Science: The Candle in The Dark

Science: The Candle in The Dark   By: Brad Dieter Read Time: 0.35 cups of coffee Tl;dr: Science is progressing forward and becoming more mature in how we do science and how we handle science. Science is flawed. Fundamentally. Why? Because it is conducted by humans, who have cognitive biases, emotional short-comings, and intellectual blind-spots bigger than[…]

The Nail in the Low-Carb Coffin

For a long time there has been a substantial discussion about whether low carbohydrate or low fat diets are more effective for weight loss. Over the past several years we (the scientific community) have been addressing this question through collections of very well controlled studies and have shown that on aggregate, there is no real[…]

Nutrigenomics: what can your DNA really tell you about your nutrition and training needs?

The Current State of Nutrigenomics and Personalized Nutrition As a scientist my job is to be objective, and pull no punches. It also requires a great deal of self-punches. To quote the great Richard Feynman, “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool”. Let me[…]