The gag reflex is a strange thing. Food can trigger it, as can the suspicion you're being swindled.
On first gulp, acai -- a gritty fruit drink of crushed, powdered berries -- sticks to the teeth.
But the real esophageal reaction comes when downing the "cleansing" liquid -- a sickly sweet elixir concocted of every vegetable you likely hated as kid -- Brussels sprouts, radishes, cauliflower, lentils and more.
Two weeks ago, my husband and I embarked on the acai diet, one that has been touted...Full Story