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Essential Nutrients: Vitamins and Vitamin Deficiencies
One of the most simple ways of becoming healthy is by eating the RIGHT foods to provide the proper nutrients to fuel your body. Many vitamin deficiencies can cause illness, for example scurvy is caused by a lack of Vitamin C. Filling your vitamin deficiencies can give your body the building blocks it needs to heal itself! The hard part is finding a local nutritionist who can run tests that tell you about the current levels of vitamins in your body, compared with recommended levels.
There are a variety of organic cancer treatments involving Vitamin B17, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, and many more. In addition to vitamins, you should have the proper amount of essential nutrients, minerals, and amino acids necessary to digest the food properly for extraction of necessary elements.
*Cottage Cheese and Flaxseed Oil. If you eat cottage cheese along with flaxseed oil, it creates a chemical reaction in the body which makes your cells absorb a higher percentage of the nutrients that you eat. So if you take anticancer nutrients such as Vitamin B17, your cells will absorb more of the nutrients as if you're eating more.
Essential Nutrients Index: Vitamins, Minerals & Enzymes
Vitamin A deficiency is a lack of vitamin A in humans. It is common in developing countries but rarely seen in developed countries. Night blindness is one of the first signs of vitamin A deficiency. Xerophthalmia and complete blindness can also occur since Vitamin A has a major role in phototransduction. Approximately 250,000 to 500,000 malnourished children in the developing world go blind each year from a deficiency of vitamin A, approximately half of which die within a year of becoming blind. The United Nations Special Session on Children in 2002 set the elimination of vitamin A deficiency by 2010. The prevalence of night blindness due to vitamin A deficiency is also high among pregnant women in many developing countries. Vitamin A deficiency also contributes to maternal mortality and other poor outcomes in pregnancy and lactation.
Vitamin A deficiency also diminishes the ability to fight infections. In countries where children are not immunized, infectious disease like measles have higher fatality rates. As elucidated by Dr. Alfred Sommer, even mild, subclinical deficiency can also be a problem, as it may increase children's risk of developing respiratory and diarrheal infections, decrease growth rate, slow bone development, and decrease likelihood of survival from serious illness.
Alfred (Al) Sommer's research on vitamin A in the 1970s and 1980s revealed that dosing severely vitamin A deficient children with an inexpensive, large dose vitamin A capsule twice a year reduces child mortality by as much as 34%. The World Bank and, recently, the Copenhagen Consensus list vitamin A supplementation as one of the most cost-effective health interventions in the world.
Vitamin B1 thiamine
Deficiency causes beriberi. Symptoms of this disease of the nervous system include weight loss, emotional disturbances, Wernicke's encephalopathy (impaired sensory perception), weakness and pain in the limbs, periods of irregular heartbeat, and edema (swelling of bodily tissues). Heart failure and death may occur in advanced cases. Chronic thiamine deficiency can also cause Korsakoff's syndrome, an irreversible psychosis characterized by amnesia and confabulation.
Vitamin B2 Riboflavin
Deficiency causes ariboflavinosis. Symptoms may include cheilosis (cracks in the lips), high sensitivity to sunlight, angular cheilitis, glossitis (inflammation of the tongue), seborrheic dermatitis or pseudo-syphilis (particularly affecting the scrotum or labia majora and the mouth), pharyngitis (sore throat), hyperemia, and edema of the pharyngeal and oral mucosa.
Vitamin B3 Niacin
Deficiency, along with a deficiency of tryptophan causes pellagra. Symptoms include aggression, dermatitis, insomnia, weakness, mental confusion, and diarrhea. In advanced cases, pellagra may lead to dementia and death (the 3(+1) Ds: dermatitis, diarrhea, dementia, and death).
Pellagra is a vitamin deficiency disease most commonly caused by a chronic lack of niacin (vitamin B3) in the diet. It can be caused by decreased intake of niacin or tryptophan, and possibly by excessive intake of leucine. It may also result from alterations in protein metabolism in disorders such as carcinoid syndrome. A deficiency of the amino acid lysine can lead to a deficiency of niacin as well, meaning that another potential cause of pellagra is lysine deficiency.
Vitamin B5 Pantothenic Acid
Deficiency can result in acne and paresthesia, although it is uncommon.
Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine
Deficiency may lead to microcytic anemia (because pyridoxyl phosphate is the cofactor for heme synthesis), depression, dermatitis, high blood pressure (hypertension), water retention, and elevated levels of homocysteine.
Vitamin B7 Biotin
Deficiency does not typically cause symptoms in adults but may lead to impaired growth and neurological disorders in infants. Multiple carboxylase deficiency, an inborn error of metabolism, can lead to biotin deficiency even when dietary biotin intake is normal.
Initial symptoms of biotin deficiency include:
1. Dry skin
2. Seborrheic dermatitis
3. Fungal infections
4. Rashes including red, patchy ones near
the mouth (erythematous periorofacial macular rash)
5. Fine and brittle hair
6. Hair loss or total baldness (alopecia)
If left untreated, neurological symptoms can develop, including:
1. Mild depression, which may progress to profound lassitude, and eventually to somnolence
2. Changes in mental status
3. Generalized muscular pains (myalgias)
4. Hyperesthesias and paresthesias
Vitamin B9 Folic Acid
Deficiency results in a macrocytic anemia, and elevated levels of homocysteine. Deficiency in pregnant women can lead to birth defects. Supplementation is often recommended during pregnancy. Researchers have shown that folic acid might also slow the insidious effects of age on the brain.
Vitamin B12 Cyanocobalamin
Deficiency results in a macrocytic anemia, elevated homocysteine, peripheral neuropathy, memory loss and other cognitive deficits. It is most likely to occur among elderly people, as absorption through the gut declines with age; the autoimmune disease pernicious anemia is another common cause. It can also cause symptoms of mania and psychosis. In rare extreme cases, paralysis can result.
Vitamin B12 deficiency is a reduction in vitamin B12 from inadequate dietary intake or impaired absorption. The condition is commonly asymptomatic, but can also present as anemia characterized by enlarged blood corpuscles with characteristic changes in neutrophils, known as megaloblastic anemia.
In serious cases deficiency can potentially cause severe and irreversible damage to the nervous system, including subacute combined degeneration of spinal cord.
The anemia is thought to be due to problems in DNA synthesis, specifically in the synthesis of thymine, which is dependent on products of the MTR reaction. Other blood cell types such as white blood cells and platelets are often also low. Bone marrow examination may show megaloblastic hemopoiesis. The anemia responds completely to vitamin B12; the neurological symptoms (if any) respond partly or completely, depending on prior severity and duration.
Vitamin C Deficiency
It takes several months of low amounts of vitamin C to lead to the symptoms of scurvy. The classic symptoms are bleeding gums, scaly skin, loose teeth, fatigue, increased risk of infection, and poor wound healing. Children and infants with an ascorbic acid deficiency usually have poor bone growth and anemia.
As opposed to animals, the human body cannot synthesize vitamin C. Ascorbate deficiency results in two distinct morphological changes of the vascular wall: Impaired vascular stability due to decreased collagen synthesis and loss of the endothelial barrier function.
The sailors of earlier centuries died within a few months from hemorrhagic blood loss due to lack of endogenous ascorbate synthesis combined with a vitamin deficient diet aboard. When the Indians gave those sailors tea from tree barks and other vitamin rich nutrition, blood loss was stopped and the vascular wall healed naturally.
Today, everyone gets some vitamin C and open scurvy is rare. But almost everyone suffers from chronic vitamin deficiency. Over decades, micro lesions develop in the vascular wall, especially in areas of high mechanical stress such as the coronary arteries.
Vitamin D Deficiency
From the American Journal of Medicine:
"Adequate vitamin D status is necessary and beneficial for health, although deficiency plagues much of the world's population. In addition to reducing the risk for bone disease, vitamin D plays a role in reduction of falls, as well as decreases in pain, autoimmune diseases, cancer, heart disease, mortality, and cognitive function. On the basis of this emerging understanding, improving patients' vitamin D status has become an essential aspect of primary care. Although some have suggested increased sun exposure to increase serum vitamin D levels, this has the potential to induce photoaging and skin cancer, especially in patients at risk for these conditions. Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency can be both corrected and prevented safely through supplementation."
