This week Adam, Cat, Darren, Jon, and Xander discuss calorie restricted diets, wedding superstitions, bisphenol A, and the world of unlucky numbers. Due to time constraints no logical fallacy of the week was discussed.
Listen now: http://media.libsyn.com/media/therealitycheck/The_Reality_Check_Ep_13_-_2008-11-06.mp3
Calorie Restricted Diets:
Those in favour: Dr. Walford – Living the CR Way
Those skeptical: Dr. Novella
How Stuff Works
Bisphenol A (BPA):
TIME Magazine Review
Unlucky Chinese Number (Wikipedia)
Magic Chinese Wedding Date
A new study just got released that apparently shows that calorie restricted diet has no effect on rhesus monkeys. Bummer.