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What is detox?
Ask the class about their perceptions of Detox. Have they ever detoxed?
What are naturopathic doctors and what do they do?
Doctor of Naturopathy Degrees.
How does it work?
The Premise behind Detox. Why we need to detox; what may happen if one does not detox and how detox works.
Types of Detox (focus on Tea)
Issues with the premise.
Evidence against Detox effectiveness
Dangers of Detoxing (Activity)
In class we will discuss the potential dangers of detoxing, especially prolonged detoxing.
Activity: Discuss any general themes between these and other pseudo scientific beliefs.
Perceptions of Detox in class
Potential dangers of Detoxing
General themes in pseudoscientific beliefs.
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. (n.d.). http://www.ccnm.edu/
Ernst, E. (2012). Alternative detox. Retrieved from: http://bmb.oxfordjournals.org/
Klein, A.V. & Kiat, H. (2015). Detox diets for toxin elimination and weight management: A critical review of the evidence. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics 28. 675-686. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12286
Organic Tea Detox. (n.d.)
Stanclift, M. (2012). You’re what kind of doctor? The Huffington Post. Retrieved from: