A few years ago in the UK, a single report written by a discredited doctor and publicised by irresponsible reporting by a sensationalist press, linked MMR vaccinations with Autism despite all research prior and post this event clearly showing no link whatsoever. Sadly in the UK there was a resurgence of the disease with children made seriously ill and in some cases dying.
Unfortunately there will always be a hard core of ‘parents’ who will ignore reason and think that they know better (they probably also carry loaded handguns with the safety off in their kids schoolbags). But its just possible that List of X might just prick their self important smugness and get them to see sense….or it might not but it was a very funny blog anyway.
Recently, about 100 children became infected with measles in an outbreak, and everyone has been quick to blame the parents who refuse to vaccinate their children. However, I think that the vaccine skeptics’ arguments make perfect sense. I just don’t think that we should be limiting these arguments only to vaccines, and if we’re really serious about keeping our children safe, we should treat even the seemingly innocent things like food with the same amount of healthy skepticism. Here are 10 reasons why you as a parent should never give your children any food.
1) Food has some scary side effects, and hundreds of people die of food poisoning every year.
2) There is an established link between food and autism, because 99.95%…
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