Alcohol and health

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Re: Alcohol and health

Post by AHB » 09:07 Wed 06 Jul 2016

Presumably if the salad had been properly washed in a product designed to kill bacteria and remove their toxins then the consumers would have been fine. So the morale of the story (apart from don't eat leaves) is that salad should be washed in vodka or gin before being eaten.
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Re: Alcohol and health

Post by jdaw1 » 21:47 Tue 12 Jul 2016

It is alleged that doing exercise is good for you (not for me, for you). Alleged.

New learning amazes us. The BBC, in an article entitled Can you get the benefits of exercise by having a hot bath?, reports that hot baths and imagining exercise are also excellent for us.

This is fantastic!

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Post by DRT » 22:43 Tue 12 Jul 2016

jdaw1 wrote:It is alleged that doing exercise is good for you (not for me, for you). Alleged.

New learning amazes us. The BBC, in an article entitled Can you get the benefits of exercise by having a hot bath?, reports that hot baths and imagining exercise are also excellent for us.

This is fantastic!
I hate salad and exercise in equal measure, but neither of them compare to my hatred of lying in hot dirty water.

Please can someone come up with a theory that having a shower is better than salads, exercise and baths?
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Re: Alcohol and health

Post by PhilW » 11:01 Wed 13 Jul 2016

DRT wrote:Please can someone come up with a theory that having a shower is better than salads, exercise and baths?
Having a shower is excellent for your health, and is far better for you than baths:
- the regular pounding of water droplets on the skin invigorates and aids blood flow, reducing cholesterol and the chance of heart attack
- your muscles are active in the standing position, aiding both leg and core strength
- singing in the shower while standing allows correct breathing and strengthens the diagphragm and aerobic capacity, and boosts endorphins
- showering is more environmentally friendly, generally using less water and less energy for heating
- showering makes you more attractive to the opposite sex, and the same sex, makes you wealthy and can cure cancer
- if you really, really insist on a bath, you can always have a shower first to help minimise the "sitting in dirty water" issue

Since from the article linked, thinking about eating a salad while doing exercise is clearly as beneficial as actually doing, so I suggest thinking about eating a salad while doing exercise as soon as you wake, and then think about how great life is because you're not eating a salad while having a stimulating and health-beneficial shower first thing in the morning.

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Re: Alcohol and health

Post by CPR 1 » 18:40 Thu 08 Sep 2016

Good news - According to this new study all we need to do to offset the dangers of alcohol is do some walking, gardening or play golf to offset the adverse effects of drinking........

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09 ... f-alcohol/

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Post by DRT » 19:31 Thu 08 Sep 2016

CPR 1 wrote:Good news - According to this new study all we need to do to offset the dangers of alcohol is do some walking, gardening or play golf to offset the adverse effects of drinking........

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09 ... f-alcohol/
This is absolutely excellent news!

From 1980 to 2001 I was a very keen golfer. I have played lots of golf.

From 1998 to 2001 I was a very keen gardener. I have grown lots of things that grow in a garden.

From 2006 to 2012 I was a very keen hill walker. I have walked up lots of hills.

That is 32 years of mitigation in the bank. I should be fine.
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Re: Alcohol and health

Post by jdaw1 » 23:16 Sat 25 Feb 2017

Mention should be made of The Onion’s video entitled Top Benefits Of Drinking Water.

• Keeps insides nice and wet
• Flushes out toxins and other pseudoscientific scapegoats for what’s wrong with you
• Nice way to break up time between cans of Dr Pepper Cherry
• Your skin will look better for the two to three days it will take you to abandon this new health effort
• In a grand sense, each glass you consume is one less glass of water for Bashar Al-Assad

With this collection of informative videos, The Onion shall strike a mortal blow to ignorance everywhere and shatter any pitiful illusions the world once had about how many video views a media juggernaut could accrue.

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Re: Alcohol and health

Post by PhilW » 08:29 Fri 28 Jul 2017

From a BBC article entitled "Drinking a few times a week 'reduces diabetes risk'" :

"The researchers concluded that drinking moderately three to four times a week reduced a woman's risk of diabetes by 32% while it lowered a man's by 27%, compared with people drinking on less than one day a week."

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Re: Alcohol and health

Post by AHB » 13:09 Fri 28 Jul 2017

I vaguely remember reading an article a couple of days ago that said drinking alcohol improves your memory.

I've been dry for five days now. Time to open the next bottle of port, I think. If only I can remember where I put the next bottle.
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