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Ridiculous claims by nutritionists

On UK television last night was a worrying (For me anyway) program with a reporter asking self styled expert nutritionists their views on eating sensibly (According to dieticians' beliefs)

http://www.radiotimes.com/tv-program...-dirty-secrets

It was explained that not everyone can claim to be a dietician as this requires professional training etc. etc. but after 20 hours study and a fee, one can enroll as a "Nutritionist" and write rubbish on blogs and websites.

I am not talking about people with correctly tested food allergies: but one nutritionist even claimed that milk was not good for you.

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Old 24.08.2016, 14:20
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Re: Ridiculous claims by nutrionists

Every months or so (at least it feels that way) something else can no longer be eaten because it is bad for you.......


Or the other way, remember our alkaline loving "friend"?


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It was explained that not everyone can claim to be a dietician as this requires professional training etc. etc. but after 20 hours study and a fee, one can enroll as a "Nutritionist" and write rubbish on blogs and websites.
Actually, everyone can write write rubbish on blogs and websites. No need to waste 20 hours and pay a fee beforehand.
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Old 24.08.2016, 14:29
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snip... Or the other way, remember our alkaline loving "friend"?
Is that the man that made a million, and was imprisoned in Australia for "inciting people to kill themselves"?

Our stomachs are filled with very strong acid - the strength of a car battery - yet the Alkaline supporters claim we should not eat "Acidic" foods....
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Is that the man that made a million, and was imprisoned in Australia for "inciting people to kill themselves"?

Our stomachs are filled with very strong acid - the strength of a car battery - yet the Alkaline supporters claim we should not eat "Acidic" foods....


Haha no, meant the one here on the forum
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Haha no, meant the one here on the forum
e.g. Allergies n hayfever

or this Sad thing
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but one nutritionist even claimed that milk was not good for you.
There is a lot of "nutritional" info on milk and a lot of it tends to go along the lines of milk is for baby cows and that adult shouldn't be drinking too much of it.

I also agree that humans left to their own devices probably won't be drinking as much milk as seems to be recommended. In fact what is the recommended amount of milk to drink? and what nutritional value is there from milk that can't be obtained somewhere else?

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Those posts are awesomeness
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I don't know how I managed to miss these gems, thank you!
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On UK television last night was a worrying (For me anyway) program with a reporter asking self styled expert nutritionists their views on eating sensibly (According to dieticians' beliefs)

http://www.radiotimes.com/tv-program...-dirty-secrets

It was explained that not everyone can claim to be a dietician as this requires professional training etc. etc. but after 20 hours study and a fee, one can enroll as a "Nutritionist" and write rubbish on blogs and websites.

I am not talking about people with correctly tested food allergies: but one nutritionist even claimed that milk was not good for you.
Well, why would cow's, goat's, sheep's, etc, milk be good for you? They may be good for the offspring of those animals, but why do we think it's good for us? Human milk I could understand. But then we wouldn't raise women to be made pregnant year after year, taking their children away just so the milk would keep flowing now would we?

Btw I like cow's milk.
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Oh my yes, that is the one. Brilliant in one-sided-ness..........
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But then we wouldn't raise women to be made pregnant year after year, taking their children away just so the milk would keep flowing now would we?
You've never watched Jeremy Kyle have you

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Btw I like human milk.
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I'm more like a reverse-nutrionist: for all food that I like, I try to find evidence that it is good for me
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Bull...ehrm pellets,that is!

I actually call the nutritionists 'Ernährungsterroristen', I had to see one of those specimen twice in my life, both times my own research and subsequent ways led to a better result in the end!!

I firmly believe everything is good for you, e.g. for a normal healthy person**, it always depends on the amount of it.

e.g. one or two glasses of wine with dinner as opposite to a bottle or two , rather one slice of bread with butter than 6 with thickly put on artificial spread.

rather one glass of proper fullfat milk with calcium for my bones, than some dishwater milk made with porridge oats..shudder

and the list goes on and on....every trend will find it's followers who'll blindly believe everything without asking any questions or switching on the grey matter...... hello gutfeeling! bonjour common sense!


** of course, there are many medical conditions such as diabetes, coeliac disease and what not, where one has to pay close attention to what passes ones lips.

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Well, why would cow's, goat's, sheep's, etc, milk be good for you? They may be good for the offspring of those animals, but why do we think it's good for us? ...
Why wouldn't it be good for us? It's full of nutrients that we need to live. Of course there are other sources, but so what?

It's only bad for less-evolved humans who still can't digest lactose.

In other news - oxygen can't be good for us, because it's just tree farts.
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I'm more like a reverse-nutrionist: for all food that I like, I try to find evidence that it is good for me
If Cheesies were available here my diet would be mostly complete.
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You've never watched Jeremy Kyle have you



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If Cheesies were available here my diet would be mostly complete.
that's even better. a diet with unavailable products makes you a hipster
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that's even better. a diet with unavailable products makes you a hipster
Not my thing. I am a great many things, "hip" has never appeared on the list, ever. Not even in the '70s and '80s.

My problem is that when I do go on vacation in Canada I eat so many of the damned things that I turn orange and run the risk of exploding. I didn't even really like them as a kid.
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Not my thing. I am a great many things, "hip" has never appeared on the list, ever. Not even in the '70s and '80s.

My problem is that when I do go on vacation in Canada I eat so many of the damned things that I turn orange and run the risk of exploding. I didn't even really like them as a kid.


Want me to bring a bag back next time I go to the Netherlands?
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