avclub.com - 8 days ago
Surprise: Scientists confirm Alex Jones’ supplements are worthless
If you’ve ever spent any substantial amount of time watching Infowars, you‘ve seen three things: blatant lies, leathery male nipples, and supplements.
So many supplements. Supplements to make you strong, supplements to make you sexy, and supplements to make you boom-boom caveman. Quartz recently concluded that Jones is essentially the Gwyneth Paltrow of the alt-right, as the products both celebrities peddle are equally ineffective. But if you’re looking for a more scientific conclusion as to Jones’ particular brand of snake oil, Buzzfeed’s got you covered with this new study. Buzzfeed worked with Labdoor, “a San Francisco–based lab that tests and grades dietary supplements.” Labdoor ran tests on six of Infowars’ most popular supplements to “determine the exact makeup of each supplement and screen for various dangerous and illegal chemicals.” Labdoor’s laboratory director says, “We tested samples in triplicate, and wherever possible, cross-checked those results with at least two independent analytical laboratories, so we have complete trust in our conclusions.”
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