“Macfadden’s ideas had a brief moment of popularity in the 20s and 30s but lost luster around World War II. Around the time penicillin started saving lives, alternative medicine – especially a starvation diet – didn’t seem as appealing a cure.”
The Man Who Cured Everything
Links to an excellent 35min podcast.
I listen to a range of podcasts, usually walking the dogs or in the car (thank goodness for in-car bluetooth connectivity). One of my recent discoveries is the Eat Better Podcast with Dr. Tommy Ragnar and Chloe Archard. I’m up to Episode 4 and thus far, they’ve been packed full of interesting stuff.
Eat Better with Paleo Britain and Dr. Ragnar