We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
I forgot to link this piece in the NYT earlier this week, concerning what is known about the relationship of diet to cancer. It's a question about which I am frequently asked by patients. There is very little definite knowledge on the subject, despite what we hear periodically on the news. Take all that with a grain of salt, because generally reporters don't understand this sort of information, and they know nothing about statistics and causality. NYT piece here.
Apropos of this subject, my dear oncologist friend Dr. Boyd has just written a book - The Cancer Recovery Plan - on the subject of cancer recovery, inclduing diet, which I commend to you. Check it out here on Amazon.
But remember, dear friends - whatever you eat, however you live, you will die, eventually, from one thing or another. Carpe diem.