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It used to be true that conventional food that was not processed had plenty of vitamins and minerals to help your body fuel immunity, energy, and brain function. Not any more. The “gray area” between toxic food and organic food has been wiped out and no longer exists. The so-called “Big Food” corporations in America, working in tandem with biotechnology firms, have bastardized conventional food to the extent that it’s all poison to the human body now, and not the kind of poison that kills you over night, but rather over time.
It all started after WWII, when American corporations began processing and canning food, using artificial, synthetic, and chemical additives and preservatives. Forty years later biotechnology firms figured out how to take insecticides and pesticides and infuse them into the DNA of crop seeds. This was called genetic modification, and it started with corn and soy in the mid-1980s. People are now consuming bug killer and weed killer every time they eat conventional food, and it can’t be washed off your produce in your kitchen sink. That same food is sprayed with weed killer (herbicides) that the plants are immune to, but you are not. It’s called glyphosate, a.k.a. Roundup, it’s carcinogenic, and it literally drains the nutrients from your body.
Toxic fluoride, carcinogenic pesticides, chemical additives, petroleum-based food dyes, and concentrated salt preservatives feed cancer and chronic inflammation
Nearly all non-organic crops grown in the USA are sprayed with toxic fluoridated water that not only kills the nutrients in the crops themselves, but even worse, in the soil. The fluoride in U.S. water does not help your teeth, but rather is an industrial by-product of the phosphate industries in China that the U.S. imports to “treat” our water supply. (MORE)
Most Americans today are lacking patience and live in an “instant gratification” world, where we all want what we want and we want it now. That includes better health, more technology conveniences, more energy, and a more shapely or chiseled body. Advertising and social media make matters even worse. We see pictures, headlines, and video posts of exactly what we want, and it’s always “on sale now.”
The major problem lies in the fact that most products heavily advertised are done so by corporations that can afford the media blitz, and that means compromised products made cheap with chemicals. The result? You are what you eat, and you become a chemical-laden health wreck that looks and feels like the exact opposite of those ads you thought would “carve you” into the perfect human.
Success is all about smart choices, especially the food you consume daily. Here are some major switches you can make that will transform your health almost instantly, and put you on an ideal path – the one your favorite “YouTuber” lives and breathes. You can start with some detoxifying drinks that will cleanse your system of all those food chemicals, including genetically modified organisms and conventional pesticides. You can even grow your own food inside your home for pennies on the dollar using a tower garden, LED lighting, and organic seeds. This way you avoid all the contaminants of “conventional” food and water, including GMOs, pesticides, environmental pollutants, insects, and deadly glyphosate (carcinogenic herbicide in Roundup). (MORE)
Research has shown that antioxidants help keep the immune system healthy, preventing serious diseases like cancer. Now, a new study review has shown that antioxidants are especially potent against kidney cancer. The review of studies, which was published in the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), found that eating plenty of antioxidant-rich foods like fruits and vegetables cuts the risk of kidney cancer by as much as 32 percent.
For the review, the researchers looked at the findings of 13 existing studies that followed the health patterns of 530,469 women and 244,483 men over 20 years. The researchers found that individuals who consumed the most amounts of fruits and vegetables had a reduced risk of renal cell cancer by 32 percent compared to those who consumed the least amounts of these antioxidant-rich foods.
Fruits and vegetables, especially organic ones, contain high amounts of antioxidants. Antioxidants prevent the effects of oxidation on the cells, which can cause serious damage to cells. This damage can lead to diseases, such as kidney cancer.
Antioxidants also help reduce inflammation that could also result in diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Studies have also found that the antioxidants contained in spinach, blueberries, and strawberries combined protect the nervous system from neurological problems, such as autism, dementia, and other mental disorders. Fruits and vegetables are also rich in fiber, which boosts their health benefits.
While all fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants, there are certain types of fruits and vegetables that are more beneficial than others. These include apples, bananas, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts. The carotenoids in these foods significantly prevent oxidative damage to the DNA, which suppresses malignant transformation and tumor growth and enhances cell to cell communication. These benefits protect the cells against cancer. (MORE)
Do you realize that all of the preventable diseases that U.S. medical doctors can’t seem to cure are ones they now refer to as genetic, meaning you inherited them? But that’s next to impossible, since those same diseases barely existed in America just five generations ago. It all started with chemical medicine made in laboratories, then came processed, canned food, then fluoridated water, then vaccines, and now GMOs. It’s all one big formula that feeds the chronic sick care system of disease and disorder. What most people fail to realize is that most of it is NOT inherited, but rather preventable and even reversible. Consider this:
The American allopathic system of medicine relies on two major platforms in order to remain in business. Part one: Never cure anything, but only address and manage symptoms of disease and disorder with lab-made concoctions and surgery. Part two: Tell all patients that any serious disease or disorder they have is genetic and has been inherited from their parents’ or grandparents’ genes, so the “victim” (allopathic patient for life) won’t ever figure out that they can prevent (and often reverse) these diseases and disorders with nutritional remedies.
