Sensible Solutions For The School Safety & Gun Control Issue That We Never Hear About

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It’s no surprise that the topic of school shootings is on most people’s minds, these shooting sprees have become very common in the USA, so much so that it simply cannot be ignored.

There are many opinions and ideas about what can be done about this very serious issue. Many people think that simply banning guns is the answer, but is that really going to end violent acts towards others?

One post that has received many shares (at the time of writing this it was up to 100,000) is one by Clint Fiore, father to 4 children who has been involved with ‘Rachel’s Challenge’ an anti-violence, anti-bullying school safety organization which was formed after what happened at Columbine High School.

I loved the points Clint raised in his post and I personally think members of Congress need to see this list. Please make sure you read the expanded info section which you can access at the bottom of this post.

Let us know what you think, and if you like it, please share and tweet to members of congress!

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Message from CE: Here is an article examining the potential ‘false flag’ aspect of this type of  violence.

Defending guns is getting tiresome. The same impossible-to-implement gun-control ideas are trotted out after every shooting with a fixation on the scary object. Few of you on my friends list know I dedicated years of my life right after college to a program born out of Columbine that’s the most effective at reducing school shooting tragedies and that I’ve traveled the country to visit middle schools and high schools in 30+ states speaking as well as doing work to make schools safer.

1) Fatherlessness needs to be addressed. Kids need dads- most shooters don’t have an involved dad. Can we connect boys without fathers to father-figure mentors? This is also a theme in the inner-city, less-publicized, yet more-frequent gun crimes in minority communities.

2) Adults need to be held accountable. The Parkland shooting last week is ‘Exhibit A’ on that. Dozens of adults at the school, local law enforcement agencies, and even the FBI knew about this kid and what he said he was going to do. Another adult, the SRO on duty, could have stopped it while it was happening but never went in. How many adults around this situation will be charged with crimes like negligence or manslaughter for their blatant failures? My guess is zero. How many will lose their jobs? My guess is zero. Nobody does anything because you risk nothing by doing nothing and get in trouble if you take a proactive approach and try to do address things before the blood is spilled. This is up and down our education and law enforcement systems.

3) Boys need safe environments to fight and let out their physical aggression. Young men involved in physically violent sports like football, wrestling, karate, etc. typically do not become mass murderers. I feel like our present culture is trying to take the fight out of our boys, but it’s still hard-wired into them. Where no healthy outlets for this natural aggression exist, unhealthy ones will take their place.

4) The role of pharmaceutical drugs in mass shootings needs to be thoroughly investigated. It’s too common of a theme to be ignored as a potential factor. Too many of our kids are getting drugged up instead of getting the care they really need. Right on the labels of these mood-altering drugs are side effects like “Hallucinations- loss of contact with reality.” and “Suicidal thoughts.” Yet we don’t immediately ask about the prescriptions these kids are on, instead focusing on what kind of gun they used.

5) Training kids to huddle together as stationary targets on the ground, HAS TO STOP. It’s stupid and getting our kids killed in greater numbers during these events. If they can’t get in a secured room separated from the shooter, they need to run or fight, period. Get out the window or tackle the shooter etc are all way better things to teach. There are great programs to better train our kids on how to react to this threat.

6) Empower and encourage teachers and school administrators to have a plan, have the support of the district, and secure their classrooms the way they’re comfortable with. Too many wonderful teachers with hearts of lions for protecting their kids are fearful bringing up their desires to their bosses whom will point to policy and liability concerns over common-sense solutions the teacher needs and wants. Teachers, if you don’t get the support you need, do what you need to do anyways quietly. Damn the system. Keep our kids safe. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer here, but all kinds of things could help like: ways to block/harden doors, weapons (gun or non-gun) to have a fighting chance if a shooter makes it through the door, and additional escape options like rope ladders for 2nd story windows teachers can deploy, etc. We can’t have a cop everywhere and even if we do, there’s no guarantee they won’t be taking their sweet time outside like the Parkland SRO did while your class is in the cross-hairs. Teachers are right there and the first line of defence and they need to think about it and take it seriously and not get in trouble if they do.

