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I have no words #5. They want you to be miserable. They want you to eat soy. That is how they exert control.

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I have no words #4. Don't eat soy

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I have no words #3. Why do we need peer-reviewed science if we can just tweet instead?

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I have no words #2. Vaccine #MeToo, cancer smoothies, calorie counting causes bone loss, and plant-based keto keto lean keto keto

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I have no words #1: Treating heart disease by taking vitamin K2 and increasing LDL

Reading Time: < 1 minute The “I have no words” series will consist of tweets in the online health space for which I have no words. This introduction will be the only part of the series for which I have words. Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Email Address Subscribe Producing high-quality scientific work like this takes many hours of work. This is made possible through the support of readers and viewers like you. Please consider donating below. In just a few clicks, sign up to donate $5 monthly…

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A debate on science? An open letter to Garth Davis about science communication and unhealthy vegan diets.

Reading Time: 7 minutes I received the following comment, I assume, from Dr. Garth Davis. If this is Garth, great. If it is a troll, also OK, as this gives me the opportunity to fully discuss important issues about science communication and poor quality vegan diets. For context, my disagreement with Garth started over the plant-based diet documentary film The Game Changers. I have been very disappointed in the reception of The Game Changers by the plant-based community. I have a lot of respect for James Wilks–he is both well-meaning and clearly very intelligent–as well as many of the other people involved in the…

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Grains are more nutritious than meat

Reading Time: 6 minutes As a former Paleo dieter (for 10 years!), the ideas that grains are nutritionally deficient, meat nutritionally rich, and carbohydrates inherently harmful were deeply engrained in my habits of thinking. So much so that my first forays into eating whole grain bread after learning about plant-based diets were marked by an anxiety that lasted for years–“am I eating carbohydrates instead of fats for an ideological reason, at the expense of my health? Surely these plant-based writers cannot be right?” Well, certainly the plant-based writers are not right, as I understand now that they could not impartially analyze their way out…

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Following the Advice From the Netflix Documentary The Game Changers Could Harm Your Health

Reading Time: 8 minutes One of the most popular and potentially deadly nutrition documentaries of recent years The Game Changers is a documentary available on Netflix and iTunes. It is the best-selling documentary of all times on iTunes and will likely prove to be one of the most famous nutrition documentaries for years to come. The Game Changers however has a fatal flaw that puts a substantial number of its viewers at substantial risk of potentially deadly adverse health outcomes. Here’s how. A famous study The below graph is from an abstract for a very famous and popular article (among cardiologists) published by researchers…

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Long-term weight loss is achievable and reduces the risk of death

Reading Time: 3 minutes A common refrain of Health At Any Size people is that, “But only 5% of people achieve sustained weight loss!” Then follows the suggestion that, therefore, nobody should try to achieve sustained weight loss. This 5% figure is a fiction, as one can see from scientific reviews of the research literature. Read carefully: In fact, in the right circumstances, an impressively large % of overweight people can maintain an impressively large amount of weight loss. Read the above. It is simply wrong that long-term weight loss is “impossible”. A large number of people do it, and they do a lot…

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How to determine who is a legitimate science-based health expert and who is not. A simple method, a single criterion.

Reading Time: 5 minutes Most popular health experts are unscientific Many popular health experts claim to be science-based. They will often provide hundreds of references to support their claims. But citing many references does not mean one is scientific. It only means that one has collected many references. Most self-proclaimed health experts are in fact very unscientific. They over-interpret the scientific literature. They create controversies where there are none. They form strong conclusions from weak data. They cite papers that support their views and ignore ones that don’t. They dedicate their entire body of popular work to buttressing an ideology or set of ideologies. Their…

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