We and our allies have had a successful year so far fighting monopoly in nutritional advice. Here’s an update, including new federal recognition of nutritionists. On July 15, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed HB 4688 into law, repealing the state’s monopolistic licensure law for nutrition professionals. The Center for Nutrition Advocacy, an initiative of the… Continue reading Victory! Dietitians No Longer Hold a Monopoly in Michigan!
Some prescription drugs dull your senses—and weaken your body’s ability to repair itself. Recent Duke University research showed that enhancing the taste and smell of foods for patients in a retirement home resulted in stronger immune systems. (In a side benefit, they also got better grip strength in both hands!) In other studies, this same… Continue reading Studies: Delicious Smells and Tastes Are Directly Linked to a Strong Immune System
We’ve joined with two natural health powerhouses to argue that this action is illegal. Urgent Action Alert! We have been telling you about the FDA’s latest sneak attempt to ban another B vitamin—natural folate. Folate is the naturally occurring form of the water-soluble vitamin B9. It is found in foods such as black-eyed peas, chickpeas… Continue reading ANH-USA Submits Formal Comments on FDA’s Latest Attempt to Ban the Natural Form of a B Vitamin
We’ve joined with two natural health powerhouses to argue that this action is illegal. Urgent Action Alert!
ANH was pleased to join Doctor Hoffman on his radio show to discuss new regulations for compounding pharmacies and the increasing standardization of medical practices and treatments. You can listen to the podcast here: Healthcare Freedom- Parts 1 & 2
But she hasn’t yet succeeded. The recent annual conference of the School Nutrition Association (SNA), which, along with various labor unions, represents our country’s 55,000 school food workers, was sponsored by Domino’s Pizza, PepsiCo, Tyson, General Mills, and AdvancePierre Foods, a pre-packaged sandwich provider, the largest in the nation. The exhibition hall was filled with… Continue reading Michelle Obama Wants to Get School Lunches Right
As his popularity with Americans grows—and with it a new openness to integrative medicine—mainstream medicine is alarmed. Last year, when he was a second-year medical student, Benjamin Mazer took it upon himself to ask both the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the American Medical Association (AMA) to address what he… Continue reading Medical Student Launches Campaign Against Dr. Oz
It’s higher in antioxidants and lower in pesticide residues. A comprehensive new study published this week in the prestigious British Journal of Nutrition shows very clearly that how we grow our food has a huge impact. “If you buy organic fruits and vegetables, you can be sure you have, on average, a higher amount of… Continue reading Large Study Adds to Evidence that Organic Food Is Superior
You guessed it. Many tests essential to patients’ health would no longer be available. And the future of medicine seems to lie more and more in innovative, sophisticated, and custom testing—just what the FDA won’t like. Action Alert! Laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) are diagnostic tests developed and performed by local labs. They are widely used—thousands of… Continue reading What If the Government Standardized All Medical Testing?
It looks to us that they’re trying to interfere with the practice of medicine. Action Alerts! The FDA has released a number of documents—draft guidances and proposed rules—that are supposed to “provide clarity” on the whole issue of compounding. These “clarifications” will severely diminish your access to many compounded medications. The new guidances may be,… Continue reading FDA Proposes New Rules for Compounding