7) Finally, and most importantly, we need to improve the culture of our nation and our schools. We need to value human life highly. We need love. We need kindness. We need compassion. We need to look for the kids that are becoming isolated and need help and go help them. We need more than just anger at what’s wrong, we need to celebrate the good stories and champions of kindness. Kids that care for one another don’t kill each other. We need to touch the hearts of kids and train them up in morality and virtue- not just pack their heads full of information.

This is exactly what we focused on when I worked for Rachel’s Challenge, one of the top anti-violence programs in the country, and we saw tons of lives saved by changing the culture of schools from the inside out. (would-be-shooters with kill lists turning themselves in, gang members laying down their colors, suicides planned for that night cancelled, etc.) Invite them to your school as a great way to start this cultural transformation.

Clint Fiore, the author of this post also has now expanded his list with suggestions for action which you can access here: this is highly recommended to read. 

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Micro Solutions For A Macro Problem: How Marine Algae Could Help Feed The World

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Our planet faces a growing food crisis. According to the United Nations, more than 800 million people are regularly undernourished. By 2050, an additional 2 to 3 billion new guests will join the planetary dinner table.

Meeting this challenge involves not only providing sufficient calories for every person, but also assuring a balanced diet that includes the protein and nutrients that are essential to good health. In a newly published study, we explain how marine microalgae could be a sustainable solution for solving global macro-hunger.

Problems with current food production systems

The current Western diet requires vast amounts of land, water and energy, is heavily polluting and is a major contributor to climate change. Providing nutritious food for an ever-growing global population with increasing per capita demand is pushing our current food production system beyond its limits.

Livestock production is replacing forests with cropland and pastures for meat and animal feed. Nitrogen and phosphorous fertilizer used to grow feed grain and other crops is degrading soils and creating biological dead zones in some 400 estuaries around the world.

Fish are an important source of omega-3 fatty acids and essential amino acids that make up our proteins. However, eating fish has some downsides. They can concentrate heavy metals and toxic organic chemicals in their tissues and pass them on to us. Furthermore, most ocean fisheries are overfished or at maximum production.

A Chilean fishing vessel nets some 400 tons of mackerel. NOAA 

Aquaculture is producing a growing share of world seafood. But fish farms can have serious environmental impacts, including water pollution, disease transmission to wild fish and habitat destruction. Demand for small ocean fish to feed those raised on farms is depleting wild stocks.

An alternative approach: Cutting out the ‘middle fish’

In our paper, we propose an alternative solution: commercial production of marine microalgae as a staple human food and feed for animals and farmed fish. These tiny organisms are the ultimate source of omega-3 fatty acids and amino acids that humans need in our diets, and which many of us get by eating fish. But fish are merely aquatic intermediaries in the nutrition business. We can feed the world more efficiently by “cutting out the middle fish.”

Microalgae are a nearly untapped resource, and are found in both freshwater and marine aquatic systems. Although they are only few micrometers in size, they produce amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, polymers and carbohydrates.

For example, the omega-3 rich microalgae Nannochloropsis oculata, or simply Nanno, is a promising potential source of high-nutrient food and feed. It is 40 percent protein by dry weight, of which one-third contains essential amino acids, and 6 percent EPA omega-3 essential fatty acid in a highly bioavailable form.

Only a handful of algal species are used commercially now, but hundreds of strains have the potential to become food and feed sources. Microalgae are currently used as a food ingredient, a food supplement and as aquafeed for fish.

Photobioreactors produce algae using a light source and carbon dioxide. IGV Biotech, CC BY-SA 

Producing Nanno

Microalgae are commercially cultivated using several methods that have a range of sustainability footprints. The first is an aerobically fermented system, where cultivation is performed in dark, mixing vessels using sugar as the main energy source for the algae. Algae may also be cultivated in open ponds, using either fresh- or saltwater, carbon dioxide and sunlight. Alternatively, they may be grown in brackish water or seawater in closed, transparent tubes called photobioreactors.

