Stories. Alzheimer's: Diet 'can stop brain shrinking' 29 December 2011Last updated at 05:12 By Helen Briggs Health editor, BBC News website Diet affected tests of memory and thinking skills A diet rich in vitamins and fish may protect the brain from ageing while junk food has the opposite effect, research suggests.
Elderly people with high blood levels of vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids had less brain shrinkage and better mental performance, a Neurology study found. Trans fats found in fast foods were linked to lower scores in tests and more shrinkage typical of Alzheimer's. A UK medical charity has called for more work into diet and dementia risk.
The best current advice is to eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruit and vegetables, not smoke, take regular exercise and keep blood pressure and cholesterol in check, said Alzheimer's Research UK. Continue reading the main story “Start Quote There is a clear need for conclusive evidence about the effect of diet on our risk of Alzheimer's, which can only come from large-scale, long-term studies” The Disaffected Individual in the Process of Psychic and Collective Disindividuation. This text is an extract from the third chapter of Mécréance et Discrédit: Tome 2. Les sociétés incontrôlables d'individus désaffectés (Paris: Editions Galilée, 2006), published as a working paper for the Ars Industrialis seminar, “Suffering and consumption,” 25 February 2006, translated by Patrick Crogan and Daniel Ross, August 2006.
“One is not serious when one is seventeen.” Rimbaud “Whoever wants to hang his dog pretends that he's angry.” The political economy of spiritual value is that of the libidinal economy—where value is in general only worth something for one who desires it. But in the hyperindustrial political economy, value must be completely calculable; to become valueless—such is its nihilism. The scene of this devalorizing devaluation is not simply the market: it's the hypermarket, emblem of the hyperindustrial epoch, where markets, managed “ ” by barcodes and by purchasers endowed with credit and debit cards, become commensurable. “We all had to die.” Trenējam pelēkās šūniņas. Reforming education: The great schools revolution. Vispirms kā traģēdija, pēc tam kā farss. This is why I don't give you a job - Andor Jakab. I could hire 12 people with €760 net salary, but I don't.
I'll tell you why. You could work for my service provider company in a nice office. It's not telemarketing, it's not a scam. You would do serious work that requires high skills, 8 hours a day, weekdays only. I would employ you legally, I would pay your taxes and social security. I wouldn't hire a woman. This is why I don't give you a job. I can't believe how pro-government interventionist the views are here.
Sure the guy's rant was over the top, but isn't this Economics 101? Arn't all the added costs the government puts on hiring workers perfectly reflected in the supply demand curve resolution? You might not hear about it all that much because it isn't cool to blog about it, but doesn't it make sense that women make less money when, on average, it costs more to hire them? This isn't about right or wrong, it's math.
> Yes, social responsibility is a bitch for the individual businessman. Social responsibility for a business is to provide goods to the public through voluntary exchange while adhering to the non-aggression principle. > But for society as a whole, these things are good. - henrikschroder.