Most nutrition research is wrong and unreliable

A vital analysis of what's wrong with nutrition research and data publication by the inestimable John P. Ioannidis of Stanford. Most people in the fitness and nutrition industries likely have no idea who he is and why what he writes…

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Why Medical Advice Seems to Change So Frequently | The Incidental Economist

The Incidental Economist is run by physicians, and, thus, I frequently disagree with their self-serving analyses that often give doctors the benefit of the doubt. This column, however, is quite good...and honest. This paragraph about the garbage that masquerades as…

Top Cardiologist Blasts Nutrition Guidelines | Medpage Today

A killer good article on what's wrong with nutrition research and nutrition guidelines. This physician -- and if you know me, you know I rarely compliment physicians -- nails the creeps and idiots who have fashioned the so called healthy…

Why you shouldn’t exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies – Vox

One of the very best and most well written essays I've ever read in the popular media on exercise, calorie restriction, and weight loss. Manage your intake to manage weight; exercise to build and sustain fitness. They do go hand…

Why You Should Question Nutrition Research and What Happened in 1980 – Whole Life Challenge

In case you missed this the first time around, it's still worth a read, if I do say so myself. Enjoy! There was a time when the words of moms and grandmothers ruled the nutritional roost.¬†For the most part, their…

The Case for Eating Butter Just Got Stronger | TIME

Darisuh Mozaffarian is the real deal...a physician-scientist who actually understands science. This is an excellent summary article on the apparently interminable (and mostly idiotic) debate over fat in the diet. Get rid of poor quality carbs (alcohol, sugar, refined grains)…

A mathematical theory reveals why you should ignore diet and exercise fads

Two really smart guys explain -- quite simply, actually -- why so many people make so many dumb mistakes in diet and exercise. I agree with their thesis wholeheartedly. My approach with every client I work with is...stick to basics.…

Records found in basement undermine decades of dietary advice

Modern nutrition is a joke of a science and the quacks who promote it from the government to the American Heart Association to the Dietetics Association are a bunch of addled, money-grubbing, intellectually dishonest, duplicitous frauds. I have forgotten more…