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The Glucose Ruse to Feed You Disease, Compliments of the Grain and Pharmaceutical Industries

The Glucose Ruse to Feed You Disease

This is a matter of your health being engineered without your knowledge or consent. The engineering in this case is not good. Actually it’s creating pain where none should exist. Our food supply industry may be the most important industry concerned, when it comes to our health. As everyone knows, ‘you are what you eat’, so it’s vital that what you eat won’t make you sick. Unfortunately, for those who still masturbate their taste buds with their addiction to sugar this couldn’t be further from the truth. Our food supply has been hijacked by the same industry that treats you for the illness their food supplies. Granted the health care industry is vital to our health, but I submit that it wouldn’t be as important as it is today, if we paid more attention to what we eat. Because I now watch what I eat, I can change the “we” to “you”, meaning “you” have to watch what you eat. (All that means is that you still have an addiction to break, I don’t, I broke mine three years ago.) Because of this addiction, you’ve doomed yourself unwittingly to a lifetime of medications. That is unless you’re one of the .05% who shows no ill effects from glycation. I have yet to meet one of them. If you eat at a restaurant or buy groceries at a grocery store, you’re subject to this addiction. It’s in their food everywhere you look. You actually look for it because you love to eat it. You love their advertising. What’s not to love, it’s full of attractive people selling you what appears to provide health, but in all reality provides nothing but the opposite, as it’s responsible for most all pain, most all disease, all brain damage, all atherosclerosis, all diseases affiliated with inflammation, and this is just for starters.

Monsanto has politically engineered their dominance of your food supply and subsequent health by forcing as many farmers as they can to use Monsanto’s seed companies’ GMO seed to grow their crops. Monsanto has many seed companies. Their control over the seed industry is mirrored by their control over the pharmaceutical industry because they can use the seed companies to influence the profits of their drug companies. , owns 15 crop seed companies all selling GMO seed for their contracted farmers to grow. Five of these companies sell seed for wheat crops. That’s the seed that grows the wheat that’s ground into flour for your bread and crackers. Their contracted farmers have to grow Monsanto’s GMO seed at risk of facing legal action, if caught growing anything else. This is how Monsanto controls what goes on your table to eat. This is also how Monsanto forces you into purchasing the Celebrex, made by GD Searle Pharmaceuticals. Searle has been part of Monsanto since 1985. The Celebrex is what your doctor prescribes for your arthritis that’s caused by the glycation set up from the grain diet you’ve been on all your life. After you get the arthritis that you will inevitably get from eating their GMO grains, you’ll be begging your doctor for that prescription for the Celebrex. Then you’ll get to deal with the side effects of the Celebrex that it inevitably has and presents to the body. That’s the damage to your body from the drug side of their industry.  The damage from the crop seed side includes crops that are not only GMO seed, they are laden with Roundup, the glyphosate herbicide that works by inhibiting enzymes from doing what they supposed to do by instructing cells how to operate. Even though Monsanto claims that these enzyme inhibitors affect only targeted enzymes, the rise in cancer alone, that the nation has seen since the mid to late 80’s, has told a completely different story. The rise in these disorders is directly caused by an increase in the glycation that occurs in the blood by the high glucose laden grains this company forces their farmers to grow. That means that the food going on your table is engineered to make you need the medications that the pharmaceutical side of Monsanto’s companies sell.

 According to Wikipedia; “In December, 1997 Monsanto merged with Pharmacia and Upjohn.[14] The agricultural division became a wholly owned subsidiary of the “new” Pharmacia; Monsanto’s medical research division, which included products such as Celebrex.[61]

GD Searle and Pharmacia are the other side of Monsanto’s multinational chemical companies,  that includes now,  Pfizer and Upjohn, as well. GD Searle was purchased by Monsanto in 1985 two years after Monsanto started dabbling in GMO crops.  In 1993 GD Searle file for a patent for Celebrex, its widely used arthritis drug. I’ll bet you didn’t know that it is Monsanto’s seed companies that force their contracted farmers to grow GMO seed designed to make you need their Celebrex. Is this what you thought you were buying when you bought those corn chips last time? Was this what you thought you were buying when you purchased those pretzels? Whether it was or not, that’s what you got. You also got all the rest of the damage that glycation does to the body, which includes cataracts, atherosclerosis, cancer and dementia as well. You’re also subjecting yourself to the hunger cycle, probably the worst manifestation of a carb diet. The more carbs you eat, the hungrier your get. That’s a cycle that can’t be broken if you don’t stop the fuel that feeds it. Stopping the fuel is the only way to stop the glycation. That means that it’s the only way to stop the inflammation, which means it’s the only way to stop the illness and disorder that glycation is responsible for.

This study done on glycative effects and Alzheimer’s disease was completed in 2005. Glycation of cholesterol into amyloid plaque was researched in this study. It showed that the plaque was responsible for Alzheimer’s disease. Where were the warnings then? It’s now 15 years later and millions of people have died from Alzheimer’s disease. The question I ask is why? Why weren’t we notified of this revelation 14 years ago? It’s been in the archives of PubMed since then. Why the delay? How many more must die before this news of the glycative effects of glucose, is released to the media to inform the public of this devastating news?

5-aminoimidazole-4-carboxamide-1-beta-4-ribofuranoside (AICAR) attenuates the expression of LPS- and Aβ peptide-induced inflammatory mediators in astroglia

J Biol Chem. 1985 Sep 5;260(19):10629-36.

Glycation of amino groups in protein. Studies on the specificity of modification of RNase by glucose.

Watkins NGThorpe SRBaynes JW.

This study done on the effects of glucose on glycation was done in September 1985. Have you seen or heard of any part of this report prior to today? I haven’t. I had to search for it. The question I have is why wasn’t the public notified of this revelation? Were the research results suppressed so as to hide the truth from the public? I have to wonder.

About this same time, according to Wikipedia; In 1985, Monsanto acquired G. D. Searle & Company, a life sciences company focusing on pharmaceuticals, agriculture and animal health. In 1993, its Searle division filed a patent application for Celebrex,[42][43] which in 1998 became the first selective COX‑2 inhibitor to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).[44] Celebrex became a blockbuster drug and was often mentioned as a key reason for Pfizer‘s acquisition of Monsanto’s pharmaceutical business in 2002.[45]

What wasn’t disclosed publicly was the benefit that the stockholders retained when the merger was finalized. Stockholders of Pharmacia retained 23% of their control in the new Pfizer. You wouldn’t think that would have an influence in what they do to grow their customer base to sell more drugs, would you? Regardless of what you think, it does, and they do care. Monsanto sends this industry most of their customers just from the damage their food does to those who eat it. This industry has grown to accommodate those customers, mostly with their diabetes industry and ever expanding interests in dementia. Inflammation,  cancer and atherosclerosis, just for starters.

Was it coincidence? I have to wonder. Since then Monsanto has made moves to control all of the grain industry in America, by contracting farmers to grow no other seed than their own GMO seed. This forces the farmers who do this, to spray massive amounts of herbicide on those crops. The herbicide they spray is Monsanto’s Roundup, a glyphosate herbicide that works by inhibiting the actions of enzymes. Enzymes are important proteins in the body as they’re cell signaling proteins that instruct cells how to operate. This is important because it’s that instruction that the cells need to not become glycation. Otherwise, without that enzyme, you create inflammation. Inflammation is the foundation of all modern diseases. This is why grains are slowly killing those who eat them, cutting their lives short, to the tune of 2,684 deaths every day, that can be attributed to these killing field grains. These signaling cells are cells like hormones and cytokines that affect your body’s functions. If these aren’t working because of any enzyme inhibitor floating around in your blood, it’s going to lead to glycation and disease. This is the scary part of this story, if you eat bread, crackers, corn chips or anything flour is used in (whether it’s wheat flour or corn flour), your eating this herbicide along with your bread and cornpone.

Did you have any idea that this was being done to you without your consent or knowledge? I didn’t until I did this research. Did you have time to do your research? Why not? If you couldn’t, wouldn’t you think that we need some regulation in the field? The FDA and the USDA are supposed to provide that. With Monsanto’s control of each of those agencies, how much honest regulation do you think could take place? The regulation that does take place, takes place only for the benefit of Monsanto and Pfizer, not the consumer. We end up the lab rats in  this experiment. In my opinion, this is a failed experiment and should be shut down as soon as possible.

This study was complete in September 1985, about the same time Monsanto acquired G.D. Searle Pharmaceuticals. 8 years later they filed for a patent for Celebrex, their arthritis pain killer drug. Celebrex is a Cox 2 NSAID with the following side effects and concerns, according to Searle, and I’m listing all of them;

Contraindications

NSAIDs may be used with caution by people with the following conditions:[6]

Irritable bowel syndrome[6]

  • Persons who are over age 50, and who have a family history of GI (gastrointestinal) problems[6]
  • Persons who have had past GI problems from NSAID use[6]

NSAIDs should usually be avoided by people with the following conditions:[6]

Adverse effects

The widespread use of NSAIDs has meant that the adverse effects of these drugs have become increasingly common. Use of NSAIDs increases risk of having a range of gastrointestinal(GI) problems.[16] When NSAIDs are used for pain management after surgery they cause increased risk of kidney problems.[17]

An estimated 10–20% of NSAID patients experience dyspepsia. In the 1990s high doses of prescription NSAIDs were associated with serious upper gastrointestinal adverse events, including bleeding.[18] Over the past decade, deaths associated with gastric bleeding have declined.

NSAIDs, like all drugs, may interact with other medications. For example, concurrent use of NSAIDs and quinolones may increase the risk of quinolones’ adverse central nervous system effects, including seizure.[19][20]

There is argument over the benefits and risks of NSAIDs for treating chronic musculoskeletal pain. Each drug has a benefit-risk profile [21] and balancing the risk of no treatment with the competing potential risks of various therapies is the clinician’s responsibility.

Combinational risk

If a COX-2 inhibitor is taken, a traditional NSAID (prescription or over-the-counter) should not be taken at the same time.[22][not in citation given] In addition, people on daily aspirin therapy (e.g., for reducing cardiovascular risk) must be careful if they also use other NSAIDs, as these may inhibit the cardio protective effects of aspirin.

