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Macademia nuts have a great ration for the omegas, almost the same for both types.
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Salmon provides omega-3 fatty acids in the form of EPA and DHA. A 3-ounce serving of fresh or frozen salmon provides 1.1 to 1.9 g total omega-3, according to the AHA. Of the commonly eaten fish that are low in mercury, it is the richest in EPA + DHA.Jan 3, 2011

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Most of the nuts noted in the chart above have omega 6's in the 3-7 grams per 1 oz serving.

Definitely takes a fair amount of thought to compose a diet with balanced omega 3's to omega'6's


I noticed the Horizon milk offers a DHA fortified milk. But it is cow milk.

Our food supply is SOOOO screwed up!!
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An intro to digestive enzymes.

https://draxe.com/digestive-enzymes/


NOTE---enzymes are proteins---so how do they pass the stomache acids??

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how to improve digestion.
https://www.healingnaturallybybee.c...good-digestion/



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How to Ensure Good Digestion

Stomach Acid Problems
Many people today have digestive problems, which is mainly caused by the stomach producing "too little" stomach acid. We may think our stomachs are “overly acidic” because of heartburn, sour stomach, or overall stomach upset, nausea and pain, when in fact having "too little acid" creates exactly the same symptoms as an "over acid" stomach.

The technical term for low stomach acidity is “hypochlorhydria,” and a stomach that is not producing any acid is called “achlorhydria.”


The most common symptoms of low stomach acidity include:

heartburn (if there isn’t enough stomach acid the valve that closes the end of the esophagus won’t close properly, so even low stomach acid can burn the esophagus)
upset stomach, nausea
vomiting
sour stomach
a heavy feeling, as if the food is just sitting in the stomach in a lump


Our stomachs are supposed to be acidic, so it is important that it produces high concentrations of hydrochloric acid (HCl). When the stomach produces HCl it also produces bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) which protects the lining of the stomach from being damaged or eaten up by HCl. When the stomach doesn’t produce enough HCl, it also will not produce enough bicarbonate of soda so the stomach can become ulcerated.

When hydrochloric acid is low it causes malnutrition and digestive problems. HCl mainly digests protein, breaking it down into small molecules, which are further digested in the intestinal tract.

Low stomach acid is associated with a higher incidence of gastrointestinal problems like h. pylori bacteria which cause stomach ulcers, acid reflux (heartburn), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s Disease, diarrhea, constipation, etc.

Our stomachs need adequate acid so we can get the benefit of a good diet and the nutrients it contains, and for digestion to proceed like it should throughout the intestines.

How Foods Are Digested
Carbohydrates (carbs) start being digested by enzymes produced in the mouth. Carbs are all foods that are not classified as protein or fat, including vegetables, fruits, grains, nuts, seeds, sugars, starches, herbs, spices, etc. Some carbs also contain protein and fat, such as grains, nuts, seeds and some vegetables. Also some protein foods contain carbs and fats such as eggs.

HCl (hydrochloric acid or stomach acid) mainly digests protein. When a person starts to eat the stomach is stimulated to start producing hydrochloric acid (HCl). Stomach acid gradually increases during a meal. When the stomach acid gets high enough, which normally takes about 20-30 minutes after eating, it neutralizes enzymes from the mouth so carb digestion stops.

Digestive enzymes from the mouth only work on carbs while the mixture is alkaline. Therefore, if HCl supplements are taken too early it stops carb digestion in the stomach too soon. HCl also neutralizes any digestive enzyme supplements, so taking them is a waste. That is why it is important to take HCl supplements 30-45 minutes after eating a meal.

When the mixture of food, water and HCl (called chyme) empties out of the stomach it has to go through a hole that is a little larger than the size of the end of a pencil. The mixture squirts through that small hole in spurts. The rate that foods empty out of the stomach is highly regulated. If the mixture is too solid and doesn’t contain enough fluid it isn’t as able to get through that small hole. That is why drinking enough fluids with meals is also very important.

