Top Ten Nutrition Myths (Part 1)
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(Editor’s note: This month we bring you the first segment of Dr. Rona’s feature on Nutrition Myths, which covers the first two items on his Top Ten list. To see the complete Top Ten, click on the link at end of article.)
This list of nutritional medicine myths hasn’t changed much in nearly 40 years. I hear about one or more of them every day in my private practice. The people making the erroneous assertions tend to be very dogmatic in their views. The source of these misleading facts is most often practising medical doctors untrained in nutritional medicine, or those who are just plain out of date. These are the most widely known fake news items in natural medicine that diehard. Although there are others not listed here, what follows is my current top ten.