Rofecoxib (Vioxx) was shown to produce significantly fewer gastrointestinal adverse drug reactions (ADRs) compared with naproxen.[23] This study, the VIGOR trial, raised the issue of the cardiovascular safety of the coxibs. A statistically significant increase in the incidence of myocardial infarctions was observed in patients on rofecoxib. Further data, from the APPROVe trial, showed a statistically significant relative risk of cardiovascular events of 1.97 versus placebo[24]—which caused a worldwide withdrawal of rofecoxib in October 2004.

Use of methotrexate together with NSAIDS in rheumatoid arthritis is safe, if adequate monitoring is done.[25]

Cardiovascular

NSAIDs aside from aspirin, both newer selective COX-2 inhibitors and traditional anti-inflammatories, increase the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke.[26][27] They are not recommended in those who have had a previous heart attack as they increase the risk of death and/or recurrent MI.[28]Evidence indicates that naproxen may be the least harmful out of these.[27][29]

NSAIDs aside from (low-dose) aspirin are associated with a doubled risk of heart failure in people without a history of cardiac disease.[29] In people with such a history, use of NSAIDs (aside from low-dose aspirin) was associated with a more than 10-fold increase in heart failure.[30] If this link is proven causal, researchers estimate that NSAIDs would be responsible for up to 20 percent of hospital admissions for congestive heart failure. In people with heart failure, NSAIDs increase mortality risk (hazard ratio) by approximately 1.2–1.3 for naproxen and ibuprofen, 1.7 for rofecoxib and celecoxib, and 2.1 for diclofenac.[31]

On 9 July 2015, the FDA toughened warnings of increased heart attack and stroke risk associated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). Aspirin is an NSAID but is not affected by the new warnings.[32]

Possible erectile dysfunction risk

A 2005 Finnish study linked long term (over 3 months) use of NSAIDs with an increased risk of erectile dysfunction.[33] This study was correlational only, and depended solely on self-reports (questionnaires).

A 2011 publication [34] in the Journal of Urology received widespread publicity.[35] According to this study, men who used NSAIDs regularly were at significantly increased risk of erectile dysfunction. A link between NSAID use and erectile dysfunction still existed after controlling for several conditions. However, the study was observational and not controlled, with low original participation rate, potential participation bias, and other uncontrolled factors. The authors warned against drawing any conclusion regarding cause.[36]

Gastrointestinal

The main adverse drug reactions (ADRs) associated with NSAID use relate to direct and indirect irritation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. NSAIDs cause a dual assault on the GI tract: the acidic molecules directly irritate the gastric mucosa, and inhibition of COX-1 and COX-2 reduces the levels of protective prostaglandins. Inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis in the GI tract causes increased gastric acid secretion, diminished bicarbonate secretion, diminished mucus secretion and diminished trophic[clarification needed] effects on epithelial mucosa.

Common gastrointestinal ADRs include:[5]

Clinical NSAID ulcers are related to the systemic effects of NSAID administration. Such damage occurs irrespective of the route of administration of the NSAID (e.g., oral, rectal, or parenteral) and can occur even in patients with achlorhydria.[38]

Ulceration risk increases with therapy duration, and with higher doses. To minimise GI ADRs, it is prudent to use the lowest effective dose for the shortest period of time—a practice that studies show is often not followed. Recent studies show that over 50% of patients who take NSAIDs have sustained some mucosal damage to their small intestine.[39]

There are also some differences in the propensity of individual agents to cause gastrointestinal ADRs. Indomethacinketoprofen and piroxicam appear to have the highest prevalence of gastric ADRs, while ibuprofen (lower doses) and diclofenac appear to have lower rates.[5]

Certain NSAIDs, such as aspirin, have been marketed in enteric-coated formulations that manufacturers claim reduce the incidence of gastrointestinal ADRs. Similarly, some believe that rectal formulations may reduce gastrointestinal ADRs. However, consistent with the systemic mechanism of such ADRs, and in clinical practice, these formulations have not demonstrated a reduced risk of GI ulceration.[5]

Commonly, gastric (but not necessarily intestinal) adverse effects can be reduced through suppressing acid production, by concomitant use of a proton pump inhibitor, e.g., omeprazoleesomeprazole; or the prostaglandin analogue misoprostol. Misoprostol is itself associated with a high incidence of gastrointestinal ADRs (diarrhea). While these techniques may be effective, they are expensive for maintenance therapy.

Inflammatory bowel disease

NSAIDs should be used with caution in individuals with inflammatory bowel disease (e.g., Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis) due to their tendency to cause gastric bleeding and form ulceration in the gastric lining. Pain relievers such as paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen) or drugs containing codeine (which slows down bowel activity) are safer medications for pain relief in IBD.[citation needed]

Renal

NSAIDs are also associated with a fairly high incidence of renal adverse drug reactions (ADRs). The mechanism of these renal ADRs is due to changes in renal haemodynamics (kidney blood flow), ordinarily mediated by prostaglandins, which are affected by NSAIDs. Prostaglandins normally cause vasodilation of the afferent arterioles of the glomeruli. This helps maintain normal glomerular perfusion and glomerular filtration rate (GFR), an indicator of renal function. This is particularly important in renal failure where the kidney is trying to maintain renal perfusion pressure by elevated angiotensin II levels. At these elevated levels, angiotensin II also constricts the afferent arteriole into the glomerulus in addition to the efferent arteriole it normally constricts. Prostaglandins serve to dilate the afferent arteriole; by blocking this prostaglandin-mediated effect, particularly in renal failure, NSAIDs cause unopposed constriction of the afferent arteriole and decreased RPF (renal perfusion pressure).

Common ADRs associated with altered renal function include:[5]

Salt (Sodium) and fluid retention

Hypertension(high blood pressure)

These agents may also cause renal impairment, especially in combination with other nephrotoxic agents. Renal failure is especially a risk if the patient is also concomitantly taking an ACE inhibitor (which removes angiotensin II’s vasoconstriction of the efferent arteriole) and a diuretic (which drops plasma volume, and thereby RPF)—the so-called “triple whammy” effect.[40]

In rarer instances NSAIDs may also cause more severe renal conditions:[5]

Interstitial nephritis

Nephrotic syndrome

Acute renal failure

Acute tubular necrosis

Renal papillary necrosis

NSAIDs in combination with excessive use of phenacetinand/or paracetamol (acetaminophen) may lead to analgesic nephropathy.[41]

Photosensitivity

Photosensitivity is a commonly overlooked adverse effect of many of the NSAIDs.[42] The 2-arylpropionic acids are the most likely to produce photosensitivity reactions, but other NSAIDs have also been implicated including piroxicamdiclofenac and benzydamine.

Benoxaprofen, since withdrawn due to its hepatotoxicity, was the most photoactive NSAID observed. The mechanism of photosensitivity, responsible for the high photoactivity of the 2-arylpropionic acids, is the ready decarboxylation of the carboxylic acid moiety. The specific absorbance characteristics of the different chromophoric 2-aryl substituents, affects the decarboxylation mechanism. While ibuprofen has weak absorption, it has been reported as a weak photosensitising agent.[citation needed]

During pregnancy

NSAIDs are not recommended during pregnancy, particularly during the third trimester. While NSAIDs as a class are not direct teratogens, they may cause premature closure of the fetal ductus arteriosus and renal ADRs in the fetus. Additionally, they are linked with premature birth[43] and miscarriage.[44][45] Aspirin, however, is used together with heparin in pregnant women with antiphospholipid antibodies.[46] Additionally, Indomethacin is used in pregnancy to treat polyhydramnios by reducing fetal urine production via inhibiting fetal renal blood flow.

In contrast, paracetamol (acetaminophen) is regarded as being safe and well-tolerated during pregnancy, but Leffers et al. released a study in 2010 indicating that there may be associated male infertility in the unborn.[47][48] Doses should be taken as prescribed, due to risk of hepatotoxicity with overdoses.[49]

In France, the country’s health agency contraindicates the use of NSAIDs, including aspirin, after the sixth month of pregnancy.[50]

Allergy/allergy-like hypersensitivity reactions

A variety of allergic or allergic-like NSAID hypersensitivity reactions follow the ingestion of NSAIDs. These hypersensitivity reactions differ from the other adverse reactions listed here which are toxicity reactions, i.e. unwanted reactions that result from the pharmacological action of a drug, are dose-related, and can occur in any treated individual; hypersensitivity reactions are idiosyncratic reactions to a drug.[51] Some NSAID hypersensitivity reactions are truly allergic in origin: 1) repetitive IgE-mediated urticarial skin eruptions, angioedema, and anaphylaxis following immediately to hours after ingesting one structural type of NSAID but not after ingesting structurally unrelated NSAIDs; and 2)Comparatively mild to moderately severe T cell-mediated delayed onset (usually more than 24 hour), skin reactions such as maculopapular rashfixed drug eruptionsphotosensitivity reactions, delayed urticaria, and contact dermatitis; or 3) far more severe and potentially life-threatening t-cell mediated delayed systemic reactions such as the DRESS syndromeacute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, the Stevens–Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis. Other NSAID hypersensitivity reactions are allergy-like symptoms but do not involve true allergic mechanisms; rather, they appear due to the ability of NSAIDs to alter the metabolism of arachidonic acid in favor of forming metabolites that promote allergic symptoms. Afflicted individuals may be abnormally sensitive to these provocative metabolites and/or overproduce them and typically are susceptible to a wide range of structurally dissimilar NSAIDs, particularly those that inhibit COX1. Symptoms, which develop immediately to hours after ingesting any of various NSAIDs that inhibit COX-1, are: 1)exacerbations of asthmatic and rhinitis (see aspirin-induced asthma) symptoms in individuals with a history of asthma or rhinitis and 2) exacerbation or first-time development of wheals and/or angioedema in individuals with or without a history of chronic urticarial lesions or angioedema.[15]

Contraindications

NSAIDs may be used with caution by people with the following conditions:[6]

Irritable bowel syndrome[6]

Persons who are over age 50, and who have a family history of GI (gastrointestinal) problems[6]

Persons who have had past GI problems from NSAID use[6]

NSAIDs should usually be avoided by people with the following conditions:[6]

Peptic ulceror stomach bleeding[6]

Uncontrolledhypertension[6]

Kidney disease[6]

People that suffer with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis)[6]

Pasttransient ischemic attack (excluding ibuprofen)[6]

Paststroke (excluding ibuprofen)[6]

Pastmyocardial infarction (excluding ibuprofen)[6]

Coronary artery disease(excluding ibuprofen)[6]

Undergoingcoronary artery bypass surgery[6]

Taking ibuprofen for heart[6]

Congestive heart failure(excluding low-dose ibuprofen)[12]

In third trimester of pregnancy[6]

Persons who have undergonegastric bypass surgery[13][14]

Persons who have a history of allergic or allergic-typeNSAID hypersensitivity reactions, e.g. aspirin-induced asthma[15]

Adverse effects

The widespread use of NSAIDs has meant that the adverse effects of these drugs have become increasingly common. Use of NSAIDs increases risk of having a range of gastrointestinal(GI) problems.[16] When NSAIDs are used for pain management after surgery they cause increased risk of kidney problems.[17]

An estimated 10–20% of NSAID patients experience dyspepsia. In the 1990s high doses of prescription NSAIDs were associated with serious upper gastrointestinal adverse events, including bleeding.[18] Over the past decade, deaths associated with gastric bleeding have declined.

