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My doctors scoffed at my following adelle davis in the 70s. They scoff at my eating organic local food now. Why?

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Dr. Kelty Baker
Internal Medicine - Hematology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Organic food

Doctors sometimes don't receive much education on proper nutrition.
If you feel uncomfortable with your physician, it may be helpful to seek treatment elsewhere.

In brief: Organic food

Doctors sometimes don't receive much education on proper nutrition.
If you feel uncomfortable with your physician, it may be helpful to seek treatment elsewhere.
Dr. Kelty Baker
Dr. Kelty Baker
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Ignorance &arrogance

Doctors are products of their medical education & are taught very little about nutrition in med school.
Many develop the attitude that if they weren't taught about something in med school it must not be important. Many docs unfortunately have a condescending attitude towards natural health approaches. However, many docs do understand the importance of nutrition- find one at http://bit.Ly/19pettq.

In brief: Ignorance &arrogance

Doctors are products of their medical education & are taught very little about nutrition in med school.
Many develop the attitude that if they weren't taught about something in med school it must not be important. Many docs unfortunately have a condescending attitude towards natural health approaches. However, many docs do understand the importance of nutrition- find one at http://bit.Ly/19pettq.
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. Rick Kirschner
General Practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: Docs are people too

What turns doctors into cynics and skeptics that scoff at natural medicine and organic food? Lack of specific knowledge.
Attitude of already knowing everything. Negative mindset about change. Fear of not knowing (easier to dismiss) emotional reactions to shame, disappointment and loss. Making quick decision based on limited or mis-information.

In brief: Docs are people too

What turns doctors into cynics and skeptics that scoff at natural medicine and organic food? Lack of specific knowledge.
Attitude of already knowing everything. Negative mindset about change. Fear of not knowing (easier to dismiss) emotional reactions to shame, disappointment and loss. Making quick decision based on limited or mis-information.
Dr. Rick Kirschner
Dr. Rick Kirschner
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Scoffing

Scoffing is an interesting reaction.
When humans are balanced and centered inside, new information arouses curiosity. We seek to learn more, and are grateful to the person sharing this. When unbalanced, our reactions are extremely variable. Please know that not all doctors will scoff at you, though! "first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." m. Gandhi.

In brief: Scoffing

Scoffing is an interesting reaction.
When humans are balanced and centered inside, new information arouses curiosity. We seek to learn more, and are grateful to the person sharing this. When unbalanced, our reactions are extremely variable. Please know that not all doctors will scoff at you, though! "first they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." m. Gandhi.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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