All Posts Tagged With "antioxidants"

Do Antioxidant Supplements Negate the Beneficial Effects of Exercise?

Do Antioxidant Supplements Negate the Beneficial Effects of Exercise?

24 November 2011 by Scott Gavura

I have skeptical confession to make. I was once a panacea-seeking antioxidant-taker. As background, I’m a marathon runner and occasional triathlete. Several years ago, I was training for an Ironman triathlon, and banking 20+ hours of intense exercise per week. That may sound absurd to many (it does to me, now that I have kids) […]

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Posted in Diet and Nutrition, Health3 Comments

What We’re Reading

What We’re Reading

16 August 2011 by Scott Gavura

  It’s the lazy days of summer, folks. We’re thinking skeptically, but let’s just say we’ve been, well, distracted. Here’s what we’ve been reading, dockside. Homeopathy Homeopathic manufacturer Boiron is threatening to sue an Italian blogger regarding the homeopathic remedy Oscillococcinum, claiming posts are “defamatory”  Here’s his blog, translated into English. In yet another example […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Diet and Nutrition, Probability and Statistics, Skepticism2 Comments

FAIL Cats

Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

17 October 2010 by Melany Hamill

Hello skeptifans. I hope you all enjoyed your long weekend.  I’ve got a crisp new batch of  Fails and Wins for you this week. Why fear of vaccination is spelling disaster in the developing world Deanna found this Win in The Guardian. The anti-vax hysteria we see in developed countries can do much more damage […]

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