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A use for Mutley's eggshells
Sun 2-May-10
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Toffeeapple
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Here you are Mutley

How to make your own super calcium
supplement

- Wash some empty eggshells in warm
  water and let them dry

- Break them into small pieces and grind
  them to into a fine powder. Coffee
  grinders work best but a blender or even a
  pestle and mortar will do. Store the
  powder in an airtight jar.

- Mix 1/2 teaspoon of powdered eggshell
  with the juice of half a freshly squeezed
  lemon.  The solution will start to bubble and foam.

- Leave at room temperature for 6-12 hours
  and that's it! It's ready to take.

Half a teaspoon of eggshell gives you about
400mgs or calcium citrate, which is the
recommended amount you should take each day.

Extract from :Ray Collins Good Life Newsletter http://www.goodlifeletter.co.uk

I'll try that again!

Sat 8-May-10
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I keep my egg shells and have ground them down into a powder, Must have over 1.5kg's so far. One medium sized eggshell makes about one 1/2 of a teaspoon of powder, which yields about 750 - 800 mgs of elemental calcium plus other microelements, i.e. magnesium,boron, copper,iron,manganese,molybdenum,sulphur,silicon,zinc, etc. There are 27 elements in total. The composition of an eggshell is very similar to that of our bones and teeth.You can use any kind of eggs chicken, goose, duck, but best is organic or certified organic eggs from free range birds. 1/2 teaspoon equals approximately 400 mgs of elemental calcium.About 1/4-1/2 teaspoon each day is recomended

i wonder if you can eat snail shells I_am_Hungry

Sat 8-May-10
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AARGH!  Don't even think about it, you'll make me vomit just thinking about it!

I'll try that again!

Sat 8-May-10
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Im looking in to trying dryed housr flys next, it,s full of protin you know.

I ate some gardern worms the other day just squsses out the dirt and away you go I_am_Hungry

Sat 8-May-10
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We need a vomit emoticon!   Actually, as a child I was known to eat the odd worm.Roll_Eyes

I'll try that again!

Sat 8-May-10
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I think if they was deep fried they would be nice will have to try some and let you know or i can post you some. worm jurky ?.

Sun 9-May-10
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I guess it's all part of active self-sufficiency.

Love the projectile emoticon, TA! Have you bought BS's book "Foraging For Suitable Emoticons", available at no good bookshops Big_Laugh

Never knowingly underfed

Sun 9-May-10
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Excellent, Danny - would do an emoticon, but it won't let me

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Danast - if memory serves me correctly, both you and TA are using Apple Mac computers/laptops.

If you can confirm, then I will contact the software authors for advice.

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Yes I do use a Mac, Danny. I have had no problems until this past week. If I do not reload the page I have no smileys. Not a problem really, but not as much fun and slightly annoying.

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OK. Thanks.

Please let me know what version of the Operating System you are using because any Help Desk requires detailed info to try to solve problems - same goes for you, TA.

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Mac OS X Version 10.5.8 It is 9 months old.

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Thanks, Danuta.

And how would you describe the problems that you are experiencing with this forum?

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I'm not a Mac user.  Windows XP, Chrome browser.  Is that helpful?

I'll try that again!

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