Dietary Supplementation and CAM With Caution

The state of diet in relation to health and medical care in the United States has long been a concern of many. However, the public often finds little response to their concerns other than usual and customary general data, responses by inadequately trained primary care clinicians, as well as internet and national news informing them about their responsibilities. What should the public do when they believe or have evidence of the following?

Dietary supplementation is practically a necessity nowadays. GMO products, as well as professionally managed, mega-farm soils yield produce with a very different biological content and activity compared to those of the same names harvested a hundred or more years ago. The wiser choice when available and affordable is the selection of locally grown, organic products the varieties and care regimens of which you are familiar. That aside, soil content is not nearly as rich as in the past, …