Fernando Aires talks with Guillermo Ruiz, research at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute, about naturopathic practices with evidence based medicine approach.
The two discuss whether some of the things we're doing are simply masking problems (or pretending to be solutions), when the right time to take supplements is, and what they can actually accomplish for a person.
[2:03] How did living in Mexico impact the choice of what type of medicine to practice?
[4:45] The incident that caused Guillermo's paradigm shift in his medical journey
[7:14] Why isn't the literature behind naturopathic medicine studied more?
[12:55] Why Guillermo picked the supplements he did for his article on what you should keep in your medicine cabinet
[19:42] How discovering penicillin changed everything
[24:47] Some botanicals people can take to help with diabetes
[28:15] When (and for how long) should you take supplements?
[34:11] It's a good thing to ask how something fits in with our evolution