Detox Debate: Can You Cleanse Your Body with Food?

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Can you cleanse your body with food, or does it have to come in the form of a powder that you mix up and drink?
Air Date: 1/21/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Felicia Stoler, PhD
felicia stoler close upDr. Felicia Stoler is a registered dietitian, exercise physiologist and expert consultant in disease prevention, wellness and healthful living. She has a bachelors from Tulane University, a masters in applied physiology and nutrition from Columbia University and her doctorate in clinical nutrition from UMDNJ. Felicia serves on many local, state and national committees related to health and wellness. Felicia is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and is a Fellow of the ACSM. Felicia is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is on the House of Delegates.

Dr. Stoler hosted the second season of TLC's groundbreaking series Honey, We're Killing the Kids!, which took aim at the unhealthy lifestyles of families, across the country, in an effort to motivate them to make positive changes. She is the author Living Skinny in Fat Genes™: The Healthy Way to Lose Weight and Feel Great (Pegasus) which was featured in USA Weekend among the top "must have" books in 2011. She has been a contributor for and written several book chapters. Stoler authored the ACSM's Current Comment on Childhood Obesity.

Felicia has been on many national and local television and radio programs across the US. She is one of the most sought-after nutrition/fitness experts for TV, radio, newspapers and magazines. Felicia is passionate about helping people live healthier lives – and practices what she preaches. She maintains a private practice and provides consulting and public speaking. Felicia is the mother of two children and step mom of one – living in NJ.
Detox Debate: Can You Cleanse Your Body with Food?
You have probably seen the late night TV ads touting any number of detox cleanses.

Do they really work as well as the advertisers claim?

Do cleansing diets actually cleanse your body of toxic chemicals and impurities?

What about this... can you cleanse your body with the food you eat, or does it have to come in the form of some powder that you mix up and drink?

Do you have to fast to cleanse?

These questions and more are answered as Dr.Felicia Stoler joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss everything cleanse-related. You don't want to miss this segment!