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10 Steps to Holistic Healing

#1. Knowledge: The foundation of a healthy lifestyle is knowledge. It is available for those who desire it.

#2. Nutrition: The human body reaches optimal functioning from the sources provided to the digestive systems and ultimately to the immune system. In this respect our primal nutritional requirements are derived from plants, supplemented with whole foods, which provide energy and repair to the body. Essentially, you are not what you eat, but what you absorb. Everyone needs an effective Multi-vitamin.

#3. Diet: By definition "diet" is the food and drink normally consumed: It is not a program. It is a way of life.  According to UNICEF & Earth Summit Report, Americans have on of the worst diets among the other industrialized nations of the world. Unfortunately, we have developed our own worst enemy with our fast paced, fast foods, fast everything society. We have allowed our bodies to be subjected to harmful chemicals, additives and preservatives for the sake of convenience. A proper diet is the center block of health. The choices we make define our wellbeing.

#4. Exercise: By getting your body active, the benefits are tremendous. You can get a great deal of exercise right at home with everyday chores. The key is knowing what works and consistency on a daily basis. There are huge benefits of gyms and personal trainers. Professional help will assist in achieving faster results.

#5. Hydration: The human body is composed of 85% water: hence a person's body demands water to function properly. If you drink sodas, energy drinks, coffees, basically anything except water, you are not hydrating your body properly.

#6. Detoxifying: With the increase in the number of chemicals introduced in the last fifty years, there has been a dramatic increase in incidences of autoimmune disorder, allergies, and common infections. When the human body gets overstressed from the toxins we breathe, the water we drink, foods we eat; it may require assistance of a detoxification process to support the elimination of these toxic substances.

#7. Body Structure: When your body gets "out of alignment" the healing process can dramatically slow down. The typical symptom of the blockage or misalignment is pain, however decrease blood flow, irregular nervous stimulation or the improper flow of energy can occur. Message therapy, Reflexology, Acupuncture, Osteopathic manipulation, Craniosacral therapy, Physical therapy, Yoga, Ti Chi can restore the harmony of the body.

#8. Emotions: One's "State of Mind" plays an important role towards a proactive approach and/or recovery from sickness and disease. Our beings are constantly under attack and each person's body responds uniquely to those stressors. The only common denominator is the "State of Mind" that a person is in. A positive attitude, an optimistic overview and a strong desire to be healthy are vital to your emotional health.

#9. Stress Reduction: First you need to recognize your symptoms of stress. Once you've identified them, you then need to figure out what is going on in your life to cause those symptoms. The way you define your problem determines where you will look for solutions. Stretching your mind to define the problem in several different ways can reveal alternative solutions that might never have occurred to you. Remember to always take time to stop and just Breath.

#10. Spiritual Health: The most fundamental level of your being is your spirit. Knowing Who, What and Where you draw your strength from. Trusting in GOD for every breath we take and being led by Him will help us overcome every obstacle.

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Sweeteners

WHAT IS IN YOUR MULTI-VITAMINS
Some of the leading brands of vitamin may contain toxic poisons that could lead to major health problems.

What are you taking?
Aspartame, Splenda, Sucralose, NutraSweet

SWEET LIES
Some critics of Aspartame use have criticized its approval process specifically; they note that the head of the FDA, Jere E. Goyan, was removed from his post on the first day of Ronald Reagan's presidency (1981). Previously, Goyan refused to approve the legalization of aspartame, due to the studies documenting increase of cancers in rats. Reagan appointed Arthur Hayes, MD, (FDA Commissioner 1981-1983) Commissioner, who legalized aspartame a year later. Reagan supporter Donald Rumsfeld was president and later CEO of G. D. Searle Company from 1977 to 1985.[77][78] In November 1983 Hayes was under fire for accepting corporate gifts. He quit and joined Searle's public-relations firm as senior medical advisor. Searle lawyer Robert B. Shapiro, renamed Aspartame NutraSweet. Monsanto purchased Searle. Rumsfeld received a $12 million bonus. Shapiro later became Monsanto president.

Several members of the FDA board left their jobs after stevia (Aspartame's main competitor) was banned in 1991. They were all hired at Nutrasweet in higher paying jobs, according to national records, Dr. Michael Friedman quit the FDA when Jane Henney was selected to become the permanent FDA commissioner (1999). Friedman elected to sign with G. D. Searle as a senior vice president at a purported $500,000 a year. He later accepted a position with Monsanto.

