Category Archives: Food scares

Coffee benefits–some probably legit, some not so

What could be so bad about a morning stimulant from an aromatic and pleasant source?

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Fast food keeps getting hit, breakfast answer

Recently I had a gigantic Taco Bell breakfast burrito, I would hesitate to guess the number of calories, more than one adult male should eat for one meal, no doubt. I almost quit in the middle but forged on, it was good.

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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Aspartame sensitivity–both bogus

We in medicine call it somatization, suggestibility, the nocebo effect, neurotic fears and anxieties.

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Kimmel makes fun of junk scientists–nice

Some say that making fun of the idiots beats a formal debate–I agree, and Saul Alinsky always encouraged vilification and lies as a much more effective tool than rationality and civility.

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Orthorexia nervosa–food fetishism as a diagnosis

I have too good a time just watching the commentariat. They go in circles and congratulate themselves when they see human foibles and expressions of suggestibility.

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Attention all you JunkScience people, a new heroine, the Science Babe

Not only a slam dunk looker, a chemist who is willing to take on the food babe and all the chemophobes. It’s like an old man went to sleep and had a dream.

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Here comes another Boston scaremonger chemophobe with an autism theory

So this was sent to me by one of our commenters–a researcher named Seneff at MIT who specializes in nutrition claims she has found Roundup (culprit chemical, glyphosate) to be the cause of the autism epidemic.

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