Two Lives, One Lifestyle


Literally, Everything in Moderation by Katie
May 25, 2010, 5:30 pm
Filed under: Katie, Nutrition, Salad

Even vegetables.  A women in NYC was eating pounds of bok choy daily believing it would help alleviate her diabetes.  Well, apparently one of the compounds in raw bok choy can lower thyroid function to a deadly point if you eat truckloads of it.

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Now, when we see hysterical overreacting articles emerge about this anecdotal case, let’s consider the amount she was eating (pounds daily,  for months) and the amount the average person eats (when you get Chinese takeout? Maybe more for a foodie).   If someone tells you they read about the “horrors” of bok choy, you can bite the craziness in the bud.

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I really am a fan of bok choy, but I have no idea how anyone could eat several pounds of it each day, raw! Interesting story, though…

Comment by Emily

That is crazy!

Comment by Ashley




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