The Diet Doctor food policy
– the evidence
It’s originally written by Kristin Berglund, RN. The latest major update was on January 27, 2021. A thorough review and fact-checking by Franziska Spritzler, RD, and further research and fact-checking by Paul Rutkovskis.
The policy was medically reviewed by Dr. Bret Scher, MD, on January 27, 2021.
The guide contains scientific references. You can find these in the notes throughout the text, and click the links to read the peer-reviewed scientific papers. When appropriate we include a grading of the strength of the evidence, with a link to our policy on this. Our evidence-based guides are updated at least once per year to reflect and reference the latest science on the topic.
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