Health Policy News and Views
Compiled by Benita M. Dodd
The amount of conflicting nutrition data out there is enough to give anyone heartburn. Last week I had my annual routine physical exam and was talking to the doctor about my exercise and diet routine.
For those of you who haven’t figured it out yet: Everybody lies, and every physician knows you’re lying
… about how much exercise you’re getting, how much wine you’re drinking and how healthy you’re eating. Three drinks a week? A social smoker? Exercising four days a week? Low-fat, low-salt diet? Laying off the sugar? Lies, lies, lies. Physicians each have a multiplication factor they build into every one of your responses, I’m guessing.…