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A podcast of fascinating facts! What do extraterrestrial radio signals and a mushroom from Texas have in common? What is a “number station“ and why is it so spine-tinglingly creepy? Join comedians Shane Rogers and Duncan MacEwan for an entertaining and hilarious deep-dive into obscure facts from science, history and pop culture. A new topic each week!

April 1, 2021

Diets Debunked: The Sketchy Science of Health and Weight Loss

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What's the most effective weight loss plan? Do any of the trending "diet tips" on the Internet actually work? Why does the keto diet make your breath smell like death? 

Join the guys for an exploration of the wild history of nutrition science through the ages, and learn which (if any) fad-diets are legit. 

 

In this episode:

  • The shifting, shifty food pyramid
  • Fletcherism
  • The cigarette diet
  • The Hay diet
  • Atkins
  • The paleo diet
  • The raw food diet
  • Food replacement (SlimFast etc)

 

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Episode Transcript:

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