Baylen Linnekin writes in Reason about hard-drink nannyism patterned on the New Hotness of soft-drink nannyism:
Put on some fresh nitrile gloves before you handle these dumbworms, folks:
“I think sometimes people forget completely that alcoholic beverages have calories,” lead study author and public-health theologist Samara Joy Nielsen toldThe New York Times.
I think that happens approximately none of the time. Remember when everyone was freaking out about drunkorexia? C’mon, folks, try to be at least self-consistent in your hand-wringing hysteria.
Our dear Doctor continues science through the process of “not unreasonable proffer.”
Readers will admit that it might be plausible, and if so, then, “oh, my!”
Can you imagine what it must be like to find oneself under her tutelage? I mean, if you were serial about nutrition science.
“Science” is reproducible, falsifiable, and predictive. The study of nutrition has a long way to go to get there.
“Nutritional theology”, on the other hand, makes perfect sense.
I’d always reckoned public health had more to do with theology than with medicine…
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