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The Nutrition Detective Course

by Stephen Cherniske

In pursuit of a healthy body, the most valuable possession is an open mind. A cynical attitude is an obstacle to learning, but blind acceptance is just as bad. It leads ultimately to confusion, error and disappointment.

The purpose of this course is to give you the information and tools you need to reap the rewards of optimum nutrition without being taken for a ride or endangering your health.

The Nutrition Detective Introduction

How to be a Nutrition Detective: A Lesson in Critical Thinking Stephen Cherniske, M.S. Introduction In pursuit of a healthy body, the most valuable possession is an open mind. A cynical attitude is an obstacle to learning, but blind acceptance is just as bad. It leads ultimately to confusion, error and disappointment.  The purpose of this [...]

The Nutrition Detective Part 1

Part I: Using Science to filter out hype “The most important thing about science is the scientific method – a way of thinking systematically; a way of assembling evidence and appraising it; a way of conducting experiments so as to predict accurately what will happen under given circumstances; a way of ascertaining and recognizing one’s errors; [...]

The Nutrition Detective Part 2

Part II : Statistics “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Benjamin Disraeli       Unfortunately, even when statements are backed up with “facts and figures”, you must still be skeptical. Remember, you’re a detective looking for the truth, trying to solve the “crime” of illness. And although it’s very much like a game, winning [...]

The Nutrition Detective Part 3

Part III : The Paradox of perception Anyone witnessing the alternative health care field in the last 30 years could not help but notice that literally thousands of miracle cures have come and gone.  This remarkable fact prompts a number of important questions. For example, does it all come down to PT Barnum’s cynical observation that [...]

Metabolic Makeover Shopping List
from The Healthy Skeptics

In our book “The Metabolic Makeover: It’s All About Energy“, we discuss many options to get all of the nutrition that your body needs. Here is a great place to start where we find many of our items right on Amazon.

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