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Can you eat dirt ?
« on: Fri, 26 March 2021, 14:32:02 »
So, there's this whole case of (depleted) gut microbiom due to antibiotics use and our modern divorce from a Soil-heavy environment.

The bacteria has to be naturally occuring in the environment, and we would be exposed to at least a few grams eaten every day if we didn't have so much concrete and pavement. 

Thoughts ?    Increase gut microbiom diversity by a pinch of ol'Soil ?

We're talking pinches,  not spoonfuls.



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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 26 March 2021, 16:13:19 »
You can under desperate circumstances

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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 26 March 2021, 16:40:58 »
a little worried about parasites.

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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 26 March 2021, 17:04:47 »
You can under desperate circumstances

These mud cookies don't make any sense.

If they have virtually no nutritional value, then producing them is going to be a net loss. How are they economically viable ?  It would only accelerate starving to death.

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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 26 March 2021, 17:14:46 »
You can under desperate circumstances

These mud cookies don't make any sense.

If they have virtually no nutritional value, then producing them is going to be a net loss. How are they economically viable ?  It would only accelerate starving to death.


there's butter and sugar, so enough to get some energy. I've heard of people doing similar things with sawdust, adding meat, or butter and sugar to make something edible.

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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 26 March 2021, 17:25:25 »
tp, did your parents never teach you to not eat sand?

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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #6 on: Fri, 26 March 2021, 17:31:47 »
tp, did your parents never teach you to not eat sand?

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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #7 on: Fri, 26 March 2021, 17:47:10 »
Thoughts ?    Increase gut microbiom diversity by a pinch of ol'Soil ?
I think soil has the wrong microbes.
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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #8 on: Fri, 26 March 2021, 17:53:44 »
tp, did your parents never teach you to not eat sand?

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I think its already too late.


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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #10 on: Sun, 28 March 2021, 14:02:17 »
Isn't anthrax found in soil? Idk how common it is, but I wouldn't want to eat that!
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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #11 on: Mon, 29 March 2021, 06:58:01 »
mmm crunchy

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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 30 March 2021, 21:04:41 »
One time I ate yellow snow.

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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #13 on: Sun, 04 April 2021, 22:46:21 »
I think I've got it..  Potato no peel ..

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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #14 on: Tue, 06 April 2021, 05:02:56 »
who peels potatoes? you wash them and then boil them in water/steam them, and most of the taste is in the peel anyhow
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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #15 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 13:33:23 »
One time I ate yellow snow.
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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #16 on: Sat, 10 April 2021, 16:13:31 »
who peels potatoes? you wash them and then boil them in water/steam them, and most of the taste is in the peel anyhow

Tp4 has spent much time among hughmahns, it is customary to peel the spuds.

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Re: Can you eat dirt ?
« Reply #17 on: Mon, 12 April 2021, 02:45:36 »
who peels potatoes? you wash them and then boil them in water/steam them, and most of the taste is in the peel anyhow

Tp4 has spent much time among hughmahns, it is customary to peel the spuds.

i did too but always too lazy to peel potatoes, even when making mash. only when making mash or fried potatoes for guests will i peel the potatoes.
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