Tag Archives: Culture

Detoxes, cleanses, and cheat days: A guide to toxic diet culture language – Quartz

“detox” This is mostly a marketing expression, and there’s little consistency in what products mean when they make claims about removing “toxins” from the body. Besides, the liver and kidneys manage to effectively detox most people’s bodies. “superfoods” or “miracle foods” While it’s true that humans thrive when eating a balanced diet that’s high in… Read More »

Culture strongly influences coping behaviors after natural disasters

Demographic and cultural differences strongly influence the coping styles young people use when they’re affected by a natural disaster, and these disparities should be taken into account when providing services to help them recover from these traumatic experiences, a new study found. University of Illinois social work professors Tara M. Powell and Kate M. Wegmann… Read More »