The Flu Is Horrible This Year. Here's the Only Industry That's Happy About It

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The Flu Is Horrible This Year. Here's the Only Industry That's Happy About It

Post Number:#1  Post by ofonorow » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:37 am

https://www.inc.com/bill-murphy-jr/the-flu-is-horrible-this-year-thank-god-say-people-in-this-1-industry.html

We're not exactly happy, and we know that the real key is Vitamin D - as in a reptile UV/B lamp... So far, so good for me and my wife.

We'd be most interested in the study of how many people had the flu shots - and then got the flu. Was there any protection?


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Re: The Flu Is Horrible This Year. Here's the Only Industry That's Happy About It

Post Number:#2  Post by zarfas » Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:54 pm

drink oj?
no, thanks

Quick, name the most healthy drink your nearest store has to offer. You said orange juice, didn't you? It's what everybody makes you drink when you get sick. Hell, that s##t must be like medicine or something. And the labels are always about health benefits -- the cartons scream "100 percent natural!", "Not from concentrate!" and "No added sugar!"
Ever wonder why every carton of natural, healthy, 100 percent, not-from-concentrate orange juice manages to taste exactly the same, yet ever so slightly different depending on the brand, despite containing no additives or preservatives whatsoever?

The process indeed starts with the oranges being squeezed, but that's the first and last normal step in the process. The juice is then immediately sealed in giant holding tanks and all the oxygen is removed. That allows the liquid to keep without spoiling for up to a year. That's why they can distribute it year-round, even when oranges aren't in season.
There is just one downside to the process (from the manufacturers' point of view, that is) -- it removes all the taste from the liquid. So, now they're stuck with vats of extremely vintage watery fruit muck that tastes of paper and little else. What's a poor giant beverage company to do? Why, they re-flavor that s##t with a carefully constructed mix of chemicals called a flavor pack, which are manufactured by the same fragrance companies that formulate CK One and other perfumes. Then they bottle the orange scented paper water and sell it to you.

And, thanks to a loophole in regulations, they often don't even bother mentioning the flavor pack chemicals in the list of ingredients. Hear that low moan from the kitchen? That's the Minute Maid you bought yesterday. It knows you know.
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Re: The Flu Is Horrible This Year. Here's the Only Industry That's Happy About It

Post Number:#3  Post by confused1 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:56 pm

I've read this too zarfas, and wouldn't touch that stuff. Does anyone know of any juice companies that don't use this process? I've read many benefits of pomegranate juice and tart cherry juice but fresh squeezed is a few years off until my orchard gets going. And I'll never be able grow oranges in my zone, although I'm thinking about building a solarium and trying indoor tangerines when I get my finances back in order. Check these out! https://goo.gl/images/Udqe1M

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Post Number:#4  Post by zarfas » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:49 pm

confused1 wrote:I've read this too zarfas, and wouldn't touch that stuff.


yeah, it is pretty fn gross thinking a large $3 orange juice is any good

can you grow grapefruit?

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Post Number:#5  Post by confused1 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:07 am

zarfas wrote:
confused1 wrote:I've read this too zarfas, and wouldn't touch that stuff.


yeah, it is pretty fn gross thinking a large $3 orange juice is any good

can you grow grapefruit?
Not unless I can do it indoors; I'm in Ohio. I did receive an encouraging reply to an email I sent to the R.W. Knudsen juice company inquiring about their processing methods. They assured me they do not use the above process and do not add flavorings back in unless it says, "Other added ingredients" on the label, such as in fruit cocktails. I hope it's ok to mention their name, Owen. If not please delete.


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