Confirmed! Flu Vaccine INCREASES Risk of Serious Pandemic Flu Illness

NB: As this appeared in the mainstream media recently (Canada), this is major news folks!

Story at-a-glance * Data collected from Canada and Hong Kong during 2009-2010 showed that people who received the seasonal flu vaccine in 2008 had twice the risk of getting the H1N1 “swine flu,” compared to those who hadn’t received a flu shot * While the initial findings were largely discounted, new research confirms the link between the flu vaccination and an increased risk of more serious bouts of pandemic illness * There are major differences between naturally-acquired immunity and vaccine-induced immunity. With vaccination, you are creating an antibody, but as recent research has confirmed, unvaccinated children naturally build up more antibodies against a wider variety of flu virus strains than vaccinated children * Vaccines are never 100 percent protective because they provide only temporary, typically inferior immunity compared to that your body would receive from naturally contracting and recovering from a disease

For complete article please visit: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/09/18/flu-shot-increases-flu-illness.aspx?e_cid=20120918_DNL_art_1

Epic New Research: GM Crops and Roundup Cause Tumors, Organ Damage and Early Death!

This just in from Jeffrey Smith of the Institute for Responsible Technology:

Epic New Research: GM Crops and Roundup Cause Tumors, Organ Damage and Early Death!

If the scientific and political world reacts appropriately to this shocking research, GMOs will be re-examined and then removed.  Please share this groundbreaking and epic study widely.

CRIIGEN Study Links GM Maize and Roundup to Premature Death and Cancer
http://sustainablepulse.com/2012/09/19/criigen-study-links-gm-maize-roundup-premature-death-cancer/

In a study published in “Food and Chemical Toxicology”, researchers led by Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini from CRIIGEN have found that rats fed on a diet containing NK603 Roundup tolerant GM maize or given water containing Roundup, at levels permitted in drinking water and GM crops in the US, developed cancers faster and died earlier than rats fed on a standard diet. They suffered breast cancer and severe liver and kidney damage.

All Guinea Pigs! Severe toxic effects of a GMO and of the major herbicide of the world
http://www.criigen.org/SiteEn/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=366&Itemid=130

*Photo taken from Sustainable Pulse

Don’t forget, Jeffrey Smith’s new documentary on GMOs, Genetic Roulette—The Gamble of Our Lives, is free online this week only at: http://geneticroulettemovie.com

 

More Definitive Data on GMOs

Here is a more recent article on GMOs that covers a good deal of information concerning the problems associated with such.  Please, if you haven’t already, consider sending a donation to the “Millions Against Monsanto” campaign!  Thank you!

Story At A Glance:

* According to results from a 10-year long feeding study on rats, mice, pigs and salmon, genetically engineered feed causes obesity, along with significant changes in the digestive system and major organs, including the liver, kidneys, pancreas, genitals and more
* Animals fed genetically engineered Bt corn were less able to digest proteins due to alterations in the micro-structure of their intestines. They also suffered immune system alterations. Impaired ability to digest proteins can have far-reaching implications for your health
* The USDA has announced its decision to deregulate Monsanto’s Roundup Ready genetically modified (GM) sugar beets. GM Roundup Ready crops and glyphosate (the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup) have also been linked to serious health problems, particularly relating to fertility and birth defects
* GM seeds pose an unprecedented threat to food security and national sovereignty

Read full article here: Further GMO Info

The Dr. Oz Raspberry Ketone Craze

Most have heard of the latest and greatest “raspberry ketone” craze.  The following is from Dr. Oz website:

Raspberry ketone is the primary aroma compound of red raspberries, and is a safe and healthy supplement with no side effects. This compound regulates adiponectin, a hormone that causes your body too [sic] boost metabolism. In turn, the fat within your cells gets broken up more effectively, helping your body burn fat faster and more efficiently. In order to get enough ketone to have an effect on the way your body burns its excess fat, you would need to consume 90 pounds of raspberries! But, just 100mg of the supplement per day is enough to get your body burning fat the way you want it to.

From another website comes the following:

For now, the reputations of products like Raspberry Ketone Plus and Raspberry Ketone Ultra rest on anecdotes and two studies conducted on mice put on a high-fat diet. Japanese researchers reported in 2005 that raspberry ketone “prevents and improves obesity and fatty liver,” by boosting the breakup of fat cells. Korean researchers reported in 2010 that raspberry ketone increased fat cells’ secretion of a hormone called adiponectin that regulates the processing of sugars and fats in the blood.

