Study Shows Blood Type Diet Doesn’t Work

Pseudosciences are in many ways like cargo cults. When observed from afar they seem to have all the trappings of legitimacy. Astrologers, as an example, have their own professional associations and journals. Over the hundreds of years astrology has accumulated an impressive amount of knowledge that’s taught in dedicated colleges. The impressive sounding trappings don’t … Read more

Skincare Marketing BS Example

This is just a quick post about the need to keep your BS detector working when evaluating marketing claims, a blinding flash of the obvious if there ever was one 🙂 A quick example to show why. The other day I came across this a line of Oxygenetix products promoted by Dr. Yael Halaas, a … Read more

Adrenal Fatigue Or Not?

I’ve been bothered by adrenal fatigue. Scratch that. I’ve been bothered by the concept of adrenal fatigue, not the so-called disease itself. The whole thing has always smelled little too much ‘alternative medicine’ to me. All the information comes from sources not exactly dedicated to critical thinking and scientific enquiry, with most medical organizations and … Read more