Is this book an opinion or result of a research?

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Re: Is this book an opinion or result of a research?

Post by RaeReads » 10 Jan 2019, 22:50

I haven't been able to finish the book but reading others ' replies leads me to believe that the author did her due diligence as far as research, and that her opinion is based on that and her father's research. I'm anxious to read it because I'm a huge supporter of natural remedies and holistic healing.
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Post by amafie » 11 Jan 2019, 10:55

I think that there has been substantial research conducted in this book and for this book. I'm a huge advocate for alternative medicines and am relieved to know that advances being made today, impart, are because of the research started years ago by her father.

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Post by AnnaKathleen » 11 Jan 2019, 13:21

I think the author uses both in the book. It seems like opinions but its definitely has research for support. Alternative medicine can make just as much as an impact as traditional medicine in some cases. I think the father did quite a bit of research and then when he passed the research was explored again and expanded.
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Post by Sen_Suzumiya » 11 Jan 2019, 14:11

Nature hides the strongest medicines, in my opinion. It's no surprise that many cancer remedies come from nature. Furthermore, a way to avoid cancer is by establishing a healthy lifestyle and avoiding anything that affects your physical health(usually something unnatural).
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Post by Mindi » 11 Jan 2019, 14:45

I'm a firm believer that a degree doesn't matter if a person is willing to put forth effort in researching a topic. Anyone with a passion for something can find out as much or more than someone who sat in classes learning only what was taught to them.
Some of the info may be just based on opinion. However, I believe a large amount of research has been applied to the info given in this book.

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Post by Onyinye Excel » 12 Jan 2019, 08:42

Her father'said research needs further proven verification to lend credibility to it. In Reporting another person's research work without being in the field, there are some aspects of the research you might omit some necessary facts because you are not in the field.

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Post by lesler » 12 Jan 2019, 13:04

I think that it is, because she's using her Father's research, who was a reputable doctor. She even was savvy enough to select a spokesperson with a medical background to back her claims, so I feel this is legit.

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Post by briellejee » 12 Jan 2019, 21:33

Sen_Suzumiya wrote:
11 Jan 2019, 14:11
Nature hides the strongest medicines, in my opinion. It's no surprise that many cancer remedies come from nature. Furthermore, a way to avoid cancer is by establishing a healthy lifestyle and avoiding anything that affects your physical health(usually something unnatural).
I totally agree with this! Cancer is rampant nowadays because people have been stagnant and we all have this food that can trigger cancer cells. :tiphat:
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Post by briellejee » 12 Jan 2019, 21:34

Onyinye Excel wrote:
12 Jan 2019, 08:42
Her father'said research needs further proven verification to lend credibility to it. In Reporting another person's research work without being in the field, there are some aspects of the research you might omit some necessary facts because you are not in the field.
I agree with this. The author being a lawyer could not see what others in the field can see. She is trained to spot different things because of her career. :tiphat:
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Post by Bienn » 13 Jan 2019, 09:07

Either of them, I still appreciate to the author in upbringing this worldwide issue because giving such advice uplifts their agony.
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Post by cpru68 » 13 Jan 2019, 11:07

The idea of her being a lawyer doesn’t matter when she has surrounded herself with professionals who can validate the effectiveness of her father’s work. I am more than convinced that the proper testing has been done to prove that the extracts work. The true test has been the people who have been healed or their condition improved.
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Post by AndrewZachariah » 13 Jan 2019, 13:30

I think this book is based on solid research. Not only did she discuss and cite the studies her father conducted for decades in France, but Sylvie also talked significantly about studies published by well-known, renowned universities in the United States that further verified the results of her father's studies. I also did some light research on the studies she discussed, and I found that they were not old studies. The most recent study on the Beljanski Foundation website was published in July of 2018. These are not outdated methods nor outdated results. If anything, I think the fact that the author is a lawyer rather than a scientist adds more credit to her claim; Sylvie had to deliberately go out of her way to validate every result and claim she made about her father's work, because she did not have his scientific titles to back up her word. I think the medical benefits claimed in this book are most definitely a result of research. That said, the story about how her and her family were treated in France could be more opinion than fact.
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Post by chelhack » 13 Jan 2019, 13:35

Being that these products have been tested multiple times on animals a well as in humans that I would safely say that this book is on gathered data from research.
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Post by StarkidStarling » 14 Jan 2019, 09:52

I think it is an opinion, a researched opinion, but an opinion nonetheless.

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Post by Zora C Penter » 14 Jan 2019, 11:58

I believe that there was a considerable amount of research conducted for the book. However, anyone can also take research and put their own spin on things. Just ask the phone carriers that have faced lawsuits over the skewing of their graphs in advertisements.

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