There is a reason that C-section babies get sicker more often than vaginal birth babies. A number of studies show that children delivered by Caesarean section have a different intestinal flora than those delivered naturally. Babies cut out of the womb develop lower numbers of cells that strengthen and build the immune system. Natural birth newborns are exposed to more bacteria from the mother than Caesarean babies. The natural birth baby’s immune system quickly learns to distinguish between its own harmless molecules and foreign molecules and thus have lower counts of reactive immune cells that can attack the body itself. All of this natural goodness comes from good-guy intestinal bacteria. C-sections babies often have more autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, Chrohn’s disease and allergies caused by an over-reaction by the immune system. But the latest researcher isn’t looking to suggest less Caesarean births – they want to patent new drugs to bypass the whole issue. Good luck with that one…
But they only spanked babies like this in the movies.
Do you ever get a lump in your throat trying to swallow while eating? This could be a condition called eosinophillic esophagitis (a fancy shmanshy word for “food allergy”). Eosinophillic esophagitis is an inflammatory disorder of the esophagus that is triggered by allergic sensitivity to certain foods that cause an over-accumulation in the esophagus of white blood cells. Eosinophillic esophagitis can flair up within seconds of swallowing food and cause reflux-like symptoms, vomiting, difficulty swallowing, tissue scarring, fibrosis, the formation of strictures and – CANCER. If you have ever seen someone with esophageal cancer then you already know that you would give anything to avoid ever having it – or would you?… Would you give up gluten or corn or fried food or your favorite Starbucks drink? Of course, the latest Big Pharma research showing this food allergy relationship to the esophagus is trying to find chemical drugs that will inhibit the reaction rather than simply avoiding the allergen. Bad idea peeps…
Trouble swallowing can be a symptom of food allergies
Colon polyps are merely symptoms of colon problems and are mostly caused by not enough fiber in the diet and eating foods high in trans fats. If you consume a diet of less than 80% raw fruits and veggies, you should eat more raw foods that are rich in fiber and take fiber supplements like psyllium husk or ground flaxseed. Always drink plenty of water, especially when taking fiber supplements. Taking a non-corn, non-GMO vitamin C helps reduce the formation of polyps. Mixed tocopherol vitamin E is loaded with antioxidants that help mitigate cell damage in the body associated with polyps. Vitamin A helps protect all of the epithelial cells of the body including the membranes lining the digestive tract. Avoid taking PPIs like Prilosec while staying off of antacids like Tums, Rolaids and etc. to help thwart the recurrence of polyps after surgery. Besides, if you think you need an antacid, you more than likely need to take some HCL instead. HCL should stop heartburn and raise the stomach acid as low stomach acid also breeds colon polyps.
Posted in Health News, Vitamins and supplements
Tagged colon cancer, colon polyps, dietary fiber, gmo free, heartburn, indigestion, natural polyp treatment, polyps, reflux, trans fats, vitamin a, vitamin c, vitamin e
Taking cinnamon supplements can actually reverse the brain changes that happen with Parkinson’s Disease. A recent study published in the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology goes so far as to say that cinnamon is one of the safest approaches to halt the progression of Parkinson’s. Cinnamon is metabolized in the liver into the natural drug-form of sodium benzoate. Big Pharma patents sodium benzoate as a drug treatment for hepatic metabolic defects (with side effects of course). Cinnamon is naturally anti-ammonemic and is a natural antimicrobial – without the Big Pharma drug effects. The two forms of cinnamon in the US are the cheaper cassia cinnamon and the purer, more expensive Ceylon cinnamon. Both types work just as well but the cheaper cinnamon cassia contains coumarin, which is hepatotoxic. Feeding, ground cinnamon to mice stopped the loss of Parkin and DJ-1 proteins that protect neurons, normalize neurotransmitter levels, and improve motor functions. Works well in humans too!
Totally preventable and treatable in my opinion.
