Sense about Science ? equipping people to make sense of science and evidence
There Goes the Science Bit...
From food that doesn’t contain chemicals to a spray that shields against EMF, VoYS members contacted organisations - manufacturers, distributors, retailers - for evidence for these claims. This dossier of extracts shares their experiences.
You can read more about what they did here.
The Voice of Young Science network hope their work will encourage more people from all walks of life to question claims and ask for evidence.
Top tip 1: Ask for Evidence. If you’re being sold a product or asked to believe a claim then you deserve to know whether it’s based on evidence – or imagination.
Top tip 2: Detox. It’s a marketing myth – our body does it without pricey potions and detox diets.
Top tip 3: Superfood. There is no such thing, just foods that are high in some nutrients.
Top tip 4: Cleansing. You shouldn’t be trying to cleanse anything other than your skin or hair.
Top tip 5: If it sounds too good to be true… it probably is.