Here’s how John D Rockefeller did it. 🧵
Preventative diets and holistic practices are highly discouraged by doctors.
In fact, health practitioners who prescribe these things are seen as “quacks” and cast off by Western medicine.
🔴70% of US adults are overweight or obese
🔴1 in 3 Americans are pre-diabetic
🔴7 out of 10 deaths are caused by Chronic Illness
🔴Heart disease kills 500,000 Americans yearly
🔴16M Americans abuse prescription drugs
🔴2M Prescription drug abusers are addicted
🔴4 out of 5 pharmacy-filled prescriptions are opioids
He was America’s first billionaire and amassed a fortune of $418B adjusted for inflation.
Standard Oil has since broken up and has now become Chevron, Exxon, Mobil, etc.
Yes, that’s how big Standard Oil was in its prime.
These were chemicals that could be created from oil.
Bakelite, the first plastic, was created from oil in 1907.
Rockefeller thought that Petrochemicals could also be used to create vitamins and medications.
Business-wise, Rockefeller could patent these Petrochemicals and sell them for immense profits.
Side Note: I.G. Farben supplied the Nazis during WWII. Yep, look it up.
Natural & Herbal medicines were incredibly popular at the time.
Many doctors and medical schools in the US were advocating holistic practices as treatment & cure.
Rockefeller teamed up with Andrew Carnegie and hired a man named Abraham Flexner through the Carnegie Foundation.
This led to the Flexner Report which resulted in the closure of almost 50% of all medical schools.
Rockefeller also donated a whopping $100M to colleges and hospitals under his philanthropic group called the General Education Board.
In a short period of time, medical schools & hospitals were homogenized with the same approach. Medicine was just about patented drugs, not utilizing holistic & natural approaches as treatment.
Rockefeller’s next step was to launch a smear campaign against his holistic “competitors.”
Homeopathy and Natural Medicines were quickly discredited by the newspapers and media outlets.
This system continues today: Big Pharma makes large donations to medical schools in exchange for these schools to prescribe their drugs.
It is to show the unfiltered history of John D Rockefeller and the role he played in shaping our current medical system.
Not surprisingly, the cost of medical care in the US is #1 in the world, yet our quality is ranked at #37 .
Take in a variety of different inputs and make the decision of what is in your best interest.
Be intentional about where your source your food and the amount of sleep you get.
Use these as your pillars to THRIVE.
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