Transcript of "Toxicity and Supplements to Combat It by A Healthier U"
What Makes Your Body ToxicThe US is a nation of wealth but not of health. We are a nation suffering and dying fromdiseases of lifestyle. Poor nutrition (fast foods, restaurants, school systems) Excess calories Inactivity Stress Inadequate sleepEvolution of the Human Diet/Lifestyle Hunters and Gatherers(cave man times) scaricity of foods,wild animals, uncultivated crops Early agriculture-cultivated crops, cycles of feast and famine Industrial revolution-improved technology leads to foods,less physical activity th 20 Century- 21st Century Diet… “Getting back to basics” But is that enough????Why Supplementation? Facts about health issues in the country Top killer since 1900 is Heart disease- Of the top 5 killers( Heart,cancer,stroke)most are preventable—lifestyle dependent Other diseases can be offset or prevented(DM, Obesity) 28 % of our population will not live to be 65 yo 24 % of the cancers are caused by obesity 90 % of the dengenerative ds. Is caused by free radical damage and nutritional deficits soils are depleted of nutrients since WW2 Whole crops of fruits and vegetables have been deemed void of nutritional value in some cases but overall there is a decrease in nutritional content of most foods we eat Study was done on 20K Americans to see what percentage got just the RDA of just the top 10 needed nutrients in the diet. 0 % met that goalWHAT MAKES OUR BODY TOXIC? Inflammation Free Radical Damage PH Imbalance Candida OvergrowthINFLAMMATION Inflammation is a response to infection or irritation When not regulated it can results in chronic disease(arthritis)
It suspends the body’s normal immune response and catabolic process. • Heart Disease( homocysteine, CRP-cardio) • Arthritis • Food intolerances(fatigue,joint pain) • Skin conditions • Pain • Breakdown of cellsFREE RADICAL DAMAGE Linked to 120 known diseases or conditions • Headaches • Varicose veins • Eczema or other skin conditions • Allergies • Asthma • Fibromyaligia • Cancer Caused by toxins and toxic living: • Cell phones/cordless phones • Are you aging? Do you breath? • UV exposure from sunlight • Stress • Alcohol or Drugs • Working out • Eat vegetables or fruits without washing them with a specific cleaner? • Exposed to pollution or car exhaust while driving • Exposed to chlorine? Drink non filtered water • New carpets, construction or car interiorPH IMBALANCE Analogy of swimming pool Blood is usually pH of 7.3-much above or below will usually mean symptom or disease If pH is off: • Microbes in the blood can mutate, change shape, and become pathogenic • Enzymes can become destructive(instead of constructive) • Oxygen delievery to cells can suffer • Organs can become compromised • Mineral assimilation can be thrown off 90 % of the people are acidic • Mental foggy feeling • Headaches • Lupus/fibromyalgia • Gout • Skin condition • Cancers and heart disease
CANDIDA Candida is a naturally occurring yeast that is present in all of our bodies and issuppose to be there is balance with many other microorganisms. What makes Candida overgrow? Stress, antibiotics, toxins Once yeast proliferates it wrecks havock. Yeast release over 70 different toxins intoour body. Some people may even become allergic to yeast. Symptoms of Candida • GI: Abdominal gas, diarrhea, constipation, indigestion, acid reflux • Headaches • Migraines • Excessive fatigue • Cravings for alcohol and sweets • Inability to think clearly or concentrate, mood swings, hyperactivity, learning difficulties, depression • Skin problems: Eczema, athletes foot • Respiratory problems-earaches, sore throat, persistant cough • Sensitivity to fragrances +/- other chemicals • Affects hormone levels, PMS, Low sex drive • Many other symptoms Check for yeast? Blood or stool test Treat the yeast. Supplements or antifungalSupplements that address each of these areas Inflammation: Omega 3’s Omega 3:6 fatty acids should be consumed in approximately 1:2 or 1:3 ratio. We consume around 1:30 ratio Omega 3’s promote anti-inflammatory effect in the body Omega 6’s (while important) create pro-inflammatory response Dosage: 3000 mg of EPA/DHA Heart Health 2 capsules twice a day OPC-3 and ORAC [antioxidants] Most potent antioxidant known to man(OPC’s) Combats free radical damage/neutralizes free radicals Helps with numerous diseases or symptoms. Dosage: OPC-3 or ORAC General: 1 cap daily Condition specific: 2 caps daily up to 6 capsUltimate Aloe • Use for: Digestion, boosting immune system, heart health, acid reflux, IBS, ulcers, colitis, skin problems, candida • Contains vitamins, minerals, triglycerides, carbohydrates, amino acids, enzymes and water. The vitamins found in aloe include B1,B3, and B-12, choline, folic acid, vitamin C and beta-carotene(a precursor to
Vitamin A), which are all vital to optimal health and the formation of certain key enzymes. • Dosage: o General: 2 ounces daily o Condition specific: 4 ounces up to 8 ouncesComplete Greens • Blend of natural ingredients that include amino acids, vitamins, enzymes, probiotics and minerals • Equivalent to the nutrition of 8 bowls of salad • Helps support healthy heart and liver function • Helps support the digestive tract and the immune system • Helps balance your body’s PH • Provides a role in combating fatigue, improves mood and constipationDigestive Enzymes • Enzymes are important for the body’s proper absorption and utilization of food • Over time, the body’s ability to make certain enzymes reduces as part of the natural aging process • 3 primary enzymes: proteases(protein), amylases (carbohydrates) and Lipases (fat) which breakdown food • Depletion of enzymes o Age o Processed and fast foods o Poor eating habits o Medications o Illness • Instructions: 1 capful with each meal