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.
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?
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?
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
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)