information is everywhere! Nutrition sells. After all, everyone
eats, so most people are interested in nutrition.
diet and supplement industries are both a multi billion dollar
industries. And where there’s money, the rule is caveat emptor
– let the buyer beware.
credentialed nutrition expert is the registered dietitian. People
with advanced degrees in nutrition at universities are also reliable
sources. But even these people get their information from somewhere,
and that "somewhere" is "the literature".
professionals talk about "the literature" they are talking about
articles in peer reviewed professional journals. This does not include
Newsweek or Good Housekeeping,or books that can be purchased in
a local bookstore, although respected professionals sometimes contribute
to these publications.
nutrition professional goes to the original source for information
on a specific topic – the published studies in the professional