Toxoplasmosis: A parasite from cat litter that may cause suicidal thoughts.

Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite that lives in the gut of cats. It ends up in the cat’s litter box. It wants to go back where to it’s natural home int the gut. , How does it do that? It goes to where it’s most likely for the cat to eat it.  So that rat that has toxoplasmosis, goes to the cat on purpose to be eaten.  The rat heading towards the cat is on a suicidal mission. The human can be exposed in a number of ways including from changing cat litter, but also uncooked meat, using cooking utensils that have touched under-cooked meat, water that contains toxoplasmosis, mother to child transference, or an organ transplant or blood transfusion that contained it. Many people with a strong immunity have no symptoms at all and may not even know that they have it, but others with a weaker immunity may becomes like the rat and has a suicidal tendencies, depression or neurotic. The prevention is common sense. Wash your dishes and utensils well if used on raw meat. Cook your meat and shellfish well. Keep your cat inside to prevent exposure. Share...

November-Viruses, bacteria, and parasites that cause depression and anxiety

The month of November will be filled with examples of how viruses, bacteria and parasites can cause depression. Is it a new concept to scientists to look for medically treatable conditions when one is depressed instead of always saying it is a chemical imbalance. The chemical imbalance is result of these issues, and it’s band aid for the root of the problem. All of these create the chemical imbalance and a real “cure ” requires us to look a little closer. I’m going to discuss Toxoplasma, Bartonella, PANDAS or from a strep infection, lyme disease,  how the immune system effects depression, allergies, fluoride, lead, chemicals and mold can all cause depression symptoms.  It’s so easy to offer a quick fix, but instead I will go through the month of November and address each one individually.  These are all questions, your doctor should be asking when one proclaims they are depressed. Subscribe so you don’t miss a single one.   Share...

azodicarbonamide, the “yoga mat” ingredient is in some types of bread

  The FDA has some frequently asked questions about azodicarbonamide. Here is a summary:  It was used as a dough conditioner or a whitening agent. It breaks down to a many chemicals, one of which is called semicarbazide which caused tumors if eaten by female mice but not males.  The FDA contends that it is still safe product because this is only at extremely high levels well above human consumption. Azodicarbonamide  is in over 500 products but became a well known ingredient when found in Subway bread, but the Environmental Working Group found it in over 500 products. Though it was removed from the Subway sandwiches since 2014.  The products are well known commercial products like Wonderbread, Little Debbie and Pilsbury Dinner Rolls. Share...

L-Cysteine in bagels and cakes is made from human hair or duck feathers.

L-Cysteine is a common ingredient is made from human hair, cow horns or pig bristles or duck feathers. Would you eat a bagel with hair in it? It’s in there to make bread and cakes last longer.  According The Guardian, the human hair comes from Barber shops and beauty salons in China. If you want to avoid this, try buying your breads at a bakery. Share...

Vanilla part 4: This is Real Vanilla.

This is a real vanilla bean. Despite what you may think, real vanilla is a long black bean. You know a product has real vanilla if it has tiny black dots in it. Many vanilla flavored products are yellow and that’s not real vanilla, that’s just added food coloring. If you were to cut open one of these, you scrape the inside and add it to things you want to add real vanilla. The taste is so much better than the fake stuff.   Share...