Toxins and the Standard American Diet (SAD)—Are humans becoming Pottinger’s Cats?

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Are the toxins in our diet slowly poisoning us?  Is our food healthier today than it was for our grandparents?  Will we out live our children? (Resource below)

Have you ever heard of Pottinger’s Cats? Dr. Francis Pottinger wanted to know what happens in the body when cooked or processed foods are eaten continuously—foods devoid of live enzymes and considered “denatured”; as opposed to fresh uncooked plant (and animal) sourced food. The cat study lasted for ten years, studying three generations of cats—a total of 900 cats in all.

Dr. Pottinger took two sets of cats and fed them only raw milk and raw meat.  He took three more sets of cats and fed them cooked meat and pasteurized milk (no live enzymes). The cats eating the raw food were disease free and healthy across all three generations.

The
cats eating cooked, processed foods were not healthy. Each succeeding
generation was worse than the previous one. The cats developed a variety of modern
ailments similar to those of humans. 
This included heart disease, cancer, kidney and thyroid disease, tooth
loss, arthritis, reduced bone mass, labor difficulties, decreased libido,
infertility, and irritability so severe—they became dangerous to handle. At the
end of the first generation—the cats began to develop the same degenerative
diseases of humans and simply became lazy.  At the end of the second generation—the cats
developed degenerative diseases by mid life. By the third generation—the cats
eating the processed foods developed degenerative diseases very early in life
and some were born blind and weak (due to lack of Vitamin A)—with a much
shorter lifespan. Many of the third generation cats could not reproduce. Those
cats that made it to the fourth generation showed the diseases much earlier
than the three previous ones. Meanwhile, the cats fed live enzyme rich diets
maintained complete health generation after generation.  Dr. Pottinger conducted the same tests on
mice. The mice reinforced the cat study results.

This
study was conducted from 1932-1942.

And
still – seventy-seven years later heart disease and cancer remain the number 1
and 2 causes of death. Despite the modern drugs, the decades of money and
research to find a “cure”, the lives lost—are we any better than Pottinger’s
Cats?  

A
recent article published in the Guardian (link below) shows parents asking
questions about why there is so little information regarding the cause of
childhood cancers. The incidence of childhood cancer has risen dramatically and
there is a lack of statistical information to help prevent this devastating
tragedy. The parents mentioned in this study strongly believe the cause is due
to toxins—specifically carcinogenic environmental toxins that are underreported.
They are working with the group, thereasonswhy.us (link below) to gather
information.  But why isn’t the medical
community, or the CDC doing this research?

And according
to our very own National Cancer Institute (link to specific page below):

“Although cancer in children is rare, it is
the leading cause of death by disease past infancy among children in the United
States. In 2018, it is estimated that 15,590 children and adolescents ages 0 to
19 will be diagnosed with cancer and 1,780 will die of the disease in the
United States (1). Among children ages 0 to 14 years, it is estimated that,
in 2018, 10,590 will be diagnosed with cancer and 1,180 will die of the disease
(1). Among adolescents ages 15 to 19 years, about 5000 will
be diagnosed with cancer and about 600 will die of the disease.”

Read that again. “Although cancer in children is RARE, it
is the LEADING CAUSE of death by disease past infancy among children in the
United States.”   How is that rare? Other
than chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery—what new treatments are available for
these children? 

No doctor will tell you that sugar is poison. Despite the
fact that the medical profession uses a PET Scan to find cancer in the body and
that test uses sugar molecules attached to radioactive tracers– because cancer
cells LOVE sugar, you will never hear an oncologist tell you to avoid
sugar.  Sugar feeds cancer. Where you
find cancer—you find those sugar tracers. Worse yet is high fructose corn
syrup. Here’s a challenge for you. Look at the ingredients in the products you
use regularly.  See how many contain high
fructose corn syrup. Your body was never designed to digest processed high
fructose corn syrup. But your trusted medical professional told you that right?
Cut out sugar? Or did they give you soda and crackers after your chemo?

