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The Taco Cleanse Is a Thing, So 2016 Will Be the Best Year Ever

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Diets don't get any better than this.

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Diets are terrible, and cleansing, despite what some fans might say, is even worse. But it's about to be a new year, and perhaps a new era of healthy eating is on the rise. America, prepare yourself for the taco cleanse.

"Taco scientists" Wes Allison, Stephanie Bogdanich, Molly R. Frisinger, and Jessica Morris have written a book, appropriately titled The Taco Cleanse, which chronicles a month of 2013 in which they ate tacos for three meals a day, every day. The book is designed to allow readers to replace every single meal with tacos, notes the Los Angeles Times, which must be the greatest meal-replacement strategy off all time. It's now available on Amazon, and at roughly $13 is a bargain for such a life-changing food philosophy.

The Taco Cleanse breaks down the reader's new taco-based lifestyle, offering recipes for all the taco building blocks and advice on how to explain the dietary regimen to friends and family. In the preface, Allison invites everyone, even taco novices, to take part:

Maybe tacos are a weekly staple for you as they once were for me, or maybe you have never eaten a taco. Whatever your background, I invite you to join us on our journey.

The Taco Cleanse caps off a big year for the beloved comestible. In June, the taco emoji finally came to fruition, and Taco Bell introduced delivery and the croissant taco in 2015.

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