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How can we improve the prognosis for our maturing Australians? Suggestions, ideas, proposals for better social and health issues, including retirement accommodation, etc.

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mavisbramston
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We are mugs

Post by mavisbramston » 23 May 2016, 09:01

Well I certinly am.
The things I thought were possibly good for me are not so goodafter all.

Yukult and pro biotic drinks are now useless. Also FULL of sugar
Fish Oil does nothing and tests reveal possible (not certain yet) links to postrate cancer
vitamin D. in the dosse suggested dangerous, inks to cancer
all vitamins dangerous in tablet form as they are more than body needs


Many of the things we take for our health are not so good. I think theres a good side though, Its time these over priced multi natioal health food supplements and pills potions got a swift kick up the bum. I should have read their claims more carefully. Vague unsubstaniated phrase like scientifically approved

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Post by Buck_naked » 23 May 2016, 09:08

are you referring to the recent Four corners show on supplements?
it was incredible, the entire industry is a scam.
had to laugh at the DNA tested herbal supplements that contained nil amounts of the claimed herbs.
anything out of china has got to very very suspect.

http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stories/ ... 460291.htm

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Post by terra » 23 May 2016, 13:08

I kicked the habit last year....
no more multivitamins, fish oil, calcium and so on.

Did I die ?... nope !
.............and I sure have saved a heap of dollars.
"Life's too short to drink cheap wine".

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Post by Perrorist » 23 May 2016, 15:01

My wife takes fish oil tablets. If she gets prostate cancer, I'm going to be very concerned.

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Post by Buck_naked » 23 May 2016, 15:14

rancid fish oil tablets were featured in the program.
they contain lipids that cause cancer i think

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Post by godfather » 23 May 2016, 20:02

A small dosage (1000mg/daily) of fishoil was prescribed for me by my Cardiologist some time ago.
It has cured my osteoarthritis in my left hand and I am once again able to hold a golf-club without having to search for it in the trees.

We are all built differently and not everything works for everybody!

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The devil whispered, “You cannot withstand the storm“ and I replied: “I am the storm!”.....Unknown.

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Post by grandduke » 23 May 2016, 22:55

:heeheehee :heeheehee golf club in the trees. :heeheehee :heeheehee
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“You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?’”
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Post by godfather » 24 May 2016, 19:44

Mr Dukey of the Liquids, well you may laugh but if your fingers can't grip the golf club hard enough then the club will fly further than the ball and can easily finish up in the trees........end of lesson ONE!

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Post by grandduke » 24 May 2016, 20:28

Oh yea i have a vivid imagination its not so much the
golf club but the look on your face chortle chortle. :character-oldtimer:
“You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?’”
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Post by Tedwalker » 26 May 2016, 10:00

The Four Corners programme scared me.
I take only Vitamin D now, because my doctor said I had a deficiency and advised it.

:happy-sunshine: :happy-sunshine:

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Post by grandduke » 26 May 2016, 13:35

Me to i have dropped off most of mine including the Fish oil. :thinking:
“You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?’”
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Post by mavisbramston » 27 May 2016, 20:19

Maybe mums diet was the best.
Porridge for breakfast with a cuppa

sandwich for lunch

meat and two veg for dinner with fruit salad etc

during the day a cuppa glasses of water fruit

of course cocoa before bed

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