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Quarky Olympic cheese cure

I have always said that cheese is the best cure to make a person feel great and it looks as though doctors in Austria agree. When World Cup downhill skiing winner, Lindsey Vonn hyperextended her shin last Tuesday during training, Austrian doctors opted to treat her with Topfen, or Quark as it is commonly known, rather than more conventional treatments. Topfen is a fresh, no-age cheese eaten with fruit like yogurt in many European countries. Vonn was adamant that no x-rays were to be done, but was willing to entertain any other treatment options to get her in tip top form for this winter’s Olympics in Vancouver.  How the cheese is being used for Vonn’s therapy is not really clear.
I am wishing her all the best with her recovery and look forward to learning more about this interesting treatment. Click the link below for more on this story

The Vancouver Sun


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