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Reply #8: I agree that nutrition isn't the "be all/end all" of medicine; I think its a serious part. [View All]

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IdaBriggs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-04-09 04:24 AM
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8. I agree that nutrition isn't the "be all/end all" of medicine; I think its a serious part.
And there is a time and a place for it, as any heart patient or diabetic will tell you.

I have stated repeatedly that I don't believe trace mineral supplementation is going to cure birth defects, repair brain damage, or fight infection. I think it will help premature infants achieve "normal" growth faster, and should therefore be investigated by reputable people using the scientific method and not just random stories on the internet (which folks can easily dismiss me as, if they so choose).

Sorry the "Messenger of God" theme didn't work for you. Its half a joke, and half not. My belief that all of us can act as "Messengers of God" isn't one that everyone agrees with, and talking about faith in such a way does open me up to ridicule; honestly, its not easy to discuss sometimes.

I am not a medical professional, nor do I profess to play one on television, and frankly, I don't want to have to go on a crusade to get folks to eat their vegetables (since I think that's kind of pretty obvious already).

I just want someone "reputable" to investigate, write a freaking paper, win the noble prize, and OH! Casually help save/improve the lives of tens of thousands of premature infants a year, please.

Is that asking too much? :)
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