Got Cellular Hypothyroidism? 3 y
"Overcoming Thyroid Disorders" by David Brownstein, M.D.
”Your hypothalamus (in your brain) produces a compound called TRH (thyrotropin releasing hormone) also known as protirelin, which signals your pituitary gland at the base of your brain to release another compound called TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone).” (1)
THS acts as your body’s metabolic regulator which includes the function of every organ and every cell in your body.
”In a hypothyroid state, the thyroid gland is releasing inadequate amounts of thyroid hormone to meet the body’s metabolic demands, and the metabolic rate is therefore reduced.
The thyroid gland produces two maj ... read more
Sugar Addiction 3 y
An essay, a lecture, two New York Times articles and two documentaries plus commentaries.
More from the published essays of Dr. Dale Jacobson, DC (who is also featured on my DVD: ”Raw Milk: The Whole Truth”).
Dale: There are hundreds of sugars on this planet. When you find the suffix “ose” on a word, it usually means sugar. ... Lactose, maltose, glucose, fructose, galactose, etc. are all sugars. As we learned, common white sugar is sucrose. Sucrose is a “di-saccharide,” meaning two sugars. A “mono-saccharide” is one sugar. The “two-sugared” sucrose breaks down equally into the “one-sugared” glucose and fructose. Glucose is the most important carbohydrate in our blood, and is ... read more
Your Bones! - Got Elasticity? 3 y
Osteoporosis And The Calcium Myth by Dr. Dale Jacobson DC
Dr. Dale Jacobson DC teaches the traditional nourishing dietary principals that were discovered by Dr. Weston A. Price - the real nutritional foundation for building healthy bones. In this essay he reveals just how bone demineralization causes osteoporosis and what you can do to change that.
”... the average 65-year-old American woman has lost about 40 to 45% of the minerals from her skeleton, mainly calcium, and is more prone to
fractures than a person living in almost any other part of the world. ... the statistics are only slightly better for (American men). Indeed the U.S. (of A) h ... read more
Got Prescription Medications Plus Natural Medicines? 3 y
The need for increased awareness regarding the potential risks of interactions and adverse effects with the concurrent use of natural medicines and prescription medications.
”A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sheds light on the risks associated with the concurrent use of natural medicines and prescription medications”, according to Natural Standard News. Apparently the ”primary drug resources miss 80% of the known interactions and adverse effects.”:
Natural Standard News:
Got Farmacology? 3 y
By Thea Maria Carlson Director of Programs, Biodynamic Association
Originally published in the Spring 2014 issue of Biodynamics.
”What does farming have to do with human health? ...
... in the wider world—and especially that of the traditional Western medical profession—much remains to be explored.
... family physician Dr. Daphne Miller spent time on six ecological farms across the United States (of America) looking for inspiration, and shares her insights in ... Farmacology: What Innovative Family Farming Can Teach Us About Health and Healing.
... Dr. Miller ... brings in a case study of a patient from her medical practice, drawing parallels between their ailments and the problems faced by the farm and exp ... read more
Got Live Aloe Vera Plant/s? 3 y
The very best first-aid treatment for burns that everyone who cooks deserves to have in every kitchen.
Fresh cut Aloe Vera flesh applied to the skin is the very best thing that I know of for treating a burn.
I highly recommend having a live plant in every kitchen.
If a live aloe plant is not possible in your kitchen then at least have a bottle or a tube of aloe vera gel and as close to 100% as you can find.
Although I have known that aloe vera is the best treatment for burns I fortunately have not had to make much of a personally demonstration of that with myself, until yesterday!
I had melted a portion of lard in a pot to prepare some food and when I dumped my container of fo ... read more
Got 1:1 Calcium to Magnesium? 3 y
"Ancient Minerals: 5 Reasons Why You Might be Magnesium Deficient"
by Kayla Grossmann
”... Calcium is responsible for signaling muscle contraction, whereas magnesium is required for muscle relaxation. While research has confirmed that calcium to magnesium ratios in the paleolithic diet were 1:1, our ’bone building calcium-craze’ has left modern individuals with a warped exposure, reaching anywhere from 5:1 to 15:1. Studies have clearly demonstrated that excess calcium destorys magnesium, while magnesium supplementation significantly improves the body’s use of calcium.”:
http://blog.radiantlifecatalog.com/bid/58089/Ancient-Minerals-5-Reasons-Why-You-Might-be-Magnesium-Defic ... read more
Got a "Real Doctor"? 3 y
"Blood Pressure and Lipid Guidelines for the Elderly? Useless."
”At age 70 – or 60, 50 or even 40 – should you have the same blood pressure that you had at age 20?
Many conventional doctors and most of the Powers-That-Be feel that the answer to that question is ’yes’. Conventional medicine loves to issue guidelines. They have issued guidelines concerning weight, lipid and blood sugar levels and blood pressure. New guidelines inevitably result in millions of new patients requiring millions of new prescriptions. Big Pharma loves new guidelines.”:
My belo ... read more
Got Sprouted Flour? 3 y
The Benefits of Sprouted Flour.
