Category Archives: Food scares

Here we go again with another cause of autism

I would say the biggest cause of autism is a change in the diagnostic criteria for autism.

So you have a variant of mental retardation that would fit the new criteria for autism–what’s the point?

Now another component of the dietary intake is proposed as a cause of autism?

Not likely.

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The next food fetish–get back Gluten free, go for FODMAP

Buried in this essay is an important thing, a lot of people have GI problems because of their mental state.

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Can I talk about the nuttiness of organic foods? Or can Henry Miller MD?

Well I am pretty good at putting down organic, which is worthless and so are some others, but let’s consider what Henry Miller MD, a big boy, has to say.

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Listen up on the Rice debate–some people eat mostly rice

The rice eaters who eat old timey rice have diets deficient in beta carotene, a precursor to Vitamin A, essential for vision and good health.  You can die or go blind from Vit A deficiency.

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Eat eggs, my daddy is vindicated

My father was a physician, and he was a farm boy and he said these food fetishists and nutritionists were FOS, only he didn’t use bad words with us kids.

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Josh Bloom takes on the Food Babe

I got a chuckle out of this essay by Bloom, who is over at ACSH but also works the Science 2.0 site.

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Another report on GM advantages

Who am I?   Your humble reporter of events.

http://acsh.org/2014/11/meta-analysis-shows-gm-crops-reduce-pesticide-use-37-percent/