While investigating the facts and fiction of vitamin A hypervitaminosis, I found myself able to confirm with published scientific evidence why one should NEVER eat bear or seal liver. By never I mean never-ever, even if facing starvation somewhere far away from any civilization. Tempting as it is to learn how people discovered this, I … Continue reading Why you should NEVER eat bear or seal liver
For the sake of proper representation – and entertainment! – picture for yourself a … NEEDLE. Yeah, the common, average sewing needle you’ll go buy if you’d need to fix a button that just fell of your favored dress shirt. The thing would perhaps measure just about 3 to 4cm (1 to 1.5inches) in length … Continue reading Gauging a drug size
The story I am about to tell you was triggered by a very famous clinical trial, back in the ‘80s – the ATBC trial. As you very well expect, I had NO IDEA what was going on back at the time. All I knew was that my mom was a heavy smoker.
When I think about vitamin A supplementation I have a flashback to a memory of when I was 12. I was raised by a single mother with some help from her mother, my grandmother, and family. We lived in a modest apartment with only the minimum necessary, but I had a fish tank! That fish … Continue reading Vitamin A – the beginning
“…the moment I realized that if I die tomorrow all I learned will be lost, I started writing it down and I decided to share it…”
“But she was there with him, and that has been my mission: to answer these questions with the best of my knowledge”