Tagged: picking your nose and eating it
April 22, 2004 at 10:49 am #21743bhamntParticipant
Picking your nose and eating it is one of the best ways to stay healthy, according to a top Austrian doctor.
Innsbruck-based lung specialist Prof Dr Friedrich Bischinger said people who pick their noses with their fingers were healthy, happier and probably better in tune with their bodies.
He says society should adopt a new approach to nose-picking and encourage children to take it up.
Dr Bischinger said: “With the finger you can get to places you just can’t reach with a handkerchief, keeping your nose far cleaner.
“And eating the dry remains of what you pull out is a great way of strengthening the body’s immune system.
“Medically it makes great sense and is a perfectly natural thing to do. In terms of the immune system the nose is a filter in which a great deal of bacteria are collected, and when this mixture arrives in the intestines it works just like a medicine.
“Modern medicine is constantly trying to do the same thing through far more complicated methods, people who pick their nose and eat it get a natural boost to their immune system for free.”
He pointed out that children happily pick their noses, yet by the time they have become adults they have stopped under pressure from a society that has branded it disgusting and anti social.
He said: “I would recommend a new approach where children are encouraged to pick their nose. It is a completely natural response and medically a good idea as well.”
And he pointed out that if anyone was really worried about what their neighbour was thinking, they could still enjoy picking their nose in private if they still wanted to get the benefits it offered.April 25, 2004 at 10:54 am #26899PoscParticipant
Delicious and nutricious, huh? 
P.S. Holy sh*t! It looks like a legit website! [:0]
All or nothingApril 25, 2004 at 7:31 pm #26901bmlivesayParticipant
Suddenly eating brussel sprouts which are also healthy doesn’t seem so bad! April 27, 2004 at 5:13 pm #26909herculesParticipant
If this guy practices what he preaches, I know why the video of his press conference didn’t make the evening news.May 3, 2004 at 11:40 am #26935live2skiParticipant
I have a young nephew and my bro would kick some doctors a$s if his son received this type of encouragement.May 16, 2004 at 5:49 pm #27011phil778Participant
Don’t hold your breath waiting for a cancer breakthrough if this is representative of the braintrust working to find a cure. [V]May 28, 2004 at 1:59 pm #27073ladyblazeParticipant
I think that alot of people may think that this is gross but it may be true and healty. I thought that i was the only one doing this but i am not alone. thank god.[8D]May 28, 2004 at 5:12 pm #27080
Maybe you clean out dirty mucus, but then don’t you just put germs right against tissue that might not have as much mucus to protect them? I do think it is something to be done on one’s own time and not in public. May 29, 2004 at 8:47 am #27087page1Participant
Originally posted by y82benji
Maybe you clean out dirty mucus, but then don’t you just put germs right against tissue that might not have as much mucus to protect them? I do think it is something to be done on one’s own time and not in public. 
Mastering one’s domain is probably also healthy for stress releif but is also better done on own time and in private! June 3, 2004 at 9:38 pm #27125ahuaParticipant
So ladyblaze picks her nose and eats it. No one here knows each ohter here so let’s do a poll.
Do you pick your nose? Do you eat it?
Ahua says yes once in a while and no never to the second question.June 4, 2004 at 10:41 am #27129
Yes when grooming (combing hair, brushing teeth, etc), never eat it.June 11, 2004 at 12:48 pm #27212umh01Participant
I groom a lot! June 11, 2004 at 10:34 pm #27217
Hopefully you keep your fingernails trimmed or filed!June 17, 2004 at 11:05 am #27284IHateCatsParticipant
Ha ha ha. My office door is shut and I’m grooming right now! June 25, 2004 at 10:40 am #27357liebenatorParticipant
Truth be told if I didn’t work in cubicle central, I would probably groom more too! [:0]
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