Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Splenda Not Only In Food/Its Symptoms

Eight percent of the artificial sweetener Splenda is currently sold to pharmaceutical companies for over-the-counter cold remedies, lozenges and vitamins sold in America. The following symptoms have been noticed within a 24-hour period following consumption of Splenda products:

* Skin -- Redness, itching, swelling, blistering, weeping, crusting, rash, eruptions, or hives (itchy bumps or welts). These are the most common allergic symptoms that people have.

* Lungs -- Wheezing, tightness, cough, or shortness of breath.

* Head -- Swelling of the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, or throat; headaches and migraines (severe headaches).

* Nose -- Stuffy nose, runny nose (clear, thin discharge), sneezing.

* Eyes -- Red (bloodshot), itchy, swollen, or watery.

* Stomach -- Bloating, gas, pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or bloody diarrhea.

* Heart -- Palpitations or fluttering.

* Joints -- Joint pains or aches.

* Neurological -- Anxiety, dizziness, spaced-out sensation, depression.
From Mercola.com

Saturday, May 13, 2006

The Top 4 Reasons Your Liver Gets Clogged

1. Pharmacueticals and over-the-counter drugs. One of the side effects just about every single drug is that it overloads your liver. The AMA has admitted that prescription drug side effects have now risen to become fourth leading cause of death in America. Ironically, this means that prescription drugs are now killing more people than the diseases they are supposed to be curing.
2. The hundreds of Poisons in the food you have eaten. More than 70,000 plus synthetic chemicals are in commercial use today. Of those less than 7% have been tested for adverse effects. Benzene, a known cancer-causing chemical that causes liver tumers, leukemia and other diseases of the blood is found in plastic bottles, polypropylene containers and in soda. 79% of diet sodas were contaminated with hazardous levels of benzene. Also found in food, fruits, veggies, etc are pesticides, insecticides, herbicides, preservatives, etc.
3.The toxic air you are breathing. The air inside American homes is up to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air and toxic fumes from common household cleaners cause cancer along with what's in your drapes, wood furniture, plastics, beds, and clothing.
4.Polluted water. Drinking tap water is toxic, but your shower leads to even greater exposure to toxic chemicals. This is because the chemicals evaporate out of the water and are then inhaled, making it even more toxic than drinking it. Plus you absorb toxins through your skin.
(This info was from a Dr. Schulze's newsletter.)

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Biotin Deficiency

Eating the raw whites of eggs can cause a biotin deficiency. Signs of biotin deficiency are red around the eyes, mouth, and nose and brittle fingernails, thinning hair and or loss of color. Take biotin for a few weeks if you are deficient. Sally Fallon recommends eating raw yolks in smoothies. The best way to eat cooked eggs are over-easy or soft boiled. I have raw eggs in my egg-nog. This is fine just don't eat too many raw egg whites or save the whites and use in a cooking recipe. The whites are good for you they just need to be cooked. There is a long article on this at mercola.com.


-vitamin E is very good. Make sure it's the correct type. Do your research.
-proper omega 3 to omega 6 ratio. Take cod liver oil, use butter, don't use canola or veg. oil or margarine etc.
-antibiotics are linked to causing asthma and allergies. Avoid them.
-tylenol may cause asthma
-polyunsatuated fats contribute to asthma
-non breast fed babies have a higher risk for asthma
-Chiropratic care can help
-pasteurized homogenized milk is bad for asthma sufferers
-Don't use anti-bacterial soap.
-exercise is beneficial and deep breathing exercises. Blow up balloons as exercise everyday.