Secret Push to Bury Paraquat’s Link to Parkinson’s Disease

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Joseph Mercola Paraquat is an herbicide and registered desiccant that has been used on American farms since 1964. A desiccant is a chemical that speeds up the ripening of the crop and dries it out, which facilitates harvesting and allows it to be harvested sooner than were the crop left to dry naturally Fifty countries […]

The Lectin Connection

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Peter D’Adamo and Catherine Whitney A chemical reaction occurs between your blood and the foods you eat. This reaction is part of your genetic inheritance. It is amazing but true that today, in the twenty rst century, your immune and digestive systems still maintain favoritism for foods that your blood type ancestors ate. We know […]

All About Sprouting

Ryan Andrews Sprouting involves soaking seeds, nuts, legumes or grains for several hours, then repeatedly rinsing them until they begin to develop a tail-like protrusion. Many seeds contain anti-nutrients, substances that inhibit the absorption or use of other nutrients. For example, rice contains phytic acid, which inhibits mineral absorption. Other seeds contain substances such as lectins and saponins, which […]

Do Dietary Lectins Cause Disease?

David L. J. Freed The evidence is suggestive—and raises interesting possibilities for treatment. Lectins are carbohydrate binding proteins present in most plants, especially seeds and tubers like cereals, potatoes, and beans. Until recently their main use was as histology and blood transfusion reagents, but in the past two decades we have realised that many lectins […]

Nutraceutical Approach to Preventing Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Related Complications

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Giuseppe Derosa et al. This review will describe how the use of selected nutraceuticals could be helpful, in addition to pharmacological therapy, in preventing some COVID-19- related complications in infected patients. Even if a specific and effective cure for COVID-19 still has some way to go, selected nutraceuticals could be helpful, in addition to pharmacological […]