Conventional And Alternative Journals

September 28, 2009 at 4:24 pm (Alternative Medicine, Nutritionism, Referenciness, Supplements) (, , , )

While there are conventional journals that will publish research on alternative medicine, some researchers into alternative medicine seem to prefer to publish their research in alternative journals. Some time ago, I spotted something rather interesting when reading up on food supplement research. It involved two reviews – one published in a conventional journal, and one in an alternative journal. Here are the PDFs: Annals Internal Med EPO review and AltMed EPO review. Read the rest of this entry »

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Rough Guide To Supplements

July 15, 2009 at 3:45 pm (Bad Science, Business, Nutritionism, Supplements) (, , , , , , , , , )

The vitamins & minerals sector of the food supplements industry was estimated to be worth $827 million in the UK in 2006 (link). The same source states that “The global nutraceuticals industry sales are forecast to touch $187 billion by 2010, owing to increasing sales in the U.S. and the European Union (EU), as also within the emerging markets like China and India.” Read the rest of this entry »

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