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Cholesterol – Killer or Vital for Life?

Fatty Deposits

Almost everyone in America now appear to have abnormal fatty substances – of which part is cholesterol – deposited in the walls of the arteries, a condition known a atherosclerosis. These deposits, which have the same composition as the fats in the blood, may narrow the channel through which blood passes to the point that circulation is markedly decreased.

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How to Handle a Fatty Liver

Liver Functions

The liver, located under the diaphragm just above the stomach, is the largest organ in the body; and thousands of chemical reactions take place in it every second during life. When healthy, it inactivates hormones no longer needed, synthesizes many amino acids used in building tissues, and breaks proteins into sugar and fat when required for energy or eaten in excess. This liver also produces lecithin, cholesterol, bile, blood albumin vital to the removal of tissue wastes, prothrombin essential to the clotting of blood, and innumerable enzymes and coenzymes. It converts sugar into body starch, or glycogen, stores it, and reconverts it to sugar when needed; and it stores iron, copper, several trace minerals, vitamins A and, to some extent, D, E, K, and the B vitamins. A healthy liver destroys harmful substances such as histamine, and detoxifies drugs, poisons, chemicals, and toxins from bacterial infections. Liver damage interferes with all of these functions and many more.” From Adelle Davis’ Let’s Get Well, chapter Liver Damage Has Become  Widespread.

What Causes a Liver To Become Fatty?

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How Lecithin Works

Lecithin: The Emulsifier

An emulsifier basically breaks down fat (or lumpy food) particles so they can be combined with the water and blood in your body. That helps to make sure they don’t “stick” to the arterial walls and other tube-like “pipes” in the body.

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Build a Healthy Body

Focusing on Symptoms

I want to tell you about a basic nutritional program that is designed to build health. It is not a “symptom” handler. If you keep handling symptoms you will always have symptoms. If you rebuild or strengthen the foundations of your body, you will have health.

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