Pseudoscience

When Nature Recalls: Would You Like a Boner with Your Green Algae? How About Taking Up Smoking?

A natural product is not de facto a safe product. As part of our on-going coverage of natural product recalls by Health Canada, we take a look at unwanted erections associated with all-natural weight loss. To be fair, Health Canada has not received any adverse reactions reports from consumers who bought and ingested Crane Beauty … Continue reading

Pseudoscience

All-Natural Vitamins (Now with Antibiotics! But Sssh! Don’t Tell Anyone!)

I hope readers of the blog will never utter the sentence, “It’s safe: it’s natural!” For one thing, snake venom is natural, but I have it on good authority that it’s not safe for consumption. For another, we know that so-called “natural products” do not undergo the more rigorous quality assurance/quality control process actual drugs … Continue reading