Vitamin E deficiency causes neurological problems due to poor nerve conduction. These include neuromuscular problems such as spinocerebellar ataxia and myopathies. Deficiency can also cause anemia, due to oxidative damage to red blood cells.
Vitamin E deficiency is rare in humans and is almost never caused by a poor diet. Instead, there are three specific situations when a vitamin E deficiency is likely to occur. It is seen in persons who cannot absorb dietary fat, has been found in premature, very low birth weight infants (birth weights less than 1500 grams, or 3.5 pounds), and is seen in individuals with rare disorders of fat metabolism.
Individuals who cannot absorb fat may require a vitamin E supplement because some dietary fat is needed for the absorption of vitamin E from the gastrointestinal tract. Anyone diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, individuals who have had part or all of their stomach removed, and individuals with malabsorptive problems such as Crohn's disease, liver disease or pancreatic insufficiency may not absorb fat and should discuss the need for supplemental vitamin E with their physician. People who cannot absorb fat often pass greasy stools or have chronic diarrhea and bloating.
Very low birth weight infants may be deficient in vitamin E. A neonatologist, a pediatrician specializing in the care of newborns, typically evaluates the nutritional needs of premature infants.
Abetalipoproteinemia is a rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism that results in poor absorption of dietary fat and vitamin E. The vitamin E deficiency associated with this disease causes problems such as poor transmission of nerve impulses, muscle weakness, and degeneration of the retina that can cause blindness. Individuals with abetalipoproteinemia may be prescribed special vitamin E supplements by a physician to treat this disorder. In addition, there is a rare genetic condition termed isolated vitamin E deficiency or ataxia with isolated with vitamin E deficiency, caused by mutations in the gene for the tocopherol transfer protein. These individuals have an extremely poor capacity to absorb vitamin E and develop neurological complications that are reversed by high doses of vitamin E.
Vitamin K is a group of lipophilic, hydrophobic vitamins that are needed for the posttranslational modification of certain proteins, mostly required for blood coagulation but also involved in metabolism pathways in bone and other tissue.
Symptoms of Vitamin K Deficiencies
Vitamin K is known to be needed to coagulate blood and to maintain proper bone density. It plays a key role in proper development of the fetus. Deficiencies of vitamin K have been linked to:
- Heavy menstrual bleeding*
- Gastrointestinal bleeding
- Hematuria (blood in the urine)
- Eye hemorrhages
- Gum bleeding
- Prolonged clotting times
- Ovarian Hemorrhaging
- Easy bruising
- Liver Cancer
- Calcification of soft tissue,
especially heart valves
Birth defects linked directly to vitamin K deficiencies include:
- Underdevelopment of the nose,
mouth and mid face
- Shortened fingers
- Cupped ears
- Flat nasal bridges
The following birth defects have been linked to
anticonvulsant drugs, which block vitamin K:
- Epicanthal folds
- Flat nasal bridge
- Short noses
- Variety of craniofacial abnormalities
- Neural tube defects
- Mental retardation
- Learning disabilities
- Long, thin overlapping fingers
- Upslanting palpebral fissures
- Cardiac abnormalities
- Distal digit hypoplasia
(shortened pinkie fingers)
- Growth deficiency
Iron deficiency (sideropenia or hypoferremia) is one of the most commonly known forms of nutritional deficiencies. In the human body, iron is present in all cells and has several vital functions—as a carrier of oxygen to the tissues from the lungs in the form of hemoglobin, as a transport medium for electrons within the cells in the form of cytochromes, and as an integral part of enzyme reactions in various tissues. Too little iron can interfere with these vital functions and lead to morbidity and death.
The direct consequence of iron deficiency is iron deficiency anemia. Groups that are most prone to developing this disease are children and pre-menopausal women.
Boron deficiency is a pathology which may occur in animals due to a lack of boron. A report given by E. Wayne Johnson et al. at the 2005 Alan D. Leman Swine Conference suggests that boron deficiency produces osteochondrosis in swine that is correctable by addition of 50 ppm of boron to the diet. The amount of boron required by animals and humans is not yet well established.
According to some natural therapy researchers, topsoil used over long periods of time for agriculture become boron-deficient to some extent, and humans eating produce from boron-rich soils have reduced incidence of arthritis and osteoporosis.
