Tagged: detox

Science or snake oil: is manuka honey really a ‘superfood’ for treating colds, allergies and infections? - Guest Work

Guest Author Sep 15, 2017

By Nural Cokcetin, University of Technology Sydney and Shona Blair Manuka honey is often touted as a “superfood” that treats many ailments, including allergies, colds and flus, gingivitis, sore throats, staph infections, and numerous types of wounds. Manuka can apparently also boost energy, “detox” your system, lower cholesterol, stave off diabetes, improve sleep, increase skin … Read More

Why detox diets don’t work – the science behind how your body removes toxins - Nano Girl

Michelle Dickinson Mar 17, 2017

The health store shelves are filled with optimistic claims of weight loss products. It’s tempting after what may have been weeks of “I’ll start the diet tomorrow” to think about cleansing out your system to kick start your new body. Quick fix detox teas, juices and supplements are heavily marketed, enticing you to drink a magical natural potion which will rid … Read More

Spotting Pseudoscience – Detox Biocleanse - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jan 17, 2012

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned the detox biocleanse therapy which is advertised on a number of websites in New Zealand and overseas. I have had a complaint against one of these websites upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority and several more complaints are underway. I have since discovered the Biocleanse company has a youtube video advertising their … Read More