If you listen to AM radio, it’s likely you’re continually assailed with ads that claim that you can lose “25-40 pounds in 40 days.” There’s not even a qualifier that this is a best-case scenario like “Results may vary” or the disclaimer “Weight loss may not be typical” (which I thought the Federal Trade Commission used… Continue reading By Dr. Ron Hoffman: Can you really “lose 40 pounds in 40 days”?
Month: March 2018
Federal Food Fiasco
The government is not qualified to give you nutritional advice. Action Alert! Every five years, the federal government is supposed to release a set of dietary guidelines for Americans. The report contains a number of recommendations to “improve” Americans’ eating habits. While it may sound like a laudable goal, the very nature of the project… Continue reading Federal Food Fiasco
Banned B6 Could Make a Comeback, With Your Help
Pyridoxamine (vitamin B6) was banned as a supplement—but you can help bring it back. Action Alert! The FDA has provided a back channel by which nutrients that the human body needs can be turned into drugs, and many natural compounds are at risk. If a drug company files an investigational new drug (IND) application on… Continue reading Banned B6 Could Make a Comeback, With Your Help
Health Care Swindle: What Is Your Medical Bill Concealing?
Efforts in Congress to make health care pricing more transparent for consumers need your support. Action Alert! Lawmakers in the Senate are in the midst of creating legislation intended to make health care pricing more transparent. It is imperative that they hear from consumers—and not just industry cronies—about the importance of transparency. It’s no mystery… Continue reading Health Care Swindle: What Is Your Medical Bill Concealing?
Help Save Homeopathy!
The FDA wants to up-end the homeopathic industry—because it’s become too popular. Help us stop this insanity! Action Alert! The FDA has tossed out the guidance that previously governed homoeopathy and has proposed a new framework that threatens the entire industry. Long-time natural health champion Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) are… Continue reading Help Save Homeopathy!
Dr. Ron Hoffman: Is your Coumadin killing you? (The remarkable potential of vitamin K to stop arterial calcification)
I recently had the pleasure of attending a phenomenal lecture at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium (IHS) co-presented by Drs. Jeffrey Bland and Leon Schurgers. Dr. Bland is widely acknowledged as the “Godfather of Functional Medicine”; Dr. Schurgers is a Dutch researcher who specializes in the relationship between vitamin K and coronary artery calcification (CAC).… Continue reading Dr. Ron Hoffman: Is your Coumadin killing you? (The remarkable potential of vitamin K to stop arterial calcification)
2 Minute Warning- March 1, 2018
This week’s featured stories: Purdue Pharmaceutical Will No Longer Market Oxycotin To Doctors Senator Releases Report Detailing Opioid Manufacturer Graft School Shootings and Psychotropic Drugs Short-Term Insurance- An Affordable Alternative?
Mass Shootings Likely Linked to Psychiatric Meds
Why isn’t our government investigating the connection between mind-altering drugs and violent shootings? Action Alert! Recently, famed constitutional attorney Jonathan Emord called on the Trump administration to investigate the possible links between psychiatric drugs and violent gun attacks in the United States. The FDA is aware that these drugs can cause violent behavior, yet continues… Continue reading Mass Shootings Likely Linked to Psychiatric Meds
Proposed Rule Change Offers Hope for Cheaper Healthcare
Short-term health plans would give Americans more health care options, although there are flaws. Action Alert! One of the fundamental problems with Obamacare is that it allows the government to define what “health” and “health care” are. The result has been ever-increasing prices for health insurance that covers a range of services consumers don’t want,… Continue reading Proposed Rule Change Offers Hope for Cheaper Healthcare