Also found that microRNA unabundant rice, was enriched in the blood of Chinese people Makes us rethink the artic apple as perhaps that can occur - Researchers suggest that they can maybe make microRNA help fight HIV, Cancer or other diseases by using it to deliver remedies - In the Zhang paper there were many discrepancies o The microRNA’s coming from plants varied very much from person to person o Other people tried to replicate the study but it just lead to more noise Could be due to the testing equipment not being clean which lead to contamination o The diet that the Zhang paper spoke about would be equivalent to a human eating 33kg of rice/day - These interfering RNA’s are in every food that we eat Regular apples, meat, food, bacteria that we swallow etc.. Lecture Recording 3 - COVID-19 o Jim Baker pushes colloidal silver Absolute nonsense FDA coming down hard on such people that promote ridiculous cures o Insert cotton soaked in oil of violet in anus Suggested by Iranian preacher o In India they suggested a homeopathic treatment - Homeopathic Treatment o Diluted to such an extend where they contain nothing o At 12c (taking out one drop and diluting it with 99 other and doing this x 12) there ins t a single molecule of the original left Just left with water o After that they take the water that contains nothing and is soaked in a sugar tablet/lactose tablet Some of them are absurd beyond words like a homeopathic X-ray o All you’re getting is a placebo Affective for arthritis, aches and pains but not for a virus - Relationship Between Food & Health o Food is in fact a large deconstructing machine and a reconstructing machine Take the components of food break them down and then reassemble them into the nutrients that we need o Human body is the most complex machine on the face of the earth 102
TOMAZOS WINTER 2020 CHEM 181 - Dairy: o Not as black/white as we think o A lot of ads promoting milk by the milk industry o Major study came out associating drinking milk with breast cancer Involved 55,000 women between 55-65 filled out questionnaire about diet Difficulty is that people don’t fill out diet questionnaire correctly, write based on what they should have eaten instead of what they should eat Find this association Never proves cause & effect only allows one to research it further They were 7-day Adventists, didn’t drink alcohol and were not obese Dietitians tried to poke holes in this study as they are heavily funded by the dairy industry. o Other studies found that there was actually negative correlations between milk and breast cancer o Never evidence for claim that we have to drink 3 glasses of milk per day o Relative risk Used to make it appear as if milk is more dangerous Lottery ticket: If you buy one your chances are very small , however if you buy a second you’ve increased your chances by 100% despite still being very small o We should be asking what is the absolute risk Take pop of 55-65 year old women, what is the chance that they will have breast cancer? Statistically 2-3% of
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