Nanno is currently being grown at a commercial scale using brackish water in outdoor ponds with added carbon dioxide in Texas, and in photobioreactors using seawater and carbon dioxide at a geothermal power station in Iceland. Here sunlight is replaced by efficient LED lights powered by inexpensive, zero-polluting renewable electricity from the power plant.

Photobioreactors require the least amount of water and fertile land. These reactors are like LEGO blocks that can be stacked vertically. Since it is a closed system, this approach minimizes loss of water through evaporation.

One sustainability metric for comparing protein production from animals, plants and marine algae is the amount of land and water needed to produce an equal quantity of essential amino acids from each type of food. We calculate that producing one kilogram of beef-sourced essential amino acids requires 148,000 liters of freshwater and 125 square meters of fertile land. In contrast, producing the same amount from Nanno raised in an open pond with brackish water requires only 20 liters of freshwater and 1.6 square meters of nonfertile land.

Land and water requirements for the production of essential amino acids from various sources: freshwater usage and annual land productivity. Industrial Biotechnology, CC BY-ND 

Counterintuitively, some plant protein requires very large amounts of land and water, even relative to some meat sources. For example, peas require about twice as much freshwater and 6.5 times the footprint of fertile land to produce the same amount of essential amino acids as chicken.

Turning microalgae into food products

How does one eat Nanno? Currently it comes as a soft gel capsule of marine microalgae oil, marketed as an alternative to krill or fish oil as a daily source for omega-3’s. In powdered form, whole algae or algae extract could serve as an ingredient in health bars, sports snacks or pasta. Whole algae, such as Spirulina and Chlorella, are already commercially viable and have entered the market, along with other algae-based products such as algal tea and algal flour.

In its current form Nanno can be used as a protein and fatty acid supplement to improve the nutritional level of undernourished people around the world, and as feed for farmed fish and livestock. Most algae-based products are marketed in the United States as dietary supplements, but we believe the time has arrived to introduce algae-based foods to the dining table.

In aquatic ecosystems, such as the Great Lakes, microalgae form the base of food webs. Michigan Sea Grant 

A number of companies already offer innovative alternative meat products, which have the potential to become large-scale food sources with nutritional content and taste comparable to meat. But products based on potatoes, wheat and soy still consume large amounts of freshwater and arable land, with the same environmental disadvantages of current agriculture.

By our calculation, pea- and soy-based alternative meat products with similar nutritional amino acid value to Nanno could be produced using 6.4 times less freshwater than beef, but would require 2.2 times more fertile land. In contrast, using marine microalgae reduces land usage by over 75-fold, since no fertile land is required, and lowers freshwater usage by a factor of 7,400.

Our paper describes a sustainable system for cultivating microalgae that is economically viable. The next step is persuading food scientists to utilize it as the basis for alternative meat products. Chefs and connoisseurs, gastronomes and gourmands, consumers and critics can all help the planet by taking part in a global transition to algae-burgers.

Isaac Berzin, founder and CTO of Algaennovation, contributed to this article.


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Solutions for diabetes: A LIVE, plant-based nutritional program that effectively balances blood sugar

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Over 30 million people – almost 10 percent of the United States population – currently suffer from diabetes, with type 2 diabetes accounting for up to 95 percent of the cases. And, let’s not forget the millions of people in a prediabetic condition – which leads to all sorts of health issues, as well. It almost goes without saying that, as a society, we need help now.

This staggering sum reflects a national epidemic, one which shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. While Western medicine insists there is ‘no known cure’ for diabetes – and offers its failed attempts at managing the disease with dietary “restrictions” and toxic medications – natural health experts like, Gabriel Cousens, MD are revealing a much better way to go.

According to Dr. Cousens, diabetes can indeed be successfully treated and cured.

