Category: Nutrition

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
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Detox: What “They” Don’t Want You To Know

Before you start your New Year’s detox, here's a tip that will save you time, money, and possibly your health.

/ January 2, 2022

NAD Therapy

NAD therapy is touted as a cure-all for addiction and several chronic diseases. Evidence supporting these claims is lacking.

/ December 9, 2021

Dry Scooping – A Harmful Internet Fad

Dry scooping is just one more dangerous health craze being promoted online.

/ October 13, 2021

Blue Zones Diet: Speculation Based on Misinformation

The Blue Zones where people live longer may be a myth. The Blue Zone Diet is based on speculation, not solid science.

/ October 12, 2021