Probiotics have been very popular among consumers for more than 30 years now. Probiotics are popular for many reasons. Research has shown all sorts of benefits to using probiotic strains as they help with immune function by allowing improved production of white blood cells. They help people who are constipated to have healthier bowel movements sometimes.
We shall now lay out some Myths and Facts about Vegetarianism that come from the Weston A. Price Foundation. Here it goes.Myth: All the hungry could be fed if grazing land were cultivated for crops.
Truth: Only about eleven percent of the land on earth can be farmed, a percentage that cannot be increased without deforestation, irrigation, chemical fertilizers, and other destructive ecological practices.
Water is sacred. Literally. Water has been used in nearly all traditions and religions since the beginning of time for cleansing and purifying. One of the things that made ancient Rome and Greece so powerful was that they had developed a way to access running water throughout their ancient cities. They had a constant supply of water from which they were able to draw upon. In Rome, the water is still available to drink by the public just as it was several hundred years ago. It is truly amazing.
Bacteria is anywhere and everywhere. The only place that does not contain a lot of bacteria are those areas that have been sterilized in laboratory environments and research facilities and occasional hospital environments. So, what do we do about it? Good question. The answer is that we try our best to avoid contact with large amounts of bacteria that may make us sick. The sources that are most likely to make us sick would likely enter through our mouths, through breathing, anus, sexual activity, or through wounds or open cuts.
Vitamin D is not a vitamin, it is actually a hormone that is made in the epidermal layer (the skin) when the skin is exposed to sunlight. With this in mind, many people who live in the Pacific Northwest or areas with very little sunlight do need Vitamin D supplementation or they need to go to a tanning salon in order to maintain good health.
Patients who have had problems with fibrocystic breast lumps have been shown to benefit from taking vitamin E and having regular exercise as well as eating a diet low in trans fats. They have had even greater benefit from increasing their iodine intake. So, if you have Fibrocystic breast lumps, I hope that you are reading this.
One of the biggest health problems that our modern society faces is heavy metal toxicity. Many people that I talk to have absolutely no idea what heavy metal toxicity is and how it affects us; but they should. There are 16 different heavy metals that are most commonly found in the environment. These heavy metals are called aluminum, arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, copper, gold, iron, lead, manganese, mercury, nickel, silver, titanium, and zinc.
Garlic has been used for thousands of years to aid in immune system health. According to Dr. John Courtney, using the whole clove is essential for getting all of the active factors, some of which include allicin, methyl allytrisulfide and sulfur. The high sulfur component of garlic makes it very helpful in liver detoxification as it opens up the sulfation biochemical pathways. Sulfur is an important element in the formation of cortisol which decreases pain and inflammation.