The market for health and wellness products is exploding. Every day there is a new cure, miracle berry, diet, homeopathic remedy, etc., and it’s easier than ever to throw together a webpage and reach a global audience. And this is all fine and well… except for the small fact that the vast majority of these products don’t work and can actually be flat out dangerous (and also expensive). Knowing who to trust is harder than ever, so let’s just trust science.
Welcome to the podcast Yvette d’Entremont, aka “SciBabe“. Yvette has always looked at the alternative medicine and pseudoscience movements with a skeptical eye. So when Vani Hari, a.k.a. the Food Babe, took a swipe at her Pumpkin Spice Lattes, (Vani basically said they cause cancer…they don’t) it was time to use her science chops to call out the frauds and give us the truth. Yvette launched her website “SciBabe” to use actual science to get to the bottom of all the erroneous claims being made throughout the health and wellness industry. Her site has since exploded, bringing her hundreds of thousands of loyal fans, a book deal, and more.
Yvette holds a B.A. in theatre, a B.S. in chemistry, and an MSc in forensic science with a concentration in biological criminalistics.
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