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posted ago by TrueAnon ago by TrueAnon +241 / -0

Excerpt from United States Senate document #264:

"It is bad news to learn from our leading authorities that 99 percent of the American people are deficient in these minerals, and that a marked deficiency in any one or more of the important minerals actually results in disease. Any upset of the balance, any considerable lack of one or another element, however microscopic the body requirement may be, and we sicken, suffer, shorten our lives."

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://projects.sare.org/wp-content/uploads/united-states-senate-document-264.pdf&ved=2ahUKEwjn48SCysP5AhUBnGoFHcPPBacQFnoECAkQAQ&usg=AOvVaw1MCppE3dX46Zc8H_BOUpnx

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yudsfpbc 37 points ago +37 / -0

Learning how to manage a cow-calf operation has revealed that 99% of modern medicine is marketing.

Eating the foods you are meant to eat, getting the nutrients you need, solves every health problem.

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billbuckner 26 points ago +26 / -0

Exactly..This is why red meat has been vilified. The medical establishment goes as far to say it causes cancer. KNowing what you know now. That is total BS. Its the most nutritious thing you can eat.

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ThisIsHowItStarts 15 points ago +15 / -0

Yes a long time ago they tried to say milk was bad for you, and then it was eggs that were bad for you, and then it was butter.

Everything above was trying to be replaced by another form of itself. All bad for you. Also, there’s been a war on raw milk as well. That’s even supposed to be better for you then homogenized. But that’s an obvious issue, because store-bought milk has to be boiled first. Or pasteurized whatever you wanna call it.

Real butter is awesome. Ghee - clarified butter is even better for cooking because it has a higher cook point.

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Wtf_socialismreally 10 points ago +10 / -0

TL;DR: This is a long one, you may want to skip

You can look back and watch the decay of sugar too.

Sugar not great for you from the jump, but there were "studies" that showed it was much worse for you than it is, and then corn syrup came to the mass market and the rest is history.

I know I'm not the only one who remembers popsicle commercials in the 90s/possibly early 2000s using slogans like "It's better for you than sugar, because it comes from corn! A vegetable!" because high fructose corn syrup was starting to replace sugar.

This progression has continued further, leading to a using it many different candies and drinks not just for the sweetness, but the texture, the "creamy smoothness" of the syrup.

What this did in practice was increase the amount of carbohydrates in our foods, far surpassing the amount of natural (and yes, even refined) sugars that we used to put into our foods as flavor enhancers, and now entire generations have grown up on this.

This has desensitized our sweet receptors so that we engorge ourselves on carbs to achieve the sweet cravings we have.

This contributes to insulin sensitivity problems (pre- and diabetes) and jacks up the inflammation in our bodies, leading to more aches and pains and developmental issues that we didn't have before.

It's also a multifaceted problem, because insulin releases make us hungrier, like salt makes us thirstier. This can drive people to consume even thousands of calories per day from drinks, and also consumption of thousands more calorically and carb dense foods.

Most people who don't moderate their carb consumption (e.g. too much alcohol, too many carb heavy foods like breads, too much pop) end up feeling lethargic, tired or sore and figure "hey, let's just go to Taco Bell or McDonald's"

Which are calorically dense, often accompanied by more pop, and incredibly dense in carbs and salt..which makes them crave more food and drink and suddenly there is an obesity problem.

A lot of our problems can be traced back to junk science like corn syrup being healthier than sugar, and those junk sciences reinforce bad culture like the overly body positive people who will call you fat phobic if you even suggest that YOU YOURSELF want to drop weight to be healthier or fit into better clothes.

We need to be discerning with our science more. The experts are paid by people with an agenda.

Diets can be improved. We can learn new things. But we also need to look back and look at present and acknowledge that there is a problem and that problem is not necessarily just related to the availability of food, but rather what is added in our food to make us crave more.

Saturated fats vilified in favor of brominated, unsaturated, mono- oils, so many additives to many oils, etc.

