Book Review: Fat For Fuel by Dr. Joseph Mercola | #SmartReads

FatForFuel
TheBreakaway | BreakawayConciousness
Zy Marquiez
May 22, 2017

“The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.”
– Ann Wigmore

“He who takes medicine and neglects diet wastes the skill of the physician.”
– Chinese Proverb

There are mainstream doctors, and there are open-minded doctors who are few, but dedicated, within the alternative health community.  Dr. Mercola is one of these select few who isn’t afraid to not only call it how it is, but back up what he says with significant contributions and hard work.

Anyone that has been reading Dr. Mercola’s work for quite some time knows what kind of quality of work they will get.  For those that might be newer, as all of us were at one time, Dr. Mercola has been putting in hard work on his website, and he has been dedicated to help others find truths within the sphere of health, no matter how uncomfortable they may be.

It is no surprise then that in Fat For Fuel, Dr. Mercola has come out once again pulling no punches with his new effort to show the truth behind the myths claiming fats being unhealthy.  Better yet, he goes beyond that to provide the ample benefits that are to be had by eating healthy fats, which harbor immense benefits.

Fat For Fuel is a veritable crash course on how to streamline your health.  Some of the most salient points in the book, which stand to help a lot of individuals, is that Dr. Mercola takes a very comprehensive approach into showing how to cut off the supply line for cancer cells, how to improve your overall health with simple dietary/lifestyle changes, and even discusses how to maintain healthy mitochondria, which helps maintain optimal health reducing the likelihood of cancer, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Type 2 Diabetes and other diseases.

All of this comes about through what Dr. Mercola calls Mitochondrial Metabolic Therapy [MMT].  Essentially, what MMT does is target mitochondria, which aids in bringing about healing of chronic disease.  This is accomplished by making sure the body uses fat as a primary fuel, rather than using glucose, which is far less optimal.

The system that Mercola provides is rather comprehensive in its approach, while not overlooking common issues that individuals may face in their journey towards optimal health.  The book offers considerations like when to eat and how much time to leave between, what cooking oils to avoid that are deleterious to health, ways to help individuals self-monitor their own health, and much more.

Extensively covered as well are the many benefits of fasting.  Thankfully, there are a few fasting options offered, as well as many of the do’s and don’ts as well.  Also covered there in are Mercola’s own favorite fast, as well as other fasts which also help the body reach optimal health.

The book even covers many of the extensive issues that are prevalent within individuals with too much iron.  This part alone is quite salient since it couples directly too many other health issues like Cancer, Diabetes, Obesity, and more.

In its totality, Fat For Fuel is an in-depth look at how the marvel of the human body can achieve healing by providing it with the proper fuel source.  If you’re interested in healing yourself without having to deal with the myriad issues of that conventional medicine espouses, then consideration of this book should be done.  One thing is for sure, after reading Fat For Fuel people will never think of fats – healthy fats! – in the same way ever again.

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Pesticide linked to Parkinson’s disease being sold in US, already banned in Europe

Image: Pesticide linked to Parkinson’s disease being sold in US, already banned in Europe
Source: NaturalNews.com
Vicki Batts
January 20, 2017

Like other pesticides, paraquat has been the subject of controversy for some time now. In Switzerland, for example, the toxic substance has been banned since 1989. The rest of the European Union has followed the Swiss’ lead, including England — even though there is still a factory there where paraquat is manufactured for export. (RELATED: Follow more news headlines on pesticides at Pesticide.news)

Even China has phased out the use of paraquat. In 2012, the Chinese government announced that the pesticide would no longer be used in order to “safeguard people’s lives.” China is not a nation that is recognized for its environmental protection policies. If they’re concerned about this pesticide, it stands to reason we should be too.

And yet, for some reason, paraquat is still available in the United States — even in spite of the growing body of research that suggests it is an extremely harmful chemical that likely causes Parkinson’s disease.

You’d think that as Europe and China ceased to use paraquat, the US would follow suit. But instead, use of this pesticide has only begun to increase. Last year, some 7 million pounds of paraquat were used on 15 million acres of land. To make matters worse, more weeds are becoming resistant to more popular pesticides like Roundup, and paraquat is being marketed as a substitute.

(Related: Learn more about glyphosate at Glyphosate.news)

The Paraquat Controversy

Paraquat first became heavily scrutinized for its use in suicide attempts; just a single sip of this stuff can be lethal. But now, a wave of research on this contentious product has shown that there are less-immediate effects of exposure to paraquat — like Parkinson’s disease.

The New York Times has even reported that the Environmental Protection Agency made note of paraquat’s toxicity in a recent regulatory filing. The EPA itself said, “There is a large body of epidemiology data on paraquat dichloride and Parkinson’s disease.” The Times writer Danny Hakim writes that the EPA is currently debating on whether or not the pesticide should still be allowed to be sprayed on our country’s farmland. A decision is not expected to be reached until sometime in 2018.

Europe is known for their cautious approach to pesticides; several bans and moratoriums on a number of different products have taken place over the years. While often criticized by industry officials, paraquat shows that caution is truly necessary when dealing with toxic chemicals — even if they supposedly not intended to be toxic to humans.

Research on paraquat and Parkinson’s disease

Perhaps what is most disturbing about paraquat is that science has indicated that the pesticide was possibly linked to Parkinson’s disease for more than twenty years. Over the last five years, however, research on the matter has grown more extensive.

In 2011, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) led a study that found two pesticides — rotenone and paraquat — were linked to a substantially higher risk of Parkinson’s disease. The study found that use of either pesticide were 2.5 times more likely to develop the condition. The research was a collaborative effort that included National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), which is part of the National Institutes of Health, and the Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center in Sunnyvale, CA.

Freya Kamel, Ph.D. is a researcher in the intramural program at NIEHS and co-author of the paper appearing online in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. She stated that “Paraquat increases production of certain oxygen derivatives that may harm cellular structures. People who used these pesticides or others with a similar mechanism of action were more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease.”

A meta-analysis that was published in 2013 by the journal Neurology also found that exposure to paraquat and other similar pesticides could increase Parkinson’s disease risk. In their conclusion, the team states that current literature supports the theory that pesticide exposure increases Parkinson’s disease risk.

In 2000, which was almost 2 decades ago, research confirmed a potential link between pesticide exposure and Parkinson’s. Later, a 2006 study would show that exposure to paraquat resulted in a 70 percent higher chance of developing Parkinson’s disease. Research has been indicative of paraquat’s dangers for the last 20 years or so, and more recent research has only confirmed these suspicions.

The call to ban paraquat in the US has been a long time coming, but will the EPA listen?

Read More At: NaturalNews.com

Sources:

NYTimes.com

Neurology.org

NIH.gov

DEA claims cannabis holds no medicinal value even as the federal government owns the PATENT on its use as a medicine

DEA
Source: NaturalNews.com
L.J.Devon
September 6, 2016

For decades, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), of the herb cannabis sativa, has been at the top of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) hit list. This targeted plant and its natural properties continue to be classified as a schedule one drug on the DEA’s senseless drug scheduling system. Cannabis is listed alongside meth and LSD for having “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” The DEA is adamant about controlling cannabis, even at a time when state governments are decriminalizing it altogether and allowing for its use in medical treatments.

DEA refuses to admit that cannabis has medicinal value, despite widespread evidence to the contrary

In August 2016, the DEA was expected to reclassify cannabis or remove it from their hit list altogether; however, when decision time arrived, the DEA refused to remove cannabis from its highly schedule one drug status. Even though cannabis has become a vital part of cancer treatments and an effective treatment for seizures, anxiety, and glaucoma, the DEA stated that “science doesn’t support” cannabis as useful for any medical purposes.

Hypocritically, the federal government itself has filed a patent claiming that cannabis has useful medical purposes, including powerful “antioxidant properties.” The patent, filed in 1999 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, admits that cannabis is useful “in the treatment and prophylaxis of wide variety of oxidation associated diseases, such as ischemic, age-related, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.”

Government patents cannabis, admitting its powerful antioxidant properties

The 1999 cannabis patent, (code 6,630,507) was a government confession that cannabis wasn’t some brain damaging chemical, as it had been depicted through decades of brainwashing. In fact, the patent admitted that cannabis was a “neuroprotectant,” capable of reversing neurological damage. The patent confessed that cannabis actually reversed “neurological damage following ischemic insults, such as stroke and trauma, or in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and HIV dementia.”

With this patented knowledge coming out in the open in 2003, the DEA no longer had any justification to continue its war on cannabis and its war on the people who reap benefits from this natural medicine. But even seventeen years after the government admitted cannabis is a useful medicine, the DEA refuses to reclassify the plant as having multiple medical uses.

To reschedule cannabis, the government would have to give up control and admit they were wrong all along. For this rescheduling of cannabis to come about, the DEA would literally be declaring that all the lives they ruined, all the people shot and imprisoned, was all in vain. It’s hard to imagine the DEA laying down their pride unless the entire organization was shut down and/or given new priorities by a future president.

Science and medicine is rigged: don’t believe the official story

This decades-long censorship and control over one of nature’s fine, healing plants is a prime example of how everyone is being systematically lied to, top down, throughout many generations on what medicine and science is. This control over cannabis should wake everyone up to the fact that science and medicine is rigged, that knowledge on a multitude of natural healing substances is being suppressed. Americans should free themselves from this dictatorship of science and medicine by rejecting the synthetic chemicals they are told to breathe, inject, and swallow.

Don’t believe the official story. For optimal health, Americans should seek out the natural foods and medicines that work in harmony with the human body. This includes cannabidiols and other powerful antioxidants such as lutein, lycopen, betacarotene, vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, selenium, and the list goes on.

Clean, effective science and medicine already exists freely in nature, without permission, without a prescription. There are dark reasons why cannabis is controlled the way it is today and this harsh reality serves as a reminder that the world is being lied to at the highest levels by a rigged, powerful system dominated by psychopaths who seek to control the truth and turn people against people in an intricate system of corruption and compliance.

Read More At: NaturalNews.com

Sources include:
TheAntiMedia.org
GreenRushDaily.com
Google.com
MedlinePlus.gov

Monsanto queen Hillary Clinton displaying numerous disqualifying health problems

Hillary Clinton

Source: NaturalNews.com
Daniel Barker
August 26, 2016

In a high-stakes political contest such as the 2016 U.S. presidential election, one can expect lots of wild accusations and speculation about each candidate, but is there any truth to the rumors regarding the poor state of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s health?

A growing number of presumably objective observers – many of them physicians and health experts – are questioning whether Ms. Clinton is physically fit enough to hold office.

And the average person viewing her speeches and public appearances might easily come to the same conclusion, based on her often bizarre movements and expressions in front of the camera – not to mention her apparent reliance on stools, handrails and other means of support (such as being helped by aides while walking or even standing still).

Does Hillary have Parkinson’s?

So what do the experts say?

One of the most plausible theories is that Ms. Clinton is suffering from Parkinson’s disease.

An anonymous board-certified anesthesiologist has released a memo discussing Hillary’s apparent symptoms, including her falls (one in 2009 when she broke her elbow, and another in 2012, in which she suffered a concussion), odd hand movements, blank wide-eyed stares, and (in her own words) “short-circuits” – all of which are consistent with the symptoms of Parkinson’s.

From the anesthesiologist’s memo:

Hillary Clinton (HRC) has suffered a variety of health issues. Unfortunately, she has declined to make her medical records public. In July of 2015 her personal physician released a letter asserting her ‘excellent physical condition.’ Unfortunately, multiple later episodes recorded on video strongly suggest that the content of the letter is incorrect …

“She has had clinical symptoms for a minimum of 4 years, and probably much longer, given that the fall leading to her head injury required a significant progression of the disease. All of her bizarre physical actions since that time fit nicely into the spectrum of signs that we expect in PD. And since PD explains all of them, we have a high probability of a correct diagnosis.”

Of course, that’s just one opinion, and it could be questioned, since its author chose to remain anonymous – but maybe that’s because he didn’t want to end up on the Clintons’ “hit list”?

But to anyone who has been paying attention, there is something clearly odd about many of her mannerisms and expressions.

In the video below, she is seen bobbing her head in an apparently uncontrollable fashion. Is this the behavior of a healthy person?

As the above memo states, she has certainly had her share of health issues, and even more tellingly perhaps, she has refused to release her medical records.

Can we afford to elect a sick person as president?

Of course, her political opponents can be expected to seize on anything that might call her competency into question, but you don’t have to be a Trump supporter to begin wondering if something is truly amiss regarding Ms. Clinton’s general health condition.

Any potential leader of our nation must be in excellent physical condition to carry out the duties of office.

And whatever you might think about Donald Trump, the man does appear to be in reasonably vigorous health. That could prove to be a crucial issue in the long run; the fate of our nation could very well depend on it.

When you consider all the factors – including her health – Hillary Rodham Clinton is clearly unfit to be POTUS.

If she is truly suffering from Parkinson’s – a fate I wouldn’t wish on anyone, by the way – there is a sadly ironic twist. Hillary has been a staunch supporter of Monsanto and the GMO industry, and one of the illnesses caused by Monsanto’s poisonous glyphosate-containing herbicide Roundup is – you guessed it – Parkinson’s disease.

A true cynic might be tempted to use the phrase: “Live by the sword, die by the sword.”

‘Nuff said…

Sources:

TheDailySheeple.com

DangerAndPlay.com

ThePoliticalInsider.com

YouTube.com

SustainablePulse.com

NaturalNews.com

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Chicago government wants to rename its chemical-filled toxic sewage product to confuse citizens

Biosolids
Source: NaturalNews.com
Samantha Debbie
August 19, 2016

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago is asking the public for its help in renaming a sewage-based product it markets and sells as “nutrient-rich” compost. Biosolids, produced by wastewater treatment plants, consist of sewage sludge combined with various types of industrial waste from the fracking, pharmaceutical and agriculture industries.

Though it undergoes a filtration process, the end product often contains high levels of heavy metals, pesticides, pharmaceutical waste, pathogens and other toxic organic pollutants.

Municipalities around the nation, including Austin, Texas, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, sell different versions of this toxic compost to generate revenue, an interesting practice considering the idea that processing of sewage sludge should be a cost incurred in the running of a city, not a market for fertilizer.

Chicago looking to rename sewage sludge; hoping it will become a moneymaker

Nevertheless, cities looking to make an extra buck are framing the sludge as an environmentally friendly product that’s good for all of us, which is likely why Chicago is looking for help in finding a nice name that makes you think “green.”

A recent change in the law made Chicago eligible to start selling sewage sludge as compost, according to reports. The water authority says its product is made from adding microbes that help to filter out nutrients to the wastewater.

“The product is much cheaper, and perhaps an even more effective, alternative to chemicals used to fertilize soil, the district said. Now that the product can be sold to the public, the agency is hoping to come up with a more marketable name,” reports DNA Info.

The water authority launched a campaign to help draw awareness (and likely sales) about the new product, which in Milwaukee is called “Milorganite,” and in Washington, D.C., “bloom.”

Some cities going bankrupt on selling sewage sludge as a compost

In the capital of the Lone Star State the product is called Dillo Dirt, named after the official state mammal. While Austin’s composting operation has received national recognition, it’s actually losing money, and a lot of it.

“Dillo Dirt has run in the red in recent years: Last year, costs to produce Dillo Dirt edged over $650,000, while revenue amounted to about $205,000. Over the last five years, the program has typically lost between $400,000 and $500,000, according to information provided by Austin Water,” reported the Austin-American Statesman.

The loss of revenue has prompted the City of Austin to try and sell the program to an outside distributor called Synagro, which if the contract goes through, would market the product under a new name.

The proposed five-year contract with Synagro is valued at an estimated $20 million. Austin Water director Greg Meszaros claims that the contract “is good for the environment, good for the utility, and good for our ratepayers.”

The adverse effects of biosolids

But research suggests otherwise.

Dr. David Lewis, a former scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) exposed the agency’s flawed program by reporting on the adverse effects of biosolids, which ultimately cost him his job, money and in some ways his reputation as a well-respected researcher.

Lewis says that spreading biosolids on the land as fertilizer is a danger to public health and the environment for a number of reasons, but primarily because of its toxic nature.

“Priority pollutants include endocrine disruptors, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, plasticizers and other chemical groups that concentrate in animal fats. As the fat solubility of chemicals increase, so does their neurotoxicity,” Lewis said in a interview with Mother Earth News.

“Not surprisingly, exposures to these chemicals are linked to autism, ALS, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and other neurological diseases and disorders.”

Read More At: NaturalNews.com

Sources:

MyStatesman.com

StateSymbolsUSA.org

MotherEarthNews.com

DNAInfo.com

Hillary: what drugs is she on?


Source: NoMoreFakeNews.com
Jon Rappoport
August 15, 2016

Reports, speculations, rumors abound concerning the health of Hillary Clinton. Among them: she has Parkinson’s.

Obviously, the situation would be clarified if we had access to a complete and unbiased analysis of her health and medical treatment. But how likely is that?

Meanwhile, if Hillary has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s, there are drugs that are routinely prescribed, and their adverse effects should be noted.

For example, the drug L-dopa. Here, from WebMD, are several side effects that would raise serious questions: aggressive behavior; altered mental status; blood pressure drop upon standing; depression; mood changes; anxiety; confusion.

Another popular Parkinson’s drug is Sinemet. RX List mentions these adverse effects: lightheadedness; mental/mood changes; agitation; hallucinations; depression; thoughts of suicide.

With either drug, resulting depression could be treated with an SSRI antidepressant, such as Paxil. That drug also has adverse effects.

Among the side effects of Paxil listed by Drugs.com: weakness; dizziness; blurred vision; visual disturbance; lack of concentration; anxiety; confusion.

Psychiatrist and author, Dr. Peter Breggin, writes (“FDA Warns that Paxil Makes Depressed Adults Suicidal”):

“In a May 2006 release in collaboration with the manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the FDA has acknowledged the antidepressant Paxil causes a statistically significant increased rate of suicidality in depressed adults as measured in controlled clinical trials. The results are based on a re-analysis of all adult controlled clinical trials that compared Paxil with placebo. Buried in the FDA/GSK release is an astounding fact: Depressed people are 6.4 times more likely to become suicidal while taking an antidepressant than while taking a sugar pill.” [Emphasis in original]

What about antidepressants, such as Paxil, leading to violence? Writing in Psychology Today, Robert Whitaker, author of Mad in America, states (“Psychiatric Drugs and Violence: A Review of FDA Data Finds A Link”):

“There has been an enduring controversy over whether psychiatric medications can trigger violent actions toward others. A review of the FDA’s Adverse Event Reporting System by Thomas Moore, Joseph Glenmullen and Curt Furberg, which was published by PLoS One on December 15 [2010], found that such ‘adverse events’ are indeed associated with antidepressants and several other types of psychotropic medications.”

Note: Sudden withdrawal from antidepressants can trigger quite severe and dangerous adverse effects.

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Jon Rappoport

The author of three explosive collections, THE MATRIX REVEALED, EXIT FROM THE MATRIX, and POWER OUTSIDE THE MATRIX, Jon was a candidate for a US Congressional seat in the 29th District of California. He maintains a consulting practice for private clients, the purpose of which is the expansion of personal creative power. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, he has worked as an investigative reporter for 30 years, writing articles on politics, medicine, and health for CBS Healthwatch, LA Weekly, Spin Magazine, Stern, and other newspapers and magazines in the US and Europe. Jon has delivered lectures and seminars on global politics, health, logic, and creative power to audiences around the world. You can sign up for his free emails at NoMoreFakeNews.com or OutsideTheRealityMachine.

Could Lactose Explains The Milk – Parkinson’s Disease Link?

Source: NutritionFacts.org
Dr. Greger
August 15, 2016

DESCRIPTION: Neurotoxin contamination of the dairy supply doesn’t explain why the association between Parkinson’s disease and skim milk consumption is as strong as the association of whole milk.