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eBook INTRODUCTION

The information on this website was researched by John Austin: Health Researcher, Author and Certified Nutritionist.

This information is drawn from many hundreds of years, and in some cases thousands of years of usage and observation of substances and individual ingredients found in the products referenced, as well as a mountain of scientific studies and clinical research from which these conclusions are drawn.

It has long been recognized that nutrition plays a role in cell vibration, energy production and in good health. There is also incontrovertible evidence that toxins in the body and lack of minerals does in fact manifest as disease (lack of ease) in the world of plants, animals and humans.

Each person has the right to do his or her own research and act accordingly. This is only a guide that was derived from my own research and should be considered only a starting point for the individual who wants to understand what the real causes of disease and aging are, and how to provide the proper environment, biological terrain and nutrients, which can strengthen the cells of the body and perhaps prolong life.

Hundreds of hours have gone into writing and compiling the following information. It is far from complete and I will be adding more as time allows me to do so, so check back often for updates.

Many people who use the Joy To Live products are free from the symptoms listed below. Fortunately, I am one of those persons.

This information is not meant to diagnose or treat any disease. Each person who uses the Joy To Live products should make a detailed list of all the symptoms he or she has prior to using them in order to determine what benefits may or may not have been derived from using them.

The FDA has not evaluated the statements found herein. The products mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, nor are they in anyway a substitute for professional advice.
 

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Table of Contents  
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Abscesses

Acid / Alkaline

Acne

Adrenals

Aerobia

Affinity

Age Spots

Allergies / Asthma / Respiratory

Alzheimer’s

Anemia

Angels

Ant and the Contact Lens: a true story

Anti-Aging

Anti-Bacterial

Anti-Fungal

Antioxidant

Anti-Tumor

Anti-Viral

Antibiotic Alternative

Anxiety

Appendix

Appreciation

Artery Disease

Arthritis / Rheumatism

Aspartame Disease

Athlete's Foot

Bacteria

Bad Breath

Baking Soda

Bedsores

Bentonite Clay

Black Mold

Bladder Infection

Blood Circulation

Blood Cleanser

BPA's (Petrochemicals)

Body Odor

Boils

Bones

Bowels

Breathing Exercises

Bronchitis

Burns

Buzzard – Bat – Bumblebee

Calcium

Candida

Cancer

Calcium

Canker Sores

Cardiovascular Disease / Heart Disease

Castor Oil

Cataracts

Cause of Disease

Cavities

Cell Phones / WIFI

Center of the Bible

Chafing

Checking In Today

Chicken Pox

Cholesterol

Christmas Story

Chronic Fatigue

Cinnamon

Clay Balls

Coincidence

Colds

Cold Sores / Herpes

Colitis / Irritable Bowel Syndrome / Diverticulitis

Colon Cleansing

Communication

Congestion

Constipation

COPD

Coughs

Crohn's Disease

Customer Service – True Story ~ Barbara Glanz

Cysts

Dementia

Dengue Fever

Depression

Diabetes

Diarrhea / Dysentery

Diaper Rash

Diet

Drugs / Surgery

Ear Infections

Edema

Elixir Blast

EMF / Electromagnetic Frequencies

Enema

Energy

Endometriosis

Epilepsy

Epstein-Barr Virus

Erectile Dysfunction

Eye Health

Eyes – Home Remedy

Eyes – Reduce Eyestrain

Eyes – Restore Eyesight

Example

Failure - Inspirational Quotes

Faith

Fevers

Fibromyalgia

Fleas

Flu

Fluoride

Food / Soils

Food Poisoning

Foods GMO

Foods To Avoid

Foot Odor

Forgiveness

Free Radicals

Fragrances

Friendship

Fulvia

Gall Bladder / Gallstones

Garlic

Gastritis and Gas

Gingivitis

Glands / Hormones

GMO Foods

God vs. Science

Good vs. Evil

Gossip

Gout

Grandma’s Hands

Hair and Nails

Hair Color

Handbags

Headaches

Health Protocol

Heart Disease

Heartburn

Hepatitis

Herpes - Genital

HIV

Honesty Lesson

Honey and Cinnamon

How To Hear God’s Voice

Hugs

Human Papilloma Virus

Hydrogen

Hypertension / High Blood Pressure

I AM

Immune Modulator

Impetigo

Indigestion

Inflammation and Swelling

Itching and Scaling

Jock Itch

Joints

Joy – The Message Behind Joy To Live

Keratosis

Kidney Cleanse

Kidney Disease

Kindness

Law of Return

Leadership

Leg Cramps

Lemonade Diet

Leprosy

Leichmaniasis

Liberty

Lissome

Liver Cleanse

Liver Disease

Living on Light

Love

Love Story

Lungs

Lupus

Lymes Disease

Magnesium

Malaria

Mercury Poison

Microwave Ovens

Migraines

Mold / Fungus

Morgellon’s Disease

Morning

Mouth

MRSA / Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus

MSG Poison

Muscle Cramps / Spasms

Muscle Strength

Nails

Negativity

Nervous System / Nerves

Neutra-Cleanse

Non-Judgment

Obesity

Oil Swishing

Optimum

Organic

Osteoporosis

Oxygen

Pain

Pancreas

Parable of The Three Servants

Parasites

Perfection

Periodontitis

Pets

Pink Eye

PMS / Menstrual / Hot Flashes

Pneumonia

Policy Guide – What To Look For

Post-Surgery

Poultice

Prayer

Pregnancy

Prostate Disease

Psoriasis

Pus

Pyorrhea (Gum Disease)

Radiation

Rashes

Repentance

Respiratory Conditions

Retinopathy

Rheumatism

Rosacea

Salt 400

Salt – Many Uses For

Salt Water Flush

Scars

Searching For God – True Story

Sexual Dysfunction

Sinus

Skin

Smiles

Smoking

Sore Throat

Spleen

Sports Performance

Stress

Stroke

Stuttering

Sugar

Teeth

The Race – A Poem

Thoughts

Thyroid

Tinnitus

Tick Removal

Time

Toenail Fungus

Tonsillitis

Tongue

Tuberculosis

Ulcers

Urinary Tract Infections

Vaccines

Vaginal Odor

Vibrations

Vinegar

Viruses

Warts

Water

Water Purification

Weight Loss

Who is God?

Wound Healing

Yeast

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Abscesses

Because an abscess is an open wound, it can expose the blood flow and the lymph system to possible bacterial contamination. It is very important to kill the bacteria in the wound.

Ionic Silver can be used as a mouth rinse for an abscess in the mouth. Hold one ounce of liquid in your mouth for at least six minutes, two to three times daily. It can then be swallowed, providing an internal rinse as well.

You can also use Ionic Silver as a rinse for an abscess on the outside of your body. When you first cleanse the abscess, rinse it with Ionic Silver.  If it requires a bandage, soak the gauze bandage in Ionic Silver before taping it into place.

For a very small abscess, you can simply wet the gauze on a Band-Aid with Ionic Silver and place it over the abscess. For a large abscess, spray the Ionic Silver on the wound 4 or more times daily.

Fulvia supports clean blood and the removal of toxins from the cells, which can aid in the healing of abscesses. Fulvia also promotes Oxygenation of the blood and increases availability of nutrients to the cells, which is the foundation of all healing.  


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Acid / Alkaline


At the root of every disease is an acidic condition. Bacteria, Viruses, yeast, mold, fungus and cancer all thrive in an acid environment.

Several years ago I conducted a study in Salt Lake City where I tested the pH of over 2,000 Utahans. Only two had a pH of 7.0 or higher, which is considered healthy. Ninety percent ranged between 4.5 and 5.5, which is guaranteed they will have cancer or some other major disease if they don’t change their lifestyle. Ten percent were borderline to being in the healthy range.

One 16 oz. Coca Cola poured into ten gallons of pH 7.0 water will drop the pH to 4.5.  For each soft drink that you consume, you need to drink 32 glasses of pH 7.0 water in order to neutralize the effects of that one soft drink.

Many people drink no water at all, but instead live on “big” sodas from their favorite 7-eleven or junk food restaurant. At this rate, we will soon have to remove “health” from the dictionary because it will be a word that no longer exists.

Health care is something you get at home, if you choose to participate.  Disease care is something you receive from your doctor and the word “cure” will get you kicked out of practice or perhaps even get you thrown in jail if you use it.

We live in a world turned upside down and if you are concerned about your health, you need to pay particular attention to your pH and which foods, drinks and chemicals create acid in your body.

Your gall bladder is the alkalizing organ of your body. You should make sure to keep this organ clean and healthy. Gall bladder operations can totally be prevented. Fulvia is the best single supplement to help cleanse the liver and gall bladder and keep them healthy. (Also see Liver) If you have had your gall bladder removed, you will have to take extra measures to maintain alkalinity.

Change of eating habits is a must if you want to remain alkaline and healthy. (See Diet)

You may also want to check out Baking Soda as a way to combat acidity and drinking Alkaline Water can also help.

 

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Acne

Acne attacks people of all ages, from infants to adults. Bacteria getting inside of a hair follicle or a sweat (sebaceous) gland can cause acne. Once the bacteria gets under the skin it will duplicate itself, dissolving healthy tissue in the process and leaving scars behind. To get rid of the acne, you must get rid of the bacteria.

To kill the bacteria, take two teaspoons of Ionic Silver twice daily. Silver should also be applied topically two or more times daily.

You can expect to see reduction in the size and in the damage of the acne within 24 hours. Total improvement of the skin will take about four weeks – the amount of time necessary for new skin to grow from the bottom to the top layer.

A backed up colon is known to feed the bacteria causing acne. Keeping a clean colon is important to overall health and Neutra-Cleanse supports a clean and healthy colon. Fulvia supports detoxification at a cellular level and Affinity and Elixir Blast contain nutrients known to support healthy, radiant skin. Use as recommended.

Affinity supports beautiful skin and can help in the case of pimples, and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, and other pathogens that may be the cause of Acne. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.


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Adrenals

The ability to manage things like cancer and autoimmune disease depends on a delicate and complex relationship in the body which medicine doesn’t really understand and therefore if failing to effectively deal with it.

Managing these diseases depends upon the health of the adrenal glands. Cortisol and Aldosterone are hormones secreted by the adrenal glands. Cortisol in particular, has an anti-inflammatory effect as well as an effect on the function of the immune system itself.

We know that stress leads to high cortisol, which actually damages and weakens the immune system, but long-term very high stress leads to exhausted adrenal glands that produce far less than adequate cortisol. In this state, the immune system is not just damaged; it actually will cease to function properly at all as long as that state exists.

There will be high inflammation with very low effect. In this state, if other factors are supportive, cancer can go from a small, contained unit, to an explosive disease. Indeed, some researchers feel that no cancer would ever get completely out of control if the adrenals were functioning normally. Low adrenals are not a “cause” of cancer, but without this problem, it appears that cancer cannot get out of control.

Generally, cortisol gets lowest after extreme stress has mellowed out. Then, the effect of it “catches up” with the individual. If the person has no cancer existing, this will lead to other problems (such as infection or autoimmune disease) but where cancer is hanging around, an explosion of it may be the result.

This lends credence to New German Medicine that postulates all cancer follows some sort of painful loss, (stress) real or perceived, in the form of money, position or a loved one.

Naturally, a reasonable step, for anyone, is to keep the adrenals supported and to keep cortisol (and other adrenal hormones) within healthy ranges.

Fulvia, Affinity and Elixir Blast support healthy adrenal glands.

The following herbal formula also really helps the adrenal glands along with the liver and thyroid gland.

3 parts Dr. Christopher’s Vitalerbs (best to buy the pound of the bulk powder)

2 parts turmeric

1 part rosemary

1 part milk thistle seed

2 parts astragalus

½ part (or a little less) of licorice root (for long-term weak adrenal glands)

This is stirred up and then stirred into water each morning and night (four times per day for anyone with serious problems). I usually recommend 1-3 teaspoons per dose, ½ teaspoon for kids.

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Aerobia

Aerobia is a natural energy booster. Most energy drinks on the market today burn out the adrenal glands and lead to chronic fatigue. Aerobia contains oxygen; vitamin b12 and coq10, all of which help the body produce its own natural energy without negative side effects. Most people are seriously deficient in vitamin b-12 and may immediately feel the benefits of taking this product. Aerobia also supports a healthy immune system and may aid in several gastrointestinal problems like ulcers and irregularity.

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Affinity

Affinity provides the missing nutrition that causes sexual dysfunction. The Affinity capsule has 32 ingredients that each has many vitamins, minerals and other natural nutrients.

The nutrients found in Affinity are most noted for supporting and helping with:

Activating the glands and normalizing hormones.

Decreasing anxiety and depression.

Increasing muscle mass and repairing wounds.

Helping burn fat, lose weight loss.

Reducing the likelihood of obesity, diabetes, asthma, sexual inadequacies, fibromyalgia, crohn's disease, cancer, thyroid dysfunction, chronic fatigue, anemia and osteoporosis.

Fighting acidity, heartburn, colds, flu and other viruses.

Increasing Oxygen levels in the blood, vitality, energy, metabolism, libido, mental alertness

Improving sex drive and stamina, blood circulation, mental clarity, memory, digestion and nutrient absorption, liver function, urine flow, bowel movements and sports performance.

Reducing acne, boils, pimples, signs of aging, wrinkling of skin, free radicals, stress, fevers and inflammation, risk of tumors, heart attack, heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure and LDL cholesterol.

Promoting youthfulness and healthy skin.

Relieving menstrual symptoms, hot flashes, PMS, rheumatism, ulcers, muscle pain, muscle spasms, joint pain and stiffness. Regenerates red blood cells and stimulates production of T-lymphocytes or (white blood cells).

Removing parasites, germs, bacteria and excess water from the body.

Restoring fertility.

Reversing aging by increasing super oxide dismutase (SOD) activity for DNA repair.

Stabilizing blood pressure and blood sugar.

Stimulating hair and nail growth.

Strengthens bones, teeth, gums, thyroid, pancreas, spleen, lungs, kidneys, prostate, heart, reproductive, cardiovascular, nervous and immune systems.

Uplifting moods and giving a happy feeling of well-being.

Affinity has vitamins A, complete B complexes, C, K, and essential amino acids. It is rich in beta-carotene, iron, magnesium, B-12, phosphorus, potassium, copper, zinc and manganese.

Affinity is really a nutritional powerhouse and I don’t think you will find any other product in this category that will provide so much nutritional benefit for such a low price.

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Age Spots

Age spots develop when the liver doesn’t produce enough enzymes to clean out the toxins that are circulating through the blood stream. Certain toxins can be deposited in the fats underneath your skin, creating an age spot – usually a permanent effect like a tattoo.

Drinking Ionic Silver on a regular basis supports getting the liver working properly again, and getting the proper production of enzymes at the same time. Spraying Ionic Silver on the age spot can help excrete that which has been stored under the skin. For the best benefit, apply silver topically four or more times daily and take one teaspoon orally twice daily.

Fulvia, Affinity and Elixir Blast all have antioxidants and nutrients that are known to support the liver function and help remove toxins that cause age spots and slow down the aging process. (Also See Liver Cleanse)

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Allergies / Asthma / Respiratory


Allergic symptoms in children are a major clue that something is wrong with the child. Rather than covering up the problem using a drug, it is important to recognize that allergy symptoms are a warning that something in their diet or environment is causing them a problem.

Usually the offending agent is the foodstuff. This problem is greatly reduced in children who are breast-fed, although allergies still exist in some cases. In these cases it is usually the mother's diet which needs to be cleaned up. The 2 biggest culprits are dairy and gluten (a protein found in wheat, barley, rye, oats and spelt).

Usually removing these foods from the child's diet, and making sure the child is given enough omega-3 fats will eliminate the vast majority of allergies. Other supplements have also been well documented to reduce allergies in infants. Fulvia is safe for people of all ages and can be mixed with water, juice or mixed with food for those too young to swallow capsules. Another classic here would be beneficial bacteria, like acidophilus found in Neutra-Cleanse.

A team of researchers from Finland found that children who eventually developed allergies ate less butter and more margarine compared with children who did not develop allergies.

This study is not the first to suggest that certain types of fatty acids may play a role in the onset of allergic diseases. Polyunsaturated fats like those in margarine are believed to promote the formation of prostaglandin E2, a substance which promotes inflammation and causes the immune system to release a protein which triggers allergic reactions. Remember that butter is a natural food, while margarine is one of the worst things you can eat.

If you suffer from food allergies, it is only by addressing the “whys” of your food allergies that you can hope to actually solve the problem. Repeated exposure to the same foods, especially in large quantities can be a factor. By rotating foods and watching closely to their reactions, you may start to get an indication of which foods are causing the allergies.

I recommend when juicing, that you rotate and vary the vegetables you use in your juicing program. Yet other factors also contribute to the number and severity of allergies. Let's examine some of them.

The most common cause of multiple food allergies, according to many allergies experts, is having a 'leaky gut' - increased intestinal permeability. Small holes can develop in the lining of the intestine, which allow large molecules of undigested or incompletely digested foods to enter the bloodstream.

The liver is the main organ inside the human body whose function is to process substances which are "foreign" to our body and to make them "friendly". If the quantity of undigested foods which enters the bloodstream is too great for the liver to clean up quickly, the immune system then recognizes these molecules as being foreign to the body and produces antibodies against them.

When the food is eaten again and again and passes into the bloodstream undigested or only partially digested, the antibodies bind with the food. These antibody-food complexes can travel through the bloodstream to any part of the body where they then cause problems.

There are many causes of 'leaky gut'. Babies for example are born with higher intestinal permeability than older children or adults. Therefore, ideally infants should consume only breast milk for the first several months of life and other foods should be introduced with caution. If breast feeding is not possible, a completely hydrolyzed formula such as "Nutramigen" should be used because it is already broken down into simple sugars, free amino acids, and other very small units Cow’s milk is highly allergenic and should not be given to babies. Neither should soy formula. Raw organic goat milk is very similar to human milk and may be the best substitute if available.

Internal factors in a patient's body can cause or contribute to a leaky gut. These include nutritional deficiencies, inflammatory bowel disease, poor digestion, and food allergies. There is a vicious cycle involved with these internal factors since the leaky gut either causes them or contributes to their severity.

Finally, unfriendly organisms present in the digestive tract can cause increased intestinal permeability. These infections can involve protozoan parasites, yeasts such as Candida albicans, bacteria which are conventionally considered “pathogens” such as Salmonella or an overgrowth of bacteria usually considered nonpathogenic, such as Klebsiella or Pseudomonas. Hence the importance of maintaining a healthy intestinal flora.

Parasitic infestations are on the increase because of changes in our lifestyles which have occurred over the last few decades. International travel is now commonplace. If you are not a traveler, the world and its parasites will come to you, brought in by imported produce from countries where sanitation is sub-standard.

A common cause of bacterial or fungal problems in the intestine is often the repeated or long term use of antibiotics. Antibiotics kill both the bacteria you want them to kill and the 'friendly' bacteria in the intestine. This leaves these areas open to be colonized by unfriendly bacteria, yeast, and parasites.

Alcoholic beverages, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs - NSAIDs - (aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, naproxen, prescription arthritis medications, etc) cause increased intestinal permeability and can compound the problem of 'leaky gut' and contribute to food allergies.

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs - NSAIDs - are now being sold without a prescription and without much warning about their side effects. This is very unfortunate, as is the sometimes seemingly indiscriminate prescribing of these drugs. For anyone with the possibility of compromised intestinal health, even a single dose of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug can increase intestinal permeability tremendously.

The Physician's Desk Reference warns about the possibility of gastrointestinal bleeding, ulceration, and perforation when using nonsteroidal inflammatory drugs, and reports that arthritis drugs can lead to the development of inflammatory bowel disease.

Because we may not absorb nutrients from foods to which we are allergic, and because these foods contribute to the irritation of our intestine and decrease absorption even further, the first thing to consider in planning your diet is that you do not eat foods to which you are allergic.

If you have multiple food allergies, the offending foods must be eliminated and all other foods should be eaten at intervals of 4 to 5 days or longer. This is known as a 'rotation' diet. Rotation diets are necessary for people with multiple allergies because if you have overt allergies to many foods, it is likely that you have slight, subclinical allergies to many other foods which you consider safe. Eating these foods on a rotated basis reduces your exposure to them and may help preserve your tolerance for them.

Many people with food allergies suffer from impaired digestion. Incomplete digestion of foods which then pass through a leaky gut into the bloodstream is a major contributing factor to the problem of food allergies.

Dr. William Philpott, in his book "Victory Over Diabetes", recommends the rotation of digestive enzymes on a 4-day cycle. This can be accomplished by using pancreatin (from pork and beef), plant enzymes (from Aspergillus orazeae), bromelain (from pineapple), and papain (from papaya). Bromelain and papain are active in the digestion of protein only. Studies have shown them to be much less potent than pancreatin.

Vitamin C is a general anti-allergy vitamin. We experience allergic symptoms when an allergen-antibody complex causes mast cells to release histamine and other allergy mediating chemicals. Vitamin C helps to stabilize mast cells so they are less likely to release these substances.

If people with food allergies avoid harmful substances and address the factors at the root of their allergy problems, such as nutrition, digestion, intestinal health, Liver Cleansing and Colon Cleansing, their allergies can be overcome. It may take time, but good health is possible.

Black mold is a fungus or yeast that grows in wet areas of the home like showers or walls. The mold will release spores into the air. If these spores reach your lungs, they will produce asthma- and chronic fatigue-like symptoms.

To remove the mold, spray Ionic Silver on it and let it stand for 10 minutes before wiping it off. This will destroy the mold and likely prevent it from re-growing.

Fungus and mold grow in warm, moist, and sugared areas such as the intestines or vagina. Taking sugar out of your diet and using silver both topically and internally can treat these. Take two teaspoons of silver three times daily and apply it topically 1-4 times daily, if needed. This dosage should be continued for at least two weeks longer than symptoms are present.

Regular use of Fulvia, Affinity and Elixir Blast may help reduce symptoms associated with asthma and allergies.

New research provides evidence for a link between vitamin D insufficiency and asthma severity. Serum vitamin D levels in more than 600 children were inversely linked to several indicators of allergy and asthma severity.

While previous studies have suggested that vitamin D may affect how airway cells respond to treatment with inhaled steroids, this is the first study of vitamin D and disease severity in children with asthma.

Children with lower vitamin D levels were significantly more likely to have been hospitalized for asthma in the previous year, tended to have airways with increased hyperactivity and were likely to have used more inhaled corticosteroids, all signifying higher asthma severity. These children were also significantly more likely to have several markers of allergy, including dust-mite sensitivity.

Common asthma symptoms include:

Chest tightness

Shortness of breath

Wheezing

Coughing

Since asthma is caused by inflammation, the fact that vitamin D deficiency can aggravate the condition makes perfect sense in light of what we now know about vitamin D. As Dr. Robert Heaney explains in this Inner Circle Expert Interview, vitamin D can be a very powerful immune modulator.

And although this study may be the first to demonstrate an inverse association between circulating levels of vitamin D and markers of asthma severity, it’s not the first study to show that vitamin D can benefit asthmatics.

In 2006, Australian researchers discovered that exposure to sunlight significantly reduced the development of asthma symptoms in mice.

In this latest study, 28 percent of the children with asthma had vitamin D levels of less than 30 ng/ml, which is clearly a deficiency state.

They discovered that lower vitamin D levels were associated with increased IgE and eosinophils, which are allergy markers.

This may also offer an explanation for why it’s so important to make sure your vitamin D levels are optimized during pregnancy, as infants whose mothers are vitamin D deficient have a higher risk of developing asthma.

One 2007 study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, states:

“Vitamin D has been linked to immune system and lung development in utero, and our epidemiologic studies show that higher vitamin D intake by pregnant mothers reduces asthma risk by as much as 40 percent in children 3 to 5 years old.

… Providing adequate vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy may lead to significant decreases in asthma incidence in young children.”

And, said Dr. Celedón in the article above:

"This study also provides epidemiological support for a growing body of in vitro evidence that vitamin D insufficiency may worsen asthma severity, and we suspect that giving vitamin D supplements to asthma patients who are deficient may help with their asthma control."

So not only can your vitamin D status during pregnancy influence the development of asthma in your child in the first place, but if your child is deficient as well, it may aggravate his or her asthma symptoms.

In fact, the children with higher vitamin D levels had a lower risk of being hospitalized for any cause, and needed fewer anti-inflammatory medications. This too correlates to another recent meta-analysis that showed higher vitamin D levels significantly reduce mortality from all causes.

Optimize Your Vitamin D Levels to Treat Asthma

Currently, the recommended daily allowance is a mere 400 units a day, which is about one tenth of what most people need for optimal health. You really need to make sure you’re getting therapeutic levels and ideally, you’ll want to obtain your vitamin D from exposing a significant amount of your skin (not just your hands and face) to appropriate amounts of sunlight outside.

Also be aware that exposing your skin to sun behind a window, whether in your home, office, or car will actually lower your vitamin D, as the UVB is filtered out and the UVA will lower your vitamin D.

You can tell you’ve had enough, from either the sun or a safe tanning bed, when your skin turns the very lightest shade of pink.

Once you reach that shade of pink, your body is not going to produce any more vitamin D. In fact, you’re only going to cause damage to your skin if you continue your exposure past that point.

You can actually produce up to 20,000 units of vitamin D per day through this kind of exposure. However, you don’t need to be concerned with how much you’re producing, as your skin has a feedback loop that will shut down the production of vitamin D past a certain point.

Bear in mind that when you take an oral vitamin D supplement however, this feedback loop does not exist so you need to be far more careful, as overdosing can be just as bad as being severely deficient. So, if you take oral supplements, make sure you monitor your blood with an accurate test. In the U.S., I recommend using the gold standard Diasorin test for checking vitamin D levels. Labcorp is a possible source for that test.

Last year I realized that oral supplements of vitamin D are necessary for just about everyone. I even take them myself on cloudy days where I am unable to get a few hours of sun exposure.

If you get your levels to about 60 ng/ml, there’s a strong likelihood you may not experience the symptoms of asthma anymore.

Safely and effectively treating your asthma is not a complicated affair. Even More Strategies to Safely and Effectively Treat Your Asthma:

In addition to making sure your vitamin D levels are optimized, here are several additional strategies that can help treat the root of your problem, as well as a few that can offer safe symptom relief.

Purify your indoor air. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor air is up to five times more polluted than outdoor air, on average, so considering the fact that you spend about 90 percent of your life indoors, you may want to consider installing a good air purifier that is easy, safe, cost-effective, and leaves behind no dangerous chemical residues (which are often just as bad as the substances you're trying to clean away.)

Avoid antibacterial soaps. In the first place they are dangerous and cause many skin problems. Then, there is a tendency in our modern culture to be obsessive about cleanliness, especially in children. However, this may not be as healthy as initially thought. It appears that being exposed to common bacterial and viral infections as a child can be instrumental in providing the stimulus to your immune system to prevent asthma naturally.

Get regular exercise and the best place to begin is with my Breathing Exercises. Studies have shown that asthmatics who exercise regularly tend to show improvement in:

Maximum ventilation

Maximal oxygen uptake

Work capacity, and

Maximum heart rate

Increase your intake of animal-based omega 3 fats. I can’t emphasize enough the importance of getting sufficient amounts of high quality animal-based omega 3 fats in your diet.

I also strongly believe that we all need plant-based omega 3 fats and a good source for these are hemp seed or flax seed. However, many people do not possess the metabolic ability to rapidly convert the ALA in these plants to the higher order fats DHA and EPA, which are potent anti-inflammatories, that is the reason I suggest getting some omega 3 from the animal kingdom.

Although I recommend fish oil in some instances, I believe krill oil is a superior source of omega 3 fats for most people.

Avoid all commercial milk products. They are notorious for making asthma worse. If you consume milk at all, use only raw milk products from grass-fed cows, but even then be careful and take note of whether or not the raw milk is making your asthma better or worse.

Eat foods rich in vitamin E. Much like vitamin D, higher vitamin E intake has also been associated with lower serum IgE concentrations and a lower frequency of allergen sensitization.

Try some Butterbur (Petasites hybridus). This perennial shrub has been used since ancient times to treat a variety of conditions. As far back as the 17th century, butterbur was used to treat coughs, asthma, and skin wounds. Researchers have since identified the compounds in butterbur that help reduce symptoms in asthma by inhibiting leukotrienes and histamines, which are responsible for symptom aggravation in asthma.

In one study, 40% of the patients who taking a butterbur root extract were able to reduce their intake of traditional asthma medications.

Build your immune system with regular use of Fulvia, Affinity and Elixir Blast. A strong immune system is the best defense against the symptoms associated with Asthma.

Halotherapy for Asthma: Documentation from Ocean Plasma, an organization whose mission is to reeducate the public about the importance of halotherapy, states:

The therapeutic importance of Sodium Chloride is well known. It was already employed with success by Amédé Latour (1830-1857) with pulmonary tuberculosis, by Martin Solon (1842) and by Bouchardat (1851) with diabetes, by Plouvier (1847) with toxemia, iron deficiency and anemia etc., by Piorry (1850), Gintrac (1850), Brugs (1851), Larière (1851), Villemin (1854), Hutchinson (1854), Moroschkin (1856), Piogh (1870) with intermittent fever, and was, and still is, heavily used by all modern medical facilities with a quotable quote intra-venous or subcutaneous injections for the most varied afflictions.

Multitudes of people have utilized salt therapy (also known as "halotherapy") in one way or another throughout past decades to the present. Some take refuge breathing in the salty, ocean air at the seaside, others go directly to the Dead Sea while still others have journeyed to the famous salt mines in Poland, Austria and Romania.

This remedy was and still is sought after because of the antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal qualities of the salty cave air. Its salty microclimate calms, cleanses and revives the cells of the respiratory system. Thousands of sojourners have experienced relief from respiratory diseases strictly by inhaling the salty cave air.

It started in the 19th century when a Polish physician noted that salt miners seldom suffered from respiratory ailments. In these mines, the symptoms of inflammatory diseases such as asthma and allergic rhinitis have more often than not been relieved, if not completely eradicated.

We know today that salt has anti-inflammatory effects and that inhaled salt provides relief from respiratory symptoms. Halotherapy (drawing air through a salt pipe filled with rock salt) is commonplace today and may provide many of the same benefits.

The main effect of salt on the bronchial system is to stimulate secretion, loosen and help eliminate viscous secretions, inhibit inflammation, reduce irritation causing cough, clean the mucous membrane and contract and dilate the respiratory ducts.

If you have asthma, you may think you are doomed to a life of steroids and ventolin inhalers, but there are alternative treatments for asthma and other respiratory conditions. Salt therapy, officially known as halotherapy, has been shown to be beneficial in asthma, bronchitis and even cystic fibrosis. Saltpipes, an alternative type of inhaler, can be used in the alleviation of asthma and are suitable for both adults and children.

Puff on a Pipe to Help Asthma:

Rock salt has been used for centuries around the world to ease respiratory discomfort. A trial involving asthmatic and allergy patients and those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) showed the salt pipe improved symptoms in more than half of them.

In absence of a salt pipe, fill a jar with rock salt and insert a tube (preferably larger than a straw) and fill the lungs to capacity by breathing in normally through the tube.

The salt I recommend is “real salt” or “Himalayan salt” available from your local health food store or from www.realsalt.com.

Rock salt, could offer new hope for millions of people who suffer from asthma. Puffing on the saltpipe draws tiny particles of salt into the lungs, which manufacturers claim boosts natural cleansing processes. Trials in Budapest found three out of four patients improved after using the device for 15 minutes a day.

The effect of a dry salt inhaler in adults with COPD:

The fascinating results of this study, originally published in Pneumologia 2007 Jul-Sep; 56(3):124-7 concludes: “35 patients were given dry salt inhalers…and were asked to use them up to 30 minutes per day. Spirometry tests and six minute walk tests were performed initially and after one, two and three months. We found a statistically significant improvement in the six minute walk test values. Dry salt inhaler therapy may prove to be a useful adjuvant therapy in COPD as far as effort tolerance and quality of life are concerned.”

The saltpipe used in ambulant medical attendance:

The Csepel Hospital Outpatients Department in Budapest recommends the use of the saltpipe during the ambulant medical attendance of the patients.” We offer it to them with quite good results. We recommend the saltpipe in our outpatient health care because the results are very good as it acts as a kind of a mobile cave therapy. The crystals contained in it promote the dissolution of accumulated matter and make breathing easier. Children can start using it from an age when they can be taught how to breathe the air through the pipe containing the salt crystals. As a result of its efficiency it is recommended for those who suffer from chronic respiratory disorders, allergies and for smokers and anyone who suffers from irritating respiratory problems.”

“The experiences of the patients show that the saltpipe helps to dissolve sediments, helps in the process of discharge and in so doing, eases their breathing. As a doctor, I found the Saltpipe a very effective, complementary tool in the therapy of patients with respiratory illnesses.” Dr. Valéria Burzuk

Effect of dry sodium chloride aerosol on the respiratory tract of tobacco smokers:

“The aim was to study influence of dry sodium chloride aerosol (DSCA) on the respiratory tract of tobacco smokers. By the end of inhalation course, 88% of smokers reported easier and/or decreased cough, changes in the character of sputum, which became lighter and clearer. DSCA relieves the main symptoms (cough and sputum), improves local defense mechanisms and resistance of mucous membranes of tobacco smokers owing to decreased colonization activity of pathogenic microgerm.”

A. V. Chervinskaya (St. Petersburg, Russian Federation) - 2006

A novel and effective low-cost treatment for cystic fibrosis:

“The salt therapy treatment uses hypertonic saline solution inhaled through a nebulizer. Administered twice daily over an extended period, the therapy reduces the recurring complications of the disease, improving the quality and duration of life. The outcome of the trial was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Reporting on the trial Mark said, "The results of our trial were revolutionary. We saw a sustained improvement in lung function, a major reduction in the number of acute lung flare-ups, a reduced need for antibiotics to treat the flare-ups, and fewer days off school or work due to illness." Associate Professor Peter Bye from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney. Cystic Fibrosis in Australia 16/Aug/2006

Inhaling salt mist helps cystic fibrosis:

In the study the “effect of salt therapy (HT) was evaluated in 124 patients with various types of respiratory diseases. In all of the patients, the disease was in the stage of a prolonged exacerbation. The clinical state of 85% of the patients with mild and moderate bronchial asthma (BA), 75 % with severe BA, 98% with chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis improved after HT. The patients were examined 6 and 12 months after the first HT course. No aggravations of the disease were seen from the 3d to the12th month. The average duration of the remission was 7.6-0.9 m. Most of the patients (60%) used no medication and sought no medical advice.” Alina V. Chervinskaya and Nora A. Zilber, Journal of Aerosol Medicine, 1995

Halotherapy (HT) has been shown in clinical trials of steadily increasing rigor to confer significant benefits in the treatment of asthma and chronic bronchitis. The failure of Western medical researchers to investigate it and of Western respiratory specialists to use it stems from various causes including unfamiliarity with the Russian-language literature, narrow focus on drugs, and general medical conservatism… HT is much cheaper than competing drugs. It has minimal side effects. There are no reports of interactions with drugs or of the development of microbial resistance to HT. And its close-to-nature character appeals to patients. HT's ability to perform as a mainline or adjuvant therapy in virtually all respiratory diseases makes it especially valuable. It also possesses untapped potential as a source of general prophylaxis and invigoration for healthy people.” Scientia Press Report, Kenneth J. Dillon, Close-to-Nature Medicine, Washington, D.C. 2003.

Speleotherapy, (salt mines or caves) is an accepted but not widely known therapeutic measure in the treatment of chronic obstructive airway diseases. This study summarizes the therapeutic experiences of more than 4000 patients who were treated in a 10-year period in a hospital-cave complex in Tapolca, Hungary. A sharp and long-lasting clinical improvement and a significant recovery from airway obstruction could be observed in the overwhelming majority of patients. It is established that the microclimate of some caves can beneficially affect these disorders, but the cave should be considered as an optimal environment for complex respiratory rehabilitation. World Pediatric Congress in Jerusalem in July 1997.

“Wieliczka, which is 15 kilometers (nine miles) from Krakow has been mined for salt non-stop since the Middle Ages. For 500 euros (690 dollars) which is often covered by health insurance, asthmatic and allergy patients can spend 14 days deep in the mine's microclimate, breathing the therapeutic air. The high levels of humidity and sodium chloride in the mine also help speed the regeneration of the patient’s mucous membranes, said lung specialist Marta Rzepecka. The treatment is effective in 90 percent of cases, she added. "We also see an improvement in the overall functioning of the respiratory system," said physiotherapist Dorota Wodnicka. "They have less feeling of asphyxiation. The children take fewer antibiotics and they have fewer symptoms," she said. Russian Liliana Prishchepa said she had brought her granddaughter from Moscow to Wieliczka on the advice of a friend from Ukraine who was treated here. "Her problems disappeared after just two visits," said Prishchepa. Salt of the Earth Underground Medical Center, Elise Menand AFP 22 July 2007

Salt cave that treats asthma:

“I am an asthmatic and went for speleotherapy” to “Troilus mine, at Tirgu Ocna near Slanic Moldova, Romania. Over 5000 people were treated in this mine last year alone. The Romanians are amazed that 'salinas' are not available in Britain. Although my bronchitis, sinusitis and asthma had not cleared on my arrival home, everything cleared up and two month later and I was able to dance at our daughter's wedding. The literature points out that 'speleo-reaction' occurs in most people, they appear to get worse before they get better.” Sylvia P. Beamon, MA. – 1997

“A "speleotherapy" air-conditioning unit rumbled away, pumping salt particles into the atmosphere as I dozed. Three-quarters of an hour in its presence is "equal to three days at sea", apparently, thanks to the iodine, bromine, magnesium, potassium and other minerals said to have antibacterial and antiviral properties. Although the technology is less than 10 years old, it is inspired by 19th-century findings that Polish salt miners had fewer pulmonary problems than other people. Then, in the 1990s post-communist era, scientists in Poland started to explore the possibility of recreating similar micro climates above ground, which is when they came up with these salt rock panels, the backlighting and, most importantly, the air conditioning. Salt spas have taken central Europe by storm; there are now 200 in Poland alone… A 45-minute session costs £15. Victoria Finlay, Telegraph, 17 Sep 2007

Deficiency of salt in the diet may also be a cause of respiratory symptoms. Regular table salt should be avoided however. The salt I recommend is “real salt” or “Himalayan salt” available from your local health food store or from www.realsalt.com. For more information on how to use it: (See Salt)

For other important topics related to asthma and allergies, see Breathing Exercises and Colon Cleansing and Bentonite Clay.

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Alzheimer’s

Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. It affects memory, thinking, language, judgment, and behavior. Alzheimer's disease (AD) is one form of dementia that gradually gets worse over time.

It is caused by a mineral deficiency and toxic overload in the brain - especially heavy metals like Aluminum and Mercury. Toxins are acidic, which provide a fertile medium for the rapid growth of yeast colonies.

Yeast can also cause fruits and sugars to ferment in the intestines creating a neurotoxin and low dose alcohol toxicity, which both affect normal brain function. Yeast can also move from the intestines and go directly into the brain. This can explain much of the mental fog and mental exhaustion.

By cleansing yeast out of the system, most AD patients can control some of their symptoms. Drinking two tablespoons of Ionic Silver daily can destroy yeast.

When large numbers of yeast colonies are killed rapidly, the cleanse may be accompanied by one to three weeks of flu-like symptoms until the dead yeast is washed out of the body. Drinking plenty of purified water can help remove toxins that are being released as a result of any kind of detoxification program.

Acidophilus found in Neutra-Cleanse supports a healthy intestinal flora, which is an important part of the body’s defense against the overgrowth of yeast and fungus. Fulvia also has anti-fungal properties and the ability to help support proper pH in the body, a healthy balance of good bacteria and intestinal flora, all of which are major factors in preventing an onslaught of yeast and fungus.


One causative factor may be protein carbonylation, in which oxygen radicals attack the carbon-hydrogen bonds in proteins. This process has been implicated as a cause for many age-related diseases, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, chronic renal failure, adult-onset Diabetes and also Cancer.

Antioxidants continually combat free radicals and without a good supply of the best antioxidants your biological defense systems eventually begin to suffer from oxidative damage and can’t function as effectively. Your state of health declines as a result, and “age-related ailments” like Alzheimer’s set in.

Fulvia is the most powerful antioxidant known to man and may neutralize “oxygen radicals” before they can attack the carbon-hydrogen bonds in proteins, which is one of the causes of AD.

Fulvia is antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging. The minerals in Fulvia play an active role in the production of stem cells, human growth hormone, endorphins and glutathione, which in turn supports prevention of AD.

Fulvia is also the most powerful detoxifier of toxins and heavy metals like Aluminum and Mercury, which may be a major cause of AD. Fulvia and Affinity also supply the minerals that are commonly missing in AD patients.

Scientists have found that information-carrying radio waves transmitted by cell phones and other wireless devices can also trigger Alzheimer’s disease.

In 2007, the Bioinitiative Working Group released a 650-page report citing more than 2,000 studies that detail the toxic effects of EMFs from all sources. Chronic exposure to even low-level radiation (like that from cell phones), can cause a variety of cancers, impair immunity, and contribute to Alzheimer's disease and dementia, heart disease, and many other ailments.

More than a century after Thomas Edison switched on his first light bulb, the health consequences of that continual overlap are just now beginning to be documented. New scientific evidence is saying that nearly all the twentieth century human plagues can be tied to some aspect of our use of electricity, including leukemia in children, brain tumors, melanoma, asthma, cardiovascular disease, immune system dysfunction, hormone disturbance, brittle diabetes, sleep disorders, headaches, AD and ADHD.

Fulvia is the best product I know of to help remove harmful radiation from the body. Care should also be taken to remove the AD patient from as many sources of radiation as possible.

Affinity is also known for its ability to help support mental alertness, mental clarity and memory. I recommend this product for anyone suffering from AD.

Poor circulation may also be a factor in AD. Vertebrobasilar Circulatory Disorder occurs when blood does not properly flow to the back of the brain. Symptoms include having trouble walking or keeping balance, not being able to swallow easily, double vision, headaches and slurred speech. (See Circulation)

Aspartame is one of the major causes of Alzheimer’s and should be avoided at all costs. See Aspartame and also see Dementia.

Magnesium and high doses of vitamin C can help with Alzheimer’s, especially if it is a result of calcification in the brain.

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Anemia

Anemia also spelled anæmia, (meaning lack of blood) is a decrease in the normal number of red blood cells (RBCs) or low level of hemoglobin in the blood. Anemia is the most common disorder of the blood. There are some 400 types of anemia, produced by a variety of underlying causes.

Because hemoglobin inside the RBCs normally carries oxygen from the lungs to the tissues, anemia leads to hypoxia (lack of oxygen) in organs. Since all human cells depend on oxygen for survival, varying degrees of anemia can have a wide range of symptoms.

The three main classes of anemia include excessive blood loss such as a hemorrhage, excessive blood cell destruction and deficient red blood cell production.

Anemia goes undiagnosed in many people, and symptoms can be minor or vague. The signs and symptoms can be related to the anemia itself, or the underlying cause.

Most commonly, people with anemia report a feeling of weakness, or fatigue and poor concentration. They may also report shortness of breath on exertion. In very severe anemia, the body may compensate for the lack of oxygen by increasing cardiac output. The patient may have symptoms such as palpitations, angina and symptoms of heart failure.

Symptoms may include:

Chest pain

Dizziness or light-headedness (especially when standing up or with activity)

Shortness of breath (especially during exercise)

Fatigue or lack of energy

Problems thinking or concentrating

Headaches

Constipation

Tingling

Pale skin

Jaundice

Rapid heart rate

Heart murmur

Bone deformities

Leg ulcers

In severe anemia, there may be signs of Pica, which is the consumption of non-food based items such as dirt, paper, wax, grass, ice, and hair. This may in turn be a symptom of iron deficiency, although it often occurs in those who have normal levels of hemoglobin.

Chronic anemia may result in behavioral disturbances in children as a direct result of impaired neurological development in infants, and reduced scholastic performance in children of school age.

Restless legs syndrome is more common in those with iron-deficiency anemia.

Less common symptoms may include swelling of the legs or arms, chronic heartburn, vague bruises, vomiting, increased sweating, and blood in stool.

Some of the common causes of anemia are a deficiency of the water-soluble vitamins B12 and folate, and or a deficiency of iron.

While many parts of the body help make red blood cells, most of the work is done in the bone marrow. Bone marrow is the soft tissue in the center of bones that helps form blood cells.

Kidney disease includes conditions that decrease their ability to remove toxins and keep you healthy. Wastes can build up to high levels in your blood, causing the overgrowth of bacteria and if not treated, can cause anemia. Persons with anemia should consider strengthening the kidneys. (See Kidneys)

A hormone called erythropoietin made in your kidneys, signals your bone marrow to make more red blood cells. Healthy red blood cells live between 90 and 120 days.

Hemoglobin is the oxygen-carrying protein inside red blood cells. It gives red blood cells their red color. People with anemia do not have enough hemoglobin.

Possible causes of anemia include:

Certain medications

Chronic diseases such as cancer, ulcerative colitis, or rheumatoid arthritis

Some forms of anemia, such as thalassemia, can be inherited

Kidney failure

Blood loss (for example, from heavy menstrual periods or stomach ulcers)

Poor diet

Pregnancy

Problems with bone marrow such as lymphoma, leukemia, or multiple myeloma

Immune problems that cause the destruction of blood cells (hemolytic anemia)

Surgery to the stomach or intestines reducing the absorption of iron, vitamin B12 and folate (folic acid)

Under active thyroid - too little thyroid hormone

Testosterone deficiency

Severe anemia can cause low oxygen levels in vital organs such as the heart, and can lead to a heart attack.

Treatment should be directed at the cause of the anemia, and may include:

Blood transfusions

Supplements of iron, vitamin B12, folic acid, or other vitamins and minerals found in Fulvia, Affinity, Elixir Blast and Aerobia

Fresh raw organic spinach is a good source of iron. Green vegetables, asparagus, bananas, melons and lemons are good sources of folate. (If you eat spinach, it must be organic and you must eat it raw. Spinach contains oxalate which binds with iron and calcium, removing them from your body)

The therapeutic importance of Sodium Chloride (salt) is also well known. Plouvier (1847) successfully employed salt in the treatment of toxemia, iron deficiency and anemia. (See Salt)

Some fairly compelling evidence supporting the destructive effects of microwaves comes from a highly cited study by a Swiss food scientist named Hans Hertel. Dr. Hertel was the first scientist to study the effects of microwaved foods on the blood and physiology of human beings.

His small study, coauthored by Dr. Bernard Blanc of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and the University Institute for Biochemistry, revealed the degenerative forces produced by microwave ovens on the foods they cooked.

Dr. Hertel concluded that microwave cooking changed the nutrients in the food, and that changes took place in the blood that could cause negative health effects, including decreased hemoglobin levels, which could indicate anemia.

Eating food heated in a microwave should be avoided.

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Angels

This was written by a Metro Denver Hospice Physician:

I was driving home from a meeting this evening about 5, stuck in traffic on Colorado Blvd., and the car started to choke and splutter and die - I barely managed to coast, cursing, into a gas station, glad only that I would not be blocking traffic and would have a somewhat warm spot to wait for the tow truck. It wouldn't even turn over. Before I could make the call, I saw a woman walking out of the "quickie mart” building and it looked like she slipped on some ice and fell into a Gas pump, so I got out to see if she was okay

When I got there, it looked more like she had been overcome by sobs than that she had fallen; she was a young woman who looked really haggard with dark circles under her eyes. She dropped something as I helped her up, and I picked it up to give it to her. It was a nickel.

At that moment, everything came into focus for me: the crying woman, the ancient Suburban crammed full of stuff with 3 kids in the back (1 in a car seat), and the gas pump reading $4.95.

I asked her if she was okay and if she needed help, and she just kept saying "don't want my kids to see me crying," so we stood on the other side of the pump from her car. She said she was driving to California and that things were very hard for her right now. So I asked, "And you were praying?" That made her back away from me a little, but I assured her I was not a crazy person and said, "He heard you, and He sent me."

I took out my card and swiped it through the card reader on the pump so she could fill up her car completely, and while it was fueling, walked to the next door McDonald's and bought 2 big bags of food, some gift certificates for more, and a big cup of coffee. She gave the food to the kids in the car, who attacked it like wolves, and we stood by the pump eating fries and talking a little.

She told me her name, and that she lived in Kansas City. Her boyfriend left 2 months ago and she had not been able to make ends meet.. She knew she wouldn't have money to pay rent Jan 1, and finally in desperation had finally called her parents, with whom she had not spoken in about 5 years. They live in California and said she could come live with them and try to get on her feet there.

So she packed up everything she owned in the car. She told the kids they were going to California for Christmas, but not that they were going to live there.

I gave her my gloves, a little hug and said a quick prayer with her for safety on the road. As I was walking over to my car, she said, "So, are you like an angel or something?"

This definitely made me cry. I said, "Sweetie, at this time of year angels are really busy, so sometimes God uses regular people."

It was so incredible to be a part of someone else's miracle. And of course, you guessed it, when I got in my car it started right away and got me home with no problem. I'll put it in the shop tomorrow to check, but I suspect the mechanic won't find anything wrong.

Psalms 55:22 "Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and He shall sustain thee. He shall never suffer the righteous to be moved."

Sometimes the angels fly close enough to you that you can hear the flutter of their wings...

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Ant and the Contact Lens: a true story

Brenda was almost halfway to the top of the tremendous granite cliff. She was standing on a ledge where she was taking a breather during this, her first rock climb. As she rested there, the safety rope snapped against her eye and knocked out her contact lens. 'Great', she thought. 'Here I am on a rock ledge, hundreds of feet from the bottom and hundreds of feet to the top of this cliff, and now my sight is blurry.'

She looked and looked, hoping that somehow it had landed on the ledge. But it just wasn't there. She felt the panic rising in her, so she began praying. She prayed for calm, and she prayed that she may find her contact lens.

When she got to the top, a friend examined her eye and her clothing for the lens, but it was not to be found. Although she was calm now that she was at the top, she was saddened because she could not clearly see across the range of mountains. She thought of the bible verse 'The eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth.'

She thought, 'Lord, You can see all these mountains. You know every stone and leaf, and You know exactly where my contact lens is. Please help me.'

Later, when they had hiked down the trail to the bottom of the cliff they met another party of climbers just starting up the face of the cliff. One of them shouted out, “Hey, you guys! Anybody lose a contact lens?”

Well, that would be startling enough, but you know why the climber saw it? An ant was moving slowly across a twig on the face of the rock, carrying it!

The story doesn't end there. Brenda's father is a cartoonist. When she told him the incredible story of the ant, the prayer and the contact lens, he drew a cartoon of an ant lugging that contact lens with the caption, “Lord, I don't know why You want me to carry this thing. I can't eat it and it's awfully heavy. But if this is what You want me to do, I'll carry it for You.”

It would do all of us good to ask, “God, what will You have me do?” And even when the load seems heavy, just remember, “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.” (Phil. 4:13)

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Anti-Aging

Aging is caused by free radicals trashing covalent bonds causing an imbalance in the electrons that make up the atoms of our cells.

Fulvia is the most powerful known natural antioxidant and is able to neutralize all known types of free radicals, which obviously would prevent the ravaging effects of free radicals in the body. The negatively charged, plant-based minerals found in Fulvia are known to restore electro-chemical balance to the cells and restructure DNA, allowing the body to repair damaged cells including skin and joints, thereby increasing flexibility of the joints and the youthful appearance of the skin.

The nutrients in Fulvia turn on 52 youth hormones. It helps repair all of the cells in the body including bone, cartilage, muscles, skin, organs, nerves and DNA. DNA contains the blueprint for the entire organ, which means when DNA is repaired; organs can be replaced over time as long as there is one living cell within the organ.

Since time immemorial, man has searched for the Fountain of Youth. Nothing has changed in that regard; only the methods of inquiry and discovery have progressed, producing some of the most outlandish sci-fi scenarios imaginable.

Personally, I am one to remain in alignment with the natural order of things - I don’t even want to eat a piece of genetically modified corn. But the technology and science enthusiast in me can’t help but be intrigued by the ideas and radical advances in the field of extreme life extension.

The Free-Radical Theory:

The most widely accepted idea for life extension is the free-radical theory. According to this theory, we begin to “self-destruct” as we age. Our DNA becomes damaged beyond our body’s ability to repair and we eventually accumulate enough damage that can’t support life, and we die.

The main agents of this destruction are oxygen free radicals; aggressive chemical compounds in the environment as well as those created as a byproduct of your natural metabolism. Over a lifetime, this progressive damage accumulates to the point where your body’s basic biochemical processes fail.

One of the most destructive processes is protein carbonylation, in which oxygen radicals attack the carbon-hydrogen bonds in proteins. This process has been implicated as a cause for many age-related diseases, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, chronic renal failure, adult-onset Diabetes and also Cancer.

Antioxidants continually combat free radicals and without a good supply of the best antioxidants your biological defense systems eventually begin to suffer from oxidative damage and can’t function as effectively. Your state of health declines as a result, and “age-related ailments” set in.

Fulvia is antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging. The minerals in Fulvia play an active role in the production of stem cells, human growth hormone, endorphins and glutathione, which in turn supports disease prevention and premature aging.

The nutrients found in Affinity and the Coenzyme Q-10 found in Elixir Blast also help protect you from the free radicals that destroy cells and cause the body to age, which is why they are such an important part of your daily health regimen.

Affinity supports beautiful skin and can help reverse signs of aging and wrinkling of skin by increasing super oxide dismutase (SOD) activity for DNA repair. And when Affinity is combined with Fulvia, it will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, and other pathogens, which are known to cause premature aging. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

Pathogens that invade the body cause stress, which also leads to premature aging. Ionic Silver kills all known pathogens and may be taken internally as well as spayed on the skin to kill these pathogens.

I keep a spray bottle on my desk and frequently spray my face, neck and the back of my hands. The skin on my face is comparatively smooth for a person my age. A planter wart that I had on my thumb for many years is no longer there and I have very few age spots on the backs of my hands.

I also frequently spray silver directly into my eyes. The lens of my eyes are clear; I have no signs of cataract formation, there is reduction in scar tissue in the corner of one of my eyes from an eye injury and the whites of my eyes are now very white.

Lissome is an anti-aging skin serum. We have a Lissome for men and for women. Lissome will increase the flexibility and elasticity of the skin leaving you looking years younger and you will see a change in your skin within 60-90 days.

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Anti-Bacterial

When found on the skin, in the blood stream, in the intestines, or in the hair, bacteria cause countless diseases. When serious diseases are examined in the lab, every single one is found to be associated with the presence of pleomorphic bacteria or mold. These damage the immune function that normally protects the cell from foreign invaders. When bacteria or mold invade a cell, reducing immune protection, they allow toxins and contagions to enter the cell and damage the DNA, resulting in many serious diseases. Ionic Silver starts killing bacteria in as little as fifteen seconds. If you put Ionic Silver directly in contact with bacteria, the bacteria will usually be totally destroyed within six minutes. Some bacteria may take longer but all bacteria can be destroyed with regular use of Ionic Silver.

To stop disease-causing bacteria in its tracks, drink one teaspoon of Ionic Silver each morning and night. That dose can be doubled to fight an aggressive bacterial infection. Silver may be applied topically to any affected areas 4 or more times daily. Fulvia, Affinity, Aerobia and Elixir Blast each contain immune-supporting nutrients and a healthy immune system is important in the body’s fight against disease.

Fulvia is antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging. The minerals in Fulvia play an active role in the production of stem cells, human growth hormone, endorphins and glutathione, which in turn supports disease prevention and premature aging.


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Anti-Fungal

Fungus can get into any warm, moist area and often feeds off of sugars. Cutting off sugars can combat intestinal fungus or yeast. For a yeast or fungus infection in the armpits or vagina, apply Ionic Silver to the affected areas and take Ionic Silver internally. Silver can be applied topically 4 or more times daily, or as needed. Drinking two teaspoons of Ionic Silver liquid one to three times daily will kill yeast and fungus internally. You can also apply it topically 1-4 times daily as needed. This dosage should be continued for at least two weeks after the symptoms are no longer present.

Yeast and fungus can get inside your intestines, causing muscle pain and symptoms of depression and attention deficit disorder. It can also result in all the symptoms of headaches, lymph problems, lupus and autoimmune disorders, including fibromyalgia.

Many people have successfully killed the yeast and fungus in their intestines by taking two teaspoons of Ionic Silver daily. When large numbers of yeast colonies are killed rapidly, the cleanse may be accompanied by one to three weeks of flu-like symptoms until the dead yeast is washed out of the body. Drinking plenty of purified water can help remove toxins that are being released as a result of any kind of detoxification program. Ionic Silver can be injected into the rectum or vagina using a syringe or douche bottle.

Acidophilus found in Neutra-Cleanse supports a healthy intestinal flora, which is an important part of the body’s defense against the overgrowth of yeast and fungus.

Fulvia also has anti-fungal properties and the ability to help support proper pH in the body, a healthy balance of good bacteria and intestinal flora, all of which are a major factor in preventing an onslaught of yeast and fungus.

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Antioxidant

Free radicals are atoms with unpaired electrons. According to the free radical theory, radicals damage cells in an organism, causing aging. Mitochondria, regions of the cell that manufacture chemical energy, produce free radicals and are the primary sites for free radical damage. By eliminating free radicals from cells through genetic means and dietary restriction, laboratories have extended the maximum age of laboratory animals.

A cloud of electrons surrounds the nucleus of an atom. These electrons exist in pairs, but occasionally an atom loses an electron, leaving the atom with an unpaired electron. The atom is then called a "free radical," or sometimes just a "radical," and is very reactive. When cells in the body encounter a radical it causes destruction in the cell. Constant radical damage eventually kills the cell. When radicals kill or damage enough cells in an organism, the organism ages.

The production of radical oxygen (the most common radical) occurs mostly within the mitochondria of a cell. Mitochondria are small membrane-enclosed regions of a cell that produce the chemicals a cell uses for energy. Mitochondria accomplish this task through a mechanism called the "electron transport chain." In this mechanism, electrons are passed between different molecules and with each pass produce useful chemical energy. Oxygen occupies the final position in the electron transport chain. Occasionally, the passed electron incorrectly interacts with oxygen, producing oxygen in radical form.

The primary site of radical oxygen damage is mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). Every cell contains an enormous set of molecules called DNA, which provide chemical instructions for a cell to function and reproduce. This DNA is found in the mitochondria and in the nucleus of the cell, which serves as the "command center" of the cell. The cell fixes much of the damage done to nuclear DNA. However, mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) cannot be readily fixed. Therefore, extensive mtDNA damage accumulates over time and shuts down mitochondria, causing cells to die and the organism to age.

Protection of mtDNA from radicals slows aging in laboratory animals. Some laboratories have produced fruit flies that live one-third longer than normal fruit flies. These labs genetically altered the fruit flies to produce more natural antioxidants. Antioxidants are molecules that eliminate radicals, so elevated levels of antioxidants prevent much of the mtDNA damage done by radicals. Other labs severely restricted the food intake of laboratory rats, causing a 50% increase in maximum lifespan compared to rats allowed to eat freely. The mitochondria of starved rats are not provided with enough material to function at full capacity. Therefore, the electron transport chains in mitochondria of the starved rats pass fewer electrons. With fewer electrons passed, fewer oxygen radicals are produced, so aging slows.

One main problem with the free radical theory is the failure of antioxidants administered as dietary supplements, like vitamins E and C, to significantly increase maximum lifespan. Proponents of the radical theory believe that dietary antioxidants, unlike natural antioxidants produced by cells, do not reach mitochondrial DNA, leaving this site susceptible to radical attack. Interestingly, even though supplemental antioxidants fail to increase maximum lifespan, they do increase the chances of living to the maximum lifespan. This may be due to antioxidant protection of other parts of the cell, like cellular proteins and membranes, from radical damage.

The goal of all research on the free radical theory is to slow aging and increase maximum lifespan. The achievements so far are astounding; increasing the lifespan of fruit flies and rats is an impressive feat. Despite such success, no practical applications of the theory have been perfected. Genetic alteration is both controversial and difficult for humans. Starvation, while lengthening lifespan, is an unappealing alternative. Dietary antioxidants fail to increase maximum lifespan. However, the production of radicals and their role in aging is well understood.

Recap: Supplemental antioxidants generally do very little to extend the lifespan. They do however combat free radicals and without a good supply of the best supplemental antioxidants your biological defense systems eventually begin to suffer from oxidative damage and can’t function as effectively. Your state of health therefore declines as a result, and “age-related ailments” set in.

On the other hand, the compounds in Fulvia have proven for centuries to lengthen the life spans of both monkeys and humans that regularly consume this “blackish, mineral pitch” that oozes up from the ground high in the Himalayas, so what makes Fulvia different from all other free radical scavengers?

First of all, Fulvia is the most powerful natural antioxidant and is unique in its ability to neutralize both negatively and positively charged unpaired electrons. It is also the most versatile of all antioxidants, having the ability to both give up an electron, and receive an electron in order to neutralize any type of free radical. And unlike other antioxidants, Fulvia has the ability to cross the cell membrane and reach the remotest parts of the cell where the Oxygen radicals attack the mitochondrial DNA.

Fulvia may also neutralize “oxygen radicals” before they can attack the carbon-hydrogen bonds in proteins, which is another major cause of premature aging.

Finally, the minerals in Fulvia play an active role in the production of stem cells, human growth hormone, endorphins and glutathione. Glutathione is the most powerful natural antioxidant produced by the body and it also is able to protect the mitochondrial DNA from oxygen radical damage.

Fulvia is also the most powerful detoxifier of toxins and heavy metals, which also cause damage to the cells, which results in disease and premature aging.

Anyone who understands the necessity of antioxidants in the diet will also recognize the need for vitamins, minerals and other phytonutrients. Affinity and Elixir Blast also support good health through a powerhouse of nutrients and other antioxidants.

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Anti-Tumor

Tumors can have a myriad of causes. Tumors are almost always caused by a combination of problems. One bacterium is not usually the cause of a tumor, but when bacteria get into the cell and neutralize your immune function, you become more susceptible to other toxins in the air and water. This allows DNA to be damaged and a tumor to form. Bacteria such as hepatitis B can cause cancer. Viruses can also cause tumors and cancer, including the human papilloma virus that can result in cervical cancer in women.

Those with a tumor should drink 1-4 ounces of Ionic Silver liquid daily, sipping the Ionic Silver every hour for the first 4-8 hours. Drink two ounces daily for the next five days – two tablespoons in the morning and two tablespoons at bedtime. Apply topically several times daily to the tumor if it is visible. For more acute problems, drink four ounces of Ionic Silver one day and sip it every hour the next day.

If cancer runs in the immediate family, two tablespoons of Ionic Silver in the morning and evening can be used to kill bacteria as a preventive method.

Maintaining a diet that is low in fat and sugar and high in proteins, fiber, fruits and vegetables will also help. In addition you want to get at least eight hours of sleeps a night. You’ll also want to take supplements like Fulvia, Affinity, Elixir Blast and Aerobia that have immune enhancing capabilities. Exercise if possible on a daily basis. I’m not talking strenuous, but just a walking type of exercise to make sure your circulation is good and your body’s immune function is properly working in concert with your lymph system. (See Breathing Exercises)

You want to neutralize toxins in your air and water using proper filtration in your home. You want to cleanse your blood and your intestines. Fulvia and Affinity support clean healthy blood and circulation. Also take products like Neutra-Cleanse and eat raw fruits and vegetables high in fiber to support a clean and healthy colon.

A healthy liver is your first line of defense. Fulvia and Affinity support a healthy liver and several people have noted that when they increased their intake of Fulvia that they experienced a wonderful liver cleanse which is evidenced by a lot of lime-green cholesterol floating on top of the water during a bowel movement. (Also See Liver Cleanse)

Taking milk thistle and Omegas 3, 6 and 9 found in Elixir Blast on a daily basis in a supplement form is also helpful in cleansing the liver. Fulvia also provides necessary antioxidants and helps clean the blood.

