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Not only the Ocean harbor’s Plastic So Do Our Bodies 💦

 

I read this article in the Australian Courier Mail newspaper online this morning (10/25/2018) . Everyone should read this as it is quite enlightening and maybe the answer to some the diseases like cancer that affects all of us whether be a relative, friend or acquaintances. Also it could make you think about the choices we make about what we consume, wear, walk and sleep on.

I have copied this article word for word from the newspaper, as I don’t want to be misquoted or called an alarmist in any way as serious research has been done on this matter.

 

Proof of Plastic Particles in our body

Human bodies are becoming polluted with plastic. Scientists have confirmed for the first time. Tiny pieces were found in samples from every participant in an experiment that tried to estimate how much plastic we eat and drink every day.

Until now most research has focused on the natural world, but the new study shows that humans are also consuming plastic, with some pieces potentially lodging in our bodies.

Researchers suggested sources could include the eating of fish or drinking of water from plastic bottles.

Campaigners said the scale of the plastic crisis meant it was “impossible” for people to avoid eating, drinking and breathing in plastic – with potentially harmful effects. These include the risk of bacterial infections, introducing harmful chemicals to the body. Irritating the gut lining and affecting immune responses.

Lead researcher Dr Philipp Schwabl said – This is the first study of its kind and confirms what we have long suspected that plastics ultimately reach the human gut. Of particular concern is what this means to us, and especially patients with gastrointestinal diseases. The smallest micro plastic particles are capable of entering the bloodstream and lymphatic system and may even reach the liver.

“Now we have first evidence for micro plastics inside humans, we need further research to understand what this means for human health.”

Hundreds of pieces of micro plastics were found in every stool sample taken from people who took part in the study by the medical University of Vienna.

Researchers from the university and the Environment Agency Austria monitored participants from the UK, Finland, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Poland, Russia and Austria. The results showed every sample tested positive for the presence of micro plastics – with up to nine different types identified. The most common plastics were polypropylene and polyethylene-terephthalate (PET) both are often found in food and drink packaging.

Each participant in the study kept a food diary for a week before his or her samples were analyzed in the laboratory. The diaries showed all the participants had eaten food wrapped in plastic or drunk from plastic bottles. None of the participants were vegetarian and six of them ate sea fish.

The micro plastics found were between 50 and 500 micrometers in size. A human hair has a thickness of between 17 and 181 micrometers.

The researchers behind the new study note: It is highly likely that during various steps of food processing or as a result of packaging, food is being contaminated with plastics.

Synthetic fabrics are also a significant source of micro plastics in the environment as fibers from clothes end up in the ocean from treated and untreated sewage being released into the rivers

Daily Mail

On reading this article it confirms in my mind that we all need some form of filtered water  – (Kangen water is always what I recommend) and much regulated plastic bottles to drink from.

For more information on Kangen Water  – USA Phone: David at 281-918-9687 or email david@davidvoth.com or you  can email me at lesley@davidvoth.com

 

 

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Yogurt and Sugar

 

This is a subject that I think most people are aware of but “sweet” wins. 

The stomach health loves pure unadulterated yogurt. Collect all of those natural bugs that our body needs to digest and absorb our food and keep our digestive  mechanism running efficiently.

Look I am a label reader, have been for years. I always read the ‘ ingredients ‘  on the outside of the packaging (no ingredient label I don’t buy). I don’t look at the calorie or food break down as there will always be a ‘sugar’ content number as there is natural sugars in most foods. Always read the content of the ‘Ingredients’. With almost 95% of the yogurt especially the flavored ones or ones with a fruit mix (which you can be sure will have sugar added) they will have sugar, corn syrup, fructose or some other sweetener in it. Try to stay clear of this. The sugars actually are harmful to the natural bacteria’s that are in yogurt so you won’t be getting the full benefit of eating yogurt.

