Iodine Supplements Before, During, and After Pregnancy
Health & Nutrition

Make Sure Iodine is in Your Prenatal

Although severe iodine deficiency was eliminated in the United States nearly a century ago after the introduction of iodized salt, iodine intake has declined in recent decades. “Public health efforts to limit salt intake to decrease cardiovascular risk, in conjunction...
Paleo Diet Studies Show Benefits
Health & Nutrition

The Healthiest Way to Eat Paleo

There have been about a half dozen studies published on Paleo-type diets, starting around 20 years ago. For example, in what sounds like a reality TV show: ten diabetic Australian Aborigines were dropped off in a remote location to fend...
Is Canned Fruit as Healthy?
Health & Nutrition

What About Canned Fruit?

Food cans used to be soldered with lead compounds—so much so that people living off of canned food may have died from lead poisoning. Thankfully, this is no longer a problem in the United States. Lead contamination was one of...
Eliminating Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research
Health & Nutrition

Why Doctors are So Drug Happy

Who funds most of the studies that show drugs are safe and effective? The drug companies themselves. This is the topic of my video Eliminating Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research. “It is self-evidently absurd to look to investor-owned companies...
Disclosing Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research
Health & Nutrition

Dishonest Doctors

One of the critical questions to ask whenever reading a medical journal article is, “Who funded the study?” In most journals, researchers are required to identify their sources of funding, so what’s the problem? Well, researchers can obscure the true...

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