Affinity can help reduce the risk of tumors and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of tumors. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

Negativity is a major cause of tumors and cancer. Make a list of all negative things in your life, including television, radio, newspapers and negative people. Begin to eliminate all negativity from your life. Tell negative friends and family that you are going through a special therapy and won’t be able to contact them for some time. You also want to eliminate as much stress as you possibly can. (See Forgiveness and Joy)

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Anti-Viral

Viruses cause many diseases that we don’t have pharmaceutical drugs to cure. For this reason, the human race is at a high risk for virus activity. We have viruses that are being treated incorrectly with antibiotics. Antibiotics do nothing to destroy or cure viral infections. Ionic Silver is very powerful and patented against both reverse transcriptase and DNA polymerase viruses, interfering with the replication process.

By drinking two tablespoons of Ionic Silver in the morning and night, you can potentially defeat an existing viral infection. For viral infections in the lungs or sinuses, inhaling liquid silver through a nebulizer works the best. Drops can also be placed in your ears, eyes, nose, or throat twice daily.

To prevent a cold or flu, drink one teaspoon twice daily. If you are exposed to a lot of coughing and sneezing, the dose can be doubled.

Fulvia is antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging. The minerals in Fulvia play an active role in the production of stem cells, human growth hormone, endorphins and glutathione, which in turn supports a strong immune system and disease prevention. Affinity is also known for its antiviral benefits and ability to support a strong immune system, which is important for preventing and fighting viral infections.

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Antibiotic Alternative

It's very rare that anyone in the medical mainstream is ever mad enough to break ranks and tell the world that pharmaceutical drugs are next to useless for treating disease.

After all, they'd risk losing their funding from the government and Big Pharma. They'd be dismissed as crackpots. Their professional reputations would be in tatters. It would be professional suicide!

Margaret Chan, Director general of the World Health Organization heralded 'the end of modern medicine' as the WHO finally admitted that antibiotics had been so over-used that they're now almost completely useless against 'super strains' of bacterial infection.

The result of this, she warns, could be that routine operations become impossible to carry out and minor cuts and grazes become potentially life-threatening.

Viruses cause many diseases that we don’t have pharmaceutical drugs to cure. For this reason, the human race is at a high risk for virus activity. We have viruses that are being treated incorrectly with antibiotics. Antibiotics do nothing to destroy or cure viral infections.

Ionic Silver on the other hand is very powerful and patented against both reverse transcriptase and DNA polymerase viruses, interfering with the replication process. Ionic

Silver kills every known disease causing bacteria and virus and even kills some parasites. The best part is that these organisms cannot create immunity to silver. It remains effective no matter how often it is used. Furthermore, it is safe, without side effects and is relatively inexpensive.

By drinking two tablespoons of Ionic Silver in the morning and night, you can potentially defeat an existing viral infection. For viral infections in the lungs or sinuses, inhaling liquid silver through a nebulizer works the best. Drops can also be placed in your ears, eyes, nose, or throat twice daily.

To prevent a cold or flu, drink one teaspoon twice daily. If you are exposed to a lot of coughing and sneezing, the dose can be doubled.

Fulvia is antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging. The minerals in Fulvia play an active role in the production of stem cells, human growth hormone, endorphins and glutathione, which in turn supports a strong immune system and disease prevention. Affinity is also known for its antiviral benefits and ability to support a strong immune system, which is important for preventing and fighting viral infections.

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Anxiety

Anxiety (also called angst or worry) is a psychological and physiological state characterized by somatic, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral components. It is the displeasing feeling of fear and concern. Anxiety can create feelings of fear, worry, uneasiness, and dread. Anxiety is considered to be a normal reaction to a stress and may be helpful in dealing with a demanding situation, but when anxiety becomes excessive, it is then classified as a disorder.

The physical effects of anxiety may include heart palpitations, tachycardia, muscle weakness and tension, fatigue, nausea, chest pain, shortness of breath, stomachaches, or headaches. As the body prepares to deal with a threat, blood pressure, heart rate, perspiration, blood flow to the major muscle groups are increased, while immune and digestive functions are inhibited (the fight or flight response). External signs of anxiety may include pallor, sweating, trembling, and pupillary dilation.

When toxins overload the body, undue stress is put on the organs of elimination and stress burns up the body's reserves of nutrition at an alarming rate. The protocol for anxiety then is to kill harmful microorganisms by taking 1-2 teaspoons of Ionic Silver twice daily and eliminate toxins that are causing stress.

It is then important to move those dead microorganisms out of the body, and Neutra-Cleanse is a great cleanser. Fulvia, Affinity and Elixir Blast also provide important nutrients that can help to get at the root of Anxiety as well.

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Appendix

Your appendix is a slimy sac that hangs between your small and large intestines. It has long been thought of as a worthless evolutionary artifact, good for nothing except a potentially lethal case of inflammation. But now researchers suggest that your appendix is a lot more than a useless remnant.

Your appendix is a storehouse for good bacteria that may be needed to repopulate the gut after a case of diarrhea. Past studies have also found the appendix can help manufacture, direct and train white blood cells.

Appendicitis, (inflamed appendix) can be fatal. According to the CDC, over 320,000 people are hospitalized each year, and up to 400 Americans die due to appendicitis.

Until recently, the appendix was believed to be an organ that served no purpose in your body, and for this reason alone, surgeons have routinely removed them. Recent research has discovered that this is not true.

As common sense dictates, there is a purpose for every organ in your body, even the ones that modern medicine can’t figure out, and your appendix is one of them.

If the good bacteria in your colon dies, which could happen as a result of cholera or dysentery for instance, it appears your appendix steps up to help recolonize your gut with good bacteria.

Modern society has become so vigilant against bacteria that many forget a very important point, bacteria in your body actually outnumber your cells by about ten to one and without them you would die.

For example, the friendly bacteria that reside in your gut have a number of very important functions, such as:

Digesting and absorbing certain carbohydrates. Without good gut bacteria, your body cannot absorb certain undigested starches, fiber, and sugars. The friendly bacteria in your digestive tract convert these carbohydrates into primary sources of important energy and nutrients.

Bacteria produce vitamins, absorb minerals and eliminate toxins. Probiotics help in the production of both vitamin K and B vitamins, and promote mineral absorption. They also aid in metabolism and the breakdown of toxins.

Friendly bacteria compete with the bad guys for room and board and help to keep bad bacteria under control. A deficiency of good bacteria can lead to bad bacteria getting out of control.

The good bacteria tell your body how much nutrition they need and your body responds by supplying just that much and no more. This results in excess bad bacteria being starved out. The helpful bacteria also produce a substance that kills harmful microbes.

Friendly bacteria train your immune system to distinguish between pathogens and non-harmful antigens, and to respond appropriately. This important function prevents your immune system from overreacting to non-harmful antigens, which is the genesis of or cause of allergies.

Beneficial bacteria have a lifelong, powerful effect on your gut’s immune system and your systemic immune system as well. These bacteria play a crucial role in the development and operation of the mucosal immune system in your digestive tract. They also aid in the production of antibodies to pathogens.

It’s also important to remember that 80 percent of your immune system is located in your digestive system, making a healthy gut a major focal point if you want to maintain optimal health. A robust immune system is your number one defense system against disease.

Researchers have speculated that despite the beneficial influence of the appendix, most people living in the modern world don’t need it because you can easily repopulate the good bacteria in your gut.

I disagree with this assessment because your good bacteria is constantly being assaulted by antibiotics, chlorinated water, birth control pills, stress, sugar, and a host of other environmental factors. Gastrointestinal problems are in fact a very common concern for a majority of Americans.

Ideally, your gut should contain a ratio of 85 percent good bacteria to 15 percent non-beneficial bacteria, but the factors I listed above have actually caused this ratio to reverse in many people.

This is why I often recommend that you use a high-quality probiotic like that found in Neutra Cleanse as an “insurance policy” to make sure your body remains balanced with good strains of bacteria, particularly if you don’t lead a perfectly healthy lifestyle.

It’s also worth keeping in mind that this is still just the beginning as far as what scientists know about the appendix. It may turn out to have other far-reaching but important effects on your body function than what is currently known.

After all, scientists have now discovered that more than 70 percent of all primate and rodent groups contain certain species with an appendix. If its purpose was so inconsequential, why would so many different species have it?

So far, at least one negative side effect of having your appendix removed (called an appendectomy) has been uncovered; an increased risk of Crohn’s disease. So please, don’t fall for the advice to have your appendix removed simply because “it has no purpose.”

Naturally, there are times when an appendectomy is warranted. If your appendix becomes infected or inflamed, failing to remove it could be fatal.

Just don’t agree to have your appendix removed for no other reason than you’re having an unrelated abdominal surgery performed, which happens more frequently than you might think.

Major warning signs that your appendix might be a problem include:

You have absolutely no appetite, even for your most favorite foods.

You have pain that started around your belly button and has moved to your lower right abdominal area.

You have pain when jumping up and down. First, jump up and down gently. If there is no pain, try jumping higher. This will move your peritoneal cavity and if it is irritated with an inflamed appendix, the movement will cause considerable pain.

If you have all of the above symptoms you should be evaluated at your nearest emergency room.

If you are a woman, you may benefit from receiving a CT scan or ultrasound prior to having an appendectomy. A study published in the journal Radiology found that in women who had this done prior to surgery, a healthy appendix was removed 7 percent of the time, compared with 28 percent of the time when no scan was done.

A sensible diet can prevent most problems that you may experience with your appendix. Biting fingernails and popcorn shells are two of the most common causes of inflamed appendix. Fulvia, Affinity and Elixer Blast support a healthy appendix and Neutra Cleanse supplies important friendly bacteria that can also help the appendix.

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Appreciation

One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live.

They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family. On their return, the father asked his son, "How was the trip?"

"It was great, Dad." "Did you see how poor people live?" the father asked.

"Oh yeah," said the son.

"So, tell me what you learned from the trip." said the father.

The son answered, "I saw that we have one dog and they have four. We have a pool that reaches to the middle of our garden and they have a creek that has no end. We have imported lanterns in our garden and they have the stars at night. Our patio reaches to the front yard and they have the whole horizon.

We have a small piece of land to live on and they have fields that go beyond our sight.

We have servants who serve us, but they serve others. We buy our food, but they grow theirs. We have walls around our property to protect us, they have friends to protect them."

The boy's father was speechless.

Then his son added, "Thanks Dad for showing me how poor we are."

Isn't perspective a wonderful thing? Life would be much more wonderful, if we all gave thanks for everything we have, instead of worrying about what we don't have.

Life is too short and friends are too few to not appreciate every single thing you have, especially your friends!

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Artery Disease

Heart Surgeon admits huge mistake regarding cause of artery disease:

By Dwight Lundell, MD 02/06/2009

We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is I freely admit to being wrong. As a heart surgeon with 25 years of experience, having performed over 5,000 open-heart surgeries, today is my day to right the wrong with medical and scientific facts.

I trained for many years with other prominent physicians labeled "opinion makers." Bombarded with scientific literature, continually attending education seminars, we opinion makers insisted heart disease resulted from the simple fact of elevated blood cholesterol.

The only accepted therapy was prescribing medications to lower cholesterol and a diet that severely restricted fat intake.

The latter of course we insisted would lower cholesterol and heart disease. Deviations from these recommendations were considered heresy and could quite possibly result in malpractice.

It Didn’t Work!

These recommendations are no longer scientifically or morally defensible. The discovery a few years ago that “inflammation” in the artery wall is the real cause of heart disease is slowly leading to a paradigm shift in how heart disease and other chronic ailments will be treated.

The long-established dietary recommendations have created epidemics of obesity and diabetes, the consequences of which dwarf any historical plague in terms of mortality, human suffering and dire economic consequences.

Despite the fact that 25% of the population takes expensive statin medications and despite the fact we have reduced the fat content of our diets, more Americans will die this year of heart disease than ever before.

Statistics from the American Heart Association show that 75 million Americans currently suffer from heart disease, 20 million have diabetes and 57 million have pre-diabetes. These disorders are affecting younger and younger people in greater numbers every year.

Simply stated, without inflammation being present in the body, there is no way that cholesterol would accumulate in the wall of the blood vessel and cause heart disease and strokes. Without inflammation, cholesterol would move freely throughout the body as nature intended. It is inflammation that causes cholesterol to become trapped.

Inflammation is not complicated -- it is quite simply your body's natural defense to a foreign invader such as a bacteria, toxin or virus. The cycle of inflammation is perfect in how it protects your body from these bacterial and viral invaders.

However, if we chronically expose the body to injury by toxins or foods the human body was never designed to process, a condition called chronic inflammation occurs. Chronic inflammation is just as harmful as acute inflammation is beneficial.

What thoughtful person would willfully expose himself repeatedly to foods or other substances that are known to cause injury to the body? Well, smokers perhaps, but at least they made that choice willfully.

The rest of us have simply followed the recommended mainstream diet that is low in fat and high in polyunsaturated fats and carbohydrates, not knowing we were causing repeated injury to our blood vessels. This repeated injury creates chronic inflammation leading to heart disease, stroke, diabetes and obesity.

Let me repeat that. The injury and inflammation in our blood vessels is caused by the low fat diet that has been recommended for years by mainstream medicine.

What are the biggest culprits of chronic inflammation? Quite simply, they are the overuse of simple, highly processed carbohydrates (sugar, flour and all the products made from them) and the excess consumption of omega-6 vegetable oils like soybean, corn and sunflower that are found in many processed foods.

Now, I'll discuss which foods cause inflammation, how those foods trigger the inflammatory process and the foods to eat that will cure inflammation.

Take a moment to visualize rubbing a stiff brush repeatedly over soft skin until it becomes quite red and nearly bleeding. Let's say you kept this up several times a day, every day for five years. If you could tolerate this painful brushing, you would have a bleeding, swollen infected area that became worse with each repeated injury. This is a good way to visualize the inflammatory process that could be going on inside your body right now.

Regardless of where the inflammatory process occurs, externally or internally, it is the same. I have peered inside thousands upon thousands of arteries. A diseased artery looks as if someone took a brush and scrubbed repeatedly against its wall. The foods we eat several times a day create small injuries compounding into more injuries, causing the body to respond continuously and appropriately with inflammation.

While we savor the tantalizing taste of a sweet roll, our bodies respond alarmingly as if a foreign invader arrived, declaring war. Foods loaded with sugars and simple carbohydrates, or processed with omega-6 oils for long shelf life have been the mainstay of the American diet for six decades. These foods have been poisoning everyone.

How does eating a simple sweet roll create a cascade of inflammation to make you sick?

Imagine spilling syrup on your keyboard; then you have a visual of what occurs inside the cell. When we consume simple carbohydrates such as sugar, blood sugar rises rapidly. In response, your pancreas secretes insulin whose primary purpose is to drive sugar into each cell where it is stored for energy. If the cell is full and does not need glucose, it is rejected to avoid extra sugar gumming up the works.

When your full cells reject the extra glucose, blood sugar rises producing more insulin and the glucose converts to stored fat.

What does all this have to do with inflammation?

Blood sugar is controlled in a very narrow range. Extra sugar molecules attach to a variety of proteins that in turn injure the blood vessel wall. This repeated injury to the blood vessel wall sets off inflammation. When you spike your blood sugar level several times a day, every day, it is exactly like taking sandpaper to the inside of your delicate blood vessels.

While you may not be able to see it, rest assured it is there. I saw it in over 5,000 surgical patients spanning 25 years who all shared one common denominator - inflammation in their arteries.

Let's get back to the sweet roll. That innocent looking “goody” not only contains sugars, it is baked in one of many omega-6 oils such as soybean. Chips and fries are soaked in soybean oil; processed foods are manufactured with omega-6 oils for longer shelf life. While omega-6's are essential -they are part of every cell membrane controlling what goes in and out of the cell - they must be in the correct balance with omega-3's.

If the balance shifts by consuming excessive omega-6, the cell membrane produces chemicals called cytokines that directly cause inflammation. Today's mainstream American diet has produced an extreme imbalance of these two fats. The ratio of imbalance ranges from 15:1 to as high as 30:1 in favor of omega-6. That's a tremendous amount of cytokines causing inflammation. In today's food environment, a 3:1 ratio would be optimal and healthy.

To make matters worse, the excess weight you are carrying from eating these foods creates overloaded fat cells that pour out large quantities of pro-inflammatory chemicals that add to the injury caused by having high blood sugar. The process that began with a sweet roll turns into a vicious cycle over time that creates heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and finally Alzheimer's disease, as the inflammatory process continues unabated.

There is no escaping the fact that the more we consume prepared and processed foods, the more we trip the inflammation switch little by little each day. The human body cannot process, nor was it designed to consume, foods packed with sugars and soaked in omega-6 oils.

There is but one answer to quieting inflammation, and that is returning to foods closer to their natural state. To build muscle, eat more protein. Choose carbohydrates that are very complex such as colorful fruits and vegetables. Cut down on or eliminate inflammation-causing omega-6 fats like corn and soybean oil and the processed foods that are made from them. One tablespoon of corn oil contains 7,280 mg of omega-6; soybean contains 6,940 mg. Instead, use olive oil or butter from grass-fed beef.

Animal fats contain less than 20% omega-6 and are much less likely to cause inflammation than the supposedly healthy oils labeled polyunsaturated. Forget the "science" that has been drummed into your head for decades. The science that saturated fat alone causes heart disease is non-existent.

The science that saturated fat raises blood cholesterol is also very weak. Since we now know that cholesterol is not the cause of heart disease, the concern about saturated fat is even more absurd today.

The cholesterol theory led to the no-fat, low-fat recommendations that in turn created the very foods now causing an epidemic of inflammation. Mainstream medicine made a terrible mistake when it advised people to avoid saturated fat in favor of foods high in omega-6 fats. We now have an epidemic of arterial inflammation leading to heart disease and other silent killers.

What you can do is choose whole foods your grandmother served and not those your mum turned to as grocery store aisles filled with manufactured foods. By eliminating inflammatory foods and adding essential nutrients from fresh unprocessed food, you will reverse years of damage in your arteries and throughout your body from consuming the typical American diet.

Dwight Lundell is the past Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at Banner Heart Hospital , Mesa , AZ. His private practice, Cardiac Care Center was in Mesa , AZ. Dr. Lundell has sinceleft surgery to focus on the nutritional treatment of heart disease. He is the founder of Healthy Humans Foundation that promotes human health with a focus on helping large corporations promote wellness. He is the author of The Cure for Heart Disease and The Great Cholesterol Lie.

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Arthritis / Rheumatism

I recently read where Americans spent 120 Billion dollars a year to treat arthritis, without a single person being cured. The best you can really hope for is some drug to mask a little bit of the pain you are suffering, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

My mother was a great cook and could make almost anything taste great, but I paid a terrible price for a diet that many people would die for. I still remember when I was nine-months old and the thing I remember is pain. I never knew a single day without pain while I was growing up. My pain was so severe that I often couldn’t sleep and therefore suffered from sleep deprivation as well. I had severe arthritis, fibromyalgia, bleeding stomach ulcers, tuberculosis, and severe bouts with pneumonia at least once or twice a year.

Many years later I had complete body x-rays and the doctor, after showing me the x-rays, told me that I had the most severe case of childhood arthritis he had ever seen – it left scars on every bone in my body.

It may have been my own suffering that prompted my education in nutrition. I was taking pre-law at the university and happened to take Nutrition 101 as a filler class. I became so enthralled with the subject that my other classes suffered. I followed my passion and changed my major to nutrition, which I’m glad I did because not only was I able to heal my own arthritis and other painful health challenges, I have helped over 1,000 people recover from cancer.

Rheumatism is an older term used to describe a number of painful conditions of muscles, tendons, joints, and bones.

Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation (swelling) of the joints and bones. The main symptoms of arthritis include:

Pain

Stiffness

Restricted movements of the joints

Inflammation and swelling

Warmth and redness of the skin over the joints

The most common forms of arthritis are:

Osteoarthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. In people affected by osteoarthritis, the cartilage (connective tissue) between their bones gradually wastes away (degenerates), leading to painful rubbing of bone on bone in the joints. The most frequently affected joints are in the Hands, spine, knees and hips.

Osteoarthritis often develops in people who are over 50 years of age. However, it can develop at any age as a result of diet, toxin overload, injury or another joint-related condition.

Rheumatoid arthritis often starts between 40 and 50 years of age. Women are three times more likely to be affected by the condition than men. It is a more severe, but less common, form of arthritis than osteoarthritis.

Rheumatoid arthritis is believed to occur when the body's immune system attacks and destroys the affected joints, causing pain and swelling to occur, but it is actually caused by acids from diet and toxin overload that attack and destroy the joints.

Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words - put a chicken bone in a liter of coke overnight and the next day the bone will be flexible like rubber.

Acid from environmental toxins, foods and drinks (like sodas) gradually dissolve bone and connective tissue, leaving bone to rub on bone with a layer of acid crystals in between them, much like sandpaper. This obviously is a very painful condition.

I grew up on a pig and dairy farm. We frequently ate home grown pork nearly every day and sometimes as many as twice or three times a day. I had all of the milk, cream, butter, cheese and cottage cheese that I could possibly want. My mother was famous for her baking and to add insult to injury, every day I had fresh-baked bread, rolls and frequently enjoyed luxuries like strawberry short-cake, pies, pineapple upside-down cake, etc.

People with arthritis and other acid-induced diseases must make some lifestyle changes.

(See Diet)

Fulvia and Affinity support healthy joints any may help relieve some of the symptoms of arthritis, gout and rheumatism.

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Aspartame Disease

If it says “sugar free” don’t touch it.

There is an epidemic of multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus, fibromyalgia and Alzheimer's disease across the country and the world. One of the major causes of these diseases is in our supermarkets, drug stores, candy stores, restaurants and it has gone from those places into our homes. One of the poisons that is causing these epidemics is aspartame; a sweetener marketed as Nutrasweet, Equal, Spoonful, etc.

When the temperature of Aspartame exceeds 86 degrees F, the wood alcohol in aspartame converts to formaldehyde and then to Formic acid, which in turn causes metabolic acidosis. Formic acid is the same poison used by fire ants to sting and kill their victims. This methanol toxic condition in the human body can mimic multiple sclerosis.

Symptoms of Aspartame Disease Include:

Fibromyalgia symptoms, spasms, shooting pains, burning tongue, cramps, vertigo, numbness in the legs, dizziness, headaches, tinnitus, joint pain, depression, anxiety attacks, slurred speech, blurred vision, blindness and memory loss, severe seizures, panic attacks, rage and violence, severe memory loss, coma, escalates Alzheimer's disease, birth defects (such as mental retardation), brain tumors (lately surgeons have found high levels of aspartame in tumors removed from patients) , escalates diabetes symptoms.

Aspartame is manufactured by the NutraSweet Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto, who are fully aware of the dangers of this product. However, as Monsanto also funds the American Diabetics Association, the American Dietetic Association, the United States Congress, and the Conference of the American College of Physicians, there is a conspiracy of silence with regard to the dangers of this artificial sweetener, which is contained in over 5,000 sugar-free products sold under the brand names listed below.

Neotame, Nutrasweet, Nutrisweet, Aspertame, Nutri sweet, Nutri-sweet, Monsanto, Kelco, Nutrasweet Kelco, Benevia, Equal, Team Equal, Equal Measure, Spoonful, Diet Soda, Diet Coke, Diet Pepsi, Diet Sprite, Pepsi Light, Pepsi Max, Crystal Light, Sweeteners, Artificial Sweetener, Acesulfame-K, Sucralose, Sunette, Sunnette, Sweet One, Sweet & Safe, Splenda, Canderel, Chuker, Misura, Manugel, Keltrol, Kelcogel, Nutrifos, Stabil-9, Levn-Lite, Spoonful.

The New York Times, on November 15th 1996, ran an article on how the American Dietetic Association takes money from the food industry to endorse their products. Therefore, they cannot criticize any additives or tell about their link to Monsanto.

Neurosurgeon, Dr. Russell Blaylock said, "The ingredients stimulate the neurons of the brain to death, causing brain damage of varying degrees." Dr. Blaylock has written a book entitled Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills (Health Press 1-800-643-2665).

Dr. R.H. Roberts, diabetic specialist and world expert on aspartame poisoning, has also written a book entitled Defense Against Alzheimer's Disease (1-800-814-9800). He writes about how Aspartame poisoning is escalating Alzheimer's disease.

Today women as young as 30 years of age are being treated for Alzheimer's disease.

Dr. Roberts realized what was happening when Aspartame was first marketed. He said diabetic patients presented symptoms of memory loss, confusion, and severe vision loss.

In Desert Storm several thousand pallets of diet drinks were shipped to the troops in the desert where they sat in the 120 degree F desert sun for weeks (remember at 86 degrees F. methanol poison is released). The symptoms of Desert Storm Syndrome match exactly those of Aspartame Disease.

Sweet Poison:

“In October of 2001, my sister started getting very sick. She had stomach spasms and she was having a hard time getting around. Walking was a major chore. It took everything she had just to get out of bed; she was in so much pain.

By March 2002, she had undergone several tissue and muscle biopsies and was on 24 various prescription medications. The doctors could not determine what was wrong with her. She was in so much pain, and so sick she just knew she was dying.

She put her house, bank accounts, life insurance, etc., in her oldest daughter's name, and made sure that her younger children would be taken care of.

She also wanted her last hooray, so she planned a trip to Florida (basically in a wheelchair) for March 22nd.

On March 19, I called her to ask how her most recent tests went, and she said they didn't find anything on the test, but they believed she had MS.

I recalled an article a friend of mine e-mailed to me and I asked my sister if she drank diet soda? She told me that she did. As a matter of fact, she was getting ready to crack one open that moment.

I told her not to open it, and to stop drinking the diet soda! I e-mailed her an article my friend, a lawyer, had sent. My sister called me within 32 hours after our phone conversation and told me she had stopped drinking the diet soda AND she could walk! The muscle spasms went away. She said she didn't feel 100% but, she sure felt a lot better.

She told me she was going to her doctor with this article and would call me when she got home.

Well, she called me, and said her doctor was amazed! He is going to call all of his MS patients to find out if they consumed artificial sweeteners of any kind. In a nutshell, she was being poisoned by the Aspartame in the diet soda... and literally dying a slow and miserable death.

When she got to Florida March 22, all she had to take was one pill, and that was a pill for the Aspartame poisoning! She is well on her way to a complete recovery and she is walking! No wheelchair! This article saved her life.

If it says 'SUGAR FREE' on the label; DO NOT EVEN THINK ABOUT IT!

In a keynote address by the EPA, it was announced that in the United States in 2001 there is an epidemic of multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus. They could not however isolate the cause.

For this reason, many people were being diagnosed in error. Although multiple sclerosis is not a death sentence, methanol toxicity is!

Systemic lupus has become almost as rampant as multiple sclerosis, especially with Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi drinkers.

The victim usually does not know that the aspartame is the culprit. He or she continues its use; irritating the lupus to such a degree that it may become a life-threatening condition. We have seen patients with systemic lupus become asymptotic, once taken off diet sodas.

In cases of those diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, most of the symptoms disappear. We've seen many cases where vision loss returned and hearing loss improved markedly.

This also applies to cases of. During a lecture, I said, 'If you are using ASPARTAME (Nutra Sweet, Equal, Spoonful, etc) and you suffer from fibromyalgia, tinnitus, spasms, shooting, pains, numbness in your legs, cramps, vertigo, dizziness, headaches, joint pain, unexplainable depression, anxiety attacks, slurred speech, blurred vision, or memory loss you probably have ASPARTAME poisoning!

The good new; these symptoms are reversible!

STOP drinking diet sodas and be alert for Aspartame and any of its names on food labels! A majority of processed foods and drinks contain it! This is a serious problem.

Diet soda is NOT a diet product! It is far more likely to make you GAIN weight! It is a chemically altered, multiple sodium and aspartame containing product that actually makes you crave carbohydrates.

These products also contain formaldehyde, which stores in the fat cells, particularly in the hips and thighs. Formaldehyde is an absolute toxin and is used primarily used as embalming fluid to preserve “tissue specimens.”

Many products we use every day contain this chemical but we should NOT consume it as part of our diets!

Dr. H. J. Roberts stated in his lectures that once free of the “diet products” and with no significant increase in exercise; his patients lost an average of 19 pounds over a trial period.

Aspartame is especially dangerous for diabetics. We found that some physicians, who believed that they had a patient with retinopathy, in fact, had symptoms caused by Aspartame. The aspartame drives the blood sugar out of control. Thus diabetics may suffer acute memory loss due to the fact that aspartic acid and phenylalanine are neurotoxic when taken without the other amino acids necessary for a good balance.

Treating diabetes is all about balance. Especially with diabetics, the aspartame passes the blood/brain barrier and it then deteriorates the neurons of the brain; causing various levels of brain damage, including seizures, depression, manic depression, panic attacks, uncontrollable anger and rage.

Consumption of aspartame causes these same symptoms in non-diabetics as well. Documentation and observation also reveal that thousands of children diagnosed with ADD and ADHD have had complete turnarounds in their behavior when these chemicals have been removed from their diet.

So called “behavior modification” prescription drugs (Ritalin and others) are no longer needed. Truth be told, they were never needed in the first place!

Most of these children were being “poisoned” on a daily basis with the very foods that were “better” for them than sugar.

It is also concluded that the aspartame in thousands of pallets of diet Coke and diet Pepsi consumed by men and women fighting in the Gulf War, may be partially to blame for the well-known Gulf War Syndrome.

Dr. Roberts warns that it can cause mental retardation and perhaps other birth defects, if taken at the time of conception and during early pregnancy. Children are especially at risk for neurological disorders and should NEVER be given artificial sweeteners.

Talking about a plague of neurological diseases directly caused by the use of this deadly poison, there are many different case histories that relate to children suffering grand mal seizures and other neurological disturbances.

Herein lays the problem: There were Congressional Hearings when aspartame was included in 100 different products, and strong objection was made concerning its use. Since this initial hearing, there have been two subsequent hearings and still nothing has been done. The drug and chemical lobbies have very deep pockets.

Since MONSANTO'S patent on aspartame has expired, there are now over 5,000 products on the market that contain this deadly chemical and there will be thousands more introduced. Everybody wants a “piece” of the aspartame pie.

MONSANTO knows how deadly aspartame is, but they are more concerned about their profits than they are about your suffering. And isn't it ironic that MONSANTO funds the American Diabetes Association, the American Dietetic Association and the Conference of the American College of Physicians to name a few?

This has been recently exposed in the New York Times. These organizations cannot criticize any additives or convey their link to MONSANTO because to receive this money, they are required to endorse their products.

Senator Howard Metzenbaum wrote and presented a bill that would require label warnings on products containing aspartame, especially regarding pregnant women, children and infants.

The bill would have instituted independent studies on the known dangers and the problems existing in the general population regarding seizures, changes in brain chemistry, neurological changes and behavioral symptoms.

The bill was killed.

The powerful drug and chemical lobbies are responsible for this, letting loose the demons of disease and death on an unsuspecting and uninformed public. Well, you're informed now, and the only way to win this war is to educate enough people who say NO to these poisons!

You obviously know 5-10 people that you don’t want to see suffer from these symptoms. If everybody shared this information with 5-10 people, pretty soon the whole world would know and demand something better through their buying habits.

Anyone suffering from the effects of aspartame poisoning may benefit greatly by taking Fulvia, as it is a powerful detoxifier of toxins.

Sources: Sweet Poison: How the World's Most Popular Artificial Sweetener is Killing Us, by Janet Starr Hull, Pub. New Horizon Press, 1999

Aspartame Disease: An Ignored Epidemic, by H.J. Roberts, Pub. Quality Books, 2001

Sweet Deception: Why Splenda, Nutrasweet, and the FDA May Be Hazardous to Your Health, by Joseph Mercola, Kendra Degen Pearsall, Pub. Thomas Nelson, Inc. 2006)

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Athlete's Foot


Athlete’s foot is basically a fungal infection on the skin. It occurs when we put our feet in shoes and keep them in a warm, moist area where fungus can grow. The first step to prevention is to wear clean shoes and reduce the amount of time that your foot stays in a moist sock.

Ionic Silver can be sprayed directly on the foot and into your socks. Be sure to apply between the toes to kill any yeast growth. You can also spray silver into your shoes to kill any bacteria. In addition to athlete’s foot, fungus can get underneath your toenails. By soaking your feet for 30 minutes every other day in a Ionic Silver bath, you will kill the toenail fungus and the athlete’s foot. The fungus will return if you continue to wear shoes or socks that are housing bacteria or fungus.

By killing the bacteria and yeast, Ionic Silver will also remove the odor associated with athlete’s foot.

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Bacteria

Bacteria are single cell organisms that actually grow within or outside your body. Left uninhibited, bacteria can cause disease or death. Many of today’s health problems result from bacteria. Pneumonia, one of the leading causes of death in America, comes from bacteria inside of the lungs.

Certain types of bacteria, such as Pseudomonas, are extremely aggressive and can cause severe damage and even blindness within 24-48 hours if left untreated. I have a Biochemist friend who was head of the Utah Department of Health for ten years. He performed lab tests for many years trying to find an antidote for Pseudomonas and he told me that there is no known antibiotic that will kill it.

Ionic Silver will destroy bacteria in approximately six minutes. You will feel the effects within the first two hours of use and the benefits will continue as long as you use the product.

The vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, amino acids, and antioxidants found in Fulvia, Affinity and Elixir Blast support a healthy immune system and the body’s fight against bacteria.

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Bad Breath

Bad breath is usually caused by bacteria residing in the mouth and gums or between the teeth. Using Ionic Silver rinse can destroy these bacteria. By rinsing the mouth for six minutes in the morning and at night, you will get rid of the bad breath.

Bad breath can also be caused by strep throat or a staph infection. In these cases, bacteria destroy the healthy tissue, causing red blisters and white pus to form in the back of the throat. The odor comes as a result of the degenerating tissue. Ionic Silver is the fastest way to remedy the problem.

Spraying Ionic Silver into the nose four times daily can treat odor caused by a sinus infection.

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Baking Soda

During my 37-years as a Health Researcher, I discovered that cancer cannot live in a pH (potential of Hydrogen) of 7.0 or higher. I then wrote a series of cancer reports and helped over 1,000 people recover from cancer naturally using baking soda, breathing exercises and good nutrition.

Dr. Tulio Simoncini, an oncologist from Italy used pure baking soda and water to cure many cancer patients. You may still be able to find some of his videos on YouTube. His method was to put baking soda solution into a blood vessel that feeds a particular organ that was plagued by cancer. The purpose was to get the solution directly to the cancer. In other instances, like the colon or lungs, he would insert a tube and irrigate the cancer cells directly. He was often able to clear up cancer in as little as 3 treatments.

Eventually he was shut down by the courts under pressure from the medical association and drug companies, because he was taking too much business away from the profession.

Dr. Otto Warburg in his Nobel Winning research found that cancer cannot grow in a pH of 7.0. Dr. Simoncini found however that when cancer has taken hold, that a pH of at least 8.0 is required to kill it. That is why I recommend taking sufficient baking soda to boost the pH to 8.0-8.5.

Anybody who has a pH of 5.5 for an extended period of time is guaranteed to get cancer and the vast majority of people are at that point right now.

If you already have cancer, you want to boost your pH from 5.5 to 8.5 rather quickly. Those who use methods that boost pH slowly, invariably see their cancer start to grow rather quickly. That is because cancer grows faster at 6.5 than it does at 5.5.

This is not a point of concern for anyone who understands and checks their pH first urine sample every morning. You can purchase pH test strips from some health food stores, chemical stores, universities or on the Internet.

In this short commentary, I will give you a simple recipe using baking soda and molasses than many people have used to eradicate cancer.

Mix 2 tsp. of baking soda (not baking powder) in 1 glass of warm water. Stir in 1 tsp. of black-strap molasses and drink first thing in the morning on an empty stomach.

Work your way up to doing this 3-times a day. The object is to get your pH up to 8.5 for a period of at least 7 days. I personally did this for 4 months, without any problems and I am not aware of any side effects from doing this.

I have seen stage-4 cancer completely gone from the bones in as little as seven days. I have seen success even with pancreatic cancer, which is perhaps the worst.

I can’t promise anything of course, but your odds are 99% better by attacking the cancer at its source, rather than further damaging your body through surgery, chemotherapy or radiation. Statistics show that people who refuse these procedures live an average of 5-years longer than those who don’t and most of them aren’t using this protocol.

The theory for mixing molasses with the baking soda is that cancer feeds on sugars and the baking soda attaches itself to the molasses. When the cancer feeds on the molasses, it is killed rather quickly by the baking soda.

Molasses is also rich in Potassium and Magnesium. Often times when taking baking soda, the body needs extra Potassium and perhaps even Magnesium to maintain a proper balance.

Baking Soda and Pure Maple Syrup:

"There is not a tumor on God´s green earth that cannot be licked with a little baking soda and maple syrup." That is the astonishing claim of controversial folk healer Jim Kelmun who says that this simple home remedy can stop and reverse the deadly growth of cancers. His loyal patients swear by the man they fondly call Dr. Jim and say he is a miracle worker.

"Those other doctors told me that I was a goner and had less than six months to live as a result of my lung cancer,” said farmer Ian Roadhouse. “But Dr. Jim put me on his mixture and in a couple of months the cancer was gone. It did not even show up on the x-rays."

Dr. Jim discovered this treatment accidentally somewhere in the middle of the last century when he was treating a family plagued by breast cancer. There were five sisters in the family and four of them had died of breast cancer. He asked the remaining sister if there was anything different in her diet and she told him that she was partial to sipping maple syrup and baking soda.

Since then, reported by a newspaper in Ashville, North Carolina, Dr. Jim dispensed this remedy to over 200 people diagnosed with terminal cancer and amazingly 185 of them lived at least 15 more years and nearly half enjoyed a complete remission.

This treatment is a combination of pure, 100% organic maple syrup and baking soda. (Many of the nonorganic syrups are mixed with formaldehyde even though they say pure)

Cancer cells consume 15 times more glucose than normal cells. The cancer killing baking soda is dragged into the cancer cell along with the maple syrup, causing a very rapid shift in pH and oxygen levels, killing the cell.

The actual formula is to mix one part baking soda with three parts (pure, 100%) maple syrup in a small saucepan. Stir briskly and heat the mixture for 5 minutes. Research suggests taking 1 teaspoon daily, but one could probably do this several times a day or mix it with some of the other therapies for faster results.

The maple syrup apparently enables and increases penetration of bicarbonate into all compartments of body, even those which are difficult or impossible to penetrate by other means. These compartments include the central nervous system, the blood-brain barrier, joints, solid tumors, and perhaps even the eyes.

Another home remedy is 1/4 teaspoon apple cider vinegar and 1/4 teaspoon baking soda taken 2 or more times daily. Another treatment is lemon and baking soda, or lime and baking soda in water. Perhaps honey could be substituted for maple syrup or those who live in parts of the world where maple syrup is not available but to my knowledge no one has experimented with this. We do know that blackstrap molasses works.

Baking soda increases pH, which in turn increases oxygen levels in the body. Breathing exercises are also critical to increasing oxygen levels to the point of killing cancer cells quickly as well. (See Breathing Exercises)

Ionic Silver is a broad-spectrum preventative agent. It destroys yeast and bacteria in as little as 15 seconds and kills the viruses and mold that may also cause cancer.

Those suffering from cancer should drink four ounces of Ionic Silver on day one and four ounces on day two, sipping it every hour. Drink two ounces daily for the next five days; take two tablespoons twice daily thereafter as a maintenance dose. Do not drink Silver and Baking Soda at the same time however. Separate the two by at least one hour.

In my opinion, Fulvia should be the companion product to all good foods and supplements. If I had cancer, it would be my first choice for a supplement that might make a difference in life or death. I would also use Neutra Cleanse as it is said that all disease begins in the bowel. I would also include Affinity and Elixir Blast to help boost my immune system and provide healthy building blocks of nutrition.

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Bedsores

When a bed does not have proper balance, pressure points can form. Irritation or rashes on the skin then lead to open wounds. To treat bedsores, get a good bed with a neutral balance. Do no use too much laundry detergent and do not use fragrant rinses on bedding or on clothing that touch the skin.

Ionic Silver can be applied directly to the bedsore 1-4 times daily by spraying the bedsore and then applying a sterile bandage moistened with Ionic Silver. You can expect to see improvement very soon after Ionic Silver is introduced to a wound. Improvement in diabetics may take two to three times longer because of circulation problems.

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Bentonite Clay

Bentonite, medicinal powdered clay which is also known as montmorillonite, derived from deposits of weathered volcanic ash.

It is one of the most effective natural intestinal detoxifying agents available and has been recognized as such for centuries by native peoples around the world. Whatever the name, liquid clay contains minerals that, once inside the gastrointestinal tract, are able to absorb toxins and deliver mineral nutrients to an impressive degree, says Knishinsky. Liquid clay is inert, which means it passes through the body undigested.

Technically, the clay first adsorbs toxins (heavy metals, free radicals, pesticides), attracting them to its extensive surface area where they adhere like flies to sticky paper; then it absorbs the toxins, taking them in the way a sponge mops up a kitchen counter mess.

There is an electrical aspect to bentonite’s ability to bind and absorb toxins. According to Yerba Prima, a company based in Ashland, Oregon, which markets Great Plains® Bentonite, the clay’s minerals are negatively charged while toxins tend to be positively charged; hence the clay’s attraction works like a magnet drawing metal shavings. But it’s even more involved than that.

Once hydrated (combined with water), Bentonite has an enormous surface area. According to Yerba Prima, a single quart bottle can represent a total surface area of 960 square yards or 12 American football fields. Bentonite is made of a great number of tiny platelets, with negative electrical charges on their flat surfaces and positive charges on their edges.

When bentonite absorbs water and swells, it is stretched open like a highly porous sponge; the toxins are drawn into these spaces by electrical attraction and bound fast. In fact, according to the Canadian Journal of Microbiology (31 [1985], 50-53), bentonite can absorb pathogenic viruses, aflatoxin (mold) and pesticides and herbicides, including Paraquat and Roundup. The clay is eventually eliminated from the body with the toxins bound to its multiple surfaces.

According to Sonne’s Organic Foods of North Kansas City, Missouri, a company that markets Detoxificant (a liquid montmorillonite), “There is no evidence that bentonite has any chemical action in the body. Its power is purely physical.”

Clay’s adsorptive and absorptive qualities may be the key to its multifaceted healing abilities. Knishinsky reports that drinking clay helped him eliminate painful ganglion cysts (tumors attached to joints and tendons, in his case, his wrist) in two months, without surgery.

According to Knishinsky, benefits reported by people using liquid clay for a period of two to four weeks include: improved intestinal regularity; relief from chronic constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, and ulcers; a surge in physical energy; clearer complexion; brighter, whiter eyes; enhanced alertness; emotional uplift; improved tissue and gum repair; and increased resistance to infections. “Clay works on the entire organism. No part of the body is left untouched by its healing energies,” he notes.

A medical study by Frederic Damrau, M.D., in 1961 (Medical Annals of the District of Columbia) established clearly that bentonite can end bouts of diarrhea. When 35 individuals (average age 51) suffering from diarrhea took two tablespoons of bentonite in distilled water daily, the diarrhea was relieved in 97% (34 of the 35 patients) in 3.8 days, regardless of the original cause of the problem (allergies, virus infection, spastic colitis, or food poisoning). According to Dr. Damrau, bentonite is “safe and highly effective” in treating acute diarrhea.

Knishinsky’s research suggests that the regular intake of liquid clay (typically one to three tablespoons daily, in divided doses) can produce other benefits including parasite removal from the intestines, allergy and hay fever relief, and elimination of anemia and acne. For example, clay helps anemia because it contains both types of dietary iron (ferrous and ferric) in an easily assimilated form; it reduces discomfort from allergies by quickly neutralizing allergens that would otherwise produce allergic reactions; and it reduces heartburn and indigestion by absorbing excess stomach acids.

However, clay’s forte is probably its role as a general internal detoxification and cleansing agent. According to Keith Payne of White Rock Mineral Corporation in Springville, Utah, clay scrapes and cleans the lining of the colon. “As the colon becomes cleaner, its ability to absorb minerals and other nutrients increases, making the minerals even more bioavailable, thus giving more energy.”

White Rock’s clay, called Bentonite Minerals™, contains 71 trace and ultra-trace minerals, including many that are probably unknown to most consumers, such as ruthenium, tellurium, and thulium. Trace minerals enable the body to absorb nutrients—“they are the bonding agents in and between you and food,” explains Payne.

Bentonite Minerals are derived from an ancient seabed formation in Utah; according to geologists, the clay formed when a layer of volcanic ash fell into what was, long ago, a shallow inland sea. “As the ash filtered through the seawater, it collected pure minerals, forming a layer of highly mineralized clay,” says Payne.

The best way to drink clay is on an empty stomach or at least an hour before or after a meal or immediately before sleeping at night, says Knishinsky. Typically, clay is available as a thick tasteless, pale-grey gel, but it also comes as a powder or encapsulated.

Generally, it is advisable to start with one tablespoon daily, mixed with a small amount of juice; observe the results for a week, then gradually increase the dosage to no more than four tablespoons daily, in divided doses. Drinking clay can be an annual spring cleaning of your gastrointestinal tract or it can be a symptom-focused, self-care method.

More About Bentonite:

Since bentonite has such strong absorptive powers, some may be concerned about whether it might absorb necessary nutrients from the alimentary canal as well. Experiments have shown that one would have to make bentonite clay 50% of their food/nutritional intake for it to be harmful to them.

It is important, however, not to take any nutritional supplement at the same time as the bentonite. Especially when used with psyllium, the bentonite will absorb anything of nutritional value such as herbs, friendly bacteria, and vitamins, as well as toxins, bad bacteria and parasites. Be sure to wait 1 hour after doing a bentonite drink before taking anything nutritional.

Scientific research has shown that bentonite’s absorptive action is due to five characteristics. First, it has a large and varied mineral content. Second, it has a negative electrical attraction for positively-charged particles. Third, its particles (being shaped like calling cards), have the wide surfaces negative-polarized and the edges positive-polarized, which give it an incredible negative pulling power. Fourth, the very minuteness of the particles of bentonite gives a large surface area in proportion to the volume used, thus enabling it to pick up many times its own weight in positively-charged particles. Fifth, to obtain maximum effectiveness in the human body, it must be put in a liquid colloidal-gel state.

Though bentonite has been used internally by the American Indians for hundreds of years to help detoxify the bowels, Dr. Anderson recommends that when using it internally, we always use it with psyllium, as a psyllium shake. The reason for this is that some people fear that bentonite could get stuck in the gut. We do not know for certain if this has ever occurred with anyone, but just to be safe, use it with psyllium. Dr. Anderson suggests this because psyllium is known to help prevent undesirable inorganic minerals from entering the system. Dr. Anderson also explains that he has consumed as much as 1/4 cup of Hydrated Bentonite right out of the bottle many times. Why would he do this? Because he had eaten something that was contaminated. The bentonite eliminated the problem immediately.

Bentonite is known for its highly absorptive properties and its ability to draw out and bind heavy metals, drugs and other toxins from the body. This clay has been used for thousands of years as both an internal and external purification aid.

Bentonite is one of the volcanic ashes. It is not a drug or chemical composition made in a laboratory. It is a product of Mother Earth. Bentonite in ages past was blown into the sky by volcanic action, which sifted down to help impregnate the soil with its 25 to 35 trace minerals. Bentonite, under a high-power microscope, is seen as extremely minute rectangular particles, similar in shape to a business card. When hydrated, it generates and maintains a very strong electromagnetic field, which allows it to attract and hold unwanted , non-nutritive substances such as pesticides and other toxins so that they can be eliminated from the body.

Radiation:

Dr. Bernard Jensen, N.D., D.C., Ph.D., suggests using bentonite to absorb radiation from the bones. Since so many of us are subject to various forms of radiation, whether from X-rays or television or computers, this would be something to consider. This could be extremely important for those who have undergone radiation treatment for cancer. Some people take about a cup of extra thick liquid bentonite and put it into their bath water. Others have used a full quart and more. It is highly effective in drawing out toxins. But too much, or too long exposure, will dry out the skin.

Bentonite and Psyllium Drinks

Recipe for B&P's

Put the following ingredients into a glass

1 tbsp. liquid Bentonite Clay ('Innovite' brand)

1 tbsp. Whole Psyllium Husk (not powdered) I've been using 'Flora' brand, Indian Whole Psyllium Husk.

Then add a bit of cold water, (pure or filtered water) to make a paste. Fill glass up with water, stir. Drink quickly before it turns into oatmeal. Chase with another glass of water.

Day 1: Start with one drink in the morning upon waking. Keep a bottle of warm water by your side and drink lots in the morning with or without lemon juice to get your bowels started, naturally.

Day 2 and on: Basically, everyone is different. Some people can jump right in and within a few days be taking 4 B&P drinks a day. Others need to go slowly, starting with one for a few days, see how their bowels move and then add another one last thing before bed. The goal is to get up to between 3 and 5 a day.

Your first Bowel Cleanse using B&P's can be done for up to 6 months for your first bowel cleanse. You can eat normally, but well, during the Bowel Cleanse with Bentonite and Psyllium and get out lots of mucoid plaque. It's best to try to avoid mucoid-forming foods like meats, white bread, sugar, dairy.

The Key: is to drink the B&P drinks on an empty stomach. You must not eat for one hour before taking the drink and one hour after drinking the drink. That is very important. The Bentonite Clay needs to absorb toxins and the Psyllium husks need to scrub out the corners of your intestines all by themselves. Food will interrupt their work!

One must drink lots of warm water while doing the B&P bowel cleanse - to ensure that you don't get constipated. Remember that warm water stimulates peristalsis (the bowels) and cold water doesn't. Drink at least 2 quarts of warm water a day or half your body weight in ounces per day.

Tools of the Trade

Many people will be grossed out by this idea. But if you can't see what you're eliminating, then there's no reward! The investigative type might want to place an old colander in their toilet and eliminate into that. Then take your chopstick and check it out.

Most likely when you get up to taking at least 3 b&p drinks a day, for a few days in a row, you will be passing what is known as: mucoid plaque. This is the old, putrefied, toxic fecal matter that is stuck to the corners of your colon and small intestine. Mucoid plaque forming foods are: milk, wheat and meat. So unless you have never eaten those foods, you will have mucoid plaque.

Mucoid plaque comes in all shapes and sizes depending from what area in your GI tract it's from. Some of it looks like 'ropes'....disc and balls held together by a 'string'...these ropes can get quite long! Beware! Depending on one's diet these can be medium brown (vegetarians) to black...some people have mixed green in them. They are quite rubbery and strange.

Colonics (professional enema) will also get this rubbery old fecal matter out as well. It just seems pretty easy to get it out with the bentonite and psyllium husks. The B&P's really do the trick! People have found all sorts of things in their bowel movements like coins, crayons and other things that have been there since childhood!

Once all this stuff is out, you will be able to absorb nutrients efficiently, feel great, more energized, allergies can go away...it can cure many ailments.

While doing this cleanse it is helpful to imagine that with each elimination you are getting rid of old outworn, un-needed thoughts, ideas and feelings.

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Black Mold

Black mold is a fungus or yeast that grows in wet areas of the home like showers or walls. The mold will release spores into the air. If these spores reach your lungs, they will produce asthma- and chronic fatigue-like symptoms.

To remove the mold, spray Ionic Silver on it and let it stand for 10 minutes before wiping it off. This will destroy the mold and likely prevent it from re-growing.

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Bladder Infection

Urine remains in the bladder for about six hours before it is drained. If bacteria get into the bladder, they will duplicate every 20 minutes – a bladder infection can become serious very quickly. The infection will degrade the lining of the bladder and possibly travel up the tubes from the bladder to the kidneys, causing a kidney infection.

To treat a bladder infection, two tablespoons of Ionic Silver should be taken hourly for the first two days. For the next two weeks, take two tablespoons twice daily. You should expect to destroy the bladder infection within the first 12 to 24 hours.

Ionic Silver liquid can be taken with cranberry juice or juniper berries.

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Blood Circulation

Slow circulation is a common problem. This is often due to blood cells clumping together like a logjam in a river. You may have a dozen or more blood cells trying to pass through blood vessels where only one cell was designed to fit.

Rouleaux is a medical term for a condition wherein the blood cells clump together forming what looks like stacks of coins or clumps of deflated soccer balls. This is an unhealthy state because the cells are not free to absorb and carry oxygen. It is a pre-cursor to many serious diseases. Blood cells will begin to separate within just minutes of taking Fulvia, allowing the blood to circulate more efficiently and carry more oxygen and nutrition to the cells.

When you were born, your blood cells were plump like big juicy grapes. When blood cells dehydrate, they are much like a car with a flat tire. They simply can’t move around or function normally. The 85+ minerals in Fulvia produce water right inside the cells like a miniature fountain of youth, causing them to swell up and return to their normal, youthful condition.

Proper blood circulation is responsible for moving nutrients, Oxygen and wastes to and from cells, and helps stabilize body temperature and pH to maintain harmony.

The heart acts as a pump, keeping the blood flowing to the lungs to get oxygenated, and then carrying it to the organs, then carrying de-oxygenated blood back to the lungs to get oxygenated again. When circulation is compromised, oxygen and nutrition does not reach all of the organs and areas it needs to and your health suffers as a result.

The lymphatic circulatory system is also very important to health as it is an integral part of the immune system and is dependent upon a healthy blood circulatory system and exercise to carry out its function. Fulvia supports a healthy lymphatic system.

Certain lifestyle habits can lead to poor circulation such as diet, smoking, and lack of exercise to name a few. Other conditions that can lead to poor circulation are diabetes, arthritis and obesity.

Poor Circulation can cause other conditions:

Dark circles under the eyes

Cold feet & hands

Itching

Eye problems

Vertigo & dizziness

Muscle cramps

Numbness

Leg ulcers

Boils

Blood clots

Carpal tunnel

Chilblains

Hemorrhoids

Raynaud's disease

Varicose veins

Cardiovascular disease

Memory loss

Tingling in hands and feet

Pain symptoms

Blue or pale skin

Poor circulation can be found in any part of the body, particularly the hands, feet and face. There are many causes of poor circulation, which include heart disorders, blood vessel disorders, anemia and varicose veins. Most often the symptoms of circulatory problems are localized to the area where there is an insufficient amount of blood supply.

When experiencing poor blood circulation, cuts and other open wounds may take longer to heal. This means scabs can take longer to form and some wounds might need medical attention when it otherwise would not be necessary.

Experiencing a tingling sensation like pins and needles in the hands and feet can be a symptom of circulatory problems, especially if the pain does not subside after stretching or moving around.

Vertebrobasilar Circulatory Disorder occurs when blood does not properly flow to the back of the brain. Symptoms include having trouble walking or keeping balance, not being able to swallow easily, double vision, headaches and slurred speech.

If you are having a hard time healing, experiencing blueness or pallor of the skin, or are experiencing hands and feet that are always cold even at a comfortable temperature, you may have blood circulation problems.

Underactive thyroid can also be the cause of poor circulation. (See Thyroid)

Be informed about drugs that help improve circulation. They are always harmful. Coumadin for example is the active ingredient in rat poison. It thins the blood causing rats to hemorrhage and bleed to death.

How to improve your circulation:

Following a healthy lifestyle is one of the best ways to promote and maintain circulatory health. Eating a high fiber and low fat diet will help keep blood flowing. Getting regular exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, and quitting smoking will also be helpful.

Tips for the Prevention of Poor Circulation:

Drink plenty of water, at least eight glasses a day for proper hydration.

Eat green, leafy vegetables, fruit, whole grains, legumes, fish and poultry in small portions.

Limit sugar, alcohol, protein, dairy products and refined white flour products such as pasta.

Drink lemonade with real lemon juice – lemon juice contains citrate that helps circulation.

Regular physical exercise helps improve circulation.

Increase your intake of magnesium and vitamin B6 supplements found in Elixir Blast.

Foods That Improve Circulation:

Fruits and vegetables of any kind are good for circulation, particularly oranges, which provide high levels of bioflavonoids that promote blood flow while also strengthening capillaries. Minerals found in Fulvia and Lycopene found in Elixer Blast, as well as watermelons, is known to help prevent plaque buildup (a common hindrance to blood flow) to help promote healthy circulation.

B Vitamins found in Affinity and most nuts, helps boost the blood. (Avoid peanuts, as they are high in mold content)

Garlic also helps promote circulation.

Avoid saturated and trans fats, as well as sweetened sodas or fruit drinks.

These simple changes in lifestyle support better circulation.

Contrary to popular opinion, reducing salt intake does not improve the health of the heart or the circulatory system. A new study found that low-salt diets increase the risk of death from heart attacks and strokes and do not prevent high blood pressure.

I recommend a minimum of at least ½ tsp. of salt daily, but it should be from a good source like Redmond Salt or Himalayan Salt available at most health food stores or can be purchased at www.realsalt.com. (See Salt)

Natural herbs can also help promote healthy circulation as well, including Ginkgo biloba, Zingiber officinalis and Cinnamon found in Affinity and Elixer Blast.

Affinity helps regenerate red blood cells and stimulates production of T-lymphocytes or white blood cells.

Affinity can help strengthen the entire cardiovascular system and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of slow circulation. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

If you are currently taking prescription drugs for circulation, consult with your physician when making lifestyle changes as the medications you are taking will frequently need to be reduced because your circulation may return to normal after you begin to correct the causes of your circulatory problem.

For other topics directly related to Blood Circulation See Sugar / Aspartame / Anemia / Thyroid / Salt and Blood Cleanser

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Blood Cleanser

Bacteria, viruses, yeast, parasites, and other toxins can get inside our blood. Ionic Silver is one of the best tools for blood cleansing. It will enter a single red blood cell and cleanse at the cell level.

For acute blood cleansing, take one ounce every hour for four hours. For some serious conditions, you will need to take one four ounce dose every day for the first three days, followed by a maintenance dose of two tablespoons twice daily.

To cleanse your blood each day, take one to two teaspoons, one to three times daily. Vitamin E found in Elixir Blast may also help.

Fulvia is the most powerful natural solvent and cleanser in the plant world. It supports healthy blood from many angles and is especially good in helping the body cleanse the blood.

Affinity also provides valuable support in cleansing the blood, and its ability to help the body clear up acne and boils is a good indicator of that.

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BPA's

The government lie that the plastics chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) is neither harmful nor persistent in humans at current exposure levels has been completely debunked in a new research published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Science & Technology. This latest assessment of fetal exposure to BPA has concluded that 100 percent of both young and unborn children now have BPA circulating in their bloodstreams, suggesting universal exposure to this dangerous toxin.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) claims that BPA is fully metabolized by the liver upon exposure and thus rendered harmless, but actual science reveals quite the contrary as BPA typically ends up circulating in the bloodstream and manifesting itself in multiple toxic forms based upon using the latest in laboratory analysis techniques.

Additionally, umbilical cord blood samples were taken from 85 full-term, aborted babies in San Francisco and tested for BPA. The samples were found to contain both active BPA and various BPA metabolites. In three of the samples, BPA levels were detected at levels higher than have ever been detected in fetal blood tests. And for the first time ever, BPA sulfate, a metabolite of active BPA, was also found in cord blood samples, which came as a surprise to researchers.

"Our findings suggest universal fetal exposure to BPA in our study population, with some at relatively high levels, and we provide the evidence of detectable BPA sulfate in mid-gestation fetuses," wrote the scientists in their report. "Our median BPA levels are similar to those measured in term umbilical cord serum from larger studies, however the concentrations of BPA in our study include the highest levels reported to date."

BPA is likely responsible for epidemic of neurological, hormonal problems in children. The reason this is such a big deal is that BPA in its active form is a highly estrogenic substance. Previous studies have also found that the chemical can cause serious neurological damage and behavioral problems, particularly in young children and especially in young males. BPA's estrogenic nature can severely disrupt the endocrine system, potentially causing low testosterone and other hormonal imbalances.

This latest study is the first of its kind to test mid-gestation blood samples for BPA. Previous studies have looked at blood samples taken from pregnant women, including from their amniotic fluid, placenta and cord blood, and found high percentages of BPA. But this study went a step further, proving that BPA is indeed present in human blood, and that this is not the result of testing errors or outside contamination.

"These results should go a long way toward dispelling the myth that all BPA in human blood is the result of accidental contamination during sampling," said Laura Vandenberg, a scientist at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, referring to ridiculous claims made by some that detectable levels of BPA in blood samples must be due to laboratory contamination.

Since we now know that BPA persists in multiple active forms inside the body, and that it can be absorbed directly through the skin, the long-term implications for the health of future generations, including proper childhood development, appear dire. Recognizing this, many experts are now calling for a full ban on BPA, which is still added to metal food can linings, thermal paper receipts, plastic containers and a number of other consumer products that millions of people come into contact with every single day.

Buying food items, water and other drinks in plastic should be avoided as BPA’s readily leach into whatever it contains. When purchasing water, it should be in glass or plastic containers that do not contain BPA’s, like the blue plastic water bottles.

Taking Fulvia regularly may help to remove BPA’s from the body, but with so many toxins to remove on a daily basis, the first line of defense is avoidance.

 

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Body Odor

Since bacteria cause most body odors, Ionic Silver can help control the production of the odor. Spray or apply Ionic Silver to the affected area and drink one teaspoon twice daily. This can also help with bad breath.

Using salt in place of soap to bathe can also help reduce body odor. Body odor can also result from too little sodium in the diet. (See Salt)

Body odor is also connected to diet. Acid foods and drinks are a primary cause of body odor. (See Diet)

People with excessive body odor are also lacking minerals. Fulvia, Affinity and Elixir Blast may all help to reduce body odor.

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Boils

Boils occur when bacteria or viruses duplicate under the skin, destroying the healthy tissue. The duplication produces a pustule, which is similar to cystic acne, only it doesn’t need a hair follicle or sebaceous gland to get down into the skin. Boils can be caused by simple irritations such as the rubbing of a belt on the skin or agitation on the side of a foot.

Applying Ionic Silver topically 4 or more times daily can treat a boil. In some cases, you may want to cover the boil with a gauze bandage soaked in silver. In addition, you will want to drink 1-2 teaspoons of Ionic Silver liquid twice daily.

When Ionic Silver contacts the bacteria, boil growth with stop. Within about two hours you’ll feel inflammation reduction. You will see improvement of the boil within four hours.

Affinity supports beautiful skin and can help reduce boils, and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of boils. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

Fulvia and Affinity are unparalleled in the nutritional world, in supporting the body to cleanse the blood and clear up boils.

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Bones

Bones can have a number of problems – breaks, infections, stoppage in the production of bone marrow and red blood cells – and pain is almost always associated with these problems. Ionic Silver liquid taken on a daily basis can help reduce the bacteria, virus, and mold within the system, thus reducing the impact on the bones.

Ionic Silver can help reduce the infection rate associated with broken bones or compound fractures, allowing the immune system to repair the bone much more quickly. Calcium and Magnesium may also be used. Breaks in bones will heal much faster when two parts of Magnesium are taken in conjunction with one part Calcium. This is exactly opposite the concentrations found in most Calcium supplements.

Kidney disease includes conditions that decrease their ability to remove toxins and keep you healthy. Wastes can build to high levels in your blood, causing the overgrowth of bacteria and weak bones if not treated. (See Kidneys)

The nutrients in Fulvia and Affinity are necessary components of strong teeth and bones and they also support the bone marrow in the production of healthy blood cells.

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Bowels

Bowels can have a lot of problems – from constipation and colitis to infections, diarrhea, and yeast infections. By taking two teaspoons twice daily, Ionic Silver can help destroy the bacteria and yeast that cause many of these problems. You should expect to see benefits within the first two days.

Taking Neutra-Cleanse regularly supports normal bowel movements and removal of toxins from the intestinal tract, as well as providing beneficial intestinal flora. Fulvia, Affinity and herbs like catsclaw and digestive enzymes can also help.

Why Cleanse the Bowel?

