Overview of 5 Key Health Concepts
|Your immune system
Obviously a strong immune system is imperative for healthy life.
When you are 'run down' you know you catch everything! You become susceptible to simple
communicable diseases that otherwise would not faze you. Why do some people get colds, while
others breeze right through the cold season? Their immune system of course.
In healthy people, a strong immune system actually keeps cancer
cells in check. Now, with cancer concerns, your issue is how to strengthen your immune system
to that healthy state. And if you have a degraded immune system from chemotherapy or
radiation, now, more than ever, that is a major battle in this cancer war.
Questions that come to mind:
Q: What is the best way to strengthen the immune system?
A: Key components are rest, nutrition, hydration, vitamins, healthy lifestyle, etc.
Q: What specifically can be done?
A: Vitamin supplementation....OK, but what is best? Brand? Dosage?
Q: What about pro-biotics (another new buzz word)?
A: Awesome! Don't even consider chemotherapy without it.
Q: How about supplements designed specifically for the immune
A: Now that's a confusing field. There are 100's of offerings out there on the net. What is best
for your situation? What information out there is true, inflated, or blatantly false? Best results?
Best value? You see so much hype ... how can one tell what is true?
|| An alkaline body
Since at least 1931 when Dr. Warburg won the Nobel Prize in
Medicine for his research into "cellular respiration" it has been known that an alkaline body state
impacts cancer. Many chemo drugs are alkaline, and hopefully, targeted toward the specific
What about other alkaline therapies? Successes? For example, cesium
is a potent alkalizing agent, but dangerous. Any natural possibilities? What is
Absolutely there are natural alkalizing options. The most natural
alkalizing mineral is calcium. And the most natural alkalizing function is diet. The
questions become, which calcium is best and what to eat for natural alkalizing effects? More
on that shortly.
||Antioxidants, a modern 'buzz word'
Antioxidants offset free radicals, and are the craze of the new
How do they work?
Which antioxidant is best, or what combination is
synergistic (work together more effectively)?
What about therapy a, b, or c and the implications of
study x, y, and z?
Massive information overload on this point! And the answer is
actually several! This is definitely an area for our assistance.
What goes into your body impacts your body functions day-to-day;
how it repairs itself, ages, and even how it diseases.
Food. What are the best foods when you have cancer? What is bad?
How much to eat? How prepared? What blend/selection/diet? Meat or no meat, red, white, or
swimming? How do I get the most nutrition out of my food? Can I have my coffee in the
morning? What about a glass of wine with dinner? Water, what type, how much? Does chocolate
What nutritional supplementation is needed? How much? When? Empty
stomach or with meals?
Here are a few gems!!!
Don't cook with corn oil, nor on a grill that 'chars'
your meat! Both proven cancer producers! So what's the best oil? Virgin Olive of
Absolute no-no's: Processed sugars and soda
Moderation: meats, carbs
Eat lots of vegetables. Raw is better than cooked.
Lightly cooked is better than cooked to mush.
What to consume to excess: WATER
Bottom line - EAT SMART!! And we simply preach the smart
Your lifestyle is a major factor in healing. Minor modifications
can make a significant impact to health.
Positive factors verses negative factors? How about a few of the