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Social Skeptic #3 – Detox Your Lungs With Juice

Turmeric and Ginger Juice Removes Toxins From Lungs Here’s another ‘winner’ from the bowels of Facebook’s growing detox, cleanse, juicing crowd. This amazing drink supposedly cleanses and detoxes the lungs of smokers.  Over 1500 Facebookers liked this post and 3000 people shared it. I can’t imagine what the actual view count is, but,…

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Social Skeptic #2 – Magnesium Deficiency Causes Everything

problems caused by magnesium deficiency

Magnesium Deficiency – The Cause of ALL of Your Health Problems Want to get your post shared on Facebook?  One method is to promote a health related fear in your feed reader’s mind, then propose a simple solution backed by scientific sounding rhetoric.  This way the apathetic reader need not even research.  The…

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Social Skeptic 1# – Junk Health Claims on Facebook

lemon juice sodium bicarbonate 10,000 times more powerful than chemotherapy

Pseudoscience is piling up on social media Have you ever heard these lines in the break-room or at the dinner table? “They say……if you eat ________, it’ll increase your energy”, “They say it’ll boost your immune system.” “They say it’s 10,000 time more powerful that chemotherapy.” “They say big pharma…

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