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SAKS Help You live Longer 639

Hero Member Posts: 653
SAKS Help You live Longer
« on: June 12, 2019, 09:24:37 PM »
I kid you not. Here is a link to a study that was done.

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Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2019, 09:51:40 PM »
So, instead of simply collecting SAKs I'm saving lives (or at least prolonging them)...  :think:

 :woohoo:

Hero Member Posts: 653
Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2019, 10:05:22 PM »
So, instead of simply collecting SAKs I'm saving lives (or at least prolonging them)...  :think:

 :woohoo:

If we live longer for each SAK we own, some of us here will be immortal!!!!


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Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2019, 10:15:37 PM »
 :rofl:
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Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2019, 10:24:10 PM »
 :rofl:

Excellent find.

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Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2019, 10:25:06 PM »
Why? Why, why, why?  :rant:


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Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2019, 10:29:16 PM »
Real science!  :like:
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Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2019, 10:42:23 PM »
Real science!  :like:

Real  science humor, I would say. Papers like that are a genre of its own.  :)

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Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2019, 05:22:28 PM »
They should have analyzed it by gender as potentially men are buying more SAKs. Swiss men have the highest life expectancy in the world, that clearly supports the hypothesis.

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No Life Club Posts: 1,163 The Spirit of Central Asia
Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2019, 05:56:54 PM »
Maybe they should also analyze if more Layers are followed by a healthier lifestyle...
Hero Member Posts: 653
Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2019, 06:04:56 PM »
Maybe they should also analyze if more Layers are followed by a healthier lifestyle...

As I trigger my order for a Swiss Champ XAVT......   :D :D :D

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Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #11 on: June 13, 2019, 06:08:25 PM »
Thank you, Buzzbait! 


Finally a perfect excuse justification to wife about buying more SAKs...yes, yes, yes!  :D >:D :like:

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No Life Club Posts: 1,163 The Spirit of Central Asia
Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #12 on: June 13, 2019, 08:42:52 PM »
As I trigger my order for a Swiss Champ XAVT......   :D :D :D

You then become immortal!
Hero Member Posts: 802
Re: SAKS Help You live Longer
« Reply #13 on: June 15, 2019, 09:23:47 AM »
At last: a thorough, well researched, and well referenced study that correlates with anecdotal evidence.
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This compact multifunction tool promotes an outdoor life style and thus physical activity, whose health benefits are well demonstrated. Besides the obvious use as a weapon for protection, the MUSK facilitates healthy diet: the corkscrew enables wine consumption in diverse locations, and regular moderate wine consumption seems to confer cardiovascular protective effects13, while the can opener promotes intake of better types of lipids, including omega 3s, by substituting meat or cheese sandwiches by canned tuna or sardine fish. The toothpick is useful for preventing periodontal disease, and as there is growing evidence of the association of periodontal disease and cardiovascular diseases, this Swiss army knife tool could also play a role in life expectancy. Some tools of the MUSK can also improve survival in a difficult environment. The saw is useful to build shelter for hikers lost in the wilds, a shelter of extreme importance as demonstrated by the WHO reports about social determinants of health. The knife can be useful in some medical emergency situations as for tracheotomy. One other medical use may be abscess incision in order to clear the infection and prevent it from spreading.
Speaking of medical emergencies, the authors neglect to mention the awl for stitching wounds, the saw for amputations, and the pliers for dentistry. I'd also add that MUSKs make poor defensive weapons for humans, instead being much better employed by skunks.

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