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For this relief. . .

Postby HBS Guy » 06 Nov 2019, 14:02

Tarlee
Nestled among fields fat with wheat
Thy mighty silos ready to receive
The golden harvest.
Pit stop on the way to the wineries
of the Clare Valley

I had a pee
in Tarlee

. . .much thanks
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Re: For this relief. . .

Postby HBS Guy » 08 Nov 2019, 21:29

I did a poo
in Crystal Broo
k

Doesn’t really work, does it? Was a good poo tho.
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Postby HBS Guy » 09 Nov 2019, 09:37

Well, was a policeman at the door earlier. Apparently there was a breakin at the school across the street from us in the last 2 days. Had to tell him we were in Clare/Lower north last 3 days. Would have liked to help.

We went to Burra after leaving the caravan park, some nice antique shops there. In one I found a nice book on echidnas, bought that for great niece Milly. You may remember—on the trip to Tassie in 2016 we visited the Monotreme House in Beauty Point and Milly actually patted one of the two echidnas there (she also patted two baby Tasmanian Devils being looked after by staff at the wildlife sanctuary, making her unique in patting both echidnas and Devils.) Bought some opal chips for Milly’s mother and some bits and pieces for myself.

Oh yeah—Mum, in typical dementia fashion had forgotten to bring a walking stick. So we bought one in Clare. Walking out the Cheap as Chips the checkout chick said “this comes with it!” It was a USB cable. Bit skeptical but being polite I accepted it. The stick has a button—slide it one way one side of the handle becomes a torch, slide it the other way it flashes a red light and emits a loud noise. Tech comes even to walking sticks! USB cable to recharge the battery!
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Re: For this relief. . .

Postby pinkeye » 09 Nov 2019, 22:47

did you know ..?

that mucking around in dirt which is rich in diversity , which you breathe in , is actually really good for your gut health.?

It seems breathing in the soil particles with which you come in contact with whilst mucking about in the garden, substantially improves the health of your gastric system.

I can attest to that.

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Postby HBS Guy » 10 Nov 2019, 10:13

Yes, I did know. Been doing lots of mucking around in Tassie dirt and that won’t stop until I do.
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Postby HBS Guy » 11 Nov 2019, 18:08

Seems cods and Booby LOVED my bit of doggerel and want me to write some about them:

Booby

There was a pansy from Melbourne
Cheap pinot noir he would drink by the gallourne
Wanted to find a real man
Tried Dubyne for a while, swallowing
his ice age crap.
Now he is sad.


Cods
A cold and evil bitch
Eternally whinging whinging whinging
Yet does the very thing she whinges about.
Avoided by all except the friendless
like Agnes
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Re: For this relief. . .

Postby pinkeye » 11 Nov 2019, 22:07

pinkeye wrote:
mucking around in dirt
makes Monk really happy
rich in diversity
it makes his gut
really crappy



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Postby HBS Guy » 12 Nov 2019, 07:55

Mum’s walking stick also has a radio built into the upper part of the stick :rofl :rofl :rofl
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Postby HBS Guy » 12 Nov 2019, 08:04

Some make fermented “drinks” for their probiotic bacterial content, to improve their intestinal flora. Of course, the bacteria die in the pool of hydrochloric acid that is the stomach. Real way to nourish intestinal flora—eating food with fibre, especially wholemeal bread.

And rooting around in the garden.

Looking forward to doing one soil test: will take a wide shallow carboard box with me, remove some mulch and dig out a spadeful of soil, spread that in the box and count the soil critters.

April this year saw a few earthworms. October this year saw some extremely FAT earthworms, some beetles, slaters and a ground spider. Wonder what I will find in January with regular watering of trees and heavy mulching? LOTS!

Will mark out areas to be rotary hoed in April and spread thickly with gypsum, then in Sep to be spread with compost and mulch incl woodsy mulch, hardwood chips to encourage fungi.
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Postby DonDeeHippy » 12 Nov 2019, 12:12

http://americannutritionassociation.org ... probiotics

Exposure to heat, moisture, and oxygen can all negatively affect survival of probiotics in a product, so the expiration date is especially important to consider when buying products. Some products have an enteric coating, because certain probiotic bacteria need protection in order to survive exposure to gastric fluid. In general, Lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium, and Streptococcus species do not need enteric coating as they can survive passage through the stomach. However, L. bulgaricus and S. thermophilus, as well as Leuconostoc and Lactococcus species, cannot survive passage through the stomach. These bacteria are commonly found in yogurt because they are used as starters for dairy products. However, they do not colonize the intestinal tract; so they are likely to have little effect as probiotics

You Can't Always Get what you Want
On testing, ConsumerLab.com found that 8 of the products contained less than 1% of the claimed number of live bacteria or of the expected minimum of 1 billion. In fact, six products had only a few thousand live bacteria. Interestingly, products that did not claim a specific number of live bacteria at the time of use were much more likely to have been low, while 7 of the 8 products that gave expected numbers at the time of use (not limited to the time of manufacture) met these counts. It is quite likely that products that were low in bacteria may not work

Yes I've thought about pro biotics being killed by acid, it seams some things work and some don't :). Just like most of these health snake oil charms.... :purple
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Re: For this relief. . .

Postby HBS Guy » 12 Nov 2019, 13:34

Yeah, dietary claims need to be taken with a grain of, errrr, salt.
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Re: For this relief. . .

Postby pinkeye » 12 Nov 2019, 23:28

I have used one lot of pro-biotics.. as recommended by the local pharmacist assistant. Didn't notice a real improvement.
Waste of money IMHO. Better to eat the foods that suit your gut. You have to GO with YOUR GUT.,.!! :bgrin

I don't think yoghurt helps me at all. Why do I know that..? Because I haven't eaten it for decades. Likewise, a limited 'other' dairy intake. Doesn't suit me at all. Haven't had an ice cream in decades. Honestly.. I remember ice cream, and sometimes I look at all the offerings, but I never buy any.

I do still enjoy some aged cheese.. um and I use UHT milk. It tastes good. The +1% Calcium from ..But I only use it for my cups of tea, and occasionally, depending on the weather, some porridge or breakfast cereal.


I had terrible tummy issues for years, until I realised I wasn't getting enough salt. ~ :roll True.


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Re: For this relief. . .

Postby HBS Guy » 13 Nov 2019, 02:05

Yoghurt a nice brekkie on a hot day. . .like nearly all cheese except strong blue cheeses.
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Re: For this relief. . .

Postby HBS Guy » 13 Nov 2019, 14:07

Bit more doggerel:

Yum Cha

Yum Cha
BBBBUUUUUUURRRRRRRPPPPPPPPP!!!!
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