Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Bigger Picture

How difficult is it to face the bigger picture? We know of it, we are plummeted by it, we are strong armed to face it at our most vulnerable moments and then we are confused by it, angry at it and wind up with a seething hatred of it that it even exists.

That could very well be applied to any personal big picture, but I am going to remind of the massively big picture as citizens of our world. It could be just this country but many would agree it is everywhere. I read articles written by many thinkers of this world and have compiled these ideologies below from their 
concocted descriptions.


Major Social Issues

1. Corporate media programming with continual lies and propaganda trying to dupe the public into believing their programming which thus, limits and restricts awareness.
How many of us flip the page or fast forward the remote of nonsense commercialized advertising? Magazines you buy at high prices just to read ads and an article or two? Tabloids that exploit personal privacy and many times is untrue? Newsreels that are repetitive to the point of ad nauseum.

2. Our sad state of Education, void of philosophical, social, physical, emotional psychological and behavioral health. Textbooks that are devoid of truth of history, regimented curriculum's, unfair practices and exorbitant tuition. 
 I remember upon entrance into a European University for post graduate medicine major and the tuition was equal to filling up my tank of gas. Textbooks are outrageously expensive in our American country. I remember my son applied to a private University as a transfer student in a specialized category. He was highly qualified, almost over qualified but because he was an independent full time student who paid his own taxes, applying for financial assistance, he was denied entrance. There is a unsaid ruling that blankets the Educational system no one can debate with.

3.Capitalism that keeps society chained to thoughts of a lack of personal prosperity, promoting unhealthy levels of competition, greed and selfishness.
What can be argued is that Capitalism is good for the country but not good for the little man or woman. We live our lives thinking big brother owns us. We are excessive about competitive sports which brings to mind this ideology. If we promote competition, we are promoting the winner/loser concept which cannot be a God thing at all. It diminishes the effort of those who lost and because of the glory, out of it comes very unhealthy behaviors which we have all seen. We have judged, we have seen scandal and corruptness and this is what our kids grow up with becoming big kids instead of adults. Capitalism does not allow abundance of prosperity because with it comes more chains than open doorways.

4. Economic models that ensure poverty and homelessness. The economic depression that never resolves, holding onto a paradigm that abundance for all is not equitable in the least.
Haven't we all asked the question why homelessness still occurs in our "free country"? That we have forgotten our own, we have done damage to our vets and their ability to erase PTSD, financial and medical burdens, that we have looked aside at mental illness and have actually glorified the immigration issue than care for our own citizens who have given their money, taxes, life on the battlefield for their country? People are beginning to believe there is no hope.

5. Globalization. In a sentence, it is killing small economies and small businesses, national sovereignty, and healthy food production. 
Small business owners know this at the heart. Our freedom to choose is now a widespread issue. Do we really choose anymore? And can we trust the voting process at all? Even movies make stories about corrupt voting machines. Actually movies make stories about everything we can think of or question. I think of our patients who worked tirelessly in the movie business, now cannot get work unless they sell their soul and relocate to some far off outsourced place because production will pay the people THERE who live THERE less money. I think of how the Patriot Act has stung the people and the legal process. I think of the assumptions of character, profiles, legal systems gone way corrupt, how favoritism is rewarded. Further, what is going on with GMO, Monsanto and how our crops are poisoned transferring pesticides to our children's brains and immune system. How we are penalized for doing the right thing.
6. Consumerism demoralizes us. It dismisses the ability of inventors to create a healthier approach to serve the people.  
It has been brought to my attention there is a sameness in consumerism. Most people have gray, white or black cars. Most people follow trends that may not be so great for the mind body or spirit but its out there in your face and we must follow those trends, right or we do not belong? This is what leads to addictions of all kinds. This is what leads to children playing devices instead of playing outdoors and reading a book ( and what about all the libraries closing?) Alcohol will always be on the rise for mental and emotional escape reasons. 

