From eNewsletter 4/5/2021
DID YOU KNOW that exercise brings amazing benefits and fatiguing disadvantages depending upon type, intensity, and duration? Like anything else, exercise should be individualized based upon your genetics and lifestyle. We need to reiterate that detrimental effects may occur from excessive exercise, as evidenced by a recent study in Cell Metabolism which described that eclipsing the "sweet spot" of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) caused insulin resistance and mitochondrial dysfunction in healthy subjects. The exercise "sweet spot" means vastly different things to different individuals, so working with knowledgable health professionals is paramount for getting it right. Unless your are a competitive athlete, the sweet spot for exercise usually is between 20-60 minutes.
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UPDATE: Our COVID-19 Vaccine Opinion This document was updated April 5th.
Virus Prevention And Treatment Vaccines will minimize COVID-19 related mortality and hospitalizations, but SARS-CoV-2 is not going away, as evidenced by its ever-mutating variants. Moreover, SARS-CoV-2 is not the only virus we fight. There are influenza (flu), norovirus (stomach flu), adenovirus (common cold), and four other coronaviruses (common cold), among others. We highly recommend continuing your immune support. For more information, refer to our Prevent and Fight Viruses 2.0 Protocol.
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TIPS TO MINIMIZE EMF EXPOSURE
Steve and Bonnie: The speed at which technology advances is truly astonishing. Just imagine getting through this pandemic without zoom. What 5G will bring were just dreams only decades ago. Yet, technology comes with risk. This is true of electromagnetic frequencies (EMFs), in which two things are certain: They harm humans and they are ubiquitous.
EMF is the "pollution" we are exposed to through sources that include: Cordless phones, mobile phone base stations, mobile phones themselves, fitbits and other wearables, smartphones, smartwatches, data cards for laptop and notebook computers, wireless LAN (Wi-Fi), Bluetooth, and wireless and powerline communication-based smart meters, as well as cell towers.
There’s no avoiding EMFs and we're not telling you to. Yet, we cannot wait on telcoms and governments from the local to federal level to protect us. It's been 24 years since the guidelines were last updated by the Federal Communications Commission!
There are, however, simple tools you can implement to minimize the risk to you and your family. While not a complete list, these can be done without crimping your lifestyle too much.
Limiting Exposure is a First Step
Hard wire computers (no wifi) whenever possible.
Set timers for device usage/turn off wifi. For example, shut off wifi at night yourself or have your provider schedule an auto shutdown during sleep hours.
Don't sleep in the same room with any EMF devices.
Antioxidants and Vitamin D
Eat plenty of fruit and vegetables and supplement with antioxidants and vitamin D. EMFs create reactive oxygen species (ROS), otherwise known as free radicals, which lead to inflammation. Antioxidants quench ROS and vitamin D can limit its detrimental effects.
Tocopherols, carotenoids, vitamin C, NAC or glutathione, quercetin, curcumin, resveratrol, and other flavonoids are options based upon individuals needs.
A genetic screening to gauge your susceptibility to ROS inflammation, especially for those with GTSP1 and SOD2 mutations.
On a daily basis or whenever possible, place your feet on the earth's surface for a few minutes. This transfers electrons from the ground to your body. If not feasible, try using grounding mats.
The Environmental Health Trust (ehtrust.org) and Wireless Education (wirelesseducation.org) are also excellent science-based non-profit organizations that provide simple guidelines for reducing EMF exposure.
LYME DISEASE UPDATE
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