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The following is a letter I wrote to my child’s school upon finding out some of the ideas they were trying to force upon her and her classmates as it relates to vaccines:
With the school year nearing its end my daughter recently brought home quite a sizeable pile of papers which have accumulated over the course of the year. Reading through them I became extremely dismayed when I came across a printout of a Washington Post article titled, ‘Measles Spreading Across U.S. to Record High.’
The packet was essentially a propaganda sheet that could’ve been written by the pharmaceutical lobby itself. What made it so offensive was that it wasn’t just an article but in fact a sales pitch which attempted to sell our children on the ‘pressing need’ for receiving the MMR vaccine.
In my opinion, it is entirely irresponsible for a school to attempt to propagandize the minds of our children through scare tactics and fear-mongering promoted by a billion dollar industry. The companies which create and promote these vaccines are literally criminal corporations with appalling records of human rights violations. It is unfortunate that this needs to be explained to those who are ostensibly tasked with teaching our children, but apparently it does.
The overall theme of the article was that the safety of vaccines, specifically the controversial MMR shot, has been settled. Nothing is further from the truth. If this were the case the FDA would not have ordered the placement of over 100 dangerous ‘side effects’ to be listed on the insert to the vaccine, ranging in severity from rashes, vomiting, fever and diabetes to Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), febrile convulsions, seizures and death. These are all listed on the vaccine manufacturers websites as well. They are not hard to find.
If the science were truly settled then why did Harvard Medical School MD John Abramson, author of the book Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine say in response to a question he was asked about mandatory vaccination “the bottom line is that I think, what the science is, is incomplete. There is no question about it. And the politics of it, as the way it’s done, as a legal matter, and the inability of people who are injured by vaccines to sue for compensation, preventing plaintiffs’ lawyers from getting to the scientific data, it’s big problems.”
Does this sound like a procedure that is uniquely benevolent to all children posing zero risk to anybody? Shouldn’t even the possibility of just one child suffering just one of these ‘side-effects’ make you think twice before attempting to impress upon young minds with corporate propaganda? One is left to wonder whether measles (really more of an infection than a disease) is even enough of an issue to roll the dice and risk such damaging side-effects. Once-upon-a-time all that was needed to cure the measles was a week off from school and some nutritious food, and the immune system was better off because of it.
Health decisions such as these should be of little business to the school. However, if education were truly the objective here then why was no counterweight offered? Why were the children not furnished with work done by such notable people as Robert Kennedy Jr., CDC whistleblower Bill Thompson, Dr. Andrew Wakefield or the Harvard immunologist and Rockefeller University graduate Tetyana Obukhanych to see if their side of the story sounds more or less credible to them? This is the fundamental difference between education and indoctrination; education allows all sides to be heard and allows people to draw their own conclusions.
As I have already stated the 4 main companies responsible for the creation and promotion of childhood vaccines are convicted criminals. Since 2009 these four companies (Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer and Sanofi) have collectively paid 35 billion dollars in criminal penalties, damages and fines for defrauding regulators, falsifying science, bribing doctors and lying to the public. But because of a little piece of legislation known as the ‘Vaccine Protection Act’, alluded to earlier by Dr. John Abramson, parents are unable to sue the manufacturers in the event that their child suffers from one of the ‘side effects’ that are listed on the insert to the vaccine itself! To add further insult to quite literal injury, these companies are entirely exempt from performing safety tests on their products. This is unprecedented for ‘health products’ and has already proven to be disastrous.
It is now a known fact that the drug Vioxx which was created by Merck (the foremost company behind the MMR vaccine) killed at least 120,000 people before it was finally taken off the shelf. It is also known that Merck knew the drug caused heart attacks but prevented that information from being made public. These are the very same people dictating to us what we should be injecting our children with, and it is their nonobjective propaganda you are poisoning our children’s minds with. Perhaps the students could have been given a printout of a CBS News article titled, ‘Merck Created Hit List to ”Destroy” “Neutralize” or “Discredit” Dissenting Doctors’ to help them form an opinion of the companies that are behind the campaign for compulsory vaccination; a campaign that is entirely at variance with the Nuremberg Code.
A little bit of critical thinking is required here, something that is in short supply in the unyielding fields of public education.
It can easily be proven that the pharmaceutical cartel holds massive sway over our media. These unscrupulous companies pay billions of dollars a year in advertising revenue to the television stations. It is for this reason that we are constantly bombarded with drug ads of all make and model, all of which spend the duration of the commercial listing off the plethora of serious ‘side effects’ while images of vibrant smiling faces pass by on the screen.
Recently I saw a big measles scare piece put out by Lester Holt on NBC. The general tone of it was not one of unbiased investigation but rather one of fear-mongering and over-the-top sensationalism. Immediately I smelled a rat. The first thing I did was look to see who were the main financial contributors to his show and wouldn’t ya know it…Merck – the criminal manufacturer of the MMR vaccine – topped the list. The whole piece was just one big advertisement for Merck and their MMR shot. Nothing objective about it. I wonder if anyone at the school performed this simple line of investigation as it pertains to Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post before subjecting our youth to such Soviet style propaganda? Certainly his Amazon.com enterprise has just recently purged numerous books and videos by credible doctors, scientists and researchers that don’t toe the pharmaceutical lobby’s line on this matter.
Upon learning of this level of control by corporate interests an observant mind is left to question whether or not the ‘great measles scare’ of 2019 is really all it’s made out to be.
Surely the corporations telling us that it is have much to gain financially but I myself have yet to so much as meet a person who knows somebody who has a distant relative who has contracted measles. I do, however, know many people whose kids suffer from seizures, food allergies, learning disabilities, Asperger’s, autism, etc.
