Audio Intentions

It is with much excitement that I announce that the audio version of Nutritional Truths is now available on iTunes, Audible, and Amazon. So however one likes to enjoy taking in a book they may do so now with mine. In fact you can listen to a two plus minute introduction HERE.

The amount of time it took to record a forty thousand word book was less than 12 hours with the editing taking more time than that. I realized that a recording session could last up to two hours but after that my voice was toast so we did it over 6 days and it was a fun experience.

I also soon learned that if you want to truly find each and every little typo and hidden glitch in a book you have written just record an audio version of it. Even after being professionally edited they existed, but that has now been rectified. With a finished listening time of four hours twenty-four minutes Nutritional Truths now lives forever in the land of Audio.

As I begin work on my second book I am grateful to those who supported my efforts on the first. Especially those nine kind people who shared their stories of how they found solutions outside the norm to move beyond cancer.

The entire reason I wrote the book was to support folks in avoiding illness and knowing that cut, burn, poison are not the only things to turn to if diagnosed with one of many “diseases”. Our bodies are designed to heal we simply have to get out-of-the-way sometimes and treat it in such a way that it can do its job.

May your weekend bring you much joy and the gift of a good book of say like Nutritional Truths is priceless. Feel free to share and Be Well!

Now on Audio

Now on Audio

Got Hemp?

The first drafts of America’s Declaration of Independence and Constitution were written upon it, Henry Ford built a car from it that was fueled by it, and Washington and Jefferson both grew it. Cultivated for over 10,000 years it was the very first American crop to exceed $1 billion dollars. It made over 25,000 different products including paper, plastics, textiles, paints, oils, food, rope, etc. I am speaking today of hemp, as it is one of our planet’s most amazing plants & this is national hemp week!
HEMP Industrialized hemp is not cannabis (marijuana), and no amount of smoking industrialized hemp can get you high. Prior to 1900, almost all medicines were cannabis-based as it contains proven healing properties. Legalization of many forms of cannabis has spread across the US. Today’s pharmaceuticals are reported to kill an average of one person every 19 minutes. There has never been a single case of death due to cannabis or hemp, except for the times hemp rope was used in hangings.

Government and corporate criminals stole hemp from the American people back in 1937 when they lumped it together with cannabis. Twenty years earlier the government had announced a program to focus on hemp cultivation rather than deforestation. However, folks with tree pulp processing patents, petroleum interests as well as massive tree-filled landowner/paper producers stood to lose a fortune from further embracing hemp. Corporations like Hearst and DuPont profited massively as a result of the Government making all-natural solutions illegal (see product list above) and allowing the patents of countless petrochemical based solutions (rayon, nylon, pharmaceuticals, etc.).

A single acre of hemp produces the same amount of fiber as four acres of trees. A hemp crop can be grown three times in a single year while trees take 10 to 15 years to mature. Hemp requires no pesticides, half the water it takes to grow cotton, and will grow in all fifty states. We have been importing it from Canada, and we look forward to buying it locally sooner rather than later. Hemp is now being grown in America once again as the people regain the right to make the most of a natural and effective resource. The time has come for such a blatant misuse of government power and corporate corruption to cease so that all people will benefit.

All parts of the hemp plant are used: the seed in shell is normally toasted; the center of the seeds or the hearts can be bought whole or in a powder form as protein and as an oil; the fibers of the plant can be made into paper, plastics, textiles, paints, oils, etc. The seeds contain all the essential amino and fatty acids that support optimal health. The seeds contain vitamins and minerals, Omega 3 & 6 Acids, in a perfect ratio of 1:3 to benefit our bodies and minds. Hemp also contains both Super Omegas Stearidonic Acid and Gamma Linolenic Acid, which allows the body easy conversion of all of its Omega 3 & 6 goodness.

If you investigate the facts further, you too will wonder how such a blatant series of lies have been told for so long to the American people. Based on results, hemp will make its way back as will cannabis, to be considered a norm in American society. I look forward to passing organic hemp fields growing as far as the eye can see. Knowing that it will create fuel, food, housing, and clothing. I go into further detail in my book. You can purchase hemp foods at healthful grocery stores or on Amazon. Please share with those for whom you care. Till next week, Be Well!

1914 $10 bill printed on hemp with image of hemp being harvested

1914 $10 bill printed on hemp with image of hemp being harvested

Is your Salt actually worth its Salt?

From way back when salt has been an important part of many cultures and human health. The Egyptians used it to cure meat and fish and the Chinese counted on it as a means of state revenue. Why it was even a means of payment of wages for soldiers long ago and began the term “worth his salt”. Today it is generously added to all processed foods including lunch meats, soups, bread, and dressings.

For many of us salt comes in one particular container and can easily be found in almost every restaurant and kitchen across America. Too bad the salt I am describing has been stripped of all of its minerals we require and has gone through a 1200 degree heating process. Often bleached and processed with aluminum and ferrocyanide, it no longer resembles real salt but has become a Frankensalt.

Many are concerned they will miss out on iodine if not in their salt but the iodine in the salt is actually synthetic and along with the anti-caking agents can easily prevent our bodies from even absorbing it. Iodine is naturally found in baked potatoes, boiled eggs, strawberries, sea veggies, yogurt, shellfish, fish and there are also supplements.

Kosher salt is the exact same but blessed and in larger flakes. Today’s sea salt has often times been through the same process as table salt but not ground down into as fine of pieces and along with the toxins in today’s seas as well as unknown contamination, keeps me from ever suggesting it. Ancient seas located far underground from Pakistan and Utah offer the cleanest best tasting and mineralized salt available today. Himalayan sea salt is pink and full of minerals as is the whiter Real Salt that comes from Utah.

Consumption of salt is something to keep a check on but even much more important is to know that processed and restaurant foods, and fast food places use as much as they can and it is of the lowest quality. When cooking at home consider using a real salt, as nature intended, that works to mineralize and nourish your body. Our bodies are mostly salt water, you deserve to have it filled with the very best possible. Learn more in my book Nutritional Truths available on Amazon and very soon on Kindle.

Truths you should know about salt!

Truths you should know about salt!

Birthing of Nutritional Truths.

What began as a personal experiment turned into a quest for truths and then came the need to share much of what I have learned with as many folks as I can. Deciding to write Nutritional Truths and then actually delivering on that decision exposes one to their ways-of-being in life. There is much room for organization and I could not live with myself without publishing what I had learned. This book for me, as it seems for many, is not a finish line, but rather my starting line.

If I waited till I had reached some level of perfection in my own life, it may have never happened. Realized last summer out in the deserts of Arizona that my life’s purpose going forward is to educate about illness and wellness. Still don’t have anywhere near all the answers, likely never will, but the ones I now know are in the book.

I have witnessed too many family members, friends and colleagues dying needlessly and often at far too young an age. Many of them from heart disease and cancer. I learned that while they were likely oblivious to their own contributions to their illness, they were also in the dark about various effective solutions for what ailed them. While not pointing any fingers, as I would have four pointed right back at me, it is important for us to know how we can shift the crosshairs of disease off of us through informed choices and actions.

This begins my weekly blog and you’re invited to join me each week, as I share information that may serve you well! Kindly share my book,join me on Face Book-link to the right, and that will allow you to see each new addition to my blog. Consider sharing with those you know and care about and I welcome your feedback, questions and ideas! Take a look around this site to learn more. Be kind to yourself for me, and be well!

EDP