Tag Archives: herbs

A Skeptical, (Mostly) Non-Mocking Look at Amanda Chantal Bacon’s Diet

Internet wags and pseudoscience watchers alike went nuts when an Elle magazine article about the daily eating regimen of one Amanda Chantal Bacon went viral. Ms. Bacon is a resident of Venice, California and the owner of Moon Juice, which is … Continue reading

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Drugs in disguise?

The study of medicine has been around in some form probably for as long as we have been recognizably human, however, ideas of how to ensure the quality and efficacy of medicines have only evolved very recently. In prescientific cultures, … Continue reading

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Natural Dog Supplements – Aloe Vera Juice

This week I take a look at another supplement promoted by some websites as a way to make your dog “healthier.” Much like other supplements, it seems the advice on Aloe Vera has carried over right from the same woo peddled … Continue reading

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Homeopathic and Natural Dog Supplements – Garlic

When I started back writing for Skeptoid on a regular basis, I asked on my social media accounts what people would like to see me cover. One that had a few votes was Homeopathic treatments for dogs. As I have … Continue reading

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