According to some
schools of thought, cancer is a disease of slow metabolism. When the
body does not produce enough hydrochloric acid, enzymes, bile, etc.
to digest food, food is broken down through fermentation instead of
normal digestive processes. Fermentation throws off gases that are the
cause of abdominal rumblings and distention as well as toxicity. Though
the majority of the gases do remain in the digestive system, they cause
such diverse problems as heartburn, headaches, and muscle spasms, conditions
that seem so different that the link to digestion is often not suspected.
The second issue
of incomplete digestion is metabolic residuals. If at the end of the
digestive process, there are still residuals that have not broken down
either through digestion or fermentation, there is a risk of congestion
of some type. This may affect the liver or clog the arteries or become
a deposit in a joint or under the skinor, according to some, the
residuals may collect and form a swelling or tumor.
Though I understand
this concept, I do not fully accept it. However, a doctor told me that
she believed that her breast was a storage depots for debris and that
the capacity to manage these surfeits would be lessened if she had a
This said, the notion
that cancer is a condition of excess anabolism or deficient catabolism
seems basically correct to me, but there are so many variables that
I am not sure we can apply this theory to cancer and every individual.
Nevertheless, the points are significant enough that attention needs
to be addressed to the issue of metabolism.
The first step is managing digestion is recognizing one's own digestive
capacity. Though it is not strictly correct, the easiest way to grasp
this concept is to assume that given one's own gastric secretions, one
has x amount of digestive energy, enough to metabolize a small meal,
a medium-sized meal, or a large meal. Whatever is not digested is not
only not utilized by the body, but it places an added burden on the
body. I will not go as far as others by saying that the residuals are
toxic, but I will put forward the notion that surplus creates a management
problem for the body.
eat only when hungry and eat only reasonable amounts of food for the
digestive energy available.
second step is to eat food that is easy to digest. One could also concentrate
on eating what the body most needs since using one's limited digestive
resources to knock off an ice cream sundae will not yield up the nutrients
needed to maintain the body in the condition desired.
do not eat anything that has been cooked in a microwave oven. Do not
reheat food that has been cooked and stored. Give this food to the dog
and consume food that is fresh and vital. Use proteins that are easy
to digest such as tempeh instead of difficult to digest animal products.
Fermentation makes food easier to digest so less effort is needed by
three is to support the digestion by preparing foods so that they are
easier to metabolize. For instance, cooking foods in spices helps them
to be not only more savory but more stimulating so that the body will
secrete more gastric juices.
learn to cook the way they do in India or Thailand or North Africa or
add more fermented foods to the diet so that the sour taste supplements
Step number four is to compensate for the deficiency of gastric secretions.
take supplemental digestive enzymes, especially when tired. It is also
possible to take hydrochloric acid tablets. Herbal digestive bitters
are also helpful. They can be taken both before meals and every 20-30
minutes after eating until the food has been completely digested.
Westerners have been indoctrinated by an almost completely fallacious
concept of what is good for them. The Standard American Diet is SAD
indeed. Add to wrong food choices and idiotic concepts of food groups
and nutritional needs, we now have very little fresh food, even less
that is organically grown, and less yet that we can be sure has not
been contaminated by genetically modified foods.
is a fascinating process that begins with titillation of the senses:
aroma first, taste second, and salivation and gastric stimulation next.
Understood from an esoteric perspective, it works from the first chakra,
smell, to the second, taste, and then the third where all the foment
takes place. We support life from the most rudimentary reliance on basic
survival mechanisms to the most critical catabolic efforts to extract
from our food what the body needs.
the body is weak, it does not have the reserve strength for contending
with exotic additives and bizarre mutations caused by irradiation and
scientific modifications of Nature.
Wise food choices
relieve many of the problems caused by weak metabolism. The rest can
be addressed via supplements!
Do not to use irradiated spices!
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