A good cleansing program should always begin by removing the waste in your colon, the last portion of your food processing chain. If you attempt to clean your liver, blood, or lymph system without first addressing a waste filled bowel, the excreted toxins will only get recycled back into your body.

Once we truly understand the "single greatest challenge our body faces is the effective removal of wastes and toxins ", we will never again undermine the importance of frequent, high quality, bowel movements.

Gastroenterologist, Dr. Anthony Bassler, tells his colleagues, "Every physician should realize that the intestinal toxemias (poisons) are the most important primary and contributing causes of many disorders and the diseases of the human body."

Once the bowel is clean you will be able to absorb nutrients again! Many people experience more energy and a sense of general well-being after cleaning their bowel out. Apparently 90% of the body's supply of Seratonin (happiness chemical) is synthesized in the Gastrointestinal Tract....so by cleaning the toxins and ancient fecal matter out of your GI tract you will be happier, too, as you will be able to synthesize seratonin more efficiently!

Other related topics are Colon Cleansing, Salt Flush and Bentonite Clay.

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Breathing Exercises

This is John Austin with some exciting breakthrough news regarding Cancer and all other diseases. This information is in regards to Oxygen and how you can quickly have 12 times more Oxygen going through your bloodstream and reaching every cell in your body. This was scientifically documented at a major University in Utah.

As I have pointed out in talking about the “cause” of disease in other topics on this website, diseases cannot exist in the presence of high levels of Oxygen.

To preface what I am about to tell you, I have a doctor friend who now lives out of the country because his life was being threatened as a result of the amazing recoveries his patients were experiencing. He had a clinic in Arizona where he treated people from all over the country.

His latest and most effective therapy was in combining together enough Oxygen Generators to produce ten cubic feet of oxygen per minute. (Less than this amount did not produce results) He had his patients breathe pure oxygen deeply while exercising for fifteen minutes. Note: There are some dangers, so do not try this without the help of someone who is trained in this kind of therapy.

Typically, these patients saw immediate improvement and within two weeks, many diseases had completely disappeared along with their associated pain and he told me that his patients were starting to look like they had received a face lift. This therapy however, was rather costly and people had to physically visit his office in order to use it. Now they have to travel outside of the country in order to take this therapy, which many people still do.

I tried this myself, but then I found something that costs nothing and actually works better. I was introduced to this new method by another friend who is a scientist, exercise physiologist, certified trainer, nutritionist and natural healer. She is the founder and developer of this method of breathing, which provides all of the benefits that the patients of my doctor friend were receiving and even more. This is a 5-minute therapy that can be done once daily (or multiple times for faster results) in the comfort of your own home and you will start seeing results starting the very first day.

For example, one 95 year old Cancer patient was curled up in a fetal position in excruciating pain and was so close to death that her eyes were glazed over. She needed helped to even start the therapy, but she began responding with the very first treatment. Within 2 weeks she was up taking care of herself and went on to experience a full recovery.

This therapy was tested independently by scientists at the University of Utah. The published reports say that people who are overweight will experience 21x the weight loss they would receive as a result of intensive weight training. This therapy was shown to burn as much as 7,000 calories in one workout. One person lost seven pounds from one session because of the increased calorie burn over a 24-hour period. My wife recently started doing this and is losing an average of 2 pounds a day.

On the other hand, many people, including some cancer patients need to gain weight. This therapy will build 6x more lean muscle and also increase bone density faster than intensive weight training. People who have tried to gain weight without success can now see muscle tissue and weight return to normal.

Those suffering from Osteoporosis and weak bones will also see their bone density and strength return. As a testimony to strong bones, I am 61-years-old and I recently fell from the roof of the new home I am building and landed directly on a metal beam, hip first. I believe that most people would have suffered a broken hip from such a fall, but not a single bone was broken. I did suffer some nerve damage, but thanks to the grace of God, good supplements and these breathing exercises, I am now completely healed.

Previous clients have said that it completely eliminated Cancer, Leukemia, Emphysema, COPD, Asthma, Sleep Apnea, Chronic Pain, completely regenerate blackened smokers lung, made them look and feel years younger, gave them instant and lasting energy and made them sleep better.

This therapy also produces 12x more flexibility than Yoga and Martial Arts Training. But what is most exciting to many people is the fact that it takes away wrinkles and makes you look and feel years younger. I believe that the “youthing” effect is due to the fact that this therapy naturally increases and balances the body's hormone levels.

Another important thing is how quickly this exercise produces endorphins. Endorphins are endogenous opioid peptides that function as neurotransmitters. They are produced by the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus in vertebrates during exercise and they resemble opiates in their ability to produce analgesia and a feeling of well-being.

These brain chemicals bring feelings of calmness and tranquility and are natural pain killers. They help increase circulation; help the body to heal faster and give and overall sense of well-being. Endorphins also give you a sense of power and control over problems and situations.

The endorphin rush that is experienced from long distance running and aerobic workouts is greatly desirable, so much so that millions of people perform strenuous physical exercises daily to achieve what is commonly referred to as the "runners high."

With one simple exercise, you can produce more endorphins in 5-minutes than you can produce in 5-miles of running. The beauty is you can do this exercise anytime you feel like you need a boost in energy, mental clarity or control over some problem.

If you fully understood the benefits of endorphins alone, you would take the necessary few minutes each day to perform this workout.

Oxygen is the spark of life and just as a fire can’t burn without oxygen, our cells can’t produce heat and energy without oxygen. Oxygen is extracted from the air we breathe by the lungs. It passes into the blood vessels that surround the lungs and is carried to all the cells of the body by the blood. Most of the oxygen is carried by the red blood cells, although the water in the blood carries some of it and a deficiency of water means reduced oxygen delivery by the blood. Oxygen is so important, that even where optimum water, protein, vitamin and mineral intake exists, ill health will still exist if there is an oxygen deficiency.

Oxygen levels in the atmosphere are believed to have been as high as 50% at one time. Today the oxygen level is about 20% and will continue to drop as major rain forests continue to be cut down and reduced oxygen levels are a major cause of disease.

Unfortunately most people breathe shallowly and under-breathing is epidemic among adults, which is another major cause of oxygen deficiency in adults.

Shallow breathing is often related to stress, and tight clothing coupled with a lifetime of rushing to and fro, sitting hunched over desks and working or playing on computers produces stress.

The mechanics of breathing determines oxygen supply. Shallow chest breathing gives rise to oxygen deficiencies, as there are very few blood vessels surrounding the upper lobes of the lungs. Most of the blood vessels are found in the lower lobes of the lung, so deep, abdominal breathing is the answer to optimum oxygen levels.

Babies and drunks don’t chest breathe. They’re both so relaxed that they breathe easily and deeply and their tummies rise and fall to the rhythm of their breathing. Shallow chest breathing is a bad habit we develop as we move towards adulthood; however it’s a habit that can easily be unlearned by practicing deep breathing exercises and by slowing down.

If you want to burn lots of calories or build muscle, then you will want to combine some form of strenuous exercise or weight training with the breathing exercises.

You may think that you need a video or a coach to show you how to do these exercises correctly, but that is not the case. You will however want to read the following section again before doing the exercises the next time, because you will pick up little points each time you read these instructions that will improve the results you will receive.

To get the feeling of how to breathe correctly, lay flat on your back and imagine a nose connected to the back of your spine directly opposite, or slightly below your belly button. Put one hand on your chest and the other hand on your abdomen. Imagine breathing in through the nose connected to your spine and then take a large breath as quickly as you can. Your abdomen should rise, but your chest should not move.

Practice breathing in this manner until it becomes natural and until you can do so without a lot of mental effort.

You can actually do the breathing part sitting on a chair with your back erect; however you will burn a lot more calories if you add some muscle burn to the breathing. You can combine the breathing with any kind of strenuous exercise, but perhaps the best exercise for the largest number of people is what we call the “horse stance” in martial arts. (In my younger years, I owned my own karate dojo and was a martial arts instructor.)

The horse stance exercises the largest muscle group in the legs and burns a lot of calories quickly. A person, for example, that is practiced in Tai Chi can go outside, scantily dressed in cold weather and by simply standing in a horse stance will soon have sweat rolling off their brow.

To begin with, stand with your feet shoulder width (or slightly more) apart. Your feet should be parallel or even slightly pigeon toed. Next lower your butt toward the floor as if you were sitting on a horse. At all times keep your back straight, or in other words do not lean forward.

This is not a competition, so do what is comfortable for you. You will however quickly notice some burning sensation in your legs because you are exercising muscles you don’t normally use. Ignore the pain as it will pay some great dividends in the end. In time, you will be able to squat lower and burn more calories even faster.

While standing in the horse stance, exhale all of the air in your lungs. Again, you are going to be exercising some new muscles and with time these muscles will grow stronger, which means that you will increase the oxygen levels in your lungs and blood 24-hours a day.

After forcing out all of the air you can possibly exhale, imagine having been underwater for 3 minutes and you are about to expire and you finally get your head above water; you are going to suck in the air with all of the force you can muster. In this manner breathe in through your nose and fill the lungs to capacity. If you inhale with enough force, it will partially close off the nose opening and may even cause the nose to rattle, like a child snuffing his or her nose.

As you practice doing this daily, your lungs will grow much stronger and you will be able to inhale even more forcefully. The amount of force you use when inhaling is “directly” proportional to the amount of oxygen you will be putting into your blood stream. It is also proportional to the amount of endorphins your body will produce. If done correctly, you can produce more endorphins in 5-minutes of breathing than you can produce in a 5-mile run.

The endorphins produced by breathing will stay with you a lot longer, because when running, your body produces uric acid, which in less than two hours will neutralize all of the endorphins that you may have produced while running.

If you are suffering from any kind of pain, you will want all of the endorphins you can get, because not only are they a powerful pain killer, they also help the body to heal faster than any other natural substance.

Now your lungs are filled with every drop of air that you could possibly suck in. Hold your breath as long as you can. In the beginning, this may only be for a short time, but as your lungs grow stronger, your ability to hold longer will greatly increase. This is a sign that your lungs are growing much stronger.

When you are ready to exhale, press your lips tightly together, so as to make it more difficult to exhale. Now blow hard like you are blowing a trumpet or trying to blow up a balloon. When you have exhaled approximately one third of your air, open your mouth as wide as you can and force the remaining air out of your lungs.

Coughing while exhaling the last two thirds of the air from your lungs will also be helpful as it exercises your diaphragm and also strengthens your heart. Tighten every muscle in your lungs and abdomen and force out every drop of air that you possibly can. This will burn toxins and fat and get them out of your body faster than any other detox program and this form of detoxification will not make you sick the same as many others will.

Now that your lungs are completely empty, close off the mouth and nose and try to breathe in. This will create a vacuum in your lungs and when done correctly, you will notice that your diaphragm and the soft tissue around your Adam’s apple will cave in slightly from the vacuum created.

This vacuum will cause all kinds of toxins and gases to be pulled out of the surrounding tissues into the lungs, where they will be burned and exhaled on the succeeding cycle of breathing.

This completes one cycle of breathing and the goal is to work up to five complete cycles per session. If you are a beginner, you may want to stop at this point and just do one cycle at a time three or more times throughout the day. Just one set of five cycles will greatly increase oxygen to your blood and cells and step up your metabolism for faster weight gain. Those who are serious about improving health, losing weight or increasing muscle mass will to do three or more sets of these exercises daily.

After exhaling and holding your breath in a vacuum as long as you comfortably can, you can either rest by breathing normally for a few breaths, or you can go directly into the second cycle by breathing in to capacity with all of the force you can muster.

Beginners will find it difficult to go directly into the second cycle without resting, but as your lungs grow stronger, you will eventually be able to do 5 cycles in a row with no problem.

After completing the 5 cycles, you will have more oxygen in your blood than you have had for years. If you are an athlete in training or you just want to go to the next level in fitness or weight loss, you can at this time do your weight training, pushups, yoga, martial arts, etc. You will notice an increase in strength, repetitions, flexibility and endurance.

One person used this form of training to win first place in a triathlon without running, swimming or cycling as part of their preparation.

Recap:

Stand in a horse stance

Exhale all of the air in your lungs through your mouth

Inhale to capacity with all of the force you can possibly muster

Hold as long as you comfortably can

Blow out the first third of your air through lips that are tightly held together

Open the mouth wide and force out all of the remaining air while coughing

Seal the airway and try to breathe in creating a vacuum

Hold as long as you comfortably can

Either relax and breathe normally for a short time or go directly into the second round of breathing exercise

Work up to five cycles per session

Repeat 3 or more times later in the day for maximum result

Many people will start coughing up a lot of phlegm, which is merely the body now getting enough oxygen to start the detoxification of the body. In time the lungs will clear up and other problems will also begin to disappear.

More oxygen in your blood will begin to turn around every single health challenge you might have because disease cannot live in the presence of oxygen. I helped over 1,000 people recover from cancer naturally and increasing oxygen levels was a major part of my program.

These exercises are an integral part of regaining and maintaining perfect health and should be practiced daily accompanied by proper diet, supplements and increased fluid intake in the form of pure water, because oxygen alone does not provide the other necessary building blocks that create a healthy, beautiful body. Oxygen only allows them to accomplish their individual roles within the cells.

The amino acids in Fulvia contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and other important elements, which are critical to life. They play a major role in metabolism, helping the body get rid of excess fat and prevent obesity. They are also the building blocks of protein and are required for strong, healthy muscles.

Fulvia and Affinity also promote Oxygenation of the blood and vitality, and they increase availability of nutrients to the cells, which is the foundation of all healing.

Affinity can help strengthen the lungs and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of lung infections and diseases. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

Aerobia is a natural energy booster. Most energy drinks on the market today burn out the adrenal glands and lead to chronic fatigue. Aerobia contains oxygen; vitamin B12 and coq10, all of which help the body produce its own natural energy without negative side effects.

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Bronchitis

Bronchitis can be bacterial or a virus that causes the inflammation of the bronchioles – the tubes that pass air from the throat down into the lungs. Bronchitis results in excess mucus production, clogged lungs, and coughing.

Bronchitis can be cleared up by drinking two teaspoons of Ionic Silver 2-4 times daily, inhaling from a nebulizer 15 minutes twice daily, and by using an intra-nasal sprayer filled with Ionic Silver twice daily for congestion.

For those living, working, or traveling with someone with bronchitis, spray Ionic Silver into the nose with an intra-nasal sprayer for prevention. Fulvia and Affinity support a healthy immune system and co-enzyme Q10 found in Elixer Blast can also help.

A cellular cleanse will prevent toxins and bacteria and viruses from gaining access to the blood stream and Fulvia is the best cellular cleanser that I know of.

Affinity can help strengthen the lungs and bronchial tubes and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of bronchitis. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

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Burns

Burns occur from the sun, radiation, x-rays, fire, heat, and from other chemicals in our environment. Ionic Silver is at its very best when it’s used to treat a burn. It reduces pain and inflammation and improves wound healing. Ionic Silver liquid can be frequently sprayed on the burn or used to soak the burn. A significant reduction in pain, inflammation and tissue damage will be visible in the first hour.

Ionic Silver will get into the wound very quickly and kill bacteria that causes infection, scarring and prevents healing, but needs to be reapplied every few hours. Drink one ounce of Ionic Silver liquid twice daily until the burn is gone.

Fulvia helps repair all of the cells in the body including bone, cartilage, muscles, skin, organs, nerves and even DNA. Nothing is more helpful in cell regeneration than Fulvia.

A woman's experience with burns:

Some time ago I was cooking some corn and stuck my fork in the boiling water to see if the corn was ready. I missed and my hand went into the boiling water. A friend of mine, who was a Vietnam vet, came into the house, just as I was screaming and asked me if I had some plain old flour. I pulled out a bag and he stuck my hand in it. He told me to keep my hand in the flour for 10 minutes which I did. He said that in Vietnam, there was a guy on fire and in their panic, they threw a bag of flour all over him to put the fire out. As it turned out, it not only put the fire out, but he never even had a blister!

Long story short, I put my hand in the bag of flour for 10 minutes, pulled it out and did not even have a red mark or a blister and absolutely NO PAIN. Now, I keep a bag of flour in the fridge and every time I burn myself, I go for the flour. And I discovered that “cold” flour feels even better on a burn than flour at room temperature.

I use the flour several times and have never ONCE had even a red spot, scar or blister! I even burnt my tongue once, put the flour on it for about 10 minutes; the pain was gone and no burn.

BTW, don't run your burn area under cold water first; just put it directly into the flour for 10 minutes. Keep a bag of flour in your fridge and you will be happy you did!

My personal experience:

Years ago, my five-year-old daughter was trying to remove a pan of boiling water from the stove and spilled it across her shoulder and down her chest. Almost immediately a large patch of skin about 9 inches in diameter sloughed off from her chest. She was in a lot of pain and the normal thing to do would be to rush her to the emergency room.

Instead we applied an alkaline mineral gel to neutralize the “acid” pain. Immediately the pain subsided and by the following day, she was pain free as long as she didn’t touch it. Within two weeks she was completely healed with new skin and absolutely no scarring.

The “alkaline” minerals in the product we used, neutralized the acid that causes the pain following being burned and it also killed any bacteria that may have otherwise infected the burned area, which allowed the area to heal quickly, without scarring.

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Buzzard – Bat – Bumblebee

THE BUZZARD: If you put a buzzard in a pen that is 6 feet by 8 feet and is entirely open at the top, the bird, in spite of its ability to fly, will be an absolute prisoner. The reason is that a buzzard always begins a flight from the ground with a run of 10 to 12 feet. Without space to run, as is its habit, it will not even attempt to fly, but will remain a prisoner for life in a small jail with no top.

THE BAT: The ordinary bat that flies around at night, a remarkable nimble creature in the air, cannot take off from a level place. If it is placed on the floor or flat ground, all it can do is shuffle about helplessly and, no doubt, painfully, until it reaches some slight elevation from which it can throw itself into the air. Then, at once, it takes off like a flash.

THE BUMBLEBEE: A bumblebee, if dropped into an open tumbler, will be there until it dies, unless it is taken out. It never sees the means of escape at the top, but persists in trying to find some way out through the sides near the bottom. It will seek a way where none exists, until it completely destroys itself.

PEOPLE: In many ways, we are like the buzzard, the bat, and the bumblebee. They struggle about with all their problems and frustrations, never realizing that all they have to do is look up!

Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, but Faith looks up!

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Calcium

Calcium requirement for men and women is lower than previously estimated.
US Department of Agriculture

Experts say excessive calcium intake may be unwise in light of recent studies showing that high amounts of the mineral may increase risk of prostate cancer. “There is reasonable evidence to suggest that calcium may play an important role in the development of prostate cancer,” says Dr. Carmen Rodriguez, senior epidemiologist in the epidemiology and surveillance research department of the American Cancer Society (ACS).

Rodriguez says that a 1998 Harvard School of Public Health study of 47,781 men found those consuming between 1,500 and 1,999 mg of calcium per day had about double the risk of being diagnosed with metastatic (cancer that has spread to other parts of the body) prostate cancer as those getting 500 mg per day or less. And those taking in 2,000 mg or more had over four times the risk of developing metastatic prostate cancer as those taking in less than 500 mg.

Magnesium has a central regulatory role in the cell cycle including that of affecting transphorylation and DNA synthesis, and has been proposed as the controller of cell growth, rather than calcium.

Medical wisdom tells us that magnesium is actually the key to the body's proper assimilation and use of calcium, as well as other important nutrients. If we consume too much calcium without sufficient magnesium, the excess calcium is not utilized correctly and may actually become toxic, causing painful conditions in the body. Hypocalcemia is a prominent manifestation of magnesium deficiency in humans. (Rude et al., 1976) Even mild degrees of magnesium depletion significantly decrease the serum calcium concentration. (Fatemi et al., 1991)

Calcium and magnesium are opposites in their effects on our body structure. As a general rule, the more rigid and inflexible our body structure is, the less calcium and the more magnesium we need.

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Cancer

We do not have to die from cancer nor do we have to wait to go blind or amputate our feet because of diabetic conditions. With cancer and diabetic rates going through the roof the time to start treating oneself for both conditions is right now. Prevention of cancer and diabetes could also be called life extension treatments for they go hand in hand; they are really one and the same so why wait till one receives the diagnosis?

One of the most common problems in cancer patients who choose to undergo conventional cancer therapy is recurrence. They might think they have beaten their cancer with chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery, only to find a few years later that tumors have spread into other areas. Conventional medicine has not yet caught on to what's happening here, but the reason why this phenomenon occurs is quite simple: Conventional cancer treatments only treat the symptoms of cancer (tumors or growths) and do not actually do anything to help the patient regain a level of health necessary to keep the cancer from coming back.

From a layman’s point of view, cancer is a result of a simple biological-chemical reaction to a buildup of toxins and chemicals in the body and is simply the body’s attempt to prolong the victim’s life.

Every cell and organ of the body is constantly being bombarded with petrochemical toxins from modern farming and manufacturing processes, not to mention the radiation and electrical frequencies being emitted from electrical wiring, appliances, cell phones, cell towers, radio, television and microwaves to name a few.

Since the body is incapable of getting rid of all the pollutants, they begin to pool up in the weaker organs and tissues of an individual, because they are less able to defend themselves against the toxic onslaught.

When these accumulated toxins reach a life-threatening level, the body builds a shell around the toxins, which we have named a tumor. The toxic environment inside of the tumor is a perfect medium for the growth of Candida or yeast. Cancer is really nothing more than overgrown yeast colonies.

Oncologist, Dr. Tulio Simoncini from Italy did extensive research on Cancer and he found that simple baking soda would kill Cancer on contact. I saw videos that he produced by inserting a small camera into organs like the lungs before and after bathing cancerous tissues with a baking soda and water solution. In many cases, the cancer was totally gone in as little as three treatments.

Dr. Simoncini was persecuted through the courts under pressure of the drug companies and medical association and was eventually put out of practice, although he had empirical evidence that his treatment was safe and it worked.

I wrote a series of reports on cancer teaching people how to detoxify and alkalinize their bodies to the point that over 1,000 people were able to heal themselves through natural means. (See Baking Soda)

Cancer is ultimately caused by multiple interacting factors that combine to invite primary yeast and fungi infections that destroy health and eventually life.

The best way to treat cancer is to stimulate the body's own resources to destroy the invading intruders, the colonies of yeast and fungus that cancer is / plus restore and revitalize human cells that are in a state of malfunction and decay. Drugs don't heal; the body heals itself when properly nurtured and strengthened through detoxification, concentrated nutritional substances and a careful confrontation with attitudes and conflicts that are undermining the immune system.

The immune system is designed to protect and defend the body from foreign intruders (bacteria, viruses). It is the security system for your body. It contains several different types of cells, some of which function like "security guards" and are constantly on patrol looking for any foreign invaders. When they spot one, they take action, and eliminate the intruder.

The immune system is the key to both fighting and preventing cancer. It is a fluid network designed to protect us from agents of disease.

At its core, immunity is simple. The body discriminates between what is "you" and what is "not you". (Invaders) The immune system includes white blood cells (leukocytes) and the lymphoid organs (such as the thyroid or spleen). It responds to infectious attack or internal. Until a person is actually dead it is possible to renew this system to destroy even late stage infections. We can, if we consciously choose, to engage the full spectrum of the inherent healing powers of our bodies, minds and soul if we engage ourselves fully in the absolute truth of our situations.

A strong immune system is formed by the foods we eat and the attitudes we keep.

The first priority is to address magnesium deficiencies. When it comes to life and healing, magnesium lives up to its reputation as the miracle mineral that can save us in our time of desperate need. Called by the ancient Chinese the “beauty” mineral, much of its beauty is seen in the absolute healing power it contains.

Magnesium holds the key for hundreds of crucial enzyme reactions and cellular processes. Magnesium chloride, when supplied in sufficient quantities, can jump start cell physiology in a very powerful way. Few know that magnesium chloride is an impressive infection fighter and even fewer know that the best way to deliver magnesium to all the cells is through the skin.

George Eby reported in 2007 that the health of his daughter had been destroyed by the terrible side effects of a special type of antibiotic called fluoroquinolones. He said, “My daughter was stricken with this horrible affliction called Cipro sensitivity, which causes long term chronic pain, weakness and tendon weakness leading to tendon breakage and many other horrible effects; some physical and some mental.

Many are afflicted with this condition, but most cases go undiagnosed. Doctors can do nothing and the only thing that seems to help is magnesium, which is somewhat of an antidote.

Some of the tendon damage is necrotic and permanent, however, there are studies with rattlesnake venom that produce necrosis on animals and simply applying magnesium chloride and zinc gluconate topically, and the necrosis vanishes.

After ten days of topical application of magnesium chloride, George wrote a letter saying that his daughter was well.

There is a power and a force in magnesium chloride that cannot be equaled anywhere else in the world of medicine. There is no substitute for magnesium in human physiology; nothing comes even close to it in terms of its effect on overall cell physiology. It delivers a powerful blow against any chronic or acute disorder.

If we looked it would probably be very difficult to find a cancer patient with anywhere near normal levels of cellular magnesium, meaning cancer probably does not exist in a physical cellular environment full of magnesium.

Thus magnesium chloride is a very important item in cancer treatment as it is in all other serious illnesses. Put in the clearest terms possible, my suggestion for any serious disease and especially cancer is to almost drown oneself in magnesium chloride applied transdermally. George Eby used approximately one ounce daily applied topically to the skin on his frail daughter.  

Cancer is ultimately caused by multiple interacting factors that combine to invite primary yeast and fungi infections that destroy health and eventually life.

The best way to treat cancer is to stimulate the body's own resources to destroy the invading intruders, the colonies of yeast and fungus that cancer is / plus restore and revitalize human cells that are in a state of malfunction and decay. Drugs don't heal; the body heals itself when properly nurtured and strengthened through detoxification, concentrated nutritional substances and a careful confrontation with attitudes and conflicts that are undermining the immune system.

The immune system is designed to protect and defend the body from foreign intruders (bacteria, viruses). It is the security system for your body. It contains several different types of cells, some of which function like "security guards" and are constantly on patrol looking for any foreign invaders. When they spot one, they take action, and eliminate the intruder.

The immune system is the key to both fighting and preventing cancer. It is a fluid network designed to protect us from agents of disease.

At its core, immunity is simple. The body discriminates between what is "you" and what is "not you". (Invaders) The immune system includes white blood cells (leukocytes) and the lymphoid organs (such as the thyroid or spleen). It responds to infectious attack or internal. Until a person is actually dead it is possible to renew this system to destroy even late stage infections. We can, if we consciously choose, to engage the full spectrum of the inherent healing powers of our bodies, minds and soul if we engage ourselves fully in the absolute truth of our situations.

A strong immune system is formed by the foods we eat and the attitudes we keep.

The first priority is to address magnesium deficiencies. Magnesium has a reputation of healing and saving many lives at the time of most desperate need. Called by the ancient Chinese “the beauty mineral” its beauty is also seen in the absolute healing power it contains.

Using cells from induced cancers, researchers found that there is much less magnesium binding to membrane phospholipids of cancer cells, than there is in normal cell membranes. It has been suggested that magnesium deficiency may trigger carcinogenesis by increasing membrane permeability. Magnesium deficient cell membranes seem to have a smoother surface and decreased membrane viscosity than normal, analogous to changes in human leukemia cells.

Magnesium holds the key for hundreds of crucial enzyme reactions and cellular processes. Magnesium chloride, when supplied in sufficient quantities, can jump start cell physiology in a very powerful way.

Few know that magnesium chloride is an impressive infection fighter and even fewer know that the best way to deliver magnesium to all the cells is through the skin.

George Eby reported in 2007 that the health of his daughter had been destroyed by the terrible side effects of a special type of antibiotic called fluoroquinolones. He said, “My daughter was stricken with this horrible affliction called Cipro sensitivity, which causes long term chronic pain, weakness and tendon weakness leading to tendon breakage and many other horrible effects; some physical and some mental.”

Many are afflicted with this condition, but most cases go undiagnosed. Doctors can do nothing and the only thing that seems to help is magnesium, which is somewhat of an antidote.

After ten days of topical application of approximately one ounce magnesium chloride to his frail daughter, George wrote a letter saying that she was well.

There is a power and a force in magnesium chloride that cannot be equaled anywhere else in the world of medicine. There is no substitute for magnesium in human physiology; nothing comes even close to it in terms of its effect on overall cell physiology. It delivers a powerful blow against any chronic or acute disorder. Thus magnesium chloride is a very important item in cancer treatment as it is in all other serious illnesses.

Put in the clearest terms possible, my suggestion for any serious disease and especially cancer is to almost drown oneself in magnesium chloride applied transdermally. Magnesium chloride can be added to a bath or foot bath, or mixed in water and sprayed on the skin.

Calcium and Cancer:

Calcium requirement for men and women is lower than previously estimated.
US Department of Agriculture

Experts say excessive calcium intake may be unwise in light of recent studies showing that high amounts of the mineral may increase risk of prostate cancer. “There is reasonable evidence to suggest that calcium may play an important role in the development of prostate cancer,” says Dr. Carmen Rodriguez, senior epidemiologist in the epidemiology and surveillance research department of the American Cancer Society (ACS).

Rodriguez says that a 1998 Harvard School of Public Health study of 47,781 men found those consuming between 1,500 and 1,999 mg of calcium per day had about double the risk of being diagnosed with metastatic (cancer that has spread to other parts of the body) prostate cancer as those getting 500 mg per day or less. And those taking in 2,000 mg or more had over four times the risk of developing metastatic prostate cancer as those taking in less than 500 mg.

Medical wisdom tells us that magnesium is actually the key to the body's proper assimilation and use of calcium, as well as other important nutrients. If we consume too much calcium without sufficient magnesium, the excess calcium is not utilized correctly and may actually become toxic, causing painful conditions in the body. Hypocalcemia is a prominent manifestation of magnesium deficiency in humans. (Rude et al., 1976) Even mild degrees of magnesium depletion significantly decrease the serum calcium concentration. (Fatemi et al., 1991)

Calcium and magnesium are opposites in their effects on our body structure. As a general rule, the more rigid and inflexible our body structure is, the less calcium and the more magnesium we need.

Treating Cancer with Silver:

The yeast colonies mentioned earlier neutralize your immune system, allowing damage inside of the cell at the DNA level.

Ionic Silver is a broad-spectrum preventative agent. It destroys yeast and bacteria in as little as 15 seconds and kills the viruses and mold that may also cause cancer.

Those suffering from cancer should drink four ounces of Ionic Silver on day one and four ounces on day two, sipping it every hour. Drink two ounces daily for the next five days; take two tablespoons twice daily thereafter as a maintenance dose. Do not drink Silver and Baking Soda at the same time however. Separate the two by at least one hour.

Sinus, mouth, throat, or lung cancer patients may want to use an inhaled form of Ionic Silver. One ounce can be inhaled from a nebulizer 30 minutes daily. This allows the Ionic Silver to come in deep contact with the lungs, bronchioles, and sinuses. This approach should be combined with taking Ionic Silver orally.

There is also a very experimental method for IV usage. About 3,000 cases have used liquid silver intravenously, with no reported toxicity problems. An IV can be made utilizing 100 CCs of silver liquid at 25 parts per million. Mix one to 2.5 with a D5W mixture hung in a bag and dripped for one hour, given every other day for 10 total doses.

This is a very important formulation and can be adjusted depending upon the parts per million of the liquid silver used. The Joy To Live Ionic Silver comes in a concentration of 25ppm, therefore if you are using a different silver with a different concentration, adjust the amount of silver accordingly.

It should be noted that saline solution “cannot” be used because the salts in saline solution inactivate the Ionic Silver.

When you put Ionic Silver liquid directly in the veins it will begin killing even the most serious bacteria in 15 seconds. Noticeable improvements will occur within the first two days. It has shown to be promising against viral infections like hepatitis, cancer, against Epstein-Barr and even the AIDS virus.

Milk Thistle herb found in Elixer Blast can be used in conjunction with Fulvia and Neutra-Cleanse to help cleanse the liver and intestines. Taking Fulvia daily will help cleanse the blood as well. (Also See Liver Cleanse)

People who are inactive are more likely to gain weight because they don’t burn up the calories that they take in from food and drinks. An inactive lifestyle also raises your risk for cancer, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and other health problems.

Areas with known iodine (iodide) deficiency have the highest rates of breast and prostate cancer and conversely, breast and prostate cancers rates are low in areas with high iodine in the soil. And in order for researchers to give laboratory animals breast cancer, the animals must first be put into an iodine deficient state. This would suggest making sure you have sufficient iodine in your diet. Sea vegetables like kelp and dulse are rich in iodine.

Illnesses linked to electromagnetic radiation exposure include many cancers, neurological conditions, ADD, sleep disorders, depression, autism, behavioral problem, cognitive problems, cardiovascular irregularities, hormone disruption, immune system disorders, metabolism changes, stress, fertility impairment, increased blood brain barrier permeability, mineral disruption, DNA damage and much, much more. (See also Cell Phones, EMF, Microwaves)

Studies show A 60 percent greater chance of acoustic neuromas, a tumor affecting the nerve that controls hearing, among people who had used cell phones for six years or more and a higher rate of brain cancer deaths among handheld mobile phone users than among car phone users.

Australia has seen an increase in pediatric brain cancers of 21 percent in just one decade. This is consistent with studies showing a 40 percent brain tumor increase across the board in Europe and the U.K. over the last 20 years.

Brain cancer has now surpassed leukemia as the number one cancer killer in children.

According to the Journal of Chem. Medicinal Chem. (Nov. 2007), beams of ultraviolet light can be used to destroy tumors and cancers. Special molecules are injected into the bloodstream and then activated by a beam of ultraviolet light. It only takes a few minutes of light beam therapy to actively attack the cancer cells. The top research scientist (Colin Self) stated: “I would describe this development as the equivalent of ultra-specific magic bullets.” This break-through in cancer treatment is significant to Ionic Silver because, according to Penn State University Professor Roy, Ionic Silver has been published to resonate at a frequency of 910 terahertz which falls in the same category of ultraviolet light frequency as the antitumor lights. (Curr. Science Invest, 2007)

It has been shown that infectious agents are associated with causing solid tumors (Kaposi’s sarcoma), blood-based cancers (Leukemia) and other forms of cancers such as cervical cancer, which is caused by the Human Papilloma Virus. (Townsend Letters for Doctors, May 2006). As you can see, bacteria, viruses, mold and other infectious agents have been reported to cause cancers. Taken daily, Ionic Silver can prevent cellular bacteria, viruses, and mold so that the single-cell abnormalities never go beyond a single cell.

This is important because once diagnosed, doctors often prescribe chemotherapy or radiation that can cause immune suppression. This suppression of normal immune function allows for multiple pathogens to seed or spread. In this situation Ionic Silver may have the potential to play a dual role: either destroy the infectious agent that causes the cancer and/or destroy the pathogenic load arising from the immuno-compromised patients. (Townsend Letters for Doctors, May 2006)

Doctor Rentz (Am Acad Environmental Medicine, 2003) reports that the following cancer-associated infections are susceptible to silver treatment: HIV (Bull Cancer, 2006), Kaposi’s sarcoma (Eur. Neurology, 2002), Epstein Barr Virus (J. Biol Regul Homeost Agents, 2005), Respiratory syncytial virus (Pediatrics, 2005), Influenza, Parainfluenza, Fungemia (J Support Oncology, 2005), Rotavirus (Bone Marrow Transplant, 2005), Cytomegalovirus (Cancer, 25), and streptococcus pneumoniae (Medicine, 2005).

According to a NASA Technical report done at the University of Wisconsin, silver solution can be skillfully administered and due to its picoscaler diffusion capabilities will impregnate all collective atoms within each tumor cell or pathogenic cell with silver ions. (Final technical report, University of Wisconsin, and NASA CR-114978, code 3, cat 04) This saturation potential supercharges silver’s ability to displace the potassium-dependent glucose transport mechanism, which is the exclusive means by which cancerous cells feed themselves, thereby selectively starving cancer cells without harming normal cells. (Townsend Letter for Doctors, May 2006)

Published cancer results include:

“We studied malignant fibrosarcoma cells (cancerous fibroblasts) and found that electrically injected silver suspended their runaway mitosis.” (Becker, 1995).

“Women with breast cancer (confirmed by biopsies), each received a single dose of silver solution at a concentration of 10 ppm. We retested the subjects at day nineteen, resulting in 100% normal tissue”. (Antelman, MS. 2000)

(Note: In this study they used liquid silver at 10 ppm concentration. Joy To Live Ionic Silver is 2.5 times as potent - 25 ppm.)

Affinity and Elixer Blast can help reduce the risk of tumors and cancers, and when combined with Fulvia, will always do their job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of tumors. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

Negativity is a major cause of tumors and cancer. Make a list of all the negative things in your life, including television, radio, newspapers and negative people. Begin to eliminate all negativity from your life. Tell negative friends and family that you are going through a special therapy and won’t be able to contact them for some time. You should also eliminate as much stress as you possibly can. (See Forgiveness and Joy)

Foods To Avoid:

Most of us know that food itself cannot be considered poisonous. Very few of us know that pleomorphic bacteria, yeast, and fungus and their toxins, which are characteristically present in stored and fermented food, are using our food chain as a Trojan Horse.

The following list of foods are high in pleomorphic bacteria, yeast, fungus and mold and produce mycotoxins that have been documented to cause specific diseases and very specific organ lesions in both animals and in humans and should never be ingested and if eaten, only in small amounts AND never cold. Most of the foods listed if cooked thoroughly will kill most of the fungus. However, refrigerating them or using them cold, you are literally putting fungus into your body.

1) Pig meat including sausage, bacon, salami, and ham are full of colonized fungal and contain the fungi Aspergillus ochraceus which produces the mycotoxin Ochratoxin A which is associated with many different documented cancers.

2) Tobacco contains yeasts and sugars which ferment the tobacco into the form which reaches the human blood and tissues causing disbiosis of the blood and tissues leading to every degenerative disease known including cancer, diabetes, arthritis, etc.

3) Mushrooms are not a vegetable but rather the fruiting body of a fungus whose major form of existence, the root-like mycelium, is hidden in the soil. This fruiting body is the means to disperse the seed-like spores of the fungus throughout the blood and tissues. For example edible mushrooms induce bladder cancer.

4) Corn and all associated products contain over 25 different strains of disease causing fungus.

5) Peanuts, peanut butter & cashews contain over 27 different strains of fungus. People who eat a lot of peanuts frequently end up with cancer.

6) Barley contains the Aspergillus ochraceus fungi, which produces the mycotoxin Ochratoxin A. This mycotoxin is associated with many different documented cancers.

7) Animal meat and poultry including beef, lamb, chicken, and turkey also contain Aspergillus ochraceus. You should only eat about 2 oz. of meat once a week that has been thoroughly cooked so that there is no "pink" meat showing. Cooking kills most of the fungi and the body can deal with this small amount. Using Italian dressing to marinate meat is not wise.

8) Alcohol including wine and especially beer contain the same fungus Aspergillus ochraceus which produces the mycotoxin Ochratoxin A.

Wine, beer, or alcohol create toxins in the body that can cause serious problems for anyone who has cancer. It also depresses the immune system, causing more colds and other illnesses.

9) Dairy products including milk, cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese, ice-cream, butter, etc. are fully colonized with fungi and contain the fungus Aspergillus ochraceus which produces the mycotoxin Ochratoxin A. These foods are also high in sugar which promotes the production of pleomorphic bacteria, yeast, and fungus. Yogurt as long as it is made from "live" cultures is fine to eat. As a matter of fact, it is “good” bacteria that actually kill the "bad" bacteria such as yeast in the body. However, eating too much can also have negative effects. Up to 6 ounces a day is fine.

10) Eggs are fully colonized with fungus and contaminated with mycotoxins. Cooking them kills most of the bacteria and boiling eggs for salads is fine if used at one meal, but when cooked eggs are refrigerated, the fungus begins to multiply again.

11) Stored grains and cereals are fully colonized with fungus and mycotoxins. When someone has cancer, grains should be avoided and be sure to never eat cold pasta salads.

12) Stored potatoes are fully colonized with fungus and contaminated with mycotoxins. Baking kills most of the fungus and a baked potato is actually healthy to eat, low in fat and the glycemic index. However, if you pile up the butter and sour cream on a baked potato you are defeating the purpose. Sweet potatoes and yams are even better, but again, cook them, boiled or baked, but do not eat them raw or store them after cooking for this will begin the fungus breeding process.

13) Sugar including honey, maple syrup, corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, sucrose, rice syrup, barley malt etc. promotes the growth of pleomorphic bacteria, yeast, fungus, and mold, and suppresses the immune system response for up to five hours. You should avoid all fruit juices containing corn syrup as the sweetener.

14) Vinegar or apple cider vinegar acidifies the blood and tissues which promotes the production of bacteria, yeast, fungus, and mold. Mixing apple cider with baking soda will neutralize the acid and may be beneficial. Apple cider vinegar used in very small amounts, 2-3 teaspoons on salads will kill any type of bacteria on the lettuce will not be harmful and will actually be healthful to the body. Avoid using vinegar to flavor meats or soups. (There are two arguments to apple cider vinegar; especially if it is organic like Braggs brand. Thousands swear by its health benefits and others say that it helps to alkalinize the blood, not acidify it. Some things, like lemon and lime for example start out acid but actually convert to alkaline ash and they end up alkalinizing the body.)

15) Yeast in any form including Brewer’s Yeast. Cancer is an overgrowth of yeast colonies and yeast should therefore be avoided.

16) Caffeine in any form acidifies the blood and tissues which promotes the production of pleomorphic baceast, fungus and mold. However, small amounts of caffeine in tea or coffee is good for the body and the immune system can deal with this. When you drink more than 2 cups of coffee a day, you are exposing yourself to large amounts of the fungus and the coffee should be black, without sugar or other sweeteners.

17) High fructose fruits acidify the blood and tissues and feed the production of pleomorphic bacteria, yeast, fungus, and mold. For example, apple juice is contaminated with the carcinogenic mycotoxin Patulin, which is derived from the fungus and is associated with stomach cancer. I strongly suggest not drinking apple juice. Even though juices are pasteurized, heated to kill bacteria and most fungus, apple juice has the highest capability of breeding more of the fungus as it sits on the shelf. The juices that contain the least amount of fungus after sitting are cranberry, (very good for keeping urinary tract and kidneys infections down) papaya, white or red grape and pineapple. Orange juice is fine if freshly squeezed. Avoid juices made from concentrate.

18) Dried fish contains the Aspergillus fungus and the extracts from the dried fish contains large amounts of aflatoxin. Eating raw fish such as in sushi is dangerous. There have been deaths caused from eating raw fish. Never eat cold or refrigerated fish. Anchovies are loaded with the fungus as well as most canned fish meats. Tuna is fine because it has low fungus which the body can deal with in small amounts. Eating tuna packed in water is the best; however limit the amount to less than 4 ounces a day and be aware that tuna and other types of fishes are known to carry mercury, PCB's and other contaminants. Never eat farm raised fish like salmon or trout. Farm raised fish are loaded with bacteria due to the small areas they are raised in and are often fed hormones to make them grow faster.

19) Devitalized salt (processed white store bought salt) changes the negative charge on the blood cells causing them to stack or combine into symplasts, which can lead to oxygen deprivation, congestion, poor circulation, stroke, and/or heart attack. Natural, mined salt like Himalayan or Real Salt is necessary for good health and does not raise blood pressure. (See Salt)

20) Hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils as in margarine, shortenings and vegetable oils are altered fat substances which are known to be detrimental to health because they interfere with normal biochemical processes. These oils have been shown to increase cholesterol, decrease beneficial high-density lipoprotein (HDL) interfere with the liver's detoxification system, and interfere with essential fatty acid function. Dr. Willett at Harvard has shown that these oils cause a 53% increase in coronary heart disease, In September, 1998, The American Heart Association issued a health warning to avoid foods containing these oils. Diabetes type II, cell inflammation and autoimmune problems have been linked to these oils. There are more than 125 research studies showing the negative health effects of these oils.

Overall, the best diet is 80% raw, small amounts of meat proteins, steam vegetables when cooking, use only good fats for frying and never eat fruits after a meal. Fruits should always be eaten fresh and in season on an empty stomach. No canned fruits or juices.

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Candida

When Candida escapes your gut and enters your bloodstream, it goes through a metamorphosis, converting itself into a fungus. It is then protected by a powerful armor called a "chittin layer" similar to a turtle or an insect with an exo-skeleton.

Candida Albicans is a fungal yeast. A full blown Candida infection could be robbing you of your life. It is a silent killer that sucks your energy, controls how you feel and even how you think. it.


In this chapter you are going to learn how how to protect yourself and your family from the unnecessary suffering and trauma normally experienced when going through the ordeal of candida and one of its later stages, cancer.

We hear a lot about Candida, but few people know exactly what it is, how it works, and how amazing you feel and how many aches and pains that will disappear when you get rid of it.

Candida is always present in the human gut; everyone has Candida to some extent. The gut also has natural bacteria that feed on the yeast and keep levels in control to prevent it from becoming a problem, but modern antibiotics kill the natural bacteria, which then leads to Candida overgrowth and many related health problems including Cancer.

Acid is the real problem, as Candida thrives in a high acid environment and the bacteria that keeps it under control thrives in a low acid environment.  Cancer.

Acid also leads to leaky gut syndrome and most people today have small pinholes in their intestinal walls (hyperpermeable intestines) that allow food particles, fecal material and Candida to enter directly into the bloodstream. This is how systemic Candida infections get started.

To permanently solve this problem, diet should be improved and steps should be taken to alkalize the body in order that the gut may heal and prevent future leaking of Candida into the bloodstream. (See Health Protocol)

Once the yeast finds its way into the bloodstream, it spreads throughout the entire body, and once it is outside the gut, it no longer has the friendly bacteria as its predator to keep it in check. 

Normally, your immune system would identify and attack this intruder, but once it is loose in your blood-stream, it converts itself into fungus that is protected with a hard outer shell that is Impossible for Your Immune System to Penetrate.

The real problem is the Fungus is protected by an Armour-Like Cellular Membrane.

It's called: Chitin, or Chitin layer.

Imagine the fungus is wearing a suit of armour that your immune system cannot punch through.

This is why Candida is so hard to get rid of!

There are plenty of expensive Candida treatments and even strict Candida diets that claim to get rid of Candida, however, at best they may only temporarily keep the fungal growth under control.

The fungus can stay dormant in your body for years, and the moment you slip up with your diet even for just a single day, you can end up with a full-blown systemic Candida problem. Avoiding sugars, wheat, dairy and other acid forming foods is advised at least until the Candida is eradicated.

Candida loves acid and stress creates acid, so the same thing can happen if you have a stressful week. Learning to remain calm in the face of problems can help keep your Candida under control.

Candida contributes to the symptoms of every disease.

Candida is present in every other diseases and many of the symptoms that you experience are directly related to the Candida fungus. The difference in your symptoms between one form of disease and another, depends where the fungus takes up residence in your body. 

Remember, because Candida is now loose in your blood-stream, the fungus can take up residence in all kinds of places. Take the brain for example.

Candida is one of the few things that can actually cross the blood-brain barrier.

When Candida gets started in the brain and sets up it's mycelium (mushroom) like network, you can expect to experience symptoms like depression, anxiety, foggy thinking and loss of memory.

In fact, a quick search on various medical websites will show over 100 different symptoms that can be expressed in someone diagnosed with Candida.

Could it be that Candida is the "real" name of all diseases and is the thing we should be treating, no matter what is the diagnosis? 

There are several symptoms that the medical community has already recognize as being a fungal or yeast in infection and the initial stages often involve the gut, mouth and urinary tract.

The most common of these are:

  • Thrush

  • Sore Throat

  • Bloating

  • Gas

  • Constipation

  • Diarrhea

  • Ear Ache

 

Symptoms are not limited to, but include:

 

 

  • Sugar and alcohol cravings, as well as cravings for carbohydrate rich food. (bread, pasta, rice, etc.)

  • Migraines

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Fatigue

  • Vaginitis

  • Foggy thinking

  • Itching

  • Acne

  • Hyperactivity

  • Sinus Inflammation

  • Irritability

  • Dizziness

  • Low Sex Drive

  • Ear ache

  • Skin infections such as athlete’s foot

  • Chronic Pain

  • Muscle Weakness

 

As more studies are done on Candida infection, it is being realized that this yeast is a serious contributor to many illnesses that now include:

 

  • Alcoholism

  • Asthma

  • Addison’s Disease

  • Chronic fatigue syndrome

  • IBS

  • PMS

  • Depression

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Psoriasis

  • Arthritis

 

The Connection Between Candida and Cancer

People who have Cancer always have fungus and those who have toenail fungus are likely to end up with Cancer. A good friend of mine who had yellow toenail fungus started putting 1 Tbs. of Joy To Live Ionic Silver in a gallon of water and drinking it every day. Three months later, his toenails had the appearance of those of a teenager.

Hundreds of years ago the idea that the plague and disease in general could be spread by tiny little micro organisms was unbelievable. It was only through the work and determination of dedicated scientists such as Dr. Otto Warburg (Nobel Prize in Medicine) and Dr. Gunther Enderlein (the dark field microscopy blood test is named after him) who ignored the laughter and began searching for the evidence for their theories.

As early as 1931, Dr. Otto Warburg was awarded a Nobel Prize for his research on cancer.
Dr. Warburg's research states that "cancer cannot live in a pH of 7.0" Another way of saying this is, "you will never get cancer if you keep your pH at 7.0 or slightly above."

Dr. Otto Warburg in his book, The Metabolism of Tumors, stated that the primary cause of cancer was the replacement of oxygen in the respiratory cell chemistry by the fermentation of sugar. The growth of cancer cells is initiated by a fermentation process, which creates an anerobic environment, starving your cells for oxygen and allowing bacteria, viruses and fungi to grow out of control. 

What Dr. Warburg was describing is a classic picture of acidic conditions. Just like overworked muscle cells manufacture lactic acid by-products as waste, cancerous cells spill lactic acid and other acidic compounds throughout your body causing an acid pH.

The American Medical Association backed by the pharmaceutical drug industry boycotted Dr. Warburg from ever coming to this country. They also put a squelch on the media to prevent Dr. Warburg’s work from becoming widely known and because they control everything that is printed in the modern medical textbooks, no mention of Dr. Warburg is found in the medical schools either. This was done to protect the money they make as a result of people getting cancer.

Shortly after Dr. Warburg's Nobel Prize, Dr. Enderlein from Germany (mentined above) was commissioned by Adolph Hitler to keep the animals at the Berlin Zoo healthy. For many years, Dr. Enderlein took blood and tissue samples from healthy, sick, dead and dying animals. Thousands of tests were performed on these samples and the simple yet amazing discovery was that each group of animals had a different pH range. So we have two German scientists that conclusively linked pH with health and disease and each set up a comparison to indicate what constitutes a healthy pH.

This is a fascinating story with lots of interesting details, which are obviously too exhaustive for this short report. I will say however, that Dr. Enderlein discovered a microscopic living organism present in every cell of the body, which he named Mucor Racemos Frescens. This organism is resistant to the highest heat and the coldest cold and to every drug, chemical and acid known to man, except to Silver. Antibiotics only cause it to reproduce itself more quickly and it "mutates" and takes on different life forms depending upon the pH of the cell.

After years of my own research, I am convinced that what Dr. Enderlein discovered is what we now call Candida.

When pH is a normal 7.0 - 7.4, this organism creates vitamins and health giving substances for the body. As the pH turns acidic, the Candida mutates and starts killing your cells. When you die, this same organism is what decomposes your body and turns it back to dirt.

For a time the work of Dr. Enderlein was published and found in American medical textbooks. I have seen this information with my own eyes directly from an older American Medical texbook, but this information has since been removed. So, although pH was taught in medicine for many decades, it has never been practiced.

The same testing that Dr. Enderlein did on animals was conducted decades later on humans at the federally owned Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. And after spending millions of dollars and using thousands of samples and much more sophisticated, state of the art equipment, Dr. Enderlein's research was confirmed! 

One of the research scientists involved with that project told me that they verified everything Dr. Enderlein had discovered. I talked at length with this talented Biochemist and what was most puzzling and disturbing to him was the fact that this project was classified “Top Secret” and was never reported to the public or published in any medical journals.

I received this information in great confidence because the scientists involved were warned never to breathe a word about this project and one or more of them have since disappeared. People have even told me that my own life could be in danger for what I am revealing to you.

 

Today more and more evidence comes to light from scientists all round the world about the connection between Candida albicans and cancer.

Italian oncologist (cancer doctor), Tullio Simoncini, has long been an advocate of the fungal hypothesis in regards to cancer.

Dr Simoncini is well aware of the epidemic of Candida in the world that is going untreated. He believes that the fungus is underestimated as so little is understood about it.

His research began when he decided that there was a strange connection with all cancers in that they all behave in the same way despite them occurring in the widest variety of locations in the body.

 

He then began to search for a common denominator within all these different cancers and believed he had found it when he saw that most cancers appear white in color.

These white masses are fungi.


White, just like Candida albicans!
(in Latin, Candida albicans' literally means 'glowing white')

The presence of Candida fungi in all tumors is nothing surprising to the medical world.

The 'party line' answer from most cancer doctors is that Candida is an opportunistic organism that finds root within the existing tumors.

However, Dr. Simonicini and others strongly disagree, because when you start looking at how Candida turns into fungus, and what happens afterward, the picture gets pretty clear.

Candida makes a sugary alcohol substance as a by-product of its existence, which leads to anaerobic conditions, creating the perfect environment in which to proliferate further. Fungi are anaerobes, which means they don't use any oxygen to survive.

They move around inside your body and colonize an area of your breast or prostate and cancer thrives in situations where oxygen level are low.

We can follow the pattern of development of Candida yeast to fungus to cancer below:

1. First the Candida fungi roots itself deep within the various tissues and organs. 

2. The fungus then multiplies; the body then responds by attempting to encyst the fungal colonies; the outcome being the formation of neoplasias; a tumor forms around the fungus.

3. Growth both in the surrounding tissue and other areas of the body (metastasis).

4. Progressive exhaustion of the body with consequential total body invasion.

In plain English it means that the Candida Fungus invades an area of the body (usually a weaker organ) and creates for itself a perfect environment in which it can thrive, which in turn causes tumors to be formed, which leads to mutation of cells and cancer.

Could it really be that simple? If it were, then this would mean we were on the verge of a revolution. It would mean that it's possible to prevent Cancer.

If the works of doctors Warburg and Enderlein had been published and taught in our schools in the United States, every child would understand how to protect themselves from cancer by simply keeping Candida Albicans in check.

The answer is to kill this fungus and prevent it from invading our bodies in the future.

There are Plenty of Methods Like Diets or Antifunguals, but They Simply Don't Work

There are plenty of solutions out there for Candida, however, like I said earlier, they do not deal with the root of the problem because the Candida is covered by an armour-like chitin layer.

 

The chitin layer is similar to the hard exo-skeletons of insects like cockroaches.

This makes it impossible for your immune system to attack the fungus.

If you've ever had an insect problem in your home such as ants or cockroaches, then you might have an idea of what you're actually up against.

Except that you can poison cockroaches or ants, but you can't use the same approach within your body or you would die.

 

In a moment, I'm going to share with you exactly how you can rid yourself of Candida, destroy the fungus, and get your energy and your life back.

But, first let's take a look at what hasn't worked! Take Candida diets' for example...

Much of the time, the other 'solutions' do put the fungal growth under temporary control, slightly reducing it's effects.

However, the Candida fungus sits dormant in your body, waiting to flare back up again, and it usually always does eventually!

You can go on a special Candida diet that involves no sugar, alcohol, bread, pasta and refined foods.

Many people simply find this is unrealistic for their life-style. You would need an iron will-power, because if you stray from the diet even slightly, your Candida can return at full force, sometimes even stronger than before.

And remember what I said earlier? Candida remains in your body and digests it even after you die! It's designed to break apart your body after death.

Even when you stop breathing, stop eating and drinking anything, the Candida will survive and eat your body, because it's anaerobic, it doesn't need oxygen to survive, it creates its own self sustaining system in your body to stay alive.

How About Anti-fungal Medications?

 

Are Anti-fungal Medications Safe?

If your doctor has diagnosed Candida then he will probably prescribe anti-fungal medications.

The problem with anti fungals is that they place a great deal of stress on the kidneys and liver.

The side effects include headaches and nausea and it's simply not practical to take these with any frequency as you will risk liver damage.

The only answer is to get to the root of the problem...

 

There IS an easy, safe way to bypass the Candida's chitin layer and wipe it out!

New Study Proves Ionic Silver Decimates Fungal Pathogens; Even Superior to Popular Anti-Fungal Drugs

A recent study conducted by the Department of Microbiology at Kyungpook National University in Daegu, Korea, and published in the prestigious Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, demonstrates that Ionic Silver is one of the most powerful and effective natural anti-fungal agents in the world.

The authors of this study tested silver nanoparticles against the Candida species of fungus (the chief culprit in women’s vaginal yeast infections and the more sinister chronic candidiasis syndrome) as well as the Trichophyton species (the most common cause of athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm, as well as hair and nail fungal infections in humans).

What they discovered is that the silver particles "showed potent activity against clinical isolates and ATCC strains" of the fungal pathogens.

What this means is silver was equally effective against lab-grown strains of the fungal pathogens and strains isolated from infected specimens. 

Treating Fungal Infections With Joy To Live Ionic Silver


It is now well known that many nasty cases of dandruff are actually topical fungal skin infections in disguise. What’s not as well known publicly is that Ionic Silver can be sprayed lightly on the head each morning after drying your hair from the shower, which will eliminate such topical stealth fungal infections in a matter of days!

Fungal infections of the inner ear can likewise be cleared up in only a few short days simply by putting a few drops of Ionic Silver into the ears each day for several days in a row, allowing it to seep down into the ear for ten to fifteen minutes before draining it back out.

Likewise, fungal infections of the eyes can be stopped practically overnight, simply by putting a couple of drops of Ionic Silver directly into the eyes several times a day. Similarly, Pink Eye can also be eradicated in a few short days using the same technique. And it works great for styes too, which many doctors believe are simply staph infections in the eye.

Thrush in the mouth, which is simply a Candida "yeast" or fungal infection often characterized by a white tongue, can be rapidly cleared up by using Ionic Silver. Simply swish a tablespoonful around in your mouth two or three times a day, for a minimum of six minutes each time. You can then swallow afterwards, or simply spit it out if you prefer. Do this especially after any meal in which sugary products have been consumed. You'll find the "thrush" symptoms diminishing within a few short days, and eradicated within a week or two.

Athlete's foot and stubborn toenail fungal infections can also be wiped out by using Ionic Silver instead of potentially harmful antifungal drugs that have been known to harm the liver. The difficulty may be in finding a suitable glass or plastic dish to which you can pour an inch and half or so of Ionic Silver into it. Then soak your feet for about 30 minutes while watching television or reading a book.

Athlete's foot can be eradicated in a few short days following this simple method. But stubborn toenail fungal infections may take up to three weeks, or even a bit longer. Nevertheless, you'll soon notice nice, clear new nails growing in where the old yellow or gray-green infected nails were. Trim the old infected toenail away as it grows out naturally, and let the beautiful new, uninfected nail grow in normally.

Granted, the above-described procedure can be a bit expensive if you are using commercially prepared colloidal silver products purchased from a health food store or through an internet source. Commercial brands of colloidal silver can cost up to $30 for a tiny four-ounce bottle. That's another reason I recommend the Ionic Silver from Joy To Live. With its powerful 25ppm concentration, you can mix 1 part Ionic Silver to 2 parts water and still have a powerful solution for killing stubborn athlete's foot and toenail fungus and this same solution can be used for several applications.

The other option, (and I highly recommend it) is to pour 2-3 tsp. of Ionic Silver into a gallon of pure water and drink the gallon of water throughout the day. This will kill the Candida systemically. For those people who have serious fungal infections, they may want to begin with a weaker dilution so as to kill the Candida more slowly as the dying Candida can actually make you extremely ill.

Be sure to drink plenty of water to help wash the dead Candida out of your system.

Note: I recommend using a non-metal spoon for measuring or taking Joy To Live Ionic Silver to prevent any dielectric activity with the silver.

It may take up to three months of drinking Silver and water to kill the Candida throughout your system and even after getting rid of your toenail fungus and other Candida infections, you may want to continue adding 1/2 - 1 tsp. of Ionic Silver to a gallon of water daily as a maintenance dose to prevent future infections.

You should also take Joy To Live Neutra-Cleanse at least once or twice weekly to keep an abundant supply of friendly flora in your intestines. Neutra-Cleanse can be taken daily if you are not evacuating your bowel at least once for each time you have a meal.

And the best part of using Joy To Live Ionic Silver is it is completely safe for your liver and kidneys!

What about Antibiotics? 

The Journal of the American Medical Association (Feb 18th 2004; 291; 827-35) has reported a study on 10,000 women over a 17 year period. Women who only took antibiotics one time had a 1.5 times increase in the occurrence of breast cancer over those who took none and if they took 25 plus doses during that period of time the risk of getting cancer doubled.  

Friendly Bacteria

Few people understand the role of Beneficial Bacteria in the human body and that includes doctors and medical experts.

Beneficial bacteria are crucial to the fight against cancer. They are now proven in research to direct a strong immune system, they digest foreign microbes, yeasts and candida every night while you sleep, and they help release nourishment and essential cancer preventing and cancer fighting compounds from your food. Without them, you are simply not fully equipped to prevent cancer or beat cancer. IT IS THAT SERIOUS.

Some even produce sodium butyrate and this has been shown to cause cancer cells to self-destruct. Yes, Beneficial bacteria are that important. But Drugs and antibiotics kill them off reducing your natural ability to beat cancer. Multi-strained probiotics can at least replace some of the lost millions of your crucial little helpers.

Apart from the fact that antibiotics may well be toxic to brain cells, they also kill many strains of bacteria in the body, including the ones you need; the friendly ones in the gut.

Friendly bacteria? You've probably heard of acidophilus, or bifidobacteria? Your gut actually contains about 800 different strains, 400 of which have been identified. This is how important they are.  

1. They represent about 85 per cent of your immune system - they stimulate your immune system to produce antibodies.

2. They help to cut up your foods and release important (and anti-cancer) vitamins like biotin, folic acid, B-12 and vitamin K.

3. They help you eliminate carcinogenic hormones and chemicals like estrogen, nitrosamines, cadmium and mercury.

4. They even produce an anti-cancer chemical from your foods.

5. They thrive on whole foods, fibers candida albicans and microbes.

Antibiotics kill most of the bacteria in the body, including the ones you need.

At night, friendly bacteria can digest roughly 2.2 kilograms of yeasts and microbes for you. They are your first line of defense.

They have inhabited our bodies since the beginning of time. They help us, and in return we give them a nice cosy place to live.

Except we don't anymore. We have broken our lifetime deal with them. We no longer feed them their favorite fibre-rich, whole foods. And we eat too many sugars, drink alcohol and chlorinated water. We eat foods that contain antibiotics, and most people have taken antibiotics at some time during their lifetime.

We pollute the precious water that our cells live in with acids from poor diet and stress. These friendly bacteria thrive in alkaline bodies, but they die in acidic conditions.

Candida is also the natural enemy of friendly bacteria, and to make matters worse we feed their enemies. Candida loves sugar and dairy!

Stress and poor diet can eliminate most friendly bacteria in just a few days, so you are wise anyway to take a daily probiotic.

Joy To Live Neutra-Cleanse can help supply your body with necessary friendly bacteria.


Candida is Cancer?

Candida expert Chris Woollams says: I recently went to a cancer clinic in the USA, and to the Dove Clinic in the UK. At both I talked to the nurses.

They were unanimous. Every cancer patient they see, man or woman, has bad candida. Whether it is breast cancer, prostate cancer or any other cancer.


Cancer Treatments Make Matters Worse!

Steroids and chemotherapy both heighten the effect of Candida, worsening the cancer cell feeding. Its like throwing babies to the sharks.

