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#1 2017-02-21 06:49:50

Scott Beach
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Registered: 2017-02-21
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Cosmic Rays and Cancer and Oleocanthal

Dr. Zubrin wrote, “The NASA leadership itself has embraced fear to justify paralysis.”[1]  He then cited NASA’s fretful and timid response to data which indicate that “a crew undertaking a six-month voyage to Mars would receive a cosmic-ray dose about double that received by a space-station crew member over the same period.” 

Rather than worrying about cell damage caused by ionizing radiation, astronauts should be instructed to take a daily dose of olive oil that contains naturally high levels of oleocanthal.  The oleocanthal can cause a cancer cell’s junk yard (its lysosome) to rupture and to thereby kill the cancer cell.  This killing takes about one hour.

1.  Robert Zubrin. “A Martian Odyssey: We Can Do It”.  National Review, September 29, 2015.

Last edited by Scott Beach (2017-02-21 07:01:02)


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#2 2017-02-22 03:28:56

elderflower
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Registered: 2016-06-19
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Re: Cosmic Rays and Cancer and Oleocanthal

It should be Virgin Extra olive oil. This is quite likely the reason for the longevity benefits of the Mediterranean diet.

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