Sunday, 21 October 2018

Can mushrooms help with cancer?


Fighting cancer? How about eating some mushrooms? Scientists from all around the world have been intrigued by the possibility. So they went to their labs, pulled up their sleeves and put those mushrooms to test. What they found is astonishing. Specific mushrooms, see the table below, hold the power to strengthen or wake up your immune system if you want, to do its job and fight the precancerous or cancerous cells and in doing that they stopped its proliferation.
Who would have thought, something as humble as mushrooms could make a difference for someone battling cancer?
Scientists found that bioactive compounds from medicinal mushrooms can activate or modulate the immune system response leading to stop cancer from growing and metastasizing. 
More research is needed to find all the scientific bits and pieces about how those mushrooms can do all that but in a meantime, you could find those mushroom at your nearby health store.


Here is the full article:
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/2018/7271509/
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/2018/7271509/tab1/

Saturday, 13 October 2018

The Microbiome World Inside Of Us

                                                     










Do you know that according to Dr.Perlmutter, researchers at the University of Georgia Institute of Technology have looked at the atmosphere and the troposphere and found out that it has its microbiome. Their contention is that the atmosphere’s microbiome plays a role in weather. Bacteria play a very important role in the production of rain from clouds. As such, with all the pollutants in the environment, in the ocean, in the soil it is very disrupting for the microbiome world.
We owe it to our children and future generation to heal and re-establish the microbiome and the first step in doing that it is to recognize how in the world we’re traumatizing the microbiome.
We have to heal the gut microbiome. It is the time to see it as it is, the overuse of antibiotics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, acid blockers, enviro toxins are harmful to the gut bacteria.
The good news is there are various foods able to reverse that. Fermented foods, aggressive probiotics, prebiotics like dandelion greens, onions, leeks, garlic, asparagus, Jerusalem artichokes. The best probiotics for gut lining healing are Lactobacillus Plantarum(reduces gut permeability),  Lactobacillus braves, Bifidobacterium longem, Bifidobacterium lactic, Lactobacillus acidophilus. Also, supplementing with fish oil, cod oil, salmon oil DHA 800-1000mg/day.
Do you know that we are now able to use technology and look at the genetic samples of fossilized fecal material from ancestors living thousands of years ago as well as looking at dental plaque from fossils. What we find is that those specimens are similar to people that live today in extremely isolated and rural places. 
The microbiome hasn't changed much except for those of us who are living a city lifestyle and are exposed to chemical pollutants in our foods, water supply, and drugs that are so prevalent in society.This has a dramatic role in preserving our microbiome.
Gut permeability seems to be a cornerstone player in obesity, ADHD, Parkinson’s, Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Bottom line, we have to heal the gut, the microbiome if it is to continue life on earth.

Dr.Pelmutter is a board-certified neurologist, a fellow of American College of Nutrition.
He is the author of 7 books one of which is “Microbes to heal and Protect your brain”, a New York Times bestseller.


He has been interviewed on Larry King Live, CC, Oprah and Dr. Oz show. 
Click here to learn more about your microbiome and how you can improve it so that you improve your quality o life from the author himself.
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