Life can be confusing. It seems like every day a new health study comes out which contradicts a previous one. Examples include: Eat eggs for anti-oxidants and eye health, don’t eat eggs because of cholesterol and heart disease; drink milk for strong bones, don’t drink milk because it contains hormones and causes cancer; take supplements because they enhance your health, avoid supplements because they increase risk for disease and deplete other medications; protein shakes build muscle, protein shakes cause multiple sclerosis; eat unlimited fruits because they are all good calories, limit your fruits because fructose is toxic to your liver. And then there’s the big one: Meat is okay because we need saturated fat in our diet, meat is poison because animal protein feeds cancers.
Its enough to make your head spin and more importantly, lead to bad decisions. What can you trust, who do you believe?
Don’t feel bad that you don’t know what to do because most doctors are equally lost. It takes tremendous time and focus to weed out the truth and figure out which studies are reliable and that’s assuming that the truth is readily available. Many studies, the worse of which get published in what are called “throw-away journals” because they are not peer-reviewed and/or credible, appear because
We have already invested countless hours and will continue to do so to make sure that whatever information we share with you is credible and appropriate. If there are two reasonable sides to a story, we’ will share that as well. We will work hard to never violate your sacred trust. That’s a promise.
Nevertheless, when it comes to your health, as President Ronald Reagan would often say, you need to “trust, but verify.” By that we mean that you need to play an active role and we appreciate and welcome feedback when you discover something that we may not know. As partners in your health, we want the lines of communication to be always open and clear with a free flow of ideas. Let us know what you think!
With MDPrevent, we will work hard to deserve your trust and will always strive to keep it. We have a plan to keep you healthy and live life with vitality and well being. We look forward to hearing from you and starting you on an enjoyable journey of transformation.
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