When the mixture starts squirting through that small hole, if the pancreas detects it contains enough fluids and HCl it is able to do its job. First the mixture must be made alkaline, so the pancreas pours lots of bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) onto the mixture as it is squirting through that small hole. Pancreatic digestive enzymes only work on an alkaline mixture, just like enzymes in the mouth.

Next, the pancreas produces several enzymes that digest carbs, fats and further digests protein, i.e. protease digests protein, amylase digests carbs, and lipase digests fats. The small intestine also produces digestive enzymes that only work on an alkaline mixture.

Therefore taking HCl supplements and improving its production in the stomach, along with having enough fluids with meals, is very important for proper digestion, whereas taking digestive enzymes are a waste since they are neutralized by stomach acid.

Improve Digestion with Foods

The following foods stimulate stomach acid production, but sometimes it is necessary to also take HCl supplements.

Meats and eggs.
natural fats, i.e. unrefined coconut oil, butter, lard, naturally occurring animal fats, etc.
Unrefined ocean sea salt.
Mineral-Rich Bone Broth


How to Increase Stomach Acid Production
Nature provides the most effective stomach acid regulator, which is unpasteurized sauerkraut. Sauerkraut is unique because it raises stomach acid “if” it is too low, and it lowers stomach acid “if” it is too high. Eating 1/4 to 1/2 cup of sauerkraut with meals is one of the best ways to improve digestion.
If sauerkraut doesn’t help you, take betaine hydochloric acid supplements (HCl) 30-45 minutes after eating – see How to Take Hydrochloric Acid Supplements.
Properly prepare foods according to “traditional preparation methods” used by our ancestors, which makes them easy to digest and to get the most nutrients – see Making Foods Digestible & Fit for Human Consumption.
Avoid raw vegetables until digestion improves, except for fermented raw vegetables like sauerkraut, kimchi (kimchee), etc., which are actually pre-digested vegetables. All plant cell walls are made of cellulose fibers, and the human digestive system is incapable of breaking them down so they end up in the large intestines. Therefore, the cellulose cell walls of plants must be broken down before they are digestible, and in order for nutrients, including minerals, and enzymes to be available since they are inside the cell walls – see Raw Versus Cooked Carbs (Plant Foods).
Do not cook meats or eggs using high heat, and do not overcook them. Cooking proteins actually pre-digests them, called denaturing. However overheating or overcooking them makes them lose moisture and binds the protein molecules tighter together making them harder to digest. Meats can also be pre-digested (denatured) by soaking them in an acidic medium, i.e. lemon or lime juice, tomato juice, apple cider vinegar, etc. Marinating meats is a good way to pre-digest or pre-cook them – see these Marinade Recipes.
Eat protein and natural animal fats or unrefined coconut oil with every meal. Protein stimulates stomach acid production, and protein and fats stimulate the gall bladder to dump bile into the small intestines. Fats are also very important for the health of the liver that it uses to produce bile.
Always have unrefined ocean sea salt with meals since salt is important for proper digestion and it also stimulates stomach acid production.
Drink enough fluids with meals so the mixture in the stomach is able to squirt through the small opening from the stomach into the first part of the small intestines.
Chew foods thoroughly to stimulate digestive enzymes in the mouth, and to break up foods into the smallest particles possible for better digestion.
Eat enough foods at each meal that includes a good balance of proteins, natural fats (coconut oil, butter, lard, etc.) and cooked or fermented vegetables.
Eat at least 2 complete meals per day, but not more than 3 meals.
Avoid snacking in between meals in order to allow time for your body to digest foods properly.

