Category: Nutrition

GOLO for Weight Loss

There are lots of testimonials from people who say they lost weight with GOLO, but its effectiveness is not supported by any scientific evidence.

/ November 29, 2022

The Plant Paradox: Steven Gundry’s War on Lectins

Most of what Steven Gundry says in his book The Plant Paradox is demonstrably wrong. There is no science-based reason to avoid lectins.

/ October 25, 2022

Study of Multivitamin Use and Memory

Routine multivitamins are likely not the best strategy for cognitive effects.

/ September 21, 2022

Is Olive Oil Good Medicine?

A study found that olive oil increased longevity and reduced the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other chronic diseases, but it only showed correlation, not causation.

/ August 23, 2022

US Preventive Services Task Force Recommends Against Multivitamins

An updated review of the evidence reinforces that routine vitamin use is mostly worthless.

/ June 22, 2022

Diet Recommendations Based on DNA

Diet recommendations based on DNA are not based on good science.

/ June 21, 2022

Vitamin D for the prevention of COVID-19: A randomized controlled trial

A large clinical trial shows vitamin D supplementation had no effect on COVID-19.

/ March 31, 2022

The Word “Organic” Has Been Hijacked

The word "organic" has a precise definition in chemistry. It has been hijacked to refer to organic farming. Good communication requires that both parties use the same definition.

/ February 8, 2022
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Vitamins are not for vaping

Vaping vitamins is a bad idea.

/ February 3, 2022

Eat for Life: Joel Fuhrman’s Nutritarian Diet

Joel Fuhrman thinks his Nutritarian diet will increase longevity and prevent or treat most chronic diseases. He claims it is based on science, but his evidence is far from convincing.

/ January 4, 2022