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  • Does a Drink Of Water Make Children Smarter?
    Does a Drink Of Water Make Children Smarter?
    Most children don't drink water from when they wake to when they go off to school. Interventional trials show this mild state of dehydration may negatively affect scholastic performance.
  • Engineering a Cure
    Engineering a Cure
    Lifestyle medicine pioneer Nathan Pritikin, who reversed his own heart disease through diet and went on to help millions of others, wasn't a doctor or dietician but an engineer.
  • Is Caffeinated Tea Dehydrating?
    Is Caffeinated Tea Dehydrating?
    Comparing up to 6 cups of caffeinated black tea a day to water, researchers study the assertion that tea acts as a diuretic and is not as hydrating as plain water.
  • Nutrition Bill Doctored in the California Senate
    Nutrition Bill Doctored in the California Senate
    California Senate Bill 380 to require nutrition education for physicians was passed, but not before it was gutted.
  • California Medical Association Tries to Kill Nutrition Bill
    California Medical Association Tries to Kill Nutrition Bill
    California State Senator Mark Wyland struggles between his conscience and his campaign contributor in deciding whether or not to vote for a bill that would require physicians to learn nutrition.
  • Medical Associations Oppose Bill to Mandate Nutrition Training
    Medical Associations Oppose Bill to Mandate Nutrition Training
    Physician trade groups such as the California Medical Association came out in opposition of a bill requiring doctors get 7 hours of nutrition training anytime before 2017.
  • Nutrition Education Mandate Introduced for Doctors
    Nutrition Education Mandate Introduced for Doctors
    A bill drafted by Dr. John McDougall was introduced in California to mandate that physicians get continuing medical education in nutrition.
  • Doctors Know Less Than They Think About Nutrition
    Doctors Know Less Than They Think About Nutrition
    Doctors found to be overconfident in their knowledge and ability to counsel patients about lifestyle modification for chronic disease prevention.
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