Forgive me for being skeptical but wasn’t it only a few years ago we were all going to be ravaged by Ebola, yellow fever, swine or bird flu? All of these ‘incidents’ were hyped up as a crisis almost without parallel in known human history and hordes of unquestioning people rushed off to receive their inoculations, doing their part, they believed, in helping to forestall this end times scenario. Children at school were presumably given the same sort of literature impressing them with the dire need to be immunized from these modern day bubonic plagues. And then what happened?? Ah…Nothing! In each case the whole matter seemingly just disappeared overnight hardly ever to be mentioned again! These diseases weren’t ‘vaccinated out of existence’ in a mere matter of weeks. It was all just a big hoax cooked up by the same people who own the media and profit handsomely by hawking their wares every time one of these ‘outbreaks’ occurs. Those of us who took the time to examine the actual statistics concerning any of these alleged outbreaks learned that they were nowhere near the magnitude of what we were told they were. Wake up! Are we really so dense as to believe a system which realizes massive profits by keeping us sick is suddenly interested in making us well?? The maxim ‘A patient cured is a customer lost’ is a binding code to these crooks who have time and time again been exposed as unethical liars and murderous villains and yet are somehow transmuted into being guardians of humanity’s health and well-being in the literature thoughtlessly peddled at your school.
In closing let me just state what should be the obvious. Not every kid is the same. Each child is a unique expression of creation who share some similarities but have many differences as well. Nothing is so beneficial as to be good for everybody. So although peanut oil is a great thing for many people, if someone is allergic to peanuts they are going to have serious problems. I would not expect you to promote information put out by the ‘peanut lobby’ – if indeed such an organization exited – suggesting kids get injected with peanut oil without also adding the potential dangers for those who could possibly be adversely affected by them. So it should be with vaccines. There is without question a number of children whose bodies will not process the mercury, aluminum, formaldehyde and aborted human tissues as well as others. If this wasn’t the case then why the need for the hundred plus warnings listed on the vaccine insert itself placed there by the FDA?
The increasing push to make vaccinations compulsory should worry anyone with even a modicum of sanity still intact. When we can no longer choose what gets injected directly into our bodies or the bodies of our children then what freedom is left? I would suggest in the future you desist in trying to mold the minds of our youth into accepting such a controversial procedure which should be handled on a child to child basis and is the business of nobody but the family and their doctor.
Glyphosate is one of the active ingredients in Roundup® – the most commonly used herbicide in the world. Most of us are exposed to glyphosate every day, often without realizing it. In fact, an estimated 93% of Americans have glyphosate in their bodies, with children having the highest level, according to a 2015 study by the University of California at San Francisco. Glyphosate can be found in breast milk, drinking water, rain samples, and the food we feed our families. It’s sprayed on food crops, playgrounds, parks, school grounds, and yards. So, how can you escape it?
It’s nearly impossible to completely avoid glyphosate, but there are steps you can take to dramatically reduce your exposure. Here’s how and why I protect myself from glyphosate.
Why I Protect Myself from Glyphosate:
Glyphosate is a patented antibiotic, which means it kills “good” microbes in your gastrointestinal tract, as well as “good” microbes in the soil. You need those microbes in order to survive. In fact, you are more microbe than human! For instance, it’s estimated that you have roughly 10 bacterial cells for every one human cell. Those microbes help regulate every system and every cell in your body. So, if you kill them off by eating antibiotics, like glyphosate, you are increasing your likelihood of developing an illness or disease.
Most toxins made in nature are fat-soluble, which is good because the toxin can be sequestered into your fat cells and away from your brain. But, glyphosate is water-soluble. That means it can damage your gut barrier and travel through your blood to your blood-brain barrier, where it can damage those cells and allow toxins to enter your brain, like heavy metals. We believe glyphosate may transport aluminum into the brain and arsenic into the kidneys.
Glyphosate is an endocrine disruptor, which means it can lead to adverse neurological, reproductive, developmental, and immunological effects.
Glyphosate may contribute to the formation of Parkinson’s, depression, anxiety, diabetes, obesity, and sleep disorders because it blocks the shikimate pathway. Plants and bacteria use the shikimate pathway to make essential aromatic amino acids, including: tyrosine, tryptophan, and phenylalanine. You do not have the shikimate pathway, so you rely on plants and the bacteria in your gastrointestinal tract to make those essential amino acids. But, glyphosate blocks the shikimate pathway, which inhibits the plants and bacteria from making the amino acids you need in order to be healthy. For instance, bacteria in your gut make tryptophan, which is converted into serotonin. In fact, roughly 95% of your serotonin is made in your gut – not in your brain, like previously thought. Consequently, if the shikimate pathway is blocked by glyphosate then you could be low in serotonin, which can lead to blood sugar dysregulation, depression, anxiety, and cognitive decline. Low serotonin can also lead to low levels of melatonin because serotonin is converted into melatonin. Decreased levels of melatonin can lead to decreased gut motility, difficulty sleeping and sleep disorders, as well as dysregulation of the reproductive and immune systems. The bacteria in your gut also make tyrosine, which is converted to dopamine. Low levels of dopamine have been linked with Parkinson’s disease.
Glyphosate is a chelator, which means it grabs on to certain metals, such as: iron, copper and manganese. When sprayed on food crops, glyphosate pulls metals out of the soil, making them unavailable to the plant. Without metals, the immune system of the plant is weakened. When you eat those sick plants, you can become deficient in those micronutrients too. In addition, bacteria in your gastrointestinal tract also need metals to function properly. Manganese, for example, helps protect bacteria from oxidative damage. So, when you eat glyphosate, your bacteria also become weaker, which results in you becoming more susceptible to disease.
