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Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Flaws In Many Studies

"We ran an actual clinical trial, with subjects randomly assigned to different diet regimes. And the statistically significant benefits of chocolate that we reported are based on the actual data. It was, in fact, a fairly typical study for the field of diet research. Which is to say: It was terrible science. The results are meaningless, and the health claims that the media blasted out to millions of people around the world are utterly unfounded"

Must reading for all. This is a gem on the study flaws regarding controversial subjects like diet. It takes you step-by-step through how they designed and carried out the process and compared it to other poor science studies.

"http://io9.com/i-fooled-millions-into-thinking-chocolate-helps-weight-1707251800

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