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Fact Check it!

5 EpisodesProduced by Ben McNeilWebsite

Information is everywhere, but how can we judge fact vs fiction? In this show, we take a specific question or topic in health and science - and ask at least 5 independent experts to share the facts. We all walk away with well-rounded bite-sized intelligence to make better decisions in health, scienc… read more

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Are you born smart?

February 9th, 2020


Is human intelligence fixed? Is IQ a good way to measure intelligence? Do brain games work? Is genetics more important than the environment? We gathered more than 30 of the worlds top researchers in neuroscience, …

Are probiotics worth it?

November 29th, 2019


$48.4 billion. That’s the estimated amount people spend around the globe on probiotics. You can see its impact every visit we make to the grocery store with hundreds of probiotic fortified products from milk, yogurts to …

Is gluten bad for us?

November 20th, 2019


Gluten-free products and diets are everywhere - but is there good evidence that gluten is unhealthy?  Should we avoid the pastries and pasta? For …


October 24th, 2019


Metafact Review Edition: Each month we investigate a topic by asking the world's top experts to review the evidence. Reviews are what you need to know. For this episode we gathered more than 50 of the worlds top …

0: Google is not your doctor!

October 3rd, 2019


Where did this podcast come from? Ben McNeil is a climate scientist and founder of Metafact. In this episode, with the help of British comedian John Oliver, Ben explains how the media, Dr Google and internet …

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