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Healthwashing: Don’t Be Duped

By John Swartzberg, MD, Chair, Wellness Letter Editorial Board

I can still recall hearing some tall tales about food when I was a child. Carrots would give me eagle-eye vision, and spinach would supply me with Popeye-like biceps. While those claims were certainly dubious, they at least had the noble motivation of encouraging kids to eat their veggies.