Snake Oil is Beautiful – Supplements, Super-foods and Science

I can’t believe I haven’t posted this here before – I refer to this frequently as a starting point for exploring supposed health benefits of various “CURE-ALLS”! There’s a series of these interactive-charts provided by “Information is Beautiful” (one of my favourite Data Designer web-sites).

Follow the links, then you need to hover over the circles to see which claims are being evaluated:

Here’s the first one on Supplements:




And here’s another on “Super-Foods”:

Interactive: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/snake-oil-superfoods/

While not exhaustive these are a great starting point for researching NEW claims …

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