Smoke low-tar cigarettes? The fatal flaw in logic of nutritional studies

Found on: http://www.wheatbellyblog.com/2016/06/smoke-low-tar-cigarettes-fatal-flaw-logic-nutritional-studies/ Just because something bad is reduced or eliminated in cigarettes, it should not logically follow that cigarettes must now be good, right? Low-tar, filtered cigarettes may be less harmful than full-tar, unfiltered cigarettes, but still contain heavy metals like mercury, lead, and cadmium, as well as nicotine,…

Like detergent to your intestines

Found on: http://www.wheatbellyblog.com/2016/06/like-detergent-intestines/ Emulsifying agents are commonly used in foods to keep them mixed. You will commonly find carageenan, for instance, in ice cream to keep dairy fat from separating from the water and proteins, especially after repeated melting and refreezing. The capacity for a compound to emulsify a solution…