People asking for evidence

This is a live and unedited list of evidence requests coming through our website, not including requests people have chosen to keep private. 

Newspaper article stating the claim
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Sugar Tax

The government's proposed sugar tax will only reduce calorie intake by 5 calories [...]
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Organic food

Are organic foods better for you? ie do they contain less carcinogenic pesticides than non-organic foods? and is there any evidence to suggest that consuming organic products reduces a person's [...]
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"Chemical-free" & "Non-toxic" recipes & products

I've seen a boom in "non-toxic" or "chemical-free" cleaning products/DIY cleaning recipes and cosmetics lately. I'm interested to know, what is the correct term for these products? As far as [...]
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Jambirre

'The latest supplement trend for joint pain may be collagen', available at https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/collagen-an-implausible-supplement-for-joint-pain/ . Having mild loss of joint space in the medial compartment on weight bearing, I am doing [...]
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Pills that claim to be 30 of your fruit and veg intake.

Juice Plus+ claims to make you feel better, have stronger hair, stronger nails and lead to wellness. It supposedly lets you have the nutrients of 30 fruit and veg portions [...]
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Magnetic bracelets
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Debunk

Product description3 x 1000g Magnets1500+ Negative-ions ccTrion:Z's award winning design combines the natural power of magnets and negative-ionsTrion:Z uses magnets in an Alternating North-South Polarity Orientation (ANSPO) to increase distribution [...]
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Avaaz weedkiller

A toxic weed-killer that probably causes cancer is so common that studies have found it in our blood, but we have we no idea when we are exposed to it. [...]
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Avaaz....week=dkiller

A toxic weed-killer that probably causes cancer is so common that studies have found it in our blood, but we have we no idea when we are exposed to it. [...]
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Cefaly offer a headband (£249) which they claim administers electrical pulses to nervers when worn and that this reduces the likelihood of future migraine attacks and can alleviate the symptoms when they do occur.
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Can the Cefaly headband treat and prevent migraines?

Cefaly offer a headband (£249) which they claim administers electrical pulses to nervers when worn and that this reduces the likelihood of future migraine attacks and can alleviate the symptoms [...]
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Its a tube in a cardboard box
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where are my unicorn tears?

Hi Ben -we met at SA and I told you I had been recommended a gel for my joints called Flexiseq by a chemist to ease my joint pain from [...]
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3207138/Don-t-clingy-Amid-mounting-evidence-plastic-food-wrap-harbours-host-toxins-doctors-urge-people-stop-using-it.html
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plastic causing cancer?

Plastic can cause cancer? [...]
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Eating an alkaline diet is good for your health

Eating an alkaline diet is good for you; improving digestion, skin tone, memory, happiness and energy levels and reducing cravings for stimulants. [...]
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Electric cars fill the air with as many toxins as diesels

Electric, hybrid and other eco-friendly cars fill the air with as many toxins as dirty diesels say scientists. [...]
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Copy of article
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Drinking wine before bed helps you lose weight

Drinking Wine Before Bed Helps You Lose Weight. Seriously. Science Says So - Marie Curie magazine Drinking Wine Before Bed Helps You Lose Weight. Seriously. Science Says So Lauren Franklin [...]
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Does Sugar rot your teeth

Does sugar rot your teeth [...]
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when swallowing gum the gum will stay in your gut for years

when you swallow gum it stays in your tummy for years [...]
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hair straightner

experts say hair irons can make your hair go more frizzy... and even fall out Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1364670/The-hair-raising-truth-straighteners-They-make-hair-fall-out.html#ixzz48UVTqF6i Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook [...]
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glasses

can wearing glasses damage your eyes? [...]
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Sugar

Sugar rots your teeth [...]
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Claims clinical dokumentation, no direct claims of effekt but the undertone suggests positive effects.
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Medox, relevant effect on health?

The artery to lasting health [...]
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7 day NHS plans - Weekend mortality

Dear Secretary of State, I am writing to you as a doctor and as a patient. I would like to enquire about your plans for the future of the National [...]
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Letter from Theresa May to Prof Les Iversen
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Kratom safety - psychoactive substances bill

Kratom is 'of course harmful' [...]
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UKIP Surrey police commissioner leaflet
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UKIP Surrey crime statistics

UKIP claim in their canvassing leaflet for their Surrey police commissioner candidate that: - Reports of serious crime soared in Surrey between 2013/14 and 2014/15. - The number of crimes [...]
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ThinkerSociety

Sun exposure increases hormonal production. [...]
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