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Popeye is right: spinach makes you stronger, study shows


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Ok but first, Popeye's biceps didn't bulge, his forearms did. Secondly: will they dissect the humans too, in order to test the results?

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But, um, the mice did not actually eat spinach...so, like, um....something in spinach might neutralize the nitrate effect, duh....

Ok but first, Popeye's biceps didn't bulge, his forearms did.

His biceps bulged after eating spinach. The article is correct.

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Toot! Toot!

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I'm Popeye the Sailor Man, I'm Popeye the Sailor Man, I'm strong to the finich 'cause I eats me spinach I'm Popeye thew Sailor Man!

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He said the research team aimed to conduct a few more studies on mice but hoped to also carry out studies on humans soon

dont keep your hopes up!! we will never hear about that research ever again

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Popeye's forearms bulge from swabbing the deck too much. No, that is not a naughty euphemism for some other action. His forearms bulge from moving a mop back and forth repeatedly for a long time. True story.

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So does spinach also make one of your eyes close, give you a strange voice and make you talk and laugh to yourself all the time??

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