Discover a highly-effective, proven way to naturally eliminate the threat of diabetes. On the next NaturalHealth365 Talk Hour, Jonathan Landsman and holistic physician Gabriel Cousens, MD talk about a LIVE, plant-based approach of eating that can stabilize blood sugar, help to prevent diabetes, and even get rid of the horrible condition – which causes cardiovascular disease and premature death. If you or someone you love has diabetes (or prediabetes) – be sure to tune into this informative show.

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‘Conscious’ consumption of plant-based foods will promote dramatic reductions in blood sugar

According to Dr. Cousens, a plant-based diet is one of the keys to reversing diabetes. Conscious consumption of these foods will allow the body to reverse many of the degenerative disease processes that cause diabetes – and promotes dramatic reductions in fasting blood sugar levels.

Along with lifestyle, exercise, meditation and psycho-spiritual awareness training, a plant-based diet can reverse diabetes in a matter of weeks, Dr. Cousens reports. Other benefits include decreased body fat and increased cognitive abilities.

Using his protocol, Dr. Cousens says that 100 percent of non-insulin-dependent type 2 diabetics were off all diabetic medications after 3 weeks, while maintaining a fasting blood sugar of less than 100. Among insulin-dependent diabetics, medication use was reduced by 84 percent, again sustaining fasting blood sugar of under 100. Medically speaking, these are outstanding results!

In addition to a plant-based diet, Dr. Cousens sometimes advises juice fasts, using 100 percent organic green juice drinks, to reduce accumulated toxins and eliminate powerful cell-memory cravings. The bottom line: diabetes IS reversible – despite what conventionally-trained physicians have told you. Don’t miss the next NaturalHealth365 Talk Hour for greater details about the program that Dr. Cousens has been perfecting for 40 years and the incredible research behind it.

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The power of nutrition: Wheatgrass juice has powerful anti-diabetic effects

Wheatgrass juice, a primary ingredient of green juice fasts, is a superfood with unique powers against diabetes. Scientifically known as triticum aestivum, wheatgrass is rich in antioxidants, amino acids and digestive enzymes – as well as beneficial chlorophyll, a natural liver cleanser and detoxifier that also reduces oxidative damage.

Wheatgrass is also rich in minerals – particularly iron, magnesium, calcium and the cancer-fighting nutrient selenium – and provides a good supply of the beneficial antioxidant vitamins A, C and E.

It also combats diabetes with its powerful anti-inflammatory effects, while helping to oxygenate the body, boost metabolism and rebuild damaged tissue. In addition, wheatgrass improves digestion and helps to maintain healthy weight. Research has shown that wheatgrass even has pain-relieving qualities and can promote restful sleep.

So, wheatgrass merely represents ONE example of the many ways that nutrition (when done properly) can help to literally heal the body. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about how to help yourself to be healthy again.

Discover a natural way to eliminate the threat of diabetes and prediabetes – Sun. Oct. 8

This week’s guest: Gabriel Cousens, MD, internationally-known expert on diabetes and plant-based nutrition

Gabriel Cousens, MD, holistic physician, psychiatrist, homeopath, family therapist and researcher, is a leading expert in live, plant-based nutrition. He received his medical degree from Columbia Medical School, holds a doctorate in homeopathy, and has diplomas in Ayurveda, clinical acupuncture and holistic medicine.

Dr. Cousens has published a number of scientific papers, and is the author of “There is a Cure for Diabetes” and “Spiritual Nutrition.” Internationally celebrated as a spiritual master, Dr. Cousens has been presenting seminars on psycho-spiritual healing, meditation and spiritual awareness since 1973. He is the founder of the Tree of Life Foundation, a holistic, organic, live-food eco-spiritual community.

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Chronic inflammation: The causes and solutions

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There is growing consensus – among holistically-minded healthcare providers and conventionally-trained physicians alike – that chronic inflammation is the root cause of chronic disease. And, as we all know, chronic diseases like, arthritis, cancer and diabetes, are a growing concern throughout the Western world. (for good reason – as you’ll soon see)

In fact, the National Council on Aging reports that a shocking 80 percent of people 65 and over suffer from at least one condition. (Of course, younger people can be affected as well.) Although Western medicine attempts to treat chronic inflammation with a variety of pharmaceutical drugs, these medications not only add a toxic burden to the body, but fail to address the real cause of the problem.

