Tag: how not to die

Evidence-Based Nutrition

“Evidence-Based Nutrition” Randomized controlled trials are considered the gold standard of scientific evidence. Half get the active treatment, half get a sugar pill— works great for evaluating new drugs, but a concern is that evidence-based medicine has made a leap from considering randomized controlled trials to be a high standard to being the only standard.…

By Ewald Bahringer August 15, 2019 51

Vinegar Mechanisms and Side Effects

“Vinegar Mechanisms and Side Effects” As I note in my chapter on greens in my book, “How Not to Die”, vinegar may be one condiment that’s actually good for you, though mustard could be another. Randomized controlled trials involving both diabetic and non-diabetic individuals found that adding two little teaspoons of vinegar to a meal…

By Ewald Bahringer August 15, 2019 54

Lead in Drinking Water

[Music] back in the 60s a Pulitzer prize-winning scientist described the problem of childhood lead poisoning as so well defined so neatly packaged with both causes and cures known that if we don’t eliminate the social crime our society deserves all the disasters it has coming well we have the knowledge to redress this social…

By Ewald Bahringer August 15, 2019 58

Sesame Seeds for Knee Osteoarthritis

“Sesame Seeds for Knee Osteoarthritis” Ever since the 1920s, doctors have been injecting arthritis patients with gold. Evidently gold-based medicines have been in use for thousands of years, and remarkably are still in clinical use as so called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, meaning they can slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis. Unfortunately, such drugs can be…

By Ewald Bahringer August 15, 2019 100