BMJ stands by Nina Teicholz despite demands for a retraction
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BMJ stands by Nina Teicholz despite demands for a retraction

Feature Nutrition The scientific report guiding the US dietary guidelines: is it scientific? BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4962 (Published 23 September 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4962 Response by Nina Teicholz I’m delighted that The BMJ has stood by this article and decided against retraction. Two outside reviewers judged that the criticisms of the piece … Continue reading

Orthopaedic surgeon who wants to reduce  amputations silenced by regulatory body
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Orthopaedic surgeon who wants to reduce amputations silenced by regulatory body

It would be funny if it wasn’t so tragic. Gary Fettke, a Tasmanian orthopaedic surgeon has been banned from talking to patients about the nutritional changes they can make to prevent amputations. His wife, a nurse, tells his story here:   http://www.nofructose.com/gary-fettke/   Gary’s presentation on you tube is here:         Continue reading

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics ask for changes in nutrition advice
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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics ask for changes in nutrition advice

The USA  based Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics submitted comments supporting the scientific process used by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee in drafting its recommendations for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Academy’s recommendations to the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services include: 1) Supporting the DGAC in its decision to drop … Continue reading