Posted in Health News, Vitamins and supplements
Tagged antimicrobial, big pharma, brain disorder, cassia cinnamon, ceylon cinnamon, cinnamon, motor function, parkinson's, parkinson's disease, pill rolling, side effects, sodium benzoate
Whenever you cut or drug the human body there are always consequences and vasectomy is no exception. Sterilization by vasectomy brings a greater risk for prostate cancer, and a stronger risk for advanced or lethal prostate cancer according to Harvard. This wasn’t some tiny study of 10 patients over 90 days but rather a 24 year follow-up study on some 50,000 men. 15% of men have this snip-snip surgery and vasectomy is the most common form of contraception in the U.S. Prostate cancer is now the second-leading cause of cancer death among U.S. men (mostly thanks to aggressive and unnecessary cancer treatments causing even more deaths…) and having a vasectomy ups the risk of deadly prostate cancer up to 56% – the younger the man with the vasectomy, the higher the risk. If you are considering a vasectomy, think it through carefully. If you already had one, then start lowering your risk with diet and lifestyle changes while you are still healthy.
A little snip-snip could really hurt someone to death…
The nutrient lutein is a coloring pigment found in yellow and orange plants and eggs that is a close relative to vitamin A. Lutein is an antioxidant that helps reduce free radical damage – especially in your eyes. Lutein is found in high concentrations in the retinas and is a critical component of normal vision. People with high levels of lutein in their blood also have healthier blood vessels. Your eyes have some of the most sensitive blood vessels in the body and if you are eating a diet with lots of colorful, healthy fruits and vegetables, you should getting ample amounts of lutein. But if you are behind in antioxidants and suffering in your vision, a good supplement of lutein can help catch you up while you improve your diet. If you have a crappy diet and don’t wish to change it, I highly suggest this supplement to help stave off eye disease – but who wouldn’t want to do the natural thing? That would be stone-cold crazy!
Keep your eyes on the prized lutein!
We will never win the Alzheimer’s battle with chemical drugs – because Alzheimer’s Disease is not caused by a drug deficiency. The best that Big Pharma has to offer for the Alzheimer’s victim is the drug Aricept, which has side effects that are so bad they cannot be tolerated by a whopping 26% of takers, AND it only offers a temporary boost in memory and cognitive function anyhow with absolutely no reversal or slowing the progress of Alzheimer’s Disease. Namenda is another Big Pharma gambit that is no better and packs a litany of similar side effects along with no hope for reversing or stopping Alzheimer’s. Side effects reported from either of these drugs include: arrhythmia, high blood pressure, dizziness, diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, reduced hearing, blurred vision, cataracts, kidney disease, heart attacks, and seizures or convulsions. Did you know that coconut oil and niacin out-perform these meds naturally and actually help reverse Alzheimer’s disease without the deadly side effects? Still want those drugs?
Modern medicine is not winning this battle for you.
If you are reading the food ingredient label and it says “sugar” – and it doesn’t say what kind of sugar – you can bet it came from a GMO crop like corn or sugar beets. There are two big reasons to suspect this product: The first is that cane sugar is more expensive than GMO corn or beet sugar and no processed food maker in their right mind would forget to label their product with the healthy buzzwords “made from cane sugar”. The second reason is for a product to be “GMO-free”, it takes GMO-free food ingredients. If the sugar comes from GMO sources then that wipes out any GMO-free food label claim. Consider this: over half of the sugar today in the US comes from sugar beets and over 90% of all sugar beets are now genetically modified. But which is worse for you; GMO sugar or artificial sweetener? Let me ask you this: Would you rather be shot to death or stabbed to death? Dead is still dead…
If you are waiting for someone to make a law to protect you from GMOs, you are being foolish…
Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News
Tagged artificial sweetener, beet sugar, corn sugar, food label, gmo beets, gmo free, gmo label, gmo sugar, ingredient label, sugar
The Medicaid cookie cutter doesn’t work when you compare it to regular health insurance. Compared to private insurance patients, the average Medicaid patient is usually younger, twice as likely to smoke, and have higher rates of conditions related to chronic poor health habits – including diabetes, obesity, lung disease and vascular problems. This makes a Medicaid patient much riskier for surgery or treatment at any medical facility. No wonder hospitals and care facilities turn away the Medicaid patient when they can. The fact is that over 61% of all surgeries on Medicaid patients are done at about one-third of hospitals. We are entering an era of expanding Medicaid coverage and are going to see a sharp rise in medical complications, readmissions to hospitals and other issues. Medicaid patients already receive a lower quality of care on average. I think this should be a diet and lifestyle wake-up call. Don’t hit the snooze button peeps!
