Nov 292014
 

Glass of MilkSo I was browsing the web and I came across an article discussing a “relationship” between drinking cow’s milk and MS. This whole study sounds like it was funded by vegans/vegetarians. On a plus side your eating of cheese, butter, and yogurt is fine.

On a personal note I probably drink 32 ounces (.95 liters) of 2% milk most mornings. In fact if we had whole milk I would choose that, but Eriksgirl picks up the milk. 😉 I do not see any adverse affects from my milk drinking and find it to be a quick tasty breakfast.

When I get called in by a market research group it is usually to talk about MS in some specific context, but a few weeks ago I was called in to discuss our family’s milk purchasing habits. It reality though the study was about a drink I deemed it like Yoo-hoo which isn’t 100% milk but they said is better than milk and taste just like it. I told them to put Yoo-hoo on my cereal it would need to be significantly cheaper because I am too used to regular milk. Then a couple days after the study Eriksgirl points me to a story about Coke going into the “dairy” business, but their “Milk” will cost twice as much. I am not a fan of skim milk but I am sure I will probably give it a try for fun. Maybe Coke can make their Milk beverage MS friendly. 🙂

Nov 202014
 
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Lyme spirochetes

For those who have been infected with Lyme we all owe a debt of gratitude to Willy Burgdorfer. His discovery of the spirochete in ticks paved the way for a cause of Lyme and for treatments.

I was talking with Eriksgirl and I was unsure if I would want my name to be associated with a bacteria/pathogen as an honer. She said at least it was not ebola and I was thinking at least it is not Lou Gehrig’s disease. 🙁