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  1. BlackCatBonz

    Raw v.s. Cooked Protein ?

    There is lots of science out there that says all kinds of conflicting things. Long story short......amino acids make good building blocks, not a good source of energy. Experiements done on lab rats are usually done with levels (comparitively speaking) that far exceed what humans consume...
  2. BlackCatBonz

    Raw v.s. Cooked Protein ?

    Like i said in my previous post, cooking just starts the protein denaturing process that is continued in the stomach and intestines. If it's illness you're worried about, the problem most people have is cross contamination during food preparation and not storing food at it's optimal...
  3. BlackCatBonz

    Raw v.s. Cooked Protein ?

    Cooking denatures the protein strands to facilitate digestion. It also "cooks" some of the nutrients......not to the point they are completely lost. The acid in your stomach also denatures protein so it can be further digested. Enzymes connect with the protein unfurling them into component amino...
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    Canada? What the heck do they know?

    First, let me preface my post by saying that I am not a physician. However I have acquaintances that are, as well as friends that work in the healthcare field. I also practice shiatsu so I get to talk to my share of hurtin people. I numbered your post so that i could address some of the points...
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    Canada? What the heck do they know?

    You're right, Canada does not have enough doctors.....and it's a shame. The idea behind the walk-in clinic is not to provide you with primary care.....that is supposed to be the job of your general physician. Getting a GP is a difficult task....considering some of them have over 2500 patients...
  6. BlackCatBonz

    Canada? What the heck do they know?

    Bill, that feeling you get at the thought of bowing on bended knee to a monarch is the same one we get when we hear americans say things like this........must be in our blood :cheers:
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    Canada? What the heck do they know?

    I hear stories like this all of the time....it makes me wonder how many of them are true. My grandfather was 79 and needed hip replacement.......took 2 weeks to get him in.......didnt cost him a dime. The same grandfather at age 70 went in to get looked at because he had a strange back ache...
  8. BlackCatBonz

    Uncle Bill Video Clip

    He is on my list of guys I would love to learn from. He is just amazing.
  9. BlackCatBonz

    Labor Union Myths By Bob Hubbard

    I understand where you are coming from, Bob. When I first joined the union I was on a 1 year probation.....which meant at any time i could be let go from a job without reason and kicked out of the union membership for violation of it's rules. I thought that was a load of BS (just for the...
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    Labor Union Myths By Bob Hubbard

    Bob, i know you say you don't have a choice. You have the choice to move. Not all unions are political organizations....but doesn't it make sense to support the politics that protect its members? You make it sound as if Teamsters and union members aren't smart enough to do anything of value...
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    Labor Union Myths By Bob Hubbard

    The unions in Canada operate very similarly. I am a member of a "skilled trades union", and while I don't agree with everything that happens within our 'local', they do represent us the way we want to be represented (mostly) because the same guys once worked in the field. They ensure fair pay...
  12. BlackCatBonz

    Labor Union Myths By Bob Hubbard

    so, a person with a phys ed. degree is not worth as much as a person with a science degree? care to elaborate? is the lower rate of pay justified by the amount of actual teaching experience? Teaching is a craft that must be learned in addition to the actual subject being taught......yes...
  13. BlackCatBonz

    I'm Not Dude!

    I think it's pretty nutty to disrespect the police. If a police officer gives you an order.....you follow it.
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    I'm Not Dude!

    Do unto others as you would have them do unto you......... there is some scripture that gives one pause for thought. I guess the kid was getting what he was giving.
  15. BlackCatBonz

    I'm Not Dude!

    I agree with you.....and maybe i sound like I am being a jerk. BUT Sometimes you gotta slap a person across the face to wake em up.
  16. BlackCatBonz

    I'm Not Dude!

    You really think that kid was manhandled? If my child came home and said a cop yelled at her for riding her bike somewhere she wasn't supposed to be riding it.....I would ask her what else she did to make the cop yell at her. I don't understand this feeling sorry for the kids...
  17. BlackCatBonz

    I'm Not Dude!

    he hardly mistreated that whiny kid....c'mon dude, gimme a break....get real..... Maybe we should just let kids do whatever the hell they want......
  18. BlackCatBonz

    I'm Not Dude!

    You know how many kids I see crossing against the light and telling the drivers that slam on the breaks for them to go f themselves......too many in my eyes. This is the same kid that slashed a cops throat in my little town a few years ago, these are the same kids that rob the local gas...
  19. BlackCatBonz

    I'm Not Dude!

    This is a pretty sad state of affairs. We are letting kids get away with murder these days.
  20. BlackCatBonz

    I'm Not Dude!

    On another note, I find it funny the lack of respect people in this thread have for the officer in question.........all the while trying to minimize the fact that the kid showed no respect for the guy that puts his *** on the line daily to protect the citizens in that city, it shouldn't matter...
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    I'm Not Dude!

    yes
  22. BlackCatBonz

    I'm Not Dude!

    You know, I was taught from a very young age to respect my elders and call them Sir or Ma'am, to speak when spoken to etc. etc. I feel sorry for the cop because of the backlash that is going to come from lax parents that cannot or will not teach their kids to respect all adults (so as to...
  23. BlackCatBonz

    Cannabis Bigger Cancer Risk than Cigarettes

    Hamburgers cooked to charred goodness on a BBQ have been linked to cancer...........I say bring on the burgers.
  24. BlackCatBonz

    Warner Bros chooses Blu-ray over HD DVD

    I don't think it's anywhere near over. HD-DVD stand alones are still outselling blu-ray and they are being marketed as an affordable hi-def solution. To the average consumer "affordable" says a lot. It doesn't matter whose side they take now.......they will eventually switch back to whatever...
  25. BlackCatBonz

    Mitose Book

    "What is True Self Defense?" is a completely different book than the one you are referencing. "What Is Self Defense?" is still a good book......even if people feel the need to carve it. So it references a few techniques......big deal.
  26. BlackCatBonz

    Mitose Book

    I believe you are right, Dave. I tried to get permission from Tom Mitose to get a copy of the book and all of my emails went unanswered.
  27. BlackCatBonz

    Rotator Cuff

    I injured my rotator cuff and it took about a year for it to heal completely. That being said, the rotator cuff is comprised of 4 muscles and their tendons, cushioned by a bursa. It is important to find out precisely what is causing the pain in the shoulder, this helps to eliminate...
  28. BlackCatBonz

    Difference between Judo & Aikido

    For my money, these arts are about as different as 2 arts get; but they can compliment one another. Many people might disagree with me, but the principles that they are based on speak for themselves. Judo is based on the principle of "ju", some might translate the word as meaning "gentle", but...
  29. BlackCatBonz

    Principals of Kenpo/Kempo

    which type of kempo? http://www.skski.net/ that's kosho ryu under Hanshi Bruce Juchnik.
  30. BlackCatBonz

    Hikuta ??

    MANswers rocks!! How else could we be having this great discussion! Why don't they just settle it and throw the dude in with a bear......or did someone suggest that already?
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