This area is not fully understood, but we are learning that glyphosate has a synergistic effect with gluten, which could be one reason why we are witnessing an increase in cases of gluten sensitivity, gluten intolerance, and gluten allergy. We think glyphosate is able to change the gluten-fiber ratio. It may actually attach to the gliadin (part of gluten), making wheat highly indigestible and resulting in an inflammatory immune response. We also believe that glyphosate upregulates the intestinal receptors for gliadin (which is where gluten binds). With more gluten binding to the lining of the intestine, the odds of developing leaky gut increase dramatically.
Glyphosate was declared a “probable human carcinogen” by the World Health Organization in 2015. In 2017, the state of California listed glyphosate as a known cancer-causing agent. In 2018, the world was stunned as a jury courageously declared the chemical to be responsible for a dying man’s cancer. And now, in 2019, two additional juries have found glyphosate guilty of contributing to cancer.
Meanwhile, the U.S. government continues to protect the EPA, and the manufacturer of glyphosate while endangering the American people. Read more HERE.
How I Protect Myself from Glyphosate:
I don’t spray my lawn or garden with Roundup® or any glyphosate-containing weedkiller. As an alternative, we pull unwanted weeds by hand or spray with a 1:1 mixture of organic vinegar and water.
Iask my neighbors not to spray their lawn with glyphosate-containing chemicals.
I place my trust with my local farmers. I call or visit local farms and ask if any chemicals are sprayed on the crops or on the feed that is given to the animals. If chemicals are used, I encourage the farm to stop by letting them know that if they change to organic practices, I will become a customer. If chemicals are not used then I support that farm with my dollars.
I grow my own vegetables and fruits, when possible, which ensures they are free of harmful chemicals.
I buy organic food at the grocery store. I look for the USDA Organic seal AND the words “100% organic” on the package or label. Currently, USDA National Organic Program standards do not allow the use of glyphosate on organic crops, and processed foods are not allowed to contain glyphosate levels that are above the glyphosate residue maximum limit of 5% of the EPA or FDA tolerance for glyphosate. So, looking for the USDA organic label is a start. However, this label contains serious flaws. For instance, the organic regulations are not adequately enforced. Consequently, we’re learning that even organic foods can be contaminated with glyphosate and that conventionally grown grains have been sold as “organic.” However, while it is far from perfect, unless you buy from your local farmer or grow your own food, this label is generally better than the conventional alternatives in the grocery store.
Since the organic label is flawed, I also look for theGlyphosate Residue Free verification seal, which is a free market solution provided by The Detox Project. In order to qualify for the Glyphosate Residue Free seal of approval, a food or ingredient must pass the strictest testing – “no glyphosate or AMPA residues down to the limits of laboratory detection.” All products that achieve “Glyphosate Residue Free” status are tested at least three times per year in addition to being subject to spot checks. When I see products carrying the Glyphosate Residue Free verification seal, I purchase those products instead of their counterparts that do not carry the seal. Click HERE to find a list of verified products.
Now I only eat organic foods, but when I started out, I slowly transitioned using the “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen.” These are lists that can help you avoid the most contaminated produce. Every year, the Environmental Working Group releases a report of the dirtiest and cleanest produce. The “Dirty Dozen” is a list of the 12 fruits and vegetables containing the most pesticide residues. The “Clean Fifteen” is a list of the 15 fruits and vegetables containing the least amount of pesticide residues. Get the list HERE.
I take off my shoes before entering my house, so I don’t potentially track glyphosate into my home.
I filter my water. Glyphosate is water-soluble, so it’s very comfortable hanging out in your water supply. To remove it, I use a whole house water filtration system in addition to a reverse osmosis filter on my kitchen sink. A less expensive alternative is the Berkey water filter, which has been shown through laboratory testing to remove roughly 75% of glyphosate.
I periodically call my local grocery store and ask them to carry brands and products containing the Glyphosate Residue Free verification seal.I routinely pick a processed food in my pantry or refrigerator and contact the manufacturer. I tell them that I don’t want my family eating glyphosate and then ask if they would please consider having that processed food certified through The Detox Project. I also tell the company I will no longer eat that food until I have confidence that it does not contain glyphosate. (The company website is usually listed on the product. Go to that website and find the “Contact Us” link. Usually that link brings you to an email or phone number).
I share the news with friends and family and kindly encourage them to take action so that we can move the market together.
What you believe becomes your reality. I believe that the power of positive thinking has a profound impact on how chemicals effect your body. Consequently, if I am proactive in protecting myself and then I give the rest to God instead of worrying about it, I believe He will take care of the rest. So, I pray for protection from glyphosate and all the other toxic chemicals in our food, water, and air. Then, I let it go – knowing I’ve done what I can do and having faith that He will do the rest.
Most every pregnant mom experiences morning sickness and even afternoon sickness, night sickness or any time during the day. You see, nausea can be debilitating. And probably a billion pregnant moms are enduring nausea right now and are unfortunately mostly powerless to stop it or even prevent it, but it’s not because of the reason you think it is – it’s not because well, you’re pregnant, even though pregnancy would seem to be the most obvious reason. There is actually a bigger cause of nausea during pregnancy that is far less obvious, even though it is actually the bigger cause of nausea or said another way, seriously exacerbates the slight nausea that is already there, but in either case, this bigger cause makes it all worse.
