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Thursday, August 31, 2006

Juices 'may cut Alzheimer's risk'

Juices 'may cut Alzheimer's risk'

"They found the risk was 76% lower for those who drank juice more than three times a week, compared with those who drank it less than once a week." (BBC News)

This is another one of those "Duh" science stories, like our report about archaeologists breaking skulls with their little hammers and then saying that ancient people used to break each other's skulls.

Isn't it obvious that the people in the study who ended up suffering from Alzheimer's disease have only forgotten about all the fruit juice they drank? Scientists, please check with our Prof. Kronk before publishing results—he'll soon set you right.

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Anonymous said...

Does wine count as fruit juice? It is made from grapes, sometimes other fruits. Just a thought.

Mrs Haverty said...

Yes, one of your five a day.

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