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Nutritional research pioneer, author, and radio talk show host, Joel Wallach, BS, DVM, ND has spent his life studying the effects of individual nutrients on disease and bringing that message to the general public. Thanks largely in part to his efforts, the public is now aware of the effects of essential fatty acids on heart disease, folic acid on neural tube defects, and selenium on cancer and other diseases. His forward-thinking ideas form the basis of his famous lecture, Dead Doctors Don’t Lie. With more than 150 million copies distributed, DDDL is the most widely distributed health lecture in history.

“ You must take responsibility for your health. Listen to the MDs, you're going to be in trouble. I'm 56 years old and I've never gone to a doctor. I was delivered by a chiropractor on an old Missouri farm. And whatever an MD says, I do the opposite! ”

Joel Wallach

Dr. Joel D. Wallach is a veterinarian, naturopathic physician, author and lecturer who played a major role in the development of the market of liquid vitamin - mineral supplements. He became nationally known through his widely distributed audio tape,

"Dead Doctorsf Don't Lie".

His groundbreaking research has resulted in the publication of more than 70 articles in peer reviewed journals in the fields of nutrition and pharmaceutical research, and he has made major contributions to eight multi-authored text and reference books on these subjects.
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Your Right to Know

It’s generally known that folic acid plays a crucial role in preventing certain birth defects. But did you know the Food and Drug Administration had to be SUED before folic acid proponents could state those claims? That’s right, the FDA did not want these claims to be freely disseminated! The FDA had to be SUED, and the courts agreed that this information.
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Question of the Week


Do I need dietary supplements? I already eat healthy.


In theory, if you eat a healthful diet you don’t need to supplement. But in reality, the fact is that most people don’t get enough essential nutrients like vitamins and minerals in their diet. There are a several reasons for this, among them: most Americans eat the Standard American Diet, or SAD, which is typically high in fat, sugar, and processed carbohydrates. Secondly, erosion and unwise farming methods have depleted our topsoil of its mineral content, resulting in mineral-deficient fruits and vegetables. Most of us suffer from nutrient deficiencies that are not low enough to cause disease, but certainly low enough to keep us from achieving optimum health.
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Weekly Blog

High Fructose Corn Syrup: Junk Food for Your Brain
Our nation’s obsession with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) has caued epidemics of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and countless other diseases. So if HFCS is bad for your body, one can only imagine what it does to your brain.
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