how I passed a drug test after doing one...

  • TighelanderII
    TighelanderII 2 months ago

    Yeah, but what will rich, stupid people now do with their money? Bribe more politicians?

  • Insomniac Hart
    Insomniac Hart 2 months ago

    I had a feeling this was correct when I heard I could drink too much water.... (Diabetes talk X_x SUGAR MADE ME THIS WAY SU--)

  • Cynthia Rodriguez
    Cynthia Rodriguez 2 months ago +1

    Just eat a bunch of variety of vegetables in daily meals and your body will thank you in every way . Oh also intermittent fasting 😉

  • sam day
    sam day 2 months ago

    The whole toxin myth is actually really damaging. It leads to people thinking they can put whatever they like in to their bodies and not take of their health because they ink they can flush these toxins out. But the damage is already done.

  • Fran Berllington
    Fran Berllington 2 months ago

    I am so happy that my teacher teached me this

  • cozentie 91
    cozentie 91 2 months ago

    Wow women am I right

  • blackbutterfly233ify
    blackbutterfly233ify 2 months ago

    OMG SIMS 3 MUSIC LOL

  • Suzanne McArthur
    Suzanne McArthur 2 months ago

    Dont worry you only need to detox fortnite toxins

  • svenm sandity
    svenm sandity 2 months ago

    I eat nothing but fat pizza ice cream corn dogs tuns of Chinese i work 18 hours a week weigh under 200 pounds and sit around playing video games the rest of the day i get blood work every 4 months and am completely healthy with one kidney

  • Da Gey Squad
    Da Gey Squad 2 months ago

    3:00 lmao

  • Stellaluna Star
    Stellaluna Star 2 months ago

    I had a gastroenterologist once to figure out why I was in so much pain. It ended up being Interstitial Cystitis, and he made me get a colonoscopy at the age of 20 just so he could make sure the pain wasn't coming from my large intestine. I have the pictures to prove it, and when I woke up I was in severe pain from all the air they pump into your colon.

  • Jane lane
    Jane lane 2 months ago

    You have to have a healthy diet full of fibre and nutrients before you can heal your body. Heavy metals are toxic and you need to get them out of your body if you have them.

    • sofistar1515
      sofistar1515 Month ago

      Weren't called heavy metals because you can't get rid of them?

  • Nathaniel Baynosa
    Nathaniel Baynosa 2 months ago

    Doesnt the liver do all that stuff?

  • Slyclone89
    Slyclone89 2 months ago

    *have you ever thought about how the brain named itself*

  • Abdullah Filistini
    Abdullah Filistini 2 months ago

    This utter bull. Pseudoscience.

  • omgwtfbbq
    omgwtfbbq 3 months ago +1

    More like this beta male ruins everything.

  • Prasha Eriko
    Prasha Eriko 3 months ago

    Fart doctor is more practical

  • Mike Knight
    Mike Knight 3 months ago

    All these Hollywood morons gotta feel stupid right??? Right???

  • N. A. O.
    N. A. O. 3 months ago

    0:40 Anyone remember her from Don’t Trust The B**ch in Apartment 23?

  • MaximilianMus
    MaximilianMus 3 months ago

    Have laxatives

  • Ryantube 777
    Ryantube 777 3 months ago

    Its a placebo so u ruined it

  • 5445
    5445 3 months ago

    I thought water fasting was the only way for your body to consume anything that it could possibly use for fuel including "toxins". Just stop fasting before your body starts consuming itself for fuel and your organs shut down.

  • The Cursor
    The Cursor 3 months ago

    3:10
    Guy With Water Thing: Ok we're gonna do t-
    Doctor: *opens door*
    Guy With Water Thing: *passes out*

  • Evan Tchernine
    Evan Tchernine 3 months ago

    how to get toxins out


    a. drink bleach
    b. drink bleach
    c. drink bleach
    d. drink bleach

  • russell zhu
    russell zhu 3 months ago

    Adam lies when he says “hate to burst your bubble”

  • Achai Adub
    Achai Adub 3 months ago

    Seriously though, so does meat really rots in your system? I've been vegetarian for over a year & newly plant based. I want to rid my body of possible worms that may have developed from eating meat all my life. Is that a myth as well? If not, Is there a different way to do cleanse your system?