Cheese has been vilified a lot too, as a contributing factor for high blood pressure or cholesterol when cheese focused food cultures are thinner than our obese western cultures.

Salt has been overly pointed at for blood pressure related heart failure, when a fairly sedentary, salt focused culture is known for their long lives and meme-worthy youthful looks and have pretty normal blood pressure -- referencing Asian cultures here, mostly Japan, which is a fish focused culture that consumes a lot of salty foods like ramen (salty broths) and seaweed (salty due to the ocean) and fish which are already salty too.

We have years of vilifying eggs for raising cholesterol too, only to be told when we actually look into it that there's a difference between LDL and HDL cholesterol, and you don't want to "lower" so much as ensure that your HDL is higher and your LDL is as low as possible, so the cholesterol won't stick to each other or your arterial walls and create a blockage.

We really need to take a look back at other healthier cultures and our own older cultures and start tearing down junk science that does not stand up to scrutiny or the test of time.

We need to stop blindly "trusting the experts", and start making more room for alternative and independent studies, stop blindly trusting the incestuous "peer reviewing" processes as the driving force of our health guidance.

Simultaneously, we need to tackle a few problems at the same time:

What is being put in our food and soil

Educating people better on what it means to eat responsibly, the give and take of food consumption vs exercise; e.g. maybe if they have a sedentary day or week have less in the way of snacking, maybe don't have that gallon of ice cream, maybe don't eat McDonald's that day or eat something a little smaller.

We also need to tackle the cultural problems. We need to differentiate and explicitly separate being positive about yourself and happy with who you are and normalizing of land whale culture.

This doesn't take directly fat shaming someone, but harsh social response needs to come down on people who are directly promoting getting and being fat. That there is a community of people influencing our laws and social culture focused on a hierarchy of how fat they are is insane lunacy. They are changing how doctors interact with their patients, to avoid hurting feelings. It's awful.

People need to be told by someone that they could stand to lose 10, 20, ...300 pounds. This is directly related to the job of a physician and they are being shamed if they do. We need to harshly and socially come down on that.

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ThisIsHowItStarts 8 points ago +8 / -0

I agree with everything you said 100%. Especially about the sugar. Also the salt analogy. You need salt in your body to keep you healthy. One of the worst things I think they did with all people is tell them to lower their salt intake. It’s all rubbish. Thanks for the lengthy reply though I did read it.

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Wtf_socialismreally 3 points ago +3 / -0

Thank you for reading it! I over explained my points and had some poor word choices at the time though, gah.

Salt is good for sure. Obviously in moderation, but straight sodium chloride is better than a lot of the sodium added in processed food. I stick to sea salt now where possible. Tasty too.

It has become remarkably clear that stress is a factor in high blood pressure as well, and as a society we have become more stressed. It's observable since we live in an outrage culture that stokes it.

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ThisIsHowItStarts 2 points ago +2 / -0

Regarding salt, my mom orders it from somewhere that make sure that the salt doesn’t have any plastics in it from the ocean. It’s super pure salt basically. It’s more grainy, and you sprinkle it with your thumb and finger on your food. It has less salt to taste to it as well.

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KekistaniMemeLord 3 points ago +3 / -0

good write up, been going down the intermittent fasting/ keto rabbit hole and the difference in how I feel cutting back carbs and sugar to near zero and adding a substantial amount of healthy fat is amazing. Also doing one meal a day.

recommend all patriots do the same. Dr. Sten Ekberg on youtube is a great resource I would just binge every video he has on the subject.

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Wtf_socialismreally 3 points ago +3 / -0

Could have been better, I rambled a lot and over explained and made some poor word choices due to me rushing to finish my thought since I had something to do.

Keto is great. I love it. I'm not on it right now -- I have actually fallen into a high carb lifestyle again that I have to work back out from -- but I want to go back to it.

Sugar definitely not great for you, that much is clear. It's fine to eat, but the amounts we have to eat now compared to what we used to eat is insane, and I stand by my assessment and research that points to the desensitization of our sweet receptors due to the flood of corn syrup.