The Bigger Cause
Are you ready? The bigger cause of all that terrible nausea most every mom experiences during pregnancy is due to the fact that most every mom is desperate to swallow pills, tablets and capsules that are supposed to have nutrition, but never gets absorbed nor assimilated. Why not? Because pregnancy is the time when digestion is at its weakest and the most fragile. According to various reports and studies on pregnancy and nutrition, results show that every unhealthy pregnancy and every unhealthy baby born, somehow did not receive enough nutrition! And these results are after studying 1,000s of pregnant moms who swallowed pills, tablets and capsules every single day that was supposed to provide enough prenatal nutrition.
Now, you could conclude yourself that if the results show no improvement, even after swallowing so much ‘nutrition’ every day for 9 months, then that ‘nutrition’ must not be real nutrition at all, but I won’t go there, instead I’ll just point out the bigger cause of nausea during pregnancy – pills, tablets and capsules! Forget about the nutrition for a moment and ask yourself, if I swallow pills, tablets and capsules every day when my digestion is at its weakest and most fragile, and then threw up each day, how could I possibly absorb and assimilate enough nutrition to create a truly healthy pregnancy and a truly healthy baby anyway – you can’t! no one can. There is only one way to easily digest and assimilate every nutrient you swallow, without feeling too nauseous to the point of throwing up, and that’s to eat it or drink it instead.
You see, when your digestion is at its weakest, there is only one form of nutrition your body can digest and assimilate – raw food! Raw food requires very little energy to digest and even less energy to assimilate. Raw food is your path to a truly healthy pregnancy and a truly healthy baby. But, does that mean you should run to your nearest health food store and buy some organic produce and become a vegan? Well, that might be better, but that is still not the best way, because there is something even better than doing that.
I have known for a while now that pesticide-free produce or “certified organic produce” now sold in health food stores is actually much less pesticide-free than “certified organic” once was just a decade ago. In other words, as time goes on, the “organic certification” is slowly becoming more and more contaminated, which is why even though eating “certified organic” is more popular now than ever, chronic illness is still on the rise and I’m sure will keep rising for many years to come.
You might be thinking right about now, “so what do I do?”. That’s the wisest question you can ask yourself at this point, because the answer will change the health of your pregnancy and the health of your baby forever! The answer will not only create the healthiest pregnancy and baby you have ever seen, but will help anyone trying to get pregnant and also any woman who experienced multiple miscarriages to also experience a truly healthy pregnancy and a truly healthy baby. I call it “Truly Healthy Mom”, because that’s what you become, a Truly Healthy Mom! And when you’re truly healthy, so is your baby!
Did you know that the FDA doesn’t require nutrition facts
for alcoholic beverages?? Does this mean that innocence is bliss when it comes
to alcohol and your diet plan?? What you don’t know doesn’t count or doesn’t
hurt you?? Well, the waistline seems to respond regardless of the data. Wine
has been called the “nectar of the gods” and beer has developed into a brewery
on every corner. Alcohol is a pleasurable beverage many people enjoy; which
type is a matter of personal preference, availability, and sometimes culture.
A bottle of wine has about 750 calories compared to a six
pack of beer that has about 900 calories. This means that if you had a standard
glass of wine every night (6oz), that’s 1260 calories added up for the week. Having
a standard pint of beer (14oz) each night would be 1500 calories for the week. For
these terms, one glass of wine is equivalent to 1.5 bottles of beer (of course
this varies). Carbohydrate content varies between types, but a typical glass of
wine has between 9 to 19 carbs while a typical pint of beer has about 16 to 22
carbs. Both wine and beer have lighter and darker variations. For both
beverages, the lighter the type, the fewer calories. Even though this
information might not be displayed on the beverage, we know that each contains
sugar and calories from the alcohol and fat.
There are some interesting statistics associated with
alcohol consumers. Some research has even pointed towards a faster brain
decline in functioning in nondrinkers versus drinkers. Moderate drinkers are
50% less likely to have a stroke and 30% less likely to develop type 2
Wine drinkers have a 34% less mortality rate. Red wine
contains tannin and procyanidins which protect against heart disease. One glass
also contains 187 mg of potassium and wine also has fiber. This drink also
contains flavonoids which help protect against the sun’s UV rays. Wine is
acidic which means it can hinder your teeth’s enamel. It has been associated
with triggering migraines. Wine can also elevate triglyceride levels which is
associated with weight gain and obesity. Excessive amounts can lead to liver
Beer contains silicon which improves bone density to help
offset osteoporosis. Beer seems to act more like food in the body because it
contains protein, fiber, folate, niacin, and vitamin B. Having too much beer
can lead to burping, liver damage, heart burn, and dehydration. Certain craft
brews can be very high in calories. Beer had been said to be the world’s most
highly consumed alcoholic beverage.
Whichever type you choose, moderation is always important.
Drinking your calories in addition to your regular diet needs to be accounted
for. These drinks can be a set-back to caloric restriction and hinder
motivation to be active. Try to read what labels and information is available
and look for lighter versions. Your taste-buds shouldn’t be the total dictator
in your decision making. Don’t wait until you have your beer or wine goggles on
to decide what’s best for your body.