Resources/Info

  • Dr Joseph Mercola and Dr Kendra Pearsall, Sweet Deception: Why Splenda, NutraSweet, and the FDA May Be Hazardous to Your Health, (Nelson Books, November 2006). ISBN 0-78522-179-4 and ISBN-13 978-0785221791

  • H.J. Roberts, MD, Aspartame Disease: An Ignored Epidemic, (Sunshine Sentinel Press, May 2001). ISBN 1-88424-317-7 and
    ISBN-13 978-1884243172

  • H.J. Roberts, MD, Breast Implants Or Aspartame (Nutrasweet) Disease? : The Suppressed Opinion About Perceived Medicolegal Travesty, (Sunshine Sentinel Press, July 1999). ISBN 1-88424-310-X and ISBN-13 978-1884243103

  • Miladie L. Dillard, Food Sweeteners - Aspartame and Its Adverse Reactions, Strange Symptoms, Illness Behavior and Controversy: Index of New Information With Authors and Subjects, (Abbe Pub Assn of Washington DC, Reprint edition, March 1997).
    ISBN 1-55914-850-0 and ISBN-13 978-1559148504

  • Russell L. Blaylock, MD, Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills, (Health Press, December 1996). ISBN 0-92917-325-2 and
    ISBN-13 978-0929173252

  • Christian Tschanz (Editor), Harriett H. Butchko (Editor), W. Wayne Stargel (Editor), Frank N. Kotsonis (Editor), The Clinical Evaluation of a Food Additive: Assessment of Aspartame, (CRC, June 1996). ISBN 0-84934-973-7 and ISBN-13 978-0849349737

Films

  • Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World at the Internet Movie Database (2004)

  • Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World at Rotten Tomatoes (2004)

CDs

  • Aspartame (NutraSweet®) Disease Original "What They Don't Tell You" talks by H.J. Roberts, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.C.C.P. ISBN 1-884243-13-4

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GO NATURAL COMPLETE LIQUID NUTRITION IS ARTIFICIAL SWEETENER FREE


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Food Coloring

WHAT IS IN YOUR MULTI-VITAMINS
Some of the leading brands of vitamin may contain toxic poisons that could lead to major health problems.

What are you taking?

Some studies point to synthetic preservatives and artificial coloring agents agravating ADD & ADHD symptoms in those affected; however. Older studies were inconclusive quite possibly due to inadequate clinical methods of measuring offending behavior. Parental reports were more accurate indicators of the presence of additives than clinical tests. Several major studies show academic performance increased and disciplinary problems decreased
in large non-ADD student populations when artificial ingredients, including artificial colors were eliminated from school food programs.

  • Norway banned all products containing coal tar and coal tar derivatives in 1978. New legislation lifted this ban in 2001 after EU regulations. As such, many FD&C approved colorings have been banned.

  • Tartrazine is a coal-tar derivative, and causes hives in less than 0.01% of those exposed to it.

  • Erythrosine is linked to thyroid tumors in rats.


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GO NATURAL COMPLETE LIQUID NUTRITION IS FOOD COLORING FREE


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Talc

WHAT IS IN YOUR MULTI-VITAMINS
Some of the leading brands of vitamin may contain toxic poisons that could lead to major health problems.

What are you taking?

Talc is sometimes used as a filler in many over the counter multi vitamins. Several studies have established preliminary links between talc and pulmonary issues, lung cancer, skin cancer and ovarian cancer. This is a major concern considering talc's widespread commercial and household use. In 1993, a US National Toxicology Program report found that cosmetic grade talc caused tumours in animals, even though it contained no asbestos-like fibres. Scientists have been aware of the toxicity of talc since the late 1960s, and in 1971 researchers found particles of talc embedded in 75 percent of the ovarian tumors studied. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers non-asbestiform talc, that is talc which does not contain potentially carcinogenic asbestiform amphibole fibers, to be Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for use in cosmetics.

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GO NATURAL COMPLETE LIQUID NUTRITION IS TALC FREE


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Liquid Vitamins Supply Better Nutrients

Eating healthy is on a lot of people’s minds these days, but a U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Study (NHANES) has found that many Americans’ diets are in poor condition. The problem is not due to a lack of food, but a lack of nutritious foods that supply the vitamins and minerals our bodies depend on to function correctly.

In 1992, The Earth Summit Report indicated that the Earth’s soil is 95% depleted of the nutrients necessary for basic survival. The worst fact is that America’s soils are at the highest percentage (85%) of all industrialized countries in the world. This report also disclosed that 92% of Americans are deficient in vitamins and minerals necessary for a healthy life. Unfortunately, that same statistic can be found 56 years earlier in the 74th U.S. Congress and Senate (Document 264.)

Whether you are underweight or overweight, getting the nutrients the human body requires is relatively easy if a varied diet, extremely high in vegetables and fruits, is practiced and finding a complete plant based nutritional supplement. Foremost attention to ingredients and absorption rates should be in this selection process.

According to the 1996 Physician’s Desk Reference (page 1542), Liquids have a 98-99% absorption rate versus traditional pills and/or capsules having a 10% to 20% absorption rate (variation based on the fillers and extra carrier molecules used in manufacturing). The 10%-20% even goes lower for senior citizens, since more digestive effort is required in that age group. In June 2002, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recommended that it would be prudent (regardless of age or health status) to take a multivitamin daily. Finding a quality nutritional supplement that is complex, effective and properly balanced may be difficult, but not impossible.