Better take this call peeps, it is important.
Food marketers use many different buzzwords that confuse the buyer to sell their products. Marketers are banking on consumers being pretty much stupid when it comes to food and health related buzzwords. When most people read the words “antioxidant,” “gluten-free” and “whole grain,” splashed across the front of a food package, they are hornswoggled into thinking that this packaged food labeled with those words is healthier than it really is. You might advertise that Cherry 7-up has antioxidants but it doesn’t make it healthy for you to drink. You can promote a cake mix as gluten-free but pack it out with GMO soy/corn and load it with food chemicals and artificial sweeteners. You can claim that something is made with whole grains and still bulk it up with processed grains bolstered with a minimum of whole grains. This is how food marketers generate a false sense of health – while cutting your purse and stealing your money AND your health…
Don’t believe everything you read on the front label…
Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News
Tagged antioxidant, artificial sweeteners, food buzzwords, food chemicals, food nutrition, gluten free, gmo, gmos, health buzzwords, whole grains
Taking time out for a nap can improve stamina, motor skills, and even enhance creativity. According to the University of California, without a midday nap, people cannot perform at optimal levels throughout the rest of the day and performance falls apart. The next time you hit an afternoon slump, take a power nap to get a fresh burst of creativity and energy. But the benefits of napping just keep on stacking up: Power naps decrease the risk of dying from heart-related complications by a whopping 37% with just 3 sneaky-snoozes per week! What if I told you that sleeping for 20 minutes helps the release of growth hormones to aid in weight loss? The sweet spot target power naps is between 15-30 minutes. A Berkley report shows that naps must be this short in order to most effective because there is a diminishing return on benefits after 45 minutes. NASA says that napping for 30 minutes can improve cognitive faculties by around 40%. The best time for copping some Zs is between 1 and 3 in the afternoon.
At least his aim will be better when he wakes up!
Posted in Health News, Lifestyle
Tagged afternoon slump, creativity, energy, heart disease, improved cognition, nap time, napping, naps, power nap, sleeping, stamin, weight loss
A whopping 69.2% of Americans over 20 years old are either overweight or obese. This goes on even while Americans fork over $40 billion a year for weight loss products. About 80% who lose weight regain the weight they lost… plus some!
Yep, that’s fat!
Vegetable oils are some of the most chemically altered foods out there. Vegetable oils and margarines are made from oils extracted from rapeseed, soybean, corn, cottonseed and etc. Vegetable oils just aren’t natural and were pretty much non-existent until the early 1900s. Most vegetable oils are not like real butter or coconut oil that can be extracted pressing or separating naturally. Most vegetable oils are chemically separated, deodorized, and ultimately altered. How can these chemically altered foods be promoted as healthy for you? Even worse yet, if the vegetable oil made into shortening or margarine, it is hydrogenation to make it solid at cold temperatures. During the process of hydrogenation is where those deadly trans fats are created. Americans, on average, consume around 70lbs of vegetable oils every year. Unless it is cold pressed or expeller pressed, don’t trust it!
Vegetable oils, margarine, shortening – just not good diet foods.
Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News
Tagged butter, canola oil, coconut oil, cottonseed oil, food chemicals, hydrogenated oil, margarine, oils, trans fats, vegetable oil
Going on a prolonged water fast for 72hrs or more forces your body into an energy-saving mode. While your body is saving energy it is also recycling damaged and unneeded immune cells. White blood cell counts will actually go down with a prolonged fast but come roaring back to life healthier than ever once you go back to eating. Fasting first forces your body to use stored glucose, fat, ketones and then a significant portion of white blood cells. Fasting is like lightening a ship of heavy cargo that slows it down and threaten to sink it. The best part of prolonged fasting is that it also induces stem cell-based regeneration of new immune system cells that are highly adaptable to meet the needs of almost any kind of body repair required. Studies are showing that prolonged fasting can repair even a chemotherapy ravaged system and literally develop a new immune system – much better even than the expensive Big Pharma version of stem cell transplanting therapies.
When disease threatens to swamp your boat it’s time for a prolonged water fast!