“So, I want to give you a sense of the
amount of data that you can get from a single sample, right? If I get stool
sample and go through the lab process and generate the data that corresponds to
that one sample, it’s several gigabytes of data. In fact, if you think about it
as the number of books that you might want to read or something, in one sample
there’s the equivalent of a public library’s worth of books.” Guru Banavar from
the Interconnected series
Imagine a world where
everything you need to know about yourself was as close as your bathroom. Years ago, stool specimens were mostly used
for detecting occult blood, bacteria or parasites. Artificial Intelligence data can now give you
an entire library of information about your gut microbiome from one stool
specimen—the deficiencies in nutrients, and toxicities that are causing
The root cause of almost all
chronic disease is deficiency of nutrients and toxicity of chemicals. You may
not think autism, heart disease, cancer, or Alzheimer’s has to do with your gut
microbiome, but it all starts there. The
nutrients your body needs, the way your body breaks down your food and
assimilates the nutrients, the way your immune system works, the way you
eliminate toxins—determine your health or lack of it. Our fast food, highly
processed, convenience store, energy in a can Western diet has no nutrient
value and despite an epidemic of obese individuals—these same individuals are
starving for actual nutrition. And
they’re full of toxic chemicals. And it all starts in your gut.
But what exactly should we
eat? Keto, Paleo, Mediterranean, grain
free, low carb, raw food, high fat, low fat, no sugar, artificial sugar, grass
fed, cage free, vegan—the choices are confusing, contradictory, and
overwhelming. Is organic really better?
Is the higher price worth it? And
don’t forget about lectins—those nightshades are definitely not gut friendly. (Resource
But seriously—what Italian
couldn’t digest a tomato?
The state of our individual
gut microbiome is a microcosm of the state of our food supply and lifestyle
adaptations over the last several decades.
The ancients never debated organic vs. hybrid, genetically modified food crops. They “farmed’ the land along with the power of nature—sunlight, rainwater—and the help of soil microbes. Soil that is fertilized from composted vegetation and manure create rich aerated fields filled with worms, bacteria, and healthy microbial organisms. Nothing like the smell of fresh manure spread on a field in spring. (Unless of course, the animals donating the manure are factory farmed, antibiotic filled, sickly beings.) The natural ammonia has life restoring properties. Natural fertilizer is teeming with microbial life and gives nutrients back to the land.
It’s the circle of life.
Contrast this to our modern
day synthetic fertilizers. Sprayed
rather heavily due to run off from the hard dead soil it creates– by humans
wearing protective gear—this chemical poison has no benefit to the soil.
Synthetic fertilizer works by shocking the plant to spur growth. This inhibits
the plants natural growth cycle that allows it time to take in essential
minerals and nutrients. Every time you grow a crop, that crop takes specific
nutrients from the soil that must be replaced. This is why farmers rotate crops
and replace nutrients. Lack of soil nutrients means tasteless and nutrient
deficient crops that don’t nourish our human microbiome either.
The run off from these
chemical fertilizers contain nitrates that enter our streams, lakes, and water
systems. These nitrates deplete the water of oxygen—causing algae to grow and suffocating
fish and aquatic life. Similarly—when these synthetic nitrates enter our human
bloodstream—they attach to hemoglobin molecules and starve the body of oxygen.
Synthetic nitrates can
convert into tumor causing nitrosamines.
Plants that have been
nurtured with organic soil and get their ammonia from manure and composted
veggies, convert that ammonia into healthy nitrates, which produce nitric
oxide. Nitric oxide enriches the human body by dilating the blood vessels,
lowering blood pressure, and increasing oxygen consumption. Nitric oxide
benefits the entire human body in many ways. I’ve heard it helps with erectile
dysfunction. (Resource below)
Mother nature always knows
In addition to GMO food, there are many lifestyle factors that contribute to our gut dysfunction. Some say that bacteria outnumber our regular blood cells by 10:1. The rise in C-section births and bottle fed infants has lead to a lack of seeding our gut with these beneficial bacteria. We now know that these microbes are critical to lifelong immunity. The bacterial composition in a pregnant woman changes as the body prepares for birth. This prepares the fetus for life outside the womb. However, in the first 12 years of life, many children receive multiple courses of antibiotics that can decimate a child’s microbiome and cause leaky gut. Rarely do pediatricians suggest preventative strategies or enough probiotics to replenish good bacteria.
This deficiency sets you up for all kinds of chronic conditions along life’s path. You’re only born once. And no medical doctor will ever trace the root cause back to the birth experience. No cardiologist will ever tell you that your arrhythmia is caused by a lack of nutrients, not a lack of heart drugs. Nor will they have any answers how to create the microbial diversity necessary to truly heal the cause. Instead, they will give you medicine upon medicine to sequester the symptoms. Chronic disease is great for repeat business—but not for vibrant health for the patient. It never gets rid of the cause.
And that’s where Artificial Intelligence will change the dynamics. The current food system profits from cheap processed foods that rely on taxpayer subsidies. The food industry enables the medical industry to profit from trillions of dollars spent treating symptoms that arise from poor food and lifestyle choices. Interesting circle. The good news is you can choose to change your lifestyle choices! You can grow your own organic food. You can make your own fermented food. The power lies within you. 90% of your health comes from food and lifestyle choices—while only 10% comes from medical intervention. By using new AI technology that provides detailed data from simple saliva, finger stick blood tests, or stool specimens you take at home– you can get detailed information on how to correct these lifelong imbalances. You can heal chronic conditions. Do your research into these new technologies. The body is a miraculous self-healing gift.
Most people involved with natural healing usually advise specific
vitamin, mineral, or other food supplements, depending upon the state of health
of the person desiring to reverse something.
There is a lot of research being done to further understand
the physiological effects of these food factors.
The use of these natural
substances as medication has been hotly contested by most of the medical
profession. The average conventional physician feels that all factors necessary
for health can be gotten through the SAD (Standard American Diet) and that
additional supplements are a waste of money.
Practitioners that practice
natural healing feel that the SAD, in no way, supplies these needed elements in
quantities to promote health for several reasons.
For one, our foods are grown on
soils that have been depleted by intensive farming since 1940, using
petro-chemical fertilizers instead of manure, without a clue about the proper
understanding of the organic principles of land use and ecology.