7. War on Drugs. Is this not a massive policy failure? In fact Drugs are used as a ploy, a reason, an excuse, a blame for everything from A-Z. There is more violence, more unresolved problems, more heinous crimes, more addictions, more imprisonment and mental illness since we have this big social issue on parade.
There is always the question if we legalize drugs there would not be the crave and crime of it? Take a look at Colorado with marijuana and that is nothing compared to what is on the streets. Give the car keys and whiskey to your kid and there will always be problems and abuse. All this war on drugs and no advance on the war and more restriction of important drugs like hemp and cannabis for health issues. I had a wonderful patient who was a forensic psychologist until she retired. She always said the two things that corrupted our country was opening the border to the pedophile parents, high on a satanic lifestyle on drugs. It began a long time ago and mushroomed.

8. Monopolized Medicines suppressed the effectual natural remedies used successfully by our ancestors. Prescription mania by enslaved unregulated Doctors with little holistic outlook overall.   
There is widespread fear that permeates every clinic and Doctor office, emergency room and hospital corridor. Don't buck the system. And certainly defile anyone that tries to. The medical community is in lock down and dare we question anything. Medicines account for suicides, deep immune system failure, brain rot, and all the diseases we did not count on. We have new superbugs that are in every hospital ward. We invent new horrible antibiotics to accost those bugs and deteriorate the gut, thus needing picc lines that deteriorate the vessels. We have more wound drainage problems than ever. We have abuse of all medication and lives are lost. It is a runaway train. And I say this in the light of now, mandatory vaccines that plummet our immune systems, our children's precious brains, and ensure a lifelong stream of medical problems. All in the name of our freedoms, which have taken a turn in a different direction, disallowing our choice of what to put into our bodies and those we care for. Holistic approaches are the alternative but not enough practitioners who can customize and test the public. It is all a guessing game even by those who hope for a better outcome.

9. A global central banking system privately owned and operated. Financial ponzy schemes ensure the rich get richer and the poor get poorer as the gap widens of the haves and have-nots.
This is the crux of where most sink into depression. Whatever they make is taken. What little social security is never enough. They are forced into living with their children as they age and the children are struggling. All the hype about stocks is an illusion. No one can predict and it becomes a gamble. Certainty gone. Fear and anxiety take residence. The banks have very strict rules. I remember I wanted to have my money deposited immediately into my account. Nope. Cannot do until late into the night. Those are the rules. And that is minor. We live in a world of superior control not superior thinking.
10. Scientism. This is the modern day extremist science that parallels any other fundamentalist belief. This brings about the hypercriticism of those against any possibility or probability thought. Another lock down. 
  These are the ones who must believe we are the only intelligent life in the Universe. These are the ones who defy logistics or are the ones who say to each other, who cares about another useless human life? These are the ones who modulate Hitler like thinking, superior controllers who have their agendas. To allow another bright mind in would be sacrilegious. There is a Doctor in Poland right now who has extracted a chemical out of hemp and has found it to be "curative" to children with terminal disorders. He has been cast away but he has followers who believe the same thing. He decided to give the cure away without charge to these children. What can you imagine will come of this? Will the Big Pharm org allow this information to get out to the public? There are always those sprinkled in our world who came to unravel, uplift, discover and fight the foe. It is a dangerous plan but their mission defines them.

I am sure you can think up more social issues that have become a blight on our planet. These were listed as looming and most critical. If as a nation, a world, we decided to say no to all of it, would we reign supreme and have the chance to rebirth our society to wholeness, to correctness? Because, in the direction it is going, how can we see the best outcome? We need that light at the end of the tunnel. No outside force is coming to save us. Can there be truth to the idea that . . . WE are that light?

Bettye Cart

Thank you for the brave articles from Mind Unleashed website that have stimulated me to formulate this list.     

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Organic Eggs or Not?

For those of you that learned from Nutrition Response Testing that your body only wanted Organic Eggs, there are some things you ought to know.

There is a vast difference in selection. Your egg box may say organic and free range but what does that mean for different retailers? Commercially processed eggs may stamp that on the carton but are the chickens really FREE RANGE or just let out of their barns and housing for a short while, maybe even minutes a day? And what DO they really put in their feed? Labeling can be deceiving. Often, if not regularly, commercial egg industries will stretch the truth about free range. If you know the local farmers, if you know the history of each brand, you will be receiving the real deal.

