Sunday, August 15, 2010

Reductionism and Holism Go Hand in Hand

by Chris Masterjohn

In a new blog over at WestonAPrice.Org, I argue that reductionism and holism are not at conflict with each other unless they are used improperly, and that for science and any other type of problem-solving we must use both of them together.

I also provide a critical analysis of a recent study that used a "holistic" form of "dietary pattern analysis" to purportedly show that intakes of vitamin B12 and organ meats promote Alzheimer's disease.

You can find the post here:

Reductionism and Holism Go Hand in Hand

Read more about the author, Chris Masterjohn, here.

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