MS asks: “What is Holotropic Breathworks and how dangerous is it?”
MH writes: “Besides praying for the Holy Ghost to enlighten my friend’s mind, on Oprah’s Life Classes, do you have any suggestions as to what to say about them not being Christian? I’ve been to her site where she has New Age speakers, and know about Oprah, from reading your excellent article on her under New Age. Any explanations or other good information on these classes would be very helpful.”
KW writes: “The deacon of my church recommends reading books from Terry Hershey. I have not read any of his books. Are these books considered New Age? I couldn’t find anything about this in your blog.”
E writes: “I was wondering how you feel about the Light Weigh. I did one cycle of the program a few years ago and lost 25 pounds at an acceptable pace (2 lbs. a week).” I gained it all back during a stressful time. Something doesn’t sit right with me regarding nutrition but I like the fasting between meals. Wondering what your thoughts are?”
The famous infomercial king, Kevin Trudeau, whose products have scammed the public out of billions of dollars, was tossed in jail this week after failing to pay a $38 million fine he receive for misleading people in his ads.
JB writes: “My daughter was introduced to what looks like a New Age drink called ‘Kombucha’. This was while she was going to school in the San Francisco Area, the main distributor is based in Beverly Hills. I have also seen a lot of ‘yogi tea’ in supermarkets across the US.”
DK asks: “I would like to get a treatment for a nerve problem in my foot. The technique is called Myokinesthetic System and I am completely okay with it. It is biologically sound and gives amazing results. . .
AC writes: “I know a Certified Holistic Lifestyle Coach who was trained by Paul Chek. Would you advise me consulting this person who is a Level 3 practitioner from the C.H.E.K. Institute? I looked at his website and blog, and I see things that concern me. Please advise me whether he can be considered New Age or not.”
AC asks: “I have been told that thermography is a better alternative to mammography. Are there any concerns or dangers with thermography? Is it New Age? Would it be o.k. to undergo thermography for breast cancer screening?”