Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Reading the Reader's Digest

Last night I was reading some pretty interesting stuff in the Reader's Digest. Surprising as I usually find things in Reader's Digest pretty boring. I can't put my finger on the exact reason, but when you've got to put in gimmicks in the book like "laughter is the best medicine" so people will get some funnies while reading, something is kind of wrong with the content. I'll just share some excerpts from this months edition that I found interesting.

Antioxidants in pill form don't work or actually may be harmful!

Apparently all those vitamin tablets that ring in billions of dollars in sales such as vitamin C, E and what not don't do anything to help the body and may even be harmful. Antioxidants are meant to neutralize something called free radicals which are produced in a body's chemical reaction. These radicals are linked to a lot of diseases like Alzheimer's, stroke, cancer, etc.

The funny thing is that the pills work fine in the test tube, but not in the human body. There is good news though! The good news is that natural antioxidants such as vegetables and fruits still work as advertised and effectively neutralize free radicals.

Mainly for the guys and girls who are trying to get pregnant and think guys are the problems.

Exercising regularly helps with sperm quality ....big surprise right? Although, apparently wearing tight pants when going to gym lowers testosterone count. I knew it!!! I mean it's just wrong for guys to wear tight pants to any sports....including speedos. There is a reasoning for that now.

Next...spending hours on a bicycle seat may cause impotence. That's it. I'm never gonna ride a bicycle again.

Of course, take all this information with a grain of salt.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

hahaha..farneee....sure u not gonna ride a bike ever again?