The other week MSM scared the bejesus out of Kiwis with the title ‘Avoid bacon and sausages…they’re as bad as cigarettes’.
Readers will know I’m no fan of troughers, especially those who try to tell us how we should live, and what’s good for us and what isn’t.
Here’s an article from the Guardian that the PM’s Chief Science Advisor Sir Peter Gluckman should take a gander at – ‘Enough of modern health scares – we should be trusting our instincts’.
It talks about risks and putting perspective on so-called experts’ claims particularly around health issues.
‘On booze, sugar, bacon butties, salt, fat and tobacco, percentages are tossed about, fear stoked and guilt heightened by headline after headline that, too often, misread research findings and fail to correctly interpret levels of risk.’