Good for bulking too. But keto gives me such a surge of energy and alleviates many of my aches due to the lowered inflammation. I always recommend keto.

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KekistaniMemeLord 2 points ago +2 / -0

I've only been doing keto for about 2 months or so and intermittent fasting for about a year. But I've already noticed my sweet receptors getting reprogrammed, or deprogrammed I guess? I had my usual sugary coffee creamer the other day because I ran out of heavy cream and found it was actually too sweet, almost gross? definitely not as delicious as the heavy cream with stevia and vanilla I have been using.

Also find myself craving for that higher fat content as the old creamer tasted watery and unsatisfying, wasn't cheap stuff either. I won't be doing keto forever, I think its best as a course correction for basically everything wrong with modern diets. Carbs will definitely have a reduced representation in my diet for the future though.

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AReckoningIsComing 8 points ago +9 / -1

I churned milk last week.

Pasturized?

No just above the kneecaps...xD

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DagnyDocket 7 points ago +7 / -0

Homogenization kills the good stuff we need. Look into the research of Weston A. Price.

Edit: Pasteurization.

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ThisIsHowItStarts 4 points ago +4 / -0

I know that. But to get raw milk, would mean you’d have to know somebody who is close by who actually owns a cow or a goat or something. I’m sure it could be done, but not in big cities. Yes homogenization screws up milk pretty bad

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BTFO 5 points ago +5 / -0

Any Amish in your state? They will sell you fresh raw milk by the gallons, just as cheap (if not cheaper) as buying it in store. I think raw milk tastes better too.

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Cpleb 4 points ago +4 / -0

They sell raw milk at Sprouts if you have one near you.

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ThisIsHowItStarts 3 points ago +3 / -0

Thanks for the info

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Chandler15 3 points ago +3 / -0

Thanks!

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eagledriver 5 points ago +5 / -0

PLEASE, PLEASE DON'T FORGET THE BACON!!!

I had 4 strips with 4 eggs...AND NO DAMN BREAD...that is what screws up the lower gut...too many prongs on the wheat molecule. Pioneer wheat DID NOT HAVE ALL THE SHISTA that it has in it today...AND you can thank MONSANTO for that lil' gem...

NOTE: I lost 60lbs on this type of type the early settlers had and I'm still on it for weight reason...IF I want something with wheat...SOURDOUGH BREAD...esp. when toasted with LOTSA BUTTTTTTEERR!!!!! (this gets my mouth to awatering!!!!!!!)

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ThisIsHowItStarts 7 points ago +7 / -0

Yes bacon and eggs. Lots of it. Also I watched a video the other day that said that if you freeze your bread, then it lowers the carbohydrate levels. If you toast your bread it does the same thing. But if you freeze it and toast it, you’ve really lowered that glucose crap that you get from bread.

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Tiger19 4 points ago +4 / -0

Most modern grains are extremely difficult to digest and create high insulin responses. Wild to think that bacon and eggs are more vilified than bread.

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CMAnon 3 points ago +3 / -0

Yes, and the other 1% is lies.

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WhyAserverWasBuilt 15 points ago +15 / -0

And a download without warning. ....cool

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TrueAnon [S] 2 points ago +2 / -0

This was posted after five straight nights of 16 hour shifts with around 5 hours of sleep per day but thanks for the constructive criticism.

I will continue to strive for perfection with each passing day but I must say that I will most likely make more mistakes in the future so if this bothers you then you may want to ignore any post with my name attached to it.

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Grief 2 points ago +2 / -0

For real... Having a direct download on a thread link is a shitty move. Someone had a pdf linked out last week.

