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- Overall, we rate Healthy Holistic Living a Quackery Level Pseudoscience website based on promoting anti-vaccine and GMO propaganda and failed fact checks.
Bias Rating: PSEUDOSCIENCE
Factual Reporting: LOW
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2006, Healthy Holistic Living is a pseudoscience website with an about page that reads, “Healthy Holistic Living is one of the world’s largest online communities that supports people with a passion for holistic living and serves as a resource for those who desire to create a shift in their lives.” The founder is Michelle Toole, an entrepreneur, mother, adventurer, author, and independent health researcher.
Funded by / Ownership
Michelle Milea owns the website as of 2015, which is a part of the MLT Enterprises Group Inc. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Healthy Holistic Living is a typical pseudoscience website promoting anti-vaccination and anti-GMO propaganda. Healthy Holistic Living also promotes miracle cures: Study: Manuka honey kills more bacteria than all available antibiotics. There isn’t any evidence to support this claim. This site also promotes Chemtrail conspiracy theories.
Failed Fact Checks
- “The noodles that are linked to chronic inflammation, weight gain, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.” – False
- Boiling the same water twice will make your water dangerous to drink. – Mostly False
- Manuka honey, as a topical treatment, is better than all known antibiotics. – Mostly False
- “The flu is not a season! It is an inability to adapt due to decreased sun exposure and water intake, combined with increased sugar intake and stress.” – Incorrect
Overall, we rate Healthy Holistic Living a Quackery Level Pseudoscience website based on promoting anti-vaccine and GMO propaganda and failed fact checks. (D. Van Zandt 3/9/2019) Updated (12/16/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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