I haven't written in awhile. Life is busy, huh? Non-stop, sometimes -- mostly good, but MAN, OH, MAN busy!!
The other day I put a little blurb about Vitamin-D on Facebook and I just want to revisit it today. It really is a huge problem. Doctors know this but what they do to address it is far from the answer.
Several years ago my doctor told me that me Vitamin-D level was rock bottom, his exact words! I knew I didn't feel good. I lacked energy, had lots of headaches, aches and pains, and bone pain that was unbearable!! He assured me that taking a Vitamin-D supplement would make me feel better in no time!
So, being the dutiful patient that I was (was, am no longer) I got my prescription Vitamin-D at the pharmacy and started taking the recommended dose each and every day. The doc said we should recheck my blood in 3 months...
3 months later, I had a new series of blood work done, and low and behold, my Vitamin-D level was right where it should be. “Perfect”, he said!!
Then he asked if I felt better - and I DID NOT!!!
“Well”, he said, “for lots of people it just takes longer.” So, once again being the dutiful patient that I was (was, am no longer), I continued to take the prescribed dose of 5 to 10K IU per day.
After yet another 3 months I had my blood checked again. I was told that everything was fine and should seriously consider taking some anti-depressants, because something else must be going on! After almost a full year of this kind of treatment I felt worse! Not at all better!!
This is when I began to really look at all of the supplements I was taking, and it was a large shoe box full! What I came to know about supplements and the supplement industry truly did turn my world upside down.
The reason my blood work showed an increased Vitamin-D level is simply because the Vitamin-D I was taking was made from irradiated lamb's wool (cholecalciferol) and that has the ability to mimic Vitamin-D in the blood but not the way the body is created to metabolize it. Which is why my body did not get the message to feel better!
Cholecalciferol is not food and we were created to function on food and nothing else!!
I did research on all of the other supplements I was taking and was horrified by what I discovered! No wonder I wasn't feeling better! I was filling my system with synthetics, chemicals and they are all toxic to our bodies!!
You cannot buy supplements simply based on what the front of the label says. Just like our food labels, we must read the back and learn what the ingredients really are.
I stated several times above that I am no longer a dutiful patient. I just want to be clear. I do think doctors and medicine have there place in our world and in our lives, sometimes!! But, we cannot depend on them for our overall health. Most honest doctors will admit that they don't really know a lot about nutrition. If you have one that does, hang on and don't let go, but remember they don't care about you the way you and only you can and need to!!
My hope is that through all of my ranting and raving you can hear my heart. I am not just simply trying to sell you a product. I want to sell you your health back!!
Through our "Healthy Cells, Healthy You" Free Workshops, my 8-week "Health and Wellness" courses, and yes, with the addition of Touchstone Essentials supplements, my hope is to teach you a better way to bridge the gap between what you eat and what you truly need.
So, please do something today to move toward a healthier you!
Maybe it's learning about one ingredient to remove from your food source. Maybe it's watching a compelling movie like, "Forks over Knives". Maybe it is taking a look at Touchstone Essentials as a vital part of maintaining or repairing your health. Either way, please make a choice to do SOMETHING new today! Only you can make the difference for YOU!!
Blessings till next time...
Have a health-filled day!
Everyone deserves "the Good Inside," and, yes, "Purity is Possible."