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Tewdryg 12 points ago +12 / -0

Taking colloidal minerals is a good way of overriding the deficiencies of commercially-grown grocery bought foods. I've been taking colloidal minerals for over 20 years. Even in the 1930s, Congress recognized American crop producing lands were devoid of minerals. Nothing has really changed from that time either. Crops are basically plowed and fertilized with nitrogen, potassium, an phosphorus (NKP) products. Plants eat this stuff up like it was fast food for them, but the plants themselves are not hardy and are subject to disease and insect attack. So, increasing amounts of herbicides and insecticides are used. These petrochemicals (i.e. glyphosate) block absorption of boron and minerals in the crops themselves and ultimately affects human health. Glyphosate has been linked to microcephaly in born children. In fact, the use of glyphosate in the United States is more than any country on Earth. We also have the highest microcephaly rate in the world with some 20 thousand cases each year. Remember the Zika virus "pandemic" in Brazil and its purported "link" to all those microcephaly cases in a certain Brazilian province? The Brazilian government the year before authorized the use of Monsanto's glyphosate.

It has always been known that a freshly cut forest is the best soil for crops. The reason for this is because the trees draw up minerals through their deep root system and when the leaves exfoliate, the fallen leaves begin to decompose and add a new layer of mineral-rich soil. The cycle repeats itself year after year.

Paul Gautschi is an American gardener and arborist, who popularized the method of 'Regenerative' organic gardening that practices a no-till and organic growing principles. The permaculture technique is simple -- cover the soil instead of plowing. Gautschi's story is amazing. He discovered using wood chips to cover the ground and it is very effective in retaining moisture while the wood chips on the surface act to absorb the sun's heat. Weeds do not have an opportunity to grow. I used Paul Gautschi's method and the vegetables I grew never needed fertilizer, herbicide, or pesticides and weeds never rooted. The few that sprouted were easily removed by using my moving my foot. In fact, while I learned this gardening method, I discovered that insects avoided these healthy plants. The mineral rich soils produced very robust and disease resistant plants. It is similar as in the animal kingdom, to which predators look to attack the weak for prey. This is true for insects too. They never ate up my garden.

Growing food and plants with industrial techniques has devastated our soils. Paul Gautschi produced a documentary called "Back To Eden" that has received over 50 million views in every country in the world. The film ignited a world-renowned regenerative organic gardening movement that regenerates the soil and restores soil biodiversity which results in higher yields with less input, all while sequestering carbon.

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fazzman23 3 points ago +3 / -0

Can you recommend a good multi then? I've taken them on and off for 15years...wasn't sure if I was benefiting....I'm gonna start again

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Tewdryg 4 points ago +4 / -0

I'm assuming you are referring to colloidal minerals? If so, I use Survival Enterprises. It's a family business that I've used for 20 years, I think. They have the best price for this good product. One gallon colloidal minerals is $45. I'll buy for 4 at a time. This is to stock up on them and I think the shipping is a flat rate.

Survival Enterprises www.se1.us

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Chandler15 3 points ago +3 / -0

Do you have the website to Survival Enterprises? That link isn’t working for me.

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Tewdryg 3 points ago +3 / -0

Try this. It works for me.

https://www.se1.us/

Otherwise, call this phone number

(800) 753-1981

RETAIL STORE HOURS:

Tuesday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. PT

Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. PT

CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY

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Chandler15 1 point ago +1 / -0

Excellent... This one worked! Thank you so much Fren!

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l3tsgetit 1 point ago +1 / -0

How often do you take this supplement? By Drink or Food? And do any of your friends take it

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Tewdryg 1 point ago +1 / -0

I take about 50 ml of it every other day and add it to fruit juice or a smoothie. I started out taking it every day. My wife drinks 50 ml of it in a glass of RO water. I buy it for my family's use. Over the years, my dad use to take it. He claims it reversed his arthritis in his shoulders. Other friends have bought colloidal minerals, but I lost track of them many years ago.

On Survival website they list different protocols.

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Chandler15 1 point ago +1 / -0

How often do you take the colloidal minerals? Daily? I think I read with juice.

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Tewdryg 1 point ago +1 / -0

I take about 50 ml of it every other day and add it to fruit juice or a smoothie. I started out taking it every day. My wife drinks 50 ml of it in a glass of RO water. On Survival website they list different protocols.

