The New – Very Expensive – Finnish Food Made From Electricity, Air And Water

A Finnish company has decided that we all actually need is a food that's ten times more expensive than the ones we already eat. Certainly, that's the sort of thing that will solve the obesity crisis but it's not...

How To Lie With Numbers – Akki’s Inflation Edition

We're told that modern day people are worse off than those in the past. Because the price of bread has risen, while wages haven't. This is, of course, lying with numbers. Either that or the sort of gross ignorance...

Does Vegetarianism Depress You Or Are Vegetarians Just Nuts?

Interesting research here looking at rates of mental health - specifically depression - in vegetarians. That rate is higher than in the general population. So, yes we're right and have been all along - vegetarians are not as other...

Bar Owner Complains Of People Drinking Tap Water – Oi! Where’s My Profits?

At first glance this seems like a most obstreperous demand. A bar owner in Bristol is complaining that people are drinking water - just tap water! - in her place. This means that there's no profit to be had....

Seriously, No One Ever Goes For A Ruby Murray And A Couple Of Pints

We all know that journalists never get the numbers right for they're all arts graduates who never did learn how to count. But given that they are all arts graduates we might hope that they at least get the...

Ultra-Processed Food Is Good For You – Unprocessed Food Kills You

Contrary to what we're repeatedly told by the health fanatics ultra-processed food is in fact good for us. Because unprocessed food kills, as a couple of people and 50 unlucky cats have just found out. You see, to play off...

This Isn’t, Contrary To The Claim, Proof That Ultra Processed Foods Cause Weight Gain

Apparently new research shows that ultra-processed foods do indeed cause weight gain. This is not what the study has shown, not at all. Rather, that an extra 500 calories a day will lead to about a pound a week...

Jay Rayner’s Insanity – Solve Food Poverty By Making Food More Expensive!

That Jay Rayner scribes a decent restaurant review is true. That he's grasped even the most basic of economic concepts is not. For here he's arguing that the solution to food poverty is to make food more expensive. Which...

Strawberries And Cream Are Junk Food Now To London Transport

The battle against junk food isn't, in fact, a battle against junk food. It's against anything that actually has flavour and joy to it. The aim of the campaign being to stop us enjoying ourselves. We can and should...

Welcome To The Seal Sausage – Very Healthy It Is, Very Healthy Indeed

A Russian likely lad has decided that what the world really needs is seal sausages. And why not, there's all that free meat floating around in the ocean and the flesh is high in Omega 3 and all that....

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