The study from “noxious” is observational. Which means it can only show a correlation. But not causation. And when you look at the randomized controlled trials, your claims fall apart.

For example, dairy consumption for health markers is either neutral or positive in randomized controlled trials and systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

So if you’re using science to back up your claims, use one that’s relevant.

The article could have been as follows:

1. Eat mostly whole, minimally-processed foods.

2. Exercises 2-5 times per week.

3. Walk more.

4. Limit alcohol and smoking.

5. Sleep 7-9 hours.

Simple and no fear mongering.

I’m Egis, an online weight loss coach who has heightened BS sensors for fitness & nutrition. Only evidence-based & sustainable fat loss. www.absscience.com

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