Nutritional Nonsense


About This Site: The aim of this web site is to help provide accurate and reliable info regarding nutrition and health. Read More...

Nutrition for Health and Longevity: How to give yourself the best possible odds of living a full, healthy life by avoiding common causes of death such as cardiovascular disease and cancer . Read More..... .

Top 10 Nutra-Smart Foods: A list of the top 10 food groups shown to maximize longevity by preventing heart disease and cancer. Read More..... .

The Nutra-Smart Diet: Consisting of the Top 10 Foods, the Nutra-Smart diet is designed to maximize the potential for long life and good health. Read More...

Long Term, Healthy Weight Loss: Almost 2/3 of the population are overweight or obese, many spending considerable amounts of money on things that do little or no good. Read More..... .

Nutritional Nonsense: There's a lot of nutritional nonsense out there in the media and on the internet, as well as that being pushed by food and supplement companies. Read More..... .

Seminar Bookings: I am a regular speaker for various private, government and community functions. For details:Read More....

Articles: I have written nutrition articles for various magazines and am a regular columnist in 2 Sydney newspapers. Read More....

Radio: I have been invited to speak about nutrition related topics on a number of different radio programs. Read More..... .

Frequently Asked Questions: As a nutritionist, I am asked a lot of questions about various health and nutrition topics. Read More..... .

There's a lot of nonsense out there when it comes to nutrition, ranging from harmless myths and silly fads, to deliberately deceptive hype and or fear mongering. It may take a while for me to finish all these articles so they may not all be available at present. If you would like to suggest a new topic for this part of the website, please contact me.

Diet Myths

Vitamin C and the common cold

Eggs - miracle or menace?

Do we lose nutrients through processing, freezing and cooking?

Butter vs Margarine - does margarine cause blindness?

Acne and diet - is there a link?

Fear Mongering

Artificial Sweeteners - are they harmful?

Water Fluoridation - is it safe and effective?

Soy Safety - is soy the root of all evil?

Colours and Preservatives - are they causing ADHD?

Silly Fads

Detoxing - there's no such thing

Bottled Water - is it any better?

Juicing - is there any benefit?

Weight Loss - Fads & Fallacies

Tips for budding weight loss scamsters

Weight Loss Supplements Don't Work

VLCD's & meal replacement shakes

Low Carb Diets and Ketosis

Deliberate Deception

Money Down the Toilet - do we really need supplements?

Ask Your Pharmacist? No thanks! (part 1) - complementary medicines in the pharmacy

Ask your pharmacist? No thanks! (part 2) - weight loss in the pharmacy (including meal replacements)

Is Natural Better? - deliberate deception by food and supplement companies

Dead Doctors Don't Lie - a critical look at Dr Joel Wallach and Youngevity Australia

Multilevel Marketing (MLM) Scams (including Goji Juice, Noni Juice, Glyconutrients, Colloidal Minerals and more)


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