J Morris Hicks

J Morris Hicks

Posted November 28, 2012

Published in Celebrities

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Dr. Oz on the cover of TIME; More "confusion over clarity"

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This time the title is Give Frozen Foods A Chance

Well, Dr. Oz has done it again. He's back on the cover of TIME with a story that's guaranteed to keep the consumers confused about food. But then, that's exactly what makes food producers happy. His latest article appears in the 12-3-12 issue and I have provided a link below to the online article that you may not be able to view unless you're a TIME customer.

December 3, 2012 Cover of TIME

So what's the problem? From the looks of the cover, it looks like Dr. Oz is going to write about a truly health promoting diet---like the ones that Esselstyn, Ornish, McDougall, Fuhrman, and Barnard all use to reverse chronic diseases in their patients. But he doesn't.

Mehmet and Lisa Oz; she must be the vegetarian in the family.

Ostensibly, the article was written to help people pick out the best values for their families; things like recommending that we give frozen or canned veggies, grains and legumes a chance.

But then he proceeds to talk about all the other "good" foods in a healthy diet---things like beef, chicken, ice cream, olive oil, etc. From the article, a few highlights: Click here to continue reading this article...

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—J. Morris Hicks, board member, T. Colin Campbell Foundation