To the people I serve: From health researcher Sue Visser
Dear Health Enthusiast,
For over 10 years, I have been in consultation withradio listeners to my broadcasts and I also spend many hours on theinternet, providing free; and I hope, helpful advice to them. I havealso researched with many wonderful health professionals who have helpedme to compile the notes I send them. I am now sharing these papers withyou all, so you too, can provide your customers, patients, friends andfamily with some simple, down to earth advice on how to get well.
Holistic treatment? The NaturalHealth industry claims to treat their customers holistically, but thisis an elusive term. Consumers look for products to buy off the shelvesor from the internet to cure their ills. Fantastic things can happen anda lot of money changes hands. What they spend can make them morecomfortable with their symptoms but if the underlying cause has not beenaccurately identified it can become an expensive and futile pursuit.Other factors also affect our health and need to be eliminated; forinstance, parasites. How about some free advice that can really help youto find the underlying cause of misery? Nobody needs to pay for this!Run through the list of symptoms we have provided to indicate thepresence of gluten intolerances. We generate these to the extent glutenis ingested, so why not stop all gluten, even for a month or so to getthe real picture? Then see how things improve, especially if youdetoxify and take health products suited to your condition. Eatinghealthy therapeutic food suited to your blood type completes the story.
Gluten intolerance. People withGluten intolerance are unable to digest gluten – a protein found inwheat, rye, barley and oats. Gluten is one of the most complex proteinswe eat - and is therefore extremely difficult to digest. This is whybabies first introduced to solid foods are not given wheat. A thinporridge of rice is recommended so that their tiny digestive tract canprocess it easily. Few babies can tolerate maize, oats, soya or cow’smilk either as it is in conflict with their inherited blood type status.Celiacs disease is when this protein actually attacks the lining of thesmall intestine causing damage that flattens out the tiny villi(finger-like protrusions which provide most of the surface area fornutrient absorption.)
Sugar and carbohydrate addiction. Itis not only gluten that makes us ill. Sugar and an excess of starchyfoods (usually full of gluten) and greasy fries are well known for theirtoxic effect. So much so, that your body goes into shock and tries tonumb down a reaction to sudden onslaughts of pure sugar, gluten,chemicals and denatured starch. The drowsiness and fatigue that resultsis not only a reactive slump in blood sugar; it’s actually a form ofnarcosis. You make opioid chemicals similar to morphine whilst your bodytries to cope. We get addicted to the drug-like effects of theseopioids and thus crave more and more sugary, fatty and starchy snacks totop up the levels so the body can remain in toxic shock. Remember thatnext time you feel tired and crave sugar: you are an addict to toxicfood! Rather become addicted to endorphins, from healthy exercise! Thesefoods do further harm by causing an inflammatory reaction in the bodyand stimulating the production of disruptive and fattening hormones likecortisone, estrogen and the real troublemaker: dihydrotestosterone(DHT) that causes prostate enlargement, male-type hair loss, adult acneand the current epidemic: polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in females.These diseases originate from an overload of these toxic foods in yourliver!
Prescription drugs versus herbs.There is also no point in taking dangerous prescription medicines whilstone reacts like this because of food intolerances and the presence ofmicrobes and parasites that thrive on all the acidic, indigestibledebris. So do cancer cells. Natural products, especially many herbalremedies act in the same way as prescription drugs and have to berespected for their pharmaceutically active components. Even ginger andcinnamon! They can be taken instead of many of the pharmaceutical drugsunder the guidance of a sympathetic practitioner. But there is stilllittle point in consuming foods that cause toxic reactions. Trying tobalance out health products, supplements and prescription medicines isvery complicated when you are also reacting to food intolerances,parasites and nutritional deficiencies that cause acidity andinflammation. This explains the confusion and discomfort. It’s notreally being holistic, is it? No! First remove the food aggravation, andthen eliminate the toxins and parasites. Next you only eat foods thatreally agree with you and act therapeutically. Finally, you select thehealth products you can afford to address nutritional deficiencies. Caution:All these steps are going to affect prescription medications, causing either conflict or making them redundant.
It’s really up to you. Lazy people,obstinate and stubborn miseries who only rely on the pills they get onmedical aid will not come right until they take these recommended steps.Never again do I want to hear people chewing greasy hamburgers at theother end of the telephone whilst they milk me for free advice on highblood pressure, obesity, asthma and acne and oh yes; infertility! Thenthey open a can of Coke to wash down their cakes, biscuits and sweeties.
This research information is based on the latesttrend towards nutritional healing. Although food, micronutrients andherbal remedies play a major part in your health regimen you mustremember that you are the most important part of the process. Yourattitude and the effort you take are what make you well. It alsoinvolves the co-operative interaction between a good patient and a gooddoctor. We do not take responsibility for any damages that may resultfrom any use of this information or any of the products mentioned.NATURE FRESH provides a free research and information service formedical practitioners and their patients. It is your responsibility todiscuss this information as well as any new aspects you wish to changein your current health regimen with your doctor. For more information:www.naturefresh.co.za We wish you well on your journey to abundanthealth!
All the best, and towards a Healthy Happy Life!
A full checklist: symptoms of gluten intolerance. Everybody should use this before treatment begins.
Please note that a cluster of these symptomsindicates the need to eliminate all gluten: wheat, oats, rye, barley!First get to the cause of the problem. There is no point in living withthese conditions and eating gluten because you make it worse!
The most common symptoms of gluten intolerance / celiac disease include: • Fatigue • Addison's disease • Gastrointestinal distress (gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, reflux) • Headaches (including migraines) • Infertility • Mouth sores • Weight loss/gain • Inability to concentrate • Moodiness/depression • Amenorrhea/delayed menarche (menstrual cycles) • Bone/joint/muscle pain • Dental enamel hypoplasia • Short stature • Seizures • Tingling numbness in the legs • Abnormal liver test • Addison's disease • Alopecia • Anemia • Ataxia • Autoimmune hepatitis • Chronic abdominal pain • Chronic fatigue • Crohn's disease • Dermatitis herpetiformis (a "sister" of celiac disease) • Down syndrome • Epilepsy • Family history of celiac disease • Gall bladder disease • Hyperthyroidism/hypothyroidism • Total IgA deficiency • Insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1) • Infertility/spontaneous abortions/low birth-weight babies • Iron deficiency • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) • Malnutrition • Multiple sclerosis • Non Hodgkin's lymphoma • Osteoporosis, osteopenia, osteomalacia • Pancreatic disorders • Pathologic fractures • Peripheral neuropathy • Primary biliary cirrhosis • Psoriasis • Recurrent stomatisits • Rheumatoid arthritis • Scherosing cholangitis • Sjogren syndrome • Systemic lupus • Turner syndrome • Ulcerative colitis • Vitiligo
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