Flu vaccines, according to the best scientific evidence available today, will only work against 10% of the circulating viruses that cause the symptoms of seasonal epidemic influenza. Additionally, flu vaccines have been found to elicit inflammatory reactions that may harm the human heart, the developing fetus, and the fragile immune systems of our infants. So, do the theoretical benefits really outweigh the known harms?
One of the serious complications of diabetes entails the deposit of harmful fat stored around the heart, liver and stomach. But by simply altering your lifestyle, you can reduce these deposits and protect your heart.
Harvard researchers have found that a flavonoid compound in apples called rutin (it’s also found in onions, buckwheat, citrus fruits, and tea) has powerful properties that prevents blood clots in heart vessels. Rutin could prevent both the arterial clots that cause heart attacks and strokes and the venous clots that cause deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. So it works far better than existing anticlotting drugs, which only prevent clots in one or the other, and is much safer. This is getting the drug industry very interested.
All who enter here must abandon the myths involved with fats and cholesterol. They remain as dogma only because too many health practitioners and journalists are still stuck with that misinformation.
The newest studies show that triclosan – a toxic chemical agent found in many consumer products – impairs the ability of heart muscle fibers to contract. In the presence of triclosan – normal calcium channels are impaired and cause cardiac muscle failure. If you use soap or any other personal care products – watch out for triclosan – it’s worse than you’ve been told.