Information on boron deficiency in humans is minimal; however, it appears a deficiency in boron impacts mineral metabolism, cognitive function, steroid hormone and vitamin levels, and bone integrity. (20) Boron-deficient diets have resulted in embryological defects in some but not all animals (e.g., not in rodents), pointing to a possible role in reproduction and/or development. Limited growth is also commonly noted in boron-depleted animals, while boron-deficient chicks present increased insulin secretion.
Clinical Applications Anemia
Boron supplementation to subjects who had previously followed a dietary regimen deficient in boron resulted in increases in blood hemoglobin concentrations, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, and mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, and decreases in hematocrit, red cell count and platelet count.
Osteo- and Rheumatoid Arthritis
In a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of 20 subjects with osteoarthritis, half of the subjects receiving a daily supplement containing 6 mg boron noted subjective improvement in their condition.
Clinical commentary suggests children with juvenile arthritis (Still's disease) improve with boron supplementation (6-9 mg daily).
Individuals with rheumatoid arthritis might experience an aggravation of symptoms (Herxheimer response) for 1-3 weeks, but generally notice improvement within four weeks of beginning boron supplementation (6-9 mg daily).
Collectively, data indicate that boron might play a role in human brain function, alertness, and cognitive performance. In humans, low boron intake compared to high boron intake was associated with poor short- and long-term memory, eye-hand coordination, and manual dexterity. (26) Boron deficiency has also been associated with decreased brain electrical activity similar to brainwave patterns observed in nonspecific malnutrition.
Selenium deficiency is thought to contribute to autoimmune disease by making the body more susceptible to nutritional and biochemical stresses as well as infectious diseases. Three diseases caused directly by selenium deficiency include Keshan Disease, which causes an enlarged heart, Kashin-Beck Disease, which causes osteoarthropathy, and Myxedematous Endemic Cretinism, a form of hypothyroidism which results in mental retardation.
Signs and Symptoms of Selenium Deficiency
• Lack of mental dexterity
However, there are diseases that can be caused by this deficiency as well and they include Keshan disease and Kashin-Beck disease.
Keshan disease is viral disease and mostly affects children. It is caused by a deficient amount of selenium present in the body. The main symptom of this condition is myocardial necrosis, which leads to the weakening of the heart and a general weakness of the heart muscle. Keshan disease can also make a person much more susceptible to developing other illnesses.
Kashin-Beck disease occurs when the body is deficient of both selenium and iodine. The symptoms this can then present include the degeneration of cartilage.
So, what exactly causes a selenium deficiency in the first place? Eating food that is grown in soil lacking this nutrient is thought to be the primary cause. Also, people suffering from intestinal disorders that make the absorption of selenium next to impossible are at an elevated risk for developing this deficiency.
Treatment usually consists of taking selenium supplements until the body's levels have returned to normal. However, supplements may always be necessary if absorption is a problem.
Adults with insomnia have been shown to have lower melatonin levels. Frequent travelers and shift workers are also likely to benefit from melatonin for the resynchronization of their sleep schedules, though a melatonin "deficiency" as such does not exist for these people. Patients with heart disease have been reported to have low melatonin levels, but whether this abnormality increases the risk of heart disease or whether heart disease leads to the low melatonin level is not yet known. People with schizophrenia were found to have low melatonin output and experienced significantly improved sleep following melatonin replacement supplementation.
Adeficient production of melatonin can result in anxiety and mood disorders, lowered basal body temperature insomnia, elevated estrogen/progesterone ratio, and immune suppression associated with cancer.
The diets of all Americans are likely to be deficient. Even a mild deficiency causes sensitiveness to noise, nervousness, irritability, mental depression, confusion, twitching, trembling, apprehension, insomnia, muscle weakness and cramps in the toes, feet, legs, or fingers.
Magnesium (Mg) is a trace mineral that is known to be required for several hundred different functions in the body. A significant portion of the symptoms of many chronic disorders are identical to symptoms of magnesium deficiency. Studies show many people in the U.S. today do not consume the daily recommended amounts of Mg. A lack of this important nutrient may be a major factor in many common health problems in industrialized countries. Common conditions such as mitral valve prolapse, migraines, attention deficit disorder, fibromyalgia, asthma and allergies have all been linked to a Mg deficiency. Perhaps not coincidentally, these conditions also tend to occur in clusters together within the same individual. A magnesium deficiency as a root cause would provide a logical explanation of why some people suffer from a constellation of these types of problems.
