I have had an interest in natural health and preventative medicine for decades. Over the years I have tried many different supplements and diets, conducting experiments on myself and taking notes on the results. My experience is now extensive and you can learn from my experiments, successes and mistakes.
Science is my preferred guide. Fads are not. When I consider a new experiment I want to see some evidence of a scientific basis behind the claims. If the science isn’t there, if there are no publicly accessible studies in scientific journals, whatever the claim, it isn’t worth considering.
School Lunch Nutrition Downgrade
The Trump administration proposes to lower the nutritional standard for the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs. The original 2012 standard, resulting from Michelle Obama’s work, has been wildly successful at reducing hunger among school children, and increasing nutrition. When a few food service operators complained, the administration listened and responded by lowering the standard in this new, proposed rule. Read about it here. Then comment on the changes, early and often.
Alternatives, Natural Health Newsletter
Along the way, I have found that some sources of information are better than others. One health newsletter I really like is Alternatives, written by Dr. David Williams. He takes a very rigorous approach to researching new claims, travelling all over the world to investigate and report some truly amazing research.
The newsletter covers all aspects of natural health, from prevention to treatment, and diet to exercise. Articles frequently include instructions to test yourself to see if you have a particular condition. This is a great benefit because it keeps you from taking specific steps to prevent or treat a problem you don’t have.
I highly recommend Alternatives and the products that he sells. I take several of his supplement formulations regularly and have benefited greatly. Check out the special prices on favorite supplements.
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