Trust science only up to a point

Science is emphatically not a belief system. It doesn’t require faith, and it works: civilisation is built on science working. But it’s a full-time job to keep on top of one subject, and impossible to stay up to date across a range of fields. We have to trust that the system works. But does it? …

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For years, we’ve been told fat clogs our arteries. Now, scientists say that’s all wrong.

CHEW ON THIS For years, we’ve been told fat clogs our arteries. Now, scientists say that’s all wrong. Katherine Ellen Foley April 26, 2017 "Good" fats can get off their high horse. (AP Photo/Nick Wagner) Fats have a PR problem. In part, it’s because fats are so calorically dense. For every gram of fat, we …

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Iron content misguided. Science again

Share this article Facebook Twitter e-mail SMS WhatsApp Sorry Popeye, spinach DOESN'T make your muscles big: Expert reveals sailor's love of the food was due to a misplaced decimal point By Sarah Griffiths13:28 BST 03 Jul 2013, updated 10:35 BST 04 Jul 2013 +1 Facebook Twitter e-mail SMS WhatsApp 79comments The iron content of spinach …

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