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Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-06-2015, 12:24 PM
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Posted By GotGarlic
Sorry, PF. I have just one more thing to say. ...

Sorry, PF. I have just one more thing to say.



This is simply not true. I could give you example after example but it wouldn't make any difference.



I have never claimed that medicine...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-06-2015, 10:55 AM
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Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Do you know what they call alternative medicine...

Do you know what they call alternative medicine that's been proven to work? Medicine.

https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Treatment/Psychotherapy
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-06-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
I didn't know anything about his political agenda...

I didn't know anything about his political agenda until you mentioned it just now. He is anti-vaccine. If you think that's spot-on, there's not much we will agree on.



Because he posts stories...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-05-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
You're welcome :smile: I used to be on the...

You're welcome :smile: I used to be on the mailing list but it was too much to keep up with.
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-05-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
It doesn't even have to be for ethical reasons....

It doesn't even have to be for ethical reasons. It makes sense purely as a business decision for them to work to prevent CCD. Their whole business is dependent on sales to farmers.
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-05-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Spare me your sarcasm and conspiracy theories. If...

Spare me your sarcasm and conspiracy theories. If you can't be civil, we can't have a discussion.
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-05-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Somehow I don't think you really care what my...

Somehow I don't think you really care what my sources are :wink: And you haven't been around long enough to make accusations like that about me. You're making assumptions based on your own biases.
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Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-05-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Not only can they all be lying, but they can just...

Not only can they all be lying, but they can just be re-posting each other's stories. NaturalNews and Mercola are well known to be unreliable and sensationalistic.

So Monsanto purchased a company...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-04-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
No, it's not hard to find information. It *is*...

No, it's not hard to find information. It *is* hard to find credible information. As I said before, I don't Google blindly and believe whichever results pop up the most. Study design matters. The...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-04-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Natural News is not a credible source. The second...

Natural News is not a credible source. The second link is broken.
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-04-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Source?

Source?
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-04-2015, 02:50 PM
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Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
So, what are the sources you trust and how are...

So, what are the sources you trust and how are they funded?
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-04-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
That was 50 years ago. Lots of things have...

That was 50 years ago. Lots of things have changed in the meantime.
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-04-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Do you have a credible source for that? You...

Do you have a credible source for that?

You do know that a lot of research on glyphosate done by the government and universities, right? And that the patent on glyphosate expired in 2000. Lots of...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-04-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
It certainly does have a higher yield. GMOs are...

It certainly does have a higher yield. GMOs are not monocrops; there are different varieties for different conditions around the world.

Glyphosate is safer than many pesticides and herbicides...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 08-04-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Because the Earth has never had 7 and a half...

Because the Earth has never had 7 and a half billion people to feed before and only a tiny percentage of the population is involved in farming.

This is 45 minutes long, but it's well worth...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 07-09-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Thanks for the suggestion. I am a master gardener...

Thanks for the suggestion. I am a master gardener and learning how pesticides and herbicides work was a big part of the class. I don't just Google and randomly pick scary results; I get my...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 07-27-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Creative asked for examples and I gave her some....

Creative asked for examples and I gave her some. That doesn't mean I avoid all those foods. If you read back to the beginning, you'll see I was skeptical of the original list.
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 07-27-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
http://www.womansday.com/health-fitness/the-11-mos...

http://www.womansday.com/health-fitness/the-11-most-contaminated-foods-123406
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 07-25-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Washing bean sprouts will not remove any...

Washing bean sprouts will not remove any bacteria. I'm bummed about it because fresh sprouts add a nice crunch to Vietnamese soups and salads.
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 10-24-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Well, I think a lot of those statements are...

Well, I think a lot of those statements are overblown, there are a lot of qualifications in those little blurbs, and many the links go to other pages on the same site, so I just don't find it very...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 10-23-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
I think they're first-world problems that I don't...

I think they're first-world problems that I don't spend a lot of time worrying about. Most people in this world would be thrilled to have easy access to these foods and they would be healthier and...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 10-23-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
No, salt isn't absorbed through human skin, like...

No, salt isn't absorbed through human skin, like it is for soft-bodied creatures. You can sit in a layer of salt and it will not kill you.



I knew someone would say that! :wink:
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 10-23-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
That is exactly my point. Yes, that's...

That is exactly my point.



Yes, that's what I'm saying. Farm workers in general are transients with very low wages and no health insurance (they move around depending on what crops are...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 10-22-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,352
Posted By GotGarlic
Correlation does not equal causation. X may be...

Correlation does not equal causation. X may be "linked with" Y, but that doesn't prove that X caused Y. Making a decision because something "seems to make sense" is not based on evidence, so it may...
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