    • sofistar1515
      sofistar1515 Month ago

      Of course not! If you really have parasites you can go to do a test, otherwise no

  • Admiral Husky
    Admiral Husky 3 months ago

    I knew broccoli was bad

  • kingdinoron jr
    kingdinoron jr 3 months ago

    What do we do if we have ibs

  • Anand Swayamshri
    Anand Swayamshri 3 months ago

    The petite blonde girl is a good actress.

  • Altrax Fire
    Altrax Fire 3 months ago

    Who else is looking through the comments for a smartass to argue

  • Mark Kmiecik
    Mark Kmiecik 3 months ago

    Having sex is the only real form of detox, but the by-product is children.

  • Emarie Burson
    Emarie Burson 3 months ago

    This sounds like a more sophisticated version of bleeding a person. People used to think that to keep the levels of different (of what's currently called) toxins, one must be bleed when ill. Today, the cleanses are just a safer way to "even the toxins"

  • Kathryn Hyde
    Kathryn Hyde 3 months ago

    yo does anyone recognize the Sims 3 music?

  • Jurassic Lion
    Jurassic Lion 4 months ago

    Cupping isnt for toxin removal its for muscle and body aches.

  • WuzNab
    WuzNab 4 months ago +6

    I don’t know about toxic blood.
    But I know people can be toxic, does that count?

  • King Char
    King Char 4 months ago

    He siobhan

  • genie 05
    genie 05 4 months ago

    i wanna show this show to my school

  • Ankit Kshatriya
    Ankit Kshatriya 4 months ago

    Eat healthy....thats it...you'll be fine.

  • William Yägaer
    William Yägaer 4 months ago

    I wonder where he got the limbs

  • Derrick R.A. Zulway
    Derrick R.A. Zulway 4 months ago

    Dear lord. Listening to the detox footpad ad, you can almost hear the speaker trying not to laugh at how ridiculous what they're saying sounds.

  • Pixis Princess
    Pixis Princess 4 months ago

    "Aw...gross."

  • Talia Hall
    Talia Hall 4 months ago

    Adam has proven that his “research” is incomplete and highly biased. Though the word “toxin” is a buzz word. Harmful chemicals can be measured in sweat and therefore can be removed through sweating. Here’s just one article that I found with my own biased research techniques in pubmed. Do we think Adam knows what pubmed is? www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3255175/

    • error error
      error error 4 months ago

      just because you found a website dosent mean its true alos dont trust anti vax either

  • Pigeon Nose
    Pigeon Nose 4 months ago

    I'm bazil

  • Cole Bloomfield
    Cole Bloomfield 4 months ago +2

    So who was the first person to decide to shoot water up peoples butts?

  • jacky zhu
    jacky zhu 4 months ago

    You were contradicting yourself. You said that drinking water does not remove toxins, but then you said that toxins come out via pee. Although the water in the pee will dilute the toxins, the toxins are still there. Water makes you pee

  • Supernabit Bros
    Supernabit Bros 4 months ago +1

    Where did Adam get that cooler?

  • A Gacha User
    A Gacha User 4 months ago

    HYDRATION HURTS UR a LEGS AHAHAHA

  • Shpade Owt
    Shpade Owt 4 months ago

    Adam: I don't know what to ruin now....... wait

    *A d a m R u i n s V e g a n s*

  • The Sheepster
    The Sheepster 4 months ago +1

    Sims 3 music

  • Amanda Mirai
    Amanda Mirai 4 months ago

    dont trust the b in apt 23!!!

  • steve ng
    steve ng 4 months ago

    15 gallons of water up your ass... DUDE

  • ThatLazyLizard
    ThatLazyLizard 5 months ago +2

    Dang, I thought half of the stuff they mentioned was for relaxation/helping with muscle stress lol

  • Gunman610
    Gunman610 5 months ago

    By the way, speaking as a massage therapist with twenty years of experience, cupping is an expensive form of myofascial release, which you can do with no equipment. It doesn't just scam clients who think they need to have it, it scams LMTs who think they need to learn it.