The reason they put sweetness in the yogurt is it makes it more palatable especially to children and they sell more of the product as  “Healthy”. In most cases you may as well have desert.

What I do with natural unsweetened yogurt is I might add passionfruit from our vines or at this time of the year fresh Mango’s, strawberries. Basically I add any fruit that is in season “Fresh” .

If you are used to eating flavored yogurt, try weaning yourself on to the natural unsweetened ones. Its like breaking the habit of having sugar in your tea or coffee. Once you break the habit you find your tea or coffee undrinkable containing your teaspoon or more of sugar.

If you have a weight problem well then that is a good reason to look on the shelves for the natural product. I actually make my own yogurt as I have a yogurt maker. This way it is much more economical and I believe tastier.

If you are buying yogurt this is what you look for

“If you don’t do different nothing will change”

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Troubling Water – Life or Death💦

 

Water is the driving force of all nature – Leonardi Da Vinci💦

There was an article in my favorite health magazine called ‘Nature and Health’.

The article started off with a question “Is your water an elixir or a dangerous drink” and I believe that to be an important question.

I sadly have to say there is a number of friends and acquaintances around me that have the dreaded disease cancer. My first question as anyone who knows me is are you drinking enough water. 9 times out of 10 they will say “probably not” or yes I drink at least 4 or 5 glasses a day. Sorry not enough. If your body is not flushing your toxins from your body then your body holds on to them. That is not good when you have such a destructive disease running around your body.

Tap water

Aluminum, sulfate, ammonia, chlorine, hydrofluorosilicic acid, polyacrylamide, rust, slime, algae, asbestos, detergents, petrol, pesticides, pharmaceutical medications, faecal matter, herbicides, arsenic, cadmium, chromium, chloroform, copper, mercury, nitrates, cryptosporidium, Guardia, viruses, bacteria, blue-green algae.

Yep most and more  chemicals will be found in your  tap water. No Kidding. So many chemicals I can’t even pronounce their name.

In fact Western Australia Water Corporation recommends that babies under three months do not consume their water due to high nitrate content.

The ABC confirmed that PFAs (polufluoroalkyl chemicals) have not been banned in Australia. This is used to create non stick cookware and fire fighting foam. This chemical has been found in over 70 sites in Australia and as far as they know. Over 6 million Americans are drinking water that contains PFAs above the EPA after level.

This chemical is linked to immune system suppression, cancer, brain damage, nervous system damage, fertility problems and hormone disruption.

Look I could go on and on but you need to read this article for yourself it is very enlightening and I think you really need to think twice about what you are drinking.

Bottled Water

Every minute a million bottles of water are bought world-wide.

Not only is that an environmental nightmare most bottled water does not match the labels and 93% of samples analyzed showed micro plastic contamination researched by Natural resources defense council 

Some of the contaminates in bottled water is phthalates, mould, microbes, benzene, trihalomethane and arsenic .

Brita water filters are ok especially if you are unable to carry your own water on flights. Its better than nothing but does not remove the chemicals completely.

This is where I am putting a word in about the Kangen Water it really is the best you can buy. 40-year-old company and a product that is unsurpassable.

It is medically registered water restructuring system and as they say Gold Standard pure water. Kangen filters remove all the impurities and then alkalize the water plus give it negative charge so it can pass through our positively – charged cellular aquaporin and make the water molecules minuscule for  ultimate absorption. Great for hydration and optimizing nutrient assimilation and eliminating toxins.

Cancers cannot survive in an alkaline environment and Kangen water is considered an anti cancer aid.

Wether or not you consider this machine it is up to you but I have made you aware of what you are drinking in your tap and bottled water and urge you for your health and the health of your family and the environment to consider this machine. I own two, one in the States and one in Australia and they are worth every cent.