NSAIDs, like all drugs, may interact with other medications. For example, concurrent use of NSAIDs and quinolones may increase the risk of quinolones’ adverse central nervous system effects, including seizure.[19][20]

There is argument over the benefits and risks of NSAIDs for treating chronic musculoskeletal pain. Each drug has a benefit-risk profile [21] and balancing the risk of no treatment with the competing potential risks of various therapies is the clinician’s responsibility.

Combinational risk

If a COX-2 inhibitor is taken, a traditional NSAID (prescription or over-the-counter) should not be taken at the same time.[22][not in citation given] In addition, people on daily aspirin therapy (e.g., for reducing cardiovascular risk) must be careful if they also use other NSAIDs, as these may inhibit the cardioprotective effects of aspirin.

Rofecoxib (Vioxx) was shown to produce significantly fewer gastrointestinal adverse drug reactions (ADRs) compared with naproxen.[23] This study, the VIGOR trial, raised the issue of the cardiovascular safety of the coxibs. A statistically significant increase in the incidence of myocardial infarctions was observed in patients on rofecoxib. Further data, from the APPROVe trial, showed a statistically significant relative risk of cardiovascular events of 1.97 versus placebo[24]—which caused a worldwide withdrawal of rofecoxib in October 2004.

Use of methotrexate together with NSAIDS in rheumatoid arthritis is safe, if adequate monitoring is done.[25]

Cardiovascular

NSAIDs aside from aspirin, both newer selective COX-2 inhibitors and traditional anti-inflammatories, increase the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke.[26][27] They are not recommended in those who have had a previous heart attack as they increase the risk of death and/or recurrent MI.[28]Evidence indicates that naproxen may be the least harmful out of these.[27][29]

NSAIDs aside from (low-dose) aspirin are associated with a doubled risk of heart failure in people without a history of cardiac disease.[29] In people with such a history, use of NSAIDs (aside from low-dose aspirin) was associated with a more than 10-fold increase in heart failure.[30] If this link is proven causal, researchers estimate that NSAIDs would be responsible for up to 20 percent of hospital admissions for congestive heart failure. In people with heart failure, NSAIDs increase mortality risk (hazard ratio) by approximately 1.2–1.3 for naproxen and ibuprofen, 1.7 for rofecoxib and celecoxib, and 2.1 for diclofenac.[31]

On 9 July 2015, the FDA toughened warnings of increased heart attack and stroke risk associated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). Aspirin is an NSAID but is not affected by the new warnings.[32]

Possible erectile dysfunction risk

A 2005 Finnish study linked long term (over 3 months) use of NSAIDs with an increased risk of erectile dysfunction.[33] This study was correlational only, and depended solely on self-reports (questionnaires).

A 2011 publication[34] in the Journal of Urology received widespread publicity.[35] According to this study, men who used NSAIDs regularly were at significantly increased risk of erectile dysfunction. A link between NSAID use and erectile dysfunction still existed after controlling for several conditions. However, the study was observational and not controlled, with low original participation rate, potential participation bias, and other uncontrolled factors. The authors warned against drawing any conclusion regarding cause.[36]

Gastrointestinal

The main adverse drug reactions (ADRs) associated with NSAID use relate to direct and indirect irritation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. NSAIDs cause a dual assault on the GI tract: the acidic molecules directly irritate the gastric mucosa, and inhibition of COX-1 and COX-2 reduces the levels of protective prostaglandins. Inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis in the GI tract causes increased gastric acid secretion, diminished bicarbonate secretion, diminished mucus secretion and diminished trophic[clarification needed] effects on epithelial mucosa.

Common gastrointestinal ADRs include:[5]

Nausea/vomiting

Dyspepsia

Gastric ulceration/bleeding[37]

Diarrhea

Clinical NSAID ulcers are related to the systemic effects of NSAID administration. Such damage occurs irrespective of the route of administration of the NSAID (e.g., oral, rectal, or parenteral) and can occur even in patients with achlorhydria.[38]

Ulceration risk increases with therapy duration, and with higher doses. To minimise GI ADRs, it is prudent to use the lowest effective dose for the shortest period of time—a practice that studies show is often not followed. Recent studies show that over 50% of patients who take NSAIDs have sustained some mucosal damage to their small intestine.[39]

There are also some differences in the propensity of individual agents to cause gastrointestinal ADRs. Indomethacinketoprofen and piroxicam appear to have the highest prevalence of gastric ADRs, while ibuprofen (lower doses) and diclofenac appear to have lower rates.[5]

Certain NSAIDs, such as aspirin, have been marketed in enteric-coated formulations that manufacturers claim reduce the incidence of gastrointestinal ADRs. Similarly, some believe that rectal formulations may reduce gastrointestinal ADRs. However, consistent with the systemic mechanism of such ADRs, and in clinical practice, these formulations have not demonstrated a reduced risk of GI ulceration.[5]

Commonly, gastric (but not necessarily intestinal) adverse effects can be reduced through suppressing acid production, by concomitant use of a proton pump inhibitor, e.g., omeprazoleesomeprazole; or the prostaglandin analogue misoprostol. Misoprostol is itself associated with a high incidence of gastrointestinal ADRs (diarrhea). While these techniques may be effective, they are expensive for maintenance therapy.

Inflammatory bowel disease

NSAIDs should be used with caution in individuals with inflammatory bowel disease (e.g., Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis) due to their tendency to cause gastric bleeding and form ulceration in the gastric lining. Pain relievers such as paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen) or drugs containing codeine (which slows down bowel activity) are safer medications for pain relief in IBD.[citation needed]

Renal

NSAIDs are also associated with a fairly high incidence of renal adverse drug reactions (ADRs). The mechanism of these renal ADRs is due to changes in renal haemodynamics (kidney blood flow), ordinarily mediated by prostaglandins, which are affected by NSAIDs. Prostaglandins normally cause vasodilation of the afferent arterioles of the glomeruli. This helps maintain normal glomerular perfusion and glomerular filtration rate (GFR), an indicator of renal function. This is particularly important in renal failure where the kidney is trying to maintain renal perfusion pressure by elevated angiotensin II levels. At these elevated levels, angiotensin II also constricts the afferent arteriole into the glomerulus in addition to the efferent arteriole it normally constricts. Prostaglandins serve to dilate the afferent arteriole; by blocking this prostaglandin-mediated effect, particularly in renal failure, NSAIDs cause unopposed constriction of the afferent arteriole and decreased RPF (renal perfusion pressure).

Common ADRs associated with altered renal function include:[5]

Salt (Sodium) and fluid retention

Hypertension(high blood pressure)

These agents may also cause renal impairment, especially in combination with other nephrotoxic agents. Renal failure is especially a risk if the patient is also concomitantly taking an ACE inhibitor (which removes angiotensin II’s vasoconstriction of the efferent arteriole) and a diuretic (which drops plasma volume, and thereby RPF)—the so-called “triple whammy” effect.[40]

In rarer instances NSAIDs may also cause more severe renal conditions:[5]

Interstitial nephritis

Nephrotic syndrome

Acute renal failure

Acute tubular necrosis

Renal papillary necrosis

NSAIDs in combination with excessive use of phenacetinand/or paracetamol (acetaminophen) may lead to analgesic nephropathy.[41]

Photosensitivity]

Photosensitivity is a commonly overlooked adverse effect of many of the NSAIDs.[42] The 2-arylpropionic acids are the most likely to produce photosensitivity reactions, but other NSAIDs have also been implicated including piroxicamdiclofenac and benzydamine.

Benoxaprofen, since withdrawn due to its hepatotoxicity, was the most photoactive NSAID observed. The mechanism of photosensitivity, responsible for the high photoactivity of the 2-arylpropionic acids, is the ready decarboxylation of the carboxylic acid moiety. The specific absorbance characteristics of the different chromophoric 2-aryl substituents, affects the decarboxylation mechanism. While ibuprofen has weak absorption, it has been reported as a weak photosensitising agent.[citation needed]

During pregnancy

NSAIDs are not recommended during pregnancy, particularly during the third trimester. While NSAIDs as a class are not direct teratogens, they may cause premature closure of the fetal ductus arteriosus and renal ADRs in the fetus. Additionally, they are linked with premature birth[43] and miscarriage.[44][45] Aspirin, however, is used together with heparin in pregnant women with antiphospholipid antibodies.[46] Additionally, Indomethacin is used in pregnancy to treat polyhydramnios by reducing fetal urine production via inhibiting fetal renal blood flow.

