Vitamins are worthless

Can't say it often enough: if you eat a generally healthy diet, with fruits, vegetables, dairy, lean meat, whole grains, and some vitamin-and-mineral fortified cereals, it is almost always the case that additional vitamins will provide no mortality or morbidity…

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BarBend: the Science of Artificial Sweeteners?

Excellent summary article about synthetic sweeteners, by Nick English, originally posted on Bar Bend. Bar Bend, by the way, is an excellent resource for strength training ideas, science, tips, and strategies. BarBend: What Does the Science Actually Say on Artificial…

A ‘Fountain Of Youth’ Pill? Sure, If You’re A Mouse. | Kaiser Health News

First class quackery. I'm 61, and I would crush these clowns in the gym. Magic pill my ass. Go lift barbells and kettlebells; then, tell me about your youthful vigor. Typical Harvard bullshit. The race for the cure to aging…

The Atlantic: When Evidence Says No, but Doctors Say Yes

A lot of what The Atlantic publishes is ideological twaddle. But, this piece from 2017, is a real keeper. It is one of the few stories about overdiagnosis and overtreatment that will resonate with readers. Don't kid yourself...the healthcare industry…