Many of the following conditions commonly occur in conjunction with each other and all have been linked to a Mg deficiency.
- Allergies, Chemical Sensitivities
- Anxiety and Psychiatric Disorders
- Aorta Strength
- Attention Deficit Disorder
- Calcification of Soft Tissue Including Heart Valve
Magnesium - Part Two - Covers the links between magnesium deficiency and diverse conditions such as fibromyalgia, hearing loss, migraines, menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea), mitral valve prolapse, muscle cramps, nystagmus, osteoporosis, pectus excavatum, TMJ and more.
What is the percentage of Americans with inadequate intakes of Mg from food based on estimated average requirements? 56%
Calcium is the most abundant mineral found in the human body. The majority (99%) is stored in the bones and teeth; the rest is stored in muscle tissue and blood. In addition to bone building and remodeling, calcium is also responsible for muscle contraction, central nervous function and hormone secretion. Calcium deficiency is of major concern in the United States. An estimated 44-87% of Americans don't get enough
Symptoms of Calcium Deficiency
The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Calcium deficiency includes the 23 symptoms listed below:
• Muscle cramps
• Muscle aches
• Muscle pain
• Muscle twitching
• Muscle spasms
• Tooth decay
• Weak bones
• Reduced bone density
• Rickets in children
• Poor growth in children
• Maldeveloped bones in children
• Delayed puberty in teens
• Menstrual problems in teens
• Premenstrual cramps
• Increased blood pressure
• Pale skin
• Dry scaly skin
• Coarse hair
• Brittle nails
• Convulsions - in extreme cases
• Easily fatigued
▪ Petechia which appear as one-off spots, then later become rashes.
• Perioral tingling and paraesthesia, 'pins and needles' sensation over the extremities of hands and feet. This is the earliest symptom of hypocalcaemia.
• Tetany, carpopedal spasm are seen.
• Latent tetany
• Trousseau sign of latent tetany (eliciting carpal spasm by inflating the blood pressure cuff and maintaining the cuff pressure above systolic)
• Chvostek's sign (tapping of the inferior portion of the zygoma will produce facial spasms)
• Tendon reflexes are hyperactive
• Life threatening complications
• Cardiac arrhythmias
• ECG changes include:
• Prolonged QTc
• Prolonged ST interval
2008. A May 2008 examination of NHANES II (the largest US federal database of nutrition and health) published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine confirmed two earlier studies of earlier NHANES surveys that there is no health benefit (CVD or all-cause mortality) for those on low-sodium diets.
Vitamin B17 (Amygdalin, Laetrile)
A World Without Cancer - The Story of Vitamin B17
Book by G. Edward Griffin
Chapter 3 of the Eustace Mullins book mentioned a substance called Laetrile. Laetrile has a molecular structure that is similar to that of the B vitamins. Medical textbooks do not recognize it as a vitamin... because medical textbooks are commissioned by a family who I mentioned at length in the previous e-mail. But it IS a vitamin, and it's known to alternative (AKA effective) health practitioners as vitamin B17, and the best place to find B17 is in apricot kernels. B17 directly attacks tumors because tumors contain a type of sugar that separates the cyanide from other atoms. Yes, I said cyanide. B17 has cyanide in it, but it's harmless -- it's attached to other atoms, so it's not dangerous or toxic at all. I've talked to people who've dispelled their cancers by eating 40 apricot kernels per day until their cancer was gone. The reason B17 is a cancer CURE is because a certain type of sugar which exists only in tumors is the ONLY substance which separates the cyanide in B17 from the other atoms. So the cyanide directly attacks the tumors, and nothing else in the body! It's a totally specific, pinpointed chemical reaction, completely targeted at cancer... unlike chemotherapy!
Here's why Vitamin B17 works...
Cancer is caused when you don't have enough Vitamin B17 to make necessary repairs to damaged DNA. Carcinogens don't directly cause cancer, they damage DNA, thus making you require more Vitamin B17. Vitamin B17 is the vitamin which is directly responsible for fixing damaged DNA, and it is found in the seeds of many fruits. The best natural source of Vitamin B17 is Apricot Kernels (seeds). A person who has cancer should be put on nine Apricot Kernels per day; that’s three with breakfast, three with lunch, three with supper. Read a book called A WORLD WITHOUT CANCER by G. Edward Griffin which includes an in-depth explanation of the scientific proof that Vitamin B17 is effective against cancer.
