06 april 2012

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Chocolate & Red Meat Can Be Bad for Your Science: Why Many Nutrition Studies Are All Wrong | The Crux | Discover Magazine

And I pointed out that every time that these Harvard researchers had claimed that an association observed in their observational trials was a causal relationship—that food or drug X caused disease or health benefit Y—and that this supposed causal relationship had then been tested in experiment, the experiment had failed to confirm the causal interpretation—i.e., the folks from Harvard got it wrong. Not most times, but every time.

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