Category Archives: Food nannies

The campaign against Genetically Modified foods fizzles

I would say that many people are now seeing the value of stopping the anti GM crusade.

However, I would warn that the bill that was passed in the House had too much FDA supervisory power inserted.

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Henry I Miller on organic foods and the nannie/meddlers

Some people just have to be fussin’ about somethin’. Henry Miller MD is a big name in the biz of toxicology. A very wise and sensible man–who knows GM foods and the whole business of “healthy” food promotion. Continue reading

Hard to guarantee “organic”

So organic foods aren’t so pristine–big deal, it’s still just food with a trace of chemicals, like the mainstream food.

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Glutenophobia critiqued at the NYT

Sometimes the stylish NYT takes down a myth.

I don’t trust em generally, however, on pretty much everything political.

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Dr. Schwartz on aspartame opponents–knock out

No cure for chemophobes, even if you win the argument, remember obsessive complusives need soemthing to fear and avoid–the world is a scary place.

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Risk Factors and preventive medicine delusions

Well I have been carrying around Ernest Curtis’s essay on risk factor medicine. Ernest is a cardiologist and cardiology actually is a place where risk factor medicine is well developed. I have pleased to say that Ernest thinks risk factor medicine is hocum and bunkum–I think it is too.

So I respond here to Ernest’s excellent discussion and try to offer some reasons why risk factor medicine has become such a big deal and dominates public policy discussions and patient education–public health people love to talk living healthy and such.

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I would like to stuff trans fats in a hole somewhere

These food fetishists just can’t stop, and they pay to create junk science to support their theories.
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