In contrast, paracetamol (acetaminophen) is regarded as being safe and well-tolerated during pregnancy, but Leffers et al. released a study in 2010 indicating that there may be associated male infertility in the unborn.[47][48] Doses should be taken as prescribed, due to risk of hepatotoxicity with overdoses.[49]

In France, the country’s health agency contraindicates the use of NSAIDs, including aspirin, after the sixth month of pregnancy.[50]

Allergy/allergy-like hypersensitivity reactions

A variety of allergic or allergic-like NSAID hypersensitivity reactions follow the ingestion of NSAIDs. These hypersensitivity reactions differ from the other adverse reactions listed here which are toxicity reactions, i.e. unwanted reactions that result from the pharmacological action of a drug, are dose-related, and can occur in any treated individual; hypersensitivity reactions are idiosyncratic reactions to a drug.[51] Some NSAID hypersensitivity reactions are truly allergic in origin: 1) repetitive IgE-mediated urticarial skin eruptions, angioedema, and anaphylaxis following immediately to hours after ingesting one structural type of NSAID but not after ingesting structurally unrelated NSAIDs; and 2)Comparatively mild to moderately severe T cell-mediated delayed onset (usually more than 24 hour), skin reactions such as maculopapular rashfixed drug eruptionsphotosensitivity reactions, delayed urticaria, and contact dermatitis; or 3) far more severe and potentially life-threatening t-cell mediated delayed systemic reactions such as the DRESS syndromeacute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, the Stevens–Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis. Other NSAID hypersensitivity reactions are allergy-like symptoms but do not involve true allergic mechanisms; rather, they appear due to the ability of NSAIDs to alter the metabolism of arachidonic acid in favor of forming metabolites that promote allergic symptoms. Afflicted individuals may be abnormally sensitive to these provocative metabolites and/or overproduce them and typically are susceptible to a wide range of structurally dissimilar NSAIDs, particularly those that inhibit COX1. Symptoms, which develop immediately to hours after ingesting any of various NSAIDs that inhibit COX-1, are: 1)exacerbations of asthmatic and rhinitis (see aspirin-induced asthma) symptoms in individuals with a history of asthma or rhinitis and 2) exacerbation or first-time development of wheals and/or angioedema in individuals with or without a history of chronic urticarial lesions or angioedema.[15]

Other

Common adverse drug reactions (ADR), other than listed above, include: raised liver enzymesheadachedizziness.[5]Uncommon ADRs include: hyperkalaemia, confusion, bronchospasm, rash.[5] Rapid and severe swelling of the face and/or body. Ibuprofen may also rarely cause irritable bowel syndrome symptoms. NSAIDs are also implicated in some cases of Stevens–Johnson syndrome.

Most NSAIDs penetrate poorly into the central nervous system(CNS). However, the COX enzymes are expressed constitutively in some areas of the CNS, meaning that even limited penetration may cause adverse effects such as somnolence and dizziness.

In very rare cases, ibuprofen can cause aseptic meningitis.[52]

As with other drugs, allergies to NSAIDs might exist. While many allergies are specific to one NSAID, up to 1 in 5 people may have unpredictable cross-reactive allergic responses to other NSAIDs as well.[53]

Drug interactions

NSAIDs reduce renal blood flow and thereby decrease the efficacy of diuretics, and inhibit the elimination of lithium and methotrexate.[54]

NSAIDs cause hypocoagulability, which may be serious when combined with other drugs that also decrease blood clotting, such as warfarin.[54]

NSAIDs may aggravate hypertension (high blood pressure) and thereby antagonize the effect of antihypertensives,[54] such as ACE Inhibitors.[55]

NSAIDs may interfere and reduce efficiency of SSRIantidepressants.[56][57]

Various widely used nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) enhance endocannabinoid signaling by blocking the anandamide-degrading membrane enzyme fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH).[58]

How’s that for a warning label?  Did it have enough side effects for you? Think you might need more meds after taking this one? That label was 4094 words long. How many of those do you read? How do you know what you’re doing to your body if you don’t know what you’re putting into it? Do you think it coincidence that Monsanto started their GMO seed about the same time that glycation started being researched? Since much of this kind of research is funded by the industry it affects, I wouldn’t doubt that Monsanto had a hand in this research. This would allow them to immediately file these studies on glycation so that doctors and other scientists couldn’t find them to review. Yet each and every one of these 17,000+ studies have been vetted and examined by the NIH and PubMed. What I want to know is, why weren’t warnings about the glycative affects of glucose revealed at that time? Did Monsanto have anything to do with it?

The above list is the warning label for the adverse effects of Celebrex. Do you take Celebrex? Have you read the above warnings? Use of this drug can only lead to the use of more and more drugs. What do you think that would do for the profits for Monsanto? Do you still think this is coincidence? From renal failure, to the increased risk of myocardial infarction and stroke,[26][27] this drug brings on more drug use, simply so people can get away from their pain, pain caused by consumption of Monsanto’s grains. To me this is completely an unsustainable cycle. It’s a cycle of death and disease, leaving only, people in pain. Where is the sense in keeping this addiction?

Celebrex isn’t the only drug that leads to this interdependent drug abuse orchestrated by Monsanto, Pfizer, Bayer and Syngenta. There is a profitable reason that this cycle continues. Boatloads of investors depend on it. Too bad they don’t know what it’s doing to the society that they have to life in and with.

I propose that we tell Monsanto how we feel about this, not with our voices, but with our mouths in what we eat. Quit eating grains. They’re responsible for nearly all the pain you experience (with the exception of physical injuries).Grains and the glycation they bring, bring also all inflammation that influences all diseases. Stop buying bread, crackers, cookies, anything that flour is used in, stop using it, forever. That’s the only way you can start to free yourself from the addiction. You have to stop buying their junk food. Their junk food is making you sick. It’s making you sicker by the day. Stop it, you have the power to stop it and by stopping it, it gives you power, far more power than what you ever could have imagined you would have.

According to the BJM (British Medical Journal) on Cox 2 inhibitors such as Celebrex,  Selective COX 2 inhibitors are associated with a moderate increase in the risk of vascular events, as are high dose regimens of ibuprofen and diclofenac, but high dose naproxen is not associated with such an excess. How often do you need to take an Advil for your headache? Were you aware of what that painkiller does to your kidneys and liver or how much it increased your odds of having a heart attack? Why weren’t you made aware of that when it was sold to you? Maybe it was. Every drug commercial is primarily a dissertation of the adverse effects and precautions and contraindications each drug has. They all have to include this in all advertising. You’d think that that would dissuade anyone from buying into what has turned out to be nothing more than a perception of health. What drug use leads to is really not relief but continued drug use. It’s called ongoing treatment. Every hospital takes part in it. This is the effect of a society on carbohydrates….a society on drugs.

In all, there were 11,833 studies on PubMed, on the effects of glucose glycating proteins, hemoglobin, and cholesterol dating back to March, 1984. {There were 17628 studies done on PMC.) Incidentally, that was one month after I was released from the hospital after spending a month in a coma and suffering two strokes while comatose. I could have never come back this far without Dr Perlmutter’s help and advice that it was the AGEs that were hindering my recovery. Again, I have to thank you, Dr Perlmutter.

With having the evidence for over 30 years, why hasn’t the public been told about glycation or the AGEs they create prior to Dr Perlmutter’s book, Grain Brain? It’s those AGEs that are at the root of all modern diseases. If this was uncovered 30+ years ago, why have we just found out about it from the bestselling books from two doctors? Was someone trying to hide something? My guess is yes.

This is Monsanto’s path to power and freedom. Their freedom is to wreak whatever havoc they can on your health by masturbating your taste buds with their glucose laden products, so you’ll be buying their pharmaceuticals in the near future. By near, I mean, it only takes a couple days before you’re indebted (addicted). If you want true power and freedom, you can have it in two weeks. That’s how long it takes to break the addiction. Or you can do it with a fast in 3 days.

Our Celebration of Our Addiction to Sugar and the Price We Pay For It.

Our Celebration of Our Addiction to Sugar and the Price We Pay For It.

It’s not hard to see how much you enjoy celebrating your addiction to carbs. It’s displayed in everything that’s said and done, in all aspects of the food industry. It’s boldly advertised everywhere you go. Soon after following this celebration of addiction that you love to express, comes a parade of drugs that you’ll be taking to treat all of the symptoms that come from succumbing to your addiction. This simple equation displays the need that we have to curb the influence of the grain and pharmaceutical industry on our health.

Our Addiction is Displayed Everywhere

Enjoy Coca Cola SignFailure to control this influence will not only lead more disease and illness, but more to greater health costs overall. How Drink Coca Cola Signare we ever going to learn to live healthy and kick this habit, before it destroys our society? How are we ever going to put an end to diabetes? Or an end to Alzheimer’s disease? Or cancer? Or heart disease? Or arthritis? Or hypertension? Hyperlipidemia? High Cholesterol? I would like to show just how our celebration of addiction to sugar is not only destroying our individual lives, it has the possibility of destroying our entire civilization, if we don’t curb is influence.

An Addiction That Leads to More Addictions

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I intend to show you how this industry hooks you in the first place, how they keep you hooked so in the future you’re forced to buy into their drug habit. This drug habit involves NSAIDS (aspirin, Motrin, Advil, Aleve), anti-inflammatories, antacids, anti-gas and bloating, (Pepto Bismol, Gaviscon, Alka Seltzer) and we’re just starting with the OCDs. For prescription medicine, we’re looking at all opioids (Oxycontin, Oxycodone, Vicodin, Percocet), which again are addictive.  More prescription NSAIDS like Celebrex, Relafen, Relifex, and Gambaran. We know that by the existing opioid abuse epidemic how dangerous these drugs are. Do you think this happened by chance?

The Worst Consequence of Carbs

Other prescription medicines that you’re doomed to need if you continue your carbohydrate consumption (especially for those who allow ECC to control them), includes but are not limited to statins, vasoactive agents, fibrates, CETP Inhibitors, and niacin, just for starters. Statins are, by far, the far worst of these medications.

After spending 15 years giving care to and for seniors, I have seen the ravages statin drugs have taken on their bodies. They slowly rob their users from their mental faculties, then their muscles, then their lives. What it takes away from its users is in no way replaced by the treatment it offers. They are nothing more than invitations to a need to take more and more drugs. It seems that the drug industry has found ways to make you buy more of their wares.

This industry promotes that high cholesterol has something to do with heart disease, which couldn’t be further from the truth and that high cholesterol is dangerous. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Cholesterol isn’t the problem. Cholesterol is healthy. Your body has to use it to stay alive. Taking cholesterol away from your body only leads to more medication. I can see where this would benefit the drug industry.

