Trickery and Truth

This is a fascinating piece about the FALSE claims that chocolate helps people lose weight, and how and why this fraud was perpetrated to make a point about the ineffectiveness of how diet related information is studied and dispensed.

The words, “Play nicely, Draco,” come to mind—such tactics can cost friendships and ruin trust. Please don’t try this at home. Tricking people as a way of making them learn leads them to feelings of shame and resentment. Besides, they may never share their chocolate with you again!

Shared Article: I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here’s How.


5 Replies to “Trickery and Truth”

  1. Wow. This. “Or as one prescient reader of the 4 April story in the Daily Express put it, ‘Every day is April Fool’s in nutrition.’” Sigh. But I may still choose to test his fake theory on my own self. 😉

    1. Hahaha. Thanks. Your blog is beautiful, substantive, and so much more I can’t speak to. I hope to catch up reading the rest of it after this challenge is over. Hoping your next venture is blessed. Thanks for reading and commenting.

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