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Cleansing teas and the search for purity

Anna Bowness-Park

By Anna Bowness-Park

Despite scientific evidence to the contrary, many believe detox and cleansing diets are effective in caring for their health. Is the search for purity tied to how we see ourselves?

“Cleansing” and “fasting” are popular health words these days. Teas, juices and various additives are increasingly being touted as a way to purify our bodies of toxins and impurities.

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This article was published on Vancouver Sun on February 18, 2015

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Who's Telling The Truth?

Russ Gerber

By Russ Gerber

Can we do more than just wait, wonder, worry?

It’s a question that keeps crossing my mind as I scan the news. Do I believe the politicians I’m reading about, or the news anchor, or the sports figures, or the celebrity, or the health claims? Am I getting an honest view? How long until someone sifts through the allegations and evidence and comes to a conclusion? When will we get to the bottom of this?

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This article was published on Psychology Today on February 13, 2015