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How Deficiencies Can Create Disease
by Chris Daino
the cells of the body need specific nutrition in order
to survive and reproduce. They need in varying amounts
depending on the cell involved, proteins,
carbohydrates, fats, vitamins & minerals.
If they donít get the nutrition they need
including the vitamins and minerals, they wonít be
able to function properly.
take a made up example:
order to remain healthy, this cell needs the X
vitamin, the Y vitamin and the Z vitamin in varying
obtains these vitamins from the food the body eats.
the person has bad dietary habits and goes to fast
food restaurants and eats processed foods, which
doesnít provide much of the X vitamin. It may not
even give the body any of the X vitamin. An X vitamin
deficiency is created. Maybe not at first, but after months and years of getting too
little of what is needed, the body has a deficiency of
the needed X vitamin which will effect the functioning
of the cell.
person also smokes.
The body uses the Y vitamin in order to capture
and eliminate the various toxins inhaled while
if the person doesnít get enough of the Y vitamin,
it cannot protect the body from the toxins and there
will not be enough of the Y vitamins to give the cells
what they need on a day-to-day basis to function
we have created deficiencies.
The body needs these cells to be healthy in
order to function properly.
If the cells donít function properly, the
tissue and the organs made up of these cells donít
What if the organ we are talking about is your heart? Or your brain? Or you digestive tract Ė which is responsible for getting all the proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals delivered to the other cells of the body.
When the body is not functioning properly it is called disease. Disease is defined: ďa disordered or incorrectly functioning organ, part, structure, or system of the body resulting from the effect of genetic or developmental errors, infection, poisons, nutritional deficiency or imbalance, toxicity, or unfavorable environmental factors.Ē
The body in order to fight the infection must
use the Z vitamin, But, while using the Z vitamin to
fight the infection, the body doesnít have enough of
the vitamin to give it to the cell that needs the Z
vitamin to function properly.
Thus, this deficiency will result in an
incorrectly functioning organ.
There are many other examples. There are many deficiencies that can create so many problems in the body.
How many could be causing the health problems you currently
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