Next, these farming methods have
stripped the soil of health promoting minerals like sulfur and zinc, which are
essentially void in the soil and ultimately the food.
Even if the food looks nutritious
it does not supply the same proportion of minerals that food 70 years ago
To make matters worse these
already mineral deficient foods are canned, stored for long periods, or cooked
improperly simply to extend shelf life. And the average person? Clueless as to
how to prevent loss of water-soluble vitamins from food, or destruction of
heat-unstable vitamins in cooking.
Then the refining of foods such
as we see on nearly every supermarket shelf is another cause of reduced food
Yet we think that the replacement
or addition of a few vitamins can duplicate or make up for the wholesale
destruction of our basic food groups.
Even if our food supply were the
best available and we were careful to eat only organic and unprocessed foods,
there is still the fact that we would still likely be nutritionally deficient.
If this were not true I would not have gone through a detox process after
taking the sulfur crystals with a diet that is 99% organic with no processed
foods, GMOs (soy, corn, cotton, canola), sodas, salmonella-ridden eggs, or
All of us have our own
biochemical makeup. As members of the homo sapiens and not exact replicas of a
common ancestor, we are basically evolving with unique variations in our
biochemical makeup and requirements.
There is documentation supporting
the fact a myriad of rare conditions have been recognized where due to a genetic
biochemical alteration, an individual may need many times the recommended
amount of a nutrient simply to maintain normal function and health. What is
less well known and/or recognized, is that it is far more common for there to
be a partial block in the ability for the body to utilize a nutrient. This
metabolic fault may be genetic or acquired.
An example of a genetic cause
would be the production of abnormal enzymes that are either deficient in number
or are unable to bind to their cofactors. Vitamins are cofactors for enzyme
Without this bond many
biochemical connections are unable to be completed, resulting in what may
appear to be a nutritional deficiency of a single nutrient, when in fact an
average, or even above average, amount of that nutrient is consumed in the
To correct this situation, a very
large amount of the cofactor must be supplied to “force” the enzyme reaction to
When we consider that even by the
most orthodox estimates and techniques of estimating the biochemical need of a nutrient,
as expressed by the recommended daily allowances of the known essential
nutrients, 1 to 2 percent of the population will need more than the RDAs of an
individual nutrient to maintain proper health.
When you multiply this 1 to 2
percent by the 50 or more known essential nutrients, you can see how probable
it is that a given individual might be nutritionally deficient in at least one
if not more of these essential factors, if the diet supplied only the RDA
From these observations the
concept of orthomolecular medicine was born. The literal meaning of
orthomolecular means the right molecule
and describes a form of healing that treats disease by supplying the right
amount of individual nutrients, according to the individual needs of the
Stress also places a further
burden on the body and rapidly depletes the stores of many vitamins. Tobacco,
alcohol, coffee, fluoride, GMOs, and air pollution do the same.
Then there’s the tongue. That wonderful bodily feature that overrides
the intelligence by acquiring a particular taste and making sure the body
sticks to it. Despite all the evidence proving that the physiology of the human
body, from the shape of the teeth to the convoluted shape of the intestines,
indicates that we should be consuming a plant-based diet, the tongue convinces
the intelligence that flesh and blood is the way to go.
Do you really believe that God
would not allow mankind to get vitamin B-12 and the essential amino acids from
a plant-based diet? That’s why sulfur was obtained from time immemorial through
manure, and it was this sulfur that enabled the body to produce vitamin B-12
and the essential amino acids. You can all thank the Rockefellers and their
endless quest for the Almighty Sign ($$$) for taking that away from you.
The aim of supplemental therapy
is to supply essential nutrients deficient in the body to aid in the healing
process. On some occasions, supplements are taken more for specific therapeutic
effects. In those cases the supplements are more like medicines and less like
nutrients. Examples of this would be taking high doses of garlic to dissolve
mucus or high doses of vitamins A and C to increase the effectiveness of the
body’s immune system.
One thing to watch out for is the
misconception of glandular therapy. Years ago, some naturopaths that succumbed
to the idiocy, suggested that taking the gland of some animal to aid recovery
in the human body was beneficial. But research has proven that animal glands
work for animals and will have an adverse effect on humans.
In closing, understand that your
body is continually undergoing a process of cellular death and rebirth. It is
essential for this continual regeneration and repair that all of the necessary
building blocks be made available.
Diet is one of, if not, the most
crucial factors in the production of health or disease.
One last bit. After writing
articles on diet, fasting and elimination I felt it was time to put my money
where my mouth was. So I did a three-day fast on water, carrot-apple-ginger
juice, and a drink that I made using Bragg’s apple cider vinegar, apple juice,
water, cinnamon and stevia. After the 3 days I loved the light feeling I
experienced and kept drinking the drink (recipe at the end), added smoothies,
and went raw. In two weeks I’ve lost 12 pounds with no loss in energy and still
followed my athletics regimen.
OK, here’s the drink recipe for
16 ounces (just double it for a quart): 3 tablespoons of Bragg’s apple cider
vinegar; 8 drops of stevia; ¼ teaspoon cinnamon; then roughly 8 ounces of
organic apple juice and the rest unfluoridated water. Then refrigerate it and
shake well before drinking as the cinnamon has a tendency to rise.
In the incredible 25 Amazing (and
Disturbing) Facts About the Hidden History of Medicine, NaturalNews writer S.D.