Cholesterol, your body’s fuel

High cholesterol isn’t a heart problem. It’s a diet problem. Your diet is responsible for your high cholesterol. Your major food source is your primary source of cholesterol and that is where the problem begins. Your high carbohydrate diet produces cholesterol in your body that is not clean cholesterol, meaning that it is dirty fuel, as cholesterol is your body’s fuel. This is cholesterol you don’t need. You need clean cholesterol that’s been produced by fat. That is what powers our bodies.

Cholesterol is your body’s fuel source. It’s cholesterol that enters the cell to be used for fuel, so what’s important is the kind of cholesterol that your body uses. Is it clean or dirty cholesterol? Cholesterol from carbohydrates is a dirty sticky fuel due to the nature from which this cholesterol comes from. It comes from a sticky, icky, gooey, gluey substance, sugar and its residue after it’s burned is just as sticky. This is what leads to plaque, the basis of most all cancers, heart diseases and all dementias.

I’ve only talked about heart medications so far, I haven’t even touched on cancer medication or cholesterol medication (many of which are related to heart medications like statins), nor have I covered other prescription medication for arthritis, high blood pressure, and memory loss. The list goes on and on. What a quagmire this has turned out to be. But I’m going to try to make some sense out of this quagmire, so that we’re left with just a small puzzle leaving you wondering, like me, why?

I’ve already proven how the discontinuance of these foods leads only to better health and how continued consumption of these foods, only leads to a path of illness and disease. What I don’t know, did this industry know what these foods do from the studies that have come out over the last 70+ years? Or did they remain electively ignorant of the reports? Or did they influence the cover-up of these reports? With as many reports that have come out, I seriously doubt it. There are just so many of them (701) that it’s easy to miss most of them. Later I’ll show you how this industry has had its problems in the courts. Some of it is not pretty.

I’ll list just a few of the studies that have shown this damage going back over 70 years. The earliest study I found in 701 studies done over the years, was completed in 1939. I looked through page after page of studies that started in the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s. They seem to grow in number as time goes on. Studies have exploded since the turn of this century, as more and more people are starting to recognize the true dangers this food imposes on its consumers. Yet the majority of the addicted choose to remain ignorant to it dangers, as they’re impotent in ignoring its lures. They are all controlled by their hormones which are controlling their emotions. This is a common trait of carbolism. The addicted have little to no choice in the matter. The need to feed the addiction is no less than that of any other addiction, which forces the addicted to continue to feed the addiction. It’s the way addiction works, it’s the way carbolism works.

Celebration of sugar addiction

We’re inundated with the commercialism of addiction on a daily basis. You see advertising for these foods and drinks everywhere. How many snack food companies are there? How many cereal companies are there? How many soft drink companies are there? How many beer and spirits companies are there? How many commercials do you see each day from these industries? All of those commercials are luring you into their web of addiction. The grain industry has found ways to infect our society, like cockroaches

We all know who profits from this today, but have you ever connected that with who is going to profit from it 10, 20, 30 years from now, the pharmaceutical industry? It seems that the grain industry’s intent is to do nothing more than to fuel the drug industry. Whether it is their intent, it is and has been the result. How long it continues to be, depends on how long we continue allow our addictions to exist.

Drug companies, right now, are foaming at the mouth for all the business the food industry has sent them. (Pun intended.) Nobody is interested in breaking this addiction. What more could they ask for, a captive audience, all set up to need what they need to feed your addiction at a cost that they set. You get to pay it or deal with your pain. Many times you have to pay it, just to stay alive. Do you wonder why medical costs keep going up or why insurance costs so much? If everyone would stop buying into this ruse, and found their cure, what would happen to the pharmaceutical industry? A huge drop in demand for their drugs would lower the price for the drugs as well as the treatments. It’s not hard to see the benefit that would have.

The underlying cause of sugar addiction

First off, let’s define it. Dictionary.com defines addiction;   Noun, the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something thatis psychologically or physically habit-forming,  as  narcotics,  to  such anextent that its cessation causes severe trauma.-

Wikipedia defines Addiction is a medical condition characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences.”

I personally define addiction as a compulsion to consume a substance that the body craves but doesn’t need because it actually harms the body. This definition rings true for heroin and opioids, sugar and alcohol, cigarettes and tobacco, the three most abused substances in the civilized algorithm, although not in that order. The worst of these addictions is that of sugar and alcohol, with sugar being by far, the meanest and vilest scourge ever committed upon the human race.

Baby FormulasIt starts with the placement of sugar and carbs in the baby food that’s sold throughout the industry. It’s obvious to me why they put it in baby food.  That’s because it’s so palatable and goes down so easy making the food more palatable so babies would be less likely to not consume it. What baby doesn’t love the taste of sugar? This taste for sugar soon turns into an addiction requiring it be fed to the body, every other hour or so. Whether or not this was the intended consequences of the marketing of this food, this consequence has become America’s newest death sentence. By showing how this addiction affects the body in Carbs; The Newly Discovered Death Sentencethe evidence proves how dangerous this food is to human physiology. Yet we continue to celebrate our addiction to it simply to enhance profits. Profits for the Grain industry as well as the drug industry are driven by our insatiable appetites for these foods, which is driven by their unending advertising.

The major reason this addiction continues is due to the manner in which it is and has been promoted. The desire to create more and more ways and forms to entice everyone to eat and drink more of this deadly food is nothing short of astounding.  It continues to amaze me how inventive we are at finding ways to kill ourselves with our own taste buds. Studies have been done, books have been written, the public have been warned, but it continues to happen. Every time I turn around I see another new way to kill ourselves in another appealing commercial. All this advertising encouraging us to consume more and more or their blood glucose raising, diabetes causing, HBP causing, dementia causing foods is the driving force of this addiction and consequent expense.

woman-eats-bag-doritosA carbohydrate diet requires that you feed it almost on an hourly basis. A ketogenic diet, on the other hand, allows you to go all day without eating much of anything. Here’s the secret, carboholics don’t like to go hungry. They do almost anything they can to not go hungry. Those on a ketogenic diet, don’t mind going hungry. Actually, to us it’s not going hungry. It’s simply going without eating. The hunger doesn’t exist as much, as the cycle of addiction has been broken. We feel the hunger pangs and many times, welcome them, because we know that is where we build our better health. We do this by building Ghrelin throughout our systems, because we know that Ghrelin works to build our immunity as well as making us a little smarter by increasing our brain power, through the addition of BDNF in our brains. Remember BDNF is that stuff that’s the foundation of new brain cells. Remember the Nrf2, that ramps up the production of your anti-oxidants? Those are both benefits of Ghrelin in your system.

Your celebration of your addiction to this sugar is the industry’s celebration of profits, both in the food they sell us and the drugs we buy to relieve the pain. For them, it’s a win-win situation. For the public who buys into this, it’s a no win situation. This is the prescription for future medications, if you’re in your teen and twenties. In your thirties, you’ll start buying their headache and stomach ache medication. In your forties, it’ll become  insulin or anti-diabetes medication, then in your 50’s and 60’s and beyond, pick your poison, heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease. Any one or all of these are going to hit you when you least expect it. I know. I’ve experienced it. I pray that you heed my words and don’t experience it yourselves.

Targeted Advertising

coke & Pepsi cansAlmost everything I see advertised on channels marketing to younger viewers is encouraging everyone to buy more soda, energy drinks (most of which are laden with sugar), snack chips and cereals. Then when you’re a few years older the ads are aimed at selling you crackers and pastas. Then  into your 40’s, 50’s and 60’s the ads are all aimed at selling you treatments and drugs for all the diseases and illnesses that your lifetime of consumption has brought you, drugs for diabetes, heart disease, cancer, arthritis, dementia, HBP, high cholesterol, etc, etc, etc. How long do I need to go on? Did I mention headaches or stomach aches?

When I watch programming on TV appealing to older viewers, like news broadcasts, I’m inundated with the commercials they show for drugs to treat heart disease (for there is no cure, only treatment), to treat cancer (again no cure), diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, arthritis, diabetes and obesity. Drug companies are doing their best to sell their drugs to us to treat (not cure) us, for the illness and pain that they cause. And we buy it. We buy into it big time. We’ve bought into it our entire lives. The biggest problem here is most people are still buying into it. And they’re buying into it in massive quantities, evidenced by to pandemics of obesity, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, cancer, arthritis, HBP, etc, etc. What’s being spent now, not just on snacks and beverages, but on staples like flour and sugar, pasta and cereal will be tripled, quadrupled, quintupled and even more, in payments to the pharmaceutical companies in the future, after your done paying the price for the damage all your years of consumption will cause.  The only way to getting as close to a cure as you can, is to give them up as completely as possible, otherwise, continuance will only incur the need for drugs.

The drugs they’ll be pushing on you, for heart disease or cancer, or even just for your headaches and stomach aches will be an array of side effect causing chemicals that will ultimately make it necessary for you to purchase more of their drugs to counteract the side effects of the drugs you’ve been taking for your treatment. You see proof of this everywhere. I experienced it myself when I was on 12 different medications just to treat an underlying chronic pain problem. I had to take diuretics for my high blood pressure, anti-depressants because “they worked on the same receptors in the brain that the pain used”, NSAIDS for the headaches I always used to get, opioids for the chronic pain I live with from the car accident. The diuretics were for my high blood pressure caused by my pain, or so I thought. After I quit the bread, the pain subsided. Maybe not completely, but enough to encourage me to quit all grains. When it subsided even more, I decided to quit all carbs. My biggest benefit was the loss of my high blood pressure along with 30 lbs of weight.

When they advertise new drugs, the precautions and side effects of the drugs they want to sell you, take up more of the commercials, they show, than the explanations of their benefits. I have to wonder where the regulation is. Is it for the consumer (which it’s supposed to be) or is this regulation for the benefit of the industry? How can drugs with that many precautions and side effects still be approved for sale? It appears to me that this industry has the FDA under their spell.

Which does it appear to be, to you? This industry is still allowed to market foods of disease and death while marketing treatments for those diseases and illnesses. Who knew that these industries are related? Before I started this, I didn’t. I had to uncover this information, so I’ll show you how all this is connected and it’s connected to take your money. Their manner of taking your money is clearly hazardous to your health. This is something you need to know, because nothing is more important than your health.

