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Longevity Quackery - The Plant Paradox
Old 12-12-2019, 11:58 AM   #1
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Longevity Quackery - The Plant Paradox

A good read with a critical review of a health best-seller (“Once in a generation a doctor and a book comes along that completely changes the way we think about food and our health."):

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/a...gluten/523686/

"Book publishers are rarely held accountable for publishing invalid health information. Rather, there seems to be an incentive to publish the most outlandish claims that purport to upend everything the reader has ever heard. This is a problem much bigger than any plant protein. Cycles of fad dieting and insidious misinformation undermine both public health and understanding of how science works, giving way to a sense of chaos. It seems that every doctor has their own opinion about how to protect your body from calamity, and all are equally valid, because nothing is ever truly known."
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