Find out how the right nutritional approach can eliminate the threat of chronic inflammation – naturally. On the next NaturalHealth365 Talk Hour, Jonathan Landsman and Dr. Stephen Lewis, a leading authority on nutrition and natural lifestyle strategies, will talk about the link between diet, inflammation and chronic disease. Plus, this show will reveal the best ways to safely prevent chronic disease symptoms without the need for toxic medications. Don’t miss this lifesaving news.

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A steady decline in the quality of food is causing rampant inflammation

Inflammation in and of itself is not necessarily harmful. In fact, it is a natural response to injury and infection – the body’s attempt to repel invaders, repair damage and heal tissues.

With acute inflammation, which resolves within days, this reaction is appropriate and beneficial. It is only when inflammation becomes chronic – which happens in response to repeated trauma or long-term exposure to toxins – that problems arise, including the triggering of chronic disease. These can include cancer, asthma, allergies, Crohn’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

A major cause of chronic inflammation, says Dr. Lewis, is the quality of our food, which has declined drastically over the past 50 years. The presence of environmental toxins, the depletion of nutrients from the soil and the primacy of pro-inflammatory GMO (genetically-manipulated) foods all conspire to create an overactive immune system, which triggers inflammation.

And the problem is widespread. Soy and corn products, which Dr. Lewis calls “the most modified foods in North America,” make up a large part of the Standard American Diet. Of course, many healthcare providers also point to gluten-laden foods – which can cause “leaky gut” syndrome, an increased permeability in the intestinal lining, that cause all kinds of health issues like, depression, anxiety, thyroid disorders – to name just a few.

Bottom line, all of this is avoidable with the right information. Be sure to tune into the next NaturalHealth365 Talk Hour with Jonathan Landsman and Dr. Lewis for an important show about your health.

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A natural way to reduce inflammation by improving the digestive system

To deal with chronic inflammation, Dr. Lewis advises a ‘four-step protocol.’ Increasing nutrients, decreasing toxins, repairing leaky gut and introducing “friendly” digestive enzymes can help eliminate inflammation – and stop chronic degenerative diseases in their tracks.

One of the most potent natural remedies advised by Lewis is bromelain, a digestive enzyme obtained from fresh pineapples. Bromelain specifically breaks down proteins, while helping the body absorb valuable nutrients more effectively. Bromelain can also help heal and repair the digestive tract.

In addition, bromelain is a potent anti-inflammatory agent that can stand up to prescription medications in clinical studies. In one study, a combination of bromelain and two other enzymes was as effective as pharmaceutical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in reducing knee pain from osteoarthritis – and accomplished this without unwanted side effects.

Bromelain, available in convenient capsule form, can be used for a variety of digestive issues, including inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, constipation and Crohn’s disease. Antiviral and antibacterial, this versatile enzyme is also used for post-operative pain and swelling — as well as the treatment of asthma, allergies and sinus infections.

This is just one example of the many things we will discuss on the next NaturalHealth365 Talk Hour.

This week’s guest: Dr. Stephen Lewis, nutritional expert, author and natural health educator

Discover the causes and solutions of chronic inflammation – Sun. July 16

Dr. Stephen Lewis, a licensed chiropractor and the director of Doctor’s Nutrition of Texas, is a renowned authority on the latest cutting-edge research on nutritional supplements and optimal health. With Janet Lewis, a certified natural health consultant, Dr. Lewis uses evidence-based nutrition to help people achieve their maximum potential, and assists the public in understanding more about nutrition – without the “marketing hype.”

Dr. Lewis has traveled to China in order to study Traditional Chinese Medicine with master practitioners, and is the author of “The Thyroid Sniper” – in which he addresses thyroid dysfunction.

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