The industry that feeds you sugar, prescription-drugs-assortment-bottles-containing-bottle-foreground-open-pills-spilled-out-onto-black-surface-36701776pills-3489144

forces you to buy their sister industry’s drugs.


The food industry which also includes the grain industry, which includes the crop seed industry that provides the farmers with the seed they need to grow the grains that they sell us to put on our tables for us to eat, is related to the pharmaceutical industry that makes all the drugs for all the diseases that these foods create. My question is how could we allow an industry responsible for our food, be also responsible for the diseases their food creates?

What we’ve allowed these related industries to do, in a nutshell, is drain our wallets at the grocery store by influencing us to buy their sodas, fruit drinks, snack foods, pastas, breads, cereals and crackers, while draining our wallets again at the pharmacy to buy their drugs that treat the symptoms of the diseases their food is responsible for.

  1. For the food we’re sold through their marketing….(and their advertising is pure magic to see and it’s so easy to buy into). Their product tastes better than anything in the world. How much more could you can ask for than a worldwide customer base that’s addicted to your wares. Because it’s addictive (like tobacco), you only have to make it more appealing than that of its competitors, of which it has plenty because the addiction is so strong. That makes it more deadly than heroin, simply because it’s as prevalent as water. In some places, more prevalent.
  2. We also get to pay their associates for the drugs we need to combat the diseases that their food has given us. And pay them we do. We’ll pay them anything to get out of the pain that we’ve been inflicted with, from eating the food they so happily sold to us. We just don’t connect that pain we feel with the food we’ve grown up with. But it is connected. It’s connected in a big way. They first connected themselves toward the end of the 20th century with mergers and acquisitions bringing chemical, pharmaceutical and crop seed companies under one roof.

The Perfect Sugar Ruse

This disturbs me and it disturbs me big-time.  The company that produces the crop seed for the food I’m supposedly going to eat is the same pharmaceutical company that makes drugs for the illnesses and diseases this food is responsible for? If it legal? It isn’t illegal. it happens and you buy into it..

This industry is so intent on keeping us addicted that sugar or corn syrup is quite often the #1 or #2 ingredient in baby food, meaning that if you’re not one of the few that are raised on their mother’s milk, and had to grow up on baby food, you’re condemned to an addiction that our grain and pharmaceutical industry has imposed upon you.

It’s not surprising that we’ve ignored this addiction for as long as we’ve had it. We’ve ignored it because we grew up with it. Everyone has it, so as far as everyone is concerned, there is no addiction. After all how can you be addicted to something that you need to survive? How can you live without something that you need to survive? That’s where the question lies, in whether or not, it’s something you need to survive. Do you really need this food or can you live without it. You can live without it and you should live without it. To do this, you make your body not need it. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? It is simple, it just isn’t easy. This is one case where simple is not easy.

We’ve made it so easy for this industry to increase our addiction that we look forward to finding new way to inflict more harm on our bodies. And this industry is more than happy to oblige us with their new creations to further our addiction. It’s a win –win situation for them. They couldn’t ask for anything more. We’re paying one side for what we eat the other side for drugs. Monsanto does the best at this.

Monsanto’s involvement

monsanto-evil-seed-corporate-greed-sign-asheville-north-carolina-usa-may-anti-accusing-being-gmo-protest-41136878According to Wikipedia; “Monsanto scientists were among the first to genetically modify a plant cell, publishing their results in 1983;[3] five years later, the company conducted the first field tests of genetically engineered crops. Increasing involvement in agricultural biotechnology R&D in general dates from the installment of Richard Mahoney as Monsanto’s CEO in 1983.[12] This involvement increased under the leadership of Robert Shapiro, appointed CEO in 1995, leading ultimately to divestment of product lines unrelated to agriculture.[12]” This divestment of product lines is their introduction into pharmaceuticals. Did they know at this time, what their food was doing to their consumers? Had they seen any of the reports that started coming out in 1939 and continued until today? Are they aware of any of them now? It appears not, or they’re choosing to be electively ignorant. I think it’s the latter. Their history tells us it’s the latter.

From Wikipedia; “In 1985, Monsanto acquired G. D. Searle & Company, a life sciences company focusing on pharmaceuticals, agriculture, and animal health. In 1993, Monsanto’s Searle division filed a patent application for Celebrex,[39][40] which in 1998 became the first selectiveCOX‑2 inhibitor to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).[41]Celebrex became a blockbuster drug and was often mentioned as a key reason for Pfizer‘s acquisition of Monsanto’s pharmaceutical business in 2002.[42] Celebrex and arthritis, did they know the connection? What causes arthritis? Was this industry aware of the studies that started coming out in the 50’s and 60’s about the dangers of their product?

“In 1996, Monsanto purchased Agracetus, the biotechnology company that had generated the first transgenic varieties of cotton, soybeans, peanuts, and other crops, and from which Monsanto had already been licensing technology since 1991.[44]Monsanto first entered the maize seed business when it purchased 40% of DEKALB in 1996; it purchased the remainder of the corporation in 1998.[45] In 1998 Monsanto purchased Cargill‘s international seed business, which gave it access to sales and distribution facilities in 51 countries.[45] In 2005, it finalized the purchase of Seminis Inc, a leading global vegetable and fruit seed company, for $1.4 billion.[46] This made it the world’s largest conventional seed company at the time. Again, I have to wonder if they had seen the studies of what their products were doing to their consumers?

“In 2007, Monsanto and BASF announced a long-term agreement to cooperate in the research, development, and marketing of new plant biotechnology products.[47][48]” “Through a series of transactions, the Monsanto that existed from 1901 to 2000 and the current Monsanto are legally two distinct corporations. Although they share the same name and corporate headquarters, many of the same executives and other employees, and responsibility for liabilities arising out of activities in the industrial chemical business, the agricultural chemicals business is the only segment carried forward from the pre-1997 Monsanto Company to the current Monsanto Company. This was accomplished beginning in the 1980s:

  • 1985: Monsanto purchased D. Searle & Company for $2.7 billion in cash.[49][50] In this merger, Searle’s aspartame business became a separate Monsanto subsidiary, the NutraSweet Company. CEO of NutraSweet, Robert B. Shapiro, served as CEO of Monsanto from 1995 to 2001.[51]
  • 1996: Monsanto acquiredAgracetus, a majority interest in Calgene, creators of the Flavr Savr tomato, and 40% of DeKalb Genetics Corporation. It purchased the remainder of DeKalb in 1998.[52][53]
  • 1997: Monsanto spun off its industrial chemical and fiber divisions intoSolutia[12][54]In January, Monsanto announced the purchase of Holden’s Foundations Seeds, a privately held seed business. By acquiring Holden’s, Monsanto became the biggest American producer of foundation corn, the parent seed from which hybrids are made.[55] The combined purchase price was $925 million. Also, in April, Monsanto purchased the remaining shares of Calgene.
  • 1999: Monsanto sold off NutraSweet Co.[12]In December, Monsanto merged with Pharmacia & Upjohn,[12] and the agricultural division became a wholly owned subsidiary of the “new” Pharmacia; the medical research divisions of Monsanto, which included products such as Celebrex, were rolled into Pharmacia.[56]
  • 2000 (October): Pharmacia spun off its Monsanto subsidiary into a new company,[12]the “new Monsanto”.[57]Monsanto agreed to indemnify Pharmacia against any liabilities that might be incurred from judgments against Solutia. As a result, the new Monsanto continues to be a party to numerous lawsuits that relate to operations of the old Monsanto. Pharmacia was bought by Pfizer in a deal announced in 2002 and completed in 2003.[58][59])
  • 2005: Monsanto acquired Emergent Genetics and its Stoneville and NexGen cotton brands. Emergent was the third largest U.S. cotton seed company, with about 12 percent of the U.S. market. Monsanto’s goal was to obtain “a strategic cotton germ plasm and traits platform.”[60]The vegetable seed producer Seminis was purchased for $1.4 billion.[61]
  • 2007: In June, Monsanto purchasedDelta & Pine Land Company, a major cotton seed breeder, for $1.5 billion.[62] As a condition for approval from the Department of Justice, Monsanto was obligated to divest its Stoneville cotton business, which it sold to Bayer, and to divest its NexGen cotton business, which it sold to Americot.[63]Monsanto also exited the pig breeding business by selling Monsanto Choice Genetics to Newsham Genetics LC in November, divesting itself of “any and all swine-related patents, patent applications, and all other intellectual property”.[64]:108
  • 2008: Monsanto purchased the Dutch seed companyDe Ruiter Seeds for €546 million,[65] and sold its POSILAC bovine somatotropin brand and related business to Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly in August for $300 million plus “additional contingent consideration”.[66]
  • 2012: Monsanto purchased for $210 million Precision Planting Inc., a company that produced computer hardware and software designed to enable farmers to increase yield and productivity through more accurate planting.[67]
  • 2013: Monsanto purchased San Francisco-basedClimate Corp for $930 million.[68]Climate Corp. makes more accurate local weather forecasts for farmers based on data modelling and historical data; if the forecasts were wrong, the farmer was recompensed.[69]
  • 2015 Monsanto tried to buySyngenta for US$46.5 billion but failed.[70]
  • 2016Bayer offered to buy Monsanto for US$62 billion.[71]

Monsanto’s involvement in the pharmaceutical industry and the agrosciences has grown to a monopolistic proportions.  It not only controls

It’s not just crop seed that they manufacture; they also are responsible for the chemicals sprayed on the crops grown from their seed. Since it’s been genetically modified to withstand the effects of their herbicide, roundup, I’ve always wondered how much of those chemicals get into our food through this process. Roundup is a glyphosate herbicide, meaning that it’s an enzyme inhibitor, that’s not good for human health.  For me, it’s just not healthy enough, especially for the problems I already live with. More chemicals in my body is not what I need to keep it healthy. You may want to chance it, but pesticides and herbicides in our diet have been linked to bladder cancer. Why would I want to chance that, just for the taste of something sweet or salty? You only think you’re craving the salt, when in all actuality, you’re craving the carbs that come with the salt. The salt isn’t addictive, the carbs are. Evidenced below is just a little of Monsanto’s bio-chemical industry.

