Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Human the Ultimate Machine; despite Advances in Bionic Implants, They Still Don't Come Close to What Your Body Can Achieve - So Take Care of It

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Human the Ultimate Machine; despite Advances in Bionic Implants, They Still Don't Come Close to What Your Body Can Achieve - So Take Care of It

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"WE WILL rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to build the world's first bionic man."

For decades, doctors, scientists and engineers have been striving to build and improve bionic implants in order to increase the capabilities of the human body.

The Six Million Dollar Man was a 1970s TV show created around the idea that those scientists could "build the world's first bionic man" with superhuman strength, speed and vision.

Thankfully, today, those efforts have resulted in implants that can, for example, treat deafness, keep our hearts ticking, and increase the longevity of particular joints.

To date, there is still no pump as efficient and reliable as your heart, no filter as effective as your kidneys, no detoxifier as capable as your liver, no engine as energy efficient as your cells, no computer as powerful as your brain, no camera as detailed as your eyes, and no prosthetic joint as durable as your knees.

By all accounts, the best thing you can do to increase your capabilities is to look after what you were born with.

The two best ways to take care of what your mother gave you are through diet and exercise.

The foods that go into your mouth become the building blocks of every cell in your body, hence the old cliche 'you are what you eat'.

The best way to take control of your diet is by trying something that's not called a 'diet' . …

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