A single dose of antibiotics can cause long-term gut damage
3 John 1:2
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A single dose of antibiotics can cause long-term gut damage
“The statistics are sobering: in the United States alone, antibiotic-resistant bacteria cause 23,000 fatalities and at least 2 million new cases of disease annually. But if you think antibiotic resistance only comes about with massive and repeated rounds of antibiotics, think again. Science shows that just one dose of antibiotic ‘therapy’ not only contributes to antibiotic resistance, but also brings about long-term damage to the microbes living in the gut. Many of the intestinal bacteria destroyed by antibiotics play a significant role in the body’s natural defense system against cancer and other disease conditions.”
The neurons in our gut help the immune system keep inflammation in check
The immune system exercises constant vigilance to protect the body from external threats–including what we eat and drink. A careful balancing act plays out as digested food travels through the intestine. Immune cells must remain alert to protect against harmful pathogens like Salmonella, but their activity also needs to be tempered since an overreaction can lead to too much inflammation and permanent tissue damage.
MIND diet, healthy fats and smoothies are crucial for preventing Alzheimer’s disease, research shows
“Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are now confirming that a hybrid Mediterranean diet, including healthy fats, blueberries and whole fruit and vegetable smoothies, with the fiber intact, can have a powerful governing effect on a person’s cognitive abilities, preventing memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease. The Rush researchers are praising their newly formulated MIND diet which stands for: “Mediterranean Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay.” The diet was developed by nutritional epidemiologist Martha Clare Morris, PhD, and fellow colleagues at the Rush medical center. The MIND diet is a simple, wholesome lifestyle eating template that is proven to slow cognitive decline. When it was followed moderately, it was found to lower the risk of Alzheimer’s by 35 percent. When the diet was followed rigorously, it lowered the risk of Alzheimer’s by 53 percent.”
Vitamin D and K2 Work in Tandem to Slow Arterial Calcification
“The data revealed a slower progression of calcification in those taking both vitamin K2 and vitamin D compared to those taking vitamin D alone.1 The study’s lead author said: “In this study, the K2 and D protected against cardiovascular calcification, while the D group alone did not. Clearly, this has positive implications for human health.” This makes sense because whereas vitamin D provides improved bone development by helping you absorb calcium, there is new evidence that vitamin K2 directs the calcium to your skeleton, while preventing it from being deposited where you don’t want it.”
Taking antidepressants during pregnancy increases risk of autism by 87 percent
“Using antidepressants during pregnancy greatly increases the risk of autism, Professor Anick Bérard of the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine children’s hospital revealed. Prof. Bérard, an expert in the fields of pharmaceutical safety during pregnancy, came to her conclusions after reviewing data covering 145,456 pregnancies. “The variety of causes of autism remain unclear, but studies have shown that both genetics and environment can play a role,” she explained. “Our study has established that taking antidepressants during the second or third trimester of pregnancy almost doubles the risk that the child will be diagnosed with autism by age 7, especially if the mother takes selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, often known by its acronym SSRIs.”
Treating colon cancer with vitamin A
“A leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, colon cancer is famously resistant to treatment. Now the biological pathway behind the growth of colon cancer has been discovered by researchers who have been able block it with vitamin A.”
Drugging the microbiome may treat heart disease
“A first-of-a-kind drug that interferes with the metabolic activity of gut microbes could one day treat heart disease in humans, according to a mouse study. Dietary supplementation with a compound that is naturally abundant in red wine and olive oil prevented gut microbes from turning unhealthy foods into metabolic byproducts that clog arteries.”
Plastics chemicals BPA, BPS linked to altered brain development
“Many plastic product manufacturers are starting to put “BPA-free” labels on their products. The plastic industry is slowly moving away from BPA, removing it from baby bottles and plastic food storage containers. This is progress, especially since BPA has been shown to worsen obesity, cancer and behavioral problems. However, as manufacturers move away from BPA and assure consumers that their plastics are safe, they ultimately replace it with something just as sinister — BPS. BPS is like a cousin to BPA. It’s also an endocrine disrupter and is linked to some of the same health problems as BPA. In fact, BPS might be worse than BPA.”
Higher risk of leukemia linked to low sunlight, vitamin D
“Epidemiologists at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that persons residing at higher latitudes, with lower sunlight/ultraviolet B (UVB) exposure and greater prevalence of vitamin D deficiency, are at least two times at greater risk of developing leukemia than equatorial populations.”
Antibiotics pave way for C. diff infections by killing bile acid-altering bacteria
“New research from North Carolina State University and the University of Michigan finds that bile acids which are altered by bacteria normally living in the large intestine inhibit the growth of Clostridium difficile, or C. diff. C. diff is a harmful bacterium that can cause painful and sometimes fatal infections. The work sheds light on the ways in which some commonly used antibiotics can promote C. diff infections by killing off the bile acid-altering microbes.”
Milk, vitamin supplements and exercise raise children’s vitamin D levels
“Sufficient intake of fortified dairy products is of significant importance for the serum vitamin D level in primary school children, shows a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. Children who drink at least three glasses of milk per day had a higher serum vitamin D level than their peers who drink milk in lesser amounts. The use of vitamin D supplements was also associated with a higher serum vitamin D level. Furthermore, children who exercise more than 2 hours per day had a higher serum vitamin D level than children who exercise less than 1.5 hours per day. The article “Determinants of Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentration in Finnish Children:”
Your physical health is very important, but of even greater importance is your spiritual health. Man suffers from a fatal spiritual disease called sin, which always leads to death.
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
This is why Jesus Christ said we need the Spirit of God who gives us eternal life with Him. We need to be “born again” with a new spirit that is not subject to sin and death.
John 3:3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
Right now, through repentance of the spiritual disease called sin, you can come to Jesus Christ, the Great Physician, for healing and assurance of eternal life.
Mark 2:17 When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
For those who love the Lord Jesus and are looking for His coming, the following is their future:
Revelation 21:4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.