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megimoo
05-18-2011, 12:09 PM
Proof heart disease is an ancient problem: Autopsy finds 3,500-year-old Egyptian princess had clogged arteries

44 out of 52 mummies examined had clogged arteries

An Egyptian princess who lived more than 3,500 years ago is the oldest known person to have had clogged arteries, dispelling the myth that heart disease is a product of modern society, a new study says.

To determine how common heart disease was in ancient Egypt, scientists performed computer scans on 52 mummies in Cairo and the United States......Among those that still had heart tissue, 44 had chunks of calcium stuck to their arteries - indicating clogging.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1388244/Egyptian-princess-3-500-years-ago-clogged-arteries-proving-heart-disease-modern-condition.html

noonwitch
05-18-2011, 12:11 PM
Great news for Rock and all the bacon lovers here!

fettpett
05-18-2011, 12:14 PM
seeing the mount of rich food they ate, it's not surprise

Gingersnap
05-18-2011, 12:36 PM
Mummies, zombies - they all belong in the Lounge. :p

Zafod
05-18-2011, 12:52 PM
bacon isnt bad for you for crying out loud.

Processed shit is....

American Pitbull
05-19-2011, 10:36 AM
bacon isnt bad for you for crying out loud.

Processed shit is....

I forget who said it, but a great line nonetheless: "If your grandparents wouldn't recognize it as food it is most likely not good for you."