Let’s start with the ridiculous. This found its way to me yesterday:


What? Grapefruit has been known to prevent ‘diabetics’ from what? If anyone can explain that to me, please do so in the comments below. (And yes, it originated in some ridiculous we-can-cure-you-of-everything site that promises the world and delivers nothing. Except bad grammar.)

Thankfully, it was balanced by this:


Sandro Demaio and the team from NCDFree are bright, sharp, and looking at public health in innovative ways. Check them out. (Don’t bother checking out the wellness idiots though. Grapefruit is a yummy fruit – delicious in a citrus salad, great mixed with vodka and blood orange juice. But it won’t prevent anything.)