Vitamin D is an important vitamin which is deficient in over 80% of US adults. Vitamin D is found in only a few foods such as fish oil, fatty fish, eggs and vitamin D fortified milk. Vitamin D is also found in some forms of fish oil like cod liver oil. Vitamin D can also be produced from cholesterol in the body when the skin is exposed to ultraviolet light from sunshine. (Too much sun exposure can increase risk of skin cancer.)
There are two things that disturb me terribly about fungus; that so few physicians acknowledge its ability to contribute to illness and death and the fact that those who do believe feel that only immunocompromised people-those with AIDS or on chemotherapy-are vulnerable to it.
A relevant case in point is spreading through the media like wild fire and it presents an unfortunate case as to the ignorance that exists in medicine when referring to mold or fungus induced illness.
In the book Selling Sickness, the authors touch on my sentiments perfectly in the opening Prologue. I’m so excited to read this gem! Ray Moynihan and Alan Cassels open with the frightening thought that reality itself made worse only 30 years later.
I love it when people “get it!” I received a note on a copied page of a Medicinal Plants book from Michael in Spring Hill, Florida the other day and grinned from ear to ear as I read it. Michael gets it!
His highlights referenced a plant namedGossypium herbaceum, that’s cotton to you and me! Each yellow highlight was clearly thought out . To my loyal following of “get its” and "don’t get its,” if Michael were here, I’d ask him to explain the relevancy of each highlight…because they are hugely relevant!
27TH JULY 2010 Article Information Author: Luisetta Mudie Article Id: 15626 Date Added: 27th Jul 2010
People in northwestern Canada and the US are beginning to suffer from a fungus that is usually found in tropical locations. In four US states, the fungus has made at least 60 people sick, and killed 15.