Practice Makes Perfect

I go running when I have to. When the ice cream truck is doing sixty. – Wendy Liebman We spend a fair amount of time on this blog looking at the illogicality of bad science. Let’s practice again today, shall we?

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More Fun With Nutritional Insanity

We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts. –Harold MacMillan This morning I opened my news feed, then ran to get my shotgun. My barrel of fish had arrived. This headline was purportedly about cancer, not about nutrition, but you’ll see if you read it […]

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All The King’s Horses

…and all the King’s men, couldn’t put Humpty together again. –Traditional English Nursery Ryme Here we are again, and let’s see what has been happening in the world of nutrition over the last couple weeks.

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Intermission

Get your facts, please, and then you can distort ’em as much as you please. -Mark Twain I haven’t had time to sit down and do the final installment on salt. In the interim, however, I cannot too highly recommend Zoë Harcombe‘s latest blog post. In which she takes apart a recent British “health” program […]

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Mass Confusion

Only a fool would discount his doctor’s opinion: and only a fool would do whatever his doctor told him without wise consideration.

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I’m Ok, You’re Ok

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity. ― Dale Carnegie Every morning I get a slew of articles on health. I read them when I have time, which unfortunately is not often these days. But today there […]

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Run For Your Life!

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.  ― Haruki Murakami No doubt many of you saw the headlines last week claiming that running five minutes a day could significantly lower a person’s risk of dying prematurely. Like me, I’m sure you were deeply excited by this. The articles have been more fascinating than the actual supposed […]

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