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The truth about tequila and your bones

May 25, 2016

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Robert H. Shmerling, MD, Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing

Dr. Robert H. Shmerling is the former clinical chief of the division of rheumatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and is a current member of the corresponding faculty in medicine at Harvard Medical School. … See Full Bio
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Maria Jasmine Freeman
May 31, 2016

I agree. Claiming benefit for some product, has certainly to take into consideration the associated molecules it is contained with! If agave tequilana is associated with high alcohol percentage, of course, the benefit would be outweighed by the risks. So it is with many drinks and processed food. Of course, that is not to say that altetnatives of drugs, for a particular disorder, are guaranteed safe!!
Finally, it will be interesting to make controlled studies where intake of tequila is prevalent, and make some judgment!!

June 30, 2016

My father in law swears by it and is going back to Mexico to buy more of the juice.

glen b
May 28, 2016

doctors would rather prescribe drugs that have more BAD side effects

Clyde Beury II
May 28, 2016

From the more in depth explanation of the “research”, it appears that the results being touted are closer to being anecdotal than real research with a medical break through.

Clyde B.

Abby Zimberg
May 27, 2016

Please, just raise a glass and smile!

Mary Phelan
May 27, 2016

Holy Fuck! The good news I have been waiting for.

Cheryl pratt
May 27, 2016

I am aghast that the Harvard health letter would publish such foul language in its prestigious letter

May 27, 2016

I should wash your mouth with soap, asshole!

May 28, 2016

Awesome response!!!! Support from the 50 something fun loving left!!!

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