Strong Teeth: How to

Teeth are dynamic. Tooth decay, and losing all your teeth in old age doesn't have to be a fact. It struck me as bizarre that we should need braces and to get wisdom teeth pulled. Shouldn't natural selection have removed those traits long ago? This fueled my interest in the Weston A Price foundation, one …

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Essential Amino Acids: Valine, Isoleucine & Leucine (BCAAs)

Valine maintains mental vigor, muscle coordination and emotional calm. It is obtained from meat, fish, soy, cheese and vegetables. The RDA is 12mg/kg/day, and deficiencies manifest through neurological defects in the brain. L-Isoleucine is necessary for hemoglobin formation, regulating blood sugar, energy levels and wound healing. It is found in meat, fish, cheese, eggs and most seeds …

Essential Amino Acids: Histidine & Phenylalanine

L-Histidine is a semi-essential amino acid* and is important for "maintenance of myelin sheaths that protect nerve cells." It is also a precursor to histidine which protects tissues against radiation and heavy metal damage. Supplementing with histidine may reduce insulin resistance and suppress inflammation.  The recommended daily intake is between 8-12mg/kg/day (set by the WHO) …

Essential Amino Acids: Threonine & Tryptophan

Threonine "makes up tooth enamel, collagen, and elastin. ...[It] is [u]seful with intestinal disorders and indigestion, ...[and] used to alleviate anxiety and mild depression."Studies on supplementation have looked at wound healing, MS, and spinal spasticity. It is found highly concentrated in eggs, wheat germ and most animal products.  Not much exists that definitively suggest supplementation …