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None of us choose to have hazardous pesticides in our bodies yet, as reported by Colleen Huber in her article The Toxic Bucket: How Environmental Medicine Unloads the Burden of Synthetic Chemicals from the Body: “A Mount Sinai School of Medicine study found that each of nine volunteers averaged 91 chemical compounds in the blood and urine. Of the 167 chemicals discovered among the volunteers tested, 94 are toxic to the brain or nervous system, 76 are carcinogenic and 79 are linked to birth defects. The volunteers tested do not work with chemicals on the job, nor do they live close to an industrial facility. Rather, they represent the average body burden of an ordinary American citizen.
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While much of the below fits with info from other sources; I would like to see the studies though. My GI specialist specifically told me to eat a bran fiber to prevent cancer. ANd he is at a teaching hospital........fortunately I recently changed over to vegetables for their nutrients and and fiber.

https://www.healingnaturallybybee.c...oods-that-heal/


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Bran is by far the worst kind of fiber to consume and increasing dietary intake of fibre has shown many harmful side-effects as Barry Groves writes in his article Climb Down from the Bran Wagon: “. . . bran has a far higher fibre content than vegetables and bran was a practically worthless by-product of the milling process which, until then, had been thrown away.

Now, virtually overnight, it became a highly priced profit maker. Bran is quite inedible – there is no known enzyme in the human body that can digest it. Tests into the supposed benefits of increasing dietary intake of fibre soon showed that there could be other harmful side-effects:

Because it is indigestible, bran ferments in the gut and can induce or increase flatulence (gas), distension (bloating), and abdominal pain.
Although it is supposed to travel through the gut at a faster rate, it does not always do so and it has been shown to cause blockages.
All the nutrients in food are absorbed through the gut wall and this takes time. It should be obvious, therefore, that if the food travels through faster, less will be absorbed. And, indeed, this is the case. Fibre is found to inhibit the absorption of zinc, iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, energy, proteins, fats and vitamins A, D, E and K.
Phytate associated with cereal fibre (bran) [as well as grains, seeds, nuts and legumes] also binds with calcium, iron, and zinc, causing malabsorption.
For example, subjects absorbed more iron from white bread than from whole meal bread even though their intakes of iron were fifty percent higher with the whole meal bread. (25) Also, while white bread must have added calcium, the law does not require it of whole meal bread.

Bran fibre has also been shown to cause faecal losses, and negative balances of calcium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, nitrogen, fats, fatty acids and sterols [cholesterol, certain vitamins, adrenal hormones, etc.] thus depleting the body of these materials. (A negative balance is where more is lost from the body than is absorbed, i.e. the body’s stores are depleted.)
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A multifacited look at breast cancer and studies......Dr champ, oncologist takes a hard look at past studies and how poor studies became influential and old studies were forgotten..... and where we stand now.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWt...eature=youtu.be

MY NOTE--
Estrogen study looked at only estrogen---NOT with progesterone to balance the estrogen.
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His recommendations---what to eat to prevent and recover---

grass fed eggs
grass fed cheeses

decrease---

sugar---activates patheways to cancer cell sruvival and inflammation which is the playground for cancers.

intense exercise
fasting

anythig that stresses the body to think danger not enough food, breakdown anything not critical.

insulin levels highly correlated to prostate cancer.

Improving IR much improved in LC diet--he notes LC is not LC, but really mod carbs.

Eating all day long keeps insulin high.

No overeating protein.
Fat is satiating.

Weight up or down--relates directly to cancer UP or cancer down.

Estrogens feed cancers.

Eating too much of anything, the cells shut down, so glucose not picked up and more free radicals roaming.

Stress in a healthy way: lifting heavy weight, fasting, control diabetes,

BUT Dr steve phinny study: 700 calories and heavy exercise didnt work. Metabolism drops.

the more people pestered to exercise by doctor , the less people want to exercise.

eat foods that allow eating less food and increase wanting to exercise.

Free radicals--

cruciferous, thinks its a toxin so fights.

berries good.

NOT ALL FATS THE SAME. No corn oil. Polyunsaturates allow for free radicals to grab onto each unsaturated carbon.

No vegetable oils.

