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Did You Know…


-Grains and dairy in the diet are one of the biggest sources of inflammation in the body

-Inflammation is the basis behind most all health conditions

-Night urination with normal day urination could be a Thiamin deficiency (B1)

-20 minutes of meditation= 4 hours of sleep

-Active exercise rids the body of toxins

-Migraines with women could be caused from a Gluten allergy, Magnesium deficiency, Pituitary dysfunction, gall bladder congestion

-Chronic yeast/candida could be caused from a gall bladder dysfunction or too many bad fats in diet

-Psoriasis can be from too much mucus build up in the intestines

-Exercise can make you 600% more efficient in making energy

-Causes of Arthritis= 1) the body breaks down the joints in order to get sulfates for the organs to do their jobs; 2) inflammation from any source; 3) mineral deficiency; 4) the body’s pH being too acidic; 5) food allergies; etc.

-Hormone imbalances come from blood sugar dysregulation, impaired detoxification, inflammation, pH imbalance, etc.

-30-40% of us are genetically susceptible to disease due to a genetic malfunction in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) enzyme process (liver detoxification). Those that have this malfunction must supplement with methylfolate (5methyltetrahydrofolate) (Not straight Folic Acid) and B12 for life. Symptoms of this problem would include sensitivity to chemicals and a stronger reaction to medications, herbs, and supplements.

-Elevated Insulin causes: increased LDL, decreased HDL, increased triglycerides, and difficulty in losing weight

-1/500 kids develop diabetes, but the number is 1/10000 if the child is breastfed

-There was a 714% increase in Autism from 1993-2002, and continues to climb. Genetic changes should account for only 1%. Chemicals and heavy metals are the leading cause of damage to the nervous system. Genetic testing (MTHFR) is critical for measuring an individual's ability to handle these environmental toxins no matter the age.

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