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What is scientifically sound, "everything in moderation" or "zero is the amount if it's bad for you"?

Asked by flo (13313points) April 29th, 2019
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Tropical_Willie's avatar

Ben Franklin quote, “Moderation in all things—including moderation.”

I agree.

flutherother's avatar

Everything is bad for you. Even drinking too much water will kill you but I wouldn’t advise avoiding it entirely. On the other hand there are things we should avoid such as cigarette smoke.

flo's avatar

@flutherother I’m sure you’re not serious, about the water.

flo's avatar

@flutherother I meant re. your water is bad for you simply because it can be fatal if excessive amount. part.

flutherother's avatar

@flo Drink when you are thirsty. There is nothing wrong with that.

Dutchess_III's avatar

Everything can be fatal in excess, @flo. It may not kill you instantly and directly, but it may kill you before it was your time to go otherwise.

In case you wondered where this Q came from

flo's avatar

If only flat earthers can be moderate! They could say “the earth is somewhat flat

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