Many of us rely on media that publish scientific research to adjust our nutrition. Here is something to remember, when evaluating it.
Spotting Bad Science by a chemistry teacher from UK, Andy Brunning - 12 points to help you separate the science from the pseudoscience: 1. SENSATIONALISED HEADLINES 2. MISINTERPRETED RESULTS 3. CONFLICTS OF INTEREST 4. CORRELATION & CAUSATION 5. UNSUPPORTED CONCLUSIONS 6. PROBLEMS WITH SAMPLE SIZE 7. UNREPRESENTATIVE SAMPLES USED 8. NO CONTROL GROUP USED 9. NO BLIND TESTING USED 10. SELECTIVE REPORTING OF DATA 11. UNREPLICABLE RESULTS 12. NON-PEER REVIEWED MATERIAL