Monthly Archives: February 2016

NOT Health Food

When I was a little fella I can distinctly remember when I got to drink Coke. It was the late 60s, and Coke came in 16 ounce glass bottles. You opened a bottle with a bottle opener and you drank … Continue reading

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Seeing Red Dye

Safety is a relative thing. Standing on the ground is safe compared to jumping from a plane, and laying in bed can be safer than standing on the ground. Eating all natural real foods is safer than eating processed foods, … Continue reading

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What Happens To Cholesterol Levels When You Switch To Low Or Non Fat Dairy

Originally posted on The Skeptical Cardiologist:
When individuals  discover that they have abnormal  cholesterol readings they are often told to initiate  lifestyle changes to try to correct them. Based on what physicians and patients have been taught  over the last twenty years, the likely…

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Nexium Connected to Dementia

This is in the news this week… A German study published in the medical journal JAMA Neurology found that seniors who regularly took proton-pump inhibitors like Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid were 44% more likely to end up with dementia. Proton-pump … Continue reading

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Scientist or Science

Science is not a group that scientists join. It is not a club with rules of admission. Science is a way of figuring out the world. It is a method of investigation, a set of rules for determining what the … Continue reading

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Organic Definitions

I used the plural in the title on purpose. For the word “organic” there is more than one definition and keeping that in mind is important when you read the headlines. In the news this week we hear that “both organic … Continue reading

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Debate, Deconstructed

In classical debate there are rules that must be followed. Just like in any competition the playing field must be strictly proscribed or else the game becomes too strung out for the audience to follow. In debate the playing field would … Continue reading

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