Tag: Detox

The Detox Myth

Ben Goldacre tells you about the Detox Myth – it’s all a marketing hoax

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The Foot Detox Scam revisited

A patient of mine recently brought a leaflet advertising “foot detoxifcation” asking me if it will help her illness. The brochure claims the device will “detoxify” your body by immersing your feet in it. The brochure is even so bold

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Do detox diets actually cleanse your body of toxins?

They’re one of the Red Flags of Quackery.  From Daily Life The idea that the body is filled with pollutants that can be expelled by a severely restricted diet and detox supplements is not supported by science. The above phrases

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