• How Much Proof Do We Need to Eat Healthier?

    6 days ago - By Nutrition Facts

    Randomized placebo-controlled trials are considered the gold standard of scientific evidence. In such studies, half of the subjects may get the active treatment, and the other half unknowingly get a sugar pill instead. This works great for evaluating new drugs, but a concern is that evidence-based medicine has made a leap from considering randomized controlled trials to be a high standard to considering them to be the only standard. As my Evidence-Based Nutrition video argues, this may not be prudent in all circumstances. Consider a review of dietary interventions for multiple sclerosis...
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