Avoid any supplement that has artificial fillers, colors, flavors, sugars or has the phrase “natural and artificial flavors.” This phrase is a FDA Label Line that allows manufactures to insert additional chemical ingredients without having to list them individually. All the above listed cautions do not help the body perform optimally; in fact those ingredients hinder the body. Furthermore, be cautious of ingredients like talc, sucralose and aspartame, which may cause adverse health effects.

Use a liquid nutritional supplement that is plant based. A plant based nutritional supplement offers the highest amounts of phytonutrients and antioxidants, which are strongly beneficial and effective to obtain optimal health.


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The Importance of Ionic Plant Source Minerals

The human body requires at least 60 minerals (70 is preferable) for optimal health. The human body also needs all 16 essential vitamins, 20 essential amino acids and 3 fatty acids.

Over the last 10 years, more attention has been given to minerals then ever before. Why? Minerals are vital to 95% of your organs. Many people have found this information, but are still confused about what form of mineral to take. Forms like chelated, ionic, colloidal, elemental, plant-derived, humic shale, rocks, and clay are thrown around like a baseball. All these forms have led to confusion about which one is the most effective. It is very important to note that minerals are stored in plants in an ionic state; it does not matter if they are called colloidal or ionic, and the fact is those minerals are IONIC.

The “Colloidal” form receives the most attention. Although “colloidal” and “minerals” get put together as if they are describing a specific type of mineral, this is farthest from the case. The term “Colloidal” denotes the microscopic size of the substances contained within a specific mineral. Let us take a closer look at Colloids. Colloids can be defined as particles of a substance, which are finely divided and mixed in a supporting substance like liquids, gels, gases, etc… Webster’s Medical Dictionary defines a colloid as “a substance that consists of particles dispersed throughout another substance which are too small for resolution with an ordinary light microscope but are incapable of passing though a semi permeable membrane or as a mixture consisting of a colloid together with the medium in which it is dispersed.”

It should be very apparent that materials, which are smaller in size are much easier for the body to digest and assimilate than those, which are larger. For example, protein that is in liquid form is easier for the body to breakdown than eating a slab of meat to get those proteins. The same can be said about pills, which must first be liquefied by your body before the materials in that pill can be used by the body. Once this has happened, the materials of that pill must be dispersed in some fashion so that enzymes and acids can produce chemical changes in its structure, which enable it to be assimilated. This effort is accomplished with those extra carrier molecules, which are synthetic by design.

Plant-derived minerals are fully bioavailable to the human body and the best way to get these essential minerals is to naturally extract them from the natural source. Another benefit of sourcing minerals from plants is that they do not need to be artificially broken down before the human body can use them.


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Harmful Health Care System

Despite the fact that the United States spends more on medicine than any other nation in the world, about 130 million Americans use prescribed medications every month, the country is facing a health care crisis and the health care system is heading for destruction.

According to Dr. Floyd Bloom, the president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the health care system needs to be redrawn. He presents 4 major reasons for his opinion.

  1. Costs of the medications are exceeding the ability of employers to pay for them.
  2. Patients are not satisfied with their care.
  3. High rates of malpractice of medicine.
  4. It is becoming increasingly difficult to recruit nurses.

Dr. Bloom also mentioned raising health insurance premiums, shortages of expertise in a number of specialties and outdated methods of information management. Another major flaw to make the list is hi-tech surgical procedures and drugs. He states that the system is now “reactive” in that it waits until someone is sick and then looks for a way to solve the problem. Preventive medicine, rather than drugs and surgeries, should be the foundation for the system, stated Dr. Bloom.

Communications between the doctor’s office and the pharmacy, and the doctor to the patient are in dire straights as well. For example, there are more then 10,000 drugs available to the elderly. Many of those drugs have critical interactions, but patients typically see several doctors who prescribe their own set of meds without knowing what another doctor has prescribed and the patient never mentions the drugs they are currently taking. A recent study found that doctor’s conversations with patients when prescribing new drugs aren’t very thorough and that side effects often are not mentioned. Another example of this problem is doctor penmanship. “Illegible prescriptions are one contributing factor to the 1.5 million people harmed each year by medication errors. The extra medical expense because of errors in hospitals alone add up to at least $3.5 billion a year.” ~ ABC News reported.

The largest area of concern is the average of $10,000.00 spent per doctor to influence their behavior towards prescription drugs. The money is not spent on education of the drugs enlisted, however the money is spent on lavish trips, gift packages and sporting events. Am I jealous of doctors receiving these money-buying endorsements? No, in fact it is very scary that pharmaceutical sales reps are not medically licensed, nor are they required to study and graduate from any accredited university. Yet, those doctors that receive this influence only pass on what they are told about the safety of the drugs prescribed.

More and more doctors are becoming progressively dissatisfied. They see the lack of confidence in their clients, they understand subconsciously that the system does not work, and they are merely perpetuating the problem rather then solving it. Doctors, stand up for what is right and retain the value of your first oath!


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