100%pasture butter

100 % pasture beef
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He gives an example of his eating over several days-- wow--lucky me, this is exactly what I do for foods and timing of meals. Yeah.
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Dr gregor sorts thru all the journals and post the interesting ones on his website of NO ads----

https://nutritionfacts.org/

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVa5dAW0ReE

Preventing and Treatig Cancer with DIet-- a review of studies and obserations in regard to several major diseases.

( quick notes)

native afticans get colon cancers MUCH less than AMericans-- the fiber intake doesnt explain the dec in Africa. WHY??

Diets is different in meat intake. ( Makes me wonder if our meat source is safe.)

WHY??? ( will he look at grass fed vs conventional production of feedlot beef?)

extra protein makes it to colon, and putrifies and releases toxins like ammonia; eggs, too. Plants have sulfur that is hudrogen sulfide but much less than eggs and beef. ( HOW TO IMPROVE DIGESTION OF THESE)

IGF-1 increases


Reverse prostate cancer by using a plant diet. Low carb diets are associated with higher death rates.

Need a study !!

The study---6000 people. Animal protein linked to higher deaths.

(HOW MUCH MEAT was seen in the study?)

( if a person is calorie restrictive, what happens to IGF-1 ??)

Heme iron--excessive maybe problematic, too low is anemic.

Looked at amount of heme in patients with cancers; better to get heme from plant based.

( East smaller amounts of beef?)

Nitrosamines in smoke of cigaretts--- could be an isssue in hotdogs too.
24 hrs to clear body; not added so allowed to continue selling as is, in meats.

breast cancer--steroid hormones in meats, incows milk also an issue, even organic milk. Addresses all womans cancers.

Dairy milk evolved to grow a calf--- (HMMMM Lituanian grandmother said to not drink milk)

eat plant origins to dec breast cancers....

The most plant based did the best because all meat has estrogens ((( UMMM OPOSING progesterone????)

Women have HIGH twinning rates on milk, compared to much lower twinning in vegtarians. ( hummmmm feed ewes milk to increasetwinning??)

He talks about the feed addatives that are not tested for the effects on our children-----and the history of the FDA in delaying such chemicals as DES well after Europe banned it.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjhbxT0T9Sk

No one looking for causes- or prevention-- that was my experience with Dana Farber.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fM9o72ykww

Dr. D'Agostino is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida College Of Medicine, Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology where he develops and tests metabolic therapies, including alternative energy substrates and ketogenic agents for neurological disorders, cancer and wound healing. While studying the effects of gasses on the brains of Navy Seal divers, he developed an approach for metabolically starving cancer cells through diet and compressed oxygen, replacing chemotherapy, surgery, or radiation.


one comment--

Audrey Fischer
2 years ago
Excellent research! Keep it up! 41 years ago 3 different hospitals predicted I had 3 months to live because of a melon-sized teratoma at the age of my 19th birthday. Surgery removed the tumor, however, they recommended NOT to go through chemotherapy because no one at that time had ever beaten this disease at that time-- and that I should enjoy the final 3 months of my life with my family. That was totally unacceptable. A fourth hospital took my case. After 2 years of chemo the exploratory surgery showed the cancer was totally gone. Now, I wonder was it the chemo that saved me or the fasting I did for 3-4 days in a row per month x 2 years. It turns out that during chemo, I got nausea so acutely, that I could not eat nor even smell food, without throwing up-- even on an empty tummy. The one drug that could ease nausea caused my throat to close/tongue swell within minutes of the injection. So, of course, I just dealt with nausea. Now, I wonder if the nausea was the God-send. . . because it meant to fasting 3-4 days in a row, monthly x 2 years. This fasting starved my cancer cells of glucose. Btw, I'm still strong at 61-- for a person that wasn't expected to live past 19 years.
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Wow! Powerful story!
Thanks for posting
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I would love to see a study on the cancer rate and keto or other LC diets.
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Not many people eat really low carb such as 20g or under so I wonder if eating this way doesn't give the same results as a person eating the SAD who fasts a day or two then goes back to the carbs on the rest of the days?
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