Many people buy eggs at low cost. But those people are not realizing the dangers of eating any old egg and how that chicken is fed or housed. The deplorable facts of this can be seen on any documentary film or television or read about in any book that deals with animal humane treatment. What that chicken goes through and eats transfers to the human condition. 

We are in an epidemic of disease coming from all sides of our world and it is transferring via food big time. This post is devoted to bringing this once again to your attention.

Pay the extra dollar. Go the extra mile to feed yourself and your family with the right eggs. Over 175 million people in our country eat eggs. Yet only a small percentage care about what it contains and how it affects them.

CAFO's is the acronym for "confined animal feeding operations". This is referring to the few minutes of the chicken let out in the yard to stretch their worn legs from having to fight for space, being pecked on and trampled on inside. The British government found that 23% of those types of institutions had a very HIGH RATE OF SALMONELLA. The USDA ( US gov't) found that thousands were contaminated with same, although we suspect those figures are way higher. Salmonella is food poisoning that shows symptoms that could last a week. If untreated it has moved itself into an auto immune response and chronic arthritis.

Now that you have decided to pay the extra dollar or two for the right eggs, I will give you our best advisement: go local farmers you know or go buy HAPPY EGGS. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-k8JXUOexI
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRW5cQHSQtU#t=11
Happy Eggs were the only commercial free range producer to be awarded the Humane Certification from the American Humane Association in February 2015.


... Daily Eco Tips , and they suggest eating only free-range chicken eggs




We have found them in Gelsons, Albertsons, Vons and Ralphs and I hear it expanded to Walmart ( maybe middle west or ?). It is a bright yellow carton. Read about its history, owners of at least 8-9 farms in the Ozarks in Arkansas and Missouri. The "girls" as they call their chickens, roam freely over many acres of rolling land. They are fed vegetarian food. No antibiotics or hormones at all. Free range eggs have 1/3 less cholesterol, 1/4 less saturated fat, 2/3 more Vitamin A, 2 times more Omega -3, 3 times more Vitamin E, 7 times more beta carotene.

Something else to know about Free Range Eggs. They are happy chicks that give you same energy, they peck the minerals in the earth for toughness of their shell. And their shell tells you everything.

I have had a problem with egg shells that were so fragile they broke in my hands. I usually buy from Trader Joes. I like the jumbo's but couldn't understand the shell fragility. When I purchased Happy Eggs, the shell was tough and the egg yolk bright orange, like I used to see in Europe when I lived there.

Eggshells are important. They are porous membranes much like our own skin with 7,500 pores or openings. The outer is covered with a waxy substance called the bloom. Gases and moisture is lost through the pores. But when this happens, carbon dioxide also is lost which speeds up the breakdown of the egg. The commercial egg is washed and depending on the process, wears down the outer covering and if so, they put mineral oil on it. That by the way, is a petroleum. More healthy producers will use a vegetable oil. If you cannot whip that egg white into stiff peaks it is because the mineral oil seeped into the egg! 

Other wet washing techniques called sanitizing, use Chlorine, sodium carbonate, ozone, hydrogen peroxide ( have to wonder if it is the food grade kind) or peracetic acid using vinegar and hydrogen peroxide. Just so you know, chlorine can interact with organic materials that form carcinogenic and mutagenic byproducts. 

Dry brushing is the highly recommended form, should you ask your local farmer.
 

People who think they are doing their heart good by eating egg whites only need some education.

 Do not consume the egg whites without the egg yolk. Egg whites contain avidin, which binds to biotin. When you cook the egg white, the avidin is no longer an issue. If you consume the both yolk and white, there is no danger of having too much avidin because the yolk supplies enough biotin.


 Eating your eggs scrambled is one of the worst ways to consume them. When eggs are scrambled, the cholesterol inside the yolk becomes oxidized. People who have high cholesterol levels should avoid eating their eggs scrambled. Best to soft boil or fry easy over.

 Dr. Mercola reminds us that the proteins in eggs are converted by gastrointestinal enzymes producing peptides that act as ACE inhibitors! ACE inhibitors are types of medications used to lower blood pressure, so another reminder that eggs are heart healthy!