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Chandler15 1 point ago +1 / -0

Thank again Fren! I’m enjoying learning everyday!

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Themis595 3 points ago +3 / -0

Thanks for this. Do you have a recommendation for a particular brand/source for minerals?

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Tewdryg 4 points ago +4 / -0

I use Survival Enterprises. It's a family business that I've used for 20 years, I think. They have the best price for this and it's a great product. One gallon colloidal minerals is $45. I'll buy for 4 at a time. This is to stock up on them and I think the shipping is a flat rate.

Check out their website. I buy Lugol's Iodine and their natural fluoride free toothpaste. Using the toothpaste will make you go yeowww like it was arctic winter afterwards.

Survival Enterprises www.se1.us

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Themis595 2 points ago +2 / -0

Thank you so much! Really appreciated! Here’s to your perfect health! To you and yours.

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WhyAserverWasBuilt 12 points ago +12 / -0

Oh please don't post what they are here ...

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TrueAnon [S] 5 points ago +6 / -1

To explain what each mineral does and which ones we are deficient in is a long study in itself. A good starting point would be to begin reading articles written by Dr. Mercola about mineral deficiencies.

As far as supplementation there are a plethora of Trace minerals multi supplements. Buy a good one that you can afford.

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uk9994 4 points ago +5 / -1

You don't need to do that..research Himalayan pink salt..has over 80 trace minerals in it.. not expensive...I bought big jars of it as I use it to gargle with each night..on my food etc never use ordinary salt

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Wexit-Delecto 6 points ago +6 / -0

Minerals need to be bound to carbon (made organic) by a plant before your body can use them. I’m afraid this salt is not beneficial.

You have to get your minerals from plants and animals who’ve eaten plants, and animals that ate those animals.

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DrumNbass 4 points ago +4 / -0

Be aware anyone reading the above comment, Pink Himalayan Salt does not have Iodine, which is necessary for humans.

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wantstogomoon 4 points ago +4 / -0

It has iodine

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uk9994 4 points ago +5 / -1

https://themeadow.com/pages/minerals-in-himalayan-pink-salt-spectral-analysis

It does contain iodine.,. I have never heard of minerals having to come from plants..but I use it in my veggies and salads

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joe10jo 3 points ago +3 / -0

Absolutely right bc the good salt has iodine in it.

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TrueAnon [S] 2 points ago +2 / -0

I eat it every day. Research the required percentages that you actually get from that and get back to me.

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Greekish 2 points ago +2 / -0

there are a plethora...

there IS a plethora. There IS a box of eggs. There IS a car full of people. etc.

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TrueAnon [S] 1 point ago +1 / -0

Thank you for the correction. You have done your small part in making the world a better place. They'll never be able to take these accomplishments away from you. I ain't bin lernin rite. :-)

Edit: I just looked at a bunch of your comments and you are a grammar Nazi. It's hilarious. Keep up the good work! 😂😂😂

I upvoted you for this.

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numina18 8 points ago +8 / -0

This is fabulous. I just wrote a book on this topic, ie., disease, including so called "mental illness", is caused by poor nutrition. Everything wrong with you is caused by poor nutrition.

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montanapede 3 points ago +3 / -0

Title?

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fazzman23 2 points ago +2 / -0

Can you recommend a good multi then? I've taken them on and off for 15years...wasn't sure if I was benefiting....I'm gonna start again

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13Buddha 4 points ago +4 / -0

Ultra-Preventive "X" or the "EZ Swallow" from Douglas Labs.

As stated in their product sheet it “has been carefully developed to contain the right proportions of vitamins, minerals, trace elements, and other nutrients without danger of toxic build-up or other side effects. Each ingredient is selected in consideration of its absorbability, competitive relationship with other nutrients, allergenic potential, and long- term safety. Certain nutrients such as beta-carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E, and B-complex vitamins are included in high-potency amounts because of the vital roles they play in antioxidant protection, energy production, the maintenance of healthy blood cells, the nervous system, hormonal balance, and more. Minerals and trace elements are provided in their safest and most bioavailable forms.”

