I have tried this guy's products and thought they were decent. Today I was reading his blog, just by chance and what he was saying made sense about how people are lazy and want a pill for everything. He reports a huge success rate with patients but he says avoid any and all fat. This is stunning, in light of everything that is out there right now on this subject, I don't understand how he hasn't come to rectify this stance yet. I heard even Dr. Andrew Weil is modifying his stance on fat.
I was just wondering if anyone has met Dr. Schulze or could elaborate on his protocols more. Maybe I am missing something but it said right there on the blog, avoid any and all fat.
Red flag number one:
He types with varying degrees of font size. If you can't get your point across using normal uniform text, they you are just trying to market something.
But wait! There's more!
Red flag number two:
Pictures of his face everywhere, he's trying to set himself up as a guru
Red flag number three:
Crazy wild promises (Freedom! Ultimate Health! Fullest Potential!) that when analysed are nothing but vague bullshit.
Red flag number four:
He uses the terms 'superfood' and sells a lot of psuedo-medicines. Woo to the max.
And the final red flag?
Dude is fat.
Sister Karen: I had never heard of Dr. Schulze before today. Now I know that I look like an axe-murderer and, as they say, "it takes one to know one." So let me tell you. I visited his site and that guy scares the hell out of me. I found it creepy that his photo is EVERYWHERE on the site. I felt like I was in North Korea and he was getting his Kim Il Jong on.
Hold on Paleos...I have met the guy, worked and studied under him. Herbs are Paleo. He isn't. He is a maverick healer. Here is where he is right.
Plants have many medicinal properties. Dr. Schultze will teach you how to use them. He is also into you taking control of your health. His products are the best on the market. If you want herbs to augment your health, his stuff is the best you can buy. He even teaches you how to make it yourself and where to get the best sources of raw herbs. He doesn't have to sell you herbs. He is whole foods like we are. I make my own herbs according to his teachings. You can read for free his entire program on the web. Buy his stuff if you are too lazy to make it yourself. Just like pre packaged Paleo products on the market. He is whole foods like we are. His other teachings on hydro therapy and sunlight for an hour a day are great. He ran a health clinic called the "last chance clinic" for 20 years where he worked with "the walking dead." Those that modern medicine said "go and take care of your affairs." He was arrested 2x by the FDA. He has healed many, I met them.
Here is where he is wrong. He is a vegan. "Don't eat anything with a face or comes from a face." I eat the face first. When I studied under him I went vegan for 6 months and started having wet dreams of sushi. That broke me. His diet is 60's veganism. He was always heavy and just recently slimmed a bit. We all have read of the problems associated with veganism. It helped usher in my diabetes.
Here's how to use him. Go read his stuff, take a course from him. Learn how to use older healing modalities and medicinal plants. It will improve your final 10% of health results. It does not weigh more than the 90% of health that I follow but it is beneficial to your paleo program.
"Learn all that you can from all that you can...and don't eat from a can." Andre Chimene
Dear Friends, WOW, a tough crowd here! Yeah, if you want perfect, I am not your man. But since my relatives were 300 pound plus Germans, and all dead long before my age, well I think I'm doing pretty good. I'm even down a lot of weight the last few years too. Like all of you, I am in process. But down't throw away my lifes work, or Natural Healing, or Herbal Medicine, Because I'm loud, use a LOT OF CAPS, or whatever you hate about me. My patients taught me a lot. I was very blessed to have them all. Mainly they taught me that you can heal yourself of anything, ANY DISEASE, if you are just willing to change, take responsibility and create a really healthy lifestyle. Remember, Fun is FUNdamental, with everything you do. Eating, Cleansing, Moving, whatever. So make it FUN. Lots of Love, Dr. Schulze
I have a vegetarian friend who swears by this guy - I hate his website, it looks really low rent and I have used some of his products but never noticed any difference in my health because of it. I feel like he's kind of quacky but that's just my opinion.
Edit to add - I hadn't been to his website in a couple of years until today, he's cleaned that up and made it look more professional at least.
About 21 years ago I took my daughter to a wellness center to seek treatment for her asthma, which was out of control. Even with three breathing treatments a day and steroids, we ended up in the emergency room once or twice a month, sometimes more. At the wellness center, they prescribed some herbs for her that after 2 weeks, eliminated her asthma. I mean gone, she didn't ever need a breathing treatment again. Since the, she has used an inhaler once in while if she is around lots of animals. I started using Dr. Schultzes products about 15 years ago for my own health and have seen great results...what does this have to do with my daughter? When we were moving, about 8 years after she stopped needing breathing treatments, I found one of the bottles of herbs she had taken. I was quite surprised by the label. It said American Botanical Pharmacy (which is Dr. Schultzes herb company), and it had "Asthma," written in by hand no less. I hadn't realized that the same product line I had been using with so much success had been responsible for changing my daughters life. I can't say enough good about Dr. Schultze and his products. I do agree that it doesn't help his credibility to be overweight and to be somewhat unprofessional with his language though. I think the language is just because he is so intensely passionate about helping people learn to heal themselves.
"Dr. Schulze admits that he “stalked” many of the greatest Natural Healers of the last century, including the famous European naturopath, Paavo Airola. He trained directly under, and then served an internship with, the great Natural Healer, Dr. Bernard Jensen, at his Hidden Valley Health Ranch."
Is that where the salad dressing comes from?
Step away from the wacko! He's selling a lot of crappy stuff and way overpriced at that. Ginseng? Great if you want insomnia. Psyllium husk? Tear yourself a new one. Other mumbo jumbo herbs that have not been shown to be effective. You really have to be careful when you start self medicating with herbs - you can run into some nasty side effects. He's a very slick salesman. Run! Run away! As fast as you can!
I love the Echinacea Plus and Super Tonic! It has kept me and my family well. I'm a nurse and keep getting pressured to have the flu shot. Some of my coworkers who take it always end up getting the flu anyway and suffer with colds and bronchitis that they can't shake. Before I found Dr. Schulze I would get at least one bad cold a year and now I take either the Ech Plus and Super tonic or Cold and Flu Shot and get rid of it fast if it comes on at all. It is kind of expensive but it works which is more than I can say of many other things out there.
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