Nicotine - A Smoking Bullet?

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Nicotine - A Smoking Bullet?

Postby Fred the Cat » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:10 pm

I hadn't heard this before last weekend and I see this today. Could it be that what doesn't kill you... :?
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Re: Nicotine - A Smoking Bullet?

Postby geckzilla » Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:54 am

I found this article was short, but presented with enough links to primary sources mentioning both benefits and detriments.
https://www.alzdiscovery.org/cognitive- ... s/nicotine
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Re: Nicotine - A Smoking Bullet?

Postby Ann » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:07 am

How interesting. I'm not entirely surprised. I have heard before that the greatest dangers of smoking is setting fire to the tobacco and inhaling the incineration products.

I have also heard that nicotine can be good for the brain, and that Sherlock Holmes may have been right when he described a mystery as a three-pipe problem.

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Re: Nicotine - A Smoking Bullet?

Postby neufer » Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:50 pm

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Ann wrote:
How interesting. I'm not entirely surprised. I have heard before that the greatest dangers of smoking is setting fire to the tobacco and inhaling the incineration products.

I have also heard that nicotine can be good for the brain, and that Sherlock Holmes may have been right when he described a mystery as a three-pipe problem.
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Re: Nicotine - A Smoking Bullet?

Postby Chris Peterson » Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:44 pm

Ann wrote:How interesting. I'm not entirely surprised. I have heard before that the greatest dangers of smoking is setting fire to the tobacco and inhaling the incineration products.

Nicotine is a big part of what makes smoking addictive, but it isn't the primary contributor to the many health problems those incineration products create.
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Re: Nicotine - A Smoking Bullet?

Postby Doum » Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:08 pm

The nicotine contents of vegetables

http://www.nejm.org/na101/home/literatu ... 19_t1.jpeg

i dont remeber where i read an article that say nicotine in brocoli and green plant are high. It mention that vegetarian can have more nicotine in their blood then smoker. If they eat an enormous amount of those. So, as Chris said, it depend on how you absorb it.

As for myself, i continue smoking cigar for now.

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Re: Nicotine - A Smoking Bullet?

Postby Chris Peterson » Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:10 pm

Doum wrote:The nicotine contents of vegetables

http://www.nejm.org/na101/home/literatu ... 19_t1.jpeg

i dont remeber where i read an article that say nicotine in brocoli and green plant are high. It mention that vegetarian can have more nicotine in their blood then smoker. If they eat an enormous amount of those. So, as Chris said, it depend on how you absorb it.

As for myself, i continue smoking cigar for now.

Better than smoking broccoli, I guess! (Of course, tobacco itself is a "green plant".)
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Re: Nicotine - A Smoking Bullet?

Postby neufer » Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:52 am

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romanesco_broccoli wrote:
<<Romanesco broccoli is an edible flower bud of the species Brassica oleracea. Romanesco has a striking appearance because its form is a natural approximation of a fractal. The inflorescence (the bud) is self-similar in character, with the branched meristems making up a logarithmic spiral. In this sense the bud's form approximates a natural fractal; each bud is composed of a series of smaller buds, all arranged in yet another logarithmic spiral. This self-similar pattern continues at several smaller levels. When compared to a traditional cauliflower, its texture as a vegetable is far more crunchy, and its flavor is not as assertive, being delicate and nutty. Broccoli is an edible plant in the cabbage family whose large flowering head is eaten as a vegetable. The word broccoli comes from the Italian plural of broccolo, which means "the flowering crest of a cabbage", and is the diminutive form of brocco, meaning "small nail" or "sprout".>>
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