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submitted 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

as much of a PSA as this is a meme lol. don’t seek dietary advice from randos on the internet. everyone is different and the advice you see from @[email protected] on !memes can be dangerous and should be taken with a grain of salt (metaphorically, not a dietary recommendation 😜). instead consider one or both of:

a) going to a health professional
b) seeking out and joining a trustworthy community (online or irl) who back themselves with medical research

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[-] sandalbucket 53 points 3 weeks ago

Look, the monks in belgium could survive on beer alone for months at a time, and surely coors lite is not that different. I’ll be fine!

[-] Viking_Hippie 10 points 3 weeks ago

There's Trappist beer and then there's sex in a canoe beer like Coors Lite..

[-] [email protected] 38 points 3 weeks ago

Did you know that kombucha is essentially just tea with a culture of wild yeast and bacteria. These same healthy probiotic cultures can be found in the liquid that collects in bins aka "bin juice". This means you can save a pretty penny by making a large batch of black tea and adding a few teaspoons of bin juice once it's cooled to body temperature. Try bin juice kombucha today!

[-] [email protected] 17 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago)

As someone who tried and failed to make sauerkraut recently and therefore went deep down the fermentation rabbit hole, this is pretty damn hilarious.

Getting the exact right parameters (salinity, PH, temperature, etc) to encourage the exact strains of bacteria that you want is actually harder than it sounds.

Or it could be that I'm dumb, that's also a distinct possibility.

[-] [email protected] 9 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago)

I do fermented hot sauces regularly. I don't know if it is me specifically but when I was trying to follow recipes they'd mold every time. Once I stopped following directions and started eyeballing everything I got better ferments. As much science as there is to fermenting at the end of the day humans have been throwing random shit in jars and calling it good for generations, and it can be just as much a 'by the feels' kind of thing

[-] [email protected] 24 points 3 weeks ago

I cannot believe @[email protected] would lie to me

[-] [email protected] 24 points 3 weeks ago
[-] [email protected] 2 points 3 weeks ago

redditor brain gets to people and they start encouraging each other to do dangerous shit like extended fasting diets without consulting their dr.

[-] LordOfLocksley 21 points 3 weeks ago

Eat a gram of Uranium, it contains 20 billion calories and will feed you for the rest of your life

[-] TotallynotJessica 2 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago)

Would this lead to rapid inflation? Asking for a hypothetical friend with an inflation kink.

[-] [email protected] 18 points 3 weeks ago

eat the rich

[-] [email protected] 11 points 3 weeks ago

Do not take dietary advice from randos on the internet, yes, but also unless it's in relation to a medical condition or you are talking to a professional nutritionist don't take dietary advice from your doctor either. Med school teaches basically nothing about nutrition, and it's pretty sad how often you can figure out when a doctor went to med school by which fad diet they recommend.

[-] VaultBoyNewVegas 9 points 3 weeks ago

Yup. I've ulcerative colitis and every fucking time I've mentioned it I inevitably get people trying to give me "advice" despite me making it clear that I don't want or need it. Fuck, I even had one asshole tell me not to fucking take medical advice and go on a medication which I have done and it's fucking got rid of my flare up that I've had since January.

I've had someone tell me that I shouldn't have dairy because their wife has UC and she can't have dairy, I have an IBD nurse that I can contact for advice and she has told me that dairy is potentially ok and I've been having dairy since I've been out of hospital for 3 weeks and it's done nothing to me. I've had people tell me to eat healthier yet when having a flare up I can't have fibre, onions, garlic, vegetables in general (unless they're mush like) anything with seeds in it, potato skins, red meat and food high in fat. basically I'm restricted to white meat, rice and potatoes (without skin so like mash) and white breads. The only people I listen to to deal with my chronic illness is my consultant and my nurse, everyone else can fuck off.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 3 weeks ago

fuck man, this is even more of an extreme example than even i imagined. sorry the internet is such a smarmy know it all but glad you have it more or less figured out ! <3

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 weeks ago

I have a similar issue as somebody with a case of dysphagia worsened by certain foods, which happen to be 90% of what you're supposed to eat to be healthy (suspected to be a combination of eosinophilic esophagitis and another unknown condition.)
The amount of times on various social media platforms I've been told to "suck it up and just eat them anyway" as if my condition isn't real and that won't cause me to choke to death is absurd.

[-] taiyang 8 points 3 weeks ago

Cool cool, but this game I've been playing had me gather Drywall from a mining site for a culinary themed questlime... twice. Yum!

So take it from me, rando Internet person: mix drywall with all your soups for extra flavor and nutrients!

[-] [email protected] 2 points 3 weeks ago

it's an excellent thickening agent and provides lots of fibre!

[-] [email protected] 8 points 3 weeks ago
  • On the internet: nutritionist with the NHS
  • also on the internet: trust me bro you're deficient in everything, buy my supplements (this advice is for entertainment purposes only, I am not a doctor and didn't go to school.)
[-] [email protected] 7 points 3 weeks ago

I wouldn't be too comfy with b) either, as it sounds like a complete unicorn. At best, it's hard to know the "quality" of that backing and even then there are ethical and legal liabilities.

[-] [email protected] 1 points 3 weeks ago

Absolutely agree. I just recognize that some individuals don’t have the financial capacity to afford such healthcare (boo for-profit medicine), so in some cases b) can be successful. But yes, don’t be comfy, a medical professional is always going to be the best option.

[-] flicker 5 points 3 weeks ago

I grew up with the internet, so I've always been aware that it's a lying pain in the ass.

And I submit for evidence the guy on keto reddit who insists that all your problems can be solved by drinking your own pee.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago)

Few today speak of the legends of old, but many moons ago, denizens of the internet, vastly engrossed in its esoteric knowledge, were said to be able to subsist in a euphoric state, consuming only the fermented gases of a mysterious substance known only as jyenk-uyhm!

Alas, the recipe to this mysterious ambrosia was lost sometime ago, when their sect was obliterated by the cult of the pranic sun drinkers, who claimed to know a more true and more divine manner of being and worldly subsistence.

These days not even the sun drinkers are well known, amidst the carnivorous reign of the Liver King.

May we all remain resolute in these dietarily blasphemous times.

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 weeks ago

Did you just tell me to not take advice from bonerfart at lemmypiss?

[-] [email protected] 3 points 3 weeks ago

Go ahead, eat the Lemmy upvote beans

[-] [email protected] 2 points 3 weeks ago

You gotta hold it in for 3 days!

[-] [email protected] 1 points 3 weeks ago* (last edited 3 weeks ago)

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