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Old 12-21-12, 01:34 PM   #1
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Raspberry Extract - Again

Not asking a question this time. I've got the answer and decided not to use it or waste my time on the Dr Oz Show.

But, I thought folks might be interested that an online medical service, Medscape, had a recent article in it debunking both the extract and his credibility on the recommendation.
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Old 12-23-12, 09:23 AM   #2
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Not asking a question this time. I've got the answer and decided not to use it or waste my time on the Dr Oz Show.

But, I thought folks might be interested that an online medical service, Medscape, had a recent article in it debunking both the extract and his credibility on the recommendation.
I'd like to read the article out of curiosity. You have a link?
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I'd like to read the article out of curiosity. You have a link?
http://www.medscape.com/resource/obesity
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I've heard a lot about gooseberry extract. It breaks what is right with you.
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I've heard a lot about gooseberry extract. It breaks what is right with you.
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One summer I was a ranger in the High Sierras. We made the most wonderful jelly out of wild elderberries, and the most gosh-awful tasting stuff out of gooseberries. (Now, I expect responses from all the cooks out there describing their wonderful results with gooseberries - but you couldn't prove it by me).

Here is the cabin where we stayed (no electricity) - 25 miles from the nearest town, 4 miles by 4x4 to the lookout tower. I was about 25-26yo. We found the elderberries on a road on the way there.


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I rank gooseberries together with rhubarb. Both put on this earth for no good reason, no matter how much sugar and ice cream is added...
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I rank gooseberries together with rhubarb. Both put on this earth for no good reason, no matter how much sugar and ice cream is added...
Gooseberry bushes do make good hedgerow plants for keeping people off your property.
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Gooseberry bushes do make good hedgerow plants for keeping people off your property.
When I was a kid (1940's), my father - in the summers - was the director of "Blister Rust Control" Camps in Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks where college kids and others would spend the summer finding and eradicating the gooseberry plant, which was the "Host" plant for "Blister Rust" which killed white pine trees. Without the gooseberry plant, no trees died because the blister rust had to return to the host plant or something like that. (I don't understand it, either). In any event, they scoured the forest, cliffs, ledges and otherwise for the plant and dug it up to die. It made a great summer for a kid and his siblings, living in tent houses, our small trailer and mouse strewn houses, fishing, exploring the forest, sometimes near a recreation camp with a swimming pool.

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