Bisphenol A (BPA) Is Contaminating Our Food

Chemical structure of bisphenol A.
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Bisphenol A is found in most plastic food containers today. Not only is it found in plastic containers, but also in the lining of most cans. BPA is essentially a synthetic estrogen that enters the body when one consumes food or beverages out of plastic or plastic-lined containers. This is not only harmful to the male reproductive system, but has been found to also stimulate breast cancer growth in women. Knowing this, it should be of no surprise that the sperm count of the average Western male is on a steady decline as many males are becoming more and more feminine. What most people don’t know is that Bisphenol A was actually considered as the form of estrogen to be used in estrogen pills going back to the 1930s.

For more information on Bisphenol A, see:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bisphenol_A

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Grow Your Own Fresh Air and Filter Out Toxins As Well.

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Did you know you can grow your own fresh air by having three house plants in your home? Well, a study has proven it to be true. These plants also remove toxins from the air and improve oxygen levels in your body. And I thought they were just pretty to look at… Enjoy this 4 minute video.

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An Explaination of (GRAS) or Generally Recognized As Safe

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia states that:
Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) is a United States of America Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) designation that a chemical or substance
added to food is considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from
the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive
tolerance requirements.

GRAS exemptions are granted for substances that are generally
recognized, among experts qualified by scientific training and experience to
evaluate their safety, as having been adequately shown through scientific
procedures (or, in the case of a substance used in food prior to
January 1, 1958, through either scientific procedures or through experience
based on common use in food) to be safe under the conditions of their
intended use.

The substance must be shown to be "generally recognized" as safe under
the conditions of its intended use. The proponent of the exemption has
the burden of proving that the use of the substance is "generally
recognized" as safe. To establish such recognition, the proponent must show
that there is a consensus of expert opinion regarding the safety of the
use of the substance. However, the existence of a severe conflict
among experts regarding the safety of a substance precludes a finding of
general recognition.

When a use of a substance does not qualify for the GRAS exemption that
use of the substance is subject to the premarket approval mandated by
the FFDCA. In such circumstances, the FDA can take enforcement action to
stop distribution of the food substance and foods containing it on the
grounds that such foods are or contain an unlawful food additive. [1]

A GRAS designation typically exists in one of three forms:

Self-affirmed. The manufacturer of this chemical or substance had
performed all necessary research, including the formation of an expert panel
to review safety concerns, and is prepared to use these findings to
defend its product’s GRAS status.
FDA-pending. The manufacturer has performed all the aforementioned due
diligence, and submitted to the Food & Drug Administration for GRAS
approval.
No comment. The FDA has reviewed a product’s GRAS claim and responded
with "no comment," i.e. no further challenges on the product’s GRAS
status.

What People With Food Allergies Endure and How Zeolite Can Help

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Can Zeolite help people with allergies?

Imagine having to worry about every bite of food. Imagine having to question the contents of every food item. Imagine that buffets, parties, family reunions, holiday get-togethers and potlucks could be nightmarish minefields of food allergies.

That’s what people with food allergies go through. They can’t just sit down at a meal they didn’t prepare and enjoy it. They have to worry that the seemingly innocent ingredients in that meal might make them sick with diarrhea, bloating, abdominal pain, discomfort, even flu-like symptoms.

Dr. Stephen Wangen, a board certified naturopathic doctor licensed in the state of Washington, founder and Chief Medical Officer of the IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) Center in Seattle, is a specialist in food allergies, gluten (wheat) intolerance and digestive disorders. He has firsthand experience too, as he once suffered from IBS and celiac disease, a disorder caused by gluten intolerance.

In a phone interview with the News, Wangen explained that IBS is not an allergy, but that food allergies are a major trigger of IBS.

“There are several hundred causes of IBS,” said Wangen, “but they break down into two categories: Food allergies and intolerances; and problems with intestinal bacteria, yeast/candida or parasites. With a food allergy, there’s an immune reaction. Your immune system is attacking the food.”

Wangen said gluten and dairy intolerances are common and most people don’t realize that wheat and dairy products are in nearly every processed food, not just in the obvious ones such as bread and milk.

For example, dairy’s two key components are whey and casein, found in everything from baked goods and soups to margarine and coffee. Even non-dairy coffee creamer contains casein. And soy sauce contains wheat. Some are allergic to nuts, often peanuts, or eggs, yeast, coffee, even sugar.

Most food allergy sufferers don’t even know they’re allergic. It’s a complicated diagnosis, said Wangen, and specialized tests are required.

“You can actually test with a blood test that looks at the antibodies,” said Wangen, “not the skin-prick test, because with that, you’re not putting food on your skin. “Many people have no idea that they have a food allergy. They think an allergy involves their lips or eyes swelling, or hives, etc. But more often, food allergies cause other reactions: Fatigue, headaches, constipation, heartburn.”

