Michael Suede

More Defending of The Indefensible Ketogenic Diet

Michael Carrato, one of my readers, didn’t like what I had to say about his ketogenic diet regimen.  Carrato writes: Are you saying that a ketogenic diet CANNOT reverse diabetes and improve markers for CHD? Because it seems that the position of the anti-fat crowd is that keto is positively incompatible with good health, that low…

Large-Scale Study Proves High-Fat Diet Promotes Health and Longevity – Quackery?

Lew Rockwell recently published an article by Dr. Joseph Mercola, who seems enamored with ketogenic diets for some reason.  In the article, Mercola advocates for eating a high fat diet and regularly putting oneself into a state of ketosis.  Mercola claims this will promote longevity and “boost mitochondrial function.” It’s true that a properly done ketogenic…

54% of American Kids Have A Diagnosed Chronic Illness

Here’s the stats breakdown.  Pretty shocking stats. Beth Lambert discusses the state of chronic illness among children in America today. Some researchers are projecting that autism will impact 1 in 2 kids, 80% of boys, by 2025.  If we go by more modest models looking at the 13% growth rate of autism and projecting it…

Spotify Bans All Music That Uses The N Word

Just kidding.  They banned “White Power” music. Amid the ongoing fallout from the violence that saw a civil rights activist killed, music subscription service Spotify began removing so-called white power music, flagged by the SPLC as racist “hate bands”. A Spotify spokesperson said: “Illegal content or material that favours hatred or incites violence against race, religion, sexuality…

Debunking What The Health Nonsense Debunkers

Michael Vacanti’s comments in the video seem pretty representative of the people who review What The Health, so I figured I’d make a response post to him.  My comments below debunk his comments in the video point by point. 1. It’s not just observational studies in terms of meat causing cancer. N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) is a potent…

Paris Air Show 2017: The Surefly Personal Helicopter

Bout damn time someone did this.  I’m still confused why it’s taken so long and why this tiny company is the only player moving to market.  Under $200,000, and their trying to get the FAA to approve a special permit that will not require a full Private Pilot license to operate it.