Thomas C. Petrie is a graduate of Cornell Univ. with a Bachelor’s d’gree in Nutrition and a minor in Biochemistry.  He was Nutritionist with the Pritikin Longevity Center in Garden Grove, CA and Nutritionist for the Total Wellness Foundat’n in Albany, NY.  He has been a guest on local radio and TV.  He currently works with the Schachter Center for Complementary Medicine in Suffern, New York. 

Tom recently completed a book that takes an in-depth look at “anti-vitamin” articles that so often populate the main-stream media, Anti-Vitamin Baloney.  This has been published (Llumina Press, 206 pages), and is available at Amazon or at Kindle.  He is an avid distance runner, bicyclist and disc golfer. He can be e-mailed at: tpetrie@mbschachter.com and reached by telephone at: 518-490-1720. (Sorry about the abbreviations, but there were too many extraneous links to colleages, foundations, etc., so I had to tweak the text to avoid these aggravating (and unrequested) hyperlinks!)

Thought for today:

“As every past generation has had to disenthrall itself from an inheritance of truisms and stereotypes, so in our time we must move on from reassuring repetition of stale phrases to a new, difficult, but essential confrontation with reality.

For the great enemy of truth is very often not the lie—deliberate, contrived and dishonest—but the myth: persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the clichés of our forbears. We subject all facts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”

President John F. Kennedy, 
Commencement Address,                                   
Yale Univ., June 11, 1962

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