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Never Cry Wolfe: The Popular Pseudoscience of David "Avocado" Wolfe


Feb 7, 2017 7:00 AM   |   Education   |   Listen on Blog Talk Radio   | Download this episode

David "Avocado" Wolfe is a wellness celebrity with a huge following.  But do his claims pass the science test?  What explains his rising popularity?  And what damage might result from the tips, tricks, advise and "wisdom" Wolfe is spreading to the eager masses? Yvette d'Entremont, the SciBabe, is a former analytical chemist, science blogger and activist.  She joins Seth Andrews for a spirited (and strange) journey into the world of David Wolfe. Forbes article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kavinsenapathy/2016/01/01/a-new-years-resolution-for-science-advocates-dont-cry-wolfe/#29857f2129dd A Science Enthusiast article:  http://ascienceenthusiast.com/the-david-avocado-wolfe-effect SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR:  http://www.harrys.com (coupon code: sethandrews)


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