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So French Fries are just Potatoes, right?

June 13, 2016

They are in the vegetable family. McDonald’s lists 14 ingredients such as emulsifiers in its French fries  French Fries contain this Nail Polish Chemical .

I don’t want to belabor the point but to bring awareness how the environment influences our health.

Phthalates may be common in fast food. DEHD and DiNP are two of the common derivatives. There is a vast amount of scientific literature on the adverse health effects of phthalates. What happens is that small amounts may be tolerable but prolonged daily exposure builds up. The fact that they were able to measure phthalates in people who had eaten fast food is very scary. There are many people scrambling up the career ladder that this affects daily.

I have three questions:

One, whatever happened to slicing a potato and frying it in a pan of coconut or grape seed oil?

Two, do we get older faster than biologically programmed?

Finally, can the environment of the modern world and accumulation of toxic load over time play a part?

Society accepts that after age 50 that things start to slowly decline. It does not need to be this way. The “human machine” needs to be balanced to run properly. In conventional medicine standard of care is an annual physical following which, many times, the doctor will say “Everything looks good, continue your medications, and try to lose about 20 pounds before I see you next year.” And if you fall apart in the meantime they will try to put you back together.

In a holistic setting not only will the above be done, but additional testing will look at the level of function of your “human machine.” The data collected develops a roadmap that can be used to guide you in a program. We try to find your “sweet spot” and what can be done to maintain your function at that level.

Then, related to this topic, it is important to develop some sort of detoxification program. I have no cookbook since this is developed on a personal basis with each patients. Most toxins are stored in fat. This is the importance of maintaining a good body composition of lean muscle mass.

Now, to show my age (Medicare) I share the following:

 

Most of our generation 50+ was

HOME SCHOOLED in many ways.

  1. My mother taught me

TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL  DONE . “If you’re going to kill each other, do it outside.

I just finished cleaning.”

  1. My mother taught me RELIGION. “You better pray that will come out of the carpet.”
  2. My father taught me about TIME TRAVEL. “If you don’t straighten up, I’m going to knock You into the middle of next week!”
  3. My father taught me LOGIC. ” Because I said so, that’s why.”
  4. My mother taught me MORE LOGIC .. “If you fall out of that swing and break your neck, You’re not going to the store with me.”
  5. My mother taught me FORESIGHT. “Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case You’re in an accident.”
  6. My father taught me IRONY. “Keep crying,

And I’ll give you something to cry about.”

  1. My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS. “Shut your mouth and eat your supper.”
  2. My mother taught me about CONTORTIONISM. “Just you look at that dirt on the back of your neck?”

10..My mother taught me about STAMINA.. “You’ll sit there until all that spinach is gone.”

11..My mother taught me about WEATHER.. “This room of yours looks as if a tornado went through it.”

12..My mother taught me about HYPOCRISY. “If I told you once, I’ve told you a million times.

Don’t exaggerate!”

13..My father taught me the CIRCLE OF LIFE. “I brought you into this world, and I can take you out…”

  1. My mother taught me about BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION. “Stop acting like your father!”

15..My mother taught me about ENVY. “There are millions of less fortunate children in This world who don’t have wonderful parents like you do.”

16..My mother taught me about ANTICIPATION. “Just wait until we get home.”

17..My mother taught me about RECEIVING. “You are going to get it from your father

When you get home!”

18..My mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE. “If you don’t stop crossing your eyes,

They are going to get stuck that way.”

19..My mother taught me ESP. “Put your sweater on; don’t you think I know

When you are cold?”

  1. My father taught me HUMOR. “When that lawn mower cuts off your toes,

Don’t come running to me.”

21..My mother taught me

HOW TO BECOME AN ADULT . “If you don’t eat your vegetables, you’ll never grow up.”

22..My mother taught me GENETICS. “You’re just like your father..”

23..My mother taught me about my ROOTS. “Shut that door behind you.

Do you think you were born in a barn?”

24..My mother taught me WISDOM. “When you get to be my age, you’ll understand.

25..My father taught me about JUSTICE .

“One day you’ll have kids,

And I hope they turn out just like you !”

 

 

 

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