Posted in Cancer, Health News
Tagged chemotherapy, fasting, immune cells, ketones, prolonged fasting, rebuilding the immune system, stem cell transplant, stem cells, t cells, water fast, water fasting, weight lost
You are four and a half times more likely to get a case of food poisoning from a restaurant than from cooking at home according to the CDC…
Just because it looks clean is no guarantee it is clean.
The supplement vinpocetine is made from the periwinkle plant Vinca minor and is great for maintaining and improving brain health and cognitive function as well as for treating cerebrovascular diseases. Vinpocetine improves brain blood flow and benefits brain cells by enhancing the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to them. Vinpocetine helps regulate blood pressure in critical areas by improving the actions of smooth muscle in blood vessels as they contract or expand the diameter of the vessels. Research also shows that vinpocetine can help prevent the neurotoxins that cause Alzheimer’s disease. But wait, there’s more! Vinpocetine also reduces the viscosity, or “stickiness,” of red blood cells and platelets to allow blood to flow more easily through narrowed vessels in a “watershed stroke” caused by hypoperfusion, while protecting cells from reperfusion injury during a stroke. But, the best time to take vinpocetine is before you need it. If you are at risk for stroke or are dealing with a dementia disorder then pick some up today.
Works better than drugs IMO!
Posted in Health News, Vitamins and supplements
Tagged alzheimers, blood pressure, brain health, ceerebrovascular, dementia, hypoperfusion, natural dementia treatment, reperfusion, stroke, stroke prevention, vinpocetine, watershed stoke
So, the cosmetics company L’Oréal advertised that its Génifique products were “clinically proven” to “boost genes’ activity for visibly younger skin in just 7 days.” Well, it was a bunch of hooey, so the FTC slapped them on the hand for lying. L’oreal agreed to settle the charges of deceptive advertising out of court. Their Génifique products will cost you about $132 and their Youth Code product soaks you for about $25 and have been on the market since 2010. Want to know how big the fine was for L’Oréal bilking Americans out of millions? Nothing. But L’Oréal better walk softly because if they advertise this lie again it might cost them up to $16,000 in fines. Really? But that’s how you punish a corporation for chicanery in the good ole US. Now if it had been you or I selling even one bottle of product with a lie behind it we could be thrown in jail, fined and forced to pay restitution.
That’s all, just a little slap on the hand. Yep, they learned their lesson bout lying and cheating…
Married people live longer! Studies show that married people live longer and are generally healthier than the unmarried. Partly because married people wear their seatbelts more, are more physically active and watch their blood pressure closer.
Til death do you part! And may that mean a long and healthy life.
Do you have a lot of nosebleeds or bruising? The K in vitamin K is for the German word koagulation. Vitamin K1 occurs naturally in plants and Vitamin K2, is manufactured by friendly bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract. Vitamin K3 though is the one you want to avoid because it is the synthetic version that generates free radicals. A new study has found that the K2 form can reduce prostate cancer risk by 35% and works very well against advanced prostate cancer. K2 protects us from heart disease, ensures healthy skin, forms strong bones, promotes brain function and supports growth and development in children. Vitamin K2 has so many functions that are not associated with vitamin K1 that K1 and K2 are almost two entirely different vitamins! In general, 150 micrograms per day of supplemental Vitamin K2 will do nicely.
Nosebleeds are a symptom – not a disease.
How is your medicine working for ya? Are you getting better? Improving daily? I’ll bet you’re going to the doctor less and less. Or, are you getting stuck with more prescriptions as you go? Can you even remember to take the meds? We pay dearly for medical professionals to “keep us well” and yet neurological deaths recently rose by 66% in men under 74 years old and jumped 92% in women under 74 in the US. Neurological disease pathology is starting earlier in life and affecting more people under 55 years of age now. The medical system isn’t winning this battle. They are making it worse! Fire them for poor performance and hire a good nutritionist to take their place if you want to avoid this scary problem. Or, go on taking your prescription drugs and forget everything – literally! In less than 60 days, even OTC drugs cause cognitive impairment and memory problems. Using multiple anticholinergic drugs for two months doubles your risk of developing cognitive impairment.
It’s hard to be nostalgic when you can’t remember…
Posted in Health News, Medical Madness
Tagged cognitive impairment, dementia, forgetful, health, medicine, memory, neurological disorder, nutrition, nutritionist, prescriptions