Computer Troubles And A Mini-Vacation

 
Seriously, you need to just touch base with all the fans out here.  No explanation necessary, just “I’m still here, just crazy busy” will do. I couldn’t stand it another... Read more »
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 News and Reviews
From The News …

 
Interesting items from my inbox and elsewhere … Why people hate vegans, part whatever … and how to deal with them If I’m ever in Toronto again, I’m having a... Read more »
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 News and Reviews
Lies Lying Liars Tell

 
Last week, I explained why lying liars lie: they believe it’s okay to abuse the truth if what they consider a Big Truth is advanced in the process. Morgan Spurlock... Read more »
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 Bad Science
Fat Head Kids Trailer

 
We have quite a few items that must be delivered to our distributor by the end of this week.  A trailer was one of those items.  I hadn’t created on... Read more »
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 Fat Head Kids film
Why Lying Liars Lie

 
I wrote about this before, but it deserves another mention, given the topic of this post. Back in December, Morgan Spurlock made a public #MeToo confession, admitting he’d sexually harassed... Read more »
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 The Food Evangelists
It’s Over! Noakes 2, The Anointed 0

 
The more unjustified a persecution, the more vehement and long-lasting it is likely to be. – Eric Hoffer, who wrote in the 1950s. Well, it’s finally over. The persecution of... Read more »
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 News and Reviews
The Magic Pill And The Anointed

 
As I wrote in my review, The Magic Pill is a beautiful film that shows how switching to a paleo diet produces astounding improvements in health for a handful of... Read more »
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 The Food Evangelists
The Older Brother Looks Forward to The End of Alzheimer’s

 
Hey Fat Heads! Long time. My bad for not getting this out there last week while Tom was on the Low Carb Cruise. I had kind of a week. My... Read more »
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 News and Reviews  Good Science
Sneak Peeks: Fat Head Kids, The Movie

 
That sound coming from my office is me taking a deep, relaxing breath. For nearly two years, much of my evening and weekend time has been devoted to the Fat... Read more »
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 Fat Head Kids film  Fat Head Kids book
Warning: I Could Turn Stupid Any Day Now

 
I have some ideas for longer posts I plan to write, but they’ll have to wait until I return from the low-carb cruise. I’m not giving a speech on this... Read more »
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 Random Musings
Dr. Willett Has Convinced Me To Become A Gorilla

 
Dr. Walter Willett, whom the Boston Globe once described as the world’s most influential nutritionist, has finally convinced me to adopt the diet of a gorilla. Yes, it’s a big... Read more »
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 Bad Science
Review: ‘The Magic Pill’ Is A Terrific Film

 
I mentioned recently that I watch documentaries while walking on my treadmill. Today I watched The Magic Pill, produced by Pete Evans and directed by Rob Tate. I met them... Read more »
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 News and Reviews
Post-Feminist Vegans Are Doing The Right Thing For The Wrong Reasons

 
Boy … uh, I mean Non-Gender-Specific Person, it must be tough being a committed vegan these days. There you are, convinced you’re doing The Right Thing, only to discover that... Read more »
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 Bad Science  feminist vegan  The Food Evangelists
The Farm Report: Back To Work At Last

 
Man, it’s good to be alive and working outside on a spring day in Tennessee. That’s what I was thinking on Saturday afternoon. After the surgery, then weeks of having... Read more »
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 farm  chickens  The Farm Report
How To Save Zero Lives For The Low, Low Cost Of Two Million Dollars And Change

 
In our previous episode, we saw that statins – in addition to a number of other horrors – may be triggering ALS (commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) in a... Read more »
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 Bad Medicine
More Very, Very Bad News For Statins

 
As if you need another reason to avoid statins … A couple of readers sent me a link to the latest post by Dr. Malcolm Kendrick, which is titled Statins... Read more »
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 statins  damage  ALS  Bad Medicine
Rethinking Exercise And Weight Loss

 
Exercise is great for your health, but it doesn’t do much for weight loss. I’ve said it. Plenty of people I respect have said it. You might have said it.... Read more »
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 weight loss  exercise  Random Musings
Now For The Good News: Young Doctors Want To Learn About Nutrition

 
If you’re a health and nutrition nerd (and if you’re reading this blog, you probably are), you may have had a frustrating experience that goes something like this: a friend... Read more »
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 Real Food  Good Science
If You Don’t Trust Doctors, You’ll Die From Ebola. Or Something Like That.

 
One of the best books I’ve read in the past few years is Undoctored by Dr. William Davis. As I explained in my review, I drove up to Wisconsin to... Read more »
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 News and Reviews
We Now Return (Again) To Your Regularly Scheduled Program … And I Think I Mean It This Time

 
Obviously I spoke too soon when I announced just over a week ago that the blog was back up and running. The old site kept getting automatically shut down because... Read more »
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 Random Musings