Claim: Soy food consumption linked to prolonged survival in some breast cancer patients

There is no such thing as magical food. Vegetarian breast cancer victim Linda McCartney is a case in point for this sort of junk science.

2nd December 1972: Paul McCartney and his wife Linda (1941 – 1998), who performed together as Wings after the break-up of the Beatles. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

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Food nanny nonsense: Calorie restriction lets monkeys live long and prosper

Here’s the problem: “This new insight appears to be particularly important in primates and likely is translatable to humans.”

IMAGE: A 2009 IMAGE OF RHESUS MONKEYS IN A LANDMARK STUDY OF THE BENEFITS OF CALORIC RESTRICTION. THE THEN 27-YEAR-OLD MONKEY ON THE LEFT WAS GIVEN A DIET WITH FEWER CALORIES.

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Claim: Nutritional quality of kids’ menus at chain restaurants not improving

Feeding the false dichotomy of “healthy” food versus “unhealthy” food.

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