Daily Mail On Health Tonics

August 1, 2009 at 9:54 pm (Bad Science, Media) (, , , )

The Daily Mail has an article on the top five health tonics. Let’s take a quick look. Read the rest of this entry »

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Superfoods

May 16, 2008 at 8:06 pm (Bad Science, Nutritionism) (, , , , , , , )

The nutritionistas and health food stores (not to mention the press) would have you believe that there is such a thing as a ‘superfood’. There isn’t. Not pomegranate, not walnut, not even any kind of special berry harvested by Tibetan monks and recommended by Patrick Holford or Gillian McKeith. The Birmingham News ran a piece on Wednesday this week that included the claim that Read the rest of this entry »

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