Wells exposes the conspiracy embarked upon by the pharmaceutical industry and
allopathic medicine to change the word patient to the word customer, for the
one and only purpose to make and extract money from wherever they possibly
In his fact “#16: Beginning in
the 1960’s”, blood thinners were made with chemicals from rat poison and pig
intestines, and Mr. Wells said this in his last paragraph:
“Ever heard of cayenne pepper and
an organic plant-based diet? Natural blood thinners and clot prevention
nutrients include omega-3 fatty acids, oil of oregano, apple cider vinegar,
vitamin C, ginseng, MSM (methylsulfonymethane aka organic sulfur crystals),
ginger, cayenne pepper, garlic, onions, prunes, cherries, cranberries, blueberries,
grapes, hawthorne berry, and even strawberries.”
He also talked about various fish
products. But, there ain’t no ocean in the world that is free of mercury,
radiation, toxic waste products, and other pollutants. So, why freaking eat
what’s loaded with all that crap?
If you go to www.healthtalkhawaii.com/ Products,
you can learn about the incredible
benefits of the MSM and a brief word about an insane super food. Oh yeah, after taking the sulfur for 21/2
days, my lifelong asthma disappeared and has not come back in 12 years.
Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to avoid getting sick and spreading germs. When this gel first hit the market, we were prone to believe it would stop all germs in their tracks. However, in certain situations, soap and water are not available. When this occurs, according to the CDC, using alcohol -based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol can be effective. Alcohol concentration between 60-90% can successfully help kill germs. When correctly used, alcohol-based hand sanitizer can kill many types of microbes, understand that soap and water are most effective at killing more strains of germs. Application must involve spreading the sanitizer over the entire hand. However, when the hands are too greasy or soiled, sanitizer will not be as effective. They also do not remove harmful chemicals such as pesticides.
Hand sanitizers are now found everywhere. They’re in
hospitals, bathrooms, restaurants, and in the workplace. It is a convenient
alternative. Some people now use them multiple times per day. Therefore, the
FDA wants to be certain that these products are safe and effective. Many of the
labels read that the product kills 99.999% of germs, but the FDA wants better
research on this. At this point, when the sanitizer contains 60-65% alcohol, it
is just like putting moonshine alcohol on the hands and the germs will be
killed. There is some evidence that hand sanitizers don’t protect from norovirus
which is the most common cause of the flu.
The Global Hygiene Council recommends washing the hands with
soap and water at minimum six times per day. Considering a person eats at least
three times per day and uses the restroom, this number is realistic. Hand
washing should be performed:
Before eating food
Before and after preparing food
After using the toilet
Before or after treating a cut or wound
After touching an animal
After touching garbage
After coughing, sneezing, or blowing the nose
After being around or helping someone who is
After changing diapers
The hands should be lathered and scrubbed for at least 20
seconds. They should then be rinsed and dried. Hand sanitizers do reduce the
number of germs, but not as well as hand washing can do. Hand sanitizers should
be rubbed all over the hands and then air dried. It most situations, the bottom
line is that when soap and water aren’t available it is much better than
nothing to use alcohol- based hand sanitizer. There are many types and brands
available today, some with different scents and colors. The important part is
to look for at least 60% alcohol content and to make sure the entire hand has
been in contact with the gel. Otherwise, just like mom and dad had us do, soap
and water is the best option.
There are all sorts of moms out there. Some moms eat chips and cookies for snacks; other moms eat broccoli, beets and sometimes hemp seeds for snacks. But one thing is for sure, we all need moms who can remain healthy and live a long life, because moms are very important. Moms show us that we should never give up on staying healthy and never settle on treatments that just exacerbate our pain or illness. Also, moms show us how to fight for our health, because no one else will, often not even within our own family.
I am of course talking about friends and family who mean well, but have absolutely no idea what it takes to get and stay healthy, yet will urge you to “go see a doctor”. That happened to my wife some years back and she listened to everyone around her, yet after experiencing the most painful pregnancy, for the first 4 months and then fell into a coma soon after, when she finally woke up she decided she had enough listing to well-meaning friends and family who live inside the “medical bubble”.
What’s a “medical bubble”? People create bubbles in their lives, often without realizing it. Bubbles prevent you from experiencing different perspectives outside your bubble, which is comfortable, so when anyone encroaches on your bubble, then you might get annoyed or even angry at that person for contradicting the bubble that you have created, probably unknowingly, too. Well, all around my wife was a plethora of friends and family urging her to swallow any pill her Pediatrician told her to swallow, even if the side-effects listed on any of those inserts included stroke and death, which most did actually.
My wife fell into a coma and so thankfully I was there to rush her to the E.R. where they admitted her quickly. There I was by her bedside crying and praying, until she finally woke up! That scared us so much that she, then me, decided to rely on food instead of pills. But what kind of food? Everyone knows organic food sold at the health food store is supposed to be “healthy”, but we ate organic food every day and still my wife was in pain for those first 4 months.
That’s when I started my search for food that is even healthier than certified organic, much healthier in fact. You see, I had known for many years that organic produce is not 100% organic and probably never was. So I had to seek out food healthy enough to literally rejuvenate sick and dying cells, shrink my wife’s painful fibroids and of course deliver a very healthy boy! And do this all in the 5 months that were left! And guess what, I did! I mixed it for my wife to drink every day and 5 months later she gave birth to a very healthy boy, and without any drugs at all.
Of course my wife explains it a lot better than me, so she put her own story online called “Truly Healthy Mom”, for any mom to read and finally change their own health rapidly. Because there are too many unhealthy pregnancies and way too many unhealthy babies being delivered, we think it’s time for you to take the health of your body and your child into your own hands, and now you can!