To make things more complicated, he said, it can be difficult to relate the food to the problem because it tends to come and go, especially when foods are combined in processing, as often happens. But how can humans be allergic to natural foods they’ve consumed for centuries?

“There are genetic causes and evolutionary causes,” explained Wangen. “Comparatively suddenly [as a species], we switched to milking cows and raising wheat. We have created an artificial food chain for ourselves. It doesn’t mean these foods are bad, but that we haven’t developed the genetic disposition for them.”

As for eating out and partaking in potlucks and such, Wangen advised caution and knowledge.

“If you know you have a problem with food, it makes it challenging to avoid the temptation. Stay educated as to what’s in all these foods,” he said.

He added that “rich” foods — cookies, buttery foods, sweets — tend to be high in common allergens. When given the choice, it’s a good idea to stick to the vegetables, rice, meat and potatoes. But beware of what’s added to or put atop those … gravy, for example, is made with milk and flour, and vegetables are often topped with butter or cheese sauce.

If one knows one’s host, it’s often better to explain ahead of time that the cream sauce and the dinner rolls are off-limits.

“You don’t want them to take it personally and get insulted because of their hard work,” Wangen said. “But for your own comfort level, explain that your doctor said you can’t eat that, or this food makes you sick, but add that you really appreciate all the trouble they went to to prepare the meal. Ask, ‘Can I bring something to share with everybody that I can eat?’ Or just eat what you can and don’t eat what you can’t.”

If all else fails, advised Wangen, eat ahead of time, take along a snack or eat afterward. “Go, socialize,” he said. “Don’t be a stick-in-the-mud. But just make it work for you.”

As an add on, it’s been proven that Liquid Zeolite , Natural Activated Liquid Zeolite, works to remove viral components, reduce allergy symptoms, colds, and a multitude of other ailments. It also boosts the immune system and levels pH, so your body can heal itself. Don’t you need to give Liquid Zeolite a try? It just might work.

What Toxins Are You Putting In Your Mouth???

All we hear and see  now days is advertisements for this pill, or this shot, that will make you all better. Oh, and by the way, the side effects may cause diarrhea, or bloating, or rash, or make you suicidal.

But that’s OK, just call your doctor and get some other drug which causes yet another side effect. And round, and round and round it goes….. Read more

More About the Flu Shot. Do You Really Need It?

Every where I go, I see advertisements for getting a flu shot, the bank, grocery store, post office. They even have drive thru flu shots now. Well, let’s look at the ingredients…

The Flu vaccine contains the following:

  • Mercury
  • Aluminum (Aluminum is added to promote an antibody response. It is a neurotoxin that may play a role in Alzheimer’s disease.)
  • Formaldehyde (cancer causing agent)
  • Ethylene glycol (antifreeze)

Do we really need to add this stuff to our body. Aren’t we getting enough toxins and metals just from the air, food, water, etc.? And they promote this especially to older people and youngsters, who don’t have the strongest immune systems anyway. BAD!

Here are a few things you can do to help prevent the flu without exposing yourself to the shot.

To prevent the flu:

  • Avoid white foods like sugar, flour, etc.. They suppress your immune system.
  • Avoid Omega-6 vegetable oils like corn, safflower, sunflower, peanut, canola, and soybean oil. Americans consume way more of these oils than are necessary for good health. In large amounts they can be powerful immune suppressants.
  • Make sure you’re taking a  well-balanced multivitamin/mineral on a daily basis. We suggest a liquid vitamin like EDN. Liquid Vitamins are absorbed by the body almost 98%, compared to tablets or capsules which are only absorbed about 10/15 percent.
  • Eat garlic and onions. You can always freshen your breath. They boost your immune system.
  • Manage stress. This is huge. Stress will burn you out and your health along with it.
  • Exercise. Simply walking for 20 minutes a day has huge results for your overall well being.
  • Get enough rest. Make sure you get enough sleep for you. Everyone is different.
  • Last, but not least. Wash your hands! Viruses often spread from touching contaminated objects, like doorknobs, phones, shared computer keyboards, and shaking hands..

Hope that helps. Start educating yourself. Your health depends on it.

How Mercury Causes Brain Neuron Damage, What Can We Do?

How does Mercury cause brain neuron damage?

Well, here is an excellent video from the University of Calgary that will explain it.

What you need to know, is that one of the best ways to remove Mercury is by using  Liquid Zeolite . It is backed by a 100% money back guarantee and we will show you ways of testing that will prove Mercury is being removed from your body, along with other metals and toxins .

Give this video a watch and then feel free to contact us so we can answer any questions you might have.