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Using Nutritional Supplements to address
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Supplements in Healing
Most people grow up using
drugs as the therapy to turn to when they are
sick? But why is nutrition a much
First the definition of
Nu-tri-tion n. (taken
1. The process of
nourishing or being nourished, especially the
process by which a living organism assimilates food
and uses it for growth and for replacement of tissues.
The science or study that deals with food and
nourishment, especially in humans.
A source of nourishment; food.
if you think about what you learned in school, you
know that the body is designed to discard old damaged
cells and make new cells.
does the body need to do that? It needs the correct
nutrition. It needs not only protein,
carbohydrates and fats, but it needs all the enzymes,
vitamins, minerals and co-factors normally found in food. It needs it to build healthy cells. It needs
natural vitamins to give the
body what it needs to produce energy and to function (digestion, movement,
Proteins are the building
blocks. You need other nutrients to make the
body work but you also need nutrients so the
body can replicate its old cells and build health new
This is especially important when
the body needs to replace injured or damaged
cells. If it isn't getting the right tools
- the right nutrients, it can't do that and will
reproduce cells that won't do the
"The assumption that human
technology could improve on the wisdom of nature has
become a primary cause of disease in the modern
world. We dissect food, take out the most
glaringly obvious parts, attempt to recreate them in
a laboratory, and label them as 'active
ingredients'. In fact it is the symphony of
nutrients working synergistically that provides the
quantum healing power of whole foods."
2002 issue of the American Journal of Natural
Medicine feature article by Patrick Quillan, PhD
The body given the correct nutrients
will make things right in the body. The
body may need a lot of a specific vitamins for a
while, which is
why we have whole food supplements.
Supplements & not Drug Therapy?
"One of the biggest tragedies
of human civilization is the precedence of chemical
therapy over nutrition. It's the substitution
of artificial therapy over natural, of poisons over
food, in which we are feeding people poison in
trying to correct the reactions of
starvation." Dr. Royal Lee -
January 12, 1951
Drugs are used to cover up symptoms
and alleviate suffering. But drugs work by
forcing the body to do something that it normally
wouldn't do, covering up deficiencies, and will have side
to the cause of the problem and giving the body what
it needs to fix the problem is what nutritional
healing is all about.
hopes to help you find what you need to fix health
challenges and build a healthy
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