Episode Number: 984
Episode Guest: Yvette d’Entremont
Original Airdate: July 6, 2017
Episode Sponsors: Casper, Lyft, Onnit
Guest Bio: Yvette d’Entremont, also known as SciBabe, is a public speaker, science blogger, and former analytical chemist. She has a background in forensics and toxicology.
Topics Discussed: Joe talks about thinking chiropractors are bullshit and researching it; Daniel David Palmer and the origins of chiropracty; her “Chiropractors Are Bullshit” article; real doctors compared to chiropractors; cracking babys’ spines/manipulating the spine of an infant; American Chiropractic Association is wishy-washy on vaccines; some chiropractors believe back adjustment will cure illnesses; people who go to chiropractors should go to physical therapists; why do insurance companies pay for chiropractors; chiropracty is based on unproven claims; osteopathy; trying things without evidence; chiropractors go to school for 3-4 years; physical therapists occasionally become chiropractors; adrenal fatigue syndrome; alkaline diets; “Gwyneth Paltrow Wants to Heal You with Magic Stickers” article; Joe talks about how Onnit and its supplements are different than the crap Gwyneth Paltrow sells on Goop; government regulation of supplements; Fentanyl and pain killers; vitamins; she thinks most people are eating balanced diets; celiac disease; she talks about her health issues; talk about gluten and how the body absorbs it; more gluten/celiac disease talk; (1:00:00) food pyramid; counting calories; weighing food; most people overestimate how much they exercise and underestimate how much they eat; bodybuilders; she’s trying weightlifting because she’s messed up her joints from running; (she pops her shoulder out); exercising/strengthening the back; she has scoliosis; disc degeneration; back surgeries; yoga; she’s been told yoga is bad for her; doctors like to tell people to not do things; what she thought of chiropracty before writing her article; Billy DeMoss; Going Clear documentary; talk about feedback she’s received from chiropractors; naturopath doctors who realize what they do is bullshit; some chiropractors say they can stop children from wetting their beds; GMOs; Monsanto; organic food uses pesticides; what defines organic food; what pesticides can be used in organic farming; she talks about changing her diet and trying to eat healthy; she used to work in the pesticide industry and talks about pesticides; Roundup; misconceptions about Monsanto; Moms Across America’s “study” about breast milk and Roundup; scientific study about Roundup and breast milk; people think organic food doesn’t use pesticides; nothing we’re doing is natural anymore; Digestive Solution Energy Card; more talk about feedback from her article; Daniel David Palmer may have been killed by his son; people wouldn’t know chiropractors are frauds without the internet; how can chiropractors call themselves doctors; honorary doctorates; Dr. Oz controversies; Ben Carson thinks the pyramids store grain; do research before you form an opinion on something; there’s a lot of bad information out there; Joe talks about going to a chiropractor; (2:00:00) Playboy model Katie May died because of a chiropractor; Thalidomide discussion; drugs affect people differently; testing of drugs; Vioxx; advertising of drugs/pharmaceuticals on television; she talks about visiting a hospital in England; hospitals in Canada; talk about a baby born in Canada with heart issues; Joe talks about a “zone healer” and chiropractor who was treating fighters; reflexology; people need to admit what they don’t know; psychics; Banachek; Penn and Teller: Bullshit! TV show; everyone has been fooled before; more Banachek talk; magicians and skeptics; more Penn and Teller talk; people are tired of not knowing what’s real; more talk about her article and what she had to leave out; chiropractors can help with pain relief, but not much else; chiropracty is not science-based; go to osteopaths, physical therapists, and massage therapists; whooping cough; running marathons; she talks about her hip issues; she thinks she was dropped as a baby; they talk about archery; things people say about her online.
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