I told you I was looking up cures. Now before anybody gets their panties in a twist… I *know* there is no real cure for diabetes other than treatment… I know I have to eat right and exercise and all that stuff. I know also that there is research. One study suggests that some mice were given diabetes. Record scratch… first question, how do you give something diabetes? Isn't that komething you git? Not that's given? That's just weird. The study goes on to say that the mice were then injected with cap-say-sen. I spelled that phonetically because I'm not sure how to spell it. I could have looked it up but I was lazy. So, miraculously, the diabetes was cured. The mice didn't have it any more, and some of them have stayed that way for four mohths. Now I'm not discrediting anyone who's done studies at a university and had good results, but that study sounds strange. My other question is that if that really worked, couldn't we all just take large doses of capsaysen and have it at least help somewhat? Rewind, back to my other question? If you can give an animal diabetes, would it be possible to give it to humans, inject it in the milk and other stuff that people love to eat? Diabetes found in ice cream… sounds like a big conspiracy theory. I am *not* a comspiracy person but it does make you wonder. Mostly though it just makes me think that that particular study is a bunch of bs. Still wonder if capsaysin can help at all with diabetes. Now the most obvious answer is eat more peppers. I can't eat a lot of hot stuff. It tastes good but too strong. I suppose the best way to test this is to find out the percentage of latin Americans with diabetes. Prefferably those who grew up in that kind of culture of eating lots of hot spicy foods. I hope I'm not being offensive or anything. I don't intend to. But I'm just curious if there's a link between either taking lots of capsaysin and easing of some of the diabetes symptoms… or eating lots of pepper laced foods. Lots of jalapinos and chilis. Are there foods that contain capsaysin that are not spicy? Again I'm not really sure the validity of a study that says they "gave" mice diabetes… but I suppose anything is possible. Please tell me your thoughts about capsaysen combined with eating healthy and exercising.
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