The Truth About Your Health

January 2018

Season 1 Episode 4 - Losing It - Extreme Dieting

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Obesity is one of America’s biggest public health concerns. Two thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. The pressure to lose weight is intense and many are turning to surgical means to achieve results. The issue is even affecting children, as kids as young as 13 undergo extreme surgeries to deal with their weight. Weight Loss Tourism is a huge market. Places like Tijuana, and Dubai’s Talise Bay offer the most luxurious spas in the world, that double as weight loss packages, including an on...

Season 1 Episode 1 - Detox Debunked

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Health law professor, writer and debunker-extraordinaire, Timothy Caulfield, dives deep into the science, and the social issues behind today’s cutting-edge health trends in order to separate the truly good advice from the excess of high-priced placebos. What does it take to flush all the bad stuff from your body after a week-long bender? Or after several years of eating junk food? Detoxing isn't actually a thing, but it's a fixation of the Western world. Stemming from the guilty pleasures of ov...