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Want to live 100 years? Eat Bulgarian yoghurt
UK- Reuters ^ | 4/27/2003 | Anna Mudeva

Posted on 04/27/2003 7:48:58 PM PDT by a_Turk

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After having the Bulgars close down their reactors and making their electricity too expensive to sell, I hope the EU won't convince them to kill their cows..

Here's a good recipe for a side dish:

Grate a large cucumber, mix with one quart of plain yoghurt. Add salt and garlic to taste, and a little olive oil.. Mmmm.

1 posted on 04/27/2003 7:48:58 PM PDT by a_Turk
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To: Shermy; aristotleman; prairiebreeze; Dog Gone; alethia; AM2000; ARCADIA; ...
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2 posted on 04/27/2003 7:49:18 PM PDT by a_Turk (Lookout, lookout, the candy man..)
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To: a_Turk
Sounds delicious. I will try it.
3 posted on 04/27/2003 7:50:14 PM PDT by Torie
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To: a_Turk
Want to live 100 years? Eat Bulgarian yoghurt

I don't think it would be worth it.

So9

4 posted on 04/27/2003 7:50:48 PM PDT by Servant of the Nine (We are the Hegemon. We can do anything we damned well please.)
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To: a_Turk

Oh, of course.. She's stupid and unaware because she credits God's blessing for her longevity.

5 posted on 04/27/2003 7:52:09 PM PDT by Jhoffa_ (Sammy to Frodo: "Get out. Go sleep with one of your whores!")
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To: a_Turk
And if you happen to catch some of the yoghurt produced before the Bulgars shut down their noocoolar reactors, you'll have the added benefit of glowing after dark after eating it. Mmmmmmmm!
6 posted on 04/27/2003 7:52:54 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Subvert the conspiracy of inanimate objects!)
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To: a_Turk
No.

It will just feel like you've lived a 100 years.
7 posted on 04/27/2003 7:53:49 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I support FR monthly; and ABBCNNBCBS (continue to) Lie!)
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To: a_Turk
Oh yeah. I really want to live to be 100 years old with two teeth.

Gimme some yogurt.

8 posted on 04/27/2003 7:54:23 PM PDT by Dog Gone
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To: Jhoffa_
God's blessing, a bacterium, what's the difference? Could it be that the microbe is God's blessing?

There used to be a time when Thunder was of the Gods, and so was everything else unexplainable.. It's really one in the same..
9 posted on 04/27/2003 7:55:20 PM PDT by a_Turk (Lookout, lookout, the candy man..)
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To: a_Turk
Grate a large cucumber, mix with one quart of plain yoghurt. Add salt and garlic to taste, and a little olive oil.. Mmmm

Tzatziki! Yes...excellent.
10 posted on 04/27/2003 7:56:15 PM PDT by July 4th
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To: Dog Gone
Medicare covers dentures doesn't it?

LOL!
11 posted on 04/27/2003 7:56:48 PM PDT by a_Turk (Lookout, lookout, the candy man..)
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To: a_Turk
There is also much to be said for the regular consumption of olive oil, garlic, sardines, onions, hot peppers, wine and nuts. Since those are some of my favorite foods, I'll let you know in 60 years if I live to 100 or not. (I don't eat dairy products though.)
12 posted on 04/27/2003 7:58:59 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (California wine beats French wine in blind taste tests. Boycott French wine.)
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To: a_Turk

It is.

The laws which govern such things are Gods laws.

13 posted on 04/27/2003 7:59:03 PM PDT by Jhoffa_ (Sammy to Frodo: "Get out. Go sleep with one of your whores!")
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14 posted on 04/27/2003 7:59:46 PM PDT by Dog Gone
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To: Servant of the Nine
Is that a hundred years above and beyond the yearsI have already lived?
15 posted on 04/27/2003 8:00:10 PM PDT by Walnut
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To: a_Turk
Gotta have dill weed with that .. hummmmmmmmmmmm.
16 posted on 04/27/2003 8:00:17 PM PDT by STARWISE (Prayers for W and his family and our brave troops, fighting this moment for our safety + freedom)
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To: a_Turk
If one doesn't like yogurt, would eating supplemental lactobacillus/acidophilus (and other healthful intensinal goodies) be just as beneficial?
17 posted on 04/27/2003 8:03:10 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: a_Turk
My daughter eats yoghurt every day..The cucumber dish sounds good.
18 posted on 04/27/2003 8:04:06 PM PDT by MEG33
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To: STARWISE
Dill weed..terrific!
19 posted on 04/27/2003 8:05:03 PM PDT by MEG33
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To: Jhoffa_
Some will call them the laws of physics. Others will boild God down to math. If you asked me, it's all one in the same..
20 posted on 04/27/2003 8:05:22 PM PDT by a_Turk (Lookout, lookout, the candy man..)
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To: SamAdams76
Don't mix dairy with fish. If one's a bit old, you'll be spewing from both ends..
21 posted on 04/27/2003 8:06:21 PM PDT by a_Turk (Lookout, lookout, the candy man..)
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>> would eating supplemental lactobacillus/acidophilus (and other healthful intenstinal goodies

LOL! I'm not gonna sayit! ROFLMAO!