You can order on line from pureformulas.com.

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fazzman23 3 points ago +3 / -0

Thanks man, I'll look into

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ghost_of_aswartz 5 points ago +5 / -0

I've been saying this for 5 yrs now since I learned about it. Mineral deficiencies are what you fix FIRST before you do anything else. Then vitamins, then hormones; then you take supplements. Dave Janda and his naturopath friend talk about this a lot.

Here are the most common deficiencies:

  • Selenium
  • Magnesium
  • Iodine
  • Potassium
  • Phosphorus -- they say it's uncommon, but it can cause diabetes, alcoholism...do those sound uncommon to you?

If you google it, they will say IRON and CALCIUM are common deficiencies. I really doubt this unless you are a vegetarian or vegan (who inevitably develop vitamin B deficient anemia as they can't assimilate iron). If you eat normally you really shouldn't need to take extra calcium. Do you honestly think, our ancients were going around gobbling 5 horse sized pills of crushed oyster shells? That's fucking stupid, guys. Really stupid. They ate vegetables and meat. And they got their calcium from bone broths, by boiling water with fucking bones and then drank that. And iron is from meat, and if they were low on iron they ate organ meat. If you're low on iron, eat iron rich things but only women who bleed a lot need extra iron, so take an iron supplement.

Too much iron and too much calcium are really bad, and cause a lot of problems that pharma is lined up to help you with. So they lie to you so that you take calcium tums antacids for 'getting your calcium' because they've convinced you that if you don't overload on calcium you'll die. Then you start getting either reflux from antiacids, or a GI disorder from doing that stupid thing all day every day; or kidney disease and kidneystones / gallstones. Stupid. Did they tell you to take vitamin D, magnesium and K2 with that, so that your calcium goes to your bones instead of floating aroudn in your system to make 'stones'? No they didn't. MDs know NOTHING about nutrition

The biggest deficiencies you'll have today are SELENIUM and MAGNESIUM. Possibly iodine. Possibly potassium but you can get that by eating whole potatoes, drinking pineapple juice or grapefruit juice.

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Deaf_MAGA_Pede 5 points ago +5 / -0

Probably too late but here's the clean URL, rather than the Google tracking url:

https://projects.sare.org/wp-content/uploads/united-states-senate-document-264.pdf

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BetterNameUnfound 5 points ago +5 / -0

Yes. Dis-ease. Being malnourished will give you the opposite of ease. You'll feel tired and weak. Dis-ease.

Infection, however...

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ryvrdrgn14 3 points ago +3 / -0

Would it be very difficult for learned people to test for the nutrient values of existing produce?

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hanksno 3 points ago +3 / -0

This article was very interesting and relevant to today's problems. Thanks for sharing.

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Sassafras11 3 points ago +3 / -0

Good stuff!

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WhoShitMyPants 2 points ago +2 / -0

Eat red meat , eat liver kidneys and heart , eat fruit and don’t eat plants and grain and seeds full of anti nutrients and then you will be able to get enough vitamins and minerals .

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Chandler15 2 points ago +2 / -0

It’s sad we can’t buy raw milk. My Dad grew up on a farm, it’s all they had back in the 30s 40s and 50s. I thought there was an article someone posted about pasteurization being bad for us? Where can we buy real butter, instead of this crap they sell in the grocery store?

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Chandler15 2 points ago +2 / -0

I just read below I need to find the Amish in my state!

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Truthoverpower55 1 point ago +2 / -1

Cow milk. Is meant for baby cows.

Who gain 500 lbs their first year of life

Almond. Oat. Soy milks. Cashew and many others are very tasty alternatives

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l3tsgetit 3 points ago +3 / -0

Over time certain groups of people have evolved to living beside animals to utilize their bounty. Those who didn't take well to the animal diet died earlier.

Probably why some groups of people don't tolerate milk as well as others

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Respect_Mah_Covfefe 1 point ago +1 / -0

Mmmm, lectins.

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