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The Food Babe has No Idea how Physiology Works

22 Feb 2018

Our good friend the Food Babe has published an interesting piece of pseudoscience writing entitled ‘Are Natural Flavors Really That Bad? (MUST WATCH)’. If you’re looking for the quick answer to...

Can baking soda really absorb odors in the fridge?

30 Oct 2017

Smells of course are caused by volatile compounds which stimulate receptors in our nose. There is a large variety of such compounds with a great diversity of molecular structures. But many of the...

A 100% Success Rate Cure for Asthma? Sounds a bit fishy

23 Jun 2017

Asthma is a terrible affliction, often triggered by allergies. Sufferers will do almost anything to avoid the suffocating feeling it causes. Even swallowing fish! Yet, that is exactly what almost...

Liquorice: "Natural", but not always harmless

5 Apr 2017

The 51-year-old man presented in hospital complaining of abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea. On initial investigation he was found to have very high blood pressure and low blood levels of...

Orange juice producer being squeezed

20 Mar 2017

We all have habits.  One of mine is to start every day with a glass of orange juice.  Freshly squeezed would be ideal, but frankly, too much of a bother.  So I go for the one that says “100% pure...

Crafty Kraft

20 Mar 2017

Kraft processed cheese singles, at least the full fat version, is not the same anymore. You won’t notice any change in taste though because the only difference will be a substitution of one...

Dr. Sen’s Perfect Vision System

20 Mar 2017

I’m accustomed to being forwarded all sorts of videos about miraculous cures that are being suppressed by the establishment. There’s usually some “maverick doctor” who has made an astounding,...

What are Bach flower remedies?

20 Mar 2017

Bach flower remedies have been around for close to a hundred years and were the brainchild of Edward Bach a British physician. Actually, there doesn’t seem to have been much “brain” involved in the...

What is Natamycin?

20 Mar 2017

“The customer is always right,” is a time-honoured adage in marketing. It holds true even if the customer is wrong. If the customer does not want “artificial” preservatives” in food, industry will...

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