Because they’re so good at manufacturing the chemicals for the herbicides and pesticides, they can manufacture GMO seed that is resistant to these chemicals. Though the plant may be resistant to the chemicals, does that mean that your body is? I don’t think so.

How glyphosate-based herbicides & GM seed combine to make consumption of grains dangerous.

Again according to Wikipedia; “Monsanto chemist John E. Franz repurposed the chemical glyphosate as a systemic herbicide in 1970.[89] Monsanto’s last commercially relevant United States patent on glyphosate expired in 2000, and since then glyphosate has been marketed in the United States and worldwide by many agrochemical companies, in different solution strengths and with various adjuvants, under dozens of trade names.[90][91][92][93] As of 2009, sales of glyphosate represented about 10% of Monsanto’s revenue due to competition from other producers of other glyphosate-based herbicides;[94] their Roundup products (which include GM seeds) represented about half of Monsanto’s gross margin.[95]

Glyphosate is an enzyme inhibitor, used not only in herbicides, but also in many drugs. They allow the drug to be more specific to the treatment and incur fewer side effects, for the patient. Don’t think that ingestion of Glyphosate now through your grain intake will prevent side effects of medications in the future. I can virtually guarantee that it won’t.

biplane-crop-duster-spraying-farm-field-14911079Wikipedia say about glyphosate; “Glyphosate is absorbed through foliage, and minimally through roots,[6][7][8] and transported to growing points. It inhibits a plant enzyme involved in the synthesis of three aromatic amino acids: tyrosine, tryptophan, and phenylalanine. Therefore, it is effective only on actively growing plants and is not effective as a pre-emergence herbicide. An increasing number of crops have been genetically engineered to be tolerant of glyphosate (e.g. Roundup Ready soybean, the first Roundup Ready crop, also created by Monsanto) which allows farmers to use glyphosate as a postemergence herbicide against weeds. The development of glyphosate resistance in weed species is emerging as a costly problem. While glyphosate and formulations such as Roundup have been approved by regulatory bodies worldwide, concerns about their effects on humans and the environment persist.[5][9]

“Many regulatory and scholarly reviews have evaluated the relative toxicity of glyphosate as an herbicide. The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment toxicology review in 2013 found that “the available data is contradictory and far from being convincing” with regard to correlations between exposure to glyphosate formulations and risk of various cancers, including non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).[10]

A 2014 review article reported a significant association between B-cell lymphoma and glyphosate occupational exposure.[11] In March 2015 the World Health Organization‘s International Agency for Research on Cancer classified glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic in humans” (category 2A) based on epidemiological studies, animal studies, and in vitro studies.[9][12][13] However in 2016 a joint meeting of the United Nations (FAO) Panel of Experts on Pesticide Residues in Food and the Environment and the World Health Organization (WHO) Core Assessment Group on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) concluded that based on the available evidence “glyphosate is unlikely to pose a carcinogenic risk to humans from exposure through the diet”.[86]

Are you glyphosate resistant? Can your body withstand the changes that glyphosate forces upon your body every time  you have a sandwich? With Glyphosate being coated on the wheat that your bread is made from, how can you guarantee that none of it is in your body? How can you guarantee that it’s not affecting your physiology? Can you guarantee that it’s not affecting the actions of enzymes in your body that regulate your health? What guarantees do you have that this won’t initiate more trips to your doctor?

Acetylcholine is an important chemical in the body that’s important for brain function and muscle function throughout the body as Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter. For Acetylcholine to act as a neurotransmitter, it needs multiple enzymes that function in the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system, for Acetylcholine works as a neurotransmitter as well as a neuromodulator.

The body uses the enzyme acetylcholinesterase to help activate muscles by inhibiting the action of  acetylcholine , and if glyphosate herbicides (Roundup weed killer used on more farms than any other weed killer) are enzyme inhibitors, how can the ingestion of grains laden with these herbicides, not effect the function of the enzymes in your body since you consume them every time you eat bread products of any sort?

These Glyphosate herbicides are enzyme inhibitors that have the ability to alter or stop the cell signaling capabilities of enzymes. If they can do this to plants, where is the guarantee that it won’t affect your body? Chances are, they’re going to change how your body operates and in the long run be the precursor to many diseases. It’s crucial for the body’s proper function that the actions of certain enzymes are never altered. Where’s the guarantee that these enzyme inhibiting herbicides that your wheat has been sprayed with, won’t affect your health? There is none.

According to Wikipedia; “Acetylcholine receptor agonists and antagonists can either have an effect directly on the receptors or exert their effects indirectly, e.g., by affecting the enzyme acetylcholinesterase, which degrades the receptor ligand. Agonists increase the level of receptor activation, antagonists reduce it.” I would consider an enzyme inhibitor an antagonist as it inhibits enzyme function.

It’s a little clearer to see now, how the altering of how enzymes work, in our bodies can have an effect on our health. I can see how this could come from a diet high in grains because how of much Roundup is sprayed on grain that’s milled into flour. I can also see how this could present a huge gain for the pharmaceutical industry. Is this really the intent of Monsanto, the maker of Roundup, the widest used herbicide on the planet? Or is it just negligence? I have to wonder because of their previous ties with Pharmacia & Upjohn, makers of Celebrex. These are just a few of thousands of enzymes and cell signaling proteins that are effected by this enzyme inhibitor.

I for one would not like to have this inhibitor flowing through by blood mucking up my system. Who knows what enzymes it’s going to inhibit in your body? Fortunately for me, I don’t have to worry about that, as carbs aren’t in my diet. They don’t get a chance to muck up anything in my body anymore, I’ve gone keto and I’m not going back.

It looks to me like Monsanto is trying to lock up not only our digestive problems but the resolve of those digestive problems. They like to persuade you to buy their food products which you are more than happy to do, then they get your money again when you purchase your Celebrex to ease the pain of the arthritis given you by their grains.

It’s not only Monsanto, Bayer has its own interest in the area of crop science, as explained by Wikipedia, “ in 2002, Bayer AG acquired the Dutch seed company Nunhems, which at the time was one of the world’s top five seed companies.[53][54]:270 In 2006, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that Bayer CropScience’s Liberty Link genetically modified rice had contaminated the U.S. rice supply. Shortly after the public learned of the contamination, the E.U. banned imports of U.S. long-grain rice and the futures price plunged. In April 2010, a Lonoke County, Arkansas jury awarded a dozen farmers $48 million. The case is currently on appeal to the Arkansas Supreme Court. On 1 July 2011 Bayer CropScience agreed to a global settlement for up to $750 million.[55] In September 2014, the firm announced plans to invest $1 billion in the United States between 2013 and 2016. A Bayer spokesperson said that the largest investments will be made to expand the production of its herbicide Liberty. Liberty is used to kill weeds which have grown resistant to Monsanto’s product Roundup[56]

Bayer’s involvement

bayer-20901226“Bayer’s four divisions, are related in their concerns to their contribution to our food industry as well as their contribution to the pharmaceutical industry.  Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Bayer crop Science, Bayer Animal Health, and Bayer Consumer Health are all related to our health. They too like to charge us for the food they market to us, then charge us for medication to treat the symptoms of the diseases that their foods are responsible for. Their divested interests are Lanxess (Bayer Chemicals AG) Diagnostics Division, Diabetes Devices Division, Covestro (Bayer Material Science).

Astra Zenica / Syngenta’s involvement

“Zeneca Agrochemicals was part of AstraZeneca, and formerly of Imperial Chemical Industries. ICI was formed in the UK in 1926. Two years later, work began at the Agricultural Research Station at Jealotts Hill near Bracknell.[9]” “In 2004, Syngenta Seeds purchased Garst, the North American corn and soybean business of Advanta, as well as Golden Harvest Seeds.[10][11] On 5 December 2004, the European Union ended a six-year moratorium when it approved imports of two varieties of genetically modified corn sold by Monsanto and its Swiss rival, Syngenta.[12]

AstraZeneca owned by Syngenta, again is evidence of this industrial control over our lives. Syngenta is a Swiss biotechnology company that operates globally. According to Wikipedia; “Syngenta AG is a global Swiss agribusiness that produces agrochemicals and seeds. As a biotechnology company, it conducts genomic research. It was formed in 2000 by the merger of Novartis Agribusiness and Zeneca Agrochemicals. As of 2014 Syngenta was the world’s largest crop chemical producer, strongest in Europe.[2] As of 2009 it ranked third in seeds and biotechnology sales.[3] Sales in 2015 were approximately US$13.4 billion, over half of which were in emerging markets.[1]

The three agrichemical companies above are the largest in the world, controlling a majority of the foods we eat along with the medications we take. I’ve laid out the evidence of what their foods do to the human body, yet they continue to produce the seed for the crops to make the food they want us to put on our table to eat. They also produce the aspirin everybody takes for the headaches they get from eating their bread.

I’ve said before how convenient we’ve made it for this industry to take our money while slowly, painfully, and expensively killing us. But our money is not the only thing they rob us of. They rob us of our dignity as well, for their food does more than anything else to rob us of our memories. We allow them to do this because none of their foods require warning labels, like that of cigarettes.

We’ve given this industry our lives and souls by bending to their advertising and buying into their game. We allow them to addict us when we’re infants by dumping sugar and corn syrup solids into the baby food we feed our kids. Then we allow them to continue their assault by buying into advertising schemes every Saturday morning with their cereal commercials. To fully hook us they add sugar to this already sugar laden food simply to make it more palatable.

When an industry does this, how are we supposed to fight the addiction? This makes every American who buys into this behavior a slave to this industry. Slaves make the best captive audience. They have no choice in what they do except to choose their device of demise.

What more do you need than a captive audience to sell your wares to? This is why a Coke at a ballgame costs 3 times more what you can get it for, at the grocery store. At the ballgame, you’re a captive audience. It’s the same when you’re addicted. Every ‘pusher’ knows this and they charge a premium price for it. This is exactly why everyone who remains in this trap makes themselves a slave, captive to the whims of these industries.

