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Forum: Dental   08-28-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By gentlemango
Pasta in broth is a good idea. He hates egg,...

Pasta in broth is a good idea. He hates egg, dairy except ice cream, rice, potatoes, smoothies. Sigh. He's challenging. It wears me down.
Forum: Dental   08-28-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By gentlemango
He is a carb aholic. Refuses all soups and all...

He is a carb aholic. Refuses all soups and all meat. He is SERIOUSLY picky. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Dental   08-26-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By gentlemango
How do you get your children to follow the tooth...

How do you get your children to follow the tooth decay protocol? My son (7) has dark spots on his molars. He accepts xylitol mint candy but won't take CLO or butter oil. He gags and cries at the...
Forum: Dental   08-26-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By gentlemango
sorry, double post

sorry, double post
Forum: Dental   08-26-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By gentlemango
Ceramic fillings are $2000 each, aren't they?...

Ceramic fillings are $2000 each, aren't they? That isn't even remotely possible.
Forum: Dental   08-24-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By gentlemango
Hi there, I have a mouth full of amalgam....

Hi there,

I have a mouth full of amalgam. Is there a way of preventing or at least mitigating the amount of metal that will be passed along to my unborn baby? I just read in another thread that...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-27-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By gentlemango
I've never tried processed meats, never occurred...

I've never tried processed meats, never occurred to me! My ds is all about bread and noodles, bread and noodles.
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-27-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By gentlemango
My ds has texture issues & some other sid signs....

My ds has texture issues & some other sid signs. He gags when he tries to eat eggs, meat, or fish. Chewy food is no good & soft food is no good (gags on yogurt or soup).

All he eats is noodles....
Forum: Vaccinations   11-18-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,750
Posted By gentlemango
That's what I meant by the leukemia study being...

That's what I meant by the leukemia study being significant. It's a well conducted, peer reviewed study that does in fact show that vaccinated kids are more protected from shingles than kids who got...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-18-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,750
Posted By gentlemango
Again, that's why the leukemia study is helpful....

Again, that's why the leukemia study is helpful. Among a group of children who *are* susceptible to developing shingles, the vaxxed children were very significantly less likely to get shingles than...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-13-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,750
Posted By gentlemango
It's not life immunity. You need constant re...

It's not life immunity. You need constant re exposure to circulating chicken pox virus to keep up your immunity (it's like getting a natural booster every time you're around a kid who's contagious...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-12-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,683
Posted By gentlemango
We shouldn't spend the money but this is the one...

We shouldn't spend the money but this is the one time of the year I buy a pasture raised turkey for $3/lb because we make stock out of the bones to freeze and use the whole winter long. The nutrient...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-11-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,750
Posted By gentlemango
Cite? I haven't seen any evidence that children...

Cite? I haven't seen any evidence that children in the last 10 years account for any more of the 5% of shingles cases that they always have.
Forum: Vaccinations   11-11-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,750
Posted By gentlemango
(double post, sorry)

(double post, sorry)
Forum: Vaccinations   11-11-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,750
Posted By gentlemango
Yeah, it did. The delivery system of the vax...

Yeah, it did. The delivery system of the vax seems to do a better job of keeping shingles at bay than natural immunity but the reason everyone doesn't get shingles is because your immune system...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-11-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,750
Posted By gentlemango
That's why the study published in the NEJM done...

That's why the study published in the NEJM done on children with leukemia is significant. Leukemia patients do get shingles because their immune systems are compromised, creating a hospitable...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-11-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,750
Posted By gentlemango
Well . . . okay. These are peer-reviewed studies...

Well . . . okay. These are peer-reviewed studies published in the most academically rigorous medical journals in the world. You can examine the methodology and data for yourself and draw your own...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-11-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,750
Posted By gentlemango
I know it is difficult to accept, but that is...

I know it is difficult to accept, but that is what the peer-reviewed scientific data so far indicates. Children who get the varicella vax are less likely to get shingles than children who get the...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-11-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,750
Posted By gentlemango
Yes, that is what I am saying. Children who...

Yes, that is what I am saying. Children who received the chicken pox vax were less likely to get shingles later on than children who received natural immunity via the chicken pox disease.

Zoster...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-11-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,750
Posted By gentlemango
If you don't. The vaccine protects against...

If you don't. The vaccine protects against shingles but the disease does not.

Otoh the Chicken pox vax is causing a shingles epidemic because if you got the pox naturally, like all senior...
Forum: Women's Health   11-11-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,886
Posted By gentlemango
Can you give Floradix to toddlers? That's the...

Can you give Floradix to toddlers? That's the only thing that works to raise my levels. I lived on the stuff when I was v*gan.
Forum: Dental   11-11-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,052
Posted By gentlemango
I heard that composite are toxic too and ceramic...

I heard that composite are toxic too and ceramic supposedly don't last very long. Subbing to see what others say about this.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-11-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,310
Posted By gentlemango
It's a sacrifice. Even $4/lb for bulk meat is A...

It's a sacrifice. Even $4/lb for bulk meat is A LOT more expensive than the meals we ate when we were v*gan. I had to revamp our budget and combine our medical part w/ our food part because this has...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-11-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By gentlemango
I agree w/ the pp. We were vegans for years &...

I agree w/ the pp. We were vegans for years & our families practically stood up and cheered when we told them we started eating sustainable animal products again.

Then they proceeded to serve...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-08-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 15,355
Posted By gentlemango
If they are so dilute, how can they work? ...

If they are so dilute, how can they work?
After each dilution the mixture is vigorously agitated in a machine that delivers a calibrated amount of shaking. This is called succussion. It is thought...
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