Saturday, May 30, 2015
Was your Facebook feed humming last week with the news that chocolate helps weight loss? I know mine was.
People trust science to provide reliable information and to sort through the array of conflicting studies that are out there — salt is bad, salt is good, protein is good, protein is bad, fat is bad, fat is good. People also love chocolate. So when a study by Johannes Bohannon, Ph.D. showed that chocolate helps weight loss he had an audience who were willing to accept his conclusions as gospel. Alas it was too good to be true.
Here's the interesting story of how John Bohannon Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss.