#343: Understanding Causality in Nutrition Science


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Danny & Alan discuss how to understand causality in nutrition research. The episodes includes: inferring causality vs demonstrating causality, the hierarchy of evidence vs. standards of proof, the erroneous application of the biomedical model to nutrition, RCTs vs. epidemiology, what the “highest quality evidence available” is, and how nutritional epidemiology can infer causality.

Episode also includes a listener question, random recommendations and the Quack Asylum!

Show notes: sigmanutrition.com/episode343

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