My sweet adoring child could light up the room with his smile at the same time he could fill your heart with laughing butterflies. His spirit was afire inside him, he was a delight. Yet after he ate, he acted as if he was on drugs. His manic behavior was out of control like a wild animal. He could dart faster than a cheetah. His explosive behavior left me with black eyes. He even stabbed me with a pencil leaving a chunk of graphite in my wrist for days.
I had to hold his hand with a deathgrip, otherwise he would fling himself into moving traffic. Many times I wondered if I could break the bones in his hand holding him so tightly. If I didn’t, he was off like a bolt of lightning. In seconds he was gone, running so fast it was a desperate, prayer filled, sprint to catch him.
He didn’t listen.Telling him something was like talking to a pillow filled with pudding. If you told him to not do something, he turned around and did it. If you asked him a question, he stared at you with a blank face. He couldn’t repeat back to you what you told him. He drooled constantly. He bit other children. He hit them and stole their toys with no concern. He rarely smiled. He had bloody noses, that rivaled CSI crime scenes, multiple times a week. He wasn’t a hot mess, he was a volcanic explosion.
As I observed him, there was clearly a pattern.
My child was obviously drugged, acting a fool after he ate. When I told this to multiple doctors, they told me I was putting too much emphasis on food, “Some kids are just out to lunch!” and my favorite, “You should consider your parenting skills.”
When he was six we had visited more doctors than we ever imagined, trying to figure out what was wrong.
I always left with more questions than answers and we were no closer to a solution.
While waiting for referrals and the next appointment to the next specialist we dug for for information. We saw doctor after doctor. Specialist after specialist.
My son was defined. Autistic, Asperger’s, he suffered from ADHD, bipolar disorder/manic depression, was hypoglycemic and dyslexic. He clearly had a compromised immune system that was defeated by chronic croup, often multiple times a month. We carried steroids with us everywhere we went while we saw croup over 20 times in a year and a half.
It’s over ten years later now and my child is normal. He shows no sign of illness. It’s been a long tiring road we have traveled but he’s well and the whole family has either lost weight or is healthier, and it’s all my son’s fault. We have no teeth issues, no illness, no pain – and it’s all his fault.
We eat like God designed us to eat and we live with laughter and joy instead of depression, anxiety, fear or manipulation.
One doctor, Dr. Natasha Campbell-Mcbride with a Degree in Medicine and Postgraduate Degrees in Neurology and Human Nutrition, verified everything we uncovered. In her book Gut and Psychology Syndrome (affiliate link) she describes our struggle in detail and she’s never met us. On page 72 she says, “In the late 1970s it was discovered that gluten from grains and casein from milk can be turned into opiates in the digestive system, which absorb into the blood, cross the blood-brain barrier and affect the brain. These opiates were found in the urine of schizophrenic patients and those with depression and autoimmune conditions. Later on Dr. Reichelt in Norway and Dr. Shattock in the UK found the same compounds in the urine of autistic children.”
Patricia Allen, LMT, NTP, CGP also says, “Gluten free flours are like crack.”
Katsuzo Nishi, in his book Nishi System of Health Engineering (affiliate link) says, “White sugar taken beyond quantum sufficit is sure to bring about accidosis which is responsible for some 75 per cent of diseases,” page 234.
The British Journal of Psychiatry, stated, “Eating a diet high in processed food increases the risk of depression.”
Dr. Andrew McCullah said, “An existing body of solid research shows the strong links between what we eat and our mental health.”
Interestingly, “When the temperature of (Aspartame sweetener) exceeds 86 degrees F, the wood alcohol in ASPARTAME converts to formaldehyde and then to formic acid, which in turn causes metabolic acidosis. Formic acid is the poison found in the sting of fire ants. The methanol toxicity mimics, among other conditions, multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus,” says Julia Shalom Jordan in “Sweet KILLER” January 24, 2013.
“Food additives, particularly artificial colors and flavors, as well as benzoate preservative, appear to increase hyperactivity in children, including those without ADD,” says Katherine Ellison in BUZZ, A Year of Paying Attention, (Voice, Hyperion, New York , 2010 p 219).
Ellison also points out in 2009 the state of Maryland was considering making benzoate ( a preservative), artificial colors and artificial flavors illegal (Ellison, 2010 p 273).
Click here to read how sodium benzoate turns to cancer in the body when mixed with vitamin C.
Back in 2008, Europe called for a “ban on six artificial food colourings after research found a link with hyperactivity in children.” (BBC News, “Europe-wide food colour ban call,” April 10, 2008.
We eat nutrient dense foods with the addition of methyl B and probiotic foods and see no signs of any illness or disesase, not a speck. (Dr. Ben Lynch’s methyl B, which I have not affiliate connection to, is the only methyl B I have found that does not perpetuate pathogenic overgrowth through chemical sweeteners or fillers).
We no longer drug our children with food. On the rare occasion when some uncircumcised-philistine-ingredient slips through the cracks we all feel it immediately. Immediately!
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