Human bodies are a filetype, an expression of software that is written in the programming language known as DNA, for the operating system known as biology. The heat transfer from sources of radiation around your body damages DNA in your body. Damaged DNA is corrupted computer code. Where there's no programming code to describe what should be at a part of the program, an anomaly appears. In human bodies, that anomaly is a cancer tumor. In MP3 files, that anomaly is a loud hiccup noise. Vitamin B17 is the nutritional (raw material) element that your body needs for DNA repair, but you can give extra guidance to that repair with an electrical method known as a "Rife Machine" and an audio (cymatic) method known as the solfeggio audio frequency of 528khz. As the damaged code is restored, the necessary repairs are made to the file (your body) during reboot (sleep).
Jason Vale on Fox News about Apricot Seeds
Notice they keep using the phrase "snake oil salesman." William Avery Rockefeller began his career as a literal "snake oil salesman". The Rockefeller family currently sells chemotherapy and radiation therapy to hospitals while using their media monopoly (through The Trilateral Commission run by David Rockefeller) to suppress B17 info. This news story is an intentional and direct kick in the balls. B17 worked for the man in the news story, and he's sticking by his convictions.
Jason Vale on the TV program EXTRA
The cyanide is bonded with other atoms, making it harmless. Tumors contain a chemical called glucosidase which unbonds the cyanide from the other atoms. And so the cyanide ONLY affects the tumors.
Information about Amygdalin, Laetrile and Vitamin B17
Amygdalin (from Greek: ἀμυγδάλη amygdálē "almond"), C20H27NO11, is a glycoside initially isolated from the seeds of the tree Prunus dulcis, also known as bitter almonds, by Pierre-Jean Robiquet and A. F. Boutron-Charlard in 1830, and subsequently investigated by Liebig and Wöhler in 1830. Several other related species in the genus of Prunus, including apricot (Prunus armeniaca) and black cherry (Prunus serotina), also contain amygdalin.
Amygdalin is sometimes confused with laevomandelonitrile, also called laetrile for short; however, amygdalin and laetrile are different chemical compounds. Laetrile, which was patented in the United States, is a semi-synthetic molecule sharing part of the amygdalin structure, while the "laetrile" made in Mexico is usually amygdalin, the natural product obtained from crushed apricot pits, or neoamygdalin. Laetrile is also classified as a cyanogenic glycoside.
Though it is sometimes sold as "Vitamin B17", it is not a vitamin. Amygdalin/laetrile was claimed to be a vitamin by chemist Ernst T. Krebs in the hope that if classified as a nutritional supplement it would escape the federal legislation regarding the marketing of drugs.
Amygdalin & Laetrile history as a Cancer Treatment
Amygdalin was first isolated in 1830. In 1845 it was used as a cancer treatment in Russia, and in the 1920s in the United States, but it was considered too poisonous. In the 1950s, a purportedly non-toxic, synthetic form was patented for use as a meat preservative, and later marketed as laetrile for cancer treatment. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration prohibited the interstate shipment of amygdalin and laetrile in 1977. Thereafter, 27 U.S. states legalized the use of amygdalin within those states.
Vitamin C (high doses)
Vitamin C Better than Chemo for Cancer
Vitamin C - Alternative Therapy for Cancer
Intravenous Vitamin C for Cancer Cure on CBC News
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin. Unlike most mammals and other animals, humans do not have the ability to make their own vitamin C. Therefore, we must obtain vitamin C through our diet. Severe vitamin C deficiency has been known for many centuries as the potentially fatal disease, scurvy. By the late 1700s the British navy was aware that scurvy could be cured by eating oranges or lemons, even though vitamin C would not be isolated until the early 1930s.
