Natural remedies don’t just drain your pocketbook, they could kill you

If you just take one thing away from reading my blog, please let it be this, please don’t try “natural remedies” that have been promoted by celebrities (cough…Gwyneth Paltrow or Dr. Oz) or in general. Natural remedies could kill you “Detox” cleanses can send you to the emergency room (detoxing is a myth anyway) Gwyneth Paltrow’s smoothie…

Olympic athletes fall for pseudoscience too

Cupping? Really? Yeah, the Olympic athletes are trying it. But as Science-Based Medicine points out, cupping is pseudoscience. So why are they using it? Because at that level, .10 of a second can make a difference and, if they think it will do that, they’ll try it.

Hypoglycemic? Diabetic? Be wary of diet plans and nutrition advice

Last week in Rotary, a Chiropractor was presenting on overall health including, of course, spinal health. What I thought was interesting was that he spent a great deal of his allotted 20 minutes talking about diet and exercise. I give the doctor kudos for emphasizing this, but his diet/nutrition plan left a lot to be desired, especially…