In 2008 researchers from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Arlington, were so concerned about a prevailing national iodine deficiency, that a study was conducted of nearly 90 samples of iodized table salt. The results of that study confirmed a troubling trend: Only less than half of those tested samples contained amounts of iodine sufficient for optimal health. As if that weren't alarming enough, more and more people are using less salt, which in many cases, is their chief source of iodine. The result of this?
Dr. Ted Broer's blog
Three ailments that impact literally millions of Americans are ones I call “debilitators.” The word “debilitate” means to sap the strength of somebody. A debilitating condition, from my perspective, is one that strikes unpredictably but sometimes periodically-and each time it strikes, “it lays a person low” and causes that person to feel weaker, more vulnerable, and to a degree, “insufficient” in some way at coping with life.
Heart disease, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases are the leading causes of death in the United States, claiming more than 1 million lives each year.
Let me simply explain to you what stress does from a physiological stand point.
God gave us a “Flight or Fight” mechanism. When we get scared or mad our body is flooded with adrenalin and cortisol. These are two of the primary stress hormones. God did this so if you find yourself in a dangerous situation or confrontation, you can run away quickly or fight if you’re forced to.
My dear friends:
For some reason this is a very controversial topic among Americans today. This is strange to me since it deals with basic necessities. So, before we get started. let me say a few things which may resonate with a few of you.
The Connection between Diet and Addictions!
Many people know about food addictions. They site these addictions as leading to conditions such as anorexia and bulimia, and certainly to obesity.
This is an article from a few months ago. But I am resending it because I have been getting more and more calls to the office with people trying to get their cholesterol lower. Most of these individuals have been told by their doctor that it is mandatory that they go on statins or they may die soon. One particular man had an overall cholesterol of 198 with his HDL's being over 50 and his doctor still told him he had to go on statins immediately. You all already know my opinion on this. Read this article and make the decision for yourself.
Nutritional factors causing brain problems including suicide, dementia, Alzheimer’s, depression, Add, ADHD, hyperactivity, criminal behavior, poor grades, and memory problems.
A few years back, Alexander C.* came to my home with William Wise. I’ve known William Wise for many years. (At the end of this post, you can actually read the testimonial from Alexander concerning the health problems he was having and how changing his diet and taking HealthMasters supplements completely took care of the problem.)
Do you really know why people get sick?
Do you know how people recover from sickness?
Perhaps even more important...
Do you know how to keep healthy?