The prestigious US magazine Contemporary Oncology as early as April 1993 said: Cancer patients undergoing radio or chemotherapy did not finally succumb to the cancer itself, but to an infestation of candida albicans.

What Can Be Done?

Another Candida expert, Gerald Green believes that even terminal cancer patients can be saved if the root cause is candida. He believes sufferers must immediately:


ELIMINATE THE FOLLOWING FROM YOUR DIET

All cows milk products: Cheese, yogurt, whey and all cows milk derivatives which are everywhere in processed food.

Yeast products: Alcohol, bread, Marmite, Oxo, Bovril, vinegars, mushrooms, processed and smoked fish and meats.

All sugar products: Honey, fructose, lactose, glucose, dextrose and sweeteners like Nutrisweet and Canderel.

Nearly all fruit: Overripe fruits are full of sugar and yeasts. Plus vegetables like courgettes, pumpkin, squash, marrow.

High sugar root vegetables: Carrots, parsnips, sweet potatoes, beetroots, (maximum 1 per day).

Refined wheat, rice, pasta, fizzy soft drinks, fruit juices and squash, biscuits, pastries, pies and corn.

Avoid all pulses, processed meats, high salt foods and hydrogenated vegetable oils too.

His sweetener of choice is Stevia, a herb 100 times sweeter than sugar but a natural anti-fungal agent.

He recommends astragalus and echinacea pIus 1 gm vitamin C daily to boost the immune system.

Good Food Choices


EAT PLENTY OF THE FOLLOWING FOODS:

Alfalfa sprouts
Bean sprouts
Bell peppers (sweet peppers)
Bok choy
Broccoli
Brussel sprouts
Cabbage
Cauliflower
Celery
Cucumber
Endive
Fennel
Garlic
Green beans
Hot chilli peppers
Kale
Lettuce
Onions
Parsley
Radishes
Spring onions
Spinach
Swiss chard
Turnips
Yellow beans


FATS (in moderation):

Granose sunflower margarine
Tomor kosher margarine (both these margarines should be available at your local health food store)
Avocado oil
Fish oil
Flaxseed oil
Grapeseed oil
Hemp oil
Mayonnaise
Monounsaturated fats
Olive oil
Primrose oil


FLUIDS:

Try to drink eight glasses of water each day.
Juice from 2-4 lemons daily mixed with water (unsweetened).
Herbal teas are acceptable (unsweetened).


PROTEINS:

Free range eggs
Fresh fish and seafood
Pork, lamb, veal
Poultry: chicken, turkey (particularly skinless white meat)
Game
Tofu
Quorn
Rice milk
Sheeps milk/cheeses (dilute sheeps milk 50/50 with water and it will taste the same as cows milk)
Goats milk/cheeses

What Is a Healing Crisis?

Many people who have a serious Candida infection find that when the Candida start dying off that they feel worse before they feel better.

This is completely normal and is known as 'Jarisch-Herxheimer' or a healing crisis.

What is basically happening is that the Ionic Silver is doing its job and destroying the fungus, because although the chitin layer surrounding the fungus is impervious to drugs and antviral compounds, it has no natural protection, nor can it develop an immunity to Ionic Silver

This rapid killing off of the Candida means that toxins are released into the body which can make you feel a bit puny.

This is only temporary and as soon as the Joy To Live Ionic Silver has killed a majority of the fungi, you will be feeling a LOT better than you did before, and that can happen as early as just a few days!

The affect of Candida die off can also be minimised by increased water intake and making sure the bowels move two or three times a day. The use of Joy To Live Neutra-Cleanse is highly recommended. Not only does it help you to have normal and regular bowel movements, but it also replaces the friendly bacteria in your bowel that were naturally there at birth, which help digest your food and control the overgrowth of Candida. 

You also need to support the liver as it is the major organ that defends against disease and a healthy liver can quickly clean out the millions of dead Candida bodies as well as their excrement. Joy To Live Fulvia is the product I always recommend for liver support. 

 

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Calcium

Experts say excessive calcium intake may be unwise in light of recent studies showing that high amounts of the mineral may increase risk of prostate cancer. “There is reasonable evidence to suggest that calcium may play an important role in the development of prostate cancer,” says Dr. Carmen Rodriguez, senior epidemiologist in the epidemiology and surveillance research department of the American Cancer Society (ACS). Rodriguez says that a 1998 Harvard School of Public Health study of 47,781 men found those consuming between 1,500 and 1,999 mg of calcium per day had about double the risk of being diagnosed with metastatic (cancer that has spread to other parts of the body) prostate cancer as those getting 500 mg per day or less. And those taking in 2,000 mg or more had over four times the risk of developing metastatic prostate cancer as those taking in less than 500 mg.

Later in 1998, Harvard researchers published a study of dairy product intake among 526 men diagnosed with prostate cancer and 536 similar men not diagnosed with the disease. They found a 50% increase in prostate cancer risk and a near doubling of risk of metastatic prostate cancer among men consuming high amounts of dairy products, likely due, say the researchers, to the high total amount of calcium in such a diet. The most recent Harvard study on the topic, published in October 2001, looked at dairy product intake among 20,885 men and found men consuming the most dairy products had about 32% higher risk of developing prostate cancer than those consuming the least.

The adverse effects of excessive calcium intake may include high blood calcium levels, kidney stone formation and kidney complications. Elevated calcium levels are also associated with arthritic/joint and vascular degeneration, calcification of soft tissue, hypertension and stroke, increase in VLDL triglycerides, gastrointestinal disturbances, mood and depressive disorders, chronic fatigue, and general mineral imbalances including magnesium, zinc, iron and phosphorus. High calcium levels interfere with Vitamin D and subsequently inhibit the vitamin’s cancer protective effect unless extra amounts of Vitamin D are supplemented.

Magnesium is the mineral of rejuvenation and prevents the calcification of our organs and tissues that is characteristic of the old-age related degeneration of our body. Calcium and magnesium are opposites in their effects on our body structure. As a general rule, the more rigid and inflexible our body structure is, the less calcium and the more magnesium we need.

Recommendations of magnesium to calciumratios range from 1:2 to 1:1. For those interested in preventing cancer one should look closely at the 3:1 ratio and during the first six months of cancer treatment, one should be looking at ten parts magnesium to one part calcium. In reality one need not even count the ratio during the first months for the only real danger of extremely high magnesium levels comes with patients suffering from kidney failure. If one is at all concerned about their calcium intake one should eat foods high in both calcium and magnesium like toasted sesame seeds.

Doctors who have used intravenous magnesium treatments know the benefits of peaking magnesium levels, even if only temporarily. For the cancer patient the transdermal approach combined with oral use offers the opportunity to take magnesium levels up strongly and quickly. For emergency situations three applications a day, for urgent two treatments would be indicated though one strong treatment with an ounce of a natural magnesium chloride solution spread all over the body like a sun screen is a powerful systemic treatment.


Up to 30% of the energy of cells is used to pump calcium out of the cells.


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Canker Sores

Canker sores have a myriad of causes. Too much acid in the mouth is the number one cause. Stomach acid, too many sugars, and bacterial or viral infections destroy the tissue in the mouth.

Ionic Silver can help improve the issues quickly. Twice daily, hold one ounce of Ionic Silver liquid in your mouth for six minutes and then drink it. Ionic Silver can also be applied topically to the wound several times throughout the day.

If the canker sore is a result of the herpes virus, the sooner you get Ionic Silver directly on the wound, the sooner you can stop the virus from replicating and getting worse. You should expect the wound to improve twice as fast with Ionic Silver applied to the canker sore than if it were to run its course normally.

Brushing up on canker sores:

In one study, 10 people with recurrent canker sores were given two different toothpastes to use, for three months each. One contained 1.2 percent sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) and the other was SLS-free. Otherwise, the toothpastes were identical. When researchers compared participants in the study, they found that the group using the SLS-free paste had 64 percent fewer canker sores than the other group.

The problem is, virtually all of the popular brands of toothpaste contain SLS. However, there are some lesser-known brands sold in health food stores that are free of this toxic compound.

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Cardiovascular Disease / Heart Disease

Cardiovascular disease affects the heart, veins, arteries, and the circulation of blood and nutrients throughout the body. It is estimated that as much as 80 percent of all cardiovascular disease has its origin as a bacterial infection that originates in the mouth.

Cardiovascular disease can come from a bacterial infection like strep throat or a staph infection. By rinsing the mouth with Ionic Silver liquid, you can kill the bacteria in the gums that lead to cardiovascular disease. This will also kill the bacteria that cause gum disease and bad breath.

Kidney disease includes conditions that decrease their ability to remove toxins and keep you healthy. Wastes, which can make you sick, will then build to high levels in your blood, causing the overgrowth of bacteria. If not treated, you may develop complications like high blood pressure, anemia (low blood count), weak bones, poor nutritional health and nerve damage. Also, kidney disease increases your risk of having heart and blood vessel disease. (See Kidneys)

People who are inactive are more likely to gain weight because they don’t burn up the calories that they take in from food and drinks. An inactive lifestyle also raises your risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, colon cancer, and other health problems.

Vitamins, minerals and herbs found in Fulvia and Affinity, and Omegas 3,6 and 9 and CoQ10 found in Elixer Blast reduce the risk of heart attack and support a healthy heart and circulatory system, and may also reduce hardening of the arteries. Keeping the bowel cleansed of toxins is also important and Neutra Cleanse was designed to support a clean and healthy colon.

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Castor Oil

Garlic Chunks can absorb poisons that the liver otherwise would not process well. Meanwhile, we can also treat the liver and one thing that works outstandingly well in tandem with garlic chunks is castor oil.

 

Lie on your left side and rub castor oil into your liver, which is on your right side under the lower edge of the rib cage from side to sternum. Rub about a teaspoon of the oil in very well for several minutes while relaxing as well as you can. For extra benefit, you can then use either Professor Cayenne’s Deep Heating balm from Dr. Christopher Original Formulas, or Deep Tissue Ointment from Dr. Richard Shulze, on top of the castor oil. This heats it and stimulates its passage into the liver. Doing this at night, you should always experience some improvement by morning.

 

Castor oil is worth two chapters by itself, but it will purge tissue, improve electrical activity in the tissues, drain lymph, carry out poisons, cathart otherwise stagnant tissue and more. It is a wonder oil that dissolves all cysts, tumors and scar tissues. Furthermore, it is very inexpensive, easy to get and safe to use. Every household should have some and every condition should be considered as a candidate for castor oil treatments of some kind.

 

Castor oil will purge the liver while the garlic will absorb the toxins, kill infection and parasites and bring oxygen in where there has been a shortage due to toxicity. It is a dynamic duo that will always yield results. (See also Liver Cleanse)

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Cataracts

Cataract is the world’s leading cause of blindness, with around 18 million people blind as a result. Although cataract is found all over the world, getting treatment for it is much more difficult in developing countries, and it affects children as well as adults. Many people are needlessly blind from cataract because they don’t know that it can be cured.

The lens is made mostly of water and protein. Specific proteins within the lens are responsible for maintaining its clarity. Over many years, the structures of these lens proteins are altered by free radicals, ultimately leading to a gradual clouding of the lens.

Fulvia is the most powerful free radical scavenger and should be used by everyone wanting to prevent free radical damage to the protein in the lens.

A study conducted on rat eye lenses in 2009 indicates that the dietary supplement carnosine may help to prevent, or even treat cataracts.

Cataracts, a clouding of the lens of the eye, is one of the leading causes of vision loss around the world, and can only currently be treated by surgery to replace the eye lens.

According to the American Chemical Society journal Biochemistry, researches said that tissue culture experiments demonstrated that carnosine could help prevent cloudiness on eye lenses, and could also restore clarity to clouded lenses.

Cataracts develop when the main structural protein in the lens, alpha-crystallin, forms abnormal clumps. The clumps make the lens cloudy and impair vision. Previous studies hinted that carnosine may help block the formation of these clumps.

Years ago, I read an article about cataracts, but in looking back through my notes was unable to find it. Although I can’t currently verify the information, it makes perfect sense and therefore I will share it the best I can from memory.

The article said that there is a microscopic single-celled microorganism that gets into the eye and lives on the surface of the lens. It produces a calcium shell around itself (perhaps a form of excrement) that it attaches to the lens of the eye. This creates a very gradual and in the beginning, a microscopic buildup of calcium that eventually results in a visible cloudy film over the lens.

If this is true, then it would make sense to periodically spray Ionic Silver into the eyes to kill the bacteria that may be producing thin layers of calcium over the lens. It would also make sense to take Fulvia, as it is a powerful solvent of calcium and other unwanted minerals and it reaches the most extreme parts of the body after being ingested.

I frequently spray silver directly into my eyes. The lens of my eyes now appears to be clearer and I have no sign of cataracts being formed. I also see a reduction in scar tissue in the corner of one of my eyes from a previous eye injury and there is also a noticeable reduction in the red spider veins in the whites of my eyes.

Of course, I am also taking Fulvia daily, which I feel certain is a contributing factor.

My eyes had gotten to a point that they were drying out at night and the eyeballs were sticking to the eyelids preventing me from going into the deep Rem Cycle sleep. As my eyes would start to move rapidly back and forth, they were stuck to my eyelids, which prevented them from doing so and invariably woke me up because it was painful. Probably for the same reason, I had a lot of burning in my eyes during the day and my vision had deteriorated considerably over the previous three years.

When I first started on Fulvia, I had some detox reactions, especially when I took it on an empty stomach. One time, I even vomited after taking it. For that reason, I now tell people to start out slowly and take it with meals.

However, understanding that this was a result of detox, I persisted and quickly worked my way up to 9 capsules a day, for about a period of one week, after which I reduced my dosage. (I am not recommending this; I am only sharing my experience)

Within three weeks of starting on Fulvia, all of my eye symptoms were gone and my vision had improved noticeably. My vision is now clear and I no longer need glasses, my joints are flexible, I am pain free, I have plenty of energy, I sleep like a baby, my fingernails are strong and smooth and my hair now grows quickly and is regaining its natural color, and I also recently noticed that my legs are now free from spider veins.

Note: The lens of the eye is particularly sensitive to intense heat, and exposure to high levels of microwaves can also cause cataracts.

Elixir Blast can help reduce the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of cataracts. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

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Cause of Disease

Two-time Nobel Prize-winning doctor, Otto Warburg, shocked the world when he revealed that most disease is caused by insufficient levels of oxygen in the body. In fact, his studies showed that if you deprive a cell 35% of its required levels of oxygen for 48 hours, the cell is likely to become cancerous.

That's why cancer is so widespread in our modern society -- because most people suffer from oxygen deprivation. What most people don't know is that lack of oxygen is not only the underlying cause of cancer but is also the cause of most diseases from AIDS to yeast infections.

Curing cancer and other diseases, then, is just a matter of getting rid of the cause of the disease. It's as simple as that! But it's human nature to complicate the solution, and turn the simple into something complex.

Current medical research, for instance, is focused on the wrong causes of disease. Some claim that viruses, microbes, germs or harmful bacteria are the cause of cancer and other diseases. Others say it's the toxins in the food we eat, the air we breathe and the substances we consume. And still others say it's our genes or stress that causes us to acquire disease.

All of these factors characterize or accompany diseases and ultimately bring about a condition in the body (oxygen deficiency) that, in turn, causes disease. Lack of minerals gives rise to acid in the body. Acidity in the body reduces oxygen levels on a logarithmic scale and gives rise to parasites and microorganisms, which in turn reduce oxygen levels even more.

Clearly, the primary physical cause of all diseases is linked in one way or another to oxygen deficiency and when the human body is supplied with abundant amounts of oxygen, all cancer cells, viruses, harmful bacteria, pathogens and disease microorganisms are killed because they cannot survive in a high-oxygen environment. Many toxins will also be burned up in a highly oxygenated body.

However, decreasing toxicity and increasing mineral levels is a major part of increasing oxygen levels in the body.

One out of every 3 adults in America already has cancer, but most of them don't know it yet because the cancer is undiagnosed and undetected. According to the American Cancer Society, there's a 41% probability that a person will develop cancer in his or her lifetime and most will die from it. Every human being has cancer cells existing in the body, which are just seeking a low-oxygen environment where they can multiply into the full-blown disease.

Since an oxygen-rich body is uninhabitable by disease, then the solution for eradicating disease seems simple enough, doesn't it? Just supply the body with an abundant supply of oxygen, right?

Wrong! It's actually not as simple as that and here's why. Oxygen Cannot Cure Disease Unless It's Delivered to the Cells and Tissues of the Body.

Most humans are NOT able to get proper amounts of oxygen in their cells and tissues due partly to poor air quality, poor breathing habits and oxygen-depleting activities. Minerals are necessary to deliver oxygen to the cells and tissues and most people lack the necessary minerals.

In order for oxygen to eradicate disease, it must be delivered not just to the lungs and bloodstream, but also to the cells and tissues of the body. That's why other oxygen-based therapies such as oxygenated water and even pure oxygen delivered through a mask are not always effective in treating disease. While they may supply the body with oxygen, they lack the minerals that break the oxygen free from the hemoglobin molecule, which means the oxygen is not delivered to the cells and tissues. Such oxygen-based therapies, therefore, are seldom effective in preventing and curing disease.

Taking just 5-minutes a day to practice proper breathing exercises, combined with some simple physical exercise is going to put more oxygen in your blood than a treatment in a hyperbaric chamber. (See Breathing Exercises)

Taking Fulvia every day is going to increase oxygen and hemoglobin dissociation, thereby maximizing the delivery of oxygen from the blood to the cells.

A change in dietary intake of acid foods and drinks will also help and is highly recommended for anyone suffering from one of the major diseases.

This may be "the world's greatest healing miracle of all time," and is the only one that really gets to the cause of all diseases – too much acid – not enough minerals and not enough oxygen.

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Cavities

Teeth are susceptible to cavities. Though the enamel is very hard, sugar and bacteria have the ability to eat away the enamel and cause cavities.

Rinsing your mouth with Ionic Silver regularly will kill cavity-causing bacteria. Rinse your mouth for six minutes with one ounce of liquid silver two times daily. Then swallow two teaspoons to benefit your entire body. Coenzyme Q10 found in Joy To Live Elixer Blast and Aerobia will also help improve gum health.

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Cell Phones / WIFI

ElectromagneticHealth.org founder Camilla Rees presented an overview of an emerging public health issue -- excessive exposures to microwave radiation from wireless technologies.

Illnesses linked to electromagnetic radiation exposure include many cancers, neurological conditions, ADD, sleep disorders, depression, autism, behavioral problem, cognitive problems, cardiovascular irregularities, hormone disruption, immune system disorders, metabolism changes, stress, fertility impairment, increased blood brain barrier permeability, mineral disruption, DNA damage and much, much more.

Dr. Magda Havas, Associate Professor at Trent University in Canada, and an expert in electromagnetic fields of many kinds, examined some of the harmful effects associated with cell phones, and noted how similar they are to cigarettes in many ways.

A comparison of cell phone use, which continues its meteoric rise and cigarette smoking, is illustrative. Just a few of the similarities between the two habits include:

Manufacturers and industry leaders either hide or debunk unfavorable study results and continue to promote their products despite awareness of the significant dangers to public health.

Government conflict of interest created by lobbies for both industries and revenues collected from use taxes.

Expensive, effective marketing campaigns aimed at every segment of society, including children.

Massive amounts of scientific data proving beyond a shadow of a doubt the direct link between these products and life-threatening damage to the human body.

The primary distinction between cell phone use and cigarettes is that smoking has been around long enough to confirm it can indeed be a fatal habit. According to a 2008 World Health Organization (WHO) report, it says that tobacco use kills 5 million people a year worldwide, and is a risk factor in six of the eight leading causes of death.

The evidence of health problems from cell phone usage continues to pour in. These are just a few recent examples of study data linking electromagnetic radiation and cell phone use to a stunning array of serious health concerns:

At a recent Senate Committee hearing, witnesses testified that cell phone use has been linked to salivary gland tumors.

Wearing a cell phone on your hip – either on your belt or in a pocket has been linked to decreased bone density in the pelvic region. All the other vital organs located in your pelvic region – your liver, kidney, bladder, colon and reproductive organs are also susceptible to radiation damage.

Proximity to cell phone towers causes an increase in the symptoms of electromagnetic hypersensitivity, including fatigue, sleep disturbances, visual and auditory disturbances, and cardiovascular effects, just to name a few.

Cell Phones and Brain Cancer:

Thanks to a multimillion-dollar research study funded by none other than the Cellular Telephone Industry Association (CTIA), which certainly didn’t set out to uncover these results, we now have proof of:

Significant increase in brain tumors at the brain’s outer edge, on whichever side the cell phone was held most often.

A 60 percent greater chance of acoustic neuromas, a tumor affecting the nerve that controls hearing, among people who had used cell phones for six years or more.

A higher rate of brain cancer deaths among handheld mobile phone users than among car phone users.

In addition to this research, a review of 11 long-term epidemiologic studies published in the journal Surgical Neurology revealed that using a cell phone for 10 or more years approximately doubles the risk of being diagnosed with a brain tumor on the same side of the head where the cell phone is typically held.

Australia has seen an increase in pediatric brain cancers of 21 percent in just one decade. This is consistent with studies showing a 40 percent brain tumor increase across the board over the last 20 years.

Brain cancer has now surpassed leukemia as the number one cancer killer in children.

Other health hazards are linked to cell phone use. In addition to the widespread concern about brain cancer, scientists have found that information-carrying radio waves transmitted by cell phones and other wireless devices can:

Harm your blood cells and cause cellular changes

Damage your DNA

Cause nerve-cell damage

Damage your eyes

Cause sleep disruptions, fatigue and headaches

Possibly accelerate and contribute to onset of autism, and trigger Alzheimer’s disease (You may have read the recent spin that cell phone use can cure Alzheimer’s, but you should know that study involved exposures that were nothing like a cell phone exposure, even though the publicity suggested otherwise.)

Steps You Can Take to Protect Yourself and Your Family

While you can’t completely avoid radiation in today’s wireless world, if you’re ready to give up your cell phone, you can virtually eliminate that one hazard, at least.

If you’re not prepared to take that step, you can minimize exposure by heeding the following advice:

Children Should Never Use Cell Phones: Barring a life-threatening emergency, children should not use a cell phone, or a wireless device of any type. Children are far more vulnerable to cell phone radiation than adults, because of their thinner skull bones.

In Dr. Havas’ YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4uz2TUcwnI you will see three images of cell phone radiation penetrating the skulls of an adult, a child of 10, and a five year-old from the research of Dr. Om Ghandi of the University of Utah. Those depictions are a graphic representation of just how deeply into your child’s brain cell phone radiation can reach.

Reduce Your Cell Phone Use: Turn your cell phone off more often. Reserve it for emergencies or important matters. As long as your cell phone is on, it emits radiation intermittently, even when you are not actually making a call.

Use a Land Line at Home and at Work: Although more and more people are switching to using cell phones as their exclusive phone contact, it is a dangerous trend and you can choose to opt out of the madness.

Reduce or Eliminate Your Use of Other Wireless Devices: You would be wise to cut down your use of these devices. Just as with cell phones, it is important to ask yourself whether or not you really need to use them every single time.

If you must use a portable home phone, use the older kind that operates at 900 MHz. They are no safer during calls, but at least many of them do not broadcast constantly even when no call is being made. Note the only way to truly be sure if there is an exposure from your cordless phone is to measure with an electro smog meter, and it must be one that goes up to the frequency of your portable phone, so old meters won’t help much.

See meters at www.emfsafetystore.com. You can pretty much be sure your portable phone is a problem if the technology is DECT, or digitally enhanced cordless technology.

Use Your Cell Phone Only Where Reception is Good: The weaker the reception, the more power your phone must use to transmit, and the more power it uses, the more radiation it emits, and the deeper the dangerous radio waves penetrate into your body. Ideally, you should only use your phone with full bars and good reception.

Also seek to avoid carrying your phone on your body as that merely maximizes any potential exposure. Ideally put it in your purse or carrying bag.

Don’t assume that one brand is safer than another. There’s no such thing as a “safe” cell phone.

Keep your cell phone away from your body when it is turned on. The most dangerous place to be, in terms of radiation exposure, is within about six inches of the emitting antenna. You do not want any part of your body within that area.

Use safer headset technology. Wired headsets will certainly allow you to keep the cell phone farther away from your body, however, if a wired headset is not well-shielded and most of them are not, the wire itself acts as an antenna attracting ambient information carrying radio waves and transmitting radiation directly to your brain.

Make sure that the wire used to transmit the signal to your ear is shielded.

The best kind of headset to use is a combination shielded wire and air-tube headset. These operate like a stethoscope, transmitting the information to your head as an actual sound wave; although there are wires that still must be shielded, there is no wire that goes all the way up to your head.

Media reports from around the world are catching on to the similarities between tobacco and cell phones, including this cleverly titled article from China Daily, "Mobile-boro Man, Is His Second Addiction a Cancer Cell Phone?"

Camilla Rees, founder of ElectromagneticHealth.org, also recently interviewed investigative journalist and GQ author Chris Ketcham about an article he wrote titled, “Warning: Your Cell Phone May Be Hazardous to your Health.”

Ketcham’s article contains some disturbing insights into government and industry efforts to squash research into the health hazards of electromagnetic fields. One study Ketcham cites was done 35 years ago and thanks to our Pentagon, never saw the light of day.

Louis Slesin, Editor of Microwave News, offers this revealing but troubling response: “Much of the comfort in our modern life relies on not caring, on refusing to recognize the dangers of microwave radiation.”

In his article, Ketcham poses the obvious question, “The evidence is starting to pour in, and it’s not pretty. So why isn’t anyone in America doing anything about it?”

We can’t look to either the government or the telecom industry to do the right thing, although it is true we are seeing signs of hope, in Maine, with Rep. Andrea Boland’s proposed Children’s Wireless Protection Act, and in San Francisco, where Mayor Gavin Newsom introduced consumer right-to-know legislation that will require cell phone retailers to post cell phone radiation levels at point of sale.

It is up to you to learn how to sensibly protect yourself in high EMF environments. The Web site ElectromagneticHealth.org also offers ten free audio interviews with some of the world’s leading experts in the field of EMF.

There’s no doubt in my mind that if our society keeps ignoring this issue, we will pay a very steep price in declining health over the coming generations.

It’s time to care, and it’s time to take a stand. You can help to spread the word about the dangers of cell phones and electromagnetic radiation by sharing this website.

For your own protection, Fulvia should be taken daily to help neutralize the effects of radiation along with eating a lot of green leafy organic vegetables. Cilantro is especially good to help detoxify the cells.

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Center of the Bible

Psalms 117 is the shortest chapter in the Bible.

Psalms 119 is the longest chapter in the Bible.

Psalms 118 is the center of the Bible.

There are 594 chapters before Psalms 118.

There are 594 chapters after Psalms 118.

These numbers added together equal 1188.

The center verse in the Bible is Psalms 118:8

“It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.”

Does this verse say something significant about God's perfect will for our lives?

Asking, “Lord, what will thou have me do?” and then doing it, is God’s definition of perfection. (See Perfection)

The next time you want to center your will in the will of God, just go to the center of his word and ask, “Lord, what will thou have me do?”

Psalms 118:8 - Isn't it odd how this worked out - or was God in the center of it?

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Chafing

Chafing occurs when skin rubs against skin or when another piece of clothing rubs against skin. The skin becomes reddened, a rash forms, and bleeding may occur. When applied to affected areas, Ionic Silver will speed improvement and reduce pain.

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Checking In Today

A minister passing through his church in the middle of the day,

Decided to pause by the altar and see who had come to pray.

Just then the back door opened, a man came down the aisle.

The minister frowned as he saw - the man hadn't shaved in a while.

His shirt was kind of shabby and his coat was worn and frayed.

The man knelt awhile and bowed his head, then rose and walked away.

Like clockwork in the days that came, each noon showed up this chap,

Each time he knelt just for a moment, a lunch pail in his lap.

Well, the minister's suspicions grew, with robbery his main fear,

He decided to stop the man and ask, "What are you doing here?"

The old man worked down the road; lunchtime was half an hour.

This also was his prayer time, for finding strength and power.

"I can’t stay long cause I have to walk and the factory’s far away;

And as I kneel here praying, this is what I say:

"I just came again to tell you Lord, how happy I have been,

Since we found each other’s friendship and you took away my sin.

Don’t know exactly how to pray, but I think about you every day.

So Jesus, this is your friend Jim, checking in again today."

The minister feeling foolish told Jim that that was fine.

Said he was welcome in his church, to come and pray anytime.

Jim smiled and said "See you tomorrow" as he hurried to the door.

The minister then knelt at the altar, like he'd never done before.

His cold heart melted, warmed with love, as he met with Jesus there.

His spirit soured on wings of a dove, as he repeated old Jim's prayer:

"I just came again to tell you Lord, how happy that I’ve been

Since we found each other’s friendship and you took away my sin.

I don’t know much of how to pray, but I think about you every day.

So Jesus, this is me Lord, just checking in today.”

Past noon one day, the minister noticed, that old Jim hadn't come.

As more days passed without him, he began to worry some.

At the factory, he inquired, and learned that Jim was ill.

The hospital staff was worried too, though he'd given them a thrill.

The week that Jim was with them, brought changes to the ward.

His smiles and a joy contagious; changed lives, were his reward.

The head nurse could not understand why this man was so glad?

No flowers, no calls nor cards came, not a visitor he had.

The minister stayed by his bedside, he voiced the same concern;

No friends had come to show they cared; he had nowhere to turn.

Looking surprised, old Jim spoke up, and with a winsome smile;

"The nurse is wrong, she couldn't know, that in here all the while,

Every day at noon my friend is here, a very dear friend, you see,

He sits right down and takes my hand, leans over and says to me:

“Just came again to tell you Jim, how happy I have been,

Since we found this friendship, and I took away your sin.

I always love to hear you pray; I think about you every day.

And so Jim, this is Jesus, checking in again today.”

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Chicken Pox

Because chicken pox is a virus, Ionic Silver can be very beneficial in neutralizing the problem. It can also help with the associated blistering and scarring. By applying within four hours of the first outbreak, Ionic Silver will help reduce the impact to the skin. Often the blisters will not completely arise and scarring will be lessened.

If you already have blisters, applying topically 1-4 times daily will help conditions improve quickly. In addition, you should drink two teaspoons of Ionic Silver twice daily. Chicken pox can return years later in the form of shingles. Taking internally can also help prevent shingles.

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Cholesterol

Cholesterol was not a problem until the discovery of the first statin drug. When it was discovered that statin drugs would reliably reduce cholesterol, then doctors were hired and reports were written to create a public scare about cholesterol.

“Reduction of cholesterol” through the use of these drugs is now proving to increase heart disease among other things.

The word "cholesterol" comes from the Greek word chole, meaning "bile", and the Greek word stereos, meaning "solid, stiff".

Cholesterol is a fat (lipid), which is produced by the liver and is crucial for normal body functioning. Cholesterol exists in the outer layer of every cell in our body and has many functions. It is a waxy steroid and is transported in the blood plasma of all animals. It is the main sterol synthesized by animals - small amounts are also synthesized in plants and fungi.

What are the functions of cholesterol?

Builds and maintains cell membranes (outer layer)

Prevents crystallization of hydrocarbons in the membrane

Essential for determining which molecules can pass into the cell and which cannot (cell membrane permeability)

Involved in the production of sex hormones (androgens and estrogens)

Essential for the production of hormones released by the adrenal glands (cortisol, corticosterone, aldosterone, and others)

Aids in the production of bile

Converts sunshine to vitamin D

Important for the metabolism of fat-soluble vitamins, including vitamins A, D, E, and K

Insulates nerve fibers

Cholesterol is carried in the blood by molecules called lipoproteins. A lipoprotein is any complex or compound containing both lipid (fat) and protein. The three main types are:

LDL (low density lipoprotein) - people often refer to it as bad cholesterol. LDL is not a problem for healthy people, however toxins in the blood create oxygen radicals that attack the walls of the blood vessels, essentially causing small holes in the blood vessel walls. LDL carries cholesterol from the liver to cells, which then attaches itself to the damaged blood vessels to keep blood from escaping, much like a patch on a punctured tire.

The more toxins- the more free radicals - the more damage, and the more buildup of cholesterol to patch the holes, which can eventually restrict blood-flow and cause arterial disease. LDL may “eventually” be the problem (blocking arteries), but it certainly didn’t cause the problem, neither will reduction of LDL levels solve the problem, any more than removing patches from a tire will fix a flat.

HDL (high density lipoprotein) is mostly referred to as good cholesterol. Experts say HDL prevents arterial disease. HDL does the opposite of LDL - HDL takes cholesterol away from the cells and back to the liver. In the liver it is either broken down or expelled from the body as waste.

Triglycerides are the chemical forms in which most fat exists in the body, as well as in food. They are present in blood plasma. Triglycerides, in association with cholesterol, form the plasma lipids (blood fat). Triglycerides in plasma originate either from fats in our food, or are made in the body from other energy sources, such as carbohydrates. Calories that we consume but which are not used immediately by our tissues are converted into triglycerides and stored in fat cells. When your body needs energy and there is no food, triglycerides will be released from fat cells and converted to energy.

What are normal cholesterol levels? The amount of cholesterol in human blood can vary from 64.8 mg/dl to 140.4 mg/dl. Any reading over 108 mg/dl is considered to be high and your doctor may prescribe statin drugs to bring it down.

Millions of Americans are on statins to lower cholesterol. But statins can have some serious side effects, including neuropathy, rhabdomyolysis, and memory loss.

It is always better to look to the cause of disease and underactive thyroid is a major cause of all diseases and even though blood tests may indicate that the thyroid is normal, eighty percent of Americans suffer from an underactive thyroid. (See Thyroid)

Most people who have “high” cholesterol are hypothyroid. Boosting the thyroid will almost always reduce cholesterol levels to that which is considered to be safe. It becomes obvious then to the observer that thyroid was at least partially responsible for the problem and should be the first place to look when levels are above normal.

Taking Fulvia, Affinity and Elixir Blast can greatly reduce the likelihood of LDL cholesterol. The reason may be three-fold:

They support healthy thyroid function

They neutralize free radicals that may damage arterial walls

They help remove harmful toxins that are the primary cause of free radicals

They provide minerals necessary to every organ, system and function of the body

Breathing exercises can also help normalize thyroid and reduce cholesterol levels. (See Breathing Exercises)

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Christmas Story

In September 1960, I woke up one morning with six hungry babies and just 75 cents in my pocket. Their father was gone. The boys ranged from three months to seven years; their sister was two.

Their Dad had never been much more than a presence they feared. Whenever they heard his tires crunch on the gravel driveway they would scramble to hide under their beds. He did manage to leave $15 a week to buy groceries. Now that he had decided to leave, there would be no more beatings, but no food either.

If there was a welfare system in effect in southern Indiana at that time, I certainly knew nothing about it. I scrubbed the kids until they looked brand new and then put on my best homemade dress, loaded them into the rusty old 51 Chevy and drove off to find a job. The seven of us went to every factory, store and restaurant in our small town. No luck.

The kids stayed crammed into the car and tried to be quiet while I tried to convince who ever would listen that I was willing to learn or do anything. I had to have a job; still no luck. The last place we went to, just a few miles out of town was an old Root Beer Barrel drive-in that had been converted into a truck stop. It was called the Big Wheel.

An old lady named Granny owned the place and she peeked out of the window from time to time at all those kids. She needed someone on the graveyard shift, 11 at night until seven in the morning. She paid 65 cents an hour, and I could start that night.

I raced home and called the teenager down the street that baby-sat for people. I bargained with her to come and sleep on my sofa for a dollar a night. She could arrive with her pajamas on and the kids would already be asleep. This seemed like a good arrangement to her, so we made a deal. That night when the little ones and I knelt to say our prayers, we all thanked God for finding Mommy a job. And so I started at the Big Wheel.

When I got home in the mornings I woke the baby-sitter up and sent her home with one dollar of my tip money-- fully half of what I averaged every night.

As the weeks went by, heating bills added a strain to my meager wage. The tires on the old Chevy had the consistency of penny balloons and began to leak. I had to fill them with air on the way to work and again every morning before I could go home.

One bleak fall morning, I dragged myself to the car to go home and found four tires in the back seat. New tires! There was no note, no nothing, and just those beautiful brand new tires. Had angels taken up residence in Indiana? I wondered. I made a deal with the local service station. In exchange for his mounting the new tires, I would clean up his office.

I remember it took me a lot longer to scrub his floor than it did for him to do the tires. I was now working six nights instead of five and it still wasn't enough. Christmas was coming and I knew there would be no money for toys for the kids. I found a can of red paint and started repairing and painting some old toys. Then I hid them in the basement so there would be something for Santa to deliver on Christmas morning.

Clothes were a worry too. I was sewing patches on top of patches on the boy’s pants and soon they would be too far gone to repair. On Christmas Eve the usual customers were drinking coffee in the Big Wheel. There were the truckers, Les, Frank, and Jim, and a state trooper named Joe.

A few musicians were hanging around after a gig at the Legion and were dropping nickels in the pinball machine. The regulars all just sat around and talked through the wee hours of the morning and then left to get home before the sun came up.

When it was time for me to go home at seven o'clock on Christmas morning, to my amazement, my old battered Chevy was filled to the top with boxes of all shapes and sizes.

I quickly opened the driver's side door, crawled inside and kneeled in the front facing the back seat. Reaching back, I pulled off the lid of the top box. Inside was a whole case of little blue jeans, sizes 2-10! I looked inside another box: It was full of shirts to go with the jeans.

Then I peeked inside some of the other boxes. There was candy and nuts and bananas and bags of groceries. There was an enormous ham for baking, and canned vegetables and potatoes. There was pudding and Jell-O and cookies, pie filling and flour. There was whole bag of laundry supplies and cleaning items. And there were five toy trucks and one beautiful little doll.

As I drove back through empty streets as the sun slowly rose on the most amazing Christmas Day of my life, I was sobbing with gratitude. And I will never forget the joy on the faces of my little ones that precious morning.

Yes, there were angels in Indiana that long-ago December. And they

all hung out at the Big Wheel truck stop....

I believe that many prayers are answered through angels.

I also believe that sometimes there is a shortage of angels.

I also believe that I can be one of those angels if I choose to.

Meister Eckhart said, "Compassion is the first outburst of everything God does."

You may be going through a tough time right now but if you do something nice that brightens another person’s life, your life will also be blessed!

What those angels did at the Big Wheel continues to bless lives each time someone reads this story.

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Chronic Fatigue

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is the most common name used to designate a debilitating health disorder generally accompanied by persistent fatigue not due to ongoing exertion and not substantially relieved by rest.

This disorder may also be referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), post-viral fatigue syndrome (PVFS), chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS), or several other terms.

Symptoms of CFS include post-exertional malaise; unrefreshing sleep; widespread muscle and joint pain; sore throat; headaches of a type not previously experienced; cognitive difficulties; chronic, often severe, mental and physical exhaustion, muscle weakness, increased sensitivity to light, sounds and smells, orthostatic intolerance, digestive disturbances, depression, and cardiac and respiratory problems.

CFS actually results from widespread acidic toxins throughout the entire body. These acids dissolve body tissues, which causes pain and does not allow the patient to get proper rest. Yeast is a common factor, mostly because yeast thrives in acidic environment.

Yeast and fungus inside your intestines can cause muscle pain and symptoms of chronic fatigue, depression and attention deficit disorder. It can also result in symptoms of fibromyalgia, headaches, lymph problems and autoimmune disorders, including lupus.

Yeast can also cause fruits and sugars to ferment in the intestines creating a neurotoxin and low dose alcohol toxicity. Yeast can move from the intestines and go into the brain. This can explain much of the mental fog and mental exhaustion.

By cleansing yeast out of the system, most CFS patients can control some of their symptoms. Drinking two tablespoons of Ionic Silver daily can destroy yeast. Ionic Silver can also be injected into the rectum or vagina using a syringe or douche bottle.

When large numbers of yeast colonies are killed rapidly, the cleanse may be accompanied by one to three weeks of flu-like symptoms until the dead yeast is washed out of the body. Drinking plenty of purified water can help remove toxins that are being released as a result of any kind of detoxification program.

Silver spray can be applied to sore muscles once or twice daily as needed for pain or aches. Fulvia and Affinity both help remove the toxins that cause CFS and supply lacking nutrition including vitamins, minerals and freeform amino acids, all known to help. Liver cleansing is also very helpful. (See Liver Cleanse)

Acidophilus found in Neutra-Cleanse supports a healthy intestinal flora, which is an important part of the body’s defense against the overgrowth of yeast and fungus.

Fulvia also has anti-fungal properties and the ability to help support proper pH in the body, a healthy balance of good bacteria and intestinal flora, all of which are a major factor in preventing an onslaught of yeast and fungus.

The herbs in Affinity are also recommended for anyone suffering from CFS.

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Cinnamon

The Power of Cinnamon:

Just half a teaspoon of cinnamon a day significantly reduces blood sugar levels in diabetics, a new study has found. The effect, which can be produced even by soaking a cinnamon stick in your tea, could also benefit millions of non-diabetics who have blood sugar problem but are unaware of it.

The active ingredient in cinnamon is a water-soluble polyphenol compound called MHCP. In test tube experiments, MHCP mimics insulin, activates its receptor, and works synergistically with insulin in cells.

Volunteers with Type 2 diabetes were given one, three or six grams of cinnamon powder a day, in capsules after meals.

All responded within weeks, with blood sugar levels that were on average 20 per cent lower than a control group. Some even achieved normal blood sugar levels. Tellingly, blood sugar started creeping up again after the diabetics stopped taking cinnamon.

Cinnamon also lowered levels of fats and "bad" cholesterol in the blood, which are also partly controlled by insulin. And in test tube experiments it neutralized free radicals, damaging chemicals, which are elevated in diabetics.

Cinnamon's essential oils also qualify it as an "anti-microbial" food, and cinnamon has been studied for its ability to help stop the growth of bacteria as well as fungi, including the commonly problematic yeast, Candida.

In a study, published in the August 2003 issue of the International Journal of Food Microbiology, the addition of just a few drops of cinnamon essential oil to approximately 3 ounces of carrot broth, which was then refrigerated, inhibited the growth of the food borne pathogenic Bacillus cereus for at least 60 days. When the broth was refrigerated without the addition of cinnamon oil, the pathogenic B. cereus flourished despite the cold temperature. In addition, researchers noted that the addition of cinnamon not only acted as an effective preservative but improved the flavor of the broth.

Chewing cinnamon flavored gum or just smelling cinnamon enhanced study participants' cognitive processing. Specifically, cinnamon improved participants' scores on attention related processes, virtual recognition memory, working memory, and visual-motor speed while working on a computer-based program.

Hint: simmer a few cinnamon sticks in water while your kids are doing their homework; this will serve as wonderful yet non-toxic air freshener for your home.

Cinnamon has also been valued in energy-based medical systems, such as Traditional Chinese Medicine, for its warming qualities. In these traditions, cinnamon has been used to provide relief when faced with the onset of a cold or flu, especially when mixed in a tea with some fresh ginger.

Cinnamon is the inner bark of a tropical evergreen tree. There are many different species, between 50 and 250, depending on which botanist you choose to believe. The two main varieties are Cinnamomum cassia and Cinnamomum zeylanicum. C. zeylanicum is also known as Ceylon cinnamon (the source of its Latin name, zeylanicum), or ‘true cinnamon’ which is a lighter color and possessing a sweeter, more delicate flavor than cassia. A native of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) the best cinnamon grows along the coastal strip near Colombo.

In ancient Egypt cinnamon was more precious than gold. This is not too surprising though, as in Egypt the abundance of gold made it a fairly common ornamental metal. Nero, emperor of Rome in the first century AD, burned a year’s supply of cinnamon on his wife’s funeral pyre — an extravagant gesture meant to signify the depth of his loss.

The demand for cinnamon was enough to launch a number of explorations in search of it. The Portuguese invaded Sri Lanka immediately after reaching India in 1536. The Sinhalese King paid the Portuguese tributes of 110,000 kilograms of cinnamon annually.

The Dutch captured Sri Lanka in 1636 and established a system of cultivation that exists to this day. In its wild state, trees grow high on stout trunks. Under cultivation, the shoots are continually cropped almost to ground level, resulting in a low bush, dense with thin leafy branches. From these, come the finest quills.

Cinnamon comes in ‘quills’, strips of bark rolled one in another. The pale brown to tan rolled strips are generally thin, the spongy outer bark having been scraped off. The best varieties are pale and parchment-like in appearance. True cinnamon is very similar to cassia, and in North America little distinction is given, though cassia tends to dominate the market. Cinnamon is also available ground, and can be distinguished from cassia by its lighter color and much finer powder.

Whole quills will keep their flavor indefinitely. Unfortunately it is difficult to grind so for many recipes the powdered variety will be preferred. Like other powdered spices cinnamon loses flavor quickly, so should be purchased in small quantities and kept away from light in airtight containers.

Cassia and cinnamon have similar culinary uses, but since it is more delicate, cinnamon is used more in dessert dishes. It is commonly used in cakes and other baked goods, milk and rice puddings, chocolate dishes and fruit desserts, particularly apples and pears.

The largest importer of Sri Lankan cinnamon is Mexico, where it is drunk with coffee and chocolate and brewed as a tea.

Medicinal Properties:

Recent studies have determined that consuming as little as one-half teaspoon of real cinnamon each day may reduce blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels by as much as 20% in Type II diabetes patients who are not taking insulin it is mildly carminative and used to treat nausea and flatulence. It is also used alone or in combination to treat diarrhea.

Chinese herbalists tell of older people, in their 70s and 80s, developing a cough accompanied by frequent spitting of whitish phlegm. A helpful remedy, they suggest, is chewing and swallowing a very small pinch of powdered cinnamon. This remedy can also help people with cold feet and hands, especially at night.

Germany's Commission E approves Cinnamon for appetite loss and indigestion. The primary chemical constituents of this herb include cinnamaldehyde, gum, tannin, mannitol, coumarins, and essential oils (aldehydes, eugenol, pinene).

Cinnamon is predominantly used as a carminative addition to herbal prescriptions. It is used in flatulent dyspepsia, dyspepsia with nausea, intestinal colic and digestive atony associated with cold & debilitated conditions. It relieves nausea and vomiting, and, because of its mild astringency, it is particularly useful in infantile diarrhea.

The cinnamaldehyde component is hypotensive and spasmolytic, and increases peripheral blood flow. The essential oil of this herb is a potent antibacterial, anti-fungal, and uterine stimulant. The various terpenoids found in the volatile oil are believed to account for Cinnamon’s medicinal effects. Test tube studies also show that Cinnamon can augment the action of insulin.

Cultivation:

Cinnamon is from a tropical evergreen tree of the laurel family growing up to 7m (56 ft) in its wild state. It has deeply-veined ovate leaves that are dark green on top, lighter green underneath. The bark is smooth and yellowish. Both the bark and leaves are aromatic. It has small yellowish-white flowers with a disagreeable odor that bear dark purple berries. It prefers a hot, wet tropical climate at a low altitude. Cultivated plantations grow trees as small bushes, no taller than 3 m (10 ft), as the stems are continually cut back to produce new stems for bark. The outer bark, cork and the pithy inner lining are scraped off and the remaining bark is left to dry completely, when it curls and rolls into quills. Several are rolled together to produce a compact final product, which is then cut into uniform lengths and graded according to thickness, aroma and appearance.

Other Names: Ceylon Cinnamon, True Cinnamon. (See Honey & Cinnamon)

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Clay Balls

A man was exploring caves by the Seashore. In one of the caves he found a canvas bag with a bunch of hardened clay balls. It was like someone had rolled clay balls and left them out in the sun to bake. They didn't look like much, but they intrigued the man, so he took the bag out of the cave with him. As he strolled along the beach, he would throw the clay balls one at a time out into the ocean as far as he could.

He thought little about it, until he dropped one of the clay balls and it cracked open on a rock. Inside was a beautiful, precious stone!

Excited, the man started breaking open the remaining clay balls. Each contained a similar treasure. He found thousands of dollars’ worth of jewels in the 20 or so clay balls he had left.

Then it struck him. He had been on the beach a long time. He had thrown maybe 50 or 60 of the clay balls with their hidden treasure into the ocean waves. Instead of thousands of dollars in treasure, he could have taken home tens of thousands, but he had just thrown it away!

It's like that with people. We look at someone, maybe even ourselves, and we see the external clay vessel. It doesn't look like much from the outside. It isn't always beautiful or sparkling, so we discount it.

We see that person as less important than someone more beautiful or stylish or well known or wealthy. But we have not taken the time to find the treasure hidden inside that person.

There is a treasure in each and every one of us. If we take the time to get to know that person, and if we ask God to show us that person the way He sees them, then the clay begins to peel away and the brilliant gem begins to shine forth.

May we not come to the end of our lives and find out that we have thrown away a fortune in friendships because the gems were hidden in bits of clay. May we see the people in our world as God sees them.

The people at Joy To Live are all gems; from owners Jerry and Debbie Ricks, to those in customer service, to those who fill the bottles and those who ship the products and take such good care of us in the field. Know that you are appreciated for all that you do!

And to all of our distributors; I am also blessed by the gems of friendship I have with you. Thank you for looking beyond my clay vessel.

Whenever you ask God to Guide your Footsteps, be willing to MOVE Your Feet.

Peace to all - Life to all – Love to all.

Joyful John Austin

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Coincidence

Beautiful story that makes you understand that things happen for a reason.

The brand new pastor and his wife, newly assigned to their first ministry, to reopen a church in suburban Brooklyn, arrived in early October excited about their opportunities.

When they saw their church, it was very run down and needed much work. They set a goal to have everything done in time to have their first service on Christmas Eve.

They worked hard, repairing pews, plastering walls, painting, etc., and on December 18th were ahead of schedule and just about finished.

On December 19th a terrible tempest - a driving rainstorm hit the area and lasted for two days. On the 21st, the pastor went over to the church.

His heart sank when he saw that the roof had leaked, causing a large area of plaster about 20 feet by 8 feet to fall off the front wall of the sanctuary just behind the pulpit, beginning about head high. The pastor cleaned up the mess on the floor, and not knowing what else to do but postpone the Christmas Eve service, headed home.

On the way he noticed that a local business was having a flea market type sale for charity so he stopped in. One of the items was a beautiful, handmade, ivory colored, crocheted tablecloth with exquisite work, fine colors and a Cross embroidered right in the center. It was just the right size to cover up the hole in the front wall. He bought it and headed back to the church.

By this time it had started to snow. An older woman running from the opposite direction was trying to catch the bus. She missed it, so the pastor invited her to wait in the warm church for the next bus 45 minutes later.

She sat in a pew and paid no attention to the pastor while he got a ladder, hangers, etc., to put up the tablecloth as a wall tapestry. The pastor could hardly believe how beautiful it looked and it covered up the entire problem area.

Then he noticed the woman walking down the center aisle. Her face was like a sheet. 'Pastor,' she asked, 'where did you get that tablecloth?'

The pastor explained.

The woman then asked him to check the lower right corner to see if the initials, EBG were crocheted into it there. They were. These were the initials of the woman, and she had made this tablecloth 35 years before, in Austria.

The woman could hardly believe it as the pastor told how he had just gotten the tablecloth. The woman explained that before the war she and her husband were well-to-do people in Austria.

When the Nazis came, she was forced to leave. Her husband was going to follow her the next week. He was captured, sent to prison and she never saw her husband or her home again.

The pastor wanted to give her the tablecloth; but she made the pastor keep it for the church.

The pastor insisted on driving her home that was the least he could do. She lived on the other side of Staten Island and was only in Brooklyn for the day for a housecleaning job.

What a wonderful service they had on Christmas Eve. The church was almost full. The music and the spirit were great. At the end of the service, the pastor and his wife greeted everyone at the door and many said that they would return.

One older man, whom the pastor recognized from the neighborhood continued to sit in one of the pews and stare, and the pastor wondered why he wasn’t leaving.

The man asked him where he got the tablecloth on the front wall because it was identical to one that his wife had made years ago when they lived in Austria before the war and how could there be two tablecloths so much alike.

He told the pastor how the Nazis came, how he forced his wife to flee for her safety and he was supposed to follow her, but he was arrested and put in a prison. He never saw his wife or his home again all the 35 years in between.

The pastor asked him if he would allow him to take him for a little ride. They drove to Staten Island and to the same house where the pastor had taken the woman three days earlier.

He helped the man climb the three flights of stairs to the woman's apartment, knocked on the door and he saw the greatest Christmas reunion he could ever imagine.

Who says God does not work in mysterious ways?

I have long since quit believing in circumstance. All things happen for a reason and when we take a closer look, we will generally a higher power that is working all things for our good.

True Story - submitted by Pastor Rob Reid.

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Colds

Colds are a virus. A cold gets in your nose and your sinuses and starts to duplicate there, producing a lot of mucus. Many will experience postnasal drip – mucus dripping down the back of the sinuses into the throat when they go to bed. The mucus contains a virus or bacteria. When it reaches the back of the throat, it causes swelling and inflammation and can even spread into the ears.

Taking one tablespoon of Ionic Silver three times daily, and spraying intranasally four or five times daily, will help reduce congestions and inflammation. Using Ionic Silver as a mouth rinse, eardrops, eye drops, nose drops, and throat spray can also be helpful as well.

Fulvia and Affinity have antiviral properties as well as supplying nutrients that support a strong immune system. If you are prone to frequent colds, you should also cleanse the colon using Neutra Cleanse.

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Cold Sores / Herpes

When the herpes virus infects the skin, we call it a canker sore or cold sore. If you use Ionic Silver within the first four hours of feeling the sore, it will not even erupt. However, if you don’t get it in the early phases, viral infection will duplicate and become much more difficult to control. This is why regular, preventative use is so important. (See Viruses)

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Colitis / Irritable Bowel Syndrome / Diverticulitis

Colitis is an inflamed colon. Irritated and swollen bowels, and alternating constipation and diarrhea characterize irritable bowel syndrome. Diverticulitis results from overstretched intestines that collect toxins –the toxins that should be passing out of the body start being absorbed and get into the bloodstream.

By taking two teaspoons twice daily, Ionic Silver will kill the yeast and bacteria that causes Colitis. You should expect to see some benefits within the first two days.

Fulvia, Neutra-Cleanse, Affinity and herbs like catsclaw and digestive enzymes can also help support a normal, healthy bowel.

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Colon Cleansing

The Key to Excellent Health: Cleansing the Colon ~ Dr. Anderson

It has always been an axiom of natural medicine that the digestive system is the foundation for good or bad health. Nothing has changed since the great natural healer Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, founder of the Battle Creek Sanitarium in Michigan, declared nearly a century ago that “90% of the diseases of civilization are due to improper functioning of the colon.”

In 1987, I developed a four-phase, four-week colon cleansing protocol using herbs, electrolytes, probiotics, and nutrients. Since then, an estimated 70,000 people have done the self-care colon cleanse.

The benefits of cleansing are numerous. One user stated: “The main improvements I have noticed are energy levels, vision, hair, skin, mental attitude, and ability to cope with stress situations—generally I’m a much happier and healthier person.”

Other benefits typically cited by users are cessation of menstrual pain, migraines, and joint pain, fewer colds, resolution of lifelong sinus congestion, skin problems, and breast cysts, weight loss, and improved concentration, among many others.

Consider the following cases from our patient files:

Lisa, 55, had suffered from a skin rash for 35 years. She had consulted numerous physicians but nothing had reversed this problem. When the intestines are clogged and toxic, and the liver, too, is overburdened, toxins start backing up into the skin for elimination from the body.

By the time Lisa completed the colon cleanse, 95% of her skin symptoms had disappeared. We find Lisa’s experience replicated often; cleansing the colon frequently yields softer, more beautiful skin, with long-standing blemishes removed permanently in many cases.

Traces of an earlier illness often remain in the intestines as potential seeds for a recurrence. While cleansing, it is not unusual to “retrace” or re-experience the symptoms of the former illness as these traces are purged from the body.

Lil, 42, who suffered from chronic bronchitis, could not exercise or even walk up stairs without wheezing. While cleansing, she had a ten-day fit of coughing and wheezing, then it abruptly stopped and never returned. By emptying her intestines of old, putrefied matter, Lil had purged her body of the seeds of her recurrent bronchitis.

Margot, 47, had been beset by intense hip pain for seven years, such that she needed a cane to walk. X rays showed that the cartilage was worn off the head of the femur (thigh bone connecting to the hip bone) and the nerves in that area were pinched. Margot had tried numerous alternative therapies but was still relatively crippled.

Margot reported that on the second day of the cleanse, 50% of her pain disappeared and she no longer needed her cane; on the third day, she was able to perform gentle stretching exercises; and over the next several months, Margot’s pain continued to diminish leading her to declare: “For the first time in seven years, I’m seeing the reversal of the downward spiral.”

What happens in a colon cleanse to produce these benefits?

Merely consider three facts about the intestines. First, if stretched out to their full length, the large and small intestines together would measure 25 feet long. Second, the total surface area in the intestines (made larger by myriad folds) capable of absorbing nutrients is the size of a tennis court.

Third, the intestines can store a vast amount of partially digested, putrefying matter, as well as drugs and other toxic chemicals for decades. Some intestines, when autopsied, have weighed up to 60 pounds and were distended to a diameter of 12 inches with only a pencil-thin channel through which the feces could move.

The size and weight was due to caked layers of encrusted mucus mixed with fecal matter, bizarrely resembling hardened blackish-green truck tire rubber or an old piece of dried rawhide. I call this mucoid plaque. This mucoid plaque, when it is removed during an intensive colon cleanse, often shows ropelike twists, striations, overlaps, folds and creases, the shape and appearance of the intestinal wall.

Mucoid plaque may vary considerably, depending on the chemical conditions in a person’s intestines. It may be hard and brittle; it may be firm and thick; tough, wet, and rubbery; soft, thick, and mucoid; or soft, transparent, and thin; it can range in color from light brown, black, or greenish-black to yellow or grey, and sometimes emits an intensely foul odor.

One person during the course of a month-long colon cleanse, passed a single length of mucoid plaque 15 feet long; another client excreted a total of 11 pounds of mucoid plaque during a cleanse. It is not unusual to pass a total of 35 to 45 feet of plaque, often in the last week. In our clinical experience of monitoring thousands of intensive colon cleansing programs over the last 14 years, most people pass a staggering amount of this strange substance.

I coined the term mucoid plaque, meaning a film of mucus, to describe the unhealthy accumulation of abnormal mucous matter on the walls of the intestines. Conventional medicine knows this as a layering of mucin or glycoproteins (made up of 20 amino acids and 50% carbohydrates) which are naturally and appropriately secreted by intestines as protection from acids and toxins.

Mucoid plaque however, is different from the mucosal lining (mucosa) of the gastrointestinal tract. The latter is a necessary buffer to the gastrointestinal wall, and acts as a lubricant for peristalsis. It is also responsible for the secretion of mucins which comprise mucoid plaque. The cells of the outermost layer of the mucosa (the epithelium) stay fresh and vital, renewing themselves every four to seven days.

It sounds paradoxical, but medical research indicates that mucoid plaque is a normal self-defense measure; natural protection from unnatural toxins.

Evidence indicates that mucoid plaque, with the possible exception of that found in the stomach, is unnatural to the healthy body and is found only after the body has moved away from perfect health and into a diseased state. The theory goes that if you were completely healthy, your system would produce no mucoid plaque because it wouldn’t need to.

When the body has been chronically subjected to, or put under attack, by drugs (such as aspirin or alcohol), unnatural refined salt, heavy metals (including dental mercury), toxic chemicals, parasites, harmful microbes and their toxins, and circulating immune complexes (immune cells locked onto undigested particles or foreign substances in the bloodstream), it produces mucoid plaque to protect itself.

The trouble is once the mucoid plaque is created, for whatever biologically important reason; it is not routinely excreted from the intestines. Instead it lodges in the numerous folds and crevices of this large organ and can remain there for a lifetime. Over time, the mucoid plaque grows thicker, firmer, and more widespread, colonizing as it were, the tennis court sized interior of the intestines. Old feces adhere to the plaque and are not removed during a normal bowel movement.

The plaque slows down intestinal action, both waste excretion and nutrient absorption. It can harbor pathogens, including bacteria and parasites, which actually hide underneath the plaque; it may block the normal outflow of lymph and mucin drainage. It binds toxins to itself and contributes to bowel toxicity, slowly emitting toxins into the bloodstream.

Finally, plaque creates a friendly environment for disease, in some cases for colon cancer and gastric carcinomas.

Gradually your immune system is weakened as the chronically toxic bowel environment destroys useful bacteria. Your liver becomes overburdened by the unprocessed intestinal toxins, and nerve meridian points in the intestines related to hundreds of other parts of the body are compromised.

A toxic bowel results in toxic blood and lymph, toxic organs and cells, and toxic function. The bowel “feeds” every organ, tissue, and cell in our bodies, so when the quality of feeding from the digestive system is contaminated and of poor quality, the cells and organs elsewhere in the body will be compromised and grow sluggish and inefficient.

So while mucoid plaque is “natural” in that the intestines produce it, it is unnatural in that the presence of a large amount of it indicates a high degree of intestinal ill health and when the intestines are ill, you will be ill.

Here is a concise review of the essential elements you need:

Assess your pH: This is a chemical measurement of your body’s acidity or alkalinity and, to a certain degree, your level of toxicity. The most accurate H test comes by testing first morning urine with pH test strips found at a health food store, chemical store or purchased online. When moistened, the paper will change color which correlates to a pH chart that comes with the litmus paper.

Reduce Your Eating: Generally, as you move further into the program you should eat less. This enables your body to focus on clearing out the toxins and old fecal matter without the distraction and energy output of digesting new foods. Each successive stage in the program involves stricter dietary controls and a higher intake of supplements and fresh juices with a correspondingly deeper cleansing.

Herbal Laxative: You need a formula to soften and break up toxic waste material while detoxifying cells. An herbal combination that works well for this (when mixed in the proper way) includes plantain, cascara sagrada, barberry, peppermint, sheep sorrel, fennel seed, ginger root, myrrh gum, red raspberry, rhubarb root, goldenseal, and lobelia. This herbal formula prepares the mucoid plaque for removal and neutralizes stored intestinal toxins such as pesticides, drugs, and heavy metals. It also helps cleanse the liver and other body tissues.

Herbal Nutrition: At the same time, you need to bolster your system’s ability to detoxify.

Fulvia and Neutra-Cleanse should be part of every detox program.

An effective herbal formula for cleansing and which is highly nutritive includes alfalfa, dandelion, shavegrass, chickweed, marshmallow root, yellowdock, rosehips, hawthorn, licorice root, Irish moss, kelp, and two digestive enzymes, amylase (digests carbohydrates) and cellulase (digests plant fiber).

Bentonite: Liquid clay derived from volcanic ash, bentonite taken orally is highly effective in absorbing toxins from the intestines and removing them from the body.

Psyllium Husk Powder: This fibrous bulking agent forms a gel when mixed with water. While the herbal laxative and nutritional formulas loosen the mucoid plaque, and bentonite pulls out and absorbs toxic debris, psyllium helps push the toxins and waste materials out of your body.


Probiotics: Your intestines need certain “friendly” bacteria (probiotics found in Neutra-Cleanse) to perform all of their functions, including the suppression and elimination of pathogenic microorganisms. Probiotics can also help restore alkalinity to an acidified intestinal tract thereby assuring that electrolytes will not be lost because of intestines overrun with acidic bacteria. A particularly helpful probiotic is Bifidobacterium infantis.

Electrolytes: Your body depends on the essential alkaline minerals potassium, sodium, calcium, and magnesium to remove toxic acids, maintain fluid balance in cells and the bloodstream, and control pH, hormone secretion, nerve conduction, and other functions. An effective way to deliver alkalinizing electrolytes is taking Fulvia daily and via dehydrated juice of beets, celery, and carrots, combined with goat milk whey concentrate, fig powder, and lecithin.

