The Oz Diet. No more myths. No more fads. What you should eat -- and why.
Leading off with a title like that, you're no doubt expecting to see some much-needed clarity on this crucial topic -- but Dr. Oz's cover article could not have been more confusing. It was almost like the people at Time told him to write something good about all the bad foods, make the article as confusing as possible and do your part to support the magazine's many toxic drug products advertised in the September 12 "Special Nutrition Issue."
My score for the article: Confusion beats Clarity 35-0 on the first Saturday of the college football season. How so? 35 is the number of paragraphs adding to the "confusion" about this crucial topic -- vs. none for adding to the "clarity."
When my personal copy of TIME appeared in my mail slot on Saturday, I was delighted to see all the food on the cover and knew that, one way or another, there would be some great fodder for blogging. And the cover story by Dr. Oz caught my eye immediately.
Before opening the magazine, I was foolishly thinking that Dr. Oz may have decided to jump on the Gupta-Clinton bandwagon and start getting real clear about what we should be doing to promote our health and prevent disease. Wrong.
After the CNN airing of the fabulous "Last Heart Attack" documentary for the past two weekends, I was thinking that Dr. Oz may have finally decided to get back in the ball game with distinguished men of integrity like Dr. Dean Ornish and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, the two MD's that President Clinton turned to when his life was on the line -- and the stars of the CNN special. Click here to continue reading this article....
—J. Morris Hicks…blogging daily at HealthyEatingHealthyWorld.com