All the products we looked at are available over the counter in pharmacies, yet some aren't even listed with the TGA. Those products not listed, formulated as liquids or powders, fall within the realm of Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ). FSANZ's Health Claims Standard regulates high-level health claims attached to food products, including powder sachets and oral liquids clearly intended to be sold as diet detox products.

Would you buy the product or recommend it?

Taurine is thought to contain antioxidants and may improve liver function in patients with existing liver disease (hepatitis), however there's no evidence to support the idea that taurine can improve the function of a healthy liver. The QuickTrim Fast Cleanse (endorsed by Kim and Khloe Kardashian) claims you'll slim down and lose your bloat in just 48 hours - although the fructose and soybean fibre may have exactly the opposite effect on some people, according to McGrice.

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The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is the government body responsible for regulation of medicinal products. Products listed with the TGA are divided into two categories: registered goods (AUST R) and listed goods (AUST L).


You may move the timing of the snacks to suit your hunger (for example, have the serving of fruit after dinner instead of in the afternoon).

What's a serving?

Ingredients to encourage bowel movement.