Antioxidants: As the intestines begin to purge themselves of old matter and mucoid plaque, large amounts of toxins and free radicals are released. It is prudent to take an antioxidant formula while doing the colon cleanse to help your system clean up these released toxins. The best antioxidant is Fulvia. Other good antioxidants include milk thistle, curcumin (from turmeric), Ginkgo biloba, grape seed extract, pine bark extract, vitamins C, E, and B6, bioflavonoids, lipoic acid, coenzyme Q10, zinc, and chromium; almost all of which are found in Fulvia, Elixir Blast and Affinity.

Dietary Changes: First, I generally encourage people to not eat meat in order to reduce acid-forming dietary input. Second, I suggest reducing grains, potatoes, yams, and sweet potatoes for 30 days after completing the colon cleanse. Third, I recommend a raw foods diet maintained whenever possible; ideally based on home-grown organic fruits and vegetables. A raw foods diet is rich in digestive enzymes and encourages the body to continue detoxifying.

Is there a connection between old emotions and colon cleansing?

Yes. You will find that in many cases, colon cleansing will purge old emotions and attitudes stored in the intestines.

Consider this case: Jessie, 20, was a vegan yet was bothered by digestive problems and candidiasis. Candidiasis, or the overgrowth of Candida albicansin the intestines is a condition often reversed by an intense colon cleanse. During the first two weeks of cleansing, Jessie began feeling better, but the turnaround came in week three. Jessie passed what looked like three white cotton balls (presumably Candida masses lodged in her colon), and thereafter had no more candidiasis symptoms.

In addition to her physical improvements, Jessie had an emotional benefit as well. She felt an increase in will power, clarity in her feelings, a new desire to be of service to others, and a release of long-held resentments.

These points highlight an important aspect of colon cleansing. Many people upon completion, feel energized, uplifted, and freed from old patterns, thoughts, feelings, and memories that have held them back. When a person is on a course of personal growth and wants to change their consciousness, but is stuck in old negative patterns of thinking and feeling, there is nothing that will get them unstuck and change them faster than a colon cleanse.

In my observation of many individuals doing the colon cleanse, a negative state of consciousness is often at the root of whatever physical problem they suffer from. Every thought or feeling we have has the potential of moving from the mind into the physical structure of the body where it can provoke illness. I estimate that about 70% of those doing the intensive colon cleanse will experience long-forgotten memories and buried emotions.

Often the memories and emotions surface into awareness with all their original charge and soon afterwards you pass a large section of mucoid plaque. As it passes out of your body, so go the emotions. In most cases, you won’t re-experience those particular emotional memories.

Here is what I think happens. It is as though you can magnetize proteins or undigested food left in the intestines with certain thoughts and feelings, like the hard drive of your computer. These proteins hold onto the feelings for as long as the proteins remain in the intestines, and the old emotions and thoughts continually radiate through the body and mind.

They remain, quite literally and tangibly, stuck in your body; somehow bound up with the mucoid plaque and contributing negatively to the personality and to the physical condition of the body. Both the individual’s biochemistry and psyche are continuously negatively affected by these residues of emotionally magnetized matter.

Let’s say you were 12 and had a traumatic or deeply embarrassing experience. At some level, every cell in your body was affected by the emotions of that event. It is conceivable that some intestinal matter imprinted by that experience remains in your intestines, wrapped inside mucoid plaque and bearing the memory of the original pain, even though you are now 48 and barely remember the episode.

The personality and one’s operating belief system are controlled mainly by a massive accumulation of past thoughts and feelings. To a large extent, intestinal matter helps hold these feelings in place. The colon cleanse, by purging the intestines of the mucoid plaque, flushes out this accumulation of old negative thoughts and feelings.

Reprinted from Dr. Anderson, founder of Arise & Shine Herbal Products, a company that produces the Cleanse Thyself Program a colon cleanse and full body detoxification system. Dr. Anderson is also the author of Cleanse and Purify Thyself , Books One and Two (Christobe Publishing, 1998). More information can be found on his website at www.cleanse.net

(See also Salt Flush and Enema)

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Communication

Importance of Saying What You Mean:

Wife texts husband on a cold winter’s morning:

"Windows frozen."

Husband texts back:

"Pour some luke warm water over it."

Wife texts back:

"Computer completely dead now."

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Congestion

Congestion – including nasal, lung, and upper respiratory – can stop you from breathing properly. Congestion leads to high production of mucus and can clog the nose, throat, sinuses, and lungs. If bacteria cause the congestion, it can last for months if the bacteria are not destroyed.

To remove congestion, spray Ionic Silver into your nose 1-4 times daily and drink two teaspoons of the liquid twice daily. Inhaling silver 30 minutes daily will help lung congestion.

Congestions can create a poor sleep pattern and lead to decreased immune function. A hot, steamy shower will help you clean out your sinuses; once the sinuses are clean, spray Ionic Silver high into the nostrils. Rinse your mouth with Ionic Silver as well, swallowing the solution when finished.

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Constipation

Constipation and Migraine headache or pain going down the neck can often be relieved by deep massage on the same side as the pain, about 4 inches above the ankle, right below the calf on the inside of the leg. When you find the right spot there will pain like a boil. Massage deeply for 9 minutes even though the patient will want to go through the roof. When the pain is gone in the leg, the headache will be gone also.

I performed this massage on my wife who was severely constipated. She wanted to kill me before it was done and a few minutes later, she filled the toilet bowl above the water line. She then thanked me for putting her in pain as the relief was more than the few minutes of agony she endured.

You may also find extremely sore points on the ankles, sides or bottom of the feet. These all relate to some blocked nerves in the body and even if you don’t have reflexology charts, by massaging these points, you will do your body a world of good.

Edgar Cayce says migraines are caused by toxic bowel. Many people have totally eliminated migraines and constipation by cleansing the bowel. See Colon Cleansing and Bentonite Clay.

A healthy bowel should move once for each meal that is consumed.

To understand constipation, it helps to know how the colon, or large intestine, works. As food moves through the colon, the colon absorbs water from the food while it forms waste products, or stool. Muscle contractions in the colon then push the stool toward the rectum. By the time stool reaches the rectum it is solid, because most of the water has been absorbed.

Constipation occurs when the colon absorbs too much water or if the colon's muscle contractions are slow or sluggish, causing the stool to move through the colon too slowly. As a result, stools can become hard and dry. Common causes of constipation are:

Not enough fiber in the diet

Dehydration - not enough liquids

Lack of physical activity (especially in the elderly)

Medications

Milk and dairy products

Changes in life or routine such as pregnancy, aging, and travel

Abuse of laxatives

Ignoring the urge to have a bowel movement

Not enough salt in the diet

Specific diseases or conditions, such as stroke (most common)

Problems with the colon and rectum

Problems with intestinal function (chronic idiopathic constipation)

Irritable bowel syndrome

Yeast and Bacteria

Not Enough Fiber in the Diet:

People who eat a high-fiber diet are less likely to become constipated. The most common causes of constipation are a diet low in fiber or a diet high in fats, such as cheese, eggs, and meats.

Fiber—both soluble and insoluble—is the part of fruits, vegetables, and grains that the body cannot digest. Soluble fiber dissolves easily in water and takes on a soft, gel-like texture in the intestines. Insoluble fiber passes through the intestines almost unchanged. The bulk and soft texture of fiber help prevent hard, dry stools that are difficult to pass.

Americans eat an average of 5 to 14 grams of fiber daily, which is short of the 20 to 35 grams recommended by the American Dietetic Association. Most people today eat too many refined and processed foods from which the natural fiber has been removed.

For sake of convenience people often choose foods that are quick to make or buy, such as fast foods, or prepared foods, both of which are usually low in fiber. High fiber foods are more difficult to chew causing many older people to eat soft foods that are processed and low in fiber.

Dehydration - Not Enough Liquids:

Many people report some relief from their constipation if they drink less soda drinks and drink more water and juices to help avoid dehydration. Liquids add fluid to the colon and bulk to stools, making bowel movements softer and easier to pass. People who have problems with constipation should drink no less that 8-12 glasses of pure water every day.

Drinks that contain caffeine, such as coffee and cola drinks will worsen one's symptoms by causing dehydration. Alcohol is another beverage that causes dehydration. It is important to drink fluids that hydrate the body, especially when consuming caffeine containing drinks or alcoholic beverages.

Studies show that in order to fully neutralize the effects of one glass of soda, you need to drink 32 glasses of water.

Lack of Physical Activity:

A lack of physical activity can lead to constipation. For example, constipation often occurs after an accident or during an illness when one must stay in bed and cannot exercise. Lack of physical activity is thought to be one of the reasons constipation is common in older people.

Medications: Many medications can cause constipation.

Pain medications (especially narcotics)

Antacids that contain aluminum and calcium

Blood pressure medications (calcium channel blockers)

Anti-Parkinson drugs

Antispasmodics

Antidepressants

Iron supplements

Diuretics

Anticonvulsants

Eating dried prunes is one of the best “natural” remedies for constipation. As my children were growing up, we kept a bag of prunes in the cupboard to remedy this problem any time it might arise, as prunes are safe for even babies.

Good diet and regularly using all of the Joy To Live products can help most people eliminate constipation and the need for laxatives. (See Diet)

Changes in Life or Routine:

During pregnancy, women may be constipated because of hormonal changes or because the uterus compresses the intestine. Aging may also affect bowel regularity, because a slower metabolism results in less intestinal activity and muscle tone. In addition, people often become constipated when traveling, because their normal diet and daily routine are disrupted.

Abuse of Laxatives:

Although people may feel relief when they use laxatives, typically they must increase the dose over time because the body grows dependent upon laxatives in order to have a bowel movement. As a result, laxatives may become habit-forming.

Ignoring the Urge to Have a Bowel Movement:

People who ignore the urge to have a bowel movement may eventually stop feeling the need to have one, which can lead to constipation. Some people delay having a bowel movement because they do not want to use toilets outside the home. Others ignore the urge because of emotional stress or because they are too busy. Children may postpone having a bowel movement because of stressful toilet training or because they do not want to interrupt their play.

Not enough salt in the diet:

Contrary to popular opinion, salt is necessary to health. Salt is Sodium Chloride and sodium is the water-regulating mineral. Because the human body is 70% or more water, it needs considerable sodium to help regulate all of the bodily fluids. One quick fix for constipation is to drink a rounded tsp. of salt in warm water first thing in the morning every day until you are back to having normal bowel movements. Don’t use regular table salt however. (See Salt)

Specific Diseases:

Diseases that cause constipation include neurological disorders, metabolic and endocrine disorders, and systemic conditions that affect organ systems. The following disorders can slow the movement of stool through the colon, rectum, or anus.

Neurological disorders

Multiple sclerosis

Parkinson's disease

Chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction

Stroke

Spinal cord injuries

Diabetes

Uremia

Hypocalcaemia

Hypothyroidism

Amyloidosis

Lupus

Scleroderma

Problems with the colon and rectum:

Intestinal obstruction, adhesions (scar tissue), diverticulitis, tumors, colorectal stricture, or cancer can compress, squeeze, or narrow the intestine and rectum and cause constipation.

Problems with Intestinal Function: The three types of constipation are idiopathic constipation, functional constipation and irritable bowel syndrome.

Idiopathic has an unknown origin and does not respond to standard treatment.

Functional constipation means that the bowel is healthy but not working properly. It is often the result of poor dietary habits and lifestyle. It occurs in both children and adults and is most common in women. Colonic inertia, delayed transit, and pelvic floor dysfunction are three types of functional constipation. Colonic inertia and delayed transit are caused by a decrease in muscle activity in the colon. These syndromes may affect the entire colon or may be confined to the lower, or sigmoid, colon.

Pelvic floor dysfunction is caused by a weakness of the muscles in the pelvis surrounding the anus and rectum. However, because this group of muscles is voluntarily controlled to some extent, biofeedback training is somewhat successful in retraining the muscles to function normally and improving the ability to have a bowel movement.

Functional constipation that stems from problems in the structure of the anus and rectum is known as anorectal dysfunction, or anismus. These abnormalities result in an inability to relax the rectal and anal muscles that allow stool to exit.

People with IBS having predominantly constipation also have pain and bloating as part of their symptoms.

The doctor may ask a patient to describe his or her constipation, including duration of symptoms, frequency of bowel movements, and consistency of stools, presence of blood in the stool, toilet habits and how often and where one has bowel movements. A record of eating habits, medication, and level of physical activity will also help the doctor determine the cause of constipation.

The clinical definition of constipation is having any two of the following symptoms for at least 12 weeks in the previous 12 months:

Straining during bowel movements

Lumpy or hard stool

Sensation of incomplete evacuation

Sensation of anorectal blockage/obstruction

Fewer than three bowel movements per week

Missing just one day without having a bowel movement however, is constipation. It is just a lesser degree than someone who may go three days or even a week without having one.

Yeast and Bacteria:

Crohn’s disease is an inflamed irritable bowel syndrome. One of the main symptoms is constipation. Bacteria, a virus, a parasite, or all three may cause it. By drinking four ounces of Ionic Silver the first day and two teaspoons of Ionic Silver per day thereafter, you can destroy all three potential causes of the symptoms. Silver is very good at destroying pathogens without further inflaming the bowel.

Underactive thyroid is another cause of constipation. Even though blood tests may indicate that the thyroid is normal, eighty percent of Americans suffer from an underactive thyroid.

Ionic Silver can help because often the thyroid is damaged by a viral or bacterial infection. Drinking two teaspoons twice daily and applying Ionic Silver topically to the throat will result in significant thyroid benefit.

Fulvia and Affinity also help turn on the thyroid gland nutritionally, which could then in turn relieve the symptoms of constipation.

Milk and dairy products:

Milk and dairy products and especially cheese are very constipating. Furthermore, everyone is allergic to them to one degree or another and if you suffer from constipation, they should be avoided altogether.

Bowels can have a lot of problems – from constipation and colitis to yeast and other infections and diarrhea. By taking two teaspoons twice daily, Ionic Silver can help destroy the bacteria and yeast that cause many of these problems. You should expect to see benefits within the first two days.

Neutra Cleanse has some of the best herbs that have been used successful to aid with constipation. It also has acidophilus which helps cleanse, heal and balance the growth of bacteria in the bowel.

Fulvia, Affinity and Neutra-Cleanse also help support a healthy intestinal tract, and normal and regular bowel movements.

Aerobia may aid in several gastrointestinal problems like ulcers and irregularity and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of constipation. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

Elixir Blast can help with digestion, which may also help with constipation.

See also Colon Cleansing, Enema, Salt Flush, and Bentonite Clay.

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COPD

Special breathing exercises have completely eradicated black lung and COPD in some people. (See Breathing Exercises)

The major cause of COPD is cigarette smoking. (See Smoking)

Also: (See Allergies / Asthma / Respiratory Conditions)

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Coughs

How to stop cough in 5 minutes:

I have used this method and it does seem to help. No side effects were found, but it does not get at the root of the problem.

ANYTHING is better than antibiotics. Even babies can benefit from this and the parents don't have to worry about the safety of their child.

Even persistent, heavy, deep coughing will stop in about five minutes and stay stopped for hours of relief. This is more effective in children than strong prescription cough medicines. In addition it is extremely soothing and comforting and they will sleep more soundly.

Treatment:

Put Vicks Vapor Rub generously on the bottom of the feet at bedtime and then cover with socks.

Colds are a virus. A cold gets in your nose and your sinuses and starts to duplicate there, producing a lot of mucus. Many will experience postnasal drip – mucus dripping down the back of the sinuses into the throat when they go to bed. The mucus contains a virus or bacteria. When it reaches the back of the throat, it causes swelling and inflammation and can even spread into the ears.

Taking one tablespoon of Ionic Silver three times daily, and spraying intranasally four or five times daily, will help reduce congestions and inflammation. Using Ionic Silver as a mouth rinse, eardrops, eye drops, nose drops, and throat spray can also be helpful as well.

Fulvia and Affinity have antiviral properties as well as supplying nutrients that support a strong immune system. If you are prone to frequent colds, you should also cleanse the colon using Neutra Cleanse.

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Crohn's Disease

Crohn’s disease is an inflamed irritable bowel syndrome. The main symptoms are abdominal pain, diarrhea (which may be bloody, although this may not be visible to the naked eye), constipation, vomiting, weight loss, or weight gain.

Although it is an infection, it is not clear if bacteria, a virus, a parasite, or all three cause it. By drinking four ounces of Ionic Silver the first day and two teaspoons of Ionic Silver per day thereafter, you can destroy all three potential causes of the symptoms. Crohn’s disease is considered to be an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks itself. I disagree, but either way, silver is very good at destroying pathogens without inflaming the immune system.

In addition to Ionic Silver liquid on a daily basis, you may want to consider adding acidophilus found in Neutra Cleanse and coenzyme Q10 found in Elixir Blast. Nutrients found in Fulvia and Affinity, are also noted for helping relieve crohn’s disease.

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Customer Service – True Story ~ Barbara Glanz

A few years ago, I was hired by a large supermarket chain to lead a customer service program to build customer loyalty.

During my speech I said, “Every one of you can make a difference and create memories for your customers that will motivate them to come back. Put your personal signature on the job. Think about something you can do for your customer to make them feel special; memories that will make them come back."

About a month after I had spoken, I received a call from a nineteen-year-old bagger named Johnny. He proudly informed me he was a Down Syndrome individual and told me his story.

"I liked what you talked about!" he said, "but at first I didn't think I could do anything special for our customers. After all, I'm just a bagger."

"Then I had an idea!" Johnny said. "Every night after work, I'd come home and find a thought for the day. If I can't find a saying I like, I just think one up" he added.

When Johnny had a good Thought for the Day, his dad helped him set it up on the computer and print multiple copies. Johnny cut out each quote and signed his name on the back. Then he'd bring them to work the next day.

"When I finish bagging someone's groceries, I put my thought for the day in their bag and say 'Thanks for shopping with us.'"

It touched me to think that this young man with a job most people would say is not important had made it important by creating precious memories for all of his customers.

A month later the store manager called me. "You won't believe what happened. When I was making my rounds today, I found Johnny's checkout line was three times longer than anyone else's! It went all the way down the frozen food aisle. So I quickly announced, 'We need more cashiers; get more lanes open!' As I tried to get people to change lanes, no one would move. They each said, 'No, it's okay; we want to be in Johnny's lane - we want his 'Thought for the Day.’"

The store manager continued, "It was a joy to watch Johnny delight the customers. I got a lump in my throat when one woman said 'I used to shop at your store once a week, but now I come in every time I go by, because I want to get Johnny's 'Thought for the Day.'"

A few months later, the manager called me again. "Johnny has transformed our store. Now when the floral department has a broken flower or unused corsage, they find an elderly woman or a little girl and pin it on them. Everyone is having a lot of fun creating memories. Our customers are talking about us - they're coming back, and bringing their friends."

A wonderful spirit of service spread throughout the entire store; all because Johnny chose to make a difference!

Johnny's idea wasn't nearly as innovative as it was loving. It came from the heart - it was genuine. That's what touched his customers, his peers and those who read this story.

When it comes to customer service, one person can make a difference and that person can be you. When we truly focus on our customer’s needs and show them that we care and do something a little extra to surprise them and delight them, they will be loyal customers for life. Great customer service comes from the inside out; from the heart. It’s your choice.

It doesn’t matter what your job is, how much change is going on around you, what your boss is doing, what your co-workers are doing, you can make a difference in every interaction you have. If Johnny can do it, there is no reason why each one of us can’t do it too.

Great service comes from the heart and so does joy to live!

Will you be a Johnny today?

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Cysts

Cysts are usually the result of bacteria that collects under the skin. It grows and produces puss or other kinds of toxins. Take two teaspoons of Ionic Silver twice daily and apply the Ionic Silver topically four or more times daily.

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Dementia

It's very rare that anyone in the medical mainstream is ever mad enough to break ranks and tell the world that pharmaceutical drugs are next to useless for treating disease.

After all, they'd risk losing their funding from the government and Big Pharma. They'd be dismissed as crackpots. Their professional reputations would be in tatters. It would be professional suicide!

Professor David Smith, emeritus professor of pharmacology at Oxford University and founding director of the Oxford Project, which studies the causes of dementia, confessed that the “billions” spent developing dementia drugs like Aricept is a waste of money, because they are ineffective and can even make the symptoms of dementia worse.

"A simple vitamin B tablet works better than Aricept in that it slows the progression of dementia rather than just treating the symptoms", said Professor Smith.

Affinity, Elixer Blast and Aerobia provide a complex of B vitamins along with a number of herbs and phytonutrients that are known to boost brain power, memory and help prevent the symptoms of dementia, and taking Fulvia at the same time will make certain that these vitamins and other nutrients are bioavailable and used by the body.

While we applaud Professor Smith for speaking out now, researchers at the Health sciences Institute reported two years ago that high dosage vitamin B; folic acid, vitamin B12 and vitamin B6 had been shown to slow the shrinkage of the brain by an average of 30 per cent a year in people with high serum levels of homocysteine (the amino acid which has been shown to increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's by three to four-fold). Also See Alzheimer’s.

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Dengue Fever

Dengue fever is an acute febrile disease found in the tropics and Africa. Four closely related viruses cause it. Ionic Silver can help when inhaled from a nebulizer 30 minutes daily and by drinking two teaspoons twice daily.

Unfortunately, Dengue fever can often get into parts of the body the silver has difficulty reaching. If this happens, increase the dosage to one teaspoon six times daily. If this doesn’t work after two days, drink one full ounce and then return to the original dosage.

Taking Fulvia and Affinity many also prove helpful.

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Depression

Depression is a serious medical illness that involves the brain. It's more than just a feeling of being "down in the dumps" or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 20 million people in the United States who have depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life.

Symptoms can include sadness, loss of interest or pleasure in activities you used to enjoy, change in weight, difficulty sleeping or oversleeping, energy loss, feelings of worthlessness, thoughts of death or suicide.

Depression is a disorder of the brain. There are a variety of causes, including genetic, environmental, psychological, and biochemical factors. Depression usually starts between the ages of 15 and 30, and is much more common in women. Women can also get postpartum depression after the birth of a baby. Some people get seasonal affective disorder in the winter from lack of sunlight and depression is one part of bipolar disorder.

Affinity and Fulvia are noted for their ability to help decrease anxiety and depression, uplift moods and give a happy feeling of well-being, and they work better when used together. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of depression. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

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Diabetes

We do not have to die from cancer nor do we have to wait to go blind or amputate our feet because of diabetic conditions. With cancer and diabetic rates going through the roof the time to start treating oneself for both conditions is right now. Prevention of cancer and diabetes could also be called life extension treatments for they go hand in hand; they are really one and the same so why wait till one receives the diagnosis?

Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas to control blood sugar. Too little insulin or resistance to insulin can cause diabetes.

To understand diabetes, it is important to first understand the normal process by which food is broken down and used by the body for energy. Several things happen when food is digested:

A sugar called glucose enters the bloodstream. Glucose is a source of fuel for the body. Insulin is needed to move glucose from the bloodstream into muscle, fat, and liver cells, where it can be used as fuel. An organ called the pancreas makes the necessary insulin.

People with diabetes have high blood sugar. This is because:

Their pancreas does not make enough insulin. Or

Their muscle, fat, and liver cells do not respond to insulin normally.

There are three major types of diabetes:

Type I diabetes is usually diagnosed in childhood. In this disease, the body makes little or no insulin. Daily injections of insulin are needed.

Failure of the pancreas to create insulin is usually two-fold. The pancreas is full of toxins, which prevents the pancreas from doing its job, or it lacks the necessary minerals required for insulin production.

Like a cut finger that gets infected, it cannot heal and a pancreas cannot do its job of making insulin when full of toxins. Like the same cut finger; once it is disinfected can heal with no problem, in like manner, a pancreas that is properly detoxified will normally start producing insulin once again. Fulvia is the most powerful natural detoxifier as well as the best source of the minerals that are necessary for healthy pancreas function.

If the pancreas is damaged beyond normal repair, as long as there is still one living pancreas cell, Fulvia may help repair the DNA of that cell, giving it the perfect blueprint, with which to create a new pancreas one cell at a time. As cells divide, each new pancreas cell will then produce insulin according to its blueprint, gradually allowing the dysfunctional pancreas to then produce enough insulin so that injections will no longer needed.

Type II diabetes is far more common and makes up most of the diabetes cases. It usually occurs in adulthood, but young people are increasingly being diagnosed with this disease. The pancreas makes insulin, but the body does not respond well to it (insulin resistance).

Insulin Resistance can be from:

1) Receptor sites of the cells being blocked with petrochemicals (Receptoblockers) from pesticides, herbicides, soaps, shampoos, household chemicals, etc:

Fulvia is the best detoxifier of the receptor sites in the cells allowing insulin to now get inside of the once blocked cells in order to convert glucose to energy.

2) Lack of minerals:

Chromium and Vanadium are required in order for insulin to do its job inside of the cell. These two minerals however must be thousands of times smaller than the cell opening, they must be negatively charged and they must be from a plant source. Fulvia is the best source of Chromium and Vanadium that match these requirements.

If the receptor sites are clean, allowing insulin into the cell and the cell has the right source of Chromium and Vanadium, you can say goodbye to Type II Diabetes. Not only does Fulvia clean out the receptor sites, it is also the best source of Chromium and Vanadium in their proper form to catalyze insulin inside of the cell and produce energy.

Gestational diabetes is high blood glucose that develops during pregnancy in a woman who normally does not have diabetes. Women who have gestational diabetes are at high risk of Type II Diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life.

The same thing holds true for Gestational Diabetes as for Type II Diabetes.

For adolescent diabetics, Fulvia can't be beat. Affinity also supports normal blood sugar. Adults will want to take Affinity along with the Fulvia for faster results.

The Importance of Controlling Blood Sugar:

Controlling your blood sugar is increasingly recognized as a key element in overall health. It not only helps avoid the onset of diabetes and hypoglycemia, but limiting your blood sugar spikes can have other benefits such as improved immune response, lowering your cholesterol and helping to fight off cancer.

Changes in your blood sugar cause your body to release insulin, which is used to properly transport and metabolize the sugar. Since insulin is longer lived than blood sugar, food that causes rapid increases / decreases in blood sugar tends to leave excess insulin. Excess insulin leads to poor health and the onset of serious ailments and diseases.

Rapid changes in blood sugar spikes Foods such as simple sugars that rapidly raise your blood sugar are said to have a high glycemic index. Foods such as complex carbohydrates that take longer to digest, and thus do not as quickly affect your blood sugar level, are called low glycemic foods.

A new study found that low-salt diets increase insulin resistance. (See Salt)

Underactive thyroid is another major cause of diabetes. (See Thyroid)

There is also evidence that the frequency of radiation created in microwave ovens causes blood sugar to spike in susceptible individuals and may actually be the cause of one type of diabetes. (See Microwaves)

People who sleep fewer hours also seem to prefer eating foods that are higher in calories and carbohydrates, which can lead to overeating, weight gain, and obesity over time. Hormones that are released during sleep control appetite and the body’s use of energy. For example, insulin controls the rise and fall of blood sugar levels during sleep. People who don’t get enough sleep have insulin and blood sugar levels that are similar to those in people who are likely to have diabetes.

People who are inactive are more likely to gain weight because they don’t burn up the calories that they take in from food and drinks. An inactive lifestyle also raises your risk for diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, colon cancer, and other health problems.

A new study found that low-salt diets increase the risk of death from heart attacks and strokes and do not prevent high blood pressure.

“If the goal is to prevent hypertension with lower sodium consumption, this study shows it does not work” said the lead author, Dr. Jan A. Staessen, a professor of medicine at the University of Leuven, in Belgium.

Dr. Alderman said the new study is not the only one to find adverse effects of low-sodium diets. He studied people who had “high blood pressure” and found that those who ate the least salt were most likely to die.

He also said “lowering salt consumption has consequences beyond blood pressure. It also, for example, increases insulin resistance (diabetes), which can increase the risk of heart disease.” (See Salt)

The most widely accepted idea for life extension is the free-radical theory. According to this theory, we begin to self-destruct” as we age. Our DNA becomes damaged beyond our body’s ability to repair and we eventually accumulate enough damage that can’t support life, and we die.

The main agents of this destruction are oxygen free radicals; aggressive chemical compounds in the environment as well as those created as a byproduct of your natural metabolism. Over a lifetime, this progressive damage accumulates to the point where your body’s basic biochemical processes fail.

One of the most destructive processes is protein carbonylation, in which oxygen radicals attack the carbon-hydrogen bonds in proteins. This process has been implicated as a cause for many age-related diseases, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, chronic renal failure, adult-onset Diabetes and also Cancer.

Fulvia is the single most powerful antioxidant. Affinity, Elixer Blast and Aerobia also contain powerful antioxidants can all reduce the likelihood of diabetes.

Affinity is known to help with stabilizing blood sugar and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of diabetes. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

For other topics directly related to Diabetes see Sugar / Aspartame / Salt and Thyroid.

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Diarrhea / Dysentery

Diarrhea can be caused by a bacteria or virus and dysentery is caused by a bacterial infection. By taking a teaspoon of Ionic Silver in the morning and at night, you can prevent these infections.

If you already have diarrhea or dysentery, you should swallow two teaspoons every hour for the first eight hours. The Ionic Silver will help in as little as four hours. Complete improvement may take up to two days. Acidophilus can also be used.

Diarrhea is most often the other side of the coin called constipation. Diarrhea is often the body’s way of getting the bowel to move when you are constipated. In other words, work on the constipation to get rid of the diarrhea. See Constipation, and Bentonite Clay.

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Diaper Rash

When babies wear diapers their skin can be in contact with urine for long periods of time. This warm, moist area of the skin will allow bacteria and fungus to grow very quickly. The skin becomes red and can even crack or bleed. By applying Ionic Silver to the diaper rash you will be able to kill the cause of the diaper rash in the first two hours. The redness and pain can be remedied in as little as five minutes in mild cases.

To prevent diaper rash, you can spray a thin layer of Ionic Silver on the inside of the diaper and then allow it to stand for about two minutes. The approach can also be used in children’s socks to prevent athlete’s foot.

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Diet

Matt Monarch is a leading expert and voice in the raw food world. He said, “What you do not eat is more important than what you eat.” He gave a few good examples of this where people on both raw and cooked food diets reduced greatly their intake of food and the variety they were eating and discovered that they got younger, healed and got better permanently. This is especially important to cancer patients as cancer cells starve a good deal easier than healthy cells.

Earthworms and rats lived up to twice as long when rations were decreased and they were forced to fast a certain number of days each week. This tells us that many people are eating their way into an early grave.

David Wolfe said, “Health, wealth, success and all of that ain’t about what you get, it is about what you let go of.”

 

We are all familiar with the adage, “Less is more.” This can have many meanings and one meaning is that anything we have to grope for makes that part of our life unfulfilling. Enjoyment of the simple leads to happiness and stays with us a lot longer.

 

This can be applied to all areas of life and enjoyment of less in dietary indulgence truly is a richer life. By and large, those who have succeeded in healing themselves from cancer and other major diseases have succeeded by removing poisons from their systems, improving body chemistry and improving spiritual and emotional health.

 

It is the things you eliminate that allows your body to rest and tips the balance in your favor. There are supplements that help with cancer and when combined with a whole lifestyle change that is inconsistent with cancer, that is when people see the real results.

Any discussion of any healing system would be very deficient without a discussion of diet as it relates to the prevention of disease and future maintenance of the body. I will give the most fundamental dietary program I can:

 

  1. If you cannot recognize it, do not eat it. If you cannot pronounce it, do not eat it. If you do not know what the word in the ingredient list is…I mean really know, do not eat it.
  2. Avoid all dairy and wheat products unless sprouted. This includes white and wheat flour, pastas, breads, rolls, wraps, etc.
  3. Eat lots of raw vegetables. If you are not used to it or if you lack teeth, learn to make green smoothies or juice your vegetables. It is best to have fresh vegetable juice for your evening meal. This will totally change your world. Go as far toward totally raw as you possibly can. Traci’s books (www.bestfoodist.com) will give you healthy recipes and really help with your transition to a healthier lifestyle if you need help. With this information you can develop an informed decision about what is the best for you right now and you will have the recipes to make it taste great.
  4. Reduce the intake of animal products. More than one serving of meat per week will certainly cause liver congestion/stone build up in most people.
  5. Avoid refined sugars and starches.
  6. Eat way less than you think you need. No one in our culture has any idea of what they really need. Eating less always leads to better health if the food that is consumed is high quality and consumed with gratitude. Find an improved dietary standard you can follow consistently and stick to it.
  7. Eat lots of fresh, organic, ripe, raw fruit. Have plenty of it. The only thing about fruit is, you have to eat it alone on an empty stomach or in totally green salads or it will backfire, ferment, create disease and cause weakness. It will certainly make your liver worse if you abuse it. Eat plenty of it, but eat it according to the rules.
  8. Go to bed on an empty stomach, or very near empty. Never sedate yourself to sleep with food or drink of any kind.

When you consume mostly raw foods and fresh juices along with body cleansing, the body has its best chance to heal and renew itself.

When cooking a certain recipe or mixing strong cement, you need precise ingredients in reasonably exact amounts. Building healthy cells is no different and when lack necessary minerals and you add junk foods and chemicals, you end up with disease.

Therefore, we need to avoid all processed foods, especially starches and sugars,

and we need to increase organic potassium intake and reduce protein intake to a minimum. We need to consume comfrey green smoothies and potassium broth and do Liver Cleanses. We need to do Breathing Exercises, drink pure water, Love More and Forgive Everyone and Everything. We need to get rid of clutter that represents stagnation, toxicity; loss or pain and we need to stimulate the Immune System.

We take this as a given that it must be done to thrive and survive. We are not looking for a miracle cure, we are looking for where the work must be done and we get going and do that work, however hard it may appear at first.

 

Supplementation is more important today than ever before. With the advent of Genetically Modified foods, commercial farming practices that kill the soils, herbicides and pesticides that are carried up into the roots of the plants and become a part of the foods we consume; care must be given to take supplements that not only supply the building blocks of health, but which also help to detoxify the cells of all the toxic chemicals we are being bombarded with.

The following excerpts concerning Senate Document 264 of the 74th Congress, 2nd Session 1936, were found in the March 1936 issue of Cosmopolitan:

“… 99 percent of the American people are deficient in … minerals, and … a marked deficiency in any one of the more important minerals actually results in disease.”

“Do you know that most of us today (1936) are suffering from certain dangerous diet deficiencies which cannot be remedied until the depleted soils from which our foods come are brought into proper mineral balance? The alarming fact is that foods–fruits and vegetables and grains–now being raised on millions of acres of land that no longer contains enough of certain needed minerals, are starving us–no matter how much of them we eat!”

“We know that vitamins are complex chemical substances which are indispensable to nutrition, and that each of them is important for the normal function of some special structure of the body. Disorder and disease result from any vitamin deficiency. It is not commonly realized, however, that vitamins control the body’s appropriation of minerals, and that in the absence of minerals they have no function to perform. Lacking vitamins, the system can make some use of minerals, but lacking minerals, vitamins are useless.”

“Laboratory tests prove that the fruits, vegetables, grains, eggs and even the milk and meats of today are not what they were a few generations ago. No man of today can eat enough fruits and vegetables to supply his system with the mineral salts he requires for perfect health….”

“It is bad news to learn from our leading authorities that 99 percent of the American people are deficient in these minerals, and that a marked deficiency in any one of the more important minerals actually results in disease. Any upset of the balance, any considerable lack of one or another element, however microscopic the body requirement may be, and we sicken, suffer, shorten our lives.”

Folks, this was in 1936, just think about the farming practices we employ today. Now we use herbicides, pesticides, fungicides, insecticides, and any other cides we can think of. Cide means “being killed” by the way, other examples include genocide, fratricide, homicide; you get the point…

So where does that leave us? If even living foods like raw carrots or cabbages can no longer fully supply us with the nutrients we need, where can we turn?


Today, we are faced with even a bigger concern than lack of nutrition in the foods we eat. Genetically modified crops are, without a doubt, the biggest threat to mankind's survival, which has ever existed. This is not the place to go into great detail. Suffice it to say, there is no evidence to support the claim that GM foods are safe for human consumption and there is a great deal of evidence that they are not. Many have already died and cattle will rather go hungry than eat GM maize!

The claims of greater yields are also fictitious; to the contrary, the soil will often become completely infertile within 7 years.

Furthermore, the human digestive and metabolic systems were designed to process specific proteins, carbohydrates etc. having very specific genetic structures and the digestive enzymes do not break down the genes in GM foods!

When the genes of maize are changed for example, the result looks like maize, but genetically it is not maize, which leads inevitably to foods which cannot be digested. This has already happened and the evidence that GM "foods" are poisonous to humans and animals mounts daily.

In addition to all genetically modified fruits, grains and vegetables, there are many other poisons in the guise of food, which can have similar effects. These include vegetables that are not organically grown, any processed foods, microwaved foods and flesh cut from the carcasses of other mammals.

Foodstuffs such as a double cheeseburger with MSG and who knows what else... and similar junk foods not only glue up your body, but also your feelings and make it difficult to achieve any quality of focus. Additionally, the dying feelings of animals are stored in the tissues and will be taken up by your body, vibrating as fear and death without you even noticing it.

If you eat free-range chicken once per week, the disturbance is going to be minimal. However, if you eat factory farm produced beef every day, the effect is going to be huge. Incidentally, this can also make you impotent!

Aspartame is a chemical that was created to kill ants. It turned out being sweeter than sugar and a lot cheaper, so in spite of the fact that it causes upwards of 99 diseases (including most of the real bad ones) food manufacturers add it to their foods and beverages as a way to cut costs and increase profits. All artificial sweeteners and of course, our good friend refined cane and beet sugar provide the perfect medium for the growth of fungus.

Fungus and mold grow in warm, moist, and sugared areas such as the intestines or vagina. Taking sugar out of your diet and using silver both topically and internally can take care of the fungus problem. Take two teaspoons of silver three times daily and apply it topically 1-4 times daily, if needed. This dosage should be continued for at least two weeks after the symptoms are no longer present.

Other things that all people are allergic to (some more than others) are grains and flour products made from grains of almost all types. (Grains that are sprouted however are full of enzymes and other life-giving nutrients.) Dairy products should be avoided and all hydrogenated fats and oils. The healthiest oils are coconut and extra virgin olive oil.

Eggs are filled with nutrition and organic eggs from free-range chickens are by far superior to eggs from chickens that are cooped up and eat processed foods. Don’t worry about cholesterol if you are using nothing but coconut or olive oil.

Generally, fruits and vegetables that are vine ripened in the season where you live are good to eat. Never cook fruit and never eat fruit with any cooked food. Eat fruit on an empty stomach at least half hour before eating any other food.

Fruit was designed to leave the stomach in 30 minutes and if it doesn’t it putrefies and turns to acid-forming gas. Mixing it with any cooked food will keep it in the stomach for many hours.

You will get plenty of Calcium and protein from deep green vegetables, but only if you eat them. Look at the big bones and muscle structures of animals that only eat grass and herbs.

Raw nuts generally are very nutritious, but avoid peanuts, as they are high in mold content. Try to find organic nuts that have not been irradiated, because they will be sterile and will not have any enzymes. Almonds are the most alkaline of the nut family and soaking raw almonds for 12 hours before eating increases the enzymes and nutrition many times over.

Clean, high quality food as you see, is essential to your physical health, and if absent will deny you the ability to create your life the way that you want it.

A new study found that low-salt diets increase the risk of death from heart attacks and strokes and do not prevent high blood pressure.

The investigators found that the less salt people ate, the more likely they were to die of heart disease — 50 people in the lowest third of salt consumption (2.5 grams of sodium per day) died during the study as compared with 24 in the medium group (3.9 grams of sodium per day) and 10 in the highest salt consumption group (6.0 grams of sodium per day). And while those eating the most salt, had on average a slight increase in systolic blood pressure — a 1.71-millimeter increase in pressure for each 2.5-gram increase in sodium per day — they were no more likely to develop hypertension.

To survive and thrive, the body needs salt. That’s a medical fact. Consider that persons in critical condition are often given intravenous injections (IV). IV’s are nothing more than purified water and salt. It has been said, “IV is the only cure that doctors have in his or her bag of tricks.”

I recommend at least ½ tsp. of salt daily, but it should be from a good source like Redmond Salt or Himalayan Salt is available at most health food stores or can be purchased at www.realsalt.com. Typical table salt is highly processed and has Aluminum added to prevent clumping. (See Salt)

Eating most of your food raw is ideal, but most people are not going to be able to accomplish a completely raw diet, and will end up cooking some percentage of their food. When you do cook however, avoid food cooked in a microwave. (See Microwaves)

Proper diet and nutritional support can help most people heal naturally and stop their medications. However, when reducing medications (especially those for blood pressure) consult with your physician.

Over the past century, the quality of fresh food has declined due to soil depletion, unsustainable farming practices, overproduction of crops, and the use of pesticides and herbicides. You can no longer assume you're getting all of the vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and phytonutrients you need by eating a multiplicity of fresh produce, even if you're eating organically. Joy To Live has high quality supplements that can help you offset these deficiencies.

Following a healthy lifestyle is one of the best ways to promote and maintain circulatory health. Eating a high fiber and low fat diet will help keep blood flowing. Getting regular exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, and quitting smoking will also be helpful.

People who sleep fewer hours also seem to prefer eating foods that are higher in calories and carbohydrates, which can lead to overeating, weight gain, and obesity over time. Hormones that are released during sleep control appetite and the body’s use of energy. For example, insulin controls the rise and fall of blood sugar levels during sleep. People who don’t get enough sleep have insulin and blood sugar levels that are similar to those in people who are likely to have diabetes.

It is virtually impossible today to get all of the nutrition you need unless perhaps you have an organic garden. Supplementation then is critical to good health and longevity and Joy To Live has the best supplements at the most reasonable prices. Fulvia, Affinity, Elixer Blast, Optimum and Neutra Cleanse with provide you with nutrients your body is craving and by stopping the food cravings, you might even end up eating less, lose weight (if you need to) and save money in the process.

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Drugs / Surgery

Realize that people have an agenda to sell many harmful products and will often go to great length to disseminate false information to do so. Drug companies hire doctors and scientists big money to write reports and reviews about drugs that they know to be completely false.

Every so often when a drug has destroyed the lives of countless thousands of people and enough evidence is established, the drug companies are forced to pay back a few million of the billions of dollars they have milked out innocent and trusting people.

The drug companies write all of the modern textbooks used in the medical universities today. The majority of doctors today are little more than legal drug pushers and many of them receive huge bonuses based upon the amount of certain drugs that they prescribe.

Some doctors may be naïve, but I am certain that a majority of them realize they are playing a role in a huge moneymaking racket.

A friend of mine has a brother who is a heart surgeon. I won’t mention any names, but she told me that her brother, who worked at a very large hospital confided in her that the directors of the hospital called a private meeting with all of the heart surgeons and told them that if they wanted to keep all of the nice operating equipment that they had, they would have to increase the number of surgeries performed.

He told my friend that the doctors began recommending heart surgeries to people who did not need them based upon the fact that these patients each had good medical insurance. He said that a number of these patients died from complications in surgery.

Misdiagnosis, malpractice, unnecessary surgeries and prescription drugs kill upwards of one million people annually.

According to the groundbreaking 2003 medical report Death by Medicine, by Drs. Gary Null, Carolyn Dean, Martin Feldman, Debora Rasio and Dorothy Smith, 783,936 people in the United States die every year from conventional medicine mistakes. That's the equivalent of six jumbo jet crashes a day for an entire year. But where is the media attention for this tragedy? Where is the government support for stopping these medical mistakes before they happen?

According to a 1995 U.S. iatrogenic report, "Over a million patients are injured in U.S. hospitals each year, and approximately 280,000 die annually as a result of these injuries. Therefore, the iatrogenic death rate dwarfs the annual automobile accident mortality rate of 45,000 and accounts for more deaths than all other accidents combined." This report was issued 17 years ago, when America had 58 million fewer citizens and drug company scandals like the Vioxx recall were yet to occur.

The deaths listed in these reports are only the ones that the medical establishment admits to. The actual number may be several times more as most deaths are listed as “natural causes”. Consider also that these statistics are “ancient” in a world where thousands of new and more dangerous drugs have been developed. Today, health care comprises roughly 20 percent of the United States' gross national product.

The Hippocratic Oath is an oath that historically has been taken by physicians and other healthcare professionals swearing to practice medicine ethically.

One of the clauses in that oath states: “I will not give a lethal drug to anyone, nor will I advise such a plan; and similarly I will not give a woman a pessary to cause an abortion.”

Hippocrates (460 BC – 370 BC) was an ancient Greek physician and is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. He is referred to as the father of Western medicine in recognition of his lasting contributions to that field.

Hippocrates said, “Let thy food be thy medicine.” That is excellent advice and is why the Joy To Live products are so beneficial.

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Ear Infections

Ear infections are a serious problem. In fact, Centers for Disease Control has requested that physicians no longer prescribe antibiotics for ear infections. The antibiotics make the problem worse by making the bacteria more resistant. We now have bacteria that we can’t kill with antibiotics. An ear infection can be a result of bacteria that gets in the inner ear and duplicates itself, destroying healthy tissue along the way. This could possibly leave a person deaf. These bacteria can be destroyed by Ionic Silver liquid after just five minutes of contact. Use a dropper to place five drops into the ear canal while the ear is pointed towards the roof. Keep the ear tilted up for 12 minutes. This will allow the Ionic Silver liquid to get as far down behind the ear as possible. Repeat the process in each ear every 12 hours. You will also want to drink two teaspoons of Ionic Silver twice daily, take Fulvia, Elixir Blast, along with extra Magnesium and Vitamin C.

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Edema

Edema is an observable swelling from fluid accumulation in body tissues. Edema most commonly occurs in the feet and legs, where it is referred to as peripheral edema. The swelling is the result of the accumulation of excess fluid under the skin in the spaces within the tissues.

An accumulation of fluid in the air spaces (alveoli) in the lungs is called pulmonary edema. Excess fluid sometimes collects in cavities in the abdomen called "ascites") or in the chest called "pleural effusion"). Anasarca refers to the severe, widespread accumulation of fluid in the all of the tissues and cavities of the body at the same time.

“Pitting” edema is by far the most common form of edema and can be demonstrated by applying pressure to the swollen area by depressing the skin with a finger. If the pressure causes an indentation that persists after the release of the pressure, the edema is referred to as pitting edema. Any form of pressure, such as from the elastic in socks, can induce pitting with this type of edema.

In “non-pitting” edema, which usually affects the legs or arms, pressure that is applied to the skin does not result in a persistent indentation. Non-pitting edema can occur in certain disorders of the lymphatic system that may occur after a mastectomy, lymph node surgery, or congenitally. Another cause of non-pitting edema of the legs is called pretibial myxedema, which is a swelling over the shin that occurs in some patients with hyperthyroidism. Non-pitting edema of the legs is difficult to treat. Diuretic medications are generally not effective, although elevation of the legs periodically during the day and compressive devices may reduce the swelling.

Edema is caused by either systemic diseases that affect the various systems of the body, or by local conditions involving just the affected extremities. The most common systemic diseases associated with edema involve the heart, liver, and kidneys. In these diseases, edema occurs primarily because of the body's retention of too much salt.

Table salt (sodium chloride) is thought to be the problem. Sodium however is the water-regulating mineral and too little sodium may actually cause edema. The body will normally store whatever is in short supply (in this case salt) and the excess salt causes the body to retain water, appearing as edema.

Normal table salt is highly refined and heated to extreme temperatures in processing and then Aluminum is added to keep the salt from clumping. This type of salt is harmful to the body. Natural forms of salt however are available and which are necessary to maintain health of the body, including the prevention of edema. (See Salt)

Varicose veins and thrombophlebitis (inflammation of the deep veins of the legs) can cause edema. These conditions are a result of inadequate pumping of the blood by the veins (venous insufficiency). The increased backpressure in the veins forces fluid to stay in the extremities (especially the ankles and feet). The excess fluid then leaks into the interstitial tissue spaces, causing edema. (See Blood Circulation)

How does salt intake affect edema?

The body's balance of salt is usually well regulated. A normal person can consume small or large quantities of salt in the diet without concern for developing salt depletion or retention. The intake of salt is determined by dietary patterns and the kidneys remove excess salt from the body. The kidneys have a great capacity to excrete salt in the urine and the amount of salt excreted is regulated by hormonal and physical factors that signal whether retention or removal of salt by the kidneys is necessary.

If the blood flow to the kidneys is decreased by an underlying condition such as heart failure, the kidneys react by retaining salt. (See Blood Circulation) Salt retention occurs because the kidneys perceive that the body needs more fluid to compensate for the decreased blood flow. If kidney function is impaired due to a kidney disease, the ability to excrete salt in the urine is limited. In both conditions, the amount of salt in the body increases, which causes the patient to retain water and develop edema.

In the past, patients with diseases associated with edema were placed on diets very restricted in salt intake. With the development of new and very potent diuretic agents, this marked restriction in dietary salt intake is generally no longer necessary. These diuretics work by blocking the reabsorption and retention of salt by the kidneys, thereby increasing the amount of salt and water that is eliminated in the urine.

Diuretics do not cure the problem and in case of impaired kidney function the patient should focus on strengthening the kidneys. (See Kidney Disease)

Heart Disease Can Cause Retention of Fluids:

Heart failure is the result of poor cardiac function and is reflected by a decreased volume of blood pumped out by the heart, called cardiac output. Heart failure can be caused by weakness of the heart muscle, which pumps blood out through the arteries to the entire body, or by dysfunction of the heart valves, which regulate the flow of blood between the chambers of the heart. The diminished volume of blood pumped out by the heart (decreased cardiac output) is responsible for a decreased flow of blood to the kidneys. As a result, the kidneys sense that there is a reduction of the blood volume in the body. To counter the seeming loss of fluid, the kidneys retain salt and water. In this instance, the kidneys are fooled into thinking that the body needs to retain more fluid volume when, in fact, the body is already storing too much fluid.

This fluid increase ultimately results in the buildup of fluid within the lungs, which causes shortness of breath, because the excess fluid in the blood vessels of the lungs leaks into the airspaces in the lungs. This accumulation of fluid in the lung is called pulmonary edema. At the same time, accumulation of fluid in the legs causes pitting edema. This edema occurs because the build-up of blood in the veins of the legs causes leakage of fluid from the capillaries (tiny blood vessels) into the interstitial spaces.

An understanding of how the heart and lungs interact will help you to better comprehend how fluid retention works in heart failure. The heart has four chambers - an auricle and a ventricle on the left side of the heart and an auricle and ventricle on the right. The left auricle receives oxygenated blood from the lungs and transfers it to the left ventricle, which then pumps it through the arteries to the entire body. The blood then is transported back to the heart by veins into the right auricle and transferred to the right ventricle, which then pumps it to the lungs for re-oxygenation.

Left-sided heart failure, which is due primarily to a weak left ventricle, usually is caused by coronary artery disease, hypertension, or disease of the heart valves. Typically, when these patients initially come to the doctor they are troubled by shortness of breath with exertion and when lying down at night. These symptoms are due to pulmonary edema that is caused by pooling of the blood in the vessels of the lungs.

In contrast, right-sided heart failure, which often is due to chronic lung diseases such as emphysema, initially causes salt retention and edema. Persistent salt retention in these patients may lead to an expanded blood volume in the blood vessels, thereby causing fluid accumulation in the lungs (pulmonary congestion) and shortness of breath.

In patients with heart failure due to weak heart muscle, both the right and left ventricles of the heart are usually affected. These patients, therefore, can initially suffer from swelling both in the lungs and in the legs and feet. Common symptoms include:

Pitting edema of the legs and feet.

Moist crackle sounds from the excess fluid that can be heard with a stethoscope.

A gallop heart rhythm (three heart sounds instead of the normal two.

Distended neck veins that reflect the accumulation of blood in the veins that are returning blood to the heart.

In cases of impaired heart function the patient should focus on strengthening the heart. (See Heart Disease)

Liver Disease Can Cause Edema:

In patients with chronic diseases of the liver, fibrosis (scarring) of the liver often occurs. When the scarring becomes advanced, the condition is called cirrhosis of the liver.

Ascites is excessive fluid that accumulates in the abdominal (peritoneal) cavity. It is a complication of cirrhosis and appears as an abdominal bulge. The peritoneum is the inner lining of the abdominal cavity, which also folds over to cover the organs inside the abdomen such as the liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, and intestines. Ascites develops because of a combination of two factors:

Increased pressure in the venous system that carries blood from the stomach, intestines, and spleen to the liver (portal hypertension); and

Decreased level of the protein albumin in the blood, which is the predominant protein in the blood and helps maintain blood volume. Albumin is reduced in cirrhosis primarily because the damaged liver is not able to produce enough of it.

Other consequences of portal hypertension include dilated veins in the esophagus, prominent veins on the abdomen, and an enlarged spleen. Each of these conditions is due primarily to the increased pressure and accumulation of blood and excess fluid in the abdominal blood vessels. Sometimes, when ascites does not respond to treatment with diuretics, the excess fluid can be removed from the abdominal cavity by using a syringe and a long needle. Analysis of the fluid can help differentiate ascites that is caused by cirrhosis from other causes such as cancer, tuberculosis, congestive heart failure, and nephrosis.

Peripheral edema, which is usually seen as pitting edema of the legs and feet, also occurs in cirrhosis. This edema is a consequence of hypoalbuminemia and the kidneys retaining salt and water.

Edema may occur in patients with kidney disease for two reasons:

A heavy loss of protein in the urine, or

Impaired kidney (renal) function.

In the case of heavy loss of protein in the urine, patients have fairly normal kidney function. The heavy loss of protein in the urine (over 3.0 grams per day) with its accompanying edema is termed nephrotic syndrome and results in a reduction in the concentration of albumin in the blood. Since albumin helps to maintain blood volume in the blood vessels, a reduction of fluid in the blood vessels occurs. The kidneys then register that there is depletion of blood volume and therefore attempt to retain salt. Consequently, fluid moves into the interstitial spaces, thereby causing pitting edema.

Patients who have kidney diseases that impair renal function develop edema because of a limitation in the kidneys' ability to excrete sodium into the urine. Thus, patients with kidney failure from whatever cause will develop edema if their intake of sodium exceeds the ability of their kidneys to excrete the sodium. The more advanced the kidney failure, the greater the problem of salt retention is likely to become. The most severe situation is the patient with end-stage kidney failure who requires dialysis therapy.

In cases of impaired kidney function the patient should focus on strengthening the kidneys. (See Kidney Disease)

Idiopathic edema is a pitting edema that occurs at time of menstruation sometimes called "cyclical" edema. Lack of minerals and toxins may lead to hormone imbalance that may be an underlying factor. Affinity and Fulvia can help to balance the hormones and strengthen the body’s ability to get rid of excess toxins.

Anti-cholesterol medications may be one causes of this type of edema and should be avoided.

Patients with idiopathic edema appear to have a leak in the capillaries (tiny peripheral blood vessels that connect the arteries with the veins) so that fluid passes from the blood vessels into the surrounding interstitial space. Use of diuretics to lessen the discomfort of bloating and swelling can become more of a problem. The patient can develop fluid retention as a rebound phenomenon each time they discontinue diuretics. It is important to talk to your doctor before using any diuretics.

Those with idiopathic edema often become dependent on diuretics, and this dependence is often difficult to interrupt. A period as long as three weeks off diuretics may be required to break the dependency cycle. The withdrawal from diuretics may lead to fluid retention that produces major discomfort and swelling. Furthermore, there are definite risks associated with the prolonged use of diuretics in these individuals, which are compounded by the tendency to increase the doses of the diuretics.

As a result of chronic diuretic use patients may develop:

A deficiency of potassium

Decrease in blood volume

Kidney insufficiency or failure

Other side effects of diuretics include:

High blood sugar (diabetes)

High uric acid (gout)

Muscle cramps

Tender and enlarged breasts

Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas)

Leg swelling in these patients is exaggerated in the standing position, since edema tends to accumulate in the lower extremities.

These patients also frequently have edema around the eyes in the morning because the edema fluid accumulates during the night around their eyes as they lay sleeping flat.

Detoxification, change of diet, supplementation and withdrawal from diuretics are the most important factor in treating these patients.

The veins in the legs are responsible for transporting blood up to the veins of the torso, where it is then returned to the heart. The veins of the legs have valves that prevent the backward flow of blood. Venous insufficiency is incompetence of the veins that occurs because of dilation, or enlargement, of the veins and dysfunction of their valves. This happens, for example, in patients with varicose veins.

Venous insufficiency leads to a backup of blood and increased pressure in the veins, thereby resulting in edema of the legs and feet. Edema of the legs can also be caused as the result of a blood clot. In this situation, the clot in the deep vein blocks the return of blood and consequently causes increased backpressure in the leg veins.

Venous insufficiency is a problem that is localized to the legs, ankles, and feet. One leg may be more affected than the other. The response to therapy with diuretic drugs in patients with venous insufficiency tends to be unsatisfactory. This is because the continued pooling of fluid in the lower extremities makes it difficult for the diuretics to mobilize the edema fluid. Elevation of the legs periodically during the day and the use of compression stockings may alleviate the edema.

Some patients may require surgical treatment to relieve chronic edema that is caused by venous insufficiency; however cleaning the blood and improving circulation are the long-term answer to this problem. (See Blood Circulation and Cleaning The Blood)

Which diuretics are used to treat edema?

Some diuretics frequently cause an excessive loss of potassium in the urine, leading to the depletion of body potassium. These drugs include the loop diuretics, the thiazide diuretics, and metolazone. Patients on these diuretics are commonly advised to take potassium found in Elixir Blast and/or to eat foods high in potassium.

Home Remedy: Cream of tartar is potassium salt derived from grapes during the making of wine. It is commonly used in baking and is available from the local grocer.

Fill a glass with warm water.

Cut a lemon or lime and squeeze the juice into your glass of water.

Add 2 tsp. cream of tartar to your juice/water mixture and stir well.

Drink this mixture once a day for three days. Rest for two days, then repeat again for three days if symptoms continue.

Affinity can help with removal of excess fluids from the body and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of edema. Regular use of Fulvia will also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

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EMF / Electromagnetic Frequencies

An increasingly alarmed army of international scientists has reached a controversial conclusion:

The "electro smog" that first began developing with the rollout of the electrical grid a century ago and now envelops every inhabitant of Earth is responsible for many of the diseases that impair or kill them.

During the past 100 years, we have methodically filled in the electromagnetic spectrum far beyond what occurs in nature.

Recently, several developments have highlighted the growing hazards of EMF pollution and the crucial need to address them.

In 2007, the Bioinitiative Working Group released a 650-page report citing more than 2,000 studies (many very recent) that detail the toxic effects of EMFs from all sources. Chronic exposure to even low-level radiation (like that from cell phones), can cause a variety of cancers, impair immunity, and contribute to Alzheimer's disease and dementia, heart disease, and many other ailments.

Additionally, every single study of brain tumors that looks at 10 or more years of cell phone use shows an increased risk of brain cancer.

A recent study from Sweden is particularly frightening, suggesting that if you started using a cell phone as a teen, you have a 5 times greater risk of brain cancer than those who started as an adult.

A recent study showed that exposure to very-low-frequency voltage signals (1-100kHz), or "dirty electricity,” can greatly increase your risk of melanoma, thyroid cancer, and uterine cancer. These signals are largely by-products of electronics, such as modern energy-efficient appliances, televisions, stereos and other entertainment devices.

These electronic devices use a lower voltage than other appliances, and this manipulation of current creates a complex electromagnetic field. This field not only radiates into the immediate environment but also can travel along home or office wiring throughout the neighborhood.

Michael Persinger, PhD, a neuroscientist at Laurentian University who has studied the effects of EMFs on cancer cells says, "For the first time in our evolutionary history, we have generated an entire secondary, virtual, densely complex environment — an electromagnetic soup — that essentially overlaps the human nervous system".

And it appears that, more than a century after Thomas Edison switched on his first light bulb, the health consequences of that continual overlap are just now beginning to be documented.

New scientific evidence is saying that nearly all the twentieth century human plagues can be tied to some aspect of our use of electricity, including:

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children

Brain tumors

Malignant melanoma

Asthma

Cardiovascular disease

Immune system dysfunction

Hormone disturbance

Brittle diabetes

Sleep disorders, headaches, Alzheimer’s disease and ADHD

And this is just a partial list.

Cells in your body can react to EMFs as a harmful invader, just like they do to other environmental toxins. Remember that you are an electrical being. Your body is a complex communication device where cells “talk”, tissues “talk,” organs “talk,” and organisms talk.” At each of these levels, the communication is like finely tuned bioelectrical transmitters and receivers much like a two-way radio set. What happens when you expose a radio antenna to a significant amount of external noise? You get static from the noise – and that is what is happening to your body in today’s electro smog environment.

Two of the more well-known biological impacts from electro smog are the interruption of the brain wave pattern leading to behavior issues and the interference to your body’s entire communication system (cytoskeleton) leading to abnormal neurological function, such as dementia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and fibromyalgia.

I never heard it explained this way, but a comparison just came to mind that may make this easier to understand. The military uses sonic and ultrasonic sound weapons (USW) to injure, incapacitate, and under certain conditions kill an opponent. Bombarding enemy troops with continuous noise at certain frequencies can literally drive them insane and take away their will to fight or resist.

Another example: Many people today have equipped their cars with woofers. Woofer is the term commonly used for a loudspeaker driver designed to produce low frequency sounds, typically from around 40 hertz up to about a kilohertz or higher. The deep bass vibrations from these speakers penetrate outside of such an equipped vehicle and can be felt and heard for great distances. When I am in proximity of this type of vibration it nearly sends me through the roof.

A similar thing is going on at the cellular level in your body. Your cell membrane receptors (the brain of the cell) recognize electromagnetic fields at very low levels of exposure producing a stress response similar to what a woofer does to me or what happens to enemy troops when being bombarded with sound cannons.

This can cause the cell membrane to go from an “active” or permeable state where it allows nutrients in and toxins out, to an “inactive” state where the cell membrane is impermeable. During a normal day, your cells will change states thousands of times, but when under constant environmental stress, the membranes can be locked in the inactive state. This is often referred to as oxidative stress, a condition where nutrients are able to enter into the cell, but toxins cannot get out.

There is also real evidence that this inactive state can even have geno-toxic effects, meaning electro smog is both damaging DNA and preventing your body from repairing DNA, which can be the first step to cancer.

We now know that electro smog is definitely a contributing factor to disease. To be in good health, your body must be able to communicate within itself, that is, to be in harmony with the natural rhythm of the earth and all living things.

The chaotic and unpredictable patterns from electro smog can create noise in your body and force your body out of harmony. These damaging biological effects have been found at levels far below the so-called industrial and governmental safety limits—1,000,000 times lower than those limits, in some cases.

Why do things such as MTT, acupuncture, TENS units, pacemakers, and many other bioelectrical treatments work? Most likely a major reason why they work is because they focus on getting your body back into its natural rhythm or resonance. Just as you breathe in oxygen from an atmosphere you can’t see, your cells are suspended in a sea of vibrational energy that you can’t see or feel—that is, until it makes you sick.

As the MSNBC article states:

“Remember, these positive-negative shifts are occurring many thousands of times per second, so the electrons in your body are oscillating to that tune. Your body becomes charged up because you're basically coupled to the transient's electric field."

Keep in mind that all the cells in your body, whether islets in the pancreas awaiting a signal to manufacture insulin or white blood cells speeding to the site of an injury, use electricity or "electron change” to communicate with each other.

By overlapping the body's signaling mechanisms, could transient electro smog interfere with the secretion of insulin, drown out the call-and-response of the immune system, and cause other physical havoc?” Absolutely!

The really frightening aspect about electro smog is how little control you have over it.

How You Can Protect Yourself?

Fortunately, you are not completely helpless. There are strategies that can help reduce your exposure and protect you from the constant onslaught of radiation.

For over 20 years, Building Biologists (www.buildingbiology.net) have been studying and educating the general public regarding the negative impact of electromagnetic fields (EMF). On their website are multiple videos and information on the why, what and how for dealing with EMFs.

