Nutritional Bypass
By David Rowland

Cardiovascular disease still kills more people than all other diseases combined. The odds of getting a heart a heart attack or a stroke are about the same now as they were thirty years ago. Decades of low cholesterol and low fat diets, bypass surgery and angioplasty have done nothing to reduce the number of times these deadly epidemic strikes. Nor can they, because none of these measures does anything for the cause of the problem.

Fortunately, there is a solution. Arteriosclerosis- the narrowing of the arteries that leads to cardiovascular accidents- can be both prevented and reversed by entirely natural means. No drugs, no surgery. Over the last 16 years, thousands of people have used an incredibly effective self-help technique to re-open arterial restrictions and prevent their recurrence. Confirming photos taken within coronary arteries reveal significant removal of obstructions within a few short months. Many have used this method to get rid of angina, intermittent claudication and even gangrene. Others have used it as an alternative to bypass surgery. I call this technique the nutritional bypass. It works because it corrects causes.

Cholesterol is Not the Cause.

Cholesterol is a vital body substance, so important that the less of it we eat, the more our bodies produce internally. Seventeen percent of brain tissue is cholesterol. So are a number of hormones. Under the skin, cholesterol helps to convert sunlight into vitamin D. Cholesterol is also needed to protect all cellular membranes. The cholesterol that accumulates in arteries is actually there in a protective role. It is one of the last ingredients laid down in the plaque, not the first.

Cholesterol is a slippery, waxy substance. It never sticks to the walls of veins, only to arteries. This is because the arteries have something that veins do not, an inner muscular layer that is vulnerable to DNA damage from renegade molecular fragments called free radicals. Damaged muscle cells reproduce erratically, thus creating bulges and ruptures in the artery walls. To patch these wounds, the bloodstream lays down fibrin, which has a very rough texture. Debris and minerals from the circulating blood get trapped in the fibrin. Because of the opposing electromagnetic charges, these minerals attract fats. Finally the whole mess is smoothed over with a layer of cholesterol to protect the artery from further damage.

There are two aspects to the cause of arterial blockages. One is the damage from free radical attacks. The other is inadequate nutritional defences to protect against these attacks. The nutritional bypass program addresses both of these factors.

Free radicals are all around us and within us. Some of our immune cells use these molecular fragments to destroy invaders. Our western lifestyle however, tends to overwhelm our bodies with free radicals. We need to reduce this exposure to manageable levels by avoiding as much as possible, the following: X-rays, gamma radiation, smog, exhaust fumes, tobacco smoke, cleaning fluids, chlorinated drinking water, chlorinated swimming pools, nitrates and nitrites in processed meats, alcohol, and adulterated fats and oils of all kinds. We also need to increase dietary fibre in order to avoid constipation. During constipation, renegade chemicals (such as apcholic acid and 3-methly cholanthrene) are released into the colon and on into the bloodstream.

By supplementing the diet with abroad spectrum of specific nutrients, we can help the body not only to protect against future arterial damage but also clear away the effects of arterial damage that has already occurred. Examples: Vitamin C enables the body to produce an enzyme (lipoprotein lipase) that scrubs away arterial fats, much like a detergent. Methionine and choline keeps these fats in solution, enabling them to be flushed out harmlessly through the bile. Cystine, vitamin C and thiamin help to remove (chelate) lead and heavy metals from arterial plaque. Niacin helps to increase the diameter of blood vessels and also to eliminate excess cholesterol. Vitamin E helps the body to build collateral blood vessels around obstructions and also to keep blood cells from clumping together. Selenium and potassium help to normalize blood pressure. Methionine, selenium, zinc, vitamin C and vitamin E protect against free radicals. Vitamin B-6 reduces the formation of homocystine, a toxic substance that damages the artery walls. Vitamin A and thymus concentrate help to make antibiotics to the mutant cells produced by free radical damage.

This article has appeared in, and is supplied courtesy of  VISTA Magazine

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