Confusion with Nutritional Advice

I could not help but notice how confusing the subject of nutrition is for anyone trying to figure it out.

 

For instance, there were conflicting stories about each of the macronutrients. One article discussed not getting enough protein, while another presented criticisms of the high-protein diet. Another article mentions that dietary carbohydrates could lead to health issues and yet another sang the glories of a vegan diet, which high carbohydrate. So, what do you believe? Even I can get confused but what I do before I dive into a diet or a supplement, I look to see who wrote the article. Is there credence to what the author is saying? If it is a study, who funded it?

 

The nutritional waters seem to be muddy just about everywhere. You have to get information from somewhere, right? But with so much contradictory information online, it is easy to become frustrated, keeping you from taking steps to change the things you want or need to. What is a reader to believe and you are most likely reading it because you want to resolve a health issue.

 

I recommend looking for information, not on Google. Dr. Google can send you into the spin bin. It is essential to get your information from a reliable source. If you are a client of The Health Improvement Center, ask the Doctor any questions you may have. If you are not a client, I have a few recommendations. Online, I will usually go to The Weston A. Price Foundation website at www.westonaprice.organd The Price Pottenger Foundation at www.price-pottenger.org.

 

Nutrition will continue to be confusing for anyone just getting into it. Eating is not new and you do not need to reinvent the wheel to eat healthfully. Start with the resources I have mentioned and you can skip the online overwhelm.

 

Author
Dr. Katie Thompson

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