A large number of studies have shown that increased consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables is associated with a reduced risk for most types of cancer. Such studies were the basis for dietary guidelines endorsed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Cancer Institute, which recommended at least five servings of fruits and vegetables per day. U.S. government organizations currently recommend eating a variety of fruits and vegetables daily; the recommended serving number depends on total caloric intake, which is governed by age, gender, body composition, and physical activity level. A number of case-control studies have investigated the role of vitamin C in cancer prevention. Most have shown that higher intakes of vitamin C are associated with decreased incidence of cancers of the mouth, throat and vocal chords, esophagus, stomach, colon-rectum, and lung. Because the possibility of bias is greater in case-control studies, prospective cohort studies are generally given more weight when evaluating the effect of nutrient intake on disease. In general, prospective studies in which the lowest intake group consumed more than 86 mg of vitamin C daily have not found differences in cancer risk, while studies finding significant cancer risk reductions found them in people consuming at least 80 to 110 mg of vitamin C daily.
A prospective study that followed 870 men over a period of 25 years found that those who consumed more than 83 mg of vitamin C daily had a striking, 64% reduction in lung cancer compared with those who consumed less than 63 mg per day. However, a pooled analysis of eight prospective studies concluded that dietary vitamin C was not related to lung cancer when the analysis was controlled for other dietary factors. Although most large prospective studies observed no association between breast cancer and vitamin C intake, two studies found dietary vitamin C intake to be inversely associated with breast cancer risk in certain subgroups. In the Nurses' Health Study, premenopausal women with a family history of breast cancer who consumed an average of 205 mg/day of vitamin C from foods had a 63% lower risk of breast cancer than those who consumed an average of 70 mg/day. In the Swedish Mammography Cohort, overweight women who consumed an average of 110 mg/day of vitamin C had a 39% lower risk of breast cancer compared to overweight women who consumed an average of 31 mg/day.
A number of observational studies have found increased dietary vitamin C intake to be associated with decreased risk of stomach cancer, and laboratory experiments indicate that vitamin C inhibits the formation of carcinogenic compounds in the stomach. Infection with the bacteria, Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), is known to increase the risk of stomach cancer and also appears to lower the vitamin C content of stomach secretions. Although two intervention studies did not find a decrease in the occurrence of stomach cancer with vitamin C supplementation, more recent research suggests that vitamin C supplementation may be a useful addition to standard H. pylori eradication therapy in reducing the risk of gastric cancer. Another intervention trial, a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in more than 14,000 older men participating in the Physicians’ Health Study (PHS) II, reported vitamin C supplementation (500 mg/day) for an average of eight years had no significant effect on total cancer or site-specific cancers, including colorectal, lung, and prostate cancer. However, the PHS II had several limitations; see the Linus Pauling Institute’s response to the PHS II.
Dr. Bill Sardi has found an effective cancer treatment called glycoprotein macrophage activating factor. The actual mixture is stuck in perpetual patent hell due to red tape from the drug companies, but health food stores carry all the ingredients for a serum that you can make at home which mimics the effects of it. In other words, mix the following ingredients for a dose of a cancer serum: 10,000 IU vitamin D3, 100 mg resveratrol and same of quercetin, 4000mg of IP6 rice bran, 12000 mg of flaxseed oil, and sprinkle on some crushed garlic clove. Take that cancer serum every other day.
The mixture is: 10,000 IU vitamin D3, 100 mg resveratrol and same of quercetin, 4000mg of IP6 rice bran, 12000 mg of flaxseed oil, and sprinkle on some crushed garlic clove.
Are there ALTERNATIVE "treatments" for Cancer ?
The medical and drug industries (in cooperation with the FDA) make too much money FROM cancer "treatments" (and donations to NGOs "not interested" in homeopathic remedies) to ADVERTISE any natural treatments they cannot directly regulate, nor patent and collect revenue from. There are a few ORGANIC compounds (which are NOT patented, nor patentable) that have been proven to reduce tumors (in laboratory animals and terminal cancer patients) by as much as 70% over just a few weeks.
pH Balance | Vitamin B17 | Vitamin C | Gerson Therapy | Dr. Hoxsey | Hemp Oil
Ozone Therapy | DCA | DMSO | Glycoprotein Macrophage Activating Factor
Essiac | Graviola | Pau d'Arco | South American Cancer Tonic
NON-GMO, Live, Raw Food Diet | Eliminate Carcinogens
Are there ALTERNATIVE "treatments" for Cancer ?
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