Who Is More Anti-Science? The White House? Or Hollywood?

 Kate Moss, Oprah Winfrey and Demi Moore all espoused the idea that you can detoxify your body with either diet (scientifically unsupportable) or, in the case of Moore, products such as "highly trained medical leeches" which make you bleed. Scientists point out that diet alone cannot remove toxins and that blood itself is not a toxin, and even if it did contain toxins, removing a little bit of it is not going to help.

Many more examples from the Celebrities and Science Review 2008 here.

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  1. Nancy says:

    Great post. This is something you won’t read about in the new York Times.

  2. Joe S. says:

    Nancy, you are right about that. If you are an Obama supporter, the New York Times doesn’t care if you are anti science.