Social media is full of pictures and articles lately about the benefits of items made with charcoal. Nick and Shannon analyze several categories that advertise the benefits of activated charcoal to determine if their health claims are legitimate or not. They also discuss the op-ed piece about the American Heart Association's recent advisory against saturated fats from investigative journalist Nina Teicholz. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this episode and please vote for Addicted to Fitness as the "best local podcast" in the Best of the Bay contest at cltampabay.com. Don't forget to rate, review and share the podcast.