First and foremost, you’ll want to reduce your exposure to as many sources as you can.

Intestinal care: The Paracelsus Clinic in Switzerland discovered that symptoms of electrosensitivity can be reduced by providing gut barrier support. Make sure you are getting plenty of healthy probiotics. Joy To Live Neutra-Cleanse is a good source.

Regular detoxification programs: In a course for physicians on this subject, taught by Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, MD he says, “Not only are you dealing with increasing amounts of toxic chemicals in your environment, your body is full of microorganisms that respond to EMFs by generating increased levels of their own toxins.”

Ionic Silver kills the microorganisms that are generating increased levels of toxins due to EMF exposure. Fulvia and Neutra-Cleanse are also important for cleaning the cells, blood and bowels of toxic chemicals, metals and decayed and putrefying foodstuffs.

Beware of mold: Mold, just like other microorganisms, can also react in high EMF environments. One study showed 600 times more neurotoxins generated from mold in a high EMF environment. According to Rees, there are also mold legal cases being reviewed, questioning whether problems in buildings infested with mold may have actually been related to nearby antenna infrastructure.

Silver is the only known substance that will kill all types of mold.

Controlling the environment in which you sleep is especially important, given you spend a third of your life there. Here are five steps to help you sleep better.

  1. Use battery clocks near bed. Research has shown that exposure to high magnetic fields while sleeping can cause severe long-term illness. Many electric clocks produce high magnetic fields.
  2. Turn off bedroom circuit breakers. A restful sleep is necessary for health and a strong immune system. Electric fields affect the bio-communication system, keeping you from sleeping soundly.
  3. Eliminate or shield from RF. Radio frequency (RF) signals from portable phones, cell phones, and wireless devices have been shown to interfere with the body’s immune system.
  4. Use beds without metal. Metal frames and metal box springs can amplify and distort the earth’s natural magnetic field, which can lead to a non-restful sleep. Use natural materials.
  5. Make sure there are no elevated magnetic fields. Magnetic fields from appliances and building wiring can penetrate walls into a bedroom and disrupt the body’s communication system.

Electrical Pollution Solution has an extensive list of steps you can take to combat electro smog in your home and work environments. Their suggestions include the following:

Remove your microwave oven. Besides dangerous EMF radiation, microwave ovens have other negatives impacts on your health. (See Microwaves)

Avoid using electric blankets and electric heating pads.

Use rubber gloves when washing dishes or working at the sink, and stand on a non-conductive mat. Both increase the resistance of the path through your body.

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Enema

Salt and Soda Enema:

1 Tbs. sea salt (I recommend Himalayan or Real Salt)
1 Tbs. baking soda
2 quarts water

Directions for Standard Enema:

Fill enema bag
Hang about 4 feet above the floor (on towel rack)
Knee-chest position with chest against floor and rectum higher than head
Insert nozzle tip into rectum, using lubricant (olive oil) if needed
Empty water into rectum, and hold inside rectum as much as possible
Massage abdomen in counter-clockwise direction
When bag is empty or no more fluid can be held, remove tip
Lie on each side for 5 minutes, while massaging abdomen
Discard contents of rectum into toilet
Repeat until bag is empty

I personally prefer taking an enema in the bathtub.

Fill the tub with hot water and add Epsom salts and/or Miracle Soap. I also at times use baking soda.

Hang the enema bag from a string or wire connected to the shower head at the desired height. Fill the enema bag with warm water and desired ingredients.

While lying on your back or left side, insert the tube and take in water. The descending colon is on the left side and you want to get the water into the ascending colon on the right side. Raise up your buttocks the best you can while rolling to your right side. Then massage up the left side of your abdomen and across the top to the right side to encourage the water to move to that side. Then jiggle the right side of your stomach to cause the water to swish back and forth like a washing machine. Hold as long as you can, then step out on a towel to the toilet and evacuate your bowel.

Doing this three or more times in a session will begin to soften up and remove a lot of hardened fecal material. Without getting the water over to the ascending colon, an enema is somewhat superficial. If done correctly, you can irrigate the colon quite thoroughly.

The Coffee Enema for Liver Detoxification

The use of coffee in enemas for detoxification purposes is well known. It is a common herbal remedy that has been used by holistic and alternative medicine professionals for many years.


Recipe 1

The Coffee Enema for Liver Detoxification

The coffee enema has been used for many years to detoxify the liver. It is a low-volume enema that remains only in the sigmoid colon. There is a duct between the sigmoid colon and the liver called the entero-hepatic circulation system. When the stool reaches this point, it contains many toxins, which are sent to the liver for detoxification. The coffee enema will increase the transit time in the bowel. The caffeine that is absorbed into the entero-hepatic system causes the liver ducts, including the bile ducts, to empty into the sigmoid colon and be eliminated. Releasing the toxins in the liver ducts makes room for toxins from the body to enter the liver for detoxification. The alkaloids in the caffeine stimulate the production of glutathione-S-transferase, which is an enzyme that facilitates the liver detoxification pathways.

Coffee enemas will not waste minerals and electrolytes because they have already been absorbed in the previous sections of the intestines. The coffee enema is safe even for people who are sensitive to caffeine because the coffee remains in the sigmoid colon, where it will not be absorbed, provided the proper amount is used and the enema bag is not place too high.

Boil 1 quart of water in a non-aluminum pot. Add 2 tablespoons or more of organic coffee and continue to boil for 5 minutes. Remove pot from the heat and add 1 tablespoon of unsulfured molasses (optional). Cool to 90 degrees F. or less. Pour the coffee mixture through a fine mesh strainer or coffee filter into two 1 cup measuring cups. Clamp the end of the enema bag. Pour 1 cup of filtered coffee mixture into the enema bag. Release the clamp until the coffee begins to flow out, and then clamp the bag again immediately.

Hang the enema bag at a height of about 3 feet, not higher. Lie on the floor and gently insert the nozzle. Use olive oil on the nozzle if needed. Release the clamp and let the coffee mixture flow into the sigmoid colon. Clamp the tubing as soon as there is a sensation of “fullness” or when the enema bag is empty and remove the nozzle. If possible, without forcing yourself, retain the enema for 10 minutes, and then empty your bowel.

After emptying your bowel, repeat the process with the remaining (1 cup) of coffee mixture. If you cannot hold 1 cup of coffee mixture enema, take several smaller enemas.

When the bile duct empties, you will hear or feel a squirting sensation in the area of your right rib cage. After feeling the bile emptying, you can stop taking enemas for that day.

If you do not feel the bile duct emptying after one week of daily enemas, increase the strength of the coffee or take slightly larger volume enemas.

You should not feel nervous or jittery after the enema because the coffee does not get absorbed systemically. If you do feel nervous, jittery, have palpitations, or irregular heartbeats, after a coffee enema; reduce the amount of coffee by half or more.

Repeat enemas as needed to detoxify chemical toxins and/or allergic reactions.

Recipe 2

Supplies:

You will need to buy a re-usable enema kit, available at most pharmacies.
Distilled or purified water.
Organic coffee, any roasting level will do.
French Press pot.

Preparing the Coffee:

Bring 8 cups of water to a boil.
Grind eight heaping spoonsful of organic coffee. Put it in a French press pot.
Pour the water over the coffee grounds and let it steep then cool for one hour.
After this amount of time, the liquid should be about body temperature. If you stick your finger in the water it should be lukewarm, but not hot.
Filter the coffee grounds and then pour the coffee liquid into the enema bag.

Directions:

Follow the directions that accompany the enema kit. Lie on your right side, inject and retain the coffee for 10-20 minutes.
I recommend lightly massaging your abdomen from left to right (up the left side, and then left to right just below the navel).
Additionally, I recommend changing positions while retaining the coffee. After a few minutes turn over onto your back, a few minutes later switch to your left side before evacuating your bowels.

The effects of a coffee enema are different than a saline enema. The most important difference between a saline enema and a coffee enema is the presence of caffeine in the coffee. Caffeine, theophylline and theobromine, combine to stimulate the relaxation of smooth muscles causing dilatation of blood vessels and bile ducts. The effects of having a coffee enema are not the same as drinking coffee. The veins of the anus are very close to the surface of the tissue. The caffeine is therefore absorbed more quickly (and in higher concentration) than it is in when drinking coffee.

Coffee has a chemical makeup that is stimulative. The enzymes in coffee, known as palmitates, help the liver carry away the toxins in bile acid. The coffee is absorbed into the hemorrhoidal vein, then taken up to the liver by the portal vein. With the bile ducts dilated, bile carries toxins away to the gastro-intestinal tract. Simultaneously, peristaltic activity is encouraged because of the flooding of the lower colon. Thus, when the colon is evacuated, the toxins and bile are carried out of the body.


Recipe 3

Pour 4 cups of filtered or distilled water into a non-metal pot or saucepan.
Stir in 3/4 cup of finely ground organic coffee from a health store and make sure it is mixed well in the water. Then, bring to a boil and boil for 3 to 5 minutes while stirring occasionally.

Reduce from heat and cover pot or saucepan with lid and let simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
Remove from stove element and let coffee enema cool down to room temperature.
Strain coffee through fine sieve or coffee filter to remove as many coffee grinds as possible.

Because of the boiling process, some of the water evaporated, so add plain filtered or distilled water to the coffee to bring it up to 4 full cups.

Store the coffee in a sealed container and keep refrigerated.

Coffee enema will normally stay good for 4 to 5 days and should be used within that time for optimum benefits.

Coffee Enema Setup:

In a large measuring container (at least 4 cup size):
Pour 1 cup of the concentrated organic coffee from the container in the fridge.
Add 3 cups of filtered or distilled water to make 4 cups total.
Pour diluted coffee into a saucepan and heat it until it is lukewarm.

Immediately pour it into the bucket or bag and infuse right away so it doesn´t get too cool. In whichever way is most comfortable (kneeling, squatting or laying down) gently insert tube tip into the rectum for at least 4 inches if possible.

You can lubricate it with olive oil for easier insertion.

If there is rectal bleeding or severe pain or swelling, it is risky to force the tube, as this may aggravate the problem or even perforate the bowel wall. So, it is best to wait until any bleeding or severe discomfort passes before doing an enema.

It is best to place the bag bucket about 18 inches to 2 feet above floor level so gravity will send the coffee downward to your colon. Any higher may result in too fast a flow and cause abdominal cramping and gas. If the bucket is too low then the flow will be too slow. Each person has a different preference. Just make sure the level of the bag bucket is best for your particular comfort and needs.

After the tube is inserted as far as is comfortable, lay down on your Left Side and allow the lukewarm coffee to enter your colon.

Reprinted from: http://www.sawilsons.com

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Energy

It has long been recognized that nutrition plays a role in cell vibration, energy production and in good health.

Aerobia is a natural energy booster. Most energy drinks on the market today burn out the adrenal glands and lead to chronic fatigue. Aerobia contains oxygen; vitamin b12 and Coq10, all of which help the body produce its own natural energy without negative side effects. Most people are seriously deficient in vitamin b-12 and may immediately feel the benefits of taking this product.

Fulvia is the best detoxifier of the receptor sites in the cells allowing insulin to now get inside of the once blocked cells in order to convert glucose to energy. It also provides the necessary minerals in their proper form to convert the glucose to energy.

Elixir Blast has 146 healthy nutrients including vitamins, minerals and natural herbs. It contains lycopene, lutein, omegas 3,6 and 9, CoQ10 and is more complete than a lot of multivitamin supplements. It may help reduce asthma, osteoporosis, cholesterol, blood pressure, and hardening of arteries. It also reduces risk of cancer, macular degeneration, cataracts and improves digestion; immune system and energy.

Affinity has 32 ingredients that each has many vitamins, minerals and other natural nutrients. These nutrients are noted for reducing chronic fatigue and increasing metabolism, Oxygen levels in the blood, vitality, mental alertness, longevity and energy, just to name a few.

People who sleep fewer hours seem to prefer eating foods that are higher in calories and carbohydrates, which can lead to overeating, weight gain, and obesity over time. Hormones that are released during sleep control appetite and the body’s use of energy. For example, insulin controls the rise and fall of blood sugar levels during sleep. People who don’t get enough sleep have insulin and blood sugar levels that are similar to those in people who are likely to have diabetes. Getting more sleep may be a factor in having plenty of energy.

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Endometriosis

Endometriosis can be a very nasty inflammatory response in and around the uterus, through the fallopian tubes, and even on the ovaries. It causes very painful menstruation and stabbing pains that come and go on an irregular basis.

Ionic Silver can be taken orally, two teaspoons daily. It can also be used as a douche by pumping two ounces of liquid silver intravaginally with buttocks elevated and rolling from side to side, holding it for 12 minutes, and then releasing. This will kill bacteria and viruses in and around the cervix.

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Epilepsy

People who have Epilepsy are probably lacking Magnesium and vitamin B12 found in Elixir Blast and Aerobia.   Fulvia should also be taken for its minerals and also for helping with absorption of other vital nutrients.

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Epstein-Barr Virus

Epstein-Barr virus causes mononucleosis and chronic fatigue syndrome. Ionic Silver has the ability to destroy viruses. Drink four ounces for two days, sipping every hour. Drink two ounces daily for the next five days. For maintenance, drink two tablespoons in the morning and at night. Use topically as needed.

If you have a uterine yeast infection at the same time, you can use Ionic Silver as a douche, holding it for twelve minutes before releasing. You can spray the silver topically for sore muscles, apply it topically and recognize that Fulvia, acidophilus, vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids with coenzyme Q10 may help.

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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) has the same root as virtually every other disease. Petrochemicals mimic estrogen and in almost every case, someone suffering from ED has high levels of estrogen and low levels of testosterone. See BPS's

Affinity was designed to provide the nutrition that is found to be lacking in people suffering from ED. It may help to balance the hormones in both men and women, often increasing sexual desire and stamina.

LeJoyva Coffee contains the superfood Yarshagumba, which has long-time been referred to as Himalayan Viagra. Among its many other health benefits, LeJoyva Coffee in many cases improves erectile function and I highly recommend it to anyone suffering from this problem.

Zinc is an important mineral to consider when suffering from ED. Zinc is the main mineral that is lost through ejaculation and taking extra Zinc may help. 

I have been experimenting with a formulation that appears to show great benefits and if my research shows promise, there is a strong possibility that Joy To Live will eventually make this product available. 

More to come on this subject...

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Eye Health

Lutein found in Elixir Blast supports healthy eye function. Elixir Blast can also help reduce risk of macular degeneration and cataracts and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of eye diseases. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

Elixir Blast and Neutra Cleanse help improve digestion, and Elixer Blast contains vitamin A, which also leads to eye health.

Orange and yellow vegetables like carrots and squash have important eye nutrients and should be a regular part of a healthy diet.

Aspartame is a major cause of eye diseases. We found that some physicians, who believed that they had a patient with retinopathy, in fact, had symptoms caused by Aspartame. (See Aspartame)

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Eyes – Home Remedy

For scars, film, glaucoma, cataracts and spots – 2 drops 1x a day – will burn at first

5 parts distilled water

2 parts best grade raw honey

1 part apple cider vinegar – sterling or braggs

Also do eye exercises

To clear up whites of eyes – drink red clover tea twice a day

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Eyes – Reduce Eyestrain

How to Reduce Eyestrain and Promote Optimal Vision - Dr. Ben Kim on Nov 12, 2009

This article outlines simple eye exercises and acupressure points that you can use to reduce eyestrain and support optimal vision.

To reduce eyestrain and experience optimal vision, two major requirements are as follows:

The six muscles that move each of your eyes need to be strong and relaxed.

You must have healthy blood flow to your eyes and to the muscles that control your eyes.

The six muscles that control all of your eye movements are as follows:

Lateral rectus - Primarily moves the eye outward, away from your nose.

Medial rectus - Primarily moves the eye inward, toward your nose.

Superior rectus - Primarily moves the eye upward.

Inferior rectus - Primarily moves the eye downward.

Superior oblique - Primarily rotates the top of the eye toward your nose.

Inferior oblique - Primarily rotates the top of the eye away from your nose.

Perhaps the single greatest reason why people in today's society suffer from chronic eyestrain and deteriorating vision is the amount of time that is spent staring at computer monitors and television screens.

Your eyes are designed to move regularly, and regular movement of your eyes is what promotes optimal blood flow and nerve function to your eyes and the six muscles that control your eye movements.

What follows are several simple eye exercises that you can do on a regular basis to keep your eyes and vision as healthy as possible:

Look as far to your right as possible for 3-5 seconds, then as far to your left as possible for 3-5 seconds. Rest for a few seconds, and then repeat this sequence several times.

Look as far up as possible for 3-5 seconds, then look as far down as possible for 3-5 seconds. Rest for a few seconds, and then repeat this sequence several times.

Slowly roll your eyes in a circle, first clockwise, then counter-clockwise. Rest for a few seconds, and then repeat this sequence several times. Be sure to roll slowly - it should take at least 3 seconds for you to roll your eyes in a full circle.

Hold a pen in front of you, about an arm's length away. Focus your vision on the tip of your pen for 3-5 seconds, and then shift the focus of your vision to an object that is farther away for 3-5 seconds; the greater the distance between your pen and the distant object, the better. If you are indoors, look out a window to find a distant object to focus your vision on. Repeat this sequence of going back and forth between your pen and a distant object several times.

Just for interest's sake, this exercise is used by some professional baseball players to optimize visual acuity, which is essential for the hand-eye coordination that is needed to play pro ball.

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Eyes – Restore Eyesight

Restoring Your I-sight. How the Soul Unites the Senses in Healthy Seeing

Doug Marsh July 10, 2009

Much of medical science deals strictly with the body, while denying – or at least largely relegating to the background – our inner soul essence. This view is particularly prevalent in conventional vision treatment where eyesight is considered to be a camera-like process which creates an image that’s either in or out of focus. Such a one-tiered approach results in a lopsided notion of what is normal. Eyeglasses are so commonplace in our culture, they’re considered virtually natural extensions of the human anatomy. People seeing clearly with their own eyes are becoming a rare breed.

In more recent years, the quest for a novel approach to vision treatment took a technological leap with the advent of refractive eye surgery, also known as laser eye surgery, or by the acronym of LASIK, a popular procedure. In a way, this technology is turning full circle back to Mother Nature’s design, touting 20/20 vision (or very close to it) with a natural appearance and no fuss. According to the industry, these purported outcomes involve minimal risk and have high patient satisfaction rates.

However, more cases of patients with negative outcomes – ranging in scale from continual annoying symptoms to disabling complications and worsening eyesight – are coming to the forefront in the media and on the Internet. Tragically, a few cases have ended in suicides.

The furor prompted the US Federal Drug Administration (FDA) last year to publicly hear statements from affected patients. The FDA panel reiterated that refractive eye surgery, like any surgery, has its risks but has an excellent overall track record. Nevertheless, to bolster the safeguards, they recommended enhanced patient screening methods and further post-operative studies by the industry. (Interestingly, the eye doctor who chaired the FDA panel wears glasses. Although she regularly performs refractive eye surgery, she chooses not to undergo the procedure herself, citing one of the reasons as an aversion to any level of risk.)

Lost amid the allure and debates over technological treatments is an obscure alternative called natural vision improvement (NVI). As the name implies, it’s a more nature-centered approach, a holistic mind-body method that seeks to reverse an imbalance induced by a response to stress. It introduces a psychological component, counter to most prevailing notions that the physical eyes somehow just “go bad” with no hope of improving. For those attuned to esoteric traditions – or the “Perennial Philosophy” as writer Aldous Huxley put it – the psyche is simply a secular name for the soul.

Figure 1 – The sense of color in vision. The spectrum in the rainbow.

To understand how NVI succeeds on the personal soul level, the work of spiritual scientist Rudolf Steiner offers some insights. While embodied within a physical form, our soul is said to be a link between the “lower” physical world and the “higher” world of the spirit in which we simultaneously participate. Steiner further suggested that a portion called the sentient soul is responsible for our experience of sensation. He also distinguished between the terms perception and sensation; perception comes first and is fleeting, but the sensation which follows lasts.

When external light reaches us, the eyes initially register a myriad of perceptions from our environment. Then something lights up in the sentient soul when certain perceptions are filtered and sensations come alive with personal vividness and quality. For example, when you behold a red object with your eyes, you initially perceive the color. However, this color perception ceases once you look away, but the sensation that it makes upon you continues to linger in your soul. It’s a lasting impression that may be later recalled, whether to ponder its meaning and significance or to rekindle nostalgic sentiments and feelings.

Because our sensations illuminate internally in a unique and private way, Steiner contended that this soul activity is not a mere brain process. Science can describe the various light, chemical and nerve stimuli along the chain from the eye retina to the brain, but he noted that nowhere can our actual sensations be found in this chain. The sentient soul is said to also partake in the intrinsically private activities of feelings, emotions, drives and instincts, as well as willing, where our soul flows outward through actions.

Such a perspective of soul activity aligns with other researchers’ distinctions of mind and brain. Neurophysiologist Wilder Penfield once determined that no amount of electronic probing in the various areas of the brain would elicit a person to believe or decide. He concluded that the mind seems to work independently of the brain, analogous to a computer programmer acting independently of the firings within the computer. Penfield suggested that the mind has its own energy that is different from the neurons that travel the pathways within the brain.

Michael Polanyi, philosopher of science and social science, arrived at the same conclusion when he stated that thoughts and neural processes are two completely different things.

Religious author Huston Smith concurs, suggesting “the brain breathes mind like the lungs breathe air.”

We typically think of having five senses – sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch – with sight generally considered to be the most important in its ability to perceive shades of lightness and different colors. However, Steiner recognized that we have at least seven more than these basic senses. By the term sense, he meant a perception which provides us with immediate information without the involvement of a thought process. One of the additional senses he noted was what he called movement, what is nowadays termed proprioception. Movement is that special sense which indicates whether we’re still or moving, providing direct feedback where our joints, tendons and muscles are in space.

Steiner also recognized how the various senses work together, not in isolation. Although each sense may be categorized for the sake of definitions, our soul reunites the separate perceptions into a unified whole that provides coherent inner meaning. Of particular note, he was well aware that vision encompasses more than the sense of sight. In 1919, he knew the important role that the sense of movement plays in visual sensation.

We nearly always see things so that when they give the colors to us, they also show us the boundaries of colors, namely, lines and forms. We are not normally aware of how we perceive when we perceive color and form at the same time. At first you see only the color through the specific activity of the eye (sense of sight). You see the circular form when you subconsciously use the sense of movement and unconsciously make a circular movement. When the circle you have apprehended through your sense of movement rises to cognition, it is then joined with the perceived color.

You take the form out of your entire body when you appeal to the sense of movement spread out over your entire body. Today, official science is not at all interested in such a refined way of observation, so it does not distinguish between seeing color and perceiving form with the help of the sense of movement. In the future however, we will not be able to educate with such confusion. How will it be possible to educate human seeing if we do not know that the whole human being participates in seeing through the sense of movement?

Decades later, Steiner’s comments appear to have been validated by Alfred Yarbus, a psychologist who studied the eye movements of people looking at natural objects and scenes. In the 1950s and 1960s, he recorded the rapid saccadic eye movements that occur within milliseconds and demonstrated with remarkable images how the eyes subconsciously scan forms and outlines with incredible speed.

Steiner’s observations are also quite extraordinary when related to NVI fundamentals of proper vision. William Bates was an eye doctor who broke from the mold of orthodox teachings and single-handedly established the field of NVI back in the early 1900s. Two of Bates’ guiding fundamentals are what he called shifting and apparent movement (also called the swing), both which involve our sense of movement.

The eyes, which move by different sets of surrounding muscles, must continually shift from point to point to prevent the strain of fixation. Otherwise, the subconscious saccadic movements become sluggish and vision begins to blur within seconds. It’s analogous to grasping a heavy object in your hand and holding it tightly in an extended arm position. The muscle strain cannot be held long before you lose your hold and drop the object. If we fixate for too long in an attempt to “hold” a point in our sight with intense concentration, the effort backfires and we lose the clarity of sight.

As for oppositional movement, stationary objects in our peripheral field of vision must have the appearance of moving in an opposing direction. This swing is a natural consequence of the first fundamental, the shift.

Bates explains the illusion of the swing: “Your head and eyes are moving all day long. Imagine that stationary objects are moving in the direction opposite to the movement of your head and eyes. When you walk about the room or on the street, notice that the floor or pavement seems to come toward you, while objects on either side appear to move in the direction opposite to the movement of your body.”

If one attempts to stop this illusion of oppositional movement, Bates claimed it caused vertigo or dizziness. That’s because our sense of balance also comes into play for effective vision. Coordinated body movements and eye movements depend on good balance, controlled by the organs in the inner ears.

In more recent years, the role of movement and balance in visual perception has been recognized in a specialty field called developmental or behavioral optometry. They have made the connection between visual difficulties, mental development, and emotional behavior, with such problems as dyslexia, slow reading and poor comprehension, ADHD and juvenile delinquency. Some children have difficulty reuniting the individual senses as a unified whole, causing a jumbled imbalance of sensations, thoughts and emotions.

The importance of training which integrates the senses with whole-body movements is a hallmark of this specialized field of optometry. The training typically incorporates bouncing on the trampoline with rhythmic arm and hand movements and visual interaction with special wall charts. Or the child could be instructed to call out answers to rapid-fire mental tasks – like mathematics or spelling – while jumping on the trampoline. Balance beams are also used in combination with sensory, physical and mental tasks.

In a separate field of study, psychiatrist Harold Levinson treated thousands of cases of learning disabilities and phobias and discovered a common physical correlation. Over 90 percent of his patients who were dyslexic or phobic had a malfunction of the inner-ear system. These more recent findings validate what Steiner suggested back in his day: mental disorders are linked to physiological disorders.

“But one will find over and again,” he wrote, “that especially in so-called mental illness – which actually has been, as such, incorrectly named – physical processes of illness are present in a hidden way somewhere. Before one wants to meddle with mental illness, one ought actually, with the proper diagnosis, to determine which physical organ is involved in the illness.” Thinking, feeling, and willing – soul activities which follow from our senses – are all interrelated and interdependent.

In our highly technological era, we are intently centered on the physical realm, bombarded with sense data from the external environment. Such sensory overload may induce responses in an individual’s soul, such as fear and anxiety, while causing overconcentration and staring. The net result can lead to a habitual strain pattern that restricts movement and negatively impacts the healthy functioning of the eye-focusing muscles. School age children are especially prone to such problems and begin to develop vision problems early as a result.

One of the most fascinating aspects of improving eyesight naturally is a “flash” of near perfect vision that spontaneously occurs from time to time. I experienced flashes several times prior to having any knowledge of the phenomenon. They appear very early in the vision improvement process for many people, even for those with a high degree of initial blur. I liken the experience to a flash of inspiration or intuition from the spiritual realm, a Divine Perfection pouring into the soul, reminding the eyes how to see clearly again without strain. It’s also a reminder to step back from the stressful demands of a society fixated on material ends and become more in touch with our higher spiritual nature.

Quantum physicist Arthur Zajonc chronicled the scientific study of light and visual optics from the time of the early Greek philosophers to our current age and laments at the gradual demise of artistic and spiritual insights in the endeavor. Throughout the centuries, Plato’s light of the soul in visual perception was eventually excised by science to the point we are today – a pure neurophysical model – even though the nature of light is as enigmatic as ever.

We’ve become so steeped in material pursuits that we’ve “lost sight” of the spiritual side. If physical light is the counterpart of spiritual light, perhaps the visual blur that’s endemic to modern culture is a manifestation of spiritual myopia?

Observe the symmetry in the word “eye” itself. I view it as a symbol of our threefold nature. One “e” represents the exoteric or physical realm, while the other “e” represents the esoteric or spiritual realm. The “y” in between is the soul with three branches, two linking body and spirit, while the third points to the “I” (pronounced the same as “eye”) that is the center of our soul. Window of the soul, indeed!

Bibliography

William H. Bates, The Cure of Imperfect Sight by Treatment Without Glasses, New York: Central Fixation Publishing, 1920. Reprint, Pomeroy, Wash.: Health Research Books, n.d.

William H. Bates, “Perfect Sight,” Better Eyesight, September 1927

Aldous Huxley, The Perennial Philosophy, New York: Harper and Brothers, 1945

Harold N. Levinson, Phobia Free, with Stephen Carter, New York: M. Evans and Company, 1986

Wilder Penfield, The Mystery of the Mind: A Critical Study of Consciousness and the Human Brain, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1975. Quoted in Huston Smith, Forgotten Truth: The Common Vision of the World’s Religions (New York: Harper Collins, 1992), 64-65

Michael Polanyi, Personal Knowledge, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1958. Quoted in Huston Smith, Forgotten Truth: The Common Vision of the World’s Religions (New York: Harper Collins, 1992), 63

Huston Smith, Forgotten Truth: The Common Vision of the World’s Religions, New York: Harper Collins, 1992

Rudolf Steiner, A Psychology of Body, Soul, and Spirit: Anthroposophy, Psychosophy, & Pneumatosophy, Translated by Marjorie Spock, Herndon, Va.: Anthroposophic Press, 1999

Rudolf Steiner, Polarities in Health, Illness and Therapy, Lecture, Pennmenmawr, N. Wales, August 28, 1923. Spring Valley, NY: Mercury Press, 1987. Rudolf Steiner Archive. wn.rsarchive.org/Lectures/Polart_index.html

Rudolf Steiner, The Foundations of Human Experience, Translated by Robert F. Lathe and Nancy Parsons Whittaker, Herndon, Va.: Anthroposophic Press, 1996

Rudolf Steiner, Theosophy: An Introduction to the Spiritual Processes in Human Life and in the Cosmos, Translated by Catherine E. Creeger. Herndon, Va.: Anthroposophic Press, 1994

Alfred Yarbus, Eye Movements and Vision, New York: Plenum Press, 1967

Arthur Zajonc, Catching the Light: The Entwined History of Light and Mind, New York: Bantam Books, 1993

DOUG MARSH, a professional engineer and vision education advocate, has extensively studied natural vision improvement and the mind/body interface as it relates to eyesight. He is the author of Restoring Your Eyesight: A Taoist Approach. The natural Taoist approach has greatly reduced his nearsightedness while also relieving the symptoms of a TMJ/inner-ear disorder. Most days he experiences brief, spontaneous “flashes” of near 20/20 eyesight, an encouraging sign that his vision continues to heal. He lives in Canada and his website is www.taosight.com.

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Example

THE SERMONS WE SEE ~ Jack Suttles

I’d rather see a sermon than hear one any day

I’d rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way

The eye is a better pupil and more willing than the ear

Fine counsel is confusing but examples are always clear

And the best of all the preachers are the men who live their creeds

For to see good put in action is what everybody needs

I soon can learn to do it if you’ll let me see it done

I can watch yours hands and actions but your tongue too fast may run

The lecture you deliver may be very wise and true

But I’d rather get my lessons by observing what you do

There’s no misunderstanding how you act and how you live

One good man teaches many - men believe what others do

One deed of kindness noticed is worth fifty that are told

Who stands with men of honor, holds his honor dear

For right living speaks a language which to everyone is clear

Though an able speaker charms me with his eloquence I say

I’d rather see a sermon than hear one any day

True Story:

His name is Bill. He had wild hair, wore a T-shirt with holes in it, jeans, and no shoes. This was literally his wardrobe for his entire four years of college.

He was brilliant, quite profound and very, very bright. He became a Christian while attending college.

Across the street from the campus is a well-dressed, very conservative church. They want to develop a ministry to the students but are not sure how to go about it.

One day Bill decides to go there. He walks in with no shoes, jeans, his T-shirt, and wild hair. The service has already started and so Bill starts down the aisle looking for a seat. The church is completely packed and he can't find a seat. By now people are really looking a bit uncomfortable, but no one says anything.

Bill gets closer and closer and closer to the pulpit, and when he realizes there are no seats, he just squats down right on the carpet. By now the people are really uptight, and the tension in the air is thick.

About this time, the minister realizes that from way at the back of the church, a Deacon is slowly making his way toward Bill.

Now the Deacon is in his eighties, silver-gray hair and a three-piece suit; a godly man, very elegant, very dignified, very courtly. He walks with a cane, and as he starts walking toward this boy, everyone is saying to themselves, you can't blame him for what he's going to do. How can you expect a man of his age and of his background to understand some college kid on the floor?

It takes a long time for the man to reach the boy. The church is utterly silent except for the clicking of the man's cane. All eyes are focused on him. You can't even hear anyone breathing. The minister can't even preach the sermon until the deacon does what he has to do.

And now they see this elderly man drop his cane on the floor. With great difficulty, he lowers himself and sits down next to Bill and worships with him so he won't be alone. Everyone chokes up with emotion.

When the minister gains control, he says, "What I'm about to preach, you will never remember. What you have just seen, you will never forget."

"Be careful how you act. You may be the only Bible that many people will ever read!"

I asked the Lord to bless you as I prayed for you today.

To guide you and protect you as you go along your way....

His love is always with you, His promises are true,

And when we give Him all our cares, we know He’ll see us through.

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Failure - Inspirational Quotes

Confucius:
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Norman Vincent Peale:
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Earl Nightingale:
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.

Dale Carnegie:
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.

Napoleon Hill:
Before success comes in any man's life he is sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps, some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and most logical thing to do is to quit. That is exactly what the majority of men do.

Napoleon Hill:
Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.

Napoleon Hill:
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.

Napoleon Hill:
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

Napoleon Hill:
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

Napoleon Hill:
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

Napoleon Hill:
Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.

Charley “Tremendous” Jones:
Everyone has a success mechanism and a failure mechanism. The failure mechanism goes off by itself. The success mechanism only goes off with a goal. Every time we write down and talk about a goal we push the button to start the success mechanism.

Robert Schuler:
Failure doesn't mean that you're a failure... it just means that you haven't succeeded yet.

Brian Tracy:
Failure is a prerequisite for great success. If you want to succeed faster, double your rate of failure.

Brian Tracy:
Remember, you only have to succeed the last time.

Brian Tracy:
Most people achieved their greatest success one step beyond what looked like their greatest failure.

Brian Tracy:
Never consider the possibility of failure; as long as you persist, you will be successful.

Brian Tracy:
Incorrect assumptions lie at the root of every failure. Have the courage to test your assumption.

Brian Tracy:
It is not failure itself that holds you back; it is the fear of failure that paralyzes you.

Zig Ziglar:
Failure is an event, never a person; an attitude, not an outcome.

Zig Ziglar:
Success doesn't make you and failure doesn't break you.

Louis E. Boone:
Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.

Robert C. Gallagher:
Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward.

Samuel Beckett:
Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

Robert Silliman Hillyer:
Perfectionism is a dangerous state of mind in an imperfect world. The best way is to forget doubts and set about the task at hand... If you are doing your best, you will not have time to worry about failure.

Michael Eisner:
Recovering from failure is often easier than building from success.

Roger Von Oech:
Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach.

Thomas Edison:
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man, and I will show you a failure.

Thomas Edison:
Many of life's failures are men who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Johnetta Cole:
Show me someone content with mediocrity and I'll show you someone destined for failure.

Dowden:
Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success.

Quentin Crisp:

If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.

Henry David Thoreau:
If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.

Mary Pickford:
If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.

Derek Bok:
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Vince Lombardi:
In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.

Vincent Lombardi:
Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.

Vince Lombardi:
The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it.

Anthony J. D'Angelo:
In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anonymous:
In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.

Tony Robbins:
I've come to believe that all my past failures and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.

Ella Fitzgerald:
Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.

Stephen Covey:
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really? True effectiveness requires balance.

Struther Burt:
Men are failures, not because they are stupid, but because they are not sufficiently impassioned.

Abraham Lincoln:
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln:
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Abraham Lincoln:
The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.

Elbert Hubbard:
A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.

Bob Dylan:
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

John Burroughs:
A man may fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.

Robert Browning:
A minute’s success pays the failure for years.

Kahlil Gibran:
A shy failure is nobler than an immodest success.

English proverb:
A stumble may prevent a fall.

Helen Keller:
All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.

Charles Franklin Kettering:
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.

Charles Franklin Kettering:
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.

Charles Franklin Kettering:
One fails forward toward success.

Darrell Royal:
As long as a person doesn't admit he is defeated, he is not defeated - he's just a little behind and isn't through fighting.

George Horace Lorimer:
Because a fellow has failed once or twice, or a dozen times, you don't want to set him down as a failure till he's dead or loses his courage - and that's the same thing.

Og Mandino:
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

John Charles Salak:
Failures are divided into two classes - those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.

H. Ross Perot:
Failures are like skinned knees, painful but superficial.

Japanese Proverb:
Fall seven times, stand up eight.

Frederick Smith:
Fear of failure must never be a reason not to try something.

Denis Waitley:
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

Denis Waitley:
To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.

Denis Waitley:
When you make a mistake or get ridiculed or rejected, look at mistakes as learning experiences, and ridicule as ignorance. Look at rejection as part of one performance, not as a turn down of the performer.

William Durant, founder of General Motors:
Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget about everything except what you're going to do now - and do it.

Duke Ellington:
Gray skies are just clouds passing over.

B. C. Forbes:
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.

Thomas Watson:
The way to succeed is to double your failure rate.

Michel de Montaigne:
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.

Frank McKinney:
There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose.

Author unknown:
There is no failure. Only feedback.

Eric Hoffer:
There is no loneliness greater than the loneliness of a failure. The failure is a stranger in his own house.

George Eliot:
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.

George Eliot:
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best.

George Elliot:
I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.

George Gordon, Lord Byron:
They never fail who die in a great cause.

Doug Larson:
To err is human; to admit it, superhuman.

Edward Simmons:
The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing it exactly right.

B. R. Hayden:
The first proof of a person's incapacity to achieve is their endeavoring to fix the stigma of failure on others.

Franklin Field:
The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: "I did not have time".

Robert Green Ingersoll:
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

Anonymous:
The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.

William Faulkner:
The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

Franklin D. Roosevelt:
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

Theodore Roosevelt:
The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.

Anthony J. D'Angelo:
The only real failure in life is one not learned from.

Charles Austin Beard.:
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Elbert Green Hubbard:
When on the brink of complete discouragement, success is discerning that... the line between failure and success is so fine that often a single extra effort is all that is needed to bring victory out of defeat.

Alexander Graham Bell:
When one door closes another door opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.

Orson Welles:
When you are down and out something always turns up - and it's usually the noses of your friends.

Les Brown:
When you are down on your back, if you can look up, you can get up.

Ward Cleaver:
When you make a mistake, admit it. If you don't, you only make matters worse.

P. J. O'Rourke:
Never fight an inanimate object.

Richard H. Nelson:
Never let yesterday use up today.

Unknown Author:
Never make the same mistake twice or you'll never get around to all of them.

Longinus:
In some attempts, it is glorious even to fail.

Nikki Giovanni:
It is the response to error that counts.

Anonymous:
It is wise to keep in mind that no success or failure is necessarily final.

Robert H. Schuller:
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

David Feherty:
It's how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success

Portuguese Proverb:
Stumbling is not falling.

George S. Patton:
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

George S. Patton:
You're never beaten until you admit it.

Douglas Macarthur:
It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.

Dwight Eisenhower:
No one can defeat us unless we first defeat ourselves.

Mike Ditka:
Success is never permanent, and failure is never final.

Dell Crossword:
Success is not permanent. The same is also true of failure.

T. S. Eliot:
Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.

Conrad Hilton:
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

Dr. Marcus Bach:
Success, or failure, very often arrives on wings that seem mysterious to us.

John Keats:
Failure is in a sense the highway to success, as each discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true.

Jim Rohn:
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

John C. Maxwell:
Failure is not fatal. Only failure to get back up is.

Malcom S. Forbes:
Failure is success if we learn from it.

Truman Capote:
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

Lao Tzu:
Failure is the foundation of success, and the means by which it is achieved.

Henry Ford:
Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Sir James Matthew Barrie:
Failure is the path of least resistance.

Roger Crawford:
Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.

Ernest Hemingway:
But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.

James A. Michener:
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.

George E. Woodberry:
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.

Josephus Daniels:
Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.

Robert Galvin:
Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.

John Wooden:
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

H. Stanley Judd:
Don't be afraid to fail. Don't waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It's OK to fail. If you're not failing, you're not growing.

Sir Lewis Morris:
How far high failure overleaps the bounds of low success.

Thomas A. Edison:
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

Bill Cosby:
I don't know the key to success but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Reggie Jackson:
I feel that the most important requirement in success is learning to overcome failure. You must learn to tolerate it, but never accept it.

Katherine Mansfield:
I have made it a rule of my life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy... you can't build on it; it's only good for wallowing in.

Michael Jordan:
If it turns out that my best wasn't good enough, at least I won't look back and say that I was afraid to try; failure makes me work even harder.

Michael Jordan:
I have missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot... and missed. And I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why... I succeed.

Lou Holtz:
I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it.

George Burns:
I'd rather be a failure in something that I love than a success in something that I hate.

H. Duane Black:
If at first you don’t succeed, think how many people you’ve made happy.

John Maxwell:
To move forward today, you must learn to say good-bye to yesterday's hurts, tragedies and baggage.

Samuel McChord Crothers:
Try as hard as we may for perfection, the net result of our labors is an amazing variety of imperfectness. We are surprised at our own versatility in being able to fail in so many different ways.

Henry Van Dyke:
Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

F. Scott Fitzgerald:
Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.

J. M. Barrie:
We are all failures - at least, all the best of us are.

John Burdone Sanderson Haldane:
We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure and success are due to heredity, and how far to environment. But environment is the easier of the two to improve.

James E. Burke:
We don't grow unless we take risks. Any successful company is riddled with failures.

Henry David Thoreau:
We were born to succeed, not to fail.

Benjamin Disraeli:
What we anticipate seldom occurs, what we least expected generally happens.

Anonymous:
The only real failure in life is the failure to try.

Dr. Joyce Brothers:
The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.

John Dewey:
The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.

Thomas Paine:
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.

Edwin Percy Welles:
The saddest failures in life are those that come from not putting forth the power and will to succeed.

Benjamin Disraeli:
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.

Edgar A. Guest:
The timid and fearful first failures dismay

But the stout heart stays trying by night and by day

He values his failures as lessons that teach

The one way to get to the goal he would reach.

Anonymous:
The two hardest things to handle in life are failure and success.

James Dale Davidson:
When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both.

Red Sanders:
Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.

Mickey Rooney:
You always pass failure on the way to success.

Colin Powell:
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.

Robert Kennedy:
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Napoleon:
You become strong by defying defeat and by turning loss into gain and failure to success.

Beverly Sills:
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.

Mary Pickford:
You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down.

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Faith

You haven’t been told the whole truth about what it takes to be successful in life and today I am going to share with you how to have everything in life that you want, and for those of you who are members of Joy To Live, how to build a successful and profitable business.

Believing in the power of faith and wanting to receive the supernatural favor of God in my life, I began reading the Bible to learn more about faith and how to make it work. What I found are four simple steps that will guarantee financial abundance, perfect health and loving relationships for anyone who gets serious about using them.

I wondered why so few people had really unlocked the power of faith, then I read where most people have their spiritual ears closed and Christ said that he spoke in parables so that those who don’t have spiritual ears wouldn’t hear and wouldn’t understand.

This sounds a bit contradictory, but the truth is that God has some things that are so important, so valuable and so powerful, that he has reserved them for those who have their spiritual ears open to hearing the truth.

One day a young man approached the Greek philosopher Socrates and said, I come to you for knowledge. Socrates took the young man down to the sea and dunked him under the water. When he let the young man up for air, Socrates asked him to repeat what he wanted. 'Knowledge, O great one,' he sputtered. Socrates put him under the water again and after repeated dunkings the philosopher asked, 'What do you want?' The young man finally gasped, 'Air. I want air!' 'Good,' answered Socrates. 'Now, when you want knowledge as much as you wanted air, you shall have it.'

Faith does not come like a lightning bolt from heaven. It does not come by dancing, shouting or waving your arms and it does not come from feeling sorry for yourself. You must first desire faith, and you must ask God to open your spiritual ears so that you can understand what you are about to hear.

You may have asked, ‘what is faith?’ You many have even prayed to better understand faith and somebody told you about this website. That’s often how prayers are answered.

Faith comes by hearing the word and if you keep an open mind, it is planted like a seed in your heart and the same way that seeds must be watered in order to germinate, faith has to be exercised daily if you want it to grow strong like a tree.

Luke 13:19 says, The kingdom of God is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great tree; and the fowls of the air lodged in the branches of it. And Matt 17:20 says, if ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.

We are going to do some simple Algebra here so we can better understand what the scripture really says and if you haven’t already figured it out, we are talking about the same mustard seed in both verses.

So if the kingdom of God is likened to a mustard seed and faith is also likened to a mustard seed in the verses above, it is very possible that faith is equal to the kingdom of God.

Let’s look a little deeper. In Matthew chapter 6: 31-33 we read, “Therefore take no thought saying, What shall we eat? Or, What shall we drink? Or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; (which means right way of thinking) and all these things shall be added unto you.” How many things shall be added?

Then in Matthew 21:22 it says, And all things ye shall ask in prayer believing, ye shall receive. How many things? All things ye shall ask in prayer believing.

According to these verses, you can either seek the kingdom or you can ask in prayer believing to have all of the good things of life, so we have a second witness that the kingdom of God is the same thing as praying with faith.

During part of my life I lacked the necessary money to enjoy life to its fullest and I was tired of working around the clock and not being able to spend quality time with my family. So believing that there is a supernatural source of supply where all good things would flow unto me, I wanted to learn how to turn it on and tap into it.

Wallace D Wattles in the first chapter of his book the Science of Getting Rich said.

“WHATEVER MAY BE SAID IN PRAISE OF POVERTY, the fact remains that it is not possible to live a really complete life unless one is rich.”

“No one can rise to his greatest possible height in talent or soul development unless he has plenty of money, for to unfold the soul and to develop talent, he must have many things to use and these require money to buy them with.”

“The purpose of nature is the advancement and unfoldment of life and everyone should have all that can contribute to the power, elegance, beauty and richness of life. To be content with less is sinful.”

“The person who owns all he wants for the living of all the life he is capable of living is rich and no person can have all he wants without plenty of money.”

“To understand the science of getting rich is therefore the most essential of all knowledge on the physical plane.”

“There are three motives for which we live: We live for the body, we live for the mind and we live for the soul. No one of these is better or holier than the others; all alike are desirable and no one of the three – body, mind or soul – can live fully if one of the others is cut short of its full life and expression.”

“It is not right or noble to live only for the soul and deny mind or body and it is wrong to live for the intellect and deny body or soul.”

No one can be truly happy or satisfied unless his body is living fully in its every function and unless the same is true of his mind and his soul.”

“A person cannot live fully in body without good nutrition, comfortable clothing, warm shelter and without freedom from excessive toil. Rest and recreation are also necessary to his physical life.”

“One cannot live fully in mind without books and time to study them, without opportunity for travel and observation or without intellectual companionship, objects of art and things of beauty he is capable of using and appreciating.”

To achieve fullness in soul a person must have love, and love is denied fullest expression by poverty. A person’s highest happiness is found in the bestowal of benefits on those he loves. The person who has nothing to give cannot fully fill his space as a spouse, as a parent, as a citizen or as a human being.”

“It is perfectly right that you should desire to be rich, for you can render to God and humanity no greater service than to become the most you can be.”

I believe that God wants us to reach our fullest potential. We have just learned that it is impossible to experience a fullness of joy and develop fully without plenty of time and money. The good news is that we can have everything in life, that we ask for in faith believing. Faith is available to everyone and it grows strong through daily practice, the same as muscles that are regularly exercised.

However, if you believe that God doesn’t want you to be rich, you must shed yourself of this false idea and most of those false ideas were ingrained in us since childhood.

For example, you’ve probably heard that it is hard for a rich man to get into heaven. What they didn’t tell you is that it is harder for a poor man, because without faith it is impossible to get into heaven and rich people tend to have more faith than poor people.

So let’s explore the principles of faith, because with faith, you can build yourself a thriving Joy To Live business and in doing so you can help lift up a lot of people that are struggling with their faith, their health and their finances. With strong faith, you might even find your way into the pearly gates if that is what you seek.

The four steps are first learning the art of gratitude, then creating a clear vision of what you want, training the heart to think correctly and training the tongue to speak correctly without doubting.

So let’s take these one at a time so we can see how each step is important toward helping you acquire the kind of faith that will bring you everything you want in life. Attitude determines altitude. Once you fully understand how faith works, you will begin to realize that you created 100% of the situation you are currently experiencing. You will also know that if you don’t like what you have created, you now have the power to change it.

It is impossible to have faith when you are feeling ungrateful about anything, so I suggest that you make a list of things for which you are grateful. This list should eventually include all of the things that you currently are not grateful for.

God commanded us to be grateful in all things; but it is not because he is egotistical or selfish. God does not need our gratitude. He gave this commandment for our benefit, not ours. Gratitude is the “power” that turns your wishes into reality. Gratitude is the “power” of creation. The same as you might tell a son or daughter to do something they don’t see the benefit of doing, because you can see the end result; God knows what is our best good and he wants us to be grateful because it is the attitude of gratitude that puts us in the driver’s seat of the “create anything you want machine.”

I also rest in the fact that all things work for good to those who love the Lord, including those things that may cause me to struggle emotionally, physically and spiritually. For this reason I am thankful for those experiences, because I know that everything I am experiencing at every moment in my life is working for my best good.

Problems are opportunities to do the right thing. I am thankful for the opportunity to overcome and I can overcome all things, and do all things through Christ Jesus who strengthens me, and to God be all the glory, for He has made me more than an overcomer.

God has commanded that I be thankful in all things. It is easy to be grateful for the roses in life, but only people who are spiritually mature can appreciate the thorns.

“He who is thankful in all things shall be made glorious and the things of this earth shall be added a hundred fold yea more.”

Thank You Lord for every challenge that causes me to reach out and look up and ask, “How can I more fully partake of thy supernatural favor and all of the good things that You have prepared for me?”

I am thankful to be in the place where all good things flow unto me easily, quickly and abundantly. I am thankful for the supernatural favor of God in every area of my life and in all that I do. I am thankful – I am thankful – I am thankful – Thank You Lord!

We should be thankful in all things including those things we do not yet have. Instead of saying, “Lord, heal me” you might say, “Thank you Lord that I am healed.” Words of gratitude are a greater demonstration of faith.

Gratitude puts a person into a frame of mind where faith can exist. A person who whines or complains about his or her circumstances cannot be filled with faith and Psalms 100:4 tells us that only through thanksgiving and praise can we enter into the “gates” of the kingdom.

Step number two is vision – getting clear on what you really want. Where you are today, you were headed there yesterday. If you are not happy with where you are right now, then your vision of where you were going was not clear enough. Most people however are wondering “how they arrived” at the circumstances they are now experiencing.

MANY PEOPLE fail to get what they want, only because they themselves have only a vague and misty concept of the things they want to have or do. You must form a clear and definite mental picture of what you want.

Faith is the “substance” of things hoped for and in order to impress your wants upon this living, thinking substance, it MUST be done by a coherent vision statement. You must be SPECIFIC and definite. The more clear and definite you make your picture and the more you dwell upon it, bringing out all its delightful details, the faster it will be manifested.

The scripture says that before God begins anything, he always finishes it first. In other words he has a vision of the completed project before he begins it. You too can create a vision of what you want. That way, before you even begin a project, you will know what the end result is going to be and you will not get discouraged when you’ve had a bad day, because you will realize that what you are going through today is only temporary and you will know through faith what is coming to you because you have seen a vision of the end result.

Some people have made vision boards as a reminder of what they want. They post pictures of the house, car and other things they want. They test-drive the new car, they attend an open house, and they memorize the feel and odor of car as they drive it. The clearer that you make your vision the faster you will realize it.

Before finding Joy To Live, I had a vision of a business opportunity that I could be passionate about; a company owner that is honest and fair and who is also knowledgeable and experienced in network marketing and in growing and managing a large company; a compensation plan that is level and fair to everyone; which greatly incentivizes recruiting and makes it possible for the part-time person to earn a decent income and which also fosters teamwork; of products that are truly necessary for every human being and which benefit everyone who uses them and which are fairly priced, of Policies and Procedures that protect the associate from unjust termination, from changes in the compensation plan, from the company selling out and from the company switching from a network marketing company to a retail company.

The result of my vision was the Joy To Live opportunity coming into my life.

I now have a vision of attracting people into my business who are both leaders and who want to become leaders; people who also have a vision of building a passive retirement income and helping others do the same; people who have the heart to serve others and who desire to help others find solutions to their health and money problems; people who are seeking a fullness of life with optimum health and plenty of money to enjoy life. I also see people coming into my business who don’t yet have a vision, but who will use these steps of faith as a vehicle to create a clear vision of being successful here at Joy To Live. I see many people who are business builders coming into my organization and I also see a whole new wave of people who have never known about network marketing.

When your vision is clear, the method will appear. You don’t need to concern yourself with how to attract the right people into your business. People will call you and you will be inspired to talk to the right people at the right time. I have found that whatever I focus on begins to appear supernaturally as long as I follow these simple steps.

Wallace D. Wattles had a profound insight into the elements of faith and I would like to quote again from the Science of Getting Rich to help us better understand the next step.

“Nature is an inexhaustible storehouse of riches. Everything you see on earth is made from one original substance, out of which all things proceed. The universe was made out of it and ten thousand times more might still be made from it. A thought in this substance produces the thing that is imaged by the thought.”

Original substance is alive with creative energy and it is constantly producing more forms. A person can form things in his thought, and by impressing his thought upon formless substance, can cause the thing he thinks about to be created. In order to do this; a person must pass from the competitive to the creative mind. He must form a clear mental picture of the things he wants. He must then do, with faith and purpose all that can be done each day, doing each separate thing in an efficient manner.”

Step number three is evidence. Hebrews 11:1 tells us that Faith is the substance of things hoped for and the “evidence” of things not seen.

How is it possible to have evidence of things not yet seen or experienced?

In Proverbs 23:7, we learn that as a man thinketh in his heart, so is he. So the trick to getting everything that you want is to get the thoughts of those things from your head to your heart. The heart is the “feeling” center of the body, so in step number three, we are really trying to cultivate the right feelings. (See Love and Joy)

Faith is the opposite of fear and carries the feeling of helplessness. Faith is a peaceful, grateful feeling of knowing where you are going and a confidence and expectancy that the things you want are on their way to you. So how can you create the “evidence” or feeling of faith?

You started out with a statement of gratitude. Gratitude IS the creative power that will bring you everything you wish for, like the genie in Aladdin’s lamp. Being grateful puts you in a frame of mind that opens the faucet to the flow of all good things toward you.

Then you made a vision statement, clearly describing the things that you want to see show up in your life. This is like a blueprint for a new home. If the carpenters follow through with the plans, the house will materialize. Daily “praying” your vision statement is compared to the carpenters working daily on the house and if you don’t quit along the way, your vision will surely come to pass.

Now you need to cultivate the feeling of having the things that you desire. The way you do that is by asking how would I feel if I now had the things that I want; if they were immediately laid at my feet?

Here is an example. “How does it feel to have quality, mature people who are serious about improving their own lives and who love to help others, joining my joy To Live business?” Or, if you have debts to pay, “How does it feel to have all of my debts paid and have plenty of money to do all the things that I want?” Or, “How does it feel to have a faithful wife that loves, honors and respects me and who also seeks to serve God?”

You may also consider using these steps for spiritual things. For example, the Bible says, “This is life eternal to know God.” And it also says, “Not everyone who says Lord, Lord will enter in.” Therefore, there is “a particular manner” in which you need to “know” God in order to inherit eternal life.

You might then make a vision statement saying, “I know God in the manner required to obtain eternal life.” Then continue to ask, “How does it feel to know God in the manner that is required for eternal life.”

The more you ask “how does it feel” and the more you practice experiencing the feelings you would have if your wish was granted today, the faster you will realize your desires.

You can use these steps of faith to have everything in life that brings you joy.

If your heart is heavy and filled with pain, it may be difficult to find the good feeling you are looking for by asking “how does it feel”. In such a case you may have to ask “How would it feel to have the thing or situation that I want?”

I found myself in such a situation. Something happened that caused me considerable grief and I couldn’t find the feeling of what I wanted, so I began asking how would it feel to have the thing I was wanting in my life? Gradually I began to find the feeling I was looking for and with continued practice the feeing grew stronger each day, until I was able to have the feeling of what I wanted by asking “how does it feel” and by continuing to practice this, I now have the situation in my life that was so important to me.

This simple exercise will change the heart, and remember that as a man thinketh in his heart, so is he. When you succeed in changing the heart, everything else will change also. It has no choice. It is Eternal law.

Romans 4:17 says, “God calleth those things, which are not as though they were.”

The next step is affirmation or prayer. The word affirmation means to make firm, solid or make manifest from the unmanifest. Affirmation (Prayer) is an important part of the four steps of faith, but the feelings that you have in your heart at the time you affirm is what is going to be created. If you are saying I have plenty of money but in your heart you are thinking about all of the bills you can’t pay today, you are creating more bills instead of more money. The first three steps put your heart into a “feeling of faith” and it is from this vantage point that you must make a statement of already having what it is that you want.

At the time of your prayer, you must bring the thoughts or statement you are going to make from your head, and put them into your heart. Feel in your abdomen the feelings that come from imagining your desire being fulfilled. Now take those feelings and move them to your heart center along with your words. Now see in your mind’s eye, imagine seeing your desire being fulfilled. Now audibly speak the words from your heart center (not your voice box) in one simple, concise statement of your desire being completed.

Here are some sample affirmations. God said, “Let there be light.” You might say, “I now have many quality, mature people coming into my Joy To Live business daily.” Or, “My debts are all paid; I now have plenty of money.”

The affirmation must proceed out of the heart center in order for it to have power.

In Luke chapter 6 it says: A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh. Gratitude and clearly defining your vision or desire, puts good treasure into your heart. After many days of practicing the attitude of gratitude and putting good vibrations into your heart, like those of Joy and Love, there will be an abundance of good treasure to draw from.

Then in praying or affirming, we call forth those things, which are not as though they were. We are purposely bringing forth good with the words we speak out of the abundance of good feelings we have put into the heart. The circumstances you create with the words that come out of your mouth are a result of the feelings you are experiencing in your heart when you speak them.

Matthew 12:33-37 says, Either make the tree good and the fruit good; or else make the tree and the fruit corrupt. For out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaketh.

A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things, and the evil man evil things. But I say unto you, that every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the Day of Judgment. For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.

Is this a bit of a wakeup call; every word you speak is bringing forth either good or bad, sickness or health, abundance or poverty. By your own words you are either receiving blessings or condemnation. And you shall give account for every negative word you speak in the Day of Judgment and every day is judgment day. Every day you are eating the fruit, either good or bad, from the words that came out of your heart in days gone by.

Matthew 6:33 says, “But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness (which means his right way of thinking) and all these things shall be added unto you.” Matthew 12:30 says, “Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand.”

You can’t speak death and life, sickness and health, lack and abundance. When you do, you are dividing your house against itself and you will be brought to sickness and poverty. No man can serve two masters and all you have to do is look at the fruit you have been producing to know what kind of tree you have been and which master you have been serving.

Not to worry. God is quick to forgive and as soon as you cut the bad wood out of your tree, you will begin producing the kind of fruit you have been looking for. Your business and your bank accounts will thrive, your health will spring forth and your relationships will blossom. “No matter how bad it has been, it is never too late to be great in the kingdom of God!”

During his ministry Christ frequently used a phrase. “Be it done unto you according to your faith.” This phrase is a daily decree to each of us and everything that happens to us in life is according to our faith. We each get to choose how to live our lives.

There is no other path than faith for whenever you fail to exercise faith you are working outside of the kingdom of God and living in sin. It is sin to think and speak of negative things. Furthermore without faith it is impossible to please God.

When you get rid of all that is negative in your life, your heart can no longer condemn you, for it is out of the abundance of the heart that your mouth speaks and it is your negative words that condemn you.

So get rid of unforgiveness; no longer render evil for evil. Rejoice in knowing that you now have the power to change every situation. Pray without ceasing and in everything give thanks. Prove the four steps of faith by exercising them daily and hold fast to all that is good.

If you are not already a member of Joy To Live, I would like to invite you to look at our Joy To Live products and opportunity. I don’t believe you can find a better company or a better group of people to work with, who are positive and who committed to living by faith and the Golden Rule.

May God bless you richly as you endeavor to start using these four steps of faith in everything you do.

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Fevers

Bacteria, viruses, mold, foreign pathogens, and even sunburns cause fevers. To break a fever, drink one teaspoon every hour (up to eight hours) until the fever breaks. Ionic Silver can also be refrigerated and then applied topically to the forehead, temples, or anywhere else the fever is found.


The body's defense mechanisms seem to work more efficiently at a higher temperature and artificially bringing the fever down before it reaches a critical point can actually aid the responsible micro-organisms in multiplying millions of times faster. Taking the fever down too soon is equally as dangerous as allowing it to get too high. Wrapping the body up in a wool blanket can prove helpful as it helps the body to reach a high enough temperature to help kill the cause of the fever and it also causes the body to sweat and release toxins through the sweat glands.


Anything above normal but below 100.4 F (38 C) is considered a low-grade fever. Fever serves as one of the body's natural defenses against bacteria and viruses, which cannot live at a higher temperature. For that reason, low fevers should normally go untreated, unless accompanied by troubling symptoms.

If a fever does not break before it reaches 104 degrees, seek the care of a health care professional.

Affinity can help in the case of fever and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, food poisoning and other pathogens that may be the cause of a fever. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.


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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is thought to be an autoimmune disorder with multiple symptoms. It actually results from acidic toxins that settle in the muscle tissues. These acids dissolve muscle tissue causing extreme pain and the inability for muscles to heal quickly. Yeast is a common factor, mostly because yeast thrives in acidic environment.

Yeast and fungus inside your intestines can cause muscle pain and symptoms of depression and attention deficit disorder. It can also result in symptoms of fibromyalgia, headaches, lymph problems and autoimmune disorders, including lupus.

Yeast can also cause fruits and sugars to ferment in the intestines creating a neurotoxin and low dose alcohol toxicity. Yeast can move from the intestines and go into the brain.

By cleansing yeast out of the system, most fibromyalgia patients can control some of their symptoms. Drinking two tablespoons of Ionic Silver daily can destroy yeast. Ionic Silver can be injected into the rectum or vagina using a syringe or douche bottle.

When large numbers of yeast colonies are killed rapidly, the cleanse may be accompanied by one to three weeks of flu-like symptoms until the dead yeast is washed out of the body. Drinking plenty of purified water can help remove toxins that are being released as a result of any kind of detoxification program.

Silver spray can be applied to sore muscles once or twice daily as needed for pain or aches. Fulvia and Affinity both help remove the toxins that cause fibromyalgia and supply lacking nutrition including vitamins, minerals and freeform amino acids, all known to help. Liver cleansing is also very helpful. (See Liver Cleanse)

Acidophilus found in Neutra-Cleanse supports a healthy intestinal flora, which is an important part of the body’s defense against the overgrowth of yeast and fungus.

Fulvia also has anti-fungal properties and the ability to help support proper pH in the body, a healthy balance of good bacteria and intestinal flora, all of which are a major factor in preventing an onslaught of yeast and fungus.

Affinity is also recommended for anyone suffering from fibromyalgia.

Folk Remedy:

Put raisins in a glass jar, cover with Gin to about an inch above the raisins.

Eat 1 tsp. raisins morning and evening.

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Fleas

Apple Cider Vinegar diluted with pure water on the back of a dog or cat's neck to ward off fleas and can be added in very small doses to their water.

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Flu

Flu is a virus. As the virus begins to multiply rapidly the body make produce a fever, which slows the growth of the virus and giving the immune system a better chance of combating the invaders. (See Fevers)

Taking one tablespoon of Ionic Silver three times daily, and spraying intranasally four or five times daily, will help reduce congestions and inflammation. Using Ionic Silver as a mouth rinse, eardrops, eye drops, nose drops, and throat spray can also be helpful as well.

