The human body is such a magnificent machine.(If I may call it that).

It can repair itself. It can detoxify itself, and expel unwanted elements. It has the most magnificent detective force imaginable. If you doubt that, try eating contaminated food, and see how fast it will be detected and expelled. The body creates perspiration to cool down itself if it starts to overheat. There is so much to marvel at when it comes to the human body.

Allergies are your body defenders called to action, and fighting to protect you.

One of the amazing features of the human body, is that it can detect danger at a whim and go to work to defend itself. When this happens, we refer to it as intolerance, or an allergic reaction.

There is a difference between your body being intolerant of some things, and the body developing  allergies to other things.

Intolerance is when the body cannot tolerate something and has an adverse reaction. Like a buildup of gas from eating beans, or a hang over after consuming too much alcohol. Even vomiting and diarrhea are the result of the body getting rid of something which it cannot tolerate. Your body’s reaction to an intolerance can vary in severity. I remember I used to get terrible migraines many years ago and after I paid close attention to what I ate I discovered that cheese was the culprit. I am talking about migraines that would last for two or three days. Don’t talk to me, block out the light, soak the towel in ice water before I put it on my forward kind of migraines.

Lactose intolerance is an adverse reaction to the sugar found in milk. I experienced this first-hand when I tried feeding cow’s milk formula to my baby. It wouldn’t stay down not even with a prayer, and I had to switch to a soy formula.

An allergy is when the body senses that something is harmful and can have lasting effects.  It is so potentially harmful, that the immune system is called to action. It develops anti bodies to fight off the harmful elements. When the body and the immune system senses the same danger again in the future the anti- bodies mount up and go to war to defend the body. There is no clean battle, so it sometimes makes you sick.

Some reactions are immediate, and others can take several minutes or up to a couple hours to show up. This is the premise on which vaccinations are built. Exposure to harm, causes the body to build a defense mechanism for future attacks.

It is estimated that one in every 25 Americans suffer from some kind of food allergy and in young children the numbers are higher.

All food allergies are not to food that is ingested. The body can react to smells, or skin contact. The adverse reactions are varied. Swelling, rash, diahhorea, vomiting, and fainting are common reactions. Anaphylaxis is when severe swelling occurs in the throat and tongue, making it impossible for the person to breathe.

Food allergies are not curable by taking medications. The best way to deal with allergies is to stay away from whatever your body is telling you is destructive. While proper nutrition will not prevent allergic reactions, a nutritionally healthy body will better be able to fight and recover from attacks. This product can help. 


Some of the food items that people develop allergies towards include:


SHELLFISH: Shrimp, lobster, crayfish, crabs. Remember, that the body will react adversely to components that are perceived as harmful. Why are so many people allergic to shellfish? Could this be in some way related to the toxicity of these water crawlers? My allergy to shell-fish is somewhat mental as I am painfully aware that these are basically toxic scavengers, and the reason why so many people are seriously allergic to many of them.

COW’S MILK:  and cow’s milk products. Have you heard it said that human beings are the only animals that consume another animal’s lactation? Some medical opinions suggest that the human body cannot digest cow’s milk period, but some people can tolerate it, while others can’t

EGGS:  This ingredient is used to process many foods, like some noodles, sausages, and baked goods. It is not always listed as an ingredient, so one must be careful if they have allergies to eggs, as even a small amount can cause a reaction.

PEANUTS:  This is one of the most common food allergies, and reactions to this can be severe.

TREE NUTS: Almonds, brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pine nuts, pecans and walnuts are in this category. They can be found in many different processed foods, and even in some non- food items. Remember that what- ever you put on your skin winds up in your body. The skin is the biggest organ, and has an unbelievable amount of pores.

SOY: is used in preparation of several processed foods, which are not always listed. Soy makes an appearance in everything from baby food to cereal, and salad dressings.

GLUTEN:  This is the protein that is found in WHEAT, BARLEY, and RYE. It is the glue that binds particles together, giving these flours ability to stretch while staying connected allowing doughs to rise or stretch and be fluffy and pliable.

While many allergiesare developed towards food, many persons also develop allergic reactions to air borne harmful invaders. Things that enter the body through the air we breathe. Things like pollen, dust mites, pet dander and numerous other invaders which can contaminate the air that we breathe. Can you imagine without it’s built in defense force, the body would be host to colonies of all kinds.

Dust mites. Aren't you glad for body defenses?

So the next time, you start to sneeze, and your eyes and nostrils start to water, relax, it is just your army of soldiers doing their job.

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