Every time we pick up a newspaper or watch the news, the lead story is
always about some person-to- person horror with the foundation being centered
around race, culture or religion always resulting in bloodshed, mayhem, chaos
Seeing this we become fearful and anxious and struggle to remain optimistic
and positive. Somehow, in Hawaii, we seem to find a way through this with
tolerance, civility and being observant.
Coming to Hawaii in the 70’s, in the laid back town of Lahaina, I was
definitely the new kid on the block. I was haole (Caucasian), had long hair and
a beard, and stood out like a sore thumb.
Every day I would go to the town tennis court, watch 3 guys playing 2
against 1, and never say a word. After about an hour I would leave. This
scenario was repeated for 4 days. On the 5th day the 1 guy said,
“You like play”?
My game was good and my vibe was easy. In no time we all became friends.
When that happened, I was asked, “Why you say nuting every day”?
I explained that I didn’t want to push myself on anyone and I respected
their right to play the way they wanted to.
My feeling was that Hawaii was a “melting pot” of ethnicity and for the most
part they were here a lot longer than me.
That’s the reality. For nearly 200 years, people from all over the world
have come here to form a community where our differences defined us rather than
We have no majority race and diversity is readily accepted. This is counter
to other parts of the world where things are looked at as majority or minority.
Our cultural philosophy leans away from the more, the better. So, our foods,
language, traditions and actions morph into chop suey. But the one thing that
has its defining moment is the condition of our heart. No one says they are
better, or tries to show anyone up. It’s like we are all family. We walk down
the street, look a stranger in the eye, smile and say, “Howzit”? They smile
Recently, a program was started here called, Pillars of Peace. The program
is designed to bring global peace leaders here to learn of our unique culture
and see if it can be replicated worldwide.
The first to come was the Dalai Lama. His intent is to spend quite some time
here to learn about why we have what we have and why we take it for granted as
the way it is supposed to be.
Does he hold audiences in large churches, auditoriums, or stadiums? No! He
visits schools, interacts with the kids and says he wants to use Hawaii as the
example to create a society where peace is built on a foundation of aloha.
We are not in the illusion that the aloha spirit will endure without a
conscious effort to preserve it as we undertake the same effort to preserve our
unique physical environment.
As islanders, we are all linked and dependent upon each other’s actions, so
much so that it is impossible to separate the notion of environmental or
economic sustainability from the notion of personal and communal
Why can’t we all be “pillars of peace”? How hard is it to promote a just and
equitable society that meets its challenges head-on with mutual respect for
differences in race, color and creed and the grace to find common ground?
If people would see the person as a car with a driver, everything would be
simple. The car comes in different sizes, shapes, colors and accessories but it
cannot move without the driver. The car is material. The driver is pure spirit.
So, if you look beyond the car and view the driver you will see that all the
drivers are spiritual and eternal in nature, all having the same Father. As
such we are all related.
When the driver leaves the car, everything is still present on and in the
car. So, why can’t it move? Because the driver has gone back home or has found
a new car to drive.
Accepting this and devoting ourselves to it opens the door to a bright
future devoid of hate, prejudice and animosity. Rather than seeing different
colors or religions we see “family”, with each member having their right to
choose their own path.
This unique “spirit of aloha” is our contribution to the world and our most
precious resource. It’s just too bad the politicians, the pharmaceutical
empire, the big food industry, Bayer and Monsanto don’t see it the same way.
As a final note, the literal translation of the word aloha is, “I see the
spirit within you”.
Heat and ice are natural at home remedies for many aches and
pains. However, depending on your particular problem, there is a preferential
treatment for alleviation. In general, heat increases blood flow which helps
tight muscles to relax and helps stiff joints to loosen up. Ice works by
constricting blood flow which numbs pain, reduces inflammation, and helps
In general heat is used for chronic long-term injuries. The
increased temperature makes the area feel better. In doing so, flexibility is
increased. Again, bouts of 20 minutes should be performed whenever pain is
felt. For arthritis, heat will help loosen up stiff joints. Heat can help
reduce the severity of headaches. When applied to the neck area, heat will
relax the throbbing head and tension of the neck muscles. Heat can also reduce
the stiffness of muscle sprains, especially those that have lasted longer than
6 weeks. It is important to note that heat should not be used for inflammation
because it only worsens this condition. Dry heat can be used which includes heat
pads, dry heating packs, or even saunas. Moist heat can be used which includes
hot baths or a moist towel. Heat should not be applied to an open wound. Heat
is not recommended for persons with diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and vascular
In general, ice should be applied to the area for 20 minutes
and removed for 20 minutes to help the initial injury. Cold therapy is also
called cryotherapy. This cycle should be repeated for the first 48 hours. An
ice pack can be as simple as a pack of frozen peas or corn. The popular method
is ice cubes in a Ziploc bag. Ice can also be massaged on the area by freezing
a cup of water and using the top area to rub on the site. Ice baths can be
done. Ice is the go-to method for any acute injuries. Upon application, it will
decrease inflammation and swelling. As uncomfortable and cold as it may be, ice
on the site of injury will work its magic to help reduce pain. Ice helps gout
flare ups by numbing the pain. It should be used for strains which are pulled
muscles or injured tendons. Ice will help reduce the swelling of these areas
and feelings of tenderness. Ice should be used for tendinitis. This usually
occurs in the joint involving the shoulder, wrists, knees, elbows, and heel.
The pain will be numbed. Ice should not be applied directly to the skin.
Pain should only be temporary. Be sure to seek medical
attention when serious injuries occur. A doctor can recommend best at home
practices to help. Don’t let an injury set you back any longer than it has to.
Take action the right way from the start and get well as soon as possible.