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3114, RE: it matters
Posted by deejboram, Tue Nov-11-03 08:25 AM
>although we all have cancerous cells gettin at the immune system 24/7, a number of factors come into play that prevent it from becoming problematic. it's widely
>believed that diet plays the largest role. take asians for example; the amount of green tea they drink is astonishing. many drink it more than water. we showed in
>typical lab experiements that the polyphenols were extremely effective against viral proteins as well as bolstering your natural defenses (b & t cells, cytokine levels
>etc). for this reason, prostate cancer is like 90% less prevalent in japan than in the us. now though, they are getting more respirator-related diseases related to

yeah man,
i interned one summer and worked on a survival analysis project using a data set of patients diagnosed with non-hodgkin's lymphoma.
it was raw.
learned a lot.

>And is there any scientific research that says by paying
>$3.75 for a pound of organic apples vs. $0.89 a pound for
>regular ganny smith's will extend your life or make you any

>there is loads of it, and loads to discredit such findings. to ME, it's more about knowing what went on those apples and what im not putting in my body, if i can
>help it. honestly, organic produce isnt as expensive as conventional, at least around here...maybe 3% more. you save it potentially in future doctor bills. and i
>support local agriculture since im a product of it.

yeah but i'm talkin bout a cohort/longitudinal study. i don't think the debate has been out that long for one to have taken place.

>that's epa certification. there's another faster, cheaper one i forget the name. it takes that long to allow all that shit to get down to trace levels. yes, that's how bad
>the residues are. no good man, not at all. but it's cheap and easy to spray, and we been doin it since the war.

yeah i know there are two different kinds (epa & california-1989 or somethin) but one is better than the other, no? or one is looked down upon. i think it's the
FDA one because you can use sewage water to water your crops with and still be considered "organic"