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true

(troo) [AS. treowe, faithful]
1. Real, genuine, or actual. Opposite of false.
2. Straight.

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Q. How much is it true? My Chemo treatment just got over and I started to relax for a while. My best friend and well wisher advised me to cut on dairy products as much as possible. She said it will be harmful if I consume them, as they increase the chances of breast cancer. How much is it true?

A. The main purpose of consuming milk is to get calcium and Vitamin D which is necessary for our body. But as a matter of fact, the milk does not contain them. So inorder to ensure calcium and Vitamin D supplement, the Government has taken measures and fortified the milk with calcium and Vitamin D. Instead of having milk, which ultimately increases fat for adults, they can choose to get the supplement from other source. The scientists have established a link between milk and breast cancer, as the rats started to develop tumor when consumed milk. But the results are yet to be proven in human.

Q. Is this true? I am interested in Chinese medicine. So I have been reading a lot about the Chinese herb, Ei Ta Mei, which is said to be good for weight loss. Is this true?

A. HELLO JOHNSON10,I thank you myself(mrfoot56)for that answer,on herbal or natural meds--THE KEY TO ALL THIS MESS ABOUT THIS STUFF,is THE EFFECTIVENESS IS NOT REQUIRED BY LAW-THAT SHOULD MAKE PEOPLE THINK ABOUT WHAT THEY ARE SPENDING THEIR MONEY ON,THEIR ARE WAYS TO LOOSE WEIGHTBUT YOU HAVE TO GO TO A DR(for help)-FIND OUT WHY YOU CANT LOOSE WEIGHT-IT COULD BE MEDICAL--LIKE JOHNSON SAID-SOMBODY IS GETTING RICH OFF OF SOMEONE PAIN,OR PROBLEMS-AND IT WILL CONTINUE UNLESS PEOPLE EDUCATE THEMSEVES,ABOUT THIS STUFF,NOT JUST TAKE THE WORD OF A PERSON THATS GETTING PAID BY A COMPANY TO SAY WHATEVER THEY want------thank you --mrfoot56

Q. Is it true that fasting (occasionally) is good for health? Many people say that fasting helps the body clean itself, it there a truth behind this?

A. Fasting does help "clean" the intestine for a short period of time. I cannot say it is especially recommended medically-wise to fast every now and then, because our bodies are functioned to digest food and there is usually no problem doing so, and an occasional fast does not show any benefitial healthy effects on the GI system.

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References in classic literature ?
SOCRATES: Then true opinion is as good a guide to correct action as knowledge; and that was the point which we omitted in our speculation about the nature of virtue, when we said that knowledge only is the guide of right action; whereas there is also right opinion.
Now this is an illustration of the nature of true opinions: while they abide with us they are beautiful and fruitful, but they run away out of the human soul, and do not remain long, and therefore they are not of much value until they are fastened by the tie of the cause; and this fastening of them, friend Meno, is recollection, as you and I have agreed to call it.
And yet that knowledge differs from true opinion is no matter of conjecture with me.
SOCRATES: And am I not also right in saying that true opinion leading the way perfects action quite as well as knowledge?
SOCRATES: And the only right guides are knowledge and true opinion--these are the guides of man; for things which happen by chance are not under the guidance of man: but the guides of man are true opinion and knowledge.
The existence and persistence of causal laws, it is true, must be regarded as a fortunate accident, and how long it will continue we cannot tell.
Thus the objective reference of a belief is not determined by the fact alone, but by the direction of the belief towards or away from the fact.* If, on a Tuesday, one man believes that it is Tuesday while another believes that it is not Tuesday, their beliefs have the same objective, namely the fact that it is Tuesday but the true belief points towards the fact while the false one points away from it.
This mode of stating the nature of the objective reference of a proposition is necessitated by the circumstance that there are true and false propositions, but not true and false facts.
(in simple cases) by the absence or presence of the word "not." Two such propositions have the same objective, but opposite meanings: when one is true, the other is false, and when one is false, the other is true.
What is required is a formal expression of the fact that a proposition is true when it points towards its objective, and false when it points away from it, In very simple cases we can give a very simple account of this: we can say that true propositions actually resemble their objectives in a way in which false propositions do not.
Thus in this unusually simple case we can say that a true proposition "corresponds" to its objective in a formal sense in which a false proposition does not.
Thus the objective which makes our proposition true consists of TWO terms with a relation between them, whereas our proposition consists of THREE terms with a relation of order between them.