Do diet pills actually work?

Diet pill concept: How lazy can we get? . The idea of losing weight fast is so appealing and generates the supplement industry countless millions of pounds every year. It plays so well into human nature. We are always looking for a quick fix. Why change my lifestyle when I […]

5 gym ‘facts’ debunked

The gym is full of shit science. Also known as bro-science. Also known as bullshit. As funny as it is to hear, it ultimately signals ignorance of basic biology and training which isn’t all that funny. These sort of ideas seem to stick around and really spread their way through […]

The Slap Therapy Tragedy

The ‘Slap Therapy’ Tragedy   I’ve decided to write a quick post regarding a couple of truly disturbing news stories I’ve read recently. . The topic? . Slapping people (including infants) to cure their diseases and illnesses… . These sort of stories are important because they highlight pretty much everything I […]

The Green Tea Facade

Green tea has been consumed, mainly by Asian nations (having originated in China) for hundreds and hundreds of years. Over the course of history numerous and powerful heath effects have been attributed to frequent consumption of green tea. . In the modern day, green tea and green tea based products […]

The Multivitamin Hoax

I was flicking through good old Facebook, the book of face, the other day when I came across an advert for yet another multivitamin product under the name of VITL. Presumably a play on the word vital…as in, you vitally need this supplement to be healthy. Or do you? . […]