Gargling for several minutes with silver three times daily can help with the onset of the flu. Once the flu has set in, it is harder to combat, but taking silver at the first sign of illness, it can reduce symptoms to one to three days. Like treatment of the common cold, silver may best be a preventive treatment when dealing with the flu. Consider regular consumption during the flu season.

Fulvia and Affinity have antiviral properties as well as supplying nutrients that support a strong immune system. You should also cleanse the colon using Neutra Cleanse.

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Fluoride

Years ago I wrote a college thesis on fluoride. My research was very shocking. What I learned was that fluoride is a waste product of aluminum manufacturing.

Aluminum companies piled huge mountains of this toxic waste around the aluminum plants. The fluoride began seeping into the ground water and was killing farm crops and animals within a 15-mile radius around the manufacturing plants.

When it was proven that fluoride dumps were the problem, government regulators stepped in and forced these companies to find a safe method of storing this toxic waste.

This was a costly endeavor, so the companies put their scientists to work to find a “profitable” method of getting rid of the fluoride.

It is a scientific fact that “fluorine” (a naturally occurring mineral) is necessary for strong bones and teeth, so they pulled a “bait and switch” on the public by hiring doctors to write reports saying that “fluoride” does the same thing as fluorine in small amounts.

They began selling this poison to toothpaste manufacturers, dentists and water districts. Now instead of paying a lot of money to store this material in drums, they have created another stream of income by poisoning an unsuspecting populace.

Fluoride actually unravels the genes in the bones and teeth and makes them weaker and more brittle. Fluoride affects the brain and makes people lethargic. It slows down the mental processes and can lead to symptoms of Alzheimer’s. It also causes thyroid diseases just to name a few.

According to a 1988 article in the prestigious Chemical and Engineering News, “Scientific voices opposing fluoridation have been suppressed, since 1950 when the U.S. Public Health Service first endorsed fluoridation. Power tactics including threats, ridicule and frank censorship aimed at scientists and clinicians knowledgeable about fluoridation have prevented the truth about fluoride to be disseminated to the science world as well as to the public. Whenever a public agency is charged with objectively evaluating the safety of a procedure while at the same time endorsing and recommending it, a serious conflict of interest is set up. This is exactly the position of the U.S. Public Health Service for the past 60 years.”

According to the handbook, Clinical Toxicology of Commercial Products, fluoride is more poisonous than lead and just slightly less poisonous than arsenic. It is a cumulative poison that accumulates in bone over the years. According to the Physicians’ Desk Reference, "in hypersensitive individuals, fluorides occasionally cause skin eruptions such as atopic dermatitis, eczema, or urticaria. Gastric distress, headache, and weakness have also been reported. These hypersensitive reactions usually disappear promptly after discontinuation of the fluoride."

From 1990 to 1992, the Journal of the American Medical Association published three separate articles linking increased hip fracture rates to fluoride in the water. In the March 22, 1990 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, Mayo Clinic researchers reported that fluoride treatment of osteoporosis increased hip fracture rate and bone fragility.

A study by Procter and Gamble showed that as little as half the amount of fluoride used to fluoridate public water supplies resulted in a sizable and significant increase in genetic damage. Epidemiology research in mid-1970 by the late Dr. Dean Burk, head of the cytochemistry division of the National Cancer Institute, indicated that 10,000 or more fluoridation-linked cancer deaths occur yearly in the United States. In 1989, the ability of fluoride to transform normal cells into cancer cells was confirmed by Argonne National Laboratories. Results released in 1989 of studies carried out at the prestigious Batelle Research Institute showed that fluoride was linked to a rare form of liver cancer in mice, oral tumors and cancers in rats, and bone cancer in male rats. Since 1991, the New Jersey Department of Health found that the incidence of osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, was far higher in young men exposed to fluoridated water as compared to those who were not.

In addition to the well documented toxic effects of fluoride even at dosages of 1 part per million, found in artificially fluoridated water, can inhibit enzyme systems, damage the immune system, contribute to calcification of soft tissues, worsen arthritis and, of course, cause dental fluorosis in children. These are unsightly white, yellow or brown spots that are found in teeth exposed to fluoride during childhood. In 1993, the Subcommittee on Health Effects of Ingested Fluoride of the National Research Council admitted that 8% to 51% and sometimes up to 80% of the children living in fluoridated areas have dental fluorosis. Malnourished people, particularly children, usually targeted for fluoridation, are at greater risks to experience fluoride's harmful effects.

Surprisingly, the most recent studies show that water fluoridation is NOT effective in reducing tooth decay. In the largest U.S. study of fluoridation and tooth decay, United States Public Health Service dental records of over 39,000 school children, ages 5-17, from 84 areas around the United States showed that the number of decayed, missing, and filled teeth per child was virtually the same in fluoridated and non-fluoridated areas. Dr. John Colquhoun, former Chief Dental Officer of the Department of Health for Auckland, New Zealand, investigated tooth decay statistics from about 60,000 12 to 13 year old children and showed that fluoridation had no effect on preventing tooth decay.

Given all of this scientific information, what is behind this push for universal fluoridation? Prior to 1945, fluoride was properly regarded as an environmental pollutant. It was responsible for many lawsuits against industries, such as the aluminum industry and the phosphate fertilizer industry, whose waste products contain large quantities of fluoride. This fluoride destroyed crops and animals, leading to the lawsuits. The limited public view was that fluoride was an environmental pollutant that needed to be eliminated from the environment.

As a result of clever public relations campaigns, fluoride was transformed from an environmental pollutant to an essential nutrient necessary for producing healthy teeth. The science was non-existent, but the P.R. campaign was great. Being against fluoride was like being against baseball or apple pie. Industries not only made millions from selling this environmental pollutant to water companies and toothpaste companies, but more importantly, it saved them billions of dollars that would have been required to clean up this environmental pollutant.

So, what can you do to protect yourself from fluoride? First, avoid fluoridated water. Much of the world’s water supply is artificially fluoridated. Boiling water removes chlorine, but concentrates fluoride. Most water filters do not remove fluoride, unless there is a reverse osmosis component. Children should avoid fluoridated vitamins and fluoride treatments at the dentist. Everyone should avoid fluoridated toothpaste. The concentration of fluoride in water is 1 ppm, in toothpaste 1,000 ppm and in fluoride dental rinses 10,000 ppm. (See Water Purification)

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Food / Soils

By now, you probably know that what you eat has a profound impact on your health. The mantra, "You are what you eat" is really true.

Sad State of Our Soils:

Over the past century, the quality of fresh food has declined due to soil depletion, unsustainable farming practices, overproduction of crops, and the use of pesticides and herbicides. You can no longer assume you're getting all of the vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and phytonutrients you need by eating a multiplicity of fresh produce, even if you're eating organically.

In 1936, the US Senate was presented with the results of a scientific study it had commissioned on the mineral content of our food. The results demonstrated that many human ills could be attributed to the fact that American soil no longer provides the plants with the mineral elements, which are so essential to human nourishment and nutritional health.

Today the problem is even worse, because chemicals used in modern farming methods have killed all of the microorganisms that break up the inorganic minerals making them bioavailable to the plants.

The following excerpts concerning Senate Document 264 of the 74th Congress, 2nd Session 1936, were found in the March 1936 issue of Cosmopolitan:

“… 99 percent of the American people are deficient in … minerals, and … a marked deficiency in any one of the more important minerals actually results in disease.”

“Do you know that most of us today are suffering from certain dangerous diet deficiencies which cannot be remedied until the depleted soils from which our foods come are brought into proper mineral balance? The alarming fact is that foods–fruits and vegetables and grains–now being raised on millions of acres of land that no longer contains enough of certain needed minerals, are starving us–no matter how much of them we eat!”

“We know that vitamins are complex chemical substances which are indispensable to nutrition, and that each of them is important for the normal function of some special structure of the body. Disorder and disease result from any vitamin deficiency. It is not commonly realized, however, that vitamins control the body’s appropriation of minerals, and that in the absence of minerals they have no function to perform. Lacking vitamins, the system can make some use of minerals, but lacking minerals, vitamins are useless.”

“Laboratory tests prove that the fruits, vegetables, grains, eggs and even the milk and meats of today are not what they were a few generations ago. No man of today can eat enough fruits and vegetables to supply his system with the mineral salts he requires for perfect health….”

“It is bad news to learn from our leading authorities that 99 percent of the American people are deficient in these minerals, and that a marked deficiency in any one of the more important minerals actually results in disease. Any upset of the balance, any considerable lack of one or another element, however microscopic the body requirement may be, and we sicken, suffer, shorten our lives.”

Folks, this was in 1936, just think about the farming practices we employ today. Now we use herbicides, pesticides, fungicides, insecticides, and any other cides we can think of. Cide means “being killed” by the way, other examples include genocide, fratricide, homicide; you get the point…

So where does that leave us? If even living foods like raw carrots or cabbages can no longer fully supply us with the nutrients we need, where can we turn?

Not surprisingly, a calorie today will provide you less nutrition than a calorie from 100, or even 50 years ago.

So now, more than ever, you must be careful to maximize the "bang for your buck" when it comes to the foods you eat and the supplements you take.

Along with being more careful about WHAT foods you buy, you must also be concerned with how you cook it.

Eating most of your food raw is ideal, but most of us are not going to be able to accomplish a completely raw diet, and we'll end up cooking some percentage of our food.

Smart food preparation starts with high quality foods and food preparation and that means saying goodbye to your microwave oven. Need to sterilize a dishcloth? Use your microwave. But zapping your casserole is a BAD idea if you are interested in preparing healthy food. (See Microwave Ovens)

Also, you can hopefully see why the Joy To Live products are the best value in exchange for your hard earned dollars and why they are so essential today!

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Food Poisoning

Food poisoning typically includes symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping, and diarrhea. It occurs suddenly (within 48 hours) after consuming a contaminated food or drink. It is usually caused by bacteria and viruses.

To fight food poisoning requires aggressive Ionic Silver use, drinking about one ounce immediately, followed by two tablespoons every hour for the next eight hours. For prevention, drink one to three teaspoons daily. This can be especially helpful when traveling to a foreign country.

You can actually spray Ionic Silver on food to kill the pathogens that cause food poisoning. After spraying, let it stand for two minutes before eating. Taking Ionic Silver can also kill E.Coli and salmonella.

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Foods To Avoid

Most of us know that food itself cannot be considered poisonous. Very few of us know that pleomorphic bacteria, yeast, and fungus and their toxins, which are characteristically present in stored and fermented food, are using our food chain as a Trojan Horse.

The following list of foods are high in pleomorphic bacteria, yeast, fungus and mold and produce mycotoxins that have been documented to cause specific diseases and very specific organ lesions in both animals and in humans and should never be ingested and if eaten, only in small amounts AND never cold. Most of the foods listed if cooked thoroughly will kill most of the fungus. However, refrigerating them or using them cold, you are literally putting fungus into your body.

1) Pig meat including sausage, bacon, salami, and ham are full of colonized fungal and contain the fungi Aspergillus ochraceus which produces the mycotoxin Ochratoxin A which is associated with many different documented cancers.

2) Tobacco contains yeasts and sugars which ferment the tobacco into the form which reaches the human blood and tissues causing disbiosis of the blood and tissues leading to every degenerative disease known including cancer, diabetes, arthritis, etc.

3) Mushrooms are not a vegetable but rather the fruiting body of a fungus whose major form of existence, the root-like mycelium, is hidden in the soil. This fruiting body is the means to disperse the seed-like spores of the fungus throughout the blood and tissues. For example edible mushrooms induce bladder cancer.

4) Corn and all associated products contain over 25 different strains of disease causing fungus.

5) Peanuts, peanut butter & cashews contain over 27 different strains of fungus. People who eat a lot of peanuts frequently end up with cancer.

6) Barley contains the Aspergillus ochraceus fungi, which produces the mycotoxin Ochratoxin A. This mycotoxin is associated with many different documented cancers.

7) Animal meat and poultry including beef, lamb, chicken, and turkey also contain Aspergillus ochraceus. You should only eat about 2 oz. of meat once a week that has been thoroughly cooked so that there is no "pink" meat showing. Cooking kills most of the fungi and the body can deal with this small amount. Using Italian dressing to marinate meat is not wise.

8) Alcohol including wine and especially beer contain the same fungus Aspergillus ochraceus which produces the mycotoxin Ochratoxin A.

Wine, beer, or alcohol create toxins in the body that can cause serious problems for anyone who has cancer. It also depresses the immune system, causing more colds and other illnesses.

9) Dairy products including milk, cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese, ice-cream, butter, etc. are fully colonized with fungi and contain the fungus Aspergillus ochraceus which produces the mycotoxin Ochratoxin A. These foods are also high in sugar which promotes the production of pleomorphic bacteria, yeast, and fungus. Yogurt as long as it is made from "live" cultures is fine to eat. As a matter of fact, it is “good” bacteria that actually kill the "bad" bacteria such as yeast in the body. However, eating too much can also have negative effects. Up to 6 ounces a day is fine.

10) Eggs are fully colonized with fungus and contaminated with mycotoxins. Cooking them kills most of the bacteria and boiling eggs for salads is fine if used at one meal, but when cooked eggs are refrigerated, the fungus begins to multiply again.

11) Stored grains and cereals are fully colonized with fungus and mycotoxins. When someone has cancer, grains should be avoided and be sure to never eat cold pasta salads.

12) Stored potatoes are fully colonized with fungus and contaminated with mycotoxins. Baking kills most of the fungus and a baked potato is actually healthy to eat, low in fat and the glycemic index. However, if you pile up the butter and sour cream on a baked potato you are defeating the purpose. Sweet potatoes and yams are even better, but again, cook them, boiled or baked, but do not eat them raw or store them after cooking for this will begin the fungus breeding process.

13) Sugar including honey, maple syrup, corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, sucrose, rice syrup, barley malt etc. promotes the growth of pleomorphic bacteria, yeast, fungus, and mold, and suppresses the immune system response for up to five hours. You should avoid all fruit juices containing corn syrup as the sweetener.

14) Vinegar or apple cider vinegar acidifies the blood and tissues which promotes the production of bacteria, yeast, fungus, and mold. Mixing apple cider with baking soda will neutralize the acid and may be beneficial. Apple cider vinegar used in very small amounts, 2-3 teaspoons on salads will kill any type of bacteria on the lettuce will not be harmful and will actually be healthful to the body. Avoid using vinegar to flavor meats or soups. (There are two arguments to apple cider vinegar; especially if it is organic like Braggs brand. Thousands swear by its health benefits and others say that it helps to alkalinize the blood, not acidify it. Some things, like lemon and lime for example start out acid but actually convert to alkaline ash and they end up alkalinizing the body.)

15) Yeast in any form including Brewer’s Yeast. Cancer is an overgrowth of yeast colonies and yeast should therefore be avoided.

16) Caffeine in any form acidifies the blood and tissues which promotes the production of pleomorphic baceast, fungus and mold. However, small amounts of caffeine in tea or coffee is good for the body and the immune system can deal with this. When you drink more than 2 cups of coffee a day, you are exposing yourself to large amounts of the fungus and the coffee should be black, without sugar or other sweeteners.

17) High fructose fruits acidify the blood and tissues and feed the production of pleomorphic bacteria, yeast, fungus, and mold. For example, apple juice is contaminated with the carcinogenic mycotoxin Patulin, which is derived from the fungus and is associated with stomach cancer. I strongly suggest not drinking apple juice. Even though juices are pasteurized, heated to kill bacteria and most fungus, apple juice has the highest capability of breeding more of the fungus as it sits on the shelf. The juices that contain the least amount of fungus after sitting are cranberry, (very good for keeping urinary tract and kidneys infections down) papaya, white or red grape and pineapple. Orange juice is fine if freshly squeezed. Avoid juices made from concentrate.

18) Dried fish contains the Aspergillus fungus and the extracts from the dried fish contains large amounts of aflatoxin. Eating raw fish such as in sushi is dangerous. There have been deaths caused from eating raw fish. Never eat cold or refrigerated fish. Anchovies are loaded with the fungus as well as most canned fish meats. Tuna is fine because it has low fungus which the body can deal with in small amounts. Eating tuna packed in water is the best; however limit the amount to less than 4 ounces a day and be aware that tuna and other types of fishes are known to carry mercury, PCB's and other contaminants. Never eat farm raised fish like salmon or trout. Farm raised fish are loaded with bacteria due to the small areas they are raised in and are often fed hormones to make them grow faster.

19) Devitalized salt (processed white store bought salt) changes the negative charge on the blood cells causing them to stack or combine into symplasts, which can lead to oxygen deprivation, congestion, poor circulation, stroke, and/or heart attack. Natural, mined salt like Himalayan or Real Salt is necessary for good health and does not raise blood pressure. (See Salt)

20) Hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils as in margarine, shortenings and vegetable oils are altered fat substances which are known to be detrimental to health because they interfere with normal biochemical processes. These oils have been shown to increase cholesterol, decrease beneficial high-density lipoprotein (HDL) interfere with the liver's detoxification system, and interfere with essential fatty acid function. Dr. Willett at Harvard has shown that these oils cause a 53% increase in coronary heart disease, In September, 1998, The American Heart Association issued a health warning to avoid foods containing these oils. Diabetes type II, cell inflammation and autoimmune problems have been linked to these oils. There are more than 125 research studies showing the negative health effects of these oils.

Overall, the best diet is 80% raw, small amounts of meat proteins, steam vegetables when cooking, use only good fats for frying and never eat fruits after a meal. Fruits should always be eaten fresh and in season on an empty stomach. No canned fruits or juices. 

 

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Foot Odor

A very aggressive way to treat the feet is to soak them in warm water for 15 minutes. This will soften the dead skin on the surface, which can be scraped off with a loofah. Now the skin is ready and open for the Ionic Silver to be applied to the entire foot. There are some sea salt scrubs that seem to help scrape the dead skin off with much more aggression. The EPA has approved the following claim for silver: “Silver kills the bacteria that causes foot odor.”

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Forgiveness

The Gift of Forgiveness - for“give”ness is a gift we give ourselves.

"To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you."

~ Lewis B. Smedes

“In order to increase, you must release.” ~ Dr. J.A. Salaam

Most of us carry around anger, resentment, jealousy or some other negative emotion directed toward others. Some of these emotions have been around for years and may even be directed toward someone who is no longer in your life.

All those negative emotions hang around your neck and weigh you down. Unless dealt with, they will eventually affect the quality of your life and your health. Not only does negativity affect you, but all those around you, especially those who are closest to you like family and co-workers.

The baser emotions like anger, hatred and unforgiveness block love, joy, compassion and the other higher emotions. That simply means you cannot rise to higher levels of vibration when you are chained down by unforgiveness.

"When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and set yourself free." ~ Catherine Ponder

Sometimes it is possible to recognize the stronger chains that were forged around you from major emotional traumas in your life. What is less easy to see is how the fine threads of everyday frustrations join together and become a powerful rope that holds you captive and separates you from a richer, healthier and more joyful life.

Forgiveness is the act of unchaining yourself from thoughts and feelings that bind you to an offense, imagined or real that was committed against you.

Forgiveness is a commitment to a process of growth and change. Forgiveness is a creative act. Forgiveness lets the prisoners of the past go free. Not only does it bless him or her that hurt you, more importantly it liberates you and leaves you at peace with your memories.

There is no future in the past; in fact there is no past, there are only memories of the past. The first step to forgiveness is to recognize the positive impact it can have on your life.

When you forgive, you stop playing the victim and you release all of the power and the control, which the offending person has had over you. You no longer define your life by how you have been hurt, but instead define yourself by how much you have grown.

"Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were." ~ Cherie Carter-Scott

Life never remains static - it either expands or contracts in direct proportion to your courage to forgive. Forgiveness is the most important single process that brings peace into your life.

Forgiveness has two parts: The lesser part is to forgive others. The greater part is to forgive you for allowing yourself to be bound to negative emotions. Only when you unchain yourself can you fly to greater heights and reach your greater potential.

“I now forgive myself for the times I allowed myself to be chained down by “judgment” and “unforgiveness”. I now release all judgment and I forgive all persons who have offended me throughout my life.”

To err is human, to forgive is divine."

~ William Shakespeare

For"give"ness is not only a gift you give to others. Forgiveness is a gift you give to yourself.

All of us receive offenses and I believe that everyone struggles with forgiveness - I know that I do, and I have to make a conscious effort to forgive.

Consider the fact that those who mercilessly whipped and crucified Christ knew what they were doing from a physical perspective, but from an eternal perspective they really didn’t understand, and neither do those who hold onto “unforgiveness” understand from and “eternal perspective” what they are doing.

The “act” of unforgiveness is equal to the “act” or offense that was committed against you. If you were robbed and fail to forgive, it is as if you were the robber. If you were abused and fail to forgive, it is as if you were the abuser.

And as Christ was able to say, “forgive them for they know not what they do” let us also forgive those who have offended in the past, or who now daily offend us.

The natural reaction is to think or say, “But you don’t understand how much it hurt me.” No buts… your situation is not unique! Decide this day to be strong! Forgive and set yourself free!

"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong."

~ Mahatma Gandhi

Forgive – let go – and let God into your life!

“I now forgive all persons who have offended me throughout my life and I now forgive myself for allowing myself to be chained down by unforgiveness.”

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Free Radicals

(See Antioxidant)

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Fragrances

Take a sniff around your home. Are you proud of your pine-fresh floors, the floral scent of your bathroom, or the cinnamon candle in your bedroom? Advertisements remind us of the necessity of a "fresh smelling home," making us feel self-conscious about the everyday smells in our lives.

Fragrances are designed to make you, your car, your home and offices smell good, but are there serious side effects? In a recently released study of 17 name-brand fragrances co-authored by EWG and the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, fragrances were found to contain secret ingredients, chemicals not listed on the label, with troubling hazardous properties.

Tests found 38 unlisted chemicals. The average fragrance tested contained 14 secret chemicals. Among them are chemicals associated with hormone disruption and allergic reactions, and many substances that have not been assessed for safety in personal care products by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the industry's own safety panel.

In 1973 Congress passed the federal Fair Packaging and Labeling Act. The law, which requires companies to list cosmetics ingredients on the product labels, specifically exempts fragrances. Since then, the vague word "fragrance" is all you'll find on the label. If there's anything to be grateful for in this, "fragrance" is a recognizable word that is easily avoided by label readers.

The FDA has not assessed the vast majority of these secret fragrance chemicals for safety when used in spray-on personal care products and of the chemicals that have been tested, there isn't a lot of good news. The vague term "fragrance" covers chemicals that can be linked to reproductive damage, hormone disruption, can trigger allergic reactions and even cause birth defects.

In a world of anti-bacterial and squeaky clean, we've become afraid to embrace our natural scents. We perfume ourselves silly, and it's costing us more than the cost of these products.

In fear of body odor, pet smells, foot stench and bad breath, some feel we've lost control of our senses.

Perfumes are so pervasive that we've stopped even noticing their presence. Have you ever tried to buy shampoo without a fruit or floral scent? How about laundry detergent? Now they're being injected into floor and bathroom cleaners, placed in our shoes, on fabric softeners, and sprayed onto our home's "soft surfaces."

According to the National Academy of Sciences, 95 per cent of chemicals now used in fragrance are synthetic compounds, often petroleum based. (Medical News Today, 19 Jun 2004).

Research suggests these chemicals may act as hormone disrupters (possibly causing birth defects in boys and early puberty in girls), carcinogens (causing cancer), and neural damage to those who apply them.

The use of some phthalates has been questioned, and indeed banned from products in the European Union.

Paul Fox, a spokesperson from Proctor and Gamble, assures that his company has rigorous safety protocols, which ensure that all their household items and packaging are safe for both consumers and the environment. He confirms that all requirements are met for each country in which their goods are marketed and sold.

Stacy Malkan, Communications Director for the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, is less confident. She's been fighting for increased awareness and government regulation surrounding the personal care products industry. She says that no level of exposure is safe, and that the political climate of deregulation has fostered the growth of cheap ingredients, to the extent that we've lost control over our own exposure.

"Now we're in a mess where all these chemicals are everywhere and there's not a good safety net that requires companies to be responsible for the chemicals they use and choose the safest alternatives."

Most consumers are unaware that their products could be unsafe, and Malkan challenges that most chemicals have not been tested for health effects. This is in contrast to the European Market, which Malkan reports is making drastic changes to the way chemicals and household products are regulated. "Europe has passed REACH, which will require companies to safety test chemicals that have been used for decades. This will result in changes in the market globally, as awareness increases about the toxic nature of chemicals."

REACH stands for "Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals." The European Commission reports that the system, which was adopted in June, 2007, strives to improve human health by minimizing exposure to dangerous chemicals. Europe has also banned toxic substances from electronics, personal care products and other consumer goods.

Malkan worries what will happen in the North American market is that all the products that don't pass European safety standards will be sold in North America. "We'll become a dumping ground."

In the meantime, for the sake of personal health she recommends avoiding unnecessary exposure to synthetic chemicals by choosing products with simpler ingredient lists, avoiding synthetic fragrances, and avoiding unnecessary products like scented soaps, bubble bath and air fresheners, which provide "gratuitous exposure to chemicals."

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Friendship

Sometimes in life, you find a special friend;

Someone who changes your life, just by part of it

Someone who makes you laugh until you can't stop;

Someone who makes you believe that there really is good in the world.

Someone who convinces you that there really is an unlocked door…

Just waiting for you to open it. This is Forever Friendship. Be that special friend!

A mouse looked through the crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife open a package. "What food might this contain?" the mouse wondered. He was devastated to discover it was a mousetrap.

Retreating to the farmyard, the mouse proclaimed the warning, "There is a mousetrap in the house! There is a mousetrap in the house!" The chicken clucked and scratched, raised her head and said, "Mr. Mouse, I can tell this is a grave concern to you, but it is of no consequence to me. I cannot be bothered by it."

The mouse turned to the pig and told him, "There is a mousetrap in the house! There is a mousetrap in the house!" The pig sympathized, but said, "I am so very sorry, Mr. Mouse, but there is nothing I can do about it but pray. Be assured you are in my prayers."

The mouse turned to the cow and said, "There is a mousetrap in the house! There is a mousetrap in the house!" The cow said, "Wow, Mr. Mouse. I'm sorry for you, but it's no skin off my nose."

So, the mouse returned to the house, head down and dejected, to face the farmer's mousetrap alone. That very night a sound was heard throughout the house like the sound of a mousetrap catching its prey.

The farmer's wife rushed to see what was caught. In the darkness, she did not see it was a venomous snake whose tail the trap had caught. The snake bit the farmer's wife. The farmer rushed her to the hospital and she returned home with a fever. Everyone knows you treat a fever with fresh chicken soup, so the farmer took his hatchet to the farmyard for the soup's main ingredient.

But his wife's sickness continued, so friends and neighbors came to sit with her around the clock. To feed them, the farmer butchered the pig. The farmer's wife did not get well and she died. So many people came to her funeral that the farmer had to kill the cow to feed them. The mouse, with great sadness watched it all from his crack in the wall.

So the next time you see someone facing a problem, and you think it doesn't concern you, remember, when one of us is threatened, we are all at risk. We are all involved in this journey called life. We must keep an eye out for one another and make an extra effort to encourage one another.

If you know someone that is suffering from discouragement, financial setback or health challenges, perhaps you should be so kind as to share the Joy To Live products and opportunity, along with this website to help them find more joy for living.

Whatever good they may experience with your help, will return to you multiplied, pressed down and running over; increasing your own joy to live.

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Fulvia

The nutrients in Fulvia turn on 52 youth hormones. It helps repair all of the cells in the body including bone, cartilage, muscles, skin, organs, nerves and even DNA. DNA contains the blueprint for the entire organ, which means when DNA is repaired, organs can be replaced as long as there is one living cell.

Experts say it is impossible to get sick when you have a clean, healthy liver. A healthy liver can immediately wipe out any disease organism, but only when it has adequate minerals.

When you start taking Fulvia, your liver and gall bladder will start cleansing. When I increased my dosage of Fulvia up to 2-3 capsules 3x a day, I had a lot of lime colored cholesterol in my stool, which could prevent a lot of gall bladder operations.

Underactive thyroid is another major cause of all disease. Even though blood tests may indicate that the thyroid is normal, eighty percent of Americans suffer from an underactive thyroid. Symptoms include loss of hair, puffy face, swollen tongue, weight gain, fatigue, brain fog, dry skin, eczema, candida, diabetes, arthritis and cancer. Fulvia helps turn on the thyroid gland, which can then cause other related symptoms to disappear.

Slow circulation is another common problem. This is often due to blood cells clumping together like a logjam in a river. You may have a dozen or more blood cells trying to pass through blood vessels where only one cell was designed to fit.

Fulvia causes blood cells to separate and start flowing normally within just minutes, allowing the blood to circulate more efficiently and carry more oxygen and nutrition to the cells. When you were born, your blood cells were plump like big juicy grapes. Notice how the cells at the bottom look like a deflated ball from being dehydrated. The 74 trace minerals in Fulvia create water right inside the cells like a miniature fountain of youth, causing them to swell up and return to their normal, youthful condition.

The amino acids in Fulvia contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and other important elements, which are critical to life. They play a major role in metabolism, helping the body get rid of excess fat and prevent obesity. They are also the building blocks of protein and are required for strong, healthy muscles.

Fulvia is antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging. The trace minerals in Fulvia are the very sparks of life and virtually everybody is lacking these minerals.

They play an active role in the production of stem cells, human growth hormone, endorphins and glutathione, which in turn prevents disease and premature aging, promotes healing and a happy feeling of well-being. Lacking any one essential mineral can cause the body to function sluggishly and if not corrected, the body will end up sick and diseased.

Fulvia contains 85+ minerals in ionic form, plus Vitamins and many other very important phytonutrients. It is unlike any nutritional product in its ability to facilitate a healthy metabolism and healing throughout the entire body. It is as necessary to good health as water and Oxygen and nobody should be without Fulvia.

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Gall Bladder / Gallstones

Fulvia supports cleansing of the liver and the gall bladder. A popular gall bladder cleanse consists of drinking olive oil and grapefruit or lemon juice to dislodge gallstones, causing them to travel to the colon for elimination. I have personally used this method and shared it with many people who have successfully done such a cleansing. Although it is somewhat uncomfortable, the results are well worth the effort. (See Liver Cleanse)

A typical gall bladder cleanse is accompanied by lime green pellets. I have seen them range in size from 2 inches long; many being the size of a rabbit pellet or pea out of your garden, down to the size of a small Beebe or smaller coming out in the stool. They are soft and waxy in nature and are made up of mostly cholesterol and bile. They float on top of the water because of their high content of fats and a good gall bladder cleanse can produce up to 6,000 gallstones.

Gallstones inhibit normal function of the liver and gall bladder and if not removed can result in a surgical removal of the gall bladder. Contrary to popular opinion, the gall bladder is not a “spare” part. It plays a very important role in keeping the body alkaline and when the gall bladder is removed, extra measures must be taken to keep the body alkaline.

When I increased my dosage of Fulvia up to 2-3 capsules 3x a day, I had the best gall bladder cleanse that I have ever experienced. I eliminated a lot of lime colored cholesterol in my stool and because Fulvia is such a powerful solvent, the cholesterol was actually turned to liquid, rather than coming out in pellet form. Although this cleanse caused me to have temporary diarrhea, there was no cramping or discomfort and overall was a very pleasant experience.

Cleansing the gallbladder periodically could prevent a lot of gall bladder operations.

Ionic Silver can also destroy the bacteria and viruses that can harm the gall bladder and liver. By restoring proper liver function, all systems of the body are benefited, and overall wellness is increased. For these results, drink two tablespoons of Ionic Silver twice daily for 8-14 days.

Affinity supports healthy liver and gall bladder function and when taken in conjunction with Fulvia has synergistic benefits. Omegas 3, 6 and 9 found in Elixer Blast are also important to maintaining a healthy gall bladder.

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Garlic

Garlic can be taken many ways. It is well known that garlic helps the liver, helps blood pressure, improves oxygen saturation, disinfects the body, destroys parasites and generally creates conditions that would be favorable to healing just about anything.

 

Garlic is a good absorbent of toxins. Normally, we take garlic oil, eat pressed garlic or roasted garlic or take it dried and powdered in a supplement. These are all fine, and work well as many of us know. In these cases, the garlic is absorbed rather quickly from the GI tract and goes throughout the body and does its work in the next few hours. After that, just the sulfur remains and that also has a medicinal value because it helps with detoxification and provides the body dietary sulfur.

 

There is a way however, to get the garlic to absorb toxins at the same time it disinfects and promotes liver detoxification and healing of the colon; the largest organ of detox next to the skin. This is done by keeping the garlic more or less intact and swallowing it like a pill. If the garlic cloves are large, they can be sliced into fairly large chunks, but small enough to swallow. If they are small, they can be nicked with a knife so that there can be exchange from inside to outside when they are in the stomach and GI tract.

 

Swallow enough garlic chunks to equal about 6-8 garlic capsules.

 

These pieces of garlic have a few advantages over their pressed or ground counter parts:

 

First, the garlic will be time-released, meaning that it will release fresh medicinal garlic the whole way through the GI tract so that even the lower colon gets the good stuff. This means that the full strength of garlic will be right up against the lower colon where so many pathogens typically live. It is also near the prostate for men and will benefit that area as well.

 

Secondly, the garlic will appear with a new medicinal power in absorbing toxins, poisons and heavy metals as it goes through. This heavy metal aspect is what first interested me. Garlic does a great job of absorbing and removing mercury and relieving the symptoms of mercury poisoning.

Because of this absorptive action, garlic also pulls poisons out of the liver. These poisons that appear when the liver is overloaded or toxic are one of the fundamental causes of cancer. The liver will detoxify and remove cancer cells them from the body fairly quickly when it is clean, but if it is already too toxic, it has to spend all of its energy just to detoxify itself, which allows the cancer to grow.

 

Thirdly, garlic will not overheat the body when taken in this form, while in any other form, garlic can overheat the body and cause exhaustion.

 

Now that we understand the function of garlic, let us talk about the poison factory. The liver is normally a poison processing plant. It cleans out all the worst stuff and neutralizes it for safe elimination. When it is dysfunctional and overloaded, however, the liver can become a metabolic poison factory. It can result in body-wide metabolic toxicity. Neurological and immune dysfunction, cancer and cysts, obesity and inflammation are just a few of the serious problems that can result. Cardiovascular problems and cholesterol abnormalities are certain.

 

With whole garlic chunks, we can absorb poisons that an overloaded liver otherwise could not process well. Meanwhile, we can also treat the liver. There are many approaches to this which we will discuss in other chapters.

Fulvia is extremely good for the liver and upon increasing my intake of Fulvia up to 9 capsules a day for a few days, I had one of the best liver cleanses I have ever experienced.

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Gastritis and Gas

Always eat fresh fruit in season on an empty stomach. Wait at least 2 hours before eating any other food. Never eat canned fruit and never mix fruit with other foods.

Gas can be produced from yeast and sugar mixing with fruits and vegetables in your intestines. It can also be produced directly from certain fruits, vegetables, and bacteria. Most people think that eating beans produces gas. In reality, a bacterium on the surface of the bean produces gas.

Ionic Silver can help because it destroys bacteria that cause gas. If you have a gas outbreak – including painful air pressure in the intestines – take two teaspoons every hour for the first few hours.

In addition, you might want to try acidophilus found in Neutra Cleanse. Digestive enzymes can also be of assistance.

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Gingivitis

(See Mouth)

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Glands / Hormones

Affinity and Fulvia are noted for their ability to help activate the glands and normalize hormones. Too many toxins in addition to a lack of minerals and other essential nutrients throw the glands and hormones out of balance. For best results in reactivating the glands and balancing the hormones, take Affinity and Fulvia at the same time.

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GMO Foods (Genetically Modified)

Today, we are faced with even a bigger concern than lack of nutrition in the foods we eat. Genetically modified crops are, without a doubt, the biggest threat to mankind's survival, which has ever existed. Suffice it to say, there is no evidence to support the claim that GM foods are safe for human consumption and there is a great deal of evidence that they are not. Many have already died and cattle will rather go hungry than eat GM maize! The claims of greater yields are also fictitious; to the contrary, the soil will often become completely infertile within 7 years. 

Furthermore, the human digestive and metabolic systems were designed to process specific proteins, carbohydrates etc. having very specific genetic structures and the human digestive enzymes do not break down the genes in GM foods! When the genes of maize are changed for example, the result looks like maize, but genetically it is not maize, which leads inevitably to foods which cannot be digested. This has already happened and the evidence that GM "foods" are poisonous to humans and animals mounts daily. 

Almost 20 years ago, companies like Monsanto began genetically altering the plants that make up our source of food. This is really a sinister plot to control the world’s food supply. This takeover is almost complete, although thankfully there are now groups of people who are recognizing the dangers of GMO foods and are starting to fight back.


Stunning” Difference of GM from non-GM Corn

             
           BEFORE                          AFTER

Posted by: TLB StaffPublished August 11, 2013, filed under ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH
A comparison of US Midwest non-GM with GM corn shows shockingly high levels of glyphosate as well as formaldehyde, and severely depleted of mineral nutrients in the GM corn. The results of a comparison of GM and non-GM corn from adjacent Midwest fields in the US are reproduced in Table 1.
Table 1 Comparison between GM and non-GM corn grown side by side*




*The GM corn was grown in a field that has been no-till, continuous GM corn (Roundup Ready) for 5-10 years and with a glyphosate herbicide weed control regime for all of the 10 years. The Non-GM corn has not had glyphosate (or Roundup) applied to the field for at least five years. The GM corn test weight was 57.5 lb; and non-GMCorn test weight 61.5 lb.

As Zen Honeycutt, who posted the report commented, glyphosate, shown to be toxic at 1 ppm, is present at 13 ppm in the GM corn. Similarly, formaldehyde at 200 ppm is 200 times the level known to be toxic in animals.

The GM corn was also severely depleted in essential minerals: 14 ppm vs 6,130 ppm calcium; 2 ppm vs 113 ppm of magnesium; 2 ppm vs 14 ppm of manganese 3 ppm vs 44 ppm of phosphate, 3 ppm vs 42 ppm of sulphur, and so on.

It is not surprising that this analysis has been carried out independently; i.e., not by biotech companies. It was done by farmers themselves. The high level of glyphosate is bad enough. Scientific evidence on glyphosate accumulated over three decades documents miscarriages, birth defects, carcinogenesis, endocrine disruption, DNA damage, neurotoxicity, and toxicity to liver and kidney at levels well below recommended agricultural use (see our recent review [2] Why Glyphosate Should Be Banned, SiS 56). The presence of formaldehyde – a genotoxic and neurotoxic poison at such enormous concentration – is totally unexpected.

Analysis obtained by Midwest farmers

Howard Vlieger, a crop nutrition advisor working with family farmers in 10 states across the US, who has been involved in the study and research of GMOs since 1996, explained in an interview [3] that people want “a side by side comparison” of the corn in the same soil conditions with the only difference being the application of glyphosate based herbicide on the GM Roundup Ready (RR) corn and a conventional herbicide on the non-GM corn. “This has not been done and cannot be done according to the technology agreement signed by a farmer planting GM seed without being at risk of being sued by the patent holder of the GM RR corn,” he said.

In this case, however, ears of corn from two adjacent corn fields in the Midwest, separated only by a fence, were sampled two weeks before harvest. The corn fields were selected by a third party and the samples collected in exactly the same manner. The separately bagged ears of corn were shelled from the cob and the grain samples sent to the lab for glyphosate testing. The non-GM corn field has not been sprayed with glyphosate for at least five years (see Table 1).

The samples were sent to a certified laboratory where it was prepared for testing on gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, an analytical method in which chemical compounds are first separated on a chromatographic column according to their size and charge and other chemical properties, and then ionized and identified based on mass to charge ratios. The RR corn tested contained 13 ppm glyphosate – coincidentally the EPA’s newly set legal limit of glyphosate in corn – while the other non-GM corn sample tested free of any glyphosate. The RR corn sample that tested positive for the glyphosate residue also tested positive for formaldehyde at a level of 200 ppm.

Where does the highly toxic formaldehyde come from?

Plant pathologist and retired Purdue University professor Don Huber, who has been sounding dire warnings on glyphosate poisoning crops, soil, livestock, and people (see [4] USDA Scientist Reveals All – Glyphosate Hazards to Crops, Soils, Animals, and Consumers, SiS 53), commented that formaldehyde can come from degradation of glyphosate [5]. But it can also come from normal plant 1-C metabolism, as for example, de-methylation of serine to glycine plus formaldehyde.

Formaldehyde does not exist in the free-state in a healthy normal plant. It is toxic compound that reacts with proteins, nucleic acids and lipids, and has been classified as a mutagen and suspected carcinogen [6]. Formaldehyde is also neurotoxic, and at ~100 ppm induced amyloid-like misfolding of tau protein, leading to the formation of protein aggregates similar to those found in Alzheimer’s disease; followed by programmed cell death of the neurons [7]. In normal cells and organisms, formaldehyde is detoxified by glutathione-dependent formaldehyde dehydrogenase (GDFDase) to formic acid [8]. GDFDase is dependent on zinc [9], and it is likely that the chelating action of glyphosate [4] may be responsible for inhibiting the enzyme’s activity by depriving it of zinc.

“Of course the scariest part of this is that any RR plant (corn, soybean, canola, cotton, sugar beet or alfalfa) that is sprayed with glyphosate could potentially produce formaldehyde … and then the formaldehyde would unknowingly end up in the feed and food supply.” Vlieger said [3]. The accumulation of formaldehyde was not due to any unusual environmental stress experienced by the GM corn. “This corn was not raised in an area that was affected by the extreme drought conditions of 2012.”

He also told UK group GMWatch [10] that the glyphosate and formaldehyde could “explain the continuing problems we are witnessing in livestock operations with poor animal health when GMO feed stuffs are in the diet.”

Obviously, the analysis should be repeated on more samples of GM and non-GM corn grown side by side to see if these remarkable differences could be replicated. If so, we can only conclude that previous data submitted by and for the companies that found GM corn “substantially equivalent” to non-GM corn must have been fraudulent, and the perpetrators need to be brought to justice.

GMO corn is about 200 times more toxic and has about 20 times less nutrition than Non-GMO corn. So we have this food that bugs won’t eat, that bacteria won’t eat, that fungus won’t eat, the only species that will eat this food are humans. 
References

1. “Stunning corn comparison: GMO versus non GMO”, Zen Honeycutt, 15 March 2013, http://www.momsacrossamerica.com/stunning_corn_comparison_gmo_versus_non_gmo 

2. Sirinathsinghji E and Ho MW. Why glyphosate should be banned. Science in Society 56, 21-32, 2012.

3. “More info on 2012 corn comparison report 12 April 2013, Zen Honeycutt, March 4 2013 http://www.momsacrossamerica.com/more_info_on_2012_corn_comparison_report 

4. Sirinathsinghji E. USDA scientist reveals all, glyphosate hazards to crops, soils, animals and consumers. Science in Society 53, 36-39, 2012.

5. Huber D. Formaldehyde and glyphosate in corn. Powerpoint presentation, 2012.

6. IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risk for Humans 62, Wood Dust and Formaldehyde, IARC, Lyon, 1995.

7. Nie CL, Wang XS, Liu Y, Perrett S and He RQ. Amyloid-like aggregates induced by formaldehyde promote apoptosis of neuronal cells BMC Neurosci 2007, 8, 9.

8. Achkor H, Diaz M, Fernandez MR, Biosca JA, Pares X and Martinez MC. Enhanced formaldehyde detoxification by overexpression of glutathione-dependent formaldehyde dehydrogenase from Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol 2003, 132, 2248-55.

9. Barber RD, Ott MA and Donohue TJ. Characterization of a glutathione-dependent formaldehyde dehydrogenase from Rhodobacter sphaeroides. J Bacteriol 1996, 178, 1386-93.

10. GMWatch Comment on 2012 corn comparison report. 19 April 2013, www.GMWatch.org

 

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God vs. Science

Albert Einstein wrote a book titled God vs. Science in 1921.

In a College classroom with a professor teaching a philosophy lesson.......

An atheist professor of philosophy pauses before his class and then says, 'Let me explain the problem science has with religion.'

He then asks one of his new students to stand. 'You're a Christian, aren't you, son?'

'Yes sir,' the student says. 'So you believe in God?' 'Absolutely. '

'Is God good?' 'Sure! God's good.'

‘Is God all-powerful? Can God do anything?' 'Yes'

'Are you good or evil?' 'The Bible says I'm evil.'

The professor grins knowingly. 'Aha! The Bible! He considers for a moment. 'Here's one for you. Let's say there's a sick person over here and you can cure him. Would you do it?'

'Yes sir, I would.'

'So you're good!' 'I wouldn't say that.' 'But why not say that? You'd help a sick and maimed person if you could. Most of us would if we could. But God doesn't.'

The student does not answer, so the professor continues. 'He doesn't, does he? My brother was a Christian who died of cancer, even though he prayed to Jesus to heal him. How is this Jesus good? Can you answer that one?' The student remains silent.

'No, you can't, can you?' the professor says. He takes a sip of water from a glass on his desk to give the student time to relax. 'Let's start again, young fella. Is God good?'

'Er..yes,' the student says.

'Is Satan good?' The student doesn't hesitate on this one. 'No.'

'Then where does Satan come from?' The student falters. 'From God' 'That's right. God made Satan, didn't he? Tell me, son. Is there evil in this world?' 'Yes, sir.'

'Evil's everywhere, isn't it? And God did make everything, correct?' 'Yes' 'So who created evil?' The professor continued, 'If God created everything, then God created evil, since evil exists, and according to the principle that our works define who we are, then God is evil.' Again, the student has no answer.

'Is there sickness? Immorality? Hatred? Ugliness? All these terrible things, do they exist in this world?' The student squirms on his feet. 'Yes.' 'So who created them?'

The student does not answer again, so the professor repeats his question. 'Who created them?' There is still no answer. Suddenly the lecturer breaks away to pace in front of the classroom. The class is mesmerized. 'Tell me,' he continues onto another student. 'Do you believe in Jesus Christ, son?' The student's voice betrays him and cracks. 'Yes, professor, I do.'

The old man stops pacing. 'Science says you have five senses you use to identify and observe the world around you. Have you ever seen Jesus?' 'No sir. I've never seen Him.' 'Then tell us if you've ever heard your Jesus?' 'No, sir, I have not.'

'Have you ever felt your Jesus, tasted your Jesus or smelled your Jesus? Have you ever had any sensory perception of Jesus Christ, or God for that matter?' 'No, sir, I'm afraid I haven't.' 'Yet you still believe in him?' 'Yes'

'According to the rules of empirical, testable, demonstrable protocol, science says your God doesn't exist. What do you say to that, son?' 'Nothing,' the student replies. 'I only have my faith.' 'Yes, faith,' the professor repeats. 'And that is the problem science has with God. There is no evidence, only faith.'

The student stands quietly for a moment, before asking a question of His own.

'Professor, is there such thing as heat?' ‘Yes.’ 'And is there such a thing as cold?'

'Yes, son, there's cold too.' 'No sir, there isn't.'

The professor turns to face the student, obviously interested. The room suddenly becomes very quiet.

The student begins to explain. 'You can have lots of heat, even more heat, super-heat, mega-heat, unlimited heat, white heat, a little heat or no heat, but we don't have anything called 'cold'. We can hit down to 458 degrees below zero, which is no heat, but we can't go any further after that. There is no such thing as cold; otherwise we would be able to go colder than the lowest -458 degrees. Every object or body is susceptible to study when it has or transmits energy, and heat is what makes a body or matter have or transmit energy. Absolute zero (-458 F) is the total absence of heat.

You see, sir, cold is only a word we use to describe the absence of heat. We cannot measure cold. Heat we can measure in thermal units because heat is energy. Cold is not the opposite of heat sir, just the absence of it.'

Silence across the room. A pen drops somewhere in the classroom, sounding like a hammer.

'What about darkness professor; is there such a thing as darkness?' 'Yes,' the professor replies without hesitation. 'What is night if it isn't darkness?' 'You're wrong again, sir. Darkness is not something; it is the absence of something. You can have low light, normal light, bright light, flashing light, but if you have no light, you have nothing, but we call it darkness, don’t we? That's the word we use to define the absence of light. In reality, darkness isn't. If it were, you would be able to make darkness darker, wouldn't you?'

The professor begins to smile at the student in front of him. This will be a good semester.

'So what point are you making, young man?' 'Yes, professor, my point is, your philosophical premise is flawed to start with, and so your conclusion must also be flawed.'

The professor's face cannot hide his surprise this time. 'Flawed? Can you explain how?'

'You are working on the premise of duality,' the student explains. 'You argue that there is life and then there's death; a good God and a bad God. You are viewing the concept of God as something finite, something we can measure. Sir, science can't even explain a thought.' 'It uses electricity and magnetism, which neither have ever been seen, much less fully understood. To view death as the opposite of life is to be ignorant of the fact that death cannot exist as a substantive thing. Death is not the opposite of life, just the absence of it.' 'Now tell me, professor, do you teach your students that they evolved from a monkey?'

'If you are referring to the natural evolutionary process, young man, yes, of course I do.' 'Have you ever observed evolution with your own eyes, sir?' The professor begins to shake his head, still smiling, as he realizes where the argument is going; a very good semester, indeed.

'Since no one has ever observed the process of evolution at work and cannot even prove that this process is an on-going endeavor, are you not teaching your opinion, sir? Are you now not a scientist, but a preacher?'

The class is in uproar. The student remains silent until the commotion has subsided.

'To continue the point you were making earlier to the other student, let me give you an example of what I mean.' The student looks around the room. 'Is there anyone in the class who has ever seen the professor's brain?' The class breaks out into laughter. 'Is there anyone here who has ever heard the professor's brain, felt the professor's brain, touched or smelt the professor's brain? No one appears to have done so. So, according to the established rules of empirical, stable, demonstrable protocol, science says that you have no brain, with all due respect, sir.' 'So if science says you have no brain, how can we trust your lectures, sir?'

Now the room is silent. The professor just stares at the student, his face unreadable. Finally, after what seems an eternity, the old man answers. 'I guess you'll have to take them on faith.'

'Now, you accept that there is faith, and in fact, faith exists with life,' the student continues. 'Now, sir, is there such a thing as evil?'

Now uncertain, the professor responds, 'Of course, there is. We see it every day. It is in the daily example of man's inhumanity to man. It is in the multitude of crime and violence everywhere in the world. These manifestations are nothing else but evil.'

To this the student replied, 'Evil does not exist sir, or at least it does not exist unto itself. Evil is simply the absence of God. It is just like darkness and cold, a word that man has created to describe the absence of God. God did not create evil. Evil is the result of what happens when man does not have God's love present in his heart. It's like the cold that comes when there is no heat or the darkness that comes when there is no light.'

The professor sat down.

PS: the student was Albert Einstein

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Good vs. Evil

TWO WOLVES – Cherokee Legend

One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, "My son, the battle is between two "wolves" inside us all.

One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.

The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion and faith."

The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather: "Which wolf wins?"

The old Cherokee simply replied, "The one you feed."

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Gossip

GOSSIP TOWN ~ Jack Suttles

Have you ever heard of Gossip Town

On the shores of Falsehood Bay

Where old dame Rumor with rustling gown

Is found the livelong day

It isn’t far to Gossip Town

For people who want to go

The Idlest Trail will take you down

In just a minute or so

Thoughtless Road is the most famous route

And most folks start that way

But it’s a slippery slope and if you don’t watch out

You’ll land in Falsehood Bay

You’ll glide through the alley of Vicious Town

And into the tunnel of Hate

Then crossing the bridges of Scorn and Frown

You’ll enter the city gate

The principal street is called They Say

And I’ve Heard is the public well

The breezes that blow from Falsehood Bay

Are laden with “don’t you tell”

In the midst of the town is Telltale Park

You’re never safe while there

For its owner is madam Cutting Remark

Who lives on the street Don’t Care

Just back of the park is Slander Road

Twas there that Good Name died

Pierced by the shaft from Jealousy’s bow

In the hands of Envious Pride

From Gossip Town, Peace long since fled

To escape, Trouble, Cares and Woe

And Sorrow and Grief you’ll find instead

If ever you chance to go

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Gout

Gout is a complex form of arthritis characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, redness and tenderness in joints, often the joint at the base of the big toe. These attacks can happen over and over unless gout is treated. In time they can damage joints, tendons, and other tissues. Men are more likely to get gout, but women become increasingly susceptible to gout after menopause.

Symptoms of gout are almost always acute, occurring suddenly; often at night and without warning.

Gout commonly affects the large joint of your big toe, but it can occur in your feet, ankles, knees, hands and wrists. The affected joint or joints become swollen, tender and red.

The pain is likely to be most severe within the first 12 to 24 hours after it begins. After the most severe pain subsides, some joint discomfort may last from a few days to a few weeks. Later attacks are likely to last longer and affect more joints.

Gout is caused by too much uric acid in the blood. When uric acid concentrations are too high, urate crystals accumulate around your joints, causing the inflammation and intense pain of a gout attack. Gout is one of over one hundred forms of arthritis. Fortunately it is highly treatable. In recent years natural remedies for gout have become very popular. The primarily reason for this is that most gout medications have severe side effects and are not safe long term. Natural remedies are safe to take and have no side effects. As an added benefit, most natural treatments contain ingredients that will help improve the bodies overall health.

Gout occurs when levels of uric acid are elevated causing severe attacks of pain, swelling, redness, and inflammation. Needle shaped uric acid crystals stab their way into joints rendering lightning bolts of pain and leading to joint damage.

Obesity and improper diet increase the risk of developing gout. It has been called the rich man`s disease because of its association with overindulgence of rich food and alcohol. Due to a deluge of chemicals that are now in foods and beverages, it now affects people of all ages and from all walks of life. It may be brought on by crash dieting, certain medications, overeating, stress, surgery or injury to a joint.

The best way to get a diagnosis of gout is for a physician to insert a needle into the affected joint, remove some fluid and examine it for uric acid crystals.

It is recommended that when an attack occurs; eat only raw vegetables for two weeks. It is a good idea to eat more of these anyway. Even the sugars in fresh fruits can aggravate the symptoms, so if you do eat some fresh fruit, keep total sugar level below 15-25 grams daily. (See Sugar)

Celery juice is very alkaline, which helps neutralize the uric acid; diluted with Purified Water, not tap, water. Some claim that eating a cupful of fresh cherries will help stave off painful episodes. Strawberries and blueberries may do the same. Other safe foods during an episode are millet, green vegetables, seeds and sprouted grains.

Foods to avoid and discourage another gout flare-up are: meat of any kind, sardines, scallops, shellfish, mushrooms, mussels, peanuts, mackerel, asparagus, alcohol beverages, and diet soda. Limit your intake of caffeine, cauliflower, dried beans and lentils, oatmeal, peas, spinach and yeast products.

Helpful herbs are: bilberry extract, turmeric, celery seed, chamomile, lady`s mantle (yarrow), peppermint or skullcap. Prescription for Nutritional Healing recommends 2,000 to 3,000 milligrams daily of alfalfa, a good source of minerals that reduces uric acid. Devil`s claw and yucca can aid in relieving pain. Other herbs to try are birch, burdock, colchicum tincture, hyssop and juniper.

Vitamin B12, vitamin E, folate, and the B family of vitamins found in Elixir Blast and Affinity are a part of good nutritional program for gout treatment and as always, Fulvia is the foundation of all other nutritional products. Breathing Exercises combined with stretching, dancing, yoga, Tai Chi, and aerobics improves oxygenation and circulation which is an essential part of overcoming gout.

Drink as much water as you can to flush uric acid from the system.

Apply an activated charcoal poultice to draw out toxins. Combine 1/2 cup powdered charcoal with 1/4 cup ground flaxseed. Mix in warm water until it becomes a thick paste, apply to the joint, and then wrap securely. Caution, this will stain clothing.

Soak the affected joint for thirty to sixty minutes in a mix of hot water and activated charcoal.

Avoid taking high doses of niacin (over 50 milligrams daily.) Large doses of niacin can cause a buildup of uric acid, triggering gout.

Your body produces uric acid when it breaks down purines that are found naturally in your body, as well as in certain foods, such as anchovies, herring, asparagus and mushrooms.

People who suffer from gout should avoid pork at all costs. Pigs do not have sweat glands and large amounts of uric acid are stored in their muscles. A person with gout struggles to eliminate the uric acid their own body produces, without consuming it directly by eating pork. Also avoid shrimp and lobster as they are likely to produce gout as well.

Normally, uric acid dissolves in your blood and passes through your kidneys into your urine. But sometimes your body either produces too much, or your kidneys excrete too little uric acid.

Patent medicines do not cure gout and lead to other health problems. The best thing to do is eliminate all acid forming foods, drinks, sugars, dairy, and flour products, and eat a minimal amount of meat. The body only needs about two ounces of meat once a week to give you what you need in the way of nutrition from meat.

Aspartame and Sugar are major causes of gout and everyone should avoid these deadly poisons. Drink plenty of water and try to make 80% of your diet raw, organic fruits and vegetables.

Fulvia, Affinity and Elixir Blast support the removal of uric acid which causes gout and keeping your colon clean and regular with the help of Neutra Cleanse is also important in preventing gout.

(See Arthritis)

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Grandma’s Hands

Grandma, some ninety plus years, sat feebly on the patio bench. She didn't move, just sat with her head down staring at her hands. When I sat down beside her she didn't acknowledge my presence and the longer I sat I wondered if she was OK. Finally, not really wanting to disturb her but wanting to check on her at the same time, I asked her if she was OK.

She raised her head and looked at me and smiled. "Yes, I'm fine, thank you for asking," she said in a clear strong voice.

"I didn’t mean to disturb you, Grandma, but you were just sitting here staring at your hands and I wanted to make sure you were OK," I explained to her.

"Have you ever looked at your hands?" she asked. "I mean really looked at your hands?"

I slowly opened my hands and stared down at them. I turned them over, palms up and then palms down. No, I guess I had never really looked at my hands as I tried to figure out the point she was making.

Grandma smiled and related the following story: "Stop and think for a moment about the hands you have, how they have served you well throughout your years.

"These hands, though wrinkled, shriveled and weak have been the tools I have used all my life to reach out and grab and embrace life. They braced and caught my fall when as a toddler I crashed upon the floor. They put food in my mouth and clothes on my back. As a child my mother taught me to fold them in prayer.

They tied my shoes and pulled on my boots. "They held my husband and wiped my tears when he went off to war. They have been dirty, scraped and raw, swollen and bent! "They were uneasy and clumsy when I tried to hold my newborn son.

Decorated with my wedding band they showed the world that I was married and loved someone special. "They wrote my letters to him and trembled and shook when I buried my parents and spouse.

They have held my children and grandchildren, consoled neighbors, and shook in fists of anger when I didn’t understand. They have covered my face, combed my hair, and washed and cleansed the rest of my body.

"They have been sticky and wet, bent and broken, dried and raw. And to this day when not much of anything else of me works real well these hands hold me up, lay me down, and again continue to fold in prayer.

"These hands are the mark of where I've been and the ruggedness of life. But more importantly it will be these hands that God will reach out and take when he leads me home. And with my hands He will lift me to His side and there I will use these hands to touch the face of Christ."

I will never look at my hands the same again. God reached out and took my grandma's hands and led her home. When my hands are hurt or sore or when I stroke the face of my children and husband I think of Grandma. I know she has been held by the hands of God. And I, too, want to touch the face of God and feel His hands upon my face.

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Hair and Nails

Vinegar is a great hair softener. Just pour some in a bowl of plain water and rinse. Your hair has never been softer!

Affinity can help stimulate hair and nail growth and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also has minerals that are necessary to healthy hair and nails. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause itchy scalp or fungus in the nails. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

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Hair Color

Take nettle herb and Fulvia to return hair to its natural color.

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Handbags

Have you ever noticed gals who drop their handbags on public toilet floors then go directly to their dining tables and lay it on the table? Happens a lot! It's not always the 'restaurant food' that causes stomach distress. Sometimes "what you don't know 'will' hurt you"!

Mom got so upset when guests came in the door and plopped their handbags down on the counter where she was cooking or setting up food. She always said that handbags are really dirty, because of where they have been. Smart Mom!

It's something just about every woman carries with them. While we may know what's inside our handbags, do you have any idea what's on the outside?

Women carry handbags everywhere; from the office to public toilets to the floor of the car. Most women won't be caught without their handbags, but did you ever stop to think about where your handbag goes during the day.

One woman said, "I drive a school bus, so my handbag has been on the floor of the bus a lot, on the floor of my car and bathrooms." "I put my hand bag in grocery shopping carts, on the floor of the toilet and of course in my home, which should be clean" says another woman.

Nelson Laboratories in Salt Lake City set out to test the average woman's handbag to find out if handbags harbor a lot of bacteria. Most women told us they didn't stop to think about what was on the bottom of their handbag. Most said at home they usually set their handbags on top of kitchen tables and counters where food is prepared. Most of the ladies we talked to told us they wouldn't be surprised if their handbags were at least a little bit dirty. It turns out handbags are so surprisingly dirty, even the micro-biologist who tested them was shocked.

Nelson Labs says nearly all of the handbags tested were not only high in bacteria, but high in harmful kinds of bacteria. Pseudomonas can cause eye infections, blindness and even death. Staphylococcus aurous can cause serious skin infections, and salmonella and e-coli found on the handbags could make people very sick.

In one sampling, four of five handbags tested positive for salmonella, and that's not the worst of it. "There is fecal contamination on the handbags," says Amy at Nelson Laboratories.

Leather or vinyl handbags tended to be cleaner than cloth handbags and lifestyle seemed to play a role. People with kids tended to have dirtier handbags than those without, with one exception.

The handbag of one single woman who frequented nightclubs had one of the worst contaminations of all. "Some type of feces, or possibly vomit" says Amy.

So the moral of this story - your handbag won't kill you, but it does have the potential to make you very sick if you keep it on places where you eat. Use hooks to hang your handbag at home and in toilets, and don't put it on your desk, a restaurant table, or on your kitchen countertop.

Experts say you should think of your handbag the same way you would a pair of shoes. "If you think about putting a pair of shoes onto your counter tops, that's the same thing you're doing when you put your handbag on the counter tops" - your handbag has gone where individuals before you have sneezed, coughed, spat, urinated, emptied bowels, etc!

Do you really want to bring that home with you? The microbiologists at Nelson also said cleaning a handbag will help. Wash cloth handbags and use leather cleaner to clean the bottom of leather handbags.

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Headaches

Breathing Therapy: The nose has a left and a right nostril. Although we use both to inhale and exhale, they each have a different function. Some cultures have long recognized this fact and have used the symbol of the sun to represent the right nostril and the moon to represent the left nostril.

During a headache, close your right nostril and use your left nostril to breathe.

In about 5 minutes, your headache will be gone. If you feel tired, just reverse, close your left nostril and breathe through your right nostril. After a few minutes you will feel your mind will feel refreshed.

Right side belongs to 'hot', so it gets heated up easily and left side belongs to 'cold'.

Most females breathe with their left nostrils, so they get "cooled off" faster.

Most of the guys breathe with their right nostrils, they get worked up.

You may begin to pay attention the moment you wake up to see which nostril is more open and thus takes in air faster. If the left is faster, you will feel tired. So, close your left nostril and use your right nostril for breathing, you will feel refreshed quickly.

This can be taught to children, but it is more effective when practiced by adults.

A college student suffered with headaches literally every night and she took prescription pain killers from her doctor, but they didn’t really help. Her studies and grades suffered as a result of the headaches.

She then heard about this breathing therapy and decided to try it. She closed her right nostril and breathed through her left nostril for five minutes. In less than a week, her headaches were gone!

Headaches have an underlying problem with toxins in the body. The exercise above no doubt helps to burn toxins out of the brain by providing more oxygen. However, to speed up the process of burning toxins and also to provide a whirlwind of oxygen to all of the cells of the body See Breathing Exercises.

