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Memories of the 28th Century

Miscellaneous thoughts about miscellaneous matters

  1. Good Nutrition & Better Logic

    by , 08-06-2021 at 05:41 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    I don't generally even think about nutrition, but it came to mind recently as a widely popular marketing scam. And the horrible lunch I had today (chicken with coconut curry) tamped it down. The chicken would have been dandy, it it had simply cooked in its fat and a little added water to make it fill the rice, but there was no fat in the chicken, and it was dry, so it was barely edible. Then I remembered that fat has bee relegated to a low place in current American cookery, and that is very unfortunate, ...
  2. Medicine and Poor Logic

    by , 11-19-2014 at 08:25 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    The matter of the fraud about serum cholesterol causing heart disease came up at Starbucks this morning. It was early enough that we avoided a fight (we agreed). I donít blame any particular people for making any grand conspiracy, and I consider this myth simply a side effect of many people and businesses trying to make more money. I donít begrudge anyone a living, but making money by damaging the health of millions, or even billions, of people is a bit extreme.

    There is no doubt ...

    Updated 11-28-2014 at 05:40 PM by PeterL

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