In last Saturday’s blog post (“My Goodness! Don’t Take Magnesium With That..) we talked about how most doctors think magnesium’s sole purpose on earth is to clean out someone’s bowels before a colonoscopy.
Rumour has it that instead of mixing these magnesium bowel purgers with Kool-Aid some patients have been known to use VODKA:
“I pondered what would happen,” writes humourist Dave Barry, “if you got yourself too tipsy to make it to the bathroom, so you were staggering around in full Fire Hose Mode. You would have no choice but to burn your house.”
You can read the funny article — “A Journey Into my Colon – and Yours.”
In other news…
Science Daily published some breaking research about salmonella: “UK scientists have shown what the food poisoning bug Salmonella feeds on to survive as it causes infection: glucose.” Sadly they are using the discovery to formulate new vaccines instead of making some common sense dietary recommendations (like eat less sugar).
Last thing for today…
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