Episode 188 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s “We Do Science” podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss “Embracing the Ethos of Scientific Scepticism” with Dr Nick Tiller PhD (Harbor-UCLA, USA) and Prof Stu Phillips PhD (McMaster University, Canada)

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Snake oil and fraudulent claims in the health, wellness and sports nutrition industry
  • Bad science and its impact on research and practice
  • Why being a responsible sceptic requires a comprehensive set of critical thinking skills
  • Why having the courage to confront pseudoscience can potentially alter the paradigm, and reverse the current emphasis on marketing over science

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