By Olivia Putnal
Nowadays, it seems like everyone wants to emulate their favorite Hollywood stars, but unfortunately some of those red-carpet idols don't always set the best examples. Doctors around the world often worry that people will take a celeb's ill-advised diet or beauty advice to the extreme. From Jenny McCarthy's anti-vaccination stance to Demi Moore's leech therapy, have a look at seven celebrities that preach what may not be safe to practice.
Suzanne Somers' Claim:
The actress known for her role in Three's Company has written a few highly controversial books, including Ageless: The Naked Truth About Bioidentical Hormones, in which she encourages her readers to opt for natural hormones instead of synthetic ones commonly used in hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
Almost immediately after the release of her book, a group of doctors quoted, including Erika Schwartz, MD, protested to Somers' publisher, claiming they were misquoted and that