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"To all the girls [coffee, green tea and booze] I've loved before"

Look, I'm just the messenger here. Someone mentioned Dr. Freedlander's talk about diet and Pca, so I decided to listen to it and summarize his main points for you. No one mentioned taking away your beloved coffee, green tea or alcohol. I have a small expresso machine and love to drink Nespresso coffee laced in with coconut milk; I also drink matcha green tea, as well as other teas. Sorry, I stopped drinking in graduate school, so I can't join you there. I suggest you watch the documentary "What the Health" on Netflix for an entirely different spin on which diet is best for you.

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Well, as a friend of mine once said, he wasn't sure if a "healthy" diet made life longer or just made it seem longer. :)

Many years ago I gave up drinking coffee and switched to tea because I read that tea is protective against cancer. Then, quite a few years after that, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Now, if I feel like drinking coffee that's what I drink and if I feel like drinking tea, that's what I drink. And if I feel like drinking a martini, well, you get the idea.

I understand that some foods are better than others so I try not to eat too much junk food, and my wonderful wife makes sure that I eat a reasonable amount of green vegetables and fish. However I'm a little burned out by seeing one study after another contradicting previous studies. I think it's a LOT easier to do these studies poorly than to do them well.

I recall that my wife's grandfather, a doctor himself, drank a double martini and smoked a cigar every night. Perhaps it killed him. He died of lung cancer - - - at age 93.



Diets have a lot in common with religions.

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Make mine a New York egg cream....(one one to go)

j-o-h-n Tuesday 07/18/2017 6:45 PM EST


change that first one to and

j-o-h-n Tuesday 07/18/2017 6:47 PM EST

(picky picky picky)


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