The Litigation Game

gallery-thumbnailsYet these industries are tied up with lawsuits in other areas of their agrochemical businesses. For example, Monsanto has fought legal claims of false advertising, as explained again in Wikipedia; “In 1996, the New York Times reported that: “Dennis C. Vacco, the Attorney General of New York, ordered the company to pull ads that said Roundup was “safer than table salt” and “practically nontoxic” to mammals, birds and fish. The company withdrew the spots, but also said that the phrase in question was permissible under E.P.A. guidelines.”

”In 1999, Monsanto was condemned by the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for making “confusing, misleading, unproven and wrong” claims about its products over the course of a £1 million advertising campaign. The ASA ruled that Monsanto had presented its opinions “as accepted fact” and had published “wrong” and “unproven” scientific claims.[127] Monsanto responded with an apology and claimed it was not intending to deceive and instead “did not take sufficiently into account the difference in culture between the UK and the USA in the way some of this information was presented.”[128][129]

“In 2001, French environmental and consumer rights campaigners brought a case against Monsanto for misleading the public about the environmental impact of its herbicide Roundup, on the basis that glyphosate, Roundup’s main ingredient, is classed as “dangerous for the environment” and “toxic for aquatic organisms” by the European Union. Monsanto’s advertising for Roundup had presented it as biodegradable and as leaving the soil clean after use. In 2007, Monsanto was convicted of false advertising and was fined 15,000 Euros. Monsanto’s French distributor Scotts France was also fined 15,000 Euros. Both defendants were ordered to pay damages of 5,000 Euros to the Brittany Water and Rivers Association and 3,000 euros to the CLCV (Consommation Logement Cadre de vie), one of the two main general consumer associations in France.[130] Monsanto appealed and the court upheld the verdict; Monsanto appealed again to the French Supreme Court, and in 2009 it also upheld the verdict.[131]

“In August 2012, a Brazilian Regional Federal Court ordered Monsanto to pay a $250,000 fine for false advertising. In 2004, advertising that related to the use of GM soya seed, and the herbicide glyphosate used in its cultivation, claimed it was beneficial to the conservation of the environment. The federal prosecutor maintained that Monsanto misrepresented the amount of herbicide required and stated that “there is no scientific certainty that soybeans marketed by Monsanto use less herbicide.” The presiding judge condemned Monsanto and called the advertisement “abusive and misleading propaganda.” The prosecutor held that the goal of the advertising was to prepare the market for the purchase of genetically modified soybean seed (sale of which was then banned) and the herbicide used on it, at a time when the approval of a Brazilian Biosafety Law, enacted in 2005, was being discussed in the country.[132][133]

“In March 2014 the South African Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld a complaint, made by the African Centre for Biosafety, that Monsanto had made “unsubstantiated” claims about genetically modified crops in its radio advertisements, and ordered that these adverts be pulled.[134] In March 2015 after considering further documentation from Monsanto, the ASA reversed its ruling.”

“In 2009, Monsanto came under scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Justice, which began investigating whether the company’s activities in the soybean markets were breaking anti-trust rules.[105][106] In 2010, the Department of Justice created a website through which comments on “Agriculture and Antitrust Enforcement Issues in Our 21st Century Economy” could be submitted; over 15,000 comments were submitted including a letter by 14 State Attorneys General. The comments are publicly available.[107] On November 16, 2012, Monsanto announced that it had received written notification from the U.S. Department of Justice that the Antitrust Division had concluded its inquiry and that the Department of Justice had closed the inquiry without taking any enforcement action.[108][109] Opponents of Monsanto’s seed patenting and licensing practices expressed frustration that the Department of Justice released no information about the results of the inquiry.[110]

“In 2009, Monsanto came under scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Justice, which began investigating whether the company’s activities in the soybean markets were breaking anti-trust rules.[105][106] In 2010, the Department of Justice created a website through which comments on “Agriculture and Antitrust Enforcement Issues in Our 21st Century Economy” could be submitted; over 15,000 comments were submitted including a letter by 14 State Attorneys General. The comments are publicly available.[107] On November 16, 2012, Monsanto announced that it had received written notification from the U.S. Department of Justice that the Antitrust Division had concluded its inquiry and that the Department of Justice had closed the inquiry without taking any enforcement action.[108][109] Opponents of Monsanto’s seed patenting and licensing practices expressed frustration that the Department of Justice released no information about the results of the inquiry.[110]

All of these case are a clear indication of the extent to which Monsanto is willing push the limits. This is how corporate risk/loss assessment works. Sometimes the risk of paying a $15,000 find is worth the theft of a patent. My problem with this is they playing with my health, if I decide to eat their products. The problem is what are their products? Who knows? Who knows who grows the crops for the corn flakes that you ate this morning for breakfast. Do you? I don’t. But I now know it was one of these companies.

Syngenta as well has been accused of making false claims about being involved in suits for false patent infringement. “In 2001, the United States Patent and Trademark Office ruled in favor of Syngenta which had filed a suit against Bayer for patent infringement on a class of neonicotinoid insecticides. The following year Syngenta filed suits against Monsanto and other companies claiming infringement of its U.S. biotechnology patents covering genetically modified corn and cotton. In 2004, it again filed a suit against Monsanto, claiming antitrust violations related to the U.S. biotech corn seed market, and Monsanto countersued. Monsanto and Syngenta settled all litigation in 2008.[49]

I mention this to point out the extent of their influence in the crop seed industry, where they have 15 of their own seed companies that all provide GMO crop  seed for farmers to plant for their crops for food which ends  up on our tables. Syngenta is the second largest corporation in the industry, Monsanto is even larger. (And we haven’t considered Bayer Cropscience, DOW Argrosciences or DuPont Pioneer.) Most of these cases involve patent rights to GMO seed with companies like Monsanto or DuPont Pioneer. It’s not just patent problems; most of these companies like to make out that their products are completely harmless to the environment, when they’ve been proven otherwise.

“Syngenta was a defendant in a class action lawsuit by the city of Greenville, Illinois concerning the adverse effects of atrazine in human water supplies. The suit was settled for $105 million in May 2012.[50][51][52] A similar case involving six states has been in federal court since 2010.[53][54]

“In the US, Syngenta is facing lawsuits from farmers and shipping companies regarding Viptera genetically modified corn. The plaintiffs in nearly 30 states contend that Syngenta’s introduction of Viptera drove down US grain market prices, leading to financial harm, and that Syngenta acted irresponsibly by doing too little to enable shipping companies to export the grain to approved ports.[55] Before Viptera’s 2010 introduction Syngenta secured all US and NCGA-recommended export approvals, but none from China. China had imported little to no US grain prior to 2010, and at the time was not considered a major partner, but it became a major partner in 2010, when it dramatically increased US grain imports.[56] For three years, China imported U.S. Viptera grain without formal approval. In November 2013, Chinese officials destroyed a U.S. grain shipment containing Viptera grain, started rejecting all US shipments with the GM grain, but continued to accept it from all countries other than the US.[57] That same year, US corn market prices dropped $4 per bushel, causing over $2.9B in losses, with just over half of that loss occurring prior to China’s November rejection.[58] China later approved the GM corn in 2014 but US corn grain market prices have not rebounded.”

The choice is yours

These are the kind of companies that are ultimately providing your food. Do you want them making your drugs also? As you’ve seen, they already do. Do you wonder why the prevalence of these diseases is so rampant? It’s in these industries’ best interest that this cycle continues.

Do you want this kind of industry to be responsible for your food? Or medicine? How about the medicine they make to treat the problems their foods create? We’ve allowed this to take place, right under our noses and we should be ashamed. Doesn’t this sound a lot like a wicked witch luring small children with candy and sweets? Because of our addiction we allow them to continue this behavior.

This addiction has and is costing America more money and lives than any other addiction that we’ve ever experienced. There are 24,000,000 deaths worldwide each year due to ECC, excessive carbohydrate consumption. There were 17.3 million deaths in 2013 alone due to cardiovascular disease. Cancer claims over 4 million each year and Alzheimer’s takes 5 million each year, yet I here no outrage about it. All of these deaths and suffering can be curbed simply by curbing carbohydrate consumption.

It’s time to put an end to this addiction. It’s time for a cure. But to stop the addiction, you first have to de-celebratize it. We have to stop celebrating its addictive qualities and exchange that celebration for the horror for what this addiction really does.

Everybody needs to think about what harm this food does before they put it in their mouth instead of thinking how good it tastes. Unfortunately for my generation and all those that have come along since, we’re stuck in the quagmire of addiction that we have to carry for the rest of our lives. Even most natural causes of death happen due, in part, due to what this food has done to the body over the lifetime of the deceased. An autopsy will likely show some form of arthritis, as this is evidence of inflammation, oxidative stress and cell degradation that these foods cause. If the inflammation, oxidative stress and cell degradation exists in the joints, it has to exist elsewhere in the body and since it exists throughout the body, as that’s where inflammation exists, in the blood. It has to affect everything it comes in contact with. That means it affects your heart, your brain, and every internal organ. How can that not have an effect on your life? It has to, so I have to ask, why is this food still allowed to be sold without a warning about just how dangerous it is? Cigarettes are. Alcohol is. Heroin is illegal and opioids require prescriptions. But not the one substance that minimizes all the damage caused by these other substances collectively, sugar from grains requires no warning for the damage they inflict. Why?

Going back to the problems this industry has had in court, mostly protecting their own patents and falsely claiming that their products are nutritious, when they’re not. Most of the patent problems lie in the resistance their new crop seeds have to their insecticides and pesticides, which have proven to have adverse effects in the human body. Yet they are still allowed to spray their crops with these herbicides and pesticides. My question is, how much of these herbicides and pesticides trickle into our food supply? How confident are you that no chemicals are in what you eat? How confident are you that no enzyme controlling chemicals are not in your biscuits or crackers? How confident are you that your sugar addiction won’t turn into diabetes? How confident are you that you addiction won’t turn into heart disease, or cancer? Whether you worry about it or not, you will experience brain loss. That’s just in the science. You can’t change it without saying good-bye to your addiction. This obviously isn’t easy with a grain industry that feeds the pharmaceutical industry. It’s even more obvious that they’ll never let us know the damage their foods do to everyone who ingests them. That’s up to you to know the dangers of sugar and grains, and now you do.

It’s time to say no to the industry that feeds you,

so you can say no to the industry that drugs you.

Learn to just say no to sugar, grains and drugs!