Virtually all flour comes from either a grain or a bean. Either way these are foods that require proper preparation. For instance if you were to prepare by cooking grains or beans then the preparation that is based on traditional wisdom is to pre-soak the grains or the beans. For flour the there are two approaches. One is to take the conventional flour and presoak that. Another approach that I prefer is to pre-sprout the grain, dry it and then grind it into flour. The following gives some of the reasons for choosing sprouted flours.
”Why Sprouted Flour?
Easier to Digest – Sprouting b ... read more
The "So Called Paleo Diet" 3 y
A warning against fad diets especially the low-fat belief system as well as the rest of the industrialized food system.
Dr. Weston A. Price made most remarkable discoveries and contributions to real nutrition science (as opposed to the hype and hysteria prevalent among advocators of fad diets and nutritional products). The findings of Dr. Price were drawn directly from his direct contact and study of a number of different isolated cultures around the world. In addition he dedicated himself top years of painstaking lab work that continues to inspire researchers today! One of the greatest discoveries and contributions made by Weston A. Price was regarding the essential requirements for a level of health (tha ... read more
Got Allergies? 3 y
"Spring is Coming! Do You Have Allergies?"
Posted by Dr. Ellen Tart-Jensen on 4/11/2014
Our biological wholeness includes the whole spectrum of psyche-brain-organ-body as well as the spiritual dimension. Dr. Bernard Jensen is one of my teachers and his findings among several traditional cultures regarding nutrition and lifestyle deserves full recognition. It is my intention by starting this blog (with the following link to an article by Dr. Jensen’s daughter-in-law) to follow-up here and add more of the most outstanding common findings among the traditional peoples.
”People can be allergic to almost anything, but the most common allergens are pollen, mold, dust, animal hai ... read more
Human Design - Solar Plexus Center and Food 3 y
Introduction to the Human Design System and how it interfaces with our physiology.
”The Solar Plexus (Center) is a powerful motor with many purposes—one of which is to release primary action. It is the motor or the energy of the human ’experiential way.’ It takes us in and out of experiences. This Center is very complex as it dominates the basic things of life like making love, bonding, food, moods, romance, and entering into new experiences.”:
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San Diego Links 3 y
Nourishing Traditions links in San Diego
I had called this center liked their approach to physical therapy. Now I am all the more delighted to see this page.:
A Nourishing Traditions oriented Nutritionist:
Got "True Taste" For Food? 3 y
"From a Robert Graves lecture at MIT in 1966(?)"
This is synchronistic! After my last post here regarding ”sweet addiction” (and the loss of a certain taste) I received an email from this group
directing me to their FaceBook page and then find the following on their page.:
”The decline for a true taste for food is the beginning of a decline in national culture as a whole. When people have lost their authentic
personal taste, they have lost their personality, and become the
instruments of other people’s wills.”:
Rudolf Steiner has talked about taste. read more
Got A Sweet Addiction? Got Candida? 3 y
"10 Reasons to Use Bitters"
Sugar addiction is reportedly one of the most severe addictions of any substance! One of the reasons why the general public does not realize this is that sugar is also the most readily available ”substance” and therefore those who are addicted to it have a virtually endless supply available to them whereby they can feed their addiction at any time! (There are plenty of books out on this subject in case anyone wants to read up on it.) Another reason that the pervasiveness of sugar addiction
is not commonly recognized is that the intake of sugar has gradually increased over the years, over ... read more
Nutritional Supplements For Brain Health & Energy 3 y
Rethinking the idea of nutritional supplementation in light of what is truly nourishing (and beyond).
Close to forty-four years ago I was introduced to taking nutritional supplements (by a medical doctor’s recommendation) and under the
belief that the supplements would give my body things it apparently was lacking from my diet at that time. I continued taking nutritional supplements over the subsequent years and which my ongoing research (that included the poor conditions of our soils across the u.s. of A plus other factors) further validated my convictions that food was lacking in nutrients. However, my way of thinking on this began to change once I was introduced to Nourishing Traditio ... read more
Big Fat Miracles For Your Psyche 4 y
Essential fats plus magnesium for psyche and brain health - Traditional diets for psyche and health.
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October 24, 2017 - Magnesium Supplementation – Boosting Your Brain Power
Increasing magnesium intake may be a valid strategy to enhance cognitive abilities. This comes on the heels of much research and speculation that inadequate levels of magnesium could impair cognitive function, leading to faster deterioration of memory in aging humans.
In fact, because of the implications of magnesium deficiency on individuals and families, world-renown magnesium expert Dr. Carolyn Dean thoroughly researches and provides over 600 medical and scientific references in her newest edition of The Mag ... read more