[–] ArsCortica 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

however the researchers have urged caution because so far their compound has only been tried on collections of cells in a laboratory

My primary issue with this. As the article itself notes, drugs or other means of therapy that are meant to fight Alzheimer often work wonderfully while in the sterile conditions of a laboratory, but quite less so when applied to an actual living, thinking being.

[–] derram 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

https://archive.fo/BSH2D :

UV: Alzheimer's gene neutralised in human brain cells for the first time

'In human neurons, misshapen apoE4 protein cannot function properly and is broken down into disease-causing fragments in the cells. '

'Having one copy of the apoE4 gene more than doubles a person’s likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease, whereas having two copies increases the risk 12-fold. '

'A team in California successfully identified the protein associated with the high-risk apoE4 gene and then managed to prevent it damaging human neuron cells. '

'Scientists have claimed an important breakthrough in the battle against Alzheimer’s after neutralising the most significant gene responsible for the disease for the first time. '

'This results in several of the problems commonly found in Alzheimer’s disease, which affects 7.1 per cent of Britons above the age of 65, including the accumulation of protein tau and amyloid peptides. '


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[–] SHIVASHIVASHIVA 3 points -1 points (+2|-3) ago 

Most all ‘alzheimers ‘ is directly related to iodine deficiency, if you are concerned, as 100% of Americans are deficient of iodine, you can eat a nearly 100% iodine rich seafood diet, or supplement with 50mg iodine tablets!

[–] neogag 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Talk about a kneejerk, full retard reaction to subclinical iodine deficiency being somewhat common.

[–] A_M_Swallow 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Someone will have to explain why apoE4 protein affects old people but not young people. Genetic problems are normally visible at birth.

[–] fucc 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

the reason is that the protein builds up over time. normally, protein aggregates are cleared fairly quickly through various biological systems. as humans get older, these systems gradually decrease in efficiency. eventually there is a tipping point where these protein aggregates cannot be cleared faster than they build up.

lipofuscin is another well studied example of "waste product buildup". It's not that amyloid proteins in alzheimer's aren't present in young people and suddenly appear when you are old, but rather that the proteins take a while to build up enough to actually cause a decrease in mental functioning.

[–] Phierce_Phlegaton 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

What about early onset alzheimers?

[–] littul_kitton 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

There are obviously a lot of hormonal changes that have to occur before the apoE4 version of the gene can cause problems.

Genetic problems are normally visible at birth.

Many do not become apparent until much later, especially brain diseases. Examples are heritable types of schizophrenia, Tay-Sachs disease, and Huntington's disease. The latter two are fatal but do not kill until age 30+.

[–] modsrcuntz 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

how long before the first "mysterious death" relating to this medical breakthrough (then shoved under the rug untranslated to medical practice).

[–] dellcos 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

This is not possible. You can't isolate a gene and stop degenerative brain disease. You can stop eating McDonald's and stop it though.

[–] maccydonal4747 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

good advertising post

[–] thantik 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

/v/science - Where like 2% of the people know wtf they're talking about, and the rest are voat retards spouting about aliens, and miracle foods. God damn this fucking site needs some cleanup...

[–] 22trilionAsecond 2 points 0 points (+2|-2) ago 

Remove meat and sweats from your diet and you wont get Alzheimer's

[–] dellcos 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Wrong. Your entire brain and every cell in your body is CONSTITUTED of fat. Your body is MADE OF FAT AND PROTEIN. This user is a moron that spouts correlative nonsense all day long.

He doesn't know a lick of biochemistry or how the body actually works. He will NEVER NEVER NEVER explain the how and why. He just points out correlation after correlation.

Any amount of studying in biochemistry will reveal that saturated fats are the most important thing you eat every day. These fats come from animal products.

Cut out the steak and move towards offal and other more nutrient dense and fattier meats.

He basically uses the fact that people eat the wrong meats and low quality meats to indict all meats. He's a moron.

[–] 22trilionAsecond 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

fat and protein is the building blocks crabs are the flue

aim for 80% carbs 10% fat and 10% protein

no more than 3% refine sugars

no more than 5% saturated fat. Avocados, coconut flesh, peanut butter, almonds, Olive oil, flaxseed. I have had peanut butter every day for 2 years. I have been having too much saturated fat.

If nutrient dense food is what you are after nothing beats fruits.

99% of meat is factory farmed. most people eat terrible quality meat. Processed meat can mean any thing from cured salted or cooked. processed meat is not raw meat.

Eating no meat is a better than eating some.

Prove me wrong


all meat contains arachidonic acid, Arachidonic acid may trigger brain inflammation. They causes depression

heterocyclic amines are potentially carcinogenic 2

IGF-1 is a natural human growth hormone that assists the body’s transition from childhood into healthy adulthood. Once the body completes this natural growth period, high levels of IGF-1 are no longer necessary and over-production may become detrimental to health. 1 , 2 , 3

endotoxins a toxin present inside a bacterial cell that is released when it disintegrates. The endotoxemia (bacterial toxins in the bloodstream) that follows a meal of animal products and results in inflammation and stiffened arteries 1 , 2 , 3 , 4

Neu5gc, N-Glycolylneuraminic acid (Neu5Gc) is a sialic acid molecule found in most non-human mammals. Humans cannot synthesize Neu5Gc because the human gene CMAH is irreversibly mutated, though it is found in apes. When Neu5Gc is incorporated into human tissues, the immune system recognizes it as a foreign threat. 1 , 2 It also causes inflammation 1 , 2

Animal hormones - mostly in dairy products - even if you don't eat or drink dairy animal ag will still get you. Animal waste may contribute an estimated 90% of total estrogens in the environment. Five gallons of runoff water contaminated with chicken manure may contain a birth control pill’s worth of estrogen. Some studies on how this effects us. 1 Dairy intake and semen quality processed meat intake was associated with lower total sperm count. dairy food and semen quality and reproductive hormone levels among physically active young men. . In the average human diet milk and dairy products, account for 60-70% of the estrogens consumed. steroid hormones in food health impact of animal oestrogens in food.. bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) pollutants in the United States milk supply.

heme iron. The human body naturally regulates iron absorption from plant-based sources, thus preventing iron overload. Heme iron from animal foods, however, is readily absorbed and not well regulated by the body. Once ingested and absorbed, the body has no mechanism to remove excess iron. too much of it can induce oxidative stress (inflammation) and DNA damage due to the iron-associated production of a dangerous free radical called hydroxyl (-OH ). A whole food plant-based diet may naturally control iron in the body. Phytates found in plants are a powerful natural inhibitor of the iron-associated production of hydroxyl free radicals. Dietary phytates found in plant foods (particularly beans, legumes and whole grains) appear to inactivate iron in a process called iron chelation.

acid tryptophan, more inflamation 1 , 2

high levels of toxic heavy metals. sea food having the highest levels. Like titanium dioxide which is known to cause colon cancer.

Too much saturated fat is like to low semen quality 1

meat also has a lot of trans-fats and cholesterol. we don't need to eat cholesterol

meat has no fibre. This is important because you are food of shit.


what is the right type of meat ?

What can I gain from eating meat that I cant get from plants ?

Why do you eat animal products ?

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