Want to prevent (and cure) conventional food diseases? Limit your “junk science” intake and focus on nutrients. Here are the top six preventable diseases with information on how to remedy them, naturally.
Hardly any type of cancer is inherited or contagious. Almost all types of cancer are caused by chemical consumption, and conversely can be prevented and even reversed by ending chemical consumption. Cancer is not actually a disease. It’s called that to scare Americans into going to medical doctors for prescriptions, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatments. This is big business. Doctors and surgeons get paid hundreds of thousands of dollars yearly, whether you get better or whether you suffer more and die at their hands. More people die each year from chemotherapy than from cancer, by the way. (MORE)
Getting to the bottom of how much you can safely knock back, according to lots of new studies
If you’re like most Americans, you probably don’t think twice about enjoying a big glass (or two) of wine with your dinner every night or settling into your favorite armchair with a Scotch every evening. After all, studies have shown that an occasional cocktail is actually good for you, right?
Unfortunately, a raft of new research appears to burst that big champagne bubble. Not only do these headline-making studies put a big question mark next to the idea that drinking wine helps your heart, they also take aim at moderate drinking in particular, showing that drinking too muchfor your health might be drinking what seems to you like not that much at all.
One of the big pieces of research that’s driving home this point was published last month in the Lancet. It was notable because it combined almost 600 studies on how much people drank across the globe and what the effects were on their health. The big takeaway from it was that worldwide, drinking — and not only heavy drinking— was linked to deaths from not only car accidents and liver disease but also cancer, tuberculosis and heart disease.
Some researchers suggested that you can’t compare the results of drinking across countries where the top risks of death vary widely (in some places, TB; in the U.S., heart disease.) Still, the study, and others like it, cast doubt on the idea of the protective health benefits of a glass of red wine, something that’s been held as true since the 1980s, when researchers began exploring the “French paradox” to try to figure out why the country had such low rates of heart disease despite a diet high in saturated fat. They quickly decided it was thanks to drinking copious amounts of red wine, which contains heart-healthy antioxidants such as resveratrol, procyanidins and quercetin. Studies began to show drinking vino correlated with lower rates of death from heart disease; in an even happier twist, research showed other types of alcohol, like beer and liquor, bestowed cardiovascular benefits. (MORE)
Sugar is unquestionably bad for you, with study after study linking it to a growing list of health problems. When you’re craving something sweet, you might believe that choosing food that uses artificial sweeteners is the healthier choice. Unfortunately, you’re not doing yourself any favors if you opt for alternatives like aspartame or sucralose. In fact, they’ve been shown to cause glucose intolerance and damage your health.
It’s ironic, then, that many people who turn to artificial sweeteners are doing so because they’re concerned about the obesity and type 2 diabetes that sugar can cause. One person who once believed artificial sweeteners were a healthier alternative was cardiologist Dr. Krumholz Harlan. After carrying out a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, however, he quickly changed his tune upon seeing the strong link between artificial sweeteners and increased BMI and cardio-metabolic risks.
Researchers from Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science have shown that whether you opt for saccharin, sucralose, or aspartame, you could be setting yourself up for glucose intolerance as they alter the function and composition of gut bacteria.
After feeding mice these three artificial sweeteners for 11 weeks, they noted significant gut bacteria alterations that made them intolerant to glucose. This was the case even though some consumed a regular diet and others ate a high-fat diet.
They decided to test out their findings in humans. First, they looked at data from a clinical nutrition study involving nearly 400 Israelis. They discovered a correlation between the clinical signs of metabolic disorder, like gaining weight or declining glucose metabolism efficiency, and the consumption of artificial sweeteners. However, they conceded that people who are gaining weight may be more likely to choose diet food that contains artificial sweeteners, and they wanted to be sure there truly was a cause and effect relationship occurring. (MORE)