How do you like your fish cooked?

Do you like your fish baked, broiled or fried? Baked and broiled fish contain higher levels of brain-healthy omega-3 fatty acids than fried fish because the fatty acids are more often damaged by the high heat of frying. A recent study in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that people who have diets that include baked or broiled – but not fried – fish have larger brain regions associated with memory and cognition. Simply eating baked or broiled fish once a week brought up to 14% greater grey matter brain volumes in the areas of the brain responsible for cognition. The strange part of this study is that they found no relationship between the circulating blood levels of omega-3 and better brain health. The study conclusion was that eating baked or broiled fish at least once a week is just plain good for the brain. Bottom line: your diet today contributes to your brain health later in life.

Catch of the day is fish!

Catch of the day is fish!

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Saturated fats and misguided science

Palm oil shows up in about half of everyday goods. Truth be told, palm oil is a saturated fat – wrongfully condemned by scientists of yore who have since condemned saturated fat because of a study hypothesis from long ago. A 2010 study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that there wasn’t even a link between saturated fat for either heart disease or stroke. In 2006, the Women’s Health Initiative discovered that eating less saturated fat hasn’t lowered rates of heart disease or stroke. The key is to pay attention to where those saturated fats come from and what they are found in. Palmitic acid found in palm oil, butter, and eggs and myristic acid found in cheese, milk, butter, and beef raise both LDL and HDL cholesterol, canceling each other out. Stearic acid in foods like chocolate and beef doesn’t even raise LDL at all and lauric acid found in coconut oil is deemed a superfood. The real culprits are in the crap diet foods, bagels, pizzas, factory eggs and other processed foods that contain saturated fats and trans fats.

It's all about the processed food.

It’s all about the processed food.

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Ebola prevention and natural treatment

The Ebola virus is a very deadly infection you catch almost exclusively by coming into direct contact with the blood or body fluids of someone that is infected. The symptoms of an infection show up between 2 to 21 days after becoming infected. As the virus spreads through the body it attacks the immune system and organs to ultimately cause blood-clotting platelets to crater which leads to severe bleeding. Ebola hemorrhagic fever or Ebola virus, is reported to kill up to 90% of its victims and being a virus, antibiotics will not help the symptoms. Natural things to do are to load up on vitamin C and take colloidal silver, astragalus, basil oil and lingusticum – which are great antivirals for fighting any viral infection – including Ebola. Before the outbreak even hits, make sure you have plenty of iodine in your system and good levels of vitamins K and D. In case of an outbreak, reduce your stress, get 8 hours of sleep and eat a low carb diet with high nutrient dense foods. Homeopathic remedies like Crolatus horridus, Bothrops, Lachesis, Phosphorus and Mercurius Corrosivus would be great to have on hand also.

Don't wait for some disaster to hit before you take measures to protect yourself!

Don’t wait for some disaster to hit before you take measures to protect yourself!

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Look how big a problem a little magnesium deficiency causes!

You may be a bit surprised to learn that the biggest mineral deficiency in the US is brought on by a lack of magnesium in the diet. Magnesium deficiency usually starts off with little aches and pains and a rundown feeling but soon escalates into leg cramps, foot pain, and muscle twitches. But then it develops into high blood pressure, anxiety, asthma, insomnia, restless leg syndrome, blood sugar imbalances, heart dysrhythmia, chest pains, kidney stones, CANCER and many other symptoms. Only take magnesium citrate, gluconate, chelate or malate by mouth. For PTSD take magnesium threonate (notice all the suffixes of “ate”). Never, ever take magnesium oxide internally as it neutralizes stomach acid, inhibits magnesium absorption and is a bowel irritant that can burn the lining of the intestines. A normal dose of magnesium is 500mg a day for an adult and 20mg per kg for a child.

Something this simple can be that big of a problem!

Something this simple can be that big of a problem!

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Breast cancer treatments cause more breast cancer!

Every year a whopping 200,000 women develop breast cancer in the US. In light of this fact, yet another study published in the journal Stem Cells shows how cancer radiation treatments turned less malignant breast cancer cells into the more malignant induced breast cancer stem cells. The whole reason that chemotherapy radiation treatments seldom work on breast cancer cases is that cancer stems cells are especially resistant to these treatments. Chemotherapy radiation treatments “wake the dragon” to turn less harmful cancer into a virulent, invasive and uncontrollable disease. Now compare these facts to this: Natural treatments for breast cancer do not cause renegade cancer cells! Treatments for cancer using IV vitamin C, Gerson therapy, raw and vegan diets, enzyme therapy and supplements and herbs like selenium, turmeric and black cohosh and other non-invasive treatments are simple solutions that can bring up to 90% remission of cancer! And these treatments won’t cause your hair to fall out, skin to burn, mouth and gut to become inflamed, fatigue, anemia, lymphedema, extreme nausea or poisoned death.

http://realhealthtalk.com/Chemo__Relax_its_just_chemotherapy.html
Kehr, R. (2011). Cancer Tutor Cancer Options: The Surprising Power of Mother Nature! http://cancertutor.com

Almost half of all people today will come down with cancer sooner or later...

Almost half of all people today will come down with cancer sooner or later…

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Phosphatidylserine for brain, memory and stress

Phosphatidylserine is an integral part of the cell membranes and is largely responsible for intracellular communication. Phosphatidylserine makes up close to 10% of the lipid content in the cell membrane of neurons. Phosphatidylserine supplements are commonly known as “brain boosters”; “memory enhancers” and as “stress busters”. Phosphatidylserine helps lower cortisol levels that are elevated by stress and/or heavy workouts. For ADHD, phosphatidylserine combined with omega-3 fatty acids can also bring a significant reduction in hyperactive/impulsive behavior. The very best phosphatidylserine comes from cows’ brains but a vast majority of phosphatidylserine supplements today are derived from the much inferior GMO soy – making them a lot less effective. For best results, always take phosphatidylserine in combination with a quality omega-3 fatty acid.

Stress relief and so much more

Stress relief and so much more

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Radiation treatment doesn’t cure cancer – it causes it!

A recent UCLA study covers how breast cancer radiation treatments promote malignancy in cancer cells instead of supposedly eradicating them. Radiation therapy was shown to induce breast cancer cells to form even more tumors while causing malignancy in radiation treated breast cells at a whopping 30 times more compared to untreated tissues and cells. The red herring that suckers most women into this deadly mis-step is that radiation treatments actually do temporarily send tumors into regression. But then, the Pied Piper comes back for his payment… Soon after radiation treatment, the ratio of highly malignant cells to benign cells begins to spiral out of control leading to a treatment-induced death. UCLA further reports that radiation treatment transforms cancer cells into treatment-resistant breast cancer stem cells, even as it kills half of all tumor cells. Even though this is recent news, it is also just old news warmed over – but this news hasn’t slowed down the usage of worthless radiation treatments. Must be the money…

This will steal your money and kill you dead - but it's legal...

This will steal your money and kill you dead – but it’s legal…

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Natural foodborne bacteria prevention

Even the most serious foodborne illnesses caused by pathogenic bacteria are defeated by the common cooking spice – cinnamon. Even better yet, cinnamomum cassia oil works effectively as a natural antibacterial agent directly in food to help improve food safety and reduce or even eliminate cases of food poisoning and related deaths. A recent study showed that low concentrations of cinnamon oil is highly effective against the top six strains of food-borne bacteria. To make a natural food wash for meats and vegetables, use 10 drops of the cinnamon oil per liter of water. For commercial food packaging the oil can be incorporated into films and coatings to eliminate deadly microorganisms. Think of what a few drops of this oil can do to freshen your dishwasher and clothes washer! This beats toxic chemicals hands down.

A majority of foodborne illness comes from green leafy foods.

A majority of foodborne illness comes from green leafy foods.

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Rice that’s not so healthy for you

Inorganic arsenic is classified as a first level carcinogen with negative effects on human health. There are absolutely no safe levels for inorganic arsenic anywhere; including that found in rice and rice-based foods. This makes for major health concerns for young children because rice is a very popular food source during child weaning, because exposure to high levels of arsenic raises the risk for cancer and heart disease. Children who get too much arsenic have lower IQs and poorer intellectual function. Testing finds that infants and young children typically have 2 to 3 times inorganic arsenic levels than adults. Rice naturally contains higher arsenic concentrations than other grains because it is grown in flooded rice paddies and has a unique physiology that takes up arsenic. High concentrations of inorganic arsenic are usually found in the bran layers – making a higher arsenic risk for rice bran products. But the bran is where the folate and other vital nutrients in rice thrive. Take away the bran and you are pretty much left with starch.

Hey kid, is that arsenic you're eating?

Hey kid, is that arsenic you’re eating?

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Chemicals that cost more lives than they save

It’s like straining at a gnat but swallowing a flame-retardant couch. If a piece of furniture that has been treated with flame retardant chemicals catches fire, it will give off much higher levels of deadly carbon monoxide, soot, and smoke. These byproducts are actually more likely to kill you than burns. But, the chemical industry stands behind them and swears that the flame retardants they sell save lives. But are these chemicals costing us more in poor health and deaths by disease than the lives they save? Studies are finding more and more that flame retardants in our environments cause cancers, developmental problems and other diseases. When you use flame retardants on furniture and in carpets, bedding and clothing, you are now subject to a daily assault of toxic chemicals. Natural materials like wool, latex and hemp have proven to resist or slow the spread of fire without sousing them with toxic flame retardants.

Fire safety doesn't begin with chemicals

Fire safety doesn’t begin with chemicals

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Chewable Vitamin C can damage teeth

Chewing on Vitamin C tablets can make your mouth acidic enough to dissolve tooth enamel. If you take chewable Vitamin C tablets, you will want to brush your teeth afterwards.

My kind of family fun!

My kind of family fun!

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Iodine deficiency causes eye problems:

The latest research puts eye trouble together with iodine deficiency. They eyes contain some of the most sensitive nerves and muscles in the whole body and troubles in the body often show up in the eyes first. Retinal diseases cause a loss of both night and peripheral vision first and then move on to impair the central vision. The standard medical treatments are not effective against these problems because a lack of drugs and surgery does not cause these conditions in the first place – but a lack of iodine does. Harvard Medical School found that retinal swelling is related to dietary iodine intake. Of course, the conclusion is the always pat “additional study is required”. Don’t wait on them! Iodine deficiency is related to cancer, depression, general malaise and a plethora of health troubles. The Japanese people naturally get about 15mg of iodine in their diet a day. Americans get pretty much zip. 15mg a day will help stave off diseases but more will be needed if you are already sick.

Nothing worse than losing your vision a little at a time...

Nothing worse than losing your vision a little at a time…

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Your tax dollars wasted on failed GMO soybean project in Afghanistan:

Our very own USDA partnered with the American Soybean Association to toss away 34 million bucks of our tax dollars by planting GMO soybeans in Afghanistan as a small part of the 120 billion smackers we have spent there already. This financial boon was intended to start a soy-farming industry under the pretense of boosting nutrition and aiding economic development. As goes with government handouts: with free money comes no accountability. The American Soybean Association didn’t even bother to do a feasibility study before shipping personnel, equipment, cash and soybeans overseas. If they would have bothered looking into a previous viability failure a few years before that they would have returned the money with an apology before they started. So, this is what happened to our money this time: the first crop failed; more soybeans were brought in; a special factory was built to process the desired soybean crops – which has to now be fed with imported soybeans. The final screaming death-knell: the Afghanistan people just don’t like to buy soybean products no matter how much we spend on marketing. They don’t like soybeans? At least the Afghans are smarter than Americans in that sense…

Doomed to fail but they didn't care.

Doomed to fail but they didn’t care.

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Is there a limit to salmonella in chicken?

What you might not have known is that the USDA standards allow for 7.5% of whole chickens sold today to carry salmonella - but there is absolutely NO limit for contamination in chicken parts…

It's not like the old days when you went to the chicken yard for your supper chicken.

It’s not like the old days when you went to the chicken yard for your supper chicken.

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Natural sleep aid

Are you having trouble getting to sleep? Does taking melatonin give you a morning “hangover”? Instead of popping a sleeping pill, what you probably really need is ornithine. The amino acid ornithine works naturally to help you sleep through the night. Ornithine breaks down ammonia and residual alcohol in the body and brain and literally cleans out the brain sleep centers while helping you use your available melatonin. Ornithine also prompts the release of  your own natural growth hormones to accelerate the metabolism of excess body fat, aids in liver regeneration, stimulates insulin secretion and helps insulin work for muscle building. 2,500mg at bedtime is what I recommend for an adult. Make sure it is just plain ole ornithine and not mixed with arginine if you want sleep success. Arginine is great in the morning for waking the brain up.

First do no harm to thyself...

First do no harm to thyself…

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Antidepressant birth defects

The only thing sadder than having your doctor put you antidepressants would be finding out that those antidepressants causes birth defects in your child. It is not uncommon at all for doctors to put pregnant ladies on antidepressants – but they don’t really know better because Big Pharma told them they are safe for pregnancy. Well, now Big Pharma is returning to court – once again – because the antidepressants Lexapro and Celexa can cause birth defects. The latest lawsuit reads that “…(Big Pharma) fraudulently concealed the true risks associated with Lexapro and Celexa…” This is just one more of the multiplicity of blatant lies and frauds perpetrated by Big Pharma. Bottom line, if you are depressed you more than likely just need a good nutritionist and perhaps a successful and experienced therapist or spiritual counselor. If your doc writes the prescription for antidepressants without warning you of side effects or offering diet/nutrition/lifestyle suggestions, they are bad docs – very bad docs.

Misdiagnosed and mistreated.

Misdiagnosed and mistreated.

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Growing older, sleeping less

As you grow older are you getting more sleepless? Scientists studied how lipoic acid can reset the body’s biological clock-circadian rhythm. Lipoic acid actually helped restore a more normal circadian rhythm in older animals even while it helped with stress resistance, cardiac function, hormonal balance, muscle performance, glucose metabolism and the whole aging process in general. Some one-third of our genes are directly influenced by circadian rhythms and when the circadian rhythm goes whack, the body is more susceptible to cancer, heart disease, liver dysfunction, inflammation, hormonal imbalance and many other diseases. The body normally produces the active “R” form of lipoic acid. Alpha lipoic acid is a combo of the natural and the synthetic forms of lipoic acid. Studies show that R-lipoic acid benefits kick in at about 600mg a day – much more than you can usually get in a healthy diet.

Resetting the clock!

Resetting the clock!

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Corticosteroids for asthma treatment

Children with asthma treated with corticosteroid drugs can have suppressed growth according to The Cochrane Review. Studies find that children’s growth slows within the first year of treatment. Corticosteroids only treat the symptoms and while they can prevent death from an asthma attack, they never solve the problem – only make new ones like: obesity, convulsions, depression, euphoria, insomnia, mood swings, and personality changes. The worse side effect of corticosteroids are that they suppress the immune system. I’ve found that a majority of asthma cases improve tremendously going off of sugar, gluten and casein. Some even resolve completely. The big question is: why the increased numbers of asthma cases these days? I blame both vaccines and chemical-laden processed foods for most asthma cases. Another big factor in asthma is a hypo thyroid. If your child has asthma you can actually do lots of simple things to improve their condition – or, just keep on medicating them.

Heaven forbid that we change the lifestyle and diet to lessen the need for drugs...

Heaven forbid that we change the lifestyle and diet to lessen the need for drugs…

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When your popcorn is killing you

Popcorn is a great snack cooked up in some organic grapeseed oil, slathered with melted organic butter and dusted with sea salt. Yum! But, bags of nuked popcorn; you know, the 2 minute variety, is a whole different story. First off, the butter flavoring in microwave popcorn uses a nasty chemical called diacetyl – which is linked to lung disease. And that’s just the first problem… The bags it is popped in are made with the non-stick Teflon PFOA and can cause cancer, thyroid disease, child development problems, birth defects and increases infertility by 154%. Nuking the microwave popcorn sends the Teflon chemicals into the popcorn and eventually into the blood. Most of the cancers from PFOA manifests in the liver, pancreas, testicles, prostate and mammary glands. And movie popcorn… don’t even get me started on how bad that one is. When we go to the movies, we take our own organic popped popcorn with us. No one has turned us away from the theater yet.

This is so wrong on many levels...

This is so wrong on many levels…

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Dying from lack of nutrition in the hospital

If you are in the hospital you just want to get better. So what do they feed you? Crap… Over 90% of all diseases are diet and nutrition related. So, how are you going to get better if you are still eating the same stuff that got you ill in the first place? It really is a simple little formula: Dieticians feed a crowd of patients, visitors, staff and various other people on a budget with “X” amount of dollars to spend within a broken food pyramid. Just when you need targeted nutrition to recover your health, you get a standard American diet or worse. Standard food quite likely put you in the living morgue in the first place. For sure, a lack of drugs and surgery didn’t bring you this health crisis! One good nutritionist can save your life. A nutritionist will look specifically at you, your crisis, your lifestyle and diet and develop a health plan that will begin to reverse the process of disease. Remember; THERE ARE NO SHORTCUTS! So quit praying for a miracle drug to cure your problem and “Go thy way and sin no more”. Nothing changes if nothing changes…

People often get better in spite of medical treatment...

People often get better in spite of medical treatment…

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