WOOF!
22 posted on 04/27/2003 8:07:47 PM PDT by a_Turk (Lookout, lookout, the candy man..)
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To: MEG33
Oh man, dill is disgusting ....ruins anything it touches, imo.
23 posted on 04/27/2003 8:11:00 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: MEG33
Hurray for Dill! (My favourite catnip!)
25 posted on 04/27/2003 8:18:36 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Subvert the conspiracy of inanimate objects!)
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To: walkingman
I know. It made me chuckle.. Ex-Bulgaricus..
27 posted on 04/27/2003 8:19:49 PM PDT by a_Turk (Lookout, lookout, the candy man..)
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To: a_Turk
To spice up your recipe a bit, I'd add a grated red radish or two.
28 posted on 04/27/2003 8:20:54 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Subvert the conspiracy of inanimate objects!)
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To: Revolting cat!
Now I'm hungry!
29 posted on 04/27/2003 8:21:05 PM PDT by MEG33
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To: Jhoffa_
It must not be too good as a dental remedy.
31 posted on 04/27/2003 8:23:25 PM PDT by Twinkie
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To: a_Turk
Lactobacillus delbrueckii bulgaricus.
How does that sound as a yummy probiotic?
32 posted on 04/27/2003 8:23:26 PM PDT by Nebullis
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To: Doctor Stochastic
#32 was for you
33 posted on 04/27/2003 8:24:18 PM PDT by Nebullis
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Amazing timing of this article. Just got back from the store with three cartons of yogurt from Trader Joe's. Was telling my daughter about the benefits of friendly bacteria in yogurt, and the longevity of people in certain eastern countries who eat a lot of it. Bam, appears like magic on FR. I am becoming melded to the FR oracle.
34 posted on 04/27/2003 8:25:46 PM PDT by Russell Scott (Globalism is just another of the myriad of false religions that lead to tyranny.)
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Shake well in a container equal amounts of yogurt and cold water, and sprinkle in some crushed basil or dill or something like that. Pour over ice, and drink on a hot day.
35 posted on 04/27/2003 8:27:47 PM PDT by Mortimer Snavely (More Power to the Troops! More Bang for the Buck!)
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>> Tzatziki! Yes...excellent.

Oh no! You mean that's Greek too? Darn..
36 posted on 04/27/2003 8:29:08 PM PDT by a_Turk (Lookout, lookout, the candy man..)
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Ayran! Shaken, not stirred :)))
38 posted on 04/27/2003 8:39:11 PM PDT by a_Turk (Lookout, lookout, the candy man..)
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To: walkingman
Here's a different version.
39 posted on 04/27/2003 8:45:50 PM PDT by a_Turk (Lookout, lookout, the candy man..)
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To: walkingman
Here's another one.
40 posted on 04/27/2003 8:48:51 PM PDT by a_Turk (Lookout, lookout, the candy man..)
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To: Nebullis
I like it.

I also like doogh (yoghurt, selzer water, salt, mint, pepper.) It goes very well with chelo-kabob.
41 posted on 04/27/2003 9:16:51 PM PDT by Doctor Stochastic (Vegetabilisch = chaotisch is der Charakter der Modernen. - Friedrich Schlegel)
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You are kidding, right? ewwww
42 posted on 04/27/2003 9:21:29 PM PDT by bonfire
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Add to that, 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice and half a handful of crushed fresh mint and you have a superb sauce
43 posted on 04/27/2003 9:23:14 PM PDT by varina davis
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To: a_Turk
Good post, so rotten milk is the key to longevity.
44 posted on 04/27/2003 9:24:38 PM PDT by weikel (Baghdad Bob for DNC chairman, Sharpton for Dem nominee)
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To: bonfire
I'll down a quart of the stuff in a single draught.
45 posted on 04/27/2003 9:27:12 PM PDT by Mortimer Snavely (More Power to the Troops! More Bang for the Buck!)
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To: a_Turk
Thank you for the added recipes. Garlic and dill with yoghurt should ward off SARS just fine (especially if you can use several garlic cloves).
46 posted on 04/27/2003 9:29:22 PM PDT by Spirited
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Want to live 100 years? Eat Bulgarian yoghurt.

Can I get to 97 or so eating ham sandwiches and drinking Coke?

47 posted on 04/27/2003 9:45:41 PM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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Actually, If Im not mistaken, Japan holds the highest number of centurions and each of them attribute it to their high intake of soy products.
48 posted on 04/27/2003 10:00:10 PM PDT by Enemy Of The State (Kim Jong makes me 'ill')
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The Proto-Bulgarians were Western Gur-Turks as opposed to Ghuzz turks like Anatolian Turkmen. Kumis/Kumas was common among all these Northern Gur Turks (Bulghars, Sabirs, Khazars, Barsils...). It was also eaten by Ghuzz Turks who moved into Volga Don areas in the 10th and 11 centuries, the Pechenegs and later Cumans/Polovsi/Kipchaks who moved into the area in the 10th century. The article mentioned Mongols eating Yoghurt. They conquered and co-opted the Kipchaks. I wonder when they began eating yoghurt.

Was Youghurt, or at least Kumis comon to all steppe peoples?
Did Ghuzz Turks consume it before migrating from Trans-Oxiana?
There was a lot of interaction and trade between the Thracians and Scythians and the Scythes and Proto-turks. Conceivably yoghurt could have spread across the steppes any time from 800 BCE to 600 CE.
Do you know if the Turkmen ate
49 posted on 04/27/2003 11:45:30 PM PDT by rmlew ("Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute.")
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I know that recipe, although we use it for chip dip

wasn't this the subject of an 'Inspector Gadget' episode?

Dr.Claw kidnapped a magic goat whos milk was used to make the Yogert so he could live forever.

50 posted on 04/28/2003 1:16:34 AM PDT by ContentiousObjector
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