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Histamines and Digestive Health

Source: Sheila Shea’s June 2017 newsletter.

Histamine: Such a Hot Topic!

Histamine is a neurotransmitter produced by pathogenic bacteria in the gut. Normally, histamine is broken down naturally by an enzyme diamine oxidase. However, many people are bankrupt of that enzyme, do not break down histamine and hence get the symptoms. Two biggies are pruritis or skin itching and urticaria or hives. Everyone knows the skin itchy one. Add to the list migraines, low blood pressure, mood change, menstrual issues, vertigo, and dizziness. You have to change your microbiome to decrease the histamine releasing pathogens and increase and balance the positive bacteria and fungi.

Investigative video shows diseased and deformed fish in salmon farms

Investigative video shows diseased and deformed fish in salmon farms

Source: CBC News Hereditary chief George Quocksister Jr., 68, from the Laich-Kwil-Tach Nation has been gathering footage of unhealthy salmon all month. Quocksister has been going from salmon farm to salmon farm along the east coast of Vancouver Island from Cambell River to Alert Bay. "I'm ...

Meat-Eating: Evolution of Our Brain and Gut

Meat-Eating: Evolution of Our Brain and Gut

Throughout the human lineage, both the gut and the brain have been composed of metabolically expensive tissue—that is, they require a disproportionate amount of energy to function properly. According to one theory, as the human brain evolved to be bigger the gut had to shrink, to leave more energ ...

Raw Milk Could be Legal in Canada with your Support

Raw Milk Could be Legal in Canada with your Support

Currently, raw milk is completely illegal in Canada even if obtained through cowshares or herdshares. If this petition reaches 500 valid signatures of Canadians by its deadline on August 11, 2016, the petition will be presented in the House of Commons. Once presented, the government is required ...

Rock Dust for Remineralization: Protection From Radiation and Toxins

Rock Dust for Remineralization: Protection From Radiation and Toxins

We consume a lot of dairy and since the Fukushima nuclear disaster 5 years ago we have had to find ways to make sure this radiation isn't concentrating in our bodies. The following article is very helpful. Certain small dairies even here in Canada are remineralizing their cows which as mentioned ...

Honey Hunters of the World

Honey Hunters of the World

Honey hunting is a tradition that is older than humanity and has been developed by people (and animals) all around the world. We all like honey. It is interesting to see the different clever and daring rituals people have developed in the quest to harvest honey. As we all know, honey is worth it ...

Dan Barber – Natural Fois Gras

Dan Barber – Natural Fois Gras

Chef Dan Barber tells the story of a small farm in Spain that has found a humane way to produce foie gras. Raising his geese in a natural environment, farmer Eduardo Sousa embodies the kind of food production Barber believes in. ...

Green Smoothies Are a Danger to your Health

Green Smoothies Are a Danger to your Health

I just want to recommend the Townsend Letter to anyone who is interested in cutting edge health information. This article published in Jan 2015 is very timely. I have a lot of friends who have succumbed to this health fad, so it is really good to have a clear picture laid out for us as to exactly ho ...

The Aspartame Story

The Aspartame Story

With Easter coming up, you are all probably thinking up topics for Easter dinner. How 'bout this one? Aspartame -- The true history of an artificial sweetener. Despite it being written in comic form, this story is unfortunately completely true. See the whole comic here http://www.pixton.c ...

The Birth of a Biome

The Birth of a Biome

Amazing artwork by Kd Neeley titled My Soul. Click image for prints. This article is from the newsletter of one of my favorite sites for magnesium oil, probiotics and powerful detoxing clay baths: www.magneticclay.com The Birth of a Biome Our microbiome, the population of symbiotic microor ...