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#401 Rick

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Posted 12 October 2019 - 0540 AM

 Same here. Add in don't smoke or get drunk and you got it. I would also add maintain a positive attitude.


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#402 Ivanhoe

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Posted 12 October 2019 - 0957 AM

Back in the in day in primary school we had nutrition classes (the basics of a good diet).

 

The "good diet" promoted heavily by the USDA, the Food Pyramid, has turned out to be a literal killer.

 

The war on saturated animal fats, waged by USDA, other federal agencies, and Big Education, was fought to increase revenue for corn farmers. All that federally-approved hydrogenated corn oil has been killing people.

 

Recent research seems to be indicating that prior beliefs about cholesterol are driving unhealthy choices.

 

Before we talk about lifestyle changes and eating habits, I assert we need to do much better research. The money the US spends on browbeating the plebs should be spent on clinical (not observational) research.


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#403 JWB

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Posted 20 October 2019 - 1208 PM

Women are more than twice as likely as men to suffer from PTSD.

https://www.ptsd.va....mmon_adults.asp


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