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Vitamins, minerals and trace elements are all classified as micronutrients and are bioactive compounds that provide essential bioenergy to each cell of our body and which function as the catalysts of thousands of metabolic reactions. An optimum daily intake of these micronutrients is essential to prevent cellular malfunctioning and, thereby, to stop the development of disease.
Healthy cell growth is exceptionally important for the development and maintenance of a healthy body. Billions of cells (the smallest functional units of the body) are constantly involved in regenerative processes where old and damaged cells are being removed and replaced with new cells. These processes are an essential pre-
The growth of newly-
Vitamins: C, D3, E, Beta-
Minerals: Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium and Phosphate.
Trace Elements: Zinc, Manganese, Copper, Selenium, Chromium and Molybdenum.
Other important cellular nutrients: L-
We are exposed every day to many factors which increase the need for essential nutrients and, as a result, this can cause nutritional deficiencies. Let us take stress as an example. Our bodies react to stress by producing hormones and nutrients are necessary for their production. In stress situations our bodies need one molecule of vitamin C for every molecule of adrenalin and, as a result, our levels of vitamin C can be drastically reduced when stress is constant. This is why people working in stressful environments are prone to infections and degenerative conditions.
Pharmaceutical drugs are usually synthetic and can also cause essential nutrient deficiencies. This happens because nutrients are necessary to detoxify the body of what is essentially a foreign substance. Pharmaceutical drugs often work by blocking the production and absorption of nutrients and, although this may provide temporary relief, in the long run this will lead to degenerative diseases. Statins are a good example of this because they block the production of cholesterol or, more precisely, they increase the receptors for cholesterol on the liver therefore removing more from circulation, however, this action also blocks the production of Coenzyme Q10, vitamin K and Vitamin D which are all vital for the body’s functioning.
The first signs of nutrient deficiency are -
The consequences of prolonged nutrient deficiency are -
It is important here to stress that a diet containing a lot of white carbohydrates causes elevated levels of blood glucose and leads to insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. The white carbs. we are referring to are sugar, white potatoes, white rice, white pasta, white flour (white bread) and it is important never to use artificial sweeteners. It is more beneficial to get your energy from fats such as lard, butter, cheese, yogurt eggs and meats but, be sure that they are organic. All white carbs. raise your blood glucose levels because the liver uses them to produce glucose. Fruits contain fructose which is a sugar but the sugar is locked up and so has less of an impact on levels of blood glucose. It is better to keep to low fructose fruits just the same and grapes should be avoided altogether.
As far as your body is concerned, fat is a clean energy and produces less oxidants and, therefore, requires less anti-
Dietary guidelines (especially NHS guidelines) say that our diet should consist of 15% Protein, 30% Fat and 55% Carbohydrates but this leads to high concentrations of glucose in the blood and high levels of insulin. There is no argument that has ever proven that we need any carbohydrate in our diet so we need to reassess these figures and replace the carbohydrates with fat wherever possible. The figures would then read -
A group of poisons to stay away from are vegetable oils. Almost all vegetable oils are bad for you and can be regarded as carcinogenic (causes cancer). The only vegetable oils that are safe are olive oil which can be used as a dressing but shouldn’t be used where high temperature is part of the process such as frying and coconut oil which is stable at high temperatures and can be used for frying.
If you are looking around for super foods then the the two that stand head and shoulders above the rest are liver and cocoa powder. They both have more of what it takes to keep us healthy than any other food.
Civilised man is the only chronically sick animal on the planet so please stay away from processed foods. According to Dr Zoe Harcombe “Man is the only species clever enough to make his own food ………and stupid enough to eat it.”
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