The Cancer Industry: Failure, Lies and Big Profits

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If you or someone you love is diagnosed with cancer, it is in your best interest to consider a second opinion away from the mainstream of the cancer industry. Oncologists will insist and even demand your immediate acceptance of surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy. They will frighten you more than you already are with all kinds of horror tales and statistical babble, and even threaten you with not being your doctor anymore to keep you from seeking a second opinion outside of the cancer industry.  This is because they know that anyone hearing other options would never willingly submit to their expensive and horrendously toxic treatments that in most cases ruin health and shorten life. (more…)

Soy vs. Whey: Protein Quality Matters, Especially to Your Thyroid and Muscles

Quality of protein is a hot topic of debate; whether you consume soy or whey protein makes a considerable difference in your health.

In the past, the idea of quality protein has been attributed to whether or not a protein source provided all eight essential amino acids, which you must get from your diet. Whey protein (a by-product of cheese production), casein (the most common dairy protein, but not found in whey), and soy protein are all examples of complete proteins. According to 20th century theory, these should all be high quality proteins. This idea has enabled the purveyors of cheap soy products to flourish in America.  (more…)

Top 10 Bodybuilding Supplement Scams

This website will give you all the information needed to avoid being ripped off from buying bodybuilding supplements that are completely worthless and will not help you to grow one ounce of muscle.  Many of these bodybuilding supplements are very popular and millions of bottles are sold each year.  But these bodybuilding supplements are nothing more than ineffective scam products sold on false marketing claims, hype, and trends.  If you want to grow muscle avoid buying these supplements and instead get yourself a high quality protein powder.   I will list them in order of top ten, with #1 being the most popular and least effective for muscle growth.  (more…)

The Importance of Acid-Base Balance

Acid-Base Nutrition Basics

When a food is ingested, digested, and absorbed, each component of that food will present itself to the kidneys as either an acid-forming compound or a base-forming one. And when the sum total of all the acid producing and the base producing micro and macronutrients is tabulated (at the end of a meal or at the end of a day), we’re left with a calculated acid-base load. If the diet provides more acidic components, it will obviously manifest as a net-acid load on the body. And if it provides more basic components, it will obviously manifest as a net-base load on the body. (more…)

What Big Pharma doesn’t want you to know about bromelain

Bromelain is an inexpensive enzyme supplement with many uses and health benefits. Enzymes don’t get much respect, yet they are considered more important functionally than vitamins and minerals. Without enzymes, food cannot be broken down into its constituent nutrients, and enzymes are needed for most cellular metabolic actions. (more…)

The Truth About Protein

The other day I was reminiscing about the long swim I completed for charity.   I also remember the nutrition and the first experience I had with supplementation.

I remember the day clearly.  I had gone into a local nutrition and health supplement store, looking for the best whey protein supplement.  I remember walking to the back and being completely overwhelmed by the amount of protein powder.  I had no idea if I needed high carb, low carb, muscle builder, or soy.  There were too many to choose from.  (more…)

1.3g of Grape-Seed Extract Could Protect You From Oxidative Damage, Viral Infections, Obesity and Insulin Resistance, Reduce Your Heart Rate and Blood Pressure and Increase Your Nitric Oxide Production by >25%

Image 1: Bought in bulk, grape-seed extract is actually reasonably cheap… and it does not even taste as awful as some other herb / seed extracts 😉

After initially being hailed as the yet another anti-oxidant panaceum, grape-seed extract (GSE) has been displaced by newer, fancier “superfoods” from the headlines of the major health and wellness newscasters. Therefore, even you, as a highly self-educated student of the SuppVersity could have missed out on a handful of recently released studies which reported antiviral effects of GSE (Su. 2011) and confirmed its ameliorative effect on diet-induced obesity (Ohyama. 2011) and (high) fructose-induced insulin resistance (Meeprom. 2011). Moreover, a meta-analysis of nine controlled with more than 300 human subjects and daily doses ranging from 250mg to 2,000mg of GSE, which was published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association (Feringa. 2011), found that …

[b]ased on the currently available literature, grape seed extract appears to significantly lower systolic blood pressure and heart rate, with no effect on lipid or CRP levels. (more…)