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Candida Diets, False Hope

Posted by in Health Matters, Lessons Learned

I’ll say up front that this post has a particular mission. It is directed at the hype and pseudoscience of homeopathy and candida diets. Unfortunately, misinformed choices have consequences. I wanted to write this post to highlight the false hope of  candida diets in the search for anecdotal evidence. Some Background Through some twisted path of logic, many believe that an overgrowth of candida, a harmless fungus present in most people, exists. Though I am not aware of all the steps on that path, I have no doubt that Huffington…read more

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Update: Homeopathy Fail

Posted by in Health Matters

It seems that the National Health Service of the United Kingdom and Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council aren’t the only ones questioning the effectiveness of homeopathy. Now the FDA has decided to hold a a public hearing about it. They may be late to the party, but at least they showed up. Behind the Practice of Homeopathy Homeopathy, as you may recall, is the practice of using diluted contaminants to treat a health condition. As the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NIH) points out, the practice…read more