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Mark Aaron Alsip

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Mark Aaron Alsip writes the skeptical science blog Bad Science Debunked ( He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science with concentrations in math, life sciences, and electronics. His past work includes programming for the IDEX II project currently on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

The ‘Food Babe’: A Taste of Her Own Medicine

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 39.3, May/June 2015

Medical Misinformation
The ‘Food Babe’: A Taste of Her Own Medicine

While “Food Babe” Vani Hari’s pseudoscience has been widely debunked by qualified doctors and scientists, a more sobering fact seems to have escaped everyone’s attention: one of America’s most notorious bloggers is earning sales commissions from products that contain the very same ingredients she says are dangerous.

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