Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Aspartame Doesn't Increase Lean Adults' Weights, Appetites, Or Blood Sugars, In 12 Week Randomized Controlled Trial
So what happens to healthy, lean, adults, if you randomly assign them to consume 0mg, 350mg or 1,050mg of aspartame daily for 12 weeks? No...
Monday, April 16, 2018
Ontario Schools Inviting Pizza Nova To Teach Nutrition To Kindergarteners Is Apparently A Thing Now
Thanks to a colleague that probably should remain nameless for sending me this story about his 7 year old's recent nutrition lesson. H...
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Saturday Stories: American Army Morale, Nuclear Power Fears, And Vitamins
Phil Klay, in The Atlantic, on the plunging morale of the American Army . Nathanael Johnson, in Grist, on nuclear power and nuclear fears ...
Monday, April 09, 2018
Tony Robbins, With Estimated Net Worth of $500 Million, Not Rich Enough, Peddles Expensive Nutritional Bullshit
Thanks to my friend and colleague Brant Slomovic who alerted me to the fact that self-help guru Tony Robbins has apparently got himself int...
Saturday, April 07, 2018
Saturday Stories: Awfulness Edition
Sarah Boesveld, in Chatelaine, describing the horrific world of teen girls and social media . Michael J. Koplow, in Israel Policy Forum, d...
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Guest Post: Coca-Cola's "Commitment To Transparency" Fails To Identify Over 95% Of The Authors They've Funded Since 2008
Today's guest posters Paulo Serôdio, Martin McKee, and David Stuckler, recently published a paper in Public Health Nutrition about Coca...
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Saturday Stories: Death, Bike Riding, And Cow Surfactant
By Sue Rangell (derivative), Marc29th (original) [ CC BY-SA 1.0 or GFDL ], via Wikimedia Commons Rachel Aviv, in The New Yorker, asks wh...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Watch Out For These 83 Weaselly, Quacktacular, Words
A few days ago I asked on Twitter for people's red flags of quackery words - words that if seen might suggest a less than evidence based...
Monday, March 26, 2018
What's Wrong With This Picture?
If Waterloo's Albert McCormack Community Centre wants people to drink fewer sugar sweetened beverages, instead of putting a sign up te...
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Saturday Stories: A No Longer Unknown Woman, Tumors and Transformations, and Kayaking Across the Atlantic
Jacey Fortin, in The New York Times, on the hunt for the only woman in a photo of 38 scientists from the 1971 International Conference on th...
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