You can keep eggs out of the refrigerator for up to 10 days and in the refrigerator for up to 40 days. Europeans rarely refrigerate their eggs. But think about THIS. Many commercialized eggs may have been on the shelf upwards of 3 weeks already!! So read the pack date and the sell by date clearly:


egg carton showing sell by date


Those of you who buy the added Omega 3 eggs are doing yourself an injustice. Those eggs were pumped up because the chicken was fed a poor quality of omega 3 and to add it is folly. Those eggs will perish faster.
And for those who are afraid of eating eggs because of cholesterol, that is a myth!! Many studies have proved otherwise in University testing. Cholesterol is needed for brain and heart. High Cholesterol has even been raised just ingesting medications! To its detriment, those who make their daily diet poor, eating fast food and junk eating at home need a new plan for their life.

Did you know that one egg give 9 grams of high quality protein and 9 essential amino acids? That it has a natural form of Vitamin D 24.5 grams? In a world of eye problems and mac degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma, guess what? Eggs contain lutein and zeaxanthin which are critically important antioxidants in your lens and retina. Then there is Choline, highly important for our nervous system and cardiovascular, one egg gives us 300 micrograms. Pregnant women need this hugely to help form the brain of the unborn child. And there are 18 minerals and vitamins inside one egg.


Recap:
Dull pale yellow yolks = caged hens
Bright orange yolks = pasture roaming hens
Omega 3 fortified eggs =unhealthy with shorter life span
Poultry and Egg industry = feed their chickens grains
Overcrowded CAFO's = give way to disease and cannibalism
Eatwild.com and Localharvest.com will connect you with pasture foraging hens.

Be safe. Be smart. Pay the extra $$ for your health.

Thanks to Dr. Mercola's research.
Bettye Cart 

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Hemp heals







Hemp Seed-Eating Village in China Holds Oldest, Healthiest People in the World



For months we have been pouring organic hemp seeds into our vegie smoothie three times a week!!
I came across this article with increased awareness of the way others in the world benefit from this God given seed. It is over 8000 years old. The most sustainable plant on Earth. It only takes 3-4 months to grow. It is grown without pesticides, herbicides or fungicides. And it is medicine.

Scientists found some of the oldest living citizens in China  as compared to the global average, well over 100 yrs satisfied themselves with plant based foods and exercise and hemp seeds. Their diet consists of less salt, sugar, animal proteins and fat but very high in Omega 3 and 6 which contains essential fatty acids. Without that, the brain would not have nutrition. It provides the oxygen the brain craves and is rich in calcium, iron and fiber.

The name of the village is Bama Yao. It is one of the Centurian hot spots in the world where one can live a long healthy life. The other places known are called "blue zones". Sardinia Italy, Okinawa off Japan, Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica.

Omega 6 is important for making certain hormones. By themselves they signal the molecules for inflammatory response. But together with Omega 3's a balance is created. In hemp seed oil the ratio is 3:1. Many of you know Omega 6 is in the foods of the regular American diet so Omega 3 must be added in substantial amounts or inflammation sets in.

Hemp is high in cannabinoids but lacks the THC ( delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol ) THC gives psychoactive effects.

What is of concern is that the federal government has the authority to seize hemp farming in our country because it falls under the Controlled Substances Act which does NOT differentiate between marijuana and hemp. Hemp has a myriad of uses as example:
  • Paper
  • Plastics
  • Clothing
  • Jewelry
  • Rope
  • Building materials
  • Cooking (hemp oil)
  • Food (it won’t get you high)
  • Skin care products
  • Animal and bird feed
  • Animal bedding
  • Water and soil purification
  • Weed control
  • Clean fuel

Excerpt:
North Dakota, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Oregon, California, Montana, West Virginia, and Vermont  have all passed legislation to make the cultivation of industrial hemp legal. But in an effort to avoid conflict with the feds, they are waiting for the DEA’s permission. They are waiting, and waiting.

