There are structural reasons for the low quality of much scientific research.
We need to lose our naivete. Many scientific findings are neither crisp nor clear.
Fruit may be natural, but its sugar content has increased due to selective breeding.
If fat were the villain we’ve been told it is, I should have gained 40 pounds.
People who exercise regularly still gain weight.
Changing definitions of ‘normal’ blood pressure means larger numbers of people are coping with drug side effects.
Doctors and nurses rarely follow the rules when collecting important info about our health.
Standard medical practice is often pointless, risky – and a waste of money.
The American Heart Association didn’t bother to replicate pivotal research before it told the public to change its behaviour. The result was an uncontrolled public health experiment.
When scientists began believing that high fat diets & heart disease went together, this wasn’t true in eight European countries.
After the high-carbohydrate Food Pyramid was introduced, diabetes shot through the roof.
Whether it’s climate science or medical science, a fake crisis leads to bad decisions that harm real people.
Climate science and medical science have things in common. Including suspect behaviour on the part of the United Nations.