Headaches are also usually associated with stomach problems. Ginger spice is one of the best things to calm an upset stomach and take care of a headache. When I was growing up, my mother would make ginger tea for me whenever I had an upset stomach or headache, which almost always took care of the problem.

Instructions mix ¼ - ½ tsp. of powered ginger in a cup of warm water.

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Heart Disease

(See Blood Circulation / Hypertension). For other topics directly related to Heart Disease See Sugar / Aspartame.

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Heartburn

People often have heartburn (a burning sensation deep in the chest) along with indigestion. Stomach acids rising into the esophagus cause heartburn.

Heartburn, associated with stress and spicy foods, can be very painful. Prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs may relieve the symptoms temporarily, but they in turn create more acid in the body, which then becomes a vicious cycle.

An immediate remedy is to mix a half-teaspoon of cream of tartar with a half-teaspoon of baking soda. Blend into in a warm or lukewarm cup of water and sip slowly if taken when there is food in the stomach, because gas will be released as the acid is neutralized and can cause bloating pain if taken too quickly. Relief should occur within minutes of drinking the solution.

In the event that cream of tartar is not available, drink 1 tsp. of baking soda in a glass of warm water.

Fulvia Affinity, Elixir Blast and Neutra Cleanse all support healthy digestion and can therefore help prevent acidity and heartburn. If problems persist, a digestive aid from the health food store should be taken with meals.

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Hepatitis

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that destroys its function and can be caused by viruses or bacteria. It is very difficult to treat but Ionic Silver can be used in high doses to be beneficial. Ionic Silver liquid can be swallowed 4 ounces daily for the first two weeks, and then swallowed two tablespoons twice daily for the next 3.5 months. This is a four-month attack on hepatitis. Silver can be used anywhere there might be contamination or transfer of germs.

Several successful subjects have used the drugs interferon and ribavirin at their lowest prescribed doses in combination with this protocol of Ionic Silver. The liver numbers were reduced to near normal in one month and back to normal in two months and symptom-free in four months.

Liver cleansing is vital to any disease, but more especially when the liver itself is affected by diseases like hepatitis. Fulvia and Affinity support a healthy liver and several people have noted that when they increased their intake of Fulvia that they experienced a wonderful liver cleanse.

I have done liver cleansing which removed thousands of stones, but when I increased my dosage of Fulvia up to 9 capsules daily for a few days, I experience a very pleasant liver cleanse. Fulvia is such a powerful solvent that the stones were actually reduced to liquid instead of pellets before coming out. This was evidenced by a lot of lime-green cholesterol floating on top of the water after bowel movements. (See Liver Cleansing)

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Herpes - Genital

Genital herpes is a virus affecting the genital area. Applying Ionic Silver topically can improve the situation more quickly. It should be placed on the genitals as soon as the outbreak occurs. In addition, drink two teaspoons of Ionic Silver liquid twice daily. Daily use of silver will also help prevent future outbreaks.

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HIV

In HIV patients, liquid silver was used 1 oz. twice daily for four months with improved immune function an average of 40%. This means in an autoimmune and virus induced compromise, the Ionic Silver liquid can improve the cellular number and reduce all symptoms of AIDS patients.

Aerobia Affinity, Elixer Blast and Fulvia also support a healthy immune system.

(See Immune Modulator)

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Honesty Lesson

A successful business man was growing old and knew it was time to choose a successor to take over the business.

Instead of choosing one of his Directors or his children, he decided to do something different. He called all the young executives in his company together.

He said, 'It is time for me to step down and choose the next CEO. I have decided to choose one of you. 'The young executives were shocked, but the boss continued. 'I am going to give each one of you a SEED today - one very special SEED. I want you to plant the seed, water it, and come back here one year from today with what you have grown from the seed I have given you. I will then judge the plants that you bring, and the one I choose will be the next CEO.'

One man, named Jim, was there that day and he, like the others, received a seed. He went home and excitedly, told his wife the story. She helped him get a pot, soil and compost and he planted the seed.

Every day, he would water it and watch to see if it had grown. After about three weeks, some of the other executives began to talk about their seeds and the plants that were beginning to grow.

Jim kept checking his seed, but nothing ever grew. Three weeks, four weeks, five weeks went by, still nothing. By now, others were talking about their plants, but Jim didn't have a plant and he felt like a failure. Six months went by -- still nothing in Jim's pot.

He just knew he had killed his seed. Everyone else had trees and tall plants, but he had nothing. Jim didn't say anything to his colleagues, however. He just kept watering and fertilizing the soil; he so wanted the seed to grow.

A year finally went by and all the young executives of the company brought their plants to the CEO for inspection. Jim told his wife that he wasn't going to take an empty pot. But she asked him to be honest about what happened.

Jim felt sick to his stomach, it was going to be the most embarrassing moment of his life, but he knew his wife was right. He took his empty pot to the board room. When Jim arrived, he was amazed at the variety of plants grown by the other executives. They were beautiful; in all shapes and sizes.

Jim put his empty pot on the floor and many of his colleagues laughed, a few felt sorry for him!

When the CEO arrived, he surveyed the room and greeted his young executives. Jim just tried to hide in the back. 'My, what great plants, trees, and flowers you have grown,' said the CEO. 'Today one of you will be appointed the next CEO!'

All of a sudden, the CEO spotted Jim at the back of the room with his empty pot. He ordered the Financial Director to bring him to the front. Jim was terrified. He thought, 'The CEO knows I'm a failure! Maybe he will have me fired!'

When Jim got to the front, the CEO asked him what had happened to his seed. Jim told him the story.

The CEO asked everyone to sit down except Jim. He looked at Jim, and then announced to the young executives, 'Behold your next Chief Executive Officer!

His name is Jim!' Jim couldn't believe it. Jim couldn't even grow his seed. 'How could he be the new CEO?' the others said.

Then the CEO said, 'One year ago today, I gave everyone in this room a seed. I told you to take the seed, plant it, water it, and bring it back to me today. But I gave you all boiled seeds; they were dead - it was not possible for them to grow. All of you, except Jim, have brought me trees and plants and flowers.

When you found that the seed would not grow, you substituted another seed for the one I gave you. Jim was the only one with the courage and honesty to bring me a pot with my seed in it. Therefore, he is the one who will be the new Chief Executive Officer!'

If you plant honesty, you will reap trust

If you plant goodness, you will reap friends

If you plant humility, you will reap greatness

If you plant perseverance, you will reap contentment

If you plant consideration, you will reap perspective

If you plant hard work, you will reap success

If you plant forgiveness, you will reap reconciliation

So, be careful what you plant today; it will determine what you will reap later.

'Whatever You Give To Life, Life Gives You Back'

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Honey and Cinnamon

Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot, however, when left in a cool dark place for a long time it will crystallize. When this happens I loosen the lid, boil some water, and sit the honey container in the hot water, off the heat and let it liquefy. It is then as good as it ever was. Never boil honey or put it in a microwave. Doing so will kill the enzymes in the honey.

Honey can be used without any side effects for any kind of diseases, but you need to know the source of the honey and make sure it is raw and not pasteurized. Today's science says that even though honey is sweet, if taken in the right dosage as a medicine, it does not harm diabetic patients.

I personally make no claims, however Weekly World News, a magazine in Canada, in its issue dated 17 January, 1995 has given the following list of diseases that can be cured by honey and cinnamon as researched by western scientists:

HEART DISEASES:
Drinking Honey and Cinnamon tea daily reduces cholesterol in the arteries and saves the patient from heart attack, even those who have already had an attack. Regular use of the above process relieves loss of breath and strengthens the heartbeat. In America and Canada, various nursing homes have treated patients successfully. As you age, the arteries and veins lose their flexibility and get clogged; honey and cinnamon revitalize the arteries and veins.

ARTHRITIS:
Arthritis patients may take daily, morning and night, one cup of hot water with two spoons of honey and one small teaspoon of cinnamon powder. If taken regularly even chronic arthritis can be cured. In a research conducted at the Copenhagen University, it was found that when the doctors treated their patients with a mixture of one tablespoon Honey and half teaspoon Cinnamon powder before breakfast, they found that within a week, out of the 200 people so treated, practically 73 patients were totally relieved of pain, and within a month, mostly all the patients who could not walk or move around because of arthritis started walking without pain.

BLADDER INFECTIONS:
Take two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and one teaspoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water and drink it. It destroys the germs in the bladder.

CHOLESTEROL:
Two tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of Cinnamon Powder mixed in 16 ounces of tea water, given to a cholesterol patient were found to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood by 10 percent within two hours. As mentioned for arthritic patients, if taken three times a day, any chronic cholesterol is cured.

COLDS:
Those suffering from common or severe colds should take one tablespoon lukewarm honey with 1/4 spoon cinnamon powder daily for three days. This process will cure most chronic coughs, colds, and clear the sinuses.

UPSET STOMACH:
Honey taken with cinnamon powder cures stomach ache and also clears
stomach ulcers from the root.

GAS:
According to the studies done in India and Japan, it is revealed that if Honey is taken with cinnamon powder the stomach is relieved of gas.

IMMUNE SYSTEM:
Daily use of honey and cinnamon powder strengthens the immune system and protects the body from bacterial and viral attacks. Scientists have found that honey has various vitamins and iron in large amounts. Constant use of Honey strengthens the white blood corpuscles to fight bacterial and viral diseases.

INDIGESTION:
Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey taken before food relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals.

INFLUENZA:
A scientist in Spain has proven that honey contains a natural ingredient, which kills the influenza germs and saves the patient from flu.

LONGEVITY:
Tea made with honey and cinnamon powder, when taken regularly, arrests the ravages of old age. Take four spoons of honey, one spoon of cinnamon powder, and three cups place in boiling hot water (removed from burner) and make like a tea.

Drink 1/4 cup, three to four times a day. It keeps the skin fresh and soft and arrests old age. Life spans also increase and even a 100-year-old, starts performing the chores of a 20-year-old.

PIMPLES:
Three tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder paste. Apply this paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash it next morning with warm water. If done daily for two weeks, it removes pimples from the root.

SKIN INFECTIONS:
Applying honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts on the affected parts cures eczema, ringworm and all types of skin infections.

WEIGHT LOSS:
Daily in the morning one half hour before breakfast on an empty stomach, and at night before sleeping, drink honey and cinnamon powder boiled in one cup of water. If taken regularly, it reduces the weight of even the most obese person. Also, drinking this mixture regularly does not allow the fat to accumulate in the body even though the person may eat a high calorie diet.

CANCER:
Research in Japan and Australia has revealed that advanced cancer of the stomach and bones has been cured successfully. Patients suffering from these kinds of cancer should take one tablespoon of honey with one teaspoon of cinnamon powder 3 times daily for one month.

FATIGUE:
Recent studies have shown that the sugar content of honey is more helpful rather than being detrimental to the strength of the body. Senior citizens who take honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts, are more alert and flexible. Dr. Milton, who has done research, says that a half-tablespoon of honey taken in a glass of water and sprinkled with cinnamon powder, taken daily after brushing and in the afternoon at about 3:00 P.M. when the vitality of the body starts to decrease, increases the vitality of the body within a week.

BAD BREATH:
People of South America, first thing in the morning, gargle with one teaspoon of honey and cinnamon powder mixed in hot water, so their breath stays fresh throughout the day.

HEARING LOSS:
Daily morning and night honey and cinnamon powder, taken in equal parts will restore hearing.

For the best results you need to use Real Cinnamon and raw, unpasteurized Honey.

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How To Hear God’s Voice

By Andrew Wommack

One of the greatest blessings of life has to be that of hearing God speak to us personally. There can be no intimate relationship with our heavenly Father without it. But, as easy as it is for us to speak to Him, the average Christian has a hard time hearing His voice. This is not the way the Lord intended it to be.

Learning to clearly distinguish God's voice is invaluable. Instead of going through life blindly, we can have the wisdom of God guide and protect us. There isn't a single person receiving this message who couldn't have their life radically transformed by hearing the voice of the Lord better. The worst marital problem is one word from the Lord away from a total turnaround. If you have sickness or disease, one living word from the Lord will instantly heal you. If you are in financial crisis, the Lord knows exactly how to turn your situation around. It's just a matter of hearing His voice.

The Lord constantly speaks to us and gives us His direction. It's never the Lord who is not speaking, but it's us who are not hearing. Jesus made some radical statements about hearing His voice in John 10:3-5. He was speaking about Himself as the Shepherd of the sheep and the only way to enter the sheepfold.

"To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice; and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice. And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers."

Notice that He said in verse 3, His sheep hear His voice. He didn't say His sheep CAN hear His voice or SHOULD hear His voice. He made the emphatic statement that His sheep DO hear His voice. Most Christians would question the accuracy of that statement since their experiences don't line up. But it's not what Jesus said that is wrong; all true believers can and do hear the voice of God; they just don't recognize what they are hearing as being God's voice.

Radio and television stations transmit twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week; but we only hear them when we turn the receiver on and tune it in. Failure to hear the signal doesn't mean the station isn't transmitting. Likewise, God is constantly transmitting His voice to His sheep, but few are turned on and tuned in. Most Christians are too busy pleading with God in prayer to realize that the problem is with their receivers.

The first thing we need to do is fix our receiver, believe that God is already speaking and start listening. However, that takes time, effort, and focus. The average Christian's lifestyle is so busy; it isn't conducive to hearing God's voice. For instance, what is your typical answer to the question, "How are you?" Many of you probably answer something about being very busy. I often say, "I'm busier than a one-arm paper hanger." All of us seem to be busier than ever, and that's one of the BIG reasons we don't hear the voice of the Lord better. We're just too busy.

Psalm 46:10 says, "Be still, and know that I am God."

It's in stillness, not busyness, that we tune our spiritual ears to hear the voice of God. The Lord always speaks to us in that "STILL, small voice" (1 Kings 19:12, emphasis mine), but often it's drowned out amid all the turmoil of our daily lives.

Secondly, and this is very important, most often we mistake the voice of the Lord for our own thoughts. That's right. I said the voice of the Lord comes to us in our own thoughts.

John 4:24 says, “God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth."

This is saying that communication with God is Spirit to spirit, not brain to brain or mouth to ear, the way we communicate in the physical realm. The Lord speaks to our spirits, not in words, but in thoughts and impressions. Then our spirits speak to us in words like, "I think the Lord wants me to do this or that." The Lord doesn't typically say "You do this or that," but He will impress your spirit to do something, and then your spirit says, "I think I should do . . ." Therefore, we often miss the leading of the Lord, thinking it's our own thoughts.

Every one of us has done something stupid and afterwards said, "I knew that was the wrong thing to do." We didn't feel right about our decision, but we followed logic or pressure only to find that our impression was actually the Lord speaking to us. I learned this the hard way while pastoring in Pritchet, Colorado.

All the elders of the church were custom combiners. Six months of the year, they were gone following the wheat harvest. They insisted that we ordain another elder who would always be there. Their choice for eldership, I had nothing against, but as I prayed about this man and his wife, I didn't feel right ordaining him as an elder. However, being a man, I went with logic instead of my heart.

Within two weeks of the others leaving for wheat harvest, this new elder turned into the devil himself. In his reports to the elders, he accused me of stealing money from the church, committing adultery, drinking, smoking, and everything else you can imagine. It was a terrible experience. As soon as this man showed his true colors, I knew in my heart that the feelings and thoughts I had were the Lord speaking to me, and I had dismissed them as my own. I made a decision right then and there that I would never ignore my heart again.

Psalm 37:4 says, "Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart."

This verse has often been interpreted to mean that the Lord will give you whatever you want and has been used to justify selfishness, greed, and even adultery. But it doesn't mean that the Lord will give you whatever you want; it means that when you are seeking the Lord, He will put His wants or desires into your heart. He will make His desires become your desires. The Lord changes your "want to."

I once was planning a trip to Costa Rica, a place I had been before, and was excited to be returning to. Yet, as I prayed about it, I lost my desire to go. Instead, I actually felt dread about going. The first thing I did when that happened was make sure I was really seeking the Lord with my whole heart. While on a road trip, I spent seventeen hours praying in tongues, and the more I got my mind stayed on the Lord, the less I wanted to go back to Costa Rica. On the strength of that alone, I canceled the trip.

When the people of Costa Rica asked why, all I could tell them was I didn't want to go. That was hard to do, and I'm not sure they understood. The plane I had booked my flight on crashed on take-off from Mexico City, killing all 169 persons onboard. The Lord warned me of that and saved my life, not by saying, "Don't go to Costa Rica," but, by communicating to my spirit and taking away my desire to go. That is the dominate way the Lord speaks to us, and we often miss that kind of communication.

One of the most important decisions of my life came in 1968. I was in college when the Lord radically touched my life, and all my desires changed. I didn't want to be in college anymore, and following those new desires, I made the decision to quit school. Then all hell broke loose. My mother didn't understand, and she quit talking to me for a time. Leaders in my church told me I was hearing from the devil. I stood to lose $350 per month in government support from my father's social security, and I would lose my student deferment from the draft. Without the deferment, I stood a good chance of ending up in Vietnam.

Because of these adverse reactions to my decision, I backed off for a while and was absolutely miserable. This continued for two months until I couldn’t take it anymore, and one night the Lord finally spoke to me through Romans 14:23, which says,

"Whatsoever is not of faith is sin."

I realized I was in sin because of indecision. I determined to make a faith decision that night and stick with it. As I prayed and studied the Word for guidance, I found Colossians 3:15, which says,

"And let the peace of God rule in your hearts."

The Lord spoke to me that I was to head in the direction that gave me the most peace. To be truthful, I didn't have total peace in any direction, but just as an umpire has to make a decision and stick with it, I needed to make the call. I had the most peace about quitting school, so I made the call and stepped out of indecision into faith, to the best of my understanding. Within twenty-four hours the Lord gave me such confirmation and joy that I have never doubted the wisdom of that decision since. That one decision, possibly more than any other, set my life on a course that has brought me to where I am today.

I am convinced that our gracious heavenly Father speaks to every one of His children constantly; giving us all the information and guidance we need to be total overcomers. There isn't a problem with His transmitter; it's our receiver that needs help.

I have a three-part teaching album called How To Hear God's Voice that expounds on this in greater detail. I teach this every year to our second-year CBC students and see powerful results.

Most people are imploring God to speak, when it's our hearing that needs to be adjusted.

Taking this faith-stance that God is speaking and then learning to listen and obey will transform your relationship with the Lord. It could save your life just as it did mine.

Footnote: I definitely concur and whenever I have stepped out in faith to do what God has told me to do, there have generally been a few who have taken exception and have spoken out against me, like Andrew Wommack’s family did with him. Well-intentioned advice usually comes from family members and those who are close to you, because they fear for your spiritual wellbeing.

But my experience has always been that when I follow the promptings of the Holy Spirit, a calmness and peace sweeps over me that “surpasses understanding.” God has promised such a peace to those who obey Him and He is the only one that has the “keys” to such an indescribable peace.

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Hugs

If you hug someone and tell them you love them, kinesthetically they become strong.

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Human Papilloma Virus

The human papilloma virus is usually what causes cervical cancer in women. To reach the cervix, wet a tampon with Ionic Silver and insert it for at least 90 minutes. Another way to affect HPV is to pump two ounces of Ionic Silver as a douche intravaginally. Hold it for 10 to 12 minutes before releasing. This will allow the liquid to have access to the cervix for a long enough time to destroy the virus.

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Hydrogen

Hydrogen is a very important element in human health and almost nobody is getting in their diets.

The only way you get hydrogen in your food is to pick it fresh from your garden or orchard and eat it within a couple of hours. To explain this in layman’s terms, fruit and vegetables are basically plugged into an electrical current when attached to a plant or a tree.

Hydrogen has one single electron that is negatively charged. The plants receive this charge from the earth, which is also negatively charged. The moment a fruit or vegetable is picked, it is like unplugging an appliance from the electrical outlet.

Hydrogen is a very unstable element and being lighter than air, it starts evaporating from the food source and within a few hours is totally gone.

PH stands for potential of hydrogen and hydrogen is necessary for maintaining proper pH (acid/alkaline) balance.

Hydrogen is also a powerful free radical scavenger among other things. Since most free radicals are positively charged and they are seeking to steal a negative electron wherever they can find one. If we don’t have plenty of antioxidants like hydrogen and Fulvia, they attack our cells and destroy the DNA. Whenever a positively charged free radical comes into contact with hydrogen, it is immediately neutralized and can cause no further damage to your cells.

You may want to consider using your green thumb to plant a garden. Many people are starting to allocate a room in their house or use part of their garage to create a hydroponic garden. A surprisingly small space can supply you with all of the fresh vegetables that your family can possibly eat.

There are also water filtration systems that put free hydrogen into the water. Water from an alkalizing machine is actually alive, until the hydrogen evaporates from it, the same as it does from food sources. The hydrogen from one of these machines does exactly the same thing as the hydrogen you would receive from “live” foods.

The amino acids in Fulvia contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and other important elements, which are critical to life. They play a major role in metabolism, helping the body get rid of excess fat and prevent obesity. They are also the building blocks of protein and are required for strong, healthy muscles.

Fulvia is one of those “rare” foods that has the ability to store hydrogen and it should be your foundational nutritional supplement no matter what other what other supplements you choose to take. (See Water Purification)

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Hypertension / High Blood Pressure

Hypertension is the term used to describe high blood pressure. Blood pressure is a measurement of the force against the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps blood through your body.

Blood pressure readings are usually given as two numbers -- for example, 120 over 80 (written as 120/80 mmHg). One or both of these numbers can be too high.

The top number is called the systolic blood pressure, and the bottom number is called the diastolic blood pressure.

Normal blood pressure is when your blood pressure is lower than 120/80 mmHg most of the time.

High blood pressure (hypertension) is when your blood pressure is 140/90 mmHg or above most of the time.

Many factors can affect blood pressure, including:

How much water and salt you have in your body

The condition of your kidneys, nervous system, or blood vessels

The levels of different body hormones

Hypertension can be caused by impaired kidney function, resulting in high levels of toxins and bacteria in your blood.

If you have heart or kidney problems, or if you’ve had a stroke, your doctor may want your blood pressure to be even lower than that of people who do not have these conditions.

You are more likely to have high blood pressure, as you get older. This is because your blood vessels lose flexibility due to a continual bombardment of free radicals and from a buildup of plaque inside of the blood vessels. When that happens, less blood can pass through the blood vessels and your heart pumps harder to increase blood flow to the organs. Although high blood pressure increases your chance of having a stroke, heart attack, heart failure, kidney disease, and early death, reduced blood flow may pose even more problems.

The safest and most reliable answer to restricted blood flow is change of diet and supplements. Fulvia is the most powerful natural solvent that I know of and it may help dissolve unwanted Calcium and plaque from inside your veins and arteries allowing your blood to flow properly at normal pressures. The minerals in Fulvia can also help separate blood cells that are clumped together in large numbers, preventing normal blood flow. Fulvia neutralizes every know form of free radical, eliminating their destructive effect upon the blood vessels.

Your doctor may put you on blood thinners to help blood flow easier through the blood vessels. This is merely a Band-Aid and is no cure at all. In fact, Coumadin is rat poison that causes mice to die from hemorrhage when eaten.

You have a higher risk of high blood pressure if you:

Are African American

Are obese

Are often stressed or anxious

Drink too much alcohol (more than one drink per day for women and more than two drinks per day for men)

Have a family history of high blood pressure

Have diabetes

Smoke

It is commonly thought that too much salt in your diet causes hypertension, but it may be that too little salt could be the problem. Using the right kind of salt however is very important.

A new study found that low-salt diets increase the risk of death from heart attacks and strokes and do not prevent high blood pressure.

The investigators found that the less salt people consumed, the more likely they were to die of heart disease — 50 people in the lowest third of salt consumption (2.5 grams of sodium per day) died during the study as compared with 24 in the medium group (3.9 grams of sodium per day) and 10 in the highest salt consumption group (6.0 grams of sodium per day). And while those eating the most salt, had on average a slight increase in systolic blood pressure — a 1.71-millimeter increase in pressure for each 2.5-gram increase in sodium per day — they were no more likely to develop hypertension.

“If the goal is to prevent hypertension with lower sodium consumption, this study shows it does not work” said the lead author, Dr. Jan A. Staessen, a professor of medicine at the University of Leuven, in Belgium.

Dr. Alderman said the new study is not the only one to find adverse effects of low-sodium diets. He studied people who had high blood pressure and found that those who ate the least salt were most likely to die.

I recommend at least ½ tsp. of salt daily, but it should be from a good source like Redmond Salt or Himalayan Salt available at most health food stores or can be purchased at www.realsalt.com. Typical table salt is highly processed and has Aluminum added to prevent clumping. (See Index on Salt)

Certain cultures make a practice of mixing 1 tsp. of salt in a glass of water and drinking the solution first thing every morning on an empty stomach. Those who subscribe to this practice are among the healthiest people on the planet.

People who are inactive are more likely to gain weight because they don’t burn up the calories that they take in from food and drinks. An inactive lifestyle also raises your risk for high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and other health problems.

Home Remedy to reduce blood pressure: Cream of tartar is potassium salt derived from grapes during the wine making process.

Fill a glass with warm water.

Cut a lemon or lime and squeeze the juice into your glass of water.

Add 2 tsp. cream of tartar to your juice/water mixture and stir well.

Drink this mixture once a day for three days. Rest for two days, then repeat again for three days if symptoms continue.

Taking Fulvia, Affinity and Elixer Blast may help stabilize a normal blood pressure. If you are currently taking a blood pressure medication be sure to consult with your physician frequently when making lifestyle changes, as he or she may need to reduce your prescription from time to time.

Niacin will often help with high blood pressure. Gradually work up to taking 500 mg. If you are low on niacin, this may help.

For other topics directly related to Hypertension see Heart Disease / Kidney Disease / Sugar / Aspartame.

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I AM

I was regretting the past and fearing the future. Suddenly my Lord was speaking, “My name is I AM.”

“When you live in the past with its mistakes and regrets, it is hard. I am not there. My name is not I WAS.”

“When you live in the future, with its problems and fears, it is hard. I am not there. My name is not I WILL BE.”

“When you live in this moment it is not hard. I am here. My name is I AM.”

~ Helen Mallicoat

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Immune Modulator

In HIV patients, liquid silver was used 1 oz. twice daily for four months with improved immune function an average of 40%. This means in an autoimmune and virus induced compromise, the Ionic Silver liquid can improve the cellular number and reduce all symptoms of AIDS patients.

Aerobia Affinity, Elixer Blast and Fulvia also support a healthy immune system.

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Impetigo

Impetigo is a bacterial infection of the skin that shows up as blisters usually around the mouth. For prevention, drink one teaspoon of Ionic Silver twice daily. If you already are suffering from impetigo, drink two teaspoons twice daily and, more importantly apply the silver topically 4 or more times daily. By keeping impetigo moist with Ionic Silver, it will spread less and improve much more quickly. Since impetigo is contagious you will want to apply the Ionic Silver to your hands as well in order to prevent contaminating yourself or others.

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Indigestion

Also called dyspepsia, indigestion is a term used to describe a feeling of fullness or discomfort during or after a meal. Burning or pain in the upper stomach can accompany indigestion.

Symptoms of indigestion may include:

Bloating (full feeling)

Belching and gas

Nausea and vomiting

Acidic taste

Growling stomach

Burning in the stomach or upper abdomen

Abdominal pain

These symptoms may increase in times of stress.

Indigestion is believed to be “too much” acid, but in reality there is too little acid to digest the food properly and therefore the food cannot break down sufficiently to leave the stomach normally and may try to come up into the esophagus causing acid reflux.

The primary reason there is too little acid is for lack of sodium. The stomach is the sodium bank of the body and when sodium levels have been depleted in the stomach, the body stops producing sufficient acid to digest your food completely.

Increasing salt in the diet can be helpful with indigestion, but not just any kind of salt. (See Salt)

An immediate remedy for acid reflux is to mix a half-teaspoon of cream of tartar with a half-teaspoon of baking soda. Blend into in a warm or lukewarm cup of water and sip slowly if taken when there is food in the stomach, because gas will be released as the acid is neutralized and can cause bloating pain if taken too quickly. Relief should occur within minutes of drinking the solution.

In the event that cream of tartar is not available, drink 1 tsp. of baking soda in a glass of warm water.

Fulvia Affinity, Elixir Blast and Neutra Cleanse all support healthy digestion and can therefore help prevent acidity and heartburn. If problems persist, a digestive aid from the health food store should be taken with meals.

Whenever there is indigestion there is a problem with nutrient absorption, which can lead to many other health problems. Fulvia is a powerful solvent, breaking down nutrients found in foods and other supplements and putting them into a bioavailable form that greatly enhances the body’s ability to absorb available nutrients.

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Inflammation and Swelling

Bacteria, viruses, parasites, or mold are almost always the cause of inflammation. Ionic Silver can fight these causes. Drink two teaspoons twice daily and apply the silver topically to inflamed areas as needed. Sometimes an inflammatory response is found around an open wound like an MRSA, staph infection or ringworm. In this case, spray the silver on the affected area four or more times daily.

Affinity can help relieve inflammation and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also helps eliminates bacteria, viruses, free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of inflammation. Regular use of Fulvia can also strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

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Itching and Scaling

Itching and scaling can occur for a lot of reasons – bacteria, viruses, fungi, and allergies are just some. Regardless of the cause, dry skin is always a factor. Ionic Silver will reduce pain, inflammation, itching, and scaling. The liquid silver can be applied to children and adults of any age. Ionic Silver can also be used to remedy poison ivy.

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Jock Itch

Many men suffer from jock itch, or red, inflamed skin. If you live in a warm, humid, or tropical climate, you may have a fungal or bacterial infection that grows in the warm, moist folds of the skin, including the groin. Simple application of the Ionic Silver twice daily should keep it under control. For more aggressive cases, it can be used five times daily. In addition, one teaspoon of Ionic Silver liquid should be taken twice daily.

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Joints

During some of my research I was introduced to a brilliant scientist. A childhood disease caused him to walk on what he described as a wooden leg for over 50 years. Poor health prevented him from getting a formal education, but because of his Einstein like intellect he breezed through high school and went on to become a Nuclear Quantum Physicist.

Then at age 59 he took an early retirement because he was dying and he applied his scientific genius to learning what causes the body to age and get sick.

He discovered the atoms that make up each human cell get electrically imbalanced, so he began looking for a way to re-energize them. His research led him to trace minerals thousands of times smaller than the human cell and which have a strong negative electrical charge and the ability to produce water right inside the cell like a tiny “Fountain of Youth.”

In using these minerals, he regained mobility and now walks on a normal leg. At the time I met him he was in his 70s. His eyes - which had degenerated quite early in life returned to 20-20 vision, and he told me that he now has abundant energy and his joints are flexible like those of a teenager.

He then shared these minerals with a number of sick people who within a period of six months each got over of their health problems and appeared to be growing younger.

These minerals are found in large deposits in the Himalayan Mountains and they come from an ancient plant source. The people in this area frequently produce offspring beyond a hundred years of age and live to raise their children and enjoy their grandchildren.

British Explorer Sir Edward Stanley traveled to the Himalayas during the 1870s and he noticed that the monkeys in the lower plains of Northern India turned gray and went bald as they got older, but the monkeys in the higher altitude of the Himalayas appeared youthful up until their death. He subsequently observed that the monkeys in the high country regularly ate a blackish mineral pitch that oozed up from earth near the rocks, which was an odd behavior, as monkeys never eat anything from the ground. He also observed that the Indian Yogis, who lived to extremely old ages, gathered and ate this same mineral substance. They called it Amrita, which translates to The Elixir Of Life and has also been called the Fountain of Youth and the destroyer of weakness.

Our product Fulvia is mostly Amrita mixed with a little bit of Resveratrol. This ancient plant source of minerals is required for every metabolic function in the body including enzyme and hormone production and Fulvia is the best known source of these ionic, plant-based trace minerals, that are perfectly charged by nature in such a way, that they are able to electrically repair and restructure the DNA and strengthen the atoms that make up the cells in our bodies.

Omegas 3,6 and 9 found in Elixir blast also support healthy joints.

Affinity can help with joint pain and stiffness and when combined with Fulvia, will always do its job more efficiently. Fulvia also eliminates free radicals, toxins and other pathogens that may be the cause of joint pain and stiffness. Regular use of Fulvia can strengthen the immune system, helping to ward off every known disease-causing organism.

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Joy – The Message Behind Joy To Live

Real joy is not about accomplishment. It is not about what mountain you've gone to. The real joy is about discovering peace in your own self.

What is it that people everywhere desire? What are we looking for? What does this heart of ours want?

It wants joy, but not the kind that is temporary in nature. It wants peace, but not the kind of peace that is temporary in nature.

As long as people have been fighting on this planet, there might not be an absence of war anytime soon, but that should not preclude the absence of peace.

The absence of war is not necessarily peace and there exists a peace that transcends any war and that is the peace we are all looking for.

The day you recognize your true hunger, your true thirst, then everything will change for you. Because what you’re looking for you will find within you. You will find your joy inside of you.

And when you find out “what” you are, you will find it to be incredibly beautiful.

Joy is the alchemical emotion. It has been said that one drop of joy transforms oceans of anger, fear and jealousy. Joy is the ability to feel the essence of your own divinity. When you are in your joy, not only are you experiencing the divine, you truly are divine.

Joy transforms the lower expressions of anger, fear and jealousy into their higher expressions of concern, courage and obsession. I use “obsession” in the positive sense of the word. It refers to the ability to be focused on your goal.

Joy is based in the heart center. Locate your joy and bring it to all aspects of your life. When you are in the midst of a joyous act, such as a walk in nature, the company of your friends or a beautiful meal, experience the joy fully. Allow the joy to fill your soul. Once your mind, body and spirit are filled with this joyous act, let the event fall away and what you are left with is a heart filled with pure joy.

Take that joy to every aspect of your life. In a moment of fear, draw upon your joy and allow your concerns to be expressed. In a moment of anger or jealousy, draw on your joy and become filled with courage to take effective action.

When you understand joy, you won't have to look at every single little detail in order to know what to do. At every given moment and on every subject, act upon your joy to the best of your ability.

What does this mean? If you look at all the options of things you could do, choose the one that invokes the most joy. Just because it invokes the most joy - that is the one you should do - you don't need a reason why. It's the joy that tells you the next thing you should do.

Read – write - work – watch a movie – go to the park – take a nap, it is the joy in the simple things that tell you whether or not they are connected to the bigger things that will bring you joy. Following the joy will actually get you to the bigger things that excite you on the shortest, fastest and straightest path.

Simply look at the options available and choose the option, which invokes the most joy at that moment. The choice however, needs to be something that you have the best ability to take action upon. If the choice invokes joy and is within your ability - do it.

When you reach a point that you can no longer take action on that thing, look for the next thing that invokes the most joy, and which you have the greatest ability to take action on, even if it doesn't seem connected to anything else, do it because the joy tells you that it is connected.

With that bit of understanding, reading about joy should be on your daily things to do list, because each time you read this article, not only will your “joy” increase, but also your “understanding” of joy and how to maintain the “state” of joy.

By practicing this, you will become more sensitive to and better able to choose what brings you joy. Joy is found within itself and is its own driving engine. Joy brings with itself more joy, along with everything you need to consider, in the process of continuing and expanding your joy.

Whatever doesn't come with joy has no business taking up time in your life. If you want the passion, the vibration and the love that is your true natural self, then every time you take a step toward joy, you are taking a step toward your true natural self.

The more you trust life and work within this realm, the more you will see an ecstatic explosion of realizing the things in life that you want. Believing is seeing and the more you are willing to demonstrate that you are all about joy, the more that the universe will reflect that back to you.

Joy and happiness both can be defined as gladness, delight, and pleasure in something. The difference is happiness has an external cause. When circumstances are favorable and delightful, people are naturally happy, but when events take a downward turn, so often do their spirits.

Joy, on the other hand, has an internal cause and is not dependent upon outside conditions. It is a reflection of God within and is a fruit of the Spirit.

It has been said that in the 3rd dimension we are beings of emotion. In the 3rd dimension, we use emotions to attract the things that we want and need. This requires a tremendous amount of focus, as the higher emotions must first be drummed up. Perhaps even more difficult, the higher emotions must be maintained, because the moment something happens that allows the lower emotions to enter in, the creative process is broken.

Emotion is a vibration of the heart. Joy is a high vibration that creates more joy. The opposite vibration of joy is sadness and anger, which also creates more of the same. From a Biblical perspective, we would say, "As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he."

There are higher dimensions and in the 5th dimension we learn to be masters of frequency. In this dimension we do “not” use emotions to create frequencies; instead we use frequencies to create emotions.

Frequencies exist all around us. In much the same way that you can tune a radio to tap into existing frequencies, you can tune your heart receiver to the frequency of joy and you can start working in the 5th dimension today.

Here is a simple exercise and as you do it, rather than thinking about the frequency of joy, take a breath and simply feel the vibration of joy as it enters your heart. If you find your mind trying to get involved with feeling the frequency, say the word “clear”.

If thoughts and colors come into your mind that is okay; what is important is feeling the frequencies first. So as you inhale, receive the frequency of joy. Then as you exhale, move the frequency of joy throughout your entire being. This is where you must also trust and believe that the frequency of joy exists outside of you and is available to you any time you want to tap into it.

You may go through a clearing process in which the remaining lower emotions try to surface. They may begin to vibrate, which will draw your attention to them. If this happens, your frequency will begin to dip and you will have to remember to tune your heart to receiving the frequency of joy and inhale that frequency from the external ether. Move this frequency to the extremities of your body as you exhale. Each time you do this, you will notice that your joy grows stronger and stays longer.

By changing your frequency, you don't need to change your thinking because your thoughts will automatically change and your mind will take care of itself. This is what it means to “work from the inside out”.

You may have been concerned about what you can do to experience joy. It's not about doing any longer; it's about holding states of being and in doing so you must be very clear with your language, your thoughts, your emotions, and your frequencies.

Never say, "I’m not going below the level of joy,” because in using the power of creation, negatives are not recognized and such a statement will actually put you below the state of joy. You can however say, "I now have the frequency of Joy."

Ask those in your circle of influence to help you out by reminding you whenever you say something negative. They can even make a game of it by chiding you whenever they catch you being negative. The point is, the more you stay on track - the faster you will achieve and remain at your desired vibration.

The Bible says, “Man is that he might have joy.” If you took a moment to practice the foregoing exercise, you will already feel the joy that is now vibrating in your heart. Come back often and share this website with others so they too can find their own Joy To Live!

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Keratosis

Many people have pre-cancerous lesions from sun damage on their shoulders, chest, and face. It presents itself as dry, flaky skin spots or small, reddened, inflamed areas on the skin for years before it becomes a skin cancer.

Ionic Silver can be applied topically once or twice daily, and one teaspoon of liquid silver can also be taken twice daily. Cases of Keratosis have been remedied in as little as two weeks. Treatment should generally be followed for at least two months.

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Kidney Cleanse

Excerpted from the book " The Cure for All Diseases " by Hulda Regahr Clark

It takes a lot of liquid to "wash" the inside of your body. Taking it in the form of herbal teas gives you extra benefits. And extra enjoyment if you learn to make them with variations - especially if you need to produce a gallon of urine a day! Any edema or "water holding", whether in lungs, arms, or abdomen, also requires strengthening of the kidneys with this recipe.

When kidneys or bladder are actually involved in the cancer, gradually increase the dose to double the regular amounts. Be sure to start just as slowly though to avoid feeling pressure in the bladder.

You will need:

Half a cup dried Hydrangea Root (Hydrangea arborescens)

Half a cup Gravel Root (Eupatorium purpureum)

Half a cup Marshmallow Root (Althea officinallis)

Black Cherry Concentrate, 8 oz. [twice]

Pinch of vitamin B2 powder

4 bunches of fresh parsley [a bunch at stems is about 2 inches]

Goldenrod tincture (leave out of the recipe if you are allergic to it)

Ginger root

Uva Ursi

Vitamin B6 (250mg caps)

Magnesium oxide, 300mg caps

HCl drops (Hydrocloric Acid)

Honey for sweetening (optional)

Previous versions of this recipe included vegetable glycerine. Recently I have been unable to find a source free from asbestos and silicone. Omit it.

Measure 1/4 (one fourth) cup of each root [half of the roots] and set them to soak, together in 10 cups of cold purified water, using a non-metal container and a non-metal lid (a dinner plate will do). Add vitamin B2 powder. After four hours (or overnight), heat to boiling and simmer for 20 minutes. Add black cherry concentrate [8oz.] and bring back to boiling. Pour through a bamboo or plastic strainer into glass jar. Drink 3/4 (three fourths) cup by sipping slowly throughout the day (stir in two drops HCl first). Refrigerate half to use this week, and freeze the other half for next week.

Other versions of this recipe allowed reboiling the roots when you have finished your first batch. Although this saves a few dollars, advanced cancer sufferers should use new roots each time. You need to do the kidney cleanse for six weeks to get good results, longer for severe problems.

Find fresh parsley at a grocery store. Soak it in HCl-water (1 drop per cup) with a pinch of vitamin B2 in it for 2 minutes. Drain. Cover with [2 pints of] water and boil for 1 minute. Drain into glass jars. When cool enough, pour yourself 1/2 (half) cup. Add 2 drops HCl. Sip slowly or add to your root potion. Refrigerate a pint and freeze 1 pint. Throw away the parsley. Always add HCl at point of consuming even after pre-sterilizing.

Dose: Each morning, pour together 3/4 (three fourths) cup of the root mixture and 1/2 (half) cup parsley water, filling a large mug. Add 20 drops of goldenrod tincture and any spice, such as nutmeg, cinnamon, etc. Then add a pinch of B2 and 4 drops HCl to sterilize. Drink this mixture in divided doses throughout the day. Keep it cold. Do not drink it all at once or you will get a stomach ache and feel pressure in your bladder. If your stomach is very sensitive, start on half the dose.

Also take:

Ginger capsules: one with each meal (3/day) (3 per day).

Uva Ursi: one capsule in the morning and 2 capsules in the evening.

Vitamin B6 (250mg): one a day.

Magnesium oxide (300mg): one a day.

Take these supplements just before your meal to avoid burping. You do not need to duplicate the B6 and magnesium doses if you are already on them.

Some notes on this recipe: This herbal tea, as well as the parsley, can easily spoil. Reheat to boiling every third day if it is being stored in the refrigerator. Add HCl drops just before drinking. If you sterilize it in the morning you may take it to work without refrigerating it (use a glass container).

When you order your herbs, be careful! Herb companies are not all the same! These roots should have a strong fragrance. If the ones you buy are barely fragrant, they have lost their active ingredients; switch to a different supplier. Fresh roots can be used.

If you don’t already have an herb source, you can shop online at: http://www.mountainroseherbs.com and click on the link for bulk herbs and spices.

Note: Fulvia is the most powerful solvent in the plant kingdom. Adding a few capsules of Fulvia to the water containing the herbs, may extract the excipients from the herbs without the necessity of cooking them. Taking a Fulvia capsule at the same time you drink the herbs will also make them more bioavailable to your body.

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Kidney Disease

Kidney disease includes conditions that damage your kidneys and decrease their ability to remove toxins and keep you healthy. Wastes can build up to high levels in your blood, causing overgrowth of bacteria, which can make you sick. If not treated, you may develop complications like high blood pressure, anemia (low blood count), weak bones, poor nutritional health and nerve damage. Also, kidney disease increases your risk of having heart and blood vessel disease. These problems may happen slowly over a long period of time. Chronic kidney disease may be caused by diabetes, high blood pressure and other disorders. Early detection and treatment can often keep prevent kidney disease from getting worse. If kidney disease progresses, it may eventually lead to kidney failure, which requires dialysis or a kidney transplant to maintain life.

Kidney health is important as a hormone called erythropoietin made in your kidneys, signals your bone marrow to make more red blood cells. Without plenty of red blood cells, the health of the entire body will suffer.

Kidney infections can result from a bladder infection. Urine remains in the bladder for about six hours before it is drained. If bacteria get into the bladder, they will duplicate every 20 minutes – a bladder infection can become serious very quickly. The infection will degrade the lining of the bladder and possibly travel up the tubes from the bladder to the kidneys, causing a kidney infection.

To kill the bacteria associated with bladder infections, two tablespoons of Ionic Silver should be taken hourly for the first two days. For the next two weeks, take two tablespoons twice daily. You should expect to destroy the bladder infection within the first 12 to 24 hours.

Along with eliminating excess water and toxins from the body, the kidneys balance the sodium levels in the body. A person with healthy kidneys can consume small or large quantities of salt in the diet without concern for developing salt depletion or retention.

The intake of salt is determined by dietary patterns and the kidneys have a great capacity to excrete salt in the urine and the amount of salt excreted is regulated by hormonal and physical factors that signal whether retention or removal of salt by the kidneys is necessary.

If the blood flow to the kidneys is decreased by an underlying condition such as heart failure, the kidneys react by retaining salt. (See Blood Circulation)

Patients who have kidney diseases that impair renal function develop edema because of a limitation in the kidneys' ability to excrete sodium into the urine. Thus, patients with kidney failure from whatever cause will develop edema if their intake of sodium exceeds the ability of their kidneys to excrete the sodium. The more advanced the kidney failure, the greater the problem of salt retention is likely to become. The most severe situation is the patient with end-stage kidney failure who requires dialysis therapy.

In cases of impaired kidney function the patient should focus on cleansing and strengthening the kidneys.

Ionic Silver passes through the body totally unchanged and does not produce harmful metabolites. It will pass through the intestines, bloodstream, kidneys and urine, producing anti-bacterial and anti-viral benefits.

To help kidney disease, drink two teaspoons four times daily. (A smaller person will use one teaspoon four times daily.) This high dosage is necessary because it needs to pass through the kidney on a regular basis. As it passes through, it will disinfect and help bring the kidney infection under control in as little as 12 hours.

Ionic Silver liquid can also be taken with cranberry juice or juniper berries, both of which support kidney function.

Minerals in Fulvia will help detoxify and strengthen kidney cells. Fulvia also improves the absorption of other nutrients in food and supplements many times over.

Affinity is also known to strengthen the kidneys and should be taken in combination with Fulvia.

Omegas 3, 6 and 9 found in Elixir Blast also support healthy kidneys.

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Kindness

As a Christian Pastor, I have learned that I can find goodness in practically anyone or anything if I look hard enough. Likewise, I have never met a person that can’t teach me something, if I am open to learn. The scripture says, "There needs be opposition in all things." Simply put, there are two sides of every coin; there is good and bad in every person, faith and creed and since “truth is independent” from its source, I have learned to accept truth no matter where I find it.

Kindness involves “accepting” others for whatever goodness they may have and realizing that all humanity is the offspring of one loving God and that each of us is on the same path.

Charity does not seek her own and kindness does not gloat over the fact that you may believe you are farther down the universal path than one of your brothers or sisters.

Paul of Tarsus defines love as being "patient and kind..."

Kindness blooms from the souls of mature souls. Kindness is a "fruit" of the spirit and is a spark of divinity; a sign that God is living in you.

What does it mean to be kind? To be kind is to understand that we are all offspring of the same loving God and that he loves each of his children equally. Kindness manifests itself though the awareness of human similarities in feelings and needs. Like compassion, kindness is a profound human feeling often prompted by the pain of others.

"There is no they, only us. We are part of a large fellowship called the human race. We all hurt the same. We all love the same. We all bleed the same. We all need understanding and care. We can't separate ourselves from one another. We are all part of the same vast sea of love, one indivisible divine mind." ~Marianne Williamson

Kindness is like a fresh breeze that relieves the aching muscles of tired souls after a hard day's labor. Kindness can restore hope to a struggling heart though a single act.

“Kindness is one of the jewels that adorn one's soul. Kindness is more than a deed. It is an attitude, an expression, a look, and a touch. It is anything that lifts another person." ~C. Neil Strait

Kindness is a catalytic factor that awakens dormant souls and activates a "higher" heart vibration and vibrating at higher frequencies can open doors of your soul that you never knew existed. One act of kindness raises the vibration of the entire planet and is an essential element in the process of collective ascension.

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless." ~Mother Teresa

"What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? ~Jean Jacques Rousseau

"Blessed is he who speaks a kindness; thrice blessed is he who repeats it." ~Arabian Proverb

Aristotle defines kindness as an act of "helpfulness towards someone in need, expecting nothing in return." Kindness is considered to be one of the seven Spiritually Divine Virtues. Kindness holds the Divine power to heal on many levels.

"Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness." ~Seneca

"One kind word can warm three winter months." ~ Japanese Proverb

“Always be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle." ~ Plato"

Giving connects two people, the giver and the receiver, and this connection gives birth to a new sense of belonging." ~ Deepak Chopra

"Our task must be to free ourselves from our prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all of humanity and the whole of nature in its beauty." ~ Albert Einstein

"You are here to serve others, to be a light for them, to participate in their lessons and to help heal humanity. You are also here to serve yourself, to heal your soul, to enable your soul's growth and reconnect to the Source. Your challenge is to find a balance between serving others and yourself so that you can accomplish the tasks that you established for yourself in this lifetime and even go beyond that. How you view your role in serving others is an important part of this process." ~ Jennifer Hoffman

"People will forget what you said; People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel." ~ Milt Belnap

Only through kindness can we find our path back home. Kindness is the key to uniting hearts and souls. We are all one - being kind to another is only being kind to yourself.

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Law of Return

Many different cultures and belief systems teach that we are responsible for our actions and we ultimately reap what we sow.

The Bible teaches that we are responsible for every event that happens in our lives. There is no coincidence - there is no random event - there is no victim. We attract all of the events in our lives, through the choices we make daily. Many of these circumstances ripple through the sands of time and have no limitations in the Space-Time Continuum.

The explanation for all of the challenging events we face, resides in the way we perceive and treat other beings in our lives. To treat others as unequal and not recognizing our state of oneness, can be the cause of many of the spiritual illnesses, personal chaos and loneliness in our lives.

"You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed." ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Our thoughts and actions are the source of the entire cycle of cause and effect. Negative emotions like anger, pride, greed and deceit cause the bondage that exists between our actions and our consciousness.

Reaping what you sow is the universal principle of cause and effect - The Universal Law of Return or The Law of the Wheel.

The Law of The Harvest does not reflect punishment or retribution, but is simply an extended expression or consequence of natural acts. The Karmic Return is not fate, for humans act with free will, creating their own destiny.

Our experiences - past, present and future are actively shaped by the effects of our deeds. The only way that lasting change can come into you physical world is through a Spiritual Transformation of the soul - from the realization that you are One with all aspects of Creation.

This life is likened to a field in which our deeds are seeds. We harvest exactly what we sow. No less, and no more. The more we better ourselves on life's pathways, the more we connect with the Divine Source of Creation, Abundance and Universal Healing.

What you do for another, you do for self, and what you fail to do for another; you fail to do for your Self. You get what you give, so therefore seek to express yourself in the highest order of things by giving what you want in return – treat others with love and kindness.

“Do unto others as you would have it done unto you, because it IS being done unto you! That is the Golden Rule. And now you understand it completely."

~ Neale Donald Walsch

You Reap What You Sow:

The man slowly looked up. This was a woman clearly accustomed to the finer things of life. Her coat was new. She looked like she had never missed a meal in her life. His first thought was that she wanted to make fun of him, like so many others had done before.

"Leave me alone," he growled... To his amazement, the woman continued standing. She was smiling -- her even white teeth displayed in dazzling rows.

"Are you hungry?" she asked. "No," he answered sarcastically. "I've just come from dining with the president. Now go away."

The woman's smile became even broader. Suddenly the man felt a gentle hand under his arm. "What are you doing, lady?" the man asked angrily. "I said to leave me alone.

Just then a policeman came up. "Is there any problem, ma'am?" he asked. "No problem here, officer," the woman answered. "I'm just trying to get this man to his feet. Will you help me?" The officer scratched his head. "That's old Jack. He's been a fixture around here for a couple of years. What do you want with him?"

"See that cafeteria over there?" she asked. "I'm going to get him something to eat and get him out of the cold for a while." "Are you crazy, lady?"

The homeless man resisted. "I don't want to go in there!" Then he felt strong hands grab his other arm and lift him up. "Let me go, officer. I didn't do anything."

"This is a good deal for you, Jack," the officer answered. "Don't blow it." Finally, and with some difficulty, the woman and the police officer got Jack into the cafeteria and sat him at a table in a remote corner. It was the middle of the morning, so most of the breakfast crowd had already left and the lunch bunch had not yet arrived.

The manager strode across the cafeteria and stood by his table. "What's going on here, officer?" he asked. "What is all this, is this man in trouble?" "This lady brought this man in here to be fed," the policeman answered. "Not in here!" the manager replied angrily. "Having a person like that here is bad for business."

Old Jack smiled a toothless grin. "See, lady. I told you so. Now if you'll let me go. I didn't want to come here in the first place."

The woman turned to the cafeteria manager and smiled. "Sir, are you familiar with Eddy and Associates, the banking firm down the street?" "Of course I am," the manager answered impatiently. "They hold their weekly meetings in one of my banquet rooms."

"And do you make a goodly amount of money providing food at these weekly meetings?" "What business is that of yours?" I, sir, am Penelope Eddy, president and CEO of the company."

"Oh..."

The woman smiled again. "I thought that might make a difference." She glanced at the cop who was busy stifling a laugh. "Would you like to join us in a cup of coffee and a meal, officer?"

"No thanks, ma'am," the officer replied. "I'm on duty." "Then, perhaps a cup of coffee to go?" she asked. "Yes, ma'am, that would be very nice."

The cafeteria manager turned on his heel. "I'll get your coffee for you right away, officer." The officer watched him walk away. "You certainly put him in his place," he said. "That was not my intent. Believe it or not, I have a reason for all this."

She sat down at the table across from her amazed dinner guest. She stared at him intently. "Jack, do you remember me?" Old Jack searched her face with his old, rheumy eyes. "I think so; I mean you do look familiar."

"I'm a little older perhaps," she said. "Maybe I've even filled out more than in my younger days when you worked here and I came through that very door, cold and hungry." "Ma'am?" the officer said questioningly. He couldn't believe that such a magnificently turned out woman could ever have been hungry.

"I was just out of college," the woman began. "I had come to the city looking for a job, but I couldn't find anything. Finally I was down to my last few cents and had been kicked out of my apartment. I walked the streets for days. It was February and I was cold and nearly starving. I saw this place and walked in on the off chance that I could get something to eat."

Jack lit up with a smile. "Now I remember," he said. "I was behind the serving counter. You came up and asked me if you could work for something to eat. I said that it was against company policy."

"I know," the woman continued. "Then you made me the biggest roast beef sandwich that I had ever seen, gave me a cup of coffee and told me to go over to a corner table and enjoy it. I was afraid that you would get into trouble. Then, when I looked over and saw you put the price of my food in the cash register, I knew then that everything would be all right."

"So you started your own business?" Old Jack said.

"I got a job that very afternoon. I worked my way up. Eventually I started my own business, which with the help of God, prospered." She opened her purse and pulled out a business card. "When you are finished here, I want you to pay a visit to a Mr. Lyons. He's the personnel director of my company. I'll go talk to him now and I'm certain he'll find something for you to do around the office."

She smiled. "I think he might even find the funds to give you a little advance so that you can buy some clothes and get a place to live until you get on your feet. If you ever need anything, my door is always open to you."

There were tears in the old man's eyes. "How can I ever thank you?" he asked. "Don't thank me," the woman answered. "To God goes the glory. He led me to you."

Outside the cafeteria, the officer and the woman paused at the entrance before going their separate ways. "Thank you for all your help, officer," she said. "On the contrary, Ms. Eddy," he answered. "Thank you. I saw a miracle today, something that I will never forget. And - and thank you for the coffee."

Have a Wonderful Day. May God bless you always and don't forget that when you "cast your bread upon the waters," you never know how it will be returned to you. God is so big, He can cover the whole world with his Love and so small He can curl up inside of your heart.

When God leads you to the edge of the cliff, trust Him fully and let go. Only 1 of 2 things will happen, either He'll catch you when you fall, or He'll teach you how to fly!

The power of one sentence! Cast your bread upon the water and watch God begin to shift things your favor starting today.

What you sow is what you reap.

God closes doors no man can open & God opens doors no man can close. Share this with others and God just might open some doors for you.

Have a blessed day and remember to be a blessing to others.

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Leadership

In the words of Harry Truman, "Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better."

 

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Leg Cramps

Usually people associate leg cramps with the term "charley-horse," which are painful sensations of tightness and tension in the muscles of the leg. There are three primary areas where uncomfortable cramping may occur. These are the calf, the foot, and the thigh. Nocturnal leg cramps are muscle pains that occur during the night, disturbing normal sleep.

Nocturnal leg cramps predominantly affect the elderly and pregnant women, two groups that tend to have relatively poor blood circulation in the limbs, although they can afflict individuals of any age group.

Dehydration from not drinking enough water may be the cause of nocturnal leg cramps. Water is important for transporting vitamins, minerals, and other substances throughout the body. Drinking soda, coffee or alcohol does not hydrate, since they are diuretics and end up dehydrating a person even further. Muscles need hydration to function properly; without it cramping is more likely to occur. That is why athletes who do not replenish water lost from sports and exercise end up with a charley-horse. Likewise, low water intake in an otherwise sedentary person can cause muscle twitches during sleep.

Another reason for nocturnal leg cramps is mineral deficiencies. Low levels of calcium, potassium, and magnesium are cited as causal factors of nocturnal leg cramps. While they can all be found in things we eat, some foods lose mineral levels when processed or refined. For example, nearly 85% of magnesium in grains is lost when finely milled.

Calcium deficiency is also responsible for muscle tremors and twitching at night and may lead to nocturnal leg cramps. Milk and other dairy products do not make effective calcium replacement sources because of their phosphorus levels. A non-phosphorus containing calcium supplement is possibly the best alternative. Another mineral easily depleted is potassium, which is the most important mineral regarding muscle activity, serving as an electrolyte in the body and helping to balance body fluids. It also plays an essential role in muscle control and acts as a co-factor in muscle building.

To combat nocturnal leg cramps, there are several criteria to check. Make sure that your intake of calcium, potassium, and magnesium are at sufficient levels. Potassium-rich foods in your diet should include bananas, tomatoes, potatoes, broccoli, cantaloupe, and citrus fruits. Also, try to eliminate or reduce caffeine and sugar from your daily regimen. Check that you are properly hydrated by drinking up to the recommended eight glasses of water a day.

Nocturnal leg cramps can be associated with lack of electrolytes. Regularly taking Fulvia may supply the lacking electrolytes and drinking Gatorade, or preferably an electrolyte replacement solution at the time of cramping may bring immediate results.

Finally, relieving any current discomfort with local massage, movement, or heat may help you avoid nocturnal leg cramps. For massage, rub the site of the tension in a circular rhythm to loosen the muscle tension beneath the skin. Stretch the calf muscles by holding your toes, pulling them up toward your knee and extending the leg straight out. This will exhaust the stretch reflex before you go to bed. If pain persists, apply a heat compress for about 10 minutes or take a warm bath or shower.

Artificial sweeteners like Aspartame and Sugar are a major cause of muscle cramps. Poor Circulation is also a major cause of leg cramps. Dehydration and lack of Salt may also cause muscle cramps. Magnesium may also be helpful for leg cramps.

Toxins in the body are an underlying cause of all health problems. Fulvia, Affinity, Elixir Blast and Neutra Cleanse can help combat toxins as well as supply missing minerals like Potassium, vitamins and phytonutrients that may prevent leg cramps.

Epsom salt bath or ¼ tsp in mouth has also been known to help with leg cramps.

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Lemonade Diet

The Master Cleanse

“The Lemonade diet has successfully and consistently demonstrated its eliminating and building ability.”

” The following program has been tested and approved since 1940 in all sections of the world as the most successful of any diet of its type. As an originator of this superior diet, I humbly and yet proudly offer it to you, confidant that you will receive vigorous good health from its use.

This diet will prove that no one needs to live with his diseases. Lifetime freedom from disease can become a reality.” Stanley Burroughs - Author of The Master Cleanser.

There are three phases to The Master Cleanse:

1.Ease-In

2.The Lemonade Diet

3.Ease-Out

Each of these will be explained in detail, and it is very important to follow these directions carefully. If you read closely you shouldn’t have many questions.

There are often questions regarding the precise ingredients for the Master Cleanser Recipe, as they can vary somewhat, depending on your experience and requirements. Be sure to choose which is right for you and learn how to best be prepared for The Master Cleanser Side Effects. Everyone goes through different, very individual healing processes and this may prepare you for any ups and downs.

Ease-In – Starting The Master Cleanse:

The Ease-In step of The Master Cleanse (Pre-Diet Routine) is not as important as the Ease-Out (Post-Diet Routine). In fact, you could skip the Ease-In completely and begin directly with The Lemonade Diet at any time. Some prefer beginning The Lemonade Diet with the Ease-In routine because it prepares your stomach for less food, and also your mind.

The purpose of Easing-into the Cleanse:

I find by doing the Ease-In, the first two days of the Diet are not as shocking, and the impulse to eat is therefore more manageable. It allows you to prepare your body for the dramatic change in diet as you cleanse but it will also prepare you for the next 10 days; mentally and emotionally, which can prevent you from ending the Master Cleanse too soon. Use the 3 days of the Ease-In to gather your ingredients for the Master Cleanser Recipe.

Regardless of whether you choose to Ease-In or go right to The Lemonade Diet, your Master Cleanse Kit will contain all of your ingredients, tools, equipment, and appliances that you will need during the Master Cleanse and The Lemonade Diet. The tools and equipment of The Master Cleanse Kit are used to prepare and make the Lemonade, as well as to produce your Daily Detox Bowel Movements. The Lemonade Diet Ingredients are discussed in detail further down this page (and on The Lemonade Diet page).

Below are some other items you might consider for inclusion in your Master Cleanse Kit.

Laxatives (to create Daily Detox Bowel Movements)

Sea Salt (for The Salt Water Flush)

Hand Juicers or Electric Juicers

Teaspoon and Tablespoon Measures

Naturally Non-caffeinated Herbal Teas (the only cheating allowed)

Bio-Metric Measures (scales, pH-testers, body fat measures, and other devices to measure the results of your cleanse)

Notebook (to document the process, emotions, challenges and triumphs during the Master Cleanse

Why should you choose to Ease in?

Starting The Master Cleanse with the Ease-in is also a good time to build your confidence and exposure to a Living Food Diet, Raw Food Diet, Green Diet, Vegetarian Diet or whatever you call your ideal post-cleanse food lifestyle. I don’t see these diets as “Diets” in a strict sense. To me they are lifestyle choices regarding the foods you eat. If the style of life you want is healthy, energetic, and long lasting then you must eliminate toxins, de-vitalized foods, processed foods, and otherwise dead-foods from your diet. Detox Diet Recipes such as these (and others), are great templates to base your daily food decisions on. We all know this deep down. The Master Cleanse, for most, is about a transition to a healthier lifestyle.

Ease-In Day 1 – Living Food Diet:

To do the Living Food Diet, you only need to eat live foods. Simply remove processed foods, meat, grain and dairy from your diet. Enjoy shopping for, and eating interesting fruits and vegetables. Savor the rich flavors and textures. Be sure that you don’t go too heavy on fruits as they are high in sugar. A 60/40 balance of vegetables to fruits is a good guideline.

Ease-In Day 2 – Juicing, Blending, Soups and Broths:

This step preps your body for a liquid diet and delivers macro nutrients more quickly to your bloodstream. By breaking down the foods to liquids we can more readily take in the nutrients from the food.

Fruit and Vegetable Juicing is very enjoyable. There are endless combinations of tasty juicing recipes. Blending is equally enjoyable. Green smoothies are like drinking a glass of healing. If you do not have a juicer, you can make soups or broths.

Ease-In Day 3 – Orange Juice:

Manually or electrically juice enough oranges to make 2 liters of Orange Juice, mixed with water (to taste). If you find it hard to get the calories you need through the day, add some Pure Organic Maple Syrup to increase my caloric intake.

The Lemonade Diet: