REMEDIES FOR FIBROCYSTIC BREAST CONDITION - VITAMINS AND MINERALS
NOURISH YOUR BODY WITH THE BEST WHOLE FOOD SUPPLEMENTS
For the body to heal itself, you need to assist it by consuming the best quality foods available. Keep in mind that it is the body that orchestrates healing as it obtains energy from nutritional components.
Every molecule, in every cell in your body, originates from the food you eat, the water you drink and the air you breathe. There can be no doubt that the absence of certain essential nutrients can lead to a predisposition to illness. Degeneration takes place gradually, often over a period of years as a result of nutritional deficiencies. However, by eating quality foods, you may assure your body’s ability to prevent, arrest, and often reverse most degenerative conditions.
Specifically with Fibrocystic Breast condition, there are several key nutritional deficiencies: Vitamins C and A, essential fatty acids, the amino acid glutamine and selenium. Intestinal permeability and allergic responses can be reduced if these nutrients are sufficient in the diet. Vitamin A for example, is well known for its support and maintenance of epithelial cell integrity in the gut. Vitamin C has also been proven in clinical studies to have a natural anti inflammatory effect. Glutamine, the most abundant amino acid in the blood stream, is the main metabolic fuel for enterocytes of the small intestine, lymphocytes, macrophages, and fibroblasts and plays a major role in the first line of defense in the intestine. The small intestine is the greatest user of glutamine in the body, and the intestinal cells are dependent on glutamine supplied either in the diet or from the blood. If there is deficiency of glutamine, intestinal epithelial cells and lymphocytes begin to lose function and this compromises cellular integrity, leaving the intestine vulnerable to microbial proliferation and increased intestinal permeability.
As I mentioned before, nutrients are best utilized by the body if they are in their whole food and enzymatically active state. Therefore whole food concentrates are the best solution to address nutrient deficiencies.
WILD CRAFTED & NATURAL MATTER
The nutritional supplements I recommend are made from natural, organic, and wild-crafted whole foods. They include some of the most nutrient rich and extremely health-supportive groups of foods available: Oat sprouts, wheat grass, sprouted spelt, quinoa sprouts, green oat grass, flax seeds, wild-crafted micro algae, red algae, kelp, dulse, barley grass, bee pollen, gingko, etc. High quality, nutrient rich super-foods such as wild-crafted micro algae and a sprouted grains and grasses green drink mix are an economical and convenient way to ensure that every day you are consuming an entire range of unique super food nutrients not available from your organic farmers’ market, grocery store produce section, or bins of whole grains. These super food supplements do not replace regular fruits and vegetables: they simply allow you access to a fascinating, extremely health-supportive group of foods. Mix these whole food supplements daily into your morning smoothie or your vegetable juice. Think of the wild-crafted micro algae and the sprouted grains and grasses green drink mix as nutritional health insurance. They are fantastic sources of vitamins, digestive enzymes, minerals, amino and fatty acids and trace minerals like selenium and chromium, rarely found in modern-day soils. They are rich in fiber, vitamins, including A,B,C, E and the entire B-complex, especially B12, minerals including calcium, iodine, sodium, zinc, magnesium, selenium, absorbable organic iron, and trace minerals.
WILD CRAFTED ORGANIC WILD MICROALGAE
Not all algae supplements are processed the same. The brand of organic micro algae that I recommend is dried at low temperature not to exceed 105 degrees so the enzymes and the nutrients of this food are not inactivated or destroyed. Several companies who harvest this algae from Upper Klamath Lake spray-dry or flash-dry the algae. This kind of food processing involves heat. High pressures, at specific points in the drying process, typically heats algae up to 500 degrees F. and even as high as 600 degrees F. for short periods of time. At other parts of the spray-drying process, temperatures can remain at or below physiological norms. However, damage to the enzymes and nutrients only takes one brief moment.
THE PERFECT AMINO ACID PROFILE
ORGANIC WILD MICROALGAE-NOTEABLE STUDIES
• In a study performed at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal (Manoukian et al., 1998), it was discovered that eating wild-crafted micro algae triggered the migration of 40% of the circulating natural killer cells from blood to tissue within 2 hours of consumption. Tissue is where natural killer cells do their work! Many substances such as green tea and ginkgo are known to improve the activity of NK cells. But until this recent finding on wild-crafted micro algae, no dietary substance was known to stimulate NK cells to migrate into the tissues to search out and destroy sick/diseased cells. • A double-blind placebo-controlled study conducted at the Royal Victoria Hospital, affiliated with McGill University in Montreal, included 50 healthy participants. Results suggested that wild-crafted micro algae may help stimulate the increased production of red blood cells, an effect that may be due to its high content of vitamin B12. • A recent study performed at the Massachusetts General Hospital, affiliated with Harvard University revealed that feeding wild-crafted micro algae to rodents significantly decreased blood cholesterol levels (Kushak et al., 1999). • Another placebo-controlled study performed in collaboration with the University of New Mexico suggests that eating wild-crafted micro algae stimulates specific areas of the brain leading to increased cognitive function. • A recent preliminary study from Boston University suggests that eating wild-crafted micro algae may reverse symptoms of essential fatty acid deficiency, specifically omega-3 (Kuskak et al., 1999). Deficiency in essential fatty acids has been associated with major contributors to allergic responses and intestinal integrity problems. Clearly, wild-crafted micro algae and the sprouted grains and grasses green drink mix offer some of the most beneficial nutritional components you can use for supplementation. They replenish you with their vast reservoir of essential/non- essential and many times hard-to-find nutrients.
ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS
Since individuals with Fibrocystic Breast condition appear to not get enough essential fatty acids (EFAs) or have an imbalance of EFAs in their diet, one of the best food sources for regaining EFA balance is hemp oil. Udo Erasmus, a recognized authority on the subject of oils, recommends hemp seed oil because it contains omega-6 and omega-3 EFAs in a good balance: 3 to 1. Hemp seeds and hemp oil produce no drug induced “high” in humans or animals. They do not contain the drug tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) (Erasmus, p.289). Here’s what Erasmus says about hemp oil: “...hemp oil appears to be one of nature’s most perfectly balanced EFA oils. It contains both EFAs in the right proportions for long-term use, and also contains gamma linolenic acid (GLA). It is the only vegetable oil with this combination” (p.289). When you purchase hemp oil, make certain you choose a product that is organically grown and cold pressed (not heated).
Nourish your tissue at a cellular level... • Organic micro algae (wild-crafted blue-green algae) - 120 capsules - $37.50 or $33.75 with a subscription • Organic mushrooms (for immune response support) - 90 capsules - $65.00 or $58.50 with a subscription • Vitamin D3 - 60 capsules - $70.00 or $63.00 with a subscription • Raw, unrefined hemp oil from any health food store. (I recommend that you start with one of these wholefood supplements at a time and add the rest as your body and your immune system get stronger). After you contact me, I will be able to recommend which whole food supplement you should get started on first. I will email you a schedule to follow as you start taking these supplements and coach you through them. Click hereto receive a questionnaire so I can learn more about your health challenges. After receiving your answers to the questions, I’ll be able to customize a specific supplement program for you starting with mild supplements followed by stronger supplements to help your body detoxify and heal!
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