That article in Scientific American is atrocious. Who was the semi-scientist moron who selected it, and which ones approved it ?
There will be people who read nothing but the title, and go around spouting that anti-oxidants are not important. The title makes no suggestion it refers to supplements. Such a blanket title is NOT compelling to most people to read an article, especially in Scientific American.
Even in WebMD, your title selection is worrisome, since it suggests you, too believe, them a myth for health benefits. Some people will read further, many will not.
Short clear cut statements are what most people learn from.View Thread
We're both still kickin' and writing. Affect someone life's one at a time.
Not too long ago an account at work asked me about my daily regular breakfast in the short order line, and daily salad at the salad bar. Turns out he had had daily angina for many months, easily aggravated, and his doctor did nothing about it. I told him to insist on additional care, and he received a stent not long after that, relieving most of his chest pain. In the following months, he asks me more questions, and is improving his diet and cutting back (!) his smoking.
I'm apparently known as the crazy old guy where I play volleyball. I'm about double most people's age, or more, but plenty of energy.View Thread
I am passing this post on for a fellow from a !Yahoo heart Disease Support group who sent me this in an e-mail.
"Well my diet just took a turn downward. My gastrointestinal doctor has told me I cant eat any uncooked veggies. No more salads, broccoli, collyflower,corn,brussell sprouts or any hard veggie. I have a threatened bowel obstruction that I have to try to keep from haveing surgery on. He said I could have steak only if it is cut up in baby sized bites. My wife jokeingly said she would put things in a blender and he said that would be a good idea. Due to my numerous abdominal surgeries I have alot of adhesions which are causeing an abstruction. It all started with a simple reflux surgery then I had emergancy surgery for a perferated stomach. Then six months later I had a insisional hernia which was done lap. then I had a bowel obstruction and cut open. Then I had all sorts of problems such as distention and would have to go on liquids till it resolved. This got to where I was haveing the problem three times a week. A doctor said that I would have to live with this till it got bad enough for surgery which he thought would be up to two years. Two and a half years later which was nov. of 2011 I had extensive surgery to remove an infective mesh which had perferated my colon and the surgery lasted for over two and a half hours with two surgeons doing the surgery. Three months later I started again with the distention problem and I started myself back on liquids. When it got bad, at least three times a week, I saw the surgeon who did the last surgery and he said he thought it was from the adhesions but run some tests to see. Well he had me see my gastro doc. and here I am all over again. Now I am back to square one till it gets bad enough again and causes a blockage that wont resolve. Anything that might have even a small chance of being hard to digest or clump I cant have. Do you have any suggestions of some good foods???"
I reversed some pockets about 25 years ago. But I still have receding gums I probably need to fix, as you did.
Hey, dude. How's it going ? WebMD invited me to be a back page poster boy for heart disease recovery. Page 73 of this month's magazine. You already know most of that short article, or read it from me years ago.
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