  • Brittney Dixon
    Brittney Dixon 5 months ago

    I'm so happy someone not too much older than me said pee pee and poo poo

  • Abdulah S. AlAsiri
    Abdulah S. AlAsiri 5 months ago

    2:27
    Before 1400 years ago, an illiterate man came with they Quran and Allah (swt) said:
    “O children of Adam, take your adornment at every masjid, and eat and drink, but be not excessive. Indeed, He likes not those who commit excess.”
    Quran 7:31
    I bear witness that there is no god but Allah and Mohammed peace be upon him is His servant and messenger and I bear witness that Jesus peace be upon him is his servant and messenger.

  • Xbox Lover
    Xbox Lover 5 months ago

    He looks like mini ladd

  • Julio Venegas
    Julio Venegas 5 months ago

    Buttman!!!!

  • ———_____
    ———_____ 5 months ago

    I detox before a drug test

  • Matthew Sawczyn
    Matthew Sawczyn 5 months ago

    Drink 5 espressos. I guarantee you'll flush out those toxins

  • Maestrul Gamer
    Maestrul Gamer 5 months ago

    How is called the full episode of this??

  • kaiga1
    kaiga1 5 months ago

    dont let people in china see this 😲.... alot of TCM is based on getting rid of toxing and 'bad' energy through acupuncture, cupping and massage. They say the the more purple the bruise is after cupping shows how much toxins you have in your skin 😒. Dark bruises means you are very toxic and should probably come back for another cupping.

  • Sophia Kliatchko
    Sophia Kliatchko 5 months ago

    Hold on.... Johns Hopkins, like, HeLa Johns Hopkins?

  • Sinister_cat248
    Sinister_cat248 5 months ago

    0:44 this is music from the sims 3, lol.

  • UnderDragon
    UnderDragon 5 months ago

    4:18 *(flatulence)*

  • Ree Gee
    Ree Gee 5 months ago

    0:38 I can't stop laughing at the fact the music they are using is from buy mode in sims 3

  • Czekoloko Sweet
    Czekoloko Sweet 5 months ago

    those pads sometimes are filled wytch TEA ( sad/angry british screaming in the distace)

    • Czekoloko Sweet
      Czekoloko Sweet 5 months ago

      @Joseph Stalin BAD TUCH BAD TUCH STRANGER DANGER

    • Joseph Stalin
      Joseph Stalin 5 months ago

      @Czekoloko Sweet you still have a lot to learn *pats you on the head*

    • Czekoloko Sweet
      Czekoloko Sweet 5 months ago

      @Joseph Stalin *snifs and gives it a taste* hmmmmmm it's very strong and my toung whent num that is some STRONG STUF

    • Joseph Stalin
      Joseph Stalin 5 months ago

      @Czekoloko Sweet Want some? *hands some of the vodka to you*

    • Czekoloko Sweet
      Czekoloko Sweet 5 months ago

      @Joseph Stalin i am spechless all mighty god

  • Tate Freeman
    Tate Freeman 5 months ago

    A colan cleanse is life changing, it makes it shorter.

  • Sairve Two
    Sairve Two 5 months ago

    Ok, I had a treatment and I had been having leg and kidney pain for a while. After the first treatment I was feeling great!!!! Why was that? And I had no oía either and the pain never went away.

  • Tavis Highfill
    Tavis Highfill 5 months ago

    Where's the button that will allow me to share this video with someone without offending their worldview so much that they never talk to me again?

  • HiddenMC
    HiddenMC 5 months ago

    Doesent coal have detoxin

  • Danny Harvey
    Danny Harvey 5 months ago

    0:21 how dare you diss Lee Haney like that

  • Anivia Main
    Anivia Main 5 months ago

    Laxatives

  • Elliott Eng
    Elliott Eng 5 months ago

    i already new this

  • Firlow
    Firlow 5 months ago

    that sims music tho