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Insider view of naturopathic training 

 •  • by Paul Ingraham
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Naturopathic doctor training does not hold a candle to medical training, as I’ve explained before (see Chiropractor, Naturopath Training Way Less Than Doctors). It’s nice to have some insider confirmation of that now. Britt Marie Hermes is a naturopathy apostate, and she’s telling her story on her own new blog, NaturopathicDiaries.com and in a new series of guest posts on ScienceBasedMedicine.org, starting with an exposé of her training (which I was particularly proud to help publish). It’s cringe-inducing.

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