Squid skin is normally thrown away, but the Fisheries Research Institute [of Taiwan] announced recently that it has found a way to use it to produce functional peptides that can be sold as health care products or supplements . . . [The peptides] showed positive effects in slowing down the aging process and easing blood pressure . . . the peptides had not only proved safe but also activated neuron cells to help improve learning and reduce memory loss associated with aging.Well, that's a panacea if I've ever heard of one! But forgive me if I remain skeptical until the results are published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Skeptical of Squid Skin Scam
Okay, it's not really fair to call it a scam, but I just couldn't resist the alliteration. Here's what they say: