We’re bombarded with heavy metals from the chemicals in our environment that began in the 20th Century and proliferated exponentially since WWII.
Of those estimated 50,000 chemicals used by consumers, industry, and agriculture 300 have been tested by the EPA, with restrictions placed on only five. Mercury is in your mouth’s fillings and in the air from coal-burning power plants. Aluminum, cadmium and barium nanoparticles descend from chemtrails. Arsenic is in our foods.
You may have heard of chelation therapy, which is a bit expensive, a tad risky and requires a medically trained person to administer. But what if you can detox from heavy metals and other toxins at home alone cheaply?
Zeolite to the rescue
Fluoride is found everywhere today, from antibiotics to drinking water, no stick pans to toothpaste, making exposure inevitable. All the more reason why new research proving this common spice can prevent fluoride damage is so promising!
Fluoride’s neurotoxicity has been the subject of academic debate for decades, and now a matter of increasingly impassioned controversy among the general public, as well. From ‘conspiracy theories’ about it being first used in drinking water in Russian and Nazi concentration camps to chemically lobotomize captives, to its now well-known IQ lowering properties, to its ability to enhance the calcification of the pineal gland – the traditional ‘seat of the soul’ – many around the world, and increasingly in the heavily fluoridated regions of the United States, are starting to organize at the local and statewide level to oust this ubiquitous toxicant from municipal drinking water.
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When we think of foods rich in ellagic acid, we typically think of berries such as raspberries, strawberries, and blackberries. But are there also other good dietary sources of this powerful phenolic compound that has been shown to exert strong anti-cancer and antioxidant activity in test tube and animal studies? Turns out, also several exotic fruits (such as pomegranate), a few nuts (such as walnuts), and even the Fistulina hepatica mushroom contain high levels of ellagic acid (or ellagitannins which can be hydrolyzed into ellagic acid).
Here’s a list of 10 good, if not the best, sources of ellagic acid Mother Nature has blessed us with:
1. Wild Strawberries
Wild strawberries, also known by their scientific name Fragaria vesca, might well be the best natural source of ellagic acid there is. They have been shown to contain about ten times as much ellagic acid as raspberries, the next food on our list. Also wild strawberry leaf tea as well as cultivated strawberries are good sources, even though they contain much less ellagic acid than wild strawberries, raspberries, or blackberries. (more…)
The CDC has hailed antibiotics and vaccines as the premier medical innovations of the Twentieth Century. Most of us know better about vaccinations, but antibiotics remain a sacred cow that few dare challenge. Fortunately, some doctors and medical researchers know better. This article shares what they have to say about the dark side of antibiotics. And it’s not only overuse that’s the issue.
As a matter of fact, Since the 1940′s, antibiotics have become the standard treatment for bacterial infections. Most believe that pharmaceutical antibiotics are a miracle, a ‘silver bullet’ for infectious diseases and that antibiotics and vaccines were responsible for curtailing the major, life threatening, infectious diseases plaguing humanity.
The truth is: “Deaths from common infections were declining long before effective medical intervention was possible.” – Thomas McKeown, MD, author of the Role of Medicine.
A study published by the Mayo Clinic found almost 70 percent of Americans are on at least one pharmaceutical, and antibiotics top the list, followed by antidepressants, and opioid pain killers. So here are 10 reasons to avoid pharmaceutical antibiotics. (more…)
Pasteurization is a dangerous method of heating our foods with tragic side effects which are largely ignored bu the FDA and downplayed by the dairy industry. To accept these facts would be to surrender after a hundred-year war indiscriminately waged against all bacteria–a hundred-year war that has now turned to attack the immune systems of the public. Here are 9 reasons why pasteurization destroys the nutritional and enzymatic value of milk and why you need to avoid it.
Raw milk contains vast amounts of nutrients including beneficial bacteria such as lactobacillus acidolphilus, vitamins and enzymes, and only a very modest source of calcium (if left unpasteurized). (more…)