For this week’s discussion topic, you are assigned ONLY ONE of the following 5 scenarios (see chart below for your case #) about the digestive system for 10 points.
- What is a colonic? Why have colonics and other “colon cleansers” increased in popularity over the past decade? Do they work? Why or why not?
- What is the paleo diet? Is this a healthy diet for people to follow? Why or why not?
- Eating red meat has always been a controversial subject with nutritionists – what are the risks and benefits of having red meat in your diet? Should people stop eating red meat? Why or why not?
- Bariatric surgeries are being performed more frequently. Is a bariatric surgery a better option for weight loss and body health compared to diet and exercise alone? Why or why not?
- There are a wide variety of nutritional supplements available for people to take, including vitamins, minerals, coenzymes, fish oil, chondroitin, etc. Would you recommend any of these supplements? Why or why not?