True health initiative
Given the almost dizzying frequency of diet-related headlines, the one true revelation about nutrition is superficially the
The United States is beautiful, from its mountains, to its prairies, to its oceans, whether placid on a given day, or white
Founder, The True Health Initiative We'll leave it there. The burden of proof does not reside with those of us who see potential
We have been preoccupied with anti-aging perhaps since the very dawn of self-awareness, and the implications of mortality it unveiled. We have, ever since, tethered our fears to faith and fantasy, tangled our aspirations up in fable -- about fountains of youth in particular.
There is more to be done, but the FDA response to KIND, and their commitment to reevaluate the regulatory definition of "healthy" in light of current evidence and understanding, is meaningful progress, and full of promise for more.
The cottage industry in revisionist dietary history -- and make no mistake, it is an industry -- would have us believe that absurd misapplications of advice can be blamed on the advice itself. The dots, and decades, connecting Keys to Karelia, however, paint a very different picture.
Conclusions about diet study outcomes that are this precarious, that can be worked just a bit, and flipped -- are utterly useless. They are propaganda.
Whatever the intrinsic drama, though, and however often it need not apply -- there is, of course, evil in the world. There is avarice. There is corruption. There is exploitation. Anyone not holding such things to be self-evident, is evidently not paying attention.
As for the status quo, United is a business, and has the option of renouncing its high costs. The people paying for business as usual with their lives -- do not.
We are no strangers to a dizzying array of distorted headlines about diet. But the last couple of weeks took it to a whole new level.