Fortunately, legislators in Washington, D.C. are taking matters into their own hands. Senate Bill 359 and House Bill 525 (Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2013) is making its way through bipartisan halls and seeks to establish that “marijuana” as listed in the Controlled Substances Act, does not include industrial hemp. With the passage of this law, we could once again stand to reap the rewards of this remarkable plant.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

More Health Reading


Next time you buy a magazine full of advertisements or read a comic book or watch the news or decide to just eat away your evening on the couch, buy one or more of these books from Amazon or your local bookstore and read for your health. :))







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What should we be reading for health?

Let's go back to the seventies. Who was our idol then? Bernie Siegel, Adele Davis? Health food was some kind of archaic idea wasn't it? We all preferred to read the poets, the philosophers, maybe the biography of Paramahansa Yogananda or watch Jack La Lanne do calisthenics while we sip our coffee?

There are more health and self improvement books on the market than ever. Then, why are we not engaged?
                                                                                         Eco toxic environments and food poisons?
                                                                                         Educate yourself.




Don't Eat Cancer: Modern Day Cancer Prevention

Friday, May 16, 2014

Liver Health


 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YI_XlHokmHk#action=share
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What happens to our liver when we eat processed foods?

1. Moodiness
2. Depression
3. PMS Pain
4. High Blood pressure
5. Headache
6. Muscle Weakness
7. Eye-vision problems
8. Anger disorders

Huffington Post had an article on the subject:

Garlic:
Garlic helps your liver activate enzymes that can flush out toxins. It also has a high amount of allicin and selenium, two natural compounds that aid in liver cleansing says holistic nutritionist Hermeet Suri.
Grapefruit:
Eating or drinking grapefruit juice can help your liver flush out carcinogens and toxins. This fruit is also high in both vitamin C and antioxidant properties.
Beets:
Beets are high in plant-flavonoids, which can improve the overall functions of your liver.
Leafy Greens:
Leafy greens like spinach and lettuce have the ability to neutralize metals, chemicals and pesticides that may be in our foods, and act as a protective mechanism for the liver, Suri says.
Green Tea:
Green tea is full of plant antioxidants known as catechins, which have been known to improve the functions of our liver.
Avocados:
Adding more avocados to your diet can help your body produce a type of antioxidant called glutathione, which is needed for our livers to filter out harmful materials, Suri says.
Crucferous Vegetables:
Cruciferous veggies like broccoli and Brussels sprouts also increase the amount of glucosinolate (organic compounds) in our bodies that helps create enzyme production for digestion, Suri says.
Lemons:
We all know citrus fruits like lemons are full of vitamin C, but lemons also help our bodies cleanse out toxic materials and aid the digestion process.
Turmeric:
Used as a spice, tumeric has been known to help our bodies digest fats and stimulate the production of bile. It can also act as a natural form of detox for your liver.
Walnuts:
Walnuts are also high in glutathione and omega-3 fatty acids, which help support our liver through its cleansing process.

It is going to take a proactive position to care for your liver, the most amazing organ in your body.
Read some excerpts in care2care:

So, it’s no surprise that the liver can become sluggish, making it a factor in many health conditions, including: allergies, arthritis, asthma, bad breath, chronic fatigue syndrome, cravings for sweets,  depression, environmental illness/multiple chemical sensitivities, fatigue, fibromyalgia, headaches and migraines, hepatitis, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, hypoglycemia, hormone imbalances, immune system disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, overweight or obesity, poor digestion, recurring nausea and/or vomiting, skin diseases, and ulcerative colitis.

Here are 15 ways to give your liver a boost:
1.  The liver requires high amounts of vitamins and minerals to perform its many functions.  Your diet should be high in fruits and vegetables and fibrer-rich foods.
2.  Your liver must filter food additives.  Eliminate processed foods, artificial food additives, colors, and preservatives from your diet to give your liver a break.
3.  Eat plenty of fresh carrots and beets, both of which are powerful liver cleansing and rebuilding foods.  In addition, eat plenty of green foods.  The chlorophyll, which gives plants their green color, helps cleanse the liver.
4.  Try to eat two heaping tablespoons of ground flaxseeds.  They bind to hormone receptor sites, preventing excess hormones including synthetic xenoestrogens from plastics and other chemicals, from floating around your bloodstream.  One of the liver’s five hundred jobs is to filter excess hormones.  By eating flaxseeds and flax oil you are helping it function more effectively.  Flaxseeds can be sprinkled on cereal, toast, salads, or blended into smoothies.
Keep reading to learn about the best liver-boosting herbs and nutrients…

Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/15-ways-to-boost-your-liver-for-great-health.html#ixzz31u7WP8Qg

Bettye and Dr. Larry make sure to have at least 3 times a week or more a breakfast vegie-fruit smoothie. I will post again so you can give it a try. A great liver cleanse!
1 - 1 /2 cups Crushed ice
At least 1/4 cup coconut milk ( can from Trader Joes)
Splash of juice - pineapple or black cherry or pomegranate
One frozen strawberry ( organic frozen fresh)
One frozen pineapple chunk
One half frozen banana
half of peeled cucumber in chunks
piece of raw beet peeled - small is good
2 Tbsp of organic hemp seeds ( in Whole Foods bin or in packages)
1 Tbs chia seeds
1/4 cup raw almonds
mint leaves or cilantro leaves
At least one cup plus of fresh filtered water
1 tsp or more of coconut oil ( best from Phillipines- Trader Joe brand good)
fresh spinach or kale leaves.
Spin in your blender - we use the Ninja professional.
I like to squeeze a dash of lemon juice and some sea salt when serving.

For those who are on medications, liver health is hugely important!
The Chinese believe sounds help formulating a healthier liver. Breathe out the sound Shoooo.
For Heart: breathe out the sound Heeeee or Haaaaaa.
For Spleen or Stomach: breathe out the sound Chuuuuuu
For Kidneys: breathe out the sound Fooooooooo
Bettye Cart

Saturday, April 19, 2014

How We Heal

It doesn't matter if our MD, or our Chiropractor or our Naturopath or our Acupuncturist tells us we are sick, probably sicker than we realize some serious changes need to be put in place, then a proactive regimen must be in order. We are captain of our ships and need our Doctors as lighthouses to help us navigate to safer shores. To assume the Doctor is the commander and to place all in their hands to carry you over the threshold is folly. We must be informed, awakened to what WE can do. How many of us get informed, do the research and care enough to know every detail?

Auto immune responses are the prelude to the devastating diagnoses we all hear about. 

The other day Dr asked me "What do you think the largest organ in the body is?" My sure-footed medical training urged me quickly to respond. "The Skin!"  Well I was wrong.

He spoke out, "The Cell Membrane!"

So why isn't this vital information indelibly written in my brain? Because we study microbiology and it is just one more thing to memorize for the tests. But as of the last years much has been scientifically revealed about the cell membrane and how VITAL it is. It is the gateway to whether we will be sick or in health. So the protocol is to "Fix the membrane and the body can heal itself."

What has been discovered is that the body needs to be supplied with specific lipids ( phospholipids). It is the life raft for the cells over run with toxic waste. We can all agree that the Standard American Diet suffers from beneficial fats. The Low Fat diet is an insult to the biologic. Our brains are composed mainly of fat so why deny the very molecules of fat that heal?

We all studied about the mitochondria in the cell. Did you know that now there is a fast growing disease called Mitochondrial disease that has no answers for treatment? It is affecting our young. There are certain lipids that make up the mitochondria's membrane and when that membrane is damaged, it loses its battery charge thus impairing the flow of protons and electrons across the membrane. What then do we have? Chronic Fatigue Syndrome!

There are key questions to ask yourself if you wonder if you have cell membrane damage:
1. Are you lacking in 6 servings of organic fruit and vegetables in your diet?
2. Any inflammatory symptoms that end their name in "itis"?
3. Heart or Cardiovascular symptoms?
4. Ongoing aches and pains?
5. Risk of or ongoing diabetes?
6. Diminishing eyesight acuity?
7. Age spots- brown spots on your skin?
8. Premenstrual syndrome, menopause symptoms or other hormonal imbalances?
9. Senior moments of forgetfulness or memory issues?
10. Fatigue, hypothyroid symptoms or feeling chilled?

We ask ourselves where on earth does all the inflammation come from?

