“[T]here are these very popular supplements that have really no evidence at all.” A review of weight-loss supplement research has revealed that most weight-loss products have little quality research backing up their claims. Most of the research that exists is poorly executed ー for example, having a small sample size. However, what’s more concerning are the products that don’t bother to conduct research at all, like raspberry ketones, which might turn out to be harmful to our bodies.
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Kai Cheng’s professor had a brilliant scheme. In his first lecture, he promised that each lecture would feature a “Lie of the Day”. But why? It made his students more attentive and analytical, poring over every detail of his lecture and making sense of why things were true. It was such a powerful teaching method that his students digested his most technical lectures quite easily because they tried so hard to catch his lie. The kicker? There was no lie in that first lecture; he had lied about that too! Read full article here