So, what do we have?  A person who would normally have to eat 90 pounds of raspberries to get a ketogenic effect can now take a single 100mg capsule to get the same effect = P*H*A*R*M*A*C*O*L*O*G*Y, NOT NUTRITION!!   I repeat, a fraction of raspberries on steroids (ketones are a component of raspberries, not whole raspberries)  can not possibly be considered truly natural and is therefore NOT nutrition!!  And these products have never been tested on humans??!!  And you are seriously considering eating this stuff?  “But”, you say, “the FDA recognizes raspberry ketones as safe!”

Dr. Robert H. Lustig , a neuroendocrinologist and UC San Francisco pediatrics professor who is among top experts in the nation’s obesity epidemic, said that animal studies alone are insufficient for scientists to say how raspberry ketones work in people.  “Until there are human studies I won’t weigh in,” he said.

“People are willing to take chances. It’s amazing how many people look for a miracle instead of looking at what they’re eating and how much they’re moving and fixing whatever is broken,” said Mary Hartley, a registered dietitian and clinical nutritionist in Brooklyn, N.Y.

 

Dr. Huber: Monsanto’s Roundup Worse than DDT, PLEASE READ!

Dear Reader,

The public needs to be more completely informed about the enormous potential problems associated with GMOs and Monsanto’s “Roundup” weedkiller (glyphosate).  Please read the following & other articles posted on this site.  The original article can be found here: Dr. Mercola interviews Dr. Don Huber re: GMOs & Roundup

Please also donate or get involved with the OCA’s Millions Against Monsanto campaign!

Worse than DDT: When You Eat This, it Ends Up Lingering in Your Gut
Posted By Dr. Mercola | January 15 2012 | 244,628 views

Story at-a-glance

* The major danger of genetically engineered foods may be related to the increased use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s weed killer Glyphosate, which is the most common weed killer in the US and just happens to be more toxic than DDT. Roundup, can accumulate and persist in the soil for years, where it kills off beneficial microbes and stimulates virulence of pathogens

* Since organically-farmed fields are not doused with glyphosate, organic fields still contain beneficial soil bacteria that actually hinder pathogens in and on the food from multiplying out of control. This may be yet another reason why organic foods are less prone to be contaminated with disease-causing pathogens than conventionally-grown foods

* When applied to crops, glyphosate becomes systemic throughout the plant, so it cannot be washed off. And once you eat this crop, the glyphosate ends up in your gut where it can decimate your beneficial bacteria. This can wreak havoc with your health as 80 percent of your immune system resides in your gut and is dependent on a healthy ratio of good and bad bacteria

* Glyphosate is a strong chelator, meaning it immobilizes critical micronutrients, rendering them unavailable to the plant. As a result, the nutritional efficiency of genetically engineered (GE) plants is profoundly compromised. Micronutrients such as iron, manganese and zinc can be reduced by as much as 80-90 percent in GE plants

 

Just How Bad Is GMO Food?

Thumbs down to GMO foods - choose healthy foodJust how bad is GMO food?

Here’s what we’ve read about GMO products, and whether or not they should be part of a healthy diet:

As you probably know, there is quite a bit of controversy surrounding the topic of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in food.

In my opinion, the only reasonably safe alternative — short of food you grow yourself from trusted non-GMO sources in non-pesticided/herbicided soil, or from known similarly-minded growers — is to purchase food labelled “organic”.

Unfortunately, even the “organic” label is not necessarily a 100% guarantee of purity or quality.

On the other hand, if it does NOT specify “organic” on the label the chances are increasing that the product DOES contain GMOs or traces thereof.  If the product contains corn, canola & soy, some GMO factors are a virtual certainty (86%, 93% & 93% respectively).

The “natural” label on many foods, including those found in health food stores, is completely meaningless in terms of whether or not a food contains GMO components.

If you’re not sure about what you’re buying or eating… ask!

As regards some of the potential effects of GMOs on human health please read:

Finally, according to this article, approximately 2/3 of the products sold by Whole Foods Market and their main distributor, United Natural Foods (UNFI) are not certified organic, but rather are conventional (chemical-intensive and GMO-tainted) foods and products disguised as “natural“:  Natural Label Meaningless.  CAVEAT EMPTOR!

(This article was modified from the following URL.  We encourage you to visit their website.  http://foodfreedom.wordpress.com/2011/01/27/organic-elite-surrenders-to-monsanto/)

Pascalite Clay for Health

image showing clay in waterfall - pascalite clay resourcesAccording to experts, various clays can be very beneficial in:

  • Detoxification protocols.
  • Food poisoning.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Radiation exposure.

Clay may also be useful for the relief and/or treatment of other conditions including MRSA infections.

One kind of clay is recommended more than other kinds.  It’s Pascalite clay, and we carry it at Gemini Health Emporium in Tilton, NH.

(Ask us if you need it shipped to you, anywhere in the world.)

Learn more about the benefits of Pascalite clay in this article: PascaliteClayInfo