A Bagel Is No Different Than A Bag Of Skittles To Your Body

Here is a re-post of one of my favorite posts. Enjoy!

One Small Change at a Time

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People, when they find out that science has changed the consensus opinion about a topic always have the same reaction “There they go again, first it’s bad for you, then it’s good for you!” In the 1950s science concluded, mostly through the work of one influential scientist, that saturated fats were unhealthy and caused heart disease. As it turns out, his research was a victim of his biases, and his conclusions were reached before the data was all in. When this happens in the field of science, the system of using ‘The Scientific Method’ will eventually determine the flaws, the research will be overturned, and the science gets better, more accurately following the dictates of the facts. The damning of fats had it’s gut-level attraction, making a sort of man on the street sense. This week in Time Magazine, there is a wonderful article detailing the history of the science…

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I am an instrument technician at the electric utility servicing the Kansas City Missouri metropolitan area. I am in the IBEW, Local 412. I was trained to be a nuclear power plant operator in the USN and served on submarines. I am a Democrat, even more so than those serving in Congress or the White House.
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