Antibiotic use that changes the gastrointestinal microbiome, GMO foods, toxins, food additives, toxic environment for starters. Fast food for 30 yrs used trans fats and it is thought to be a primary culprit of cell membrane damage. They clog the membrane and have already been proven to be the major cause of heart and CV disease as well as hormonal dysregulation that leads to the big C. Margarine was a big fool of Mother Nature and altered fats in the diet.  How many of our Mothers used "Imperial Margarine" to bake with? Mine did!
Pesticides is a big contributor to inflammation in the cells. You may say you do not have the gardeners spray anymore but what about your neighbors spraying? And your workplace? Pesticides change the electrical potentials across the membranes. On top of which the liver cannot detoxify quickly leading to neuro diseases like MS and Parkinsons, including brain dysfunction such as anxiety, depression, faulty hypothalamus. Big Pharma has plenty of meds to address that. How many people are on antidepressants or anti anxiety pills? Our own son told me most of his co-workers in the computer industry are on all kinds of prescription drugs to bring them up then down! Pesticides across the globe is truly a mark of the beast.

GMO- Genetically Modified Organism - is the food we grew up with. Organic is the food most probably our grandparents and great grandparents enjoyed. Now we are facing the increasing concern with buying the right food in the right grocery store. Now over 85% of all corn products in the U.S. are GMO.  That is found in breakfast cereals, popcorn, ketchup, barbecue sauce, canned corn, grits, tortillas, chips.  Here is some trivia:

Non GMO corn contains 437 times more calcium, 56 times more Magnesium and 7 times more Manganese.

GMO corn was found to contain 13 ppm of glyphosate  compared to zero in non GMO corn. We have come to understand glyphosate is the ingredient in pesticide, herbicide spraying and Monsanto's Round up. It also contains high levels of formaldehyde, 200 times more than the amount found toxic to animals! I hope you all remember that formaldehyde is embalming fluid! Make sure you never buy the nail polish with that ingredient.

The EPA standard for glyphosate in our water supply is 0.7ppm yet we have documented data that in animals the standard at 0.1 ppm creates organ damage!

Back to Cell Membrane Balance. It is the key to healing. Not the hormonal therapy, the thyroid drugs, the insulin for diabetes, not the steroids.  Simply giving the cell the nutrients it desperately needs.

When the cell membrane is warped, damaged and inflamed, the receptors just do not work effectively. Hormones interact at the cell membrane receptor site and need to "dock" there. If damaged, the hormones run freely in circulation thus causing more trouble. With free running estrogens we see cellular proliferations in the endometrial lining and breasts giving rise to breast and uterine cancers. The cause continues to be unchecked with giving estrogen drugs. One side effect of that is heart disease. And why do we have a huge rise in infertility?

Diabetes should never be. If the mitochondrial membranes that regulate glucose cannot and because it also is about the free radical process and ATP energy we have a disease process in motion. If the distress is corrected, a major part of the glucose imbalance equation is solved. But what we have in reality is hundreds of billions of dollars funding the cure to diabetes via toxic drugs.

What does the Mitochondria need?
It requires oxygen, glucose and a host of Citric Acid Cycle nutrients like Co-Q 10, acetyl carnitine, B vitamins, alpha ketoglutarate, lipoic acid etc just to make ATP chemical energy. ( Remember the Kreb cycle in school science studies?) With insulin resistance the mitochondria cannot make the ATP needed, and inflammation levels rise, glucose is stored as fat, smooth muscles are thickened and the arteries elevate Blood Pressure.

Cholesterol is vital to the cell membrane. Did you know that a lack of beneficial cholesterol  (cholesterol sulfate form ) is heart disease? Cholesterol repairs the heart's mitochondrial membranes! This is why statin drugs do more harm than good. When we see elevated cholesterol on the blood tests it is the body's attempt to repair damaged cell membranes!

When Dr. Cart tests your body, he will evaluate if your system is ready for accepting the supplements that repair cell membrane.


excerpts taken from Membrane Rejuvenation Therapy by Dr. Jack Tips
Research report Systemic Formulas #14

Bettye Cart