Thanks to a viral YouTube video, a best-selling book, and countless media appearances, Robert Lustig has become a widely-quoted and highly influential anti-sugar commentator. Which is a pity, because most of what he says is complete garbage.
With every passing year, the claims of diet gurus and health ‘experts’ seem to get more and more ridiculous. Today we examine the especially moronic claim that table sugar is as addictive and destructive as alcohol, cigarettes and even cocaine and heroin!
Thanks to his outlandish claims, Dave Asprey has been described as a “21st Century Snake Oil Salesman”. After having delved into the science behind his claims about “Bulletproof” coffee and mycotoxins, I have to agree.
If you told me 12 months ago the most comfortable road bike saddle I’d ever try would be 100% carbon, have absolutely no padding, weigh a crazy-light 77 grams, and cost less than $200 … well, I would have thought you were either yanking my chain or just plain crazy. But it’s true – there is a saddle out there that possesses each and every one of these qualities. Folks, meet the Trigon VCS06.
When independent researchers recently reanalyzed the results of a trial involving the widely-used anti-depressant paroxetine (Paxil), they uncovered some very disturbing results.
A simple challenge to my haters: Prove your bullshit allegations about me, and I’ll give you lots of money!
Congratulations people, on being so incredibly dumb and gullible. Those after your money and freedom are so proud of you!
Speed Trap was written by one of the best sprint coaches ever: Charlie Francis. It’s a riveting read that relives Ben Johnson’s fairy tale rise to athletic stardom, followed by his devastating downfall after testing positive for an anabolic steroid at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Much more than just an enthralling biography, the book also doubles as an outstanding instruction manual on the the art and science of sprint training.
Cyber-bully and pretend health writer James Fell proudly continues his quest to make a complete ass of himself. And in the process, might just have endowed us with an “alternative” cure for insomnia!
Only two people have written to protest my recent “adrenal fatigue” article: not surprisingly, one was James Fell. The other is someone who exhibits the same narcissistic, self-aggrandizing, authority-revering and proudly ignorant mindset he does. Meet Allison Fall, MD, the Colorado IME doctor routinely rated as “poor” by her patients.