“Life is a package deal–good habits favor others while bad habits tend to entrap us,” says retired physician Dr. Richard Ruhling. Russian scientist Ivan Pavlov called coffee ‘Bad Habit Glue,’ in that it tends to glue bad habits together.
Ruhling notes that studies have found that when given a choice of water or alcohol to drink, rats that were fed a balanced, nutritional diet tended to drink the water. On a junk food diet the rats preferred alcohol. Adding coffee and eleven spices to the mix made the alcohol consumption soar, but it dropped off when the animals were returned to a better diet. This shows that diet can have profound results when it comes to curbing the use of addictive substances like alcohol, tobacco and caffeine.
Learn more about natural remedies with Dr. Ruhling at the Cottonwood Public Library on Saturday, February 9 in the Dede Ewald Room. The program begins at 12 p.m.
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