This episode is basically a rant about something that frustrates me that I see all the time in online low carb dieting and ketogenic diet groups. People do not realize how much of the initial weight loss with low carb diets is water weight.
I have discussed garcinia cambogia before but figured you guys deserved a podcast about it. It is however still definitely a scam. Continue reading “Scientific Nutrition Update 28: Garcinia Cambogia is a Scam”
Here we go, back on the merry go round of propaganda and bad statistics. Today we are going to have some fun with Dr. Garth Davis’ claim that sugar cannot be stored as fat. Already seems pretty spurious doesn’t it? Just wait. Continue reading “Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 3”
This series on all of the bullshit in What the Health is going to end up being pretty dang long since in part 1 I only got through the first six minutes of the movie. Well anyway let’s dig into the next few minutes of this movie and see if it gets better (spoiler alert: it doesn’t) Continue reading “Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 2”
So there is a new health documentary out on Netflix called What the Health and it is meant to be a treatise on the importance of diet for health. It’s not exactly that. It is more accurately a beautifully done vegan propaganda film with shoddy science and even worse knowledge of how statistics work. I do need to give the filmmakers prop, What the Health is very effective at evoking an emotional response. I’m going to take my time here and do a mini series wherein I interpret every important claim made in the movie and see if it valid. Continue reading “Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 1”