Logical Fallacies

April 9th, 2014

I can’t take credit for this resource – Yoni Freedhoff from the Weighty Matters blog posted a link to it a short while back, in reference to a previous discussion he had about Girl Guide cookies.

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Logical Fallacies

What’s Dr. Oz Smoking?

February 19th, 2014

I’ve ranted and raved on more than one occasional about Dr. Oz and his breathless endorsements of weight loss supplements that have no business being endorsed. But no matter; regardless or whether or not such supplements are supported by an ounce of clinical data or not – and it’s usually the latter – anything that […]

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What’s Dr. Oz Smoking?

Are Your Supplements Working a Little Too Well?

February 10th, 2014

Are you experiencing incredible success with that latest fat burner or body building supplement? Or maybe with that “male enhancement” product you bought to spice things up in the bedroom a little bit?

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Are Your Supplements Working a Little Too Well?

In the Weight Loss World, “Doctor Recommended” Means Sweet FA!

January 23rd, 2014

In my publication “Dirty, Rotten Tricks! Supplement Company Lies That Cost You Money!“, I talk about the “doctor recommended” scam. Essentially, the word of a medical doctor holds a lot of sway with the general public, so supplement manufacturers and retailers will often do whatever they can to be able to claim that their product […]

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What was the Biggest Supplement Scam of 2013? “Detox” and Detoxing…

January 12th, 2014

To celebrate the New Year, I decided to spend a little time thinking about the past 12 months, and specifically, the biggest supplement scam that has been “pulled” on the unsuspecting public. I didn’t have to think very long. In my opinion, it’s without a doubt the continued and rapid growth of “detox” or detoxifying […]

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Here We Go Again! (More on Phenocal, Synetgy LLC & Craig Schwartz)

December 6th, 2013

Well, looks like Craig Schwartz, legal eagle and representative of Synetgy LLC (makers of Phenocal) is back at it again. If you’re not up to speed on the story, Craig and the good folks over at Synetgy LLC don’t like our review of their Phenocal product, and are doing their best to suppress it, by […]

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Sh*t That Drives Me Crazy!

November 18th, 2013

If there’s one thing that drives me nearly batsh*t crazy, it’s that so often, critical thinking skills seemed to be washed away into the gutter as soon as the topic of “Big Pharma” comes up.

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Like a Bad Rash, Craig Returns

October 10th, 2013

Those of you who have been following along with our story of Craig Schwartz (representing Synetgy LLC) and his ham-handed attempts to have our review of Phenocal pulled from the site will be interested to know that Craig was back blustering to our web host again, sending this note yesterday (Oct 9, 2013)… The page […]

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More Nutella Nutiness

October 4th, 2013

Saw this great video from Dr. Yoni Freedhoff of Weighty Matters this morning and had to share… Dr. Yoni uses some great visual tactics to demonstrate the “nutritional” value of Nutella (if you want to read more on Nutella, Elissa has a fantastic blog post here!).

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More Nutella Nutiness