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Requesting Review from Medical Experts: Can Glucosamine Help Reduce COVID-19 Mortality?

Update: 7/14/2020: While some here have disputed that nutrition could play a significant role in fighting COVID-19, a new study points to Vitamin D as a key factor. See “Vitamin…

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Word of Wisdom Update: Be Cautious with Green Tea Extract

For some past research, I once obtained some pure green tea extract that was 98% EGCG, the widely touted “catechin” from green tea, epigallocathechin-gallate, and used it in a few…

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Caffeine Update: Prenatal Risks

Many members of the Church interpret the Word of Wisdom’s prohibitions on tea and coffee as a hint that caffeine itself should be treated cautiously. But many feel that drinking…

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Maybe We Should Remember the “Hot” Part of the Prohibition on “Hot Drinks”

Some recent hot news points to the risks of drinking very hot beverages. A new study suggests that drinking piping hot tea regularly can nearly double the risk of esophageal…

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Update on “Healthy” Alcohol Consumption: Massive New Study Reveals the Optimum Daily Dose is ZERO

My previous post discussed the $100 million government study on “moderate” alcohol consumption that the alcohol industry was furtively funding and designing to give favorable results, a study that fortunately…

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The Word of Wisdom is Coming Back into Style: Conspiring Men and the Myth of Healthy Alcohol Consumption

Did you catch the recent reports in the New York Times of a major National Institutes of Health study on the benefits of moderate alcohol consumption? It’s a great story…

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Liberated? As in, Liberated Lungs?

“An Ancient Prejudice Has Been Removed!” and now women can can take off the chains that kept them captive. Liberated at last, now women, too, can enjoy the many benefits…

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Worse Things Could Happen

Worse things could happen than the closing of this little bar in the village of Zhu Jia Zhao, an ancient water town with beautiful canals on the outskirts of Shanghai,…

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Quality, Not Just Quantity: The First Recorded Miracle from Jesus

One of the best parts of the human experience is the marvel of good food. The rich variety of experiences possible with food and beverage, in my view, goes far…

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