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There’s Nothing Sinister Lurking in That Baby Formula

There’s Nothing Sinister Lurking in That Baby Formula

29 July 2014 by Gem Newman

This is a guest post by Laura Creek Newman, RD, critically examining health claims about infant formula made by Meghan Telpner, “Nutritionista”, in her recent article What’s Lurking In That Baby Formula? I am going to preface this with my background. I am a registered dietitian practicing for four years, largely in all areas of […]

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Nutritionists Come With Pitchforks!

Nutritionists Come With Pitchforks!

10 May 2011 by Erik Davis

OK, so maybe they don’t.  In fact, everyone was pretty civil in the comments to my nutritionist series last month, and I’d like to thank all the commenters for that…it doesn’t always happen in the blogosphere.  I recognize that I ruffled some feathers, and now that the dust has settled, I wanted to address some […]

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The Legitimacy Diet, Part 3 – Science, It’s Alive

The Legitimacy Diet, Part 3 – Science, It’s Alive

28 April 2011 by Erik Davis

Many years ago — seems like a lifetime ago now — my daughter was born with a low birth weight.  Although at 38 weeks and otherwise healthy, she entered this world a scrawny 4 lbs 14 oz, and the first months of her life were spent hovering around the 3rd percentile of the weight charts. […]

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The Legitimacy Diet, Part 2 – Once More into the Fridge

The Legitimacy Diet, Part 2 – Once More into the Fridge

27 April 2011 by Erik Davis

In the first part of this series, we took a look at several of the organizations that confer non-established accreditation on graduates of the various nutritionist programs in Canada. We saw how the schools themselves will invent official-sounding organizations to hand out official-sounding designations for what are essentially local diplomas. We saw how third parties […]

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The Legitimacy Diet, Part 1 – All Nutritionists are Certifiable

The Legitimacy Diet, Part 1 – All Nutritionists are Certifiable

26 April 2011 by Erik Davis

The team of nutritionists at D’avignon Digestive Health Centre on Danforth Avenue in Toronto are an impressive bunch — just consider their qualifications: Louise Comtois – CNP, RNCP, Colon Therapist Heidi Horowitz – CNP, RNCP, Live Cell Analyst Marnie Ryan – CNP, Colon Therapist Natasha Audette – RHN, Colon Therapist Jane Sloan – CNP, NNCP, […]

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