Absorbing an adequate amount of vitamin B-12 (B-12), in a form which can be utilized by the body, is essential for optimal health. B-12 normally combines and forms a strong complex with a glycoprotein called Intrinsic Factor (IF) when it travels through the stomach. If there is inadequate B-12 intake, or inadequate IF produced by specialized cells of the stomach, a deficiency of the B-12 will result. B-12 not bound to Intrinsic Factor is highly susceptible to degradation by digestive enzymes as it travels through the intestine.
As I travel, teaching people about the Hippocrates diet and lifestyle, I am often asked, “What is the highest quality food we can eat?" I tell people there are certain foods that are organic, have more nutrition than any others, are easy to get because they practically grow right under your feet, they taste great, and they are FREE! No matter where you live, it is available. All it takes is a little wisdom, some experience and study, and you will be able to enjoy all the health benefits of these great foods.
Most people do not know what genetically engineered food is, even though in the United States, 70% of the products in supermarkets are already genetically engineered. I’ve been researching these foods for many years because my husband David had severe allergic reactions to them.
Nothing is more hopeful than talking to a child about the future of our planet. When we speak to kids, they engage our imaginations and reignite our own dreams, bypassing the limitations and hurdles adults can often perceive.
A healthy after-school program gains fans among children in Massachusetts
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