The Dark Side of Fast Food

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Fast-food restaurants employ the highest rate of low-wage workers, have among the highest turnover rates, and pay minimum wage to a higher proportion of its employees than any other American industry.

2015-09-02T12:02:38+00:00

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    Q: I read somewhere that it is good to fast for about 16 hours, and then eat. I've tried this with success, and I want to do it again. Do you think (if I am breast feeding) this will be bad for my baby at all?

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    I don't recommend fasting while breastfeeding, beloved! Think nutrition, not cleansing!

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    Q: I will be starting a fast for Ramadan in August. What suggestions do you have for cleansing during fasting? I do not eat meat except, fish 1-2 times a week. I've been having problems with gas after eating, even fruits or veggies. I usually have 2-3 bowel movements per day. I am a 56 year old male with good health, except for my problems with gas, varicose veins and leg cramps especially during fasting.

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    Cleanses for Ramadan should be LIQUID-based i.e. Liquid Full Body Detox, or perhaps drinking herbal teas i.e. Detox Tea. To combat or counter your gas (flatulence), start consuming Activated Charcoal (Carbon) 1 teaspoon in a glass of water daily (anytime of the day you feel like it). Work on your colon too. We suggest you try our 10-Day Supreme Colon Cleanse to help this problem of gas.

    Product Links:
    Liquid Full Body Detox
    Activated Charcoal
    10-Day Supreme Colon Cleanser
    Detox Tea

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    Q: I just left the doctor to get treated for a sinus infection and the nurse said my blood pressure was high. 132/100 then 130/98. I'm 35 yr old and this scares me. Over the years I have experienced erectile dysfunction and this has really damaged my confidence. I think this is related to this high blood pressure. I want to fast and stop eating all fried foods. I want to eat one meal a day or every other day. I'm just really scared and I need to do something fast.

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    YOU ALREADY KNOW WHAT TO DO. THE ILLUSION OF FEAR IS PARALYZING YOU. DO THE THING YOU FEAR AND THE FEAR WILL GO AWAY? REMEMBER, GOD AND FEAR CANNOT CO-EXIST. HAVE YOU READ OUR â€HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE (HYPERTENSION)†ARTICLE YET? IF NOT, PLEASE DO SO AND GET YOU SOME KNOWLEDGE. FEAR RESULTS FROM IGNORANCE, GOOD BROTHER. AND THEREFORE, KNOWLEDGE CAUSES FEAR TO DISSIPATE WHEN THE KNOWLEDGE IS ACTED UPON. YOU KNOW WHAT YOU NEED TO DO. GET THE KNOWLEDGE, HAVE FAITH, AND THEN ACT!

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    Q: I was actually interested in using the FULL BODY DETOX, I know that it comes with a nutritional guide but I wanted to know if it would work if I did not follow a vegan diet. I do not consume a lot of fast food which I am willing to easily give up but I wanted to know how it could work on a moderate none vegetarian diet.

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    The RAW FOODS diet is 50% of the FULL BODY DETOX! It won't work without following the diet!

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    Q: I have been reading a lot lately on HCG levels and people who have acquired HCG injections to lose weight at a fast rate of speed. Ultimately, if I understand correctly, HCG is a fertility booster. Would the fertility kit your company produces have the same effect, and actually raise the HCG levels of a person's chemistry? I would much prefer to treat my body 100% organically/herbally. I have highly mixed emotions about allowing "doctors" to inject something into my body, if there is an alternative.

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    Our Fertility Kit is 100% organic (natural) and does not only work on one level (i.e. HCG), but all hormonal levels in addition to balancing, strengthening, and toning the hormonal system. All hormones are raised to their necessary level with our fertility kit and regimen.

    It is unnatural to inject anything into the human body. It's a disrespect to the body which is perfectly qualified to do what it was designed to do if you just give the body what it needs.

    Follow your emotions (or gut instinct) about doctors and injection. Dherbs offers a safe and sane alternative. Give it a try! GO NATURAL!

    Take the Female Health tea along with the kit to enhance its effect and the chances of conception.

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    Q: Hi, I'm a 36 year old African/American woman with 4 children whose been trying to lose weight off and on for the past 16 years. I lose the weight but then I gain it right back after I go off of my diet. I know that I need a good body/colon cleanse, but what I need to learn how to do is to eat the right food's to keep my body healthy. I've been conditioned to eat the foods that I do eat, I need to know how do I go about "de-programming" myself from the bad food's and program myself to want and crave the healthy one's? I'm open to any suggestion's you have, even using crystals and meditation. Thank you.

    A:

    Time is limited here in "Ask the Herbalist" so I humbly request you consider a full length health consultation. However, I can tell you that you'd greatly benefit from a FULL BODY DETOX Cleanse.

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    Q: I was born with a dark spot on the side of my face, but as I got older it faded away and you can barely see it unless you really stare at it. Could you please tell me what this birthmark mean? My mother said that I was born with a veil over my face.

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    IN REGARDS TO YOUR INQUIRY, WE MAY HAVE THE ANSWER FOR YOU IN OUR ARTICLE ENTITLEDâ€BIRTHMARKS AND LITTLE WHITE SPOTS†PLEASE READ IT AND LET US KNOW IF THE INFORMATION SUFFICES YOUR INQUIRY. IF NOT, PLEASE RE-CONTACT US. BEING BORN WITH A VEIL OVER YOUR FACE MEANS YOU ARE HIGHLY INTUITIVE, PSYCHIC, SPIRITUAL, AND HAVE THE ABILITY TO PROPHESY. IT MEANS YOU ARE AN ORACLE OR HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE. YOU ARE A VERY POWERFUL PERSON WHEN YOU CULTIVATE YOURSELF.

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    Q: I would like to change the way I eat, I am also a smoker. What is the best practical way to approach a new lifestyle of health and wellness with the highest probability of success?

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    I would say first to perform the Full Body Detox. Purchase the Full Body Detox Companion as well as the Alternative Diet and Lifestyle Companion (which is very helpful in a healthy diet and lifestyle transitioning). ALSO: Read up on some our articles on our site (www.dherbs.com) under "Articles."

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    Q: Roughly how fast will activated charcoal rid your blood of any drug?

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    It depends on how often you take the charcoal. You can take it 2 times daily, for 5 days. However, the substance works right away!

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    Q: My wife and I started your Full Body Detox 9 days ago. Things are going well but in reference to the "raw food" diet we have gone a few times to some raw food restaurants such as Leaf & Raw. Are they O.K.? Secondly, are there some nuts to stay away from and is there a limit to how much you should consume?

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    Raw food restaurants sell RAW FOODS. That's recommended during the Full Body Detox. No problem here! Read our article WHAT IS RAW FOODS. The only nuts you might want to stay away from are peanuts. Glad to hear the detox I going swell!

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    A: You don't have to start over, you can continue with the cleanse. You're compromising the results of your cleanse when you eat foods outside the diet.

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    Q: I have a fast beating heart, I am 40 years, male living in India.

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    I would recommend that you perform our Full Body Detox first and foremost. After the 3-week regimen, take 3 capsules daily of our Cardio-Vascular Formula and Circul-Aid formula and you will notice a big difference.

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    Q: Is it safe