If you want to know more call or text David at 1- 281-918-9687   or email me at lesley@davidvoth.com

 

“If you don’t do different nothing will change”

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A Moments Thought for Monday💦

Like Good Health?  Think about the water you are consuming. Is it the best for your body and health. There is more than enough Cancer and other diseases  in this world. Research shows that Cancer will not grow in an alkaline body. Seriously look at the alkaline levels of the water you are drinking. You are able to get PH sticks from a pharmacy or health food store. Check your Urine and Check your drinking water.💦 

Learn more for your health

“If you don’t do different nothing will change”

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October 7, 2018 · 6:07 PM

Did You Know- 10/01/2018

  1. According to the World Health Organization:  Health benefits of Sunbathing Far outweigh risks. Sun-baking dramatically reduces the risk of several types of cancers, autoimmune diseases, bone diseases, type 1 diabetes, depression and in proper doses can even reduce the risk of melanoma, a meta analysis sun related disease. Study finds a growing number of scientists are concerned that public campaign to protect people from the sun are causing more harm than good. Lack of sun exposure has caused massively more disease than over exposure, ay the authors of a Meta-analysis weighing the pros and cons of soaking in the sun. Excessive sun exposure accounts for less than 0.1% of the total global disease burden according to the World Health Organization.

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2. Strawberries were originally cultivated in ancient Rome. Eight strawberries contain more vitamin C than one orange. Strawberries also contain fibre, potassium and antioxidants. It has also been shown to lower blood pressure and improve memory and heart health. So it’s a good reason to partake in copious amounts of strawberries, our favorite fruit.

 

3. The new ViagraAccording to the University of Athens in Greece researchers say the olive oil helps boost testosterone levels and blood flow  which can be effective at improving sexual performance than over the counter medication. They say at least 9 tablespoons a week  you will be 40% less likely to experience impotency.

 

4. New research suggests that the safe level of sodium intake might be higher than we thought. I have heard many an older person say the reason for their good health is their love of salt. My mother is 99 years old and she has been emptying the salt shaker on her food for years

 

5. Delay breakfast by 90 minutes and having dinner 90 minutes earlier could help you lose weight a new UK study shows.

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Did You Know – 09/24/2018

  1. Research reported in the Journal called the Lancet say’s that 45 minutes three to five times a week can improve your mental health. On the other hand more than 90 min a day can actually worsen your metal health – lesson here, is do not overdo it.

 

2. There are 196 countries in the world today:- 195 if you don’t include Taiwan as many countries do not officially recognize it

 

3. The perfect length of time to be on vacation is 8 days. Your health and wellness levels rise rapidly while on holiday but peak on the 8th day. The suggestion is to take more vacations instead of longer ones

 

4. Sleeping with your bedroom door closed could help you survive a house fire. Open door  can reach 1,000+ degrees Fahrenheit. Having your door closed can keep the temperature in your room below 100, limit the carbon monoxide exposure and reduce smoke inhalation

 

5. One if five people suffer from misophonia – This is a condition where certain sounds trigger bouts of anger or stress. 36% say their symptoms worsened after they had caffeine. Some of the other triggers are Gum popping, food chewing or crunching, sniffing,  breathing, not sure about that one ( We all have to breathe) , pen clicking, clock ticking, whistling, lip smacking, finger or foot tapping

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You Cant Make This Up – Lots Can Relate To It💦

This video is 10 min long but if you have chronic health issues you need to listen to this. If you have tried everything to get your illnesses back on track and feel like a million dollars this is for you.

“If you don’t do different, nothing will change” 😁

Anthony’s Mom’s Testimony on Kangen Water

A woman diagnosed with Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn’s Disease, and Diverticulitis all within the past 11 years…

She says that she can’t remember a month of her life when she wasn’t sick with something.

After drinking ¾ to a gallon of Kangen Water per day for just three weeks, she was officially off of her neuropathy medication, and after 1 month and 7 days, she had 0 signs of Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn’s Disease, and Diverticulitis.

This is her story…

Talking about a million dollars, there are some who have made just that from the Kangen Water business.

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