Could it be that the rise in cancer rates, the rise in
autoimmune and other neurological disorders like Autism and Alzheimer’s—is the
same pattern expressed by the Pottinger cat study? Our processed and toxic
diets contain far more additives than ever before. Foods lack enzymes because
our soils lack nutrients and are sprayed with gut disrupting toxins.  Our body needs enzymes to break down food and
allow it to be used to build and repair cells. Vaccines contain harmful
adjuvants that allow substances like mercury and aluminum to slip through the
blood brain barrier like never before.  Polysorbate 80 is one of those adjuvants.

Our food supply is contaminated with the chemical herbicide
Roundup.  The active ingredient is
glyphosate and most all Americans (93%) have glyphosate in their body with
children having the highest level. Glyphosate has been found in drinking water,
breast milk, umbilical cord blood, and food like cereal and other grains. It is
heavily sprayed on food crops—but also on playgrounds, parks, and
backyards.  Glyphosate is a metal
chelator. It grabs on to metals like iron, copper, and manganese in the soil
and pulls them out of the plant.  Without
these metals, the immune system of the plant is weakened.  When humans eat these plants, they too become
weakened.  These are necessary
micronutrients. Without them, the beneficial bacteria in your gut can’t
function properly and you become susceptible to disease. The World Health
Organization declared Glyphosate a “probable human carcinogen” in 2015.  Apparently our CDC missed the memo.

Another less known but also toxic chemical is paraquat. (Resource
below)
The United States government paid to have Paraquat sprayed on marijuana plants
in Mexico in the 1970’s. Paraquat is prohibited in Europe but sold to the
US.  It is a fatal toxin when ingested.
One sip can be lethal. It’s been linked to Parkinson’s Disease—with some
research showing a neurological connection to the gut microbiome. This research
is not new. And yet—the United States government allows its use on crops like
coffee and soybeans. In 2015, 220 million pounds of glyphosate was used in the
US, according to the EPA. The same year, 7 million pounds of Paraquat was used
on 15 million acres, according to Syngenta (company that produces it).   It is also used on Roundup resistant weeds.  

Although the Pottinger Cat study was carried out in the
1930’s—it is ironically prophetic of the health conditions that plague our
modern world.  We are filled with toxins,
and deficient in critical nutrients. No one was ever born deficient in a drug.  

The medical profession refuses to learn the role nutrition
plays in every single disease—preferring instead to give you pill after pill. Their
ignorance and refusal to acknowledge the role the human micro biome (gut) plays
in healing, is what perpetuates the problem. For so many years we have looked
to the “doctor” as all knowing. Most of them know only what drug to give to
match a symptom and never address the root cause of the problem. The root cause
almost always involves toxins that our digestive system was never designed to
handle –but that our protective agencies deem safe.  

What can you do? 
Wake up.  Read labels.   Do your own research.  Eat as close to nature as possible—grow your
own food with your kids. Take an interest in what they put in their body.  You don’t need grass, but you sure could use a
vegetable garden.  Or a patio garden.  Or a community garden.   Buy organic.  Look for the Glyphosate Residue Free seal of
approval whenever possible.  Avoid processed
foods, white flour, white sugar, artificial sugar, white salt, and high
fructose corn syrup. Feed your gut fermented foods and drinks.

Max Planck said, “Science advances one funeral at a time.”
Do your research. Skip the funeral.

Resources

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/adc0/34665300a4919735a60ee534d43971bdfd21.pdf

https://medium.com/@davidludwigmd/declining-life-expectancy-according-to-new-cdc-data-d137ae07d1bb

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/12/why-are-so-many-americans-dying-young/510455/

www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/30/toxic-america-families-seek-answers-childhood-cancers?fbclid=IwAR0sl0xfqOkiimUsOXO4aDYHZopeYeaPf6eA6iS3eJ3f7lT8QLjnUo7HRv4

https://www.cancer.gov/types/childhood-cancers/child-adolescent-cancers-fact-sheet#q1

https://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/paraquat/basics/facts.asp

thereasonswhy.us/

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