Myth 9: Aluminum Foil is linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Okay, I still have two myths remaining about food.  This ninth myth is one that apparently some people still believe in even though it has been proven to not be true.   It started, according to the article, in the 1960’s and1970’s when research showed elevated levels of aluminum in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.  This scared many from using aluminum pots, pans and foil to store food.

If you are thinking to yourself, like I am now, ” Oh no, I use those products all the time to store my food!,” I have good news for you.  Subsequent research has failed to find a substantive link between aluminum and Alzheimer’s Disease.   Experts say that aluminum absorbed by the body is processed by the kidneys and urinated out.  So fear not! Aluminum will not sicken you.

No one yet knows the real cause of Alzheimer’s disease so I think it’s best not to get worried by ‘myths’ or other mistaken beliefs.  I think if you spend your life worrying about what will cause you to get ill, your life will past you by.  So listen to each myth with an open mind and do not let it scare you into throwing everything aluminum away!  Be happy now you can still use that foil to wrap your food 🙂

Happy Father’s Day!

Today is Father’s day in Thailand as it is our Majesty the King’s Birthday.  He is the “Father” of our beloved country.  I therefore would like to wish all the father’s of this world a very Happy Father’s Day!  Without our fathers none of us would not be here today.  What I love about days like this, is that it is a day to remind us of the good others have done for us.  It’s not just a about giving, but also about showing appreciation and thanks.

It’s not only a day for children, but it is also a day for adults. Afterall, even though we are older we still have fathers.  Some may not be living with their fathers, some may have fathers who are ill, some may have fathers who have passed away but still today is a good day to show our fathers how much we care for them. Give them a call, a hug, a good day.

So today, give your father a big hug and tell them “Thank you” for all they have done for us. 🙂 Make your fathers smile today!! 🙂  Forget yourself for a day and think about someone else 🙂