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Dietary Education

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created April 05, 2012 at 3:32 PM

I hear about more people going gluten free, wheat free, caveman diets, etc. all the time. Obviously the word is getting out that the old standards are not healthy and not working. Still there is lots of misinformation. Last night my 16yo DD got a magazine from the library and within 5 sec. of glancing at an acne article, declared she was going vegan. Now I've been doing this diet since Jan. 9, and have seen lots of success, even losing 25#. I had the Wheat Belly book here and handed it to her because there is a section on acne. So she says, "Will I lose weight?" (sigh) After taking a look, she was convinced to try a month-my success didn't matter even though my complexion has improved too, considering bombardment by HRT in the past month. By the way she plays soccer and is not overweight for her body type.She is lactose intolerant and doesn't use much dairy. Needs the lean protein.

Are dietary schools changing the thoughts? What do people know about things like genetically modified soy and round up ready grains? Is the general population getting more aware or is health food still a granola bar? Are we getting it right (obviously we believe we are or we wouldn't be here) but will the recommendations change and keep this all from becoming a passing fad? My kids don't go to public school, but say they did, would their lunch be looked down upon for not being food pyramid friendly?Excuse my typos, puter is down and tablet typing sucks.

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on April 05, 2012
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Obvious to us! But telling some people that, you get the same sort of stares that you get when you say "Don't need to go to the doctor for a common cold." Should be a no brainer, but it isn't.

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on April 05, 2012
at 06:21 PM

Sorry, feel free to answer any, all, or any way you want. Deep seated introverted tendencies, with excessive random connections, along with want to know it all right now. Guess the BIG question is, are things changing enough on the scientific front that it is dramatically changing the way that dietary recommendations are made by dieticians, physicians, and other health professionals?

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on April 05, 2012
at 04:15 PM

So many questions - you may want to break them up...

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My take: it's getting better, but we have a long way to go and there is a tremendous amount of confusion and misinformation.

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on April 05, 2012
at 05:45 PM

dude whats the confusion EAT REAL FOOD!! THAT IS ALL!!

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on April 05, 2012
at 06:26 PM

Obvious to us! But telling some people that, you get the same sort of stares that you get when you say "Don't need to go to the doctor for a common cold." Should be a no brainer, but it isn't.

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