Not really.

Susan Maria posted on her message board about her vitamin this morning.  I’m guessing she isn’t getting the sales she was aiming for and needed to write a commercial for it.  But I feel it’s important to share her words that she has FINALLY provided (we’ve only been asking since the beginning of November..) and lay the science out point by point to either counter or agree with what she says.  She will not answer any questions about the science — will only reference people to the Albion happy science papers — which are nothing but press releases.

The post below can be found (by those not banned, of course, at her message board here.  This is, assuming, unless it gets deleted (which she has a history of doing — to me personally).  I give my word, as much as it is worth, that I am not abridging her post whatsoever, changing her words at all, or changing any intent.  This is her entire post, word for word.  All I am going to do is break it down into sections to discuss the science in points.  That is all.

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Magnesium Diglycinate Absorption

On November 30, 2010, in Minerals, Reviews, by Andrea

Yup.  More damning evidence against Journey.  Oops.  And folks?  This isn’t good.

This comes from a paper about magnesium chelation.

The magnesium chelate used is magnesium diglycinate.  The supporting documentation that Albion uses is a study that compares it to magnesium oxide in patients with ileal resection, mostly due to Crohn’s disease.

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Playing games

On November 23, 2010, in General Nutrition, Vitamins, by Andrea

So I’m not the only one BariatricEating is moderating.

After my blog post yesterday suggesting people ask for the science behind Journey, people started questioning the missing posts and the questionable science.

Now?  Their facebook page is completely blank.

Rather than answering the requests for more information and about the censoring of previous requests made in the past, BE has simply wiped the slate completely clean and disabled posting ability.

What exactly do they have to hide?

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Well, this is new.

On November 22, 2010, in General Nutrition, Reviews, Vitamins, by Andrea

I’ve been around the Interwebz since before a GUI really was in place and there were text-based links for the BBS system that WAS the Internet.  This was back in the dark ages before teh Google or even teh Windows.  (Yes, there was a time before time..  I’s remembers it.)

With that said, I’ve now experienced something I’ve never had happen to me in all of those years – I’ve been modded.

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Wanna bet?

This is quite long, might get a touch political, technical, and snarky.  But I feel it has a number of things that needs to be said so please be patient with me.

Bariatric Eating has never been one to join the Obesity Help events.  There’s a long bit of history that new members won’t know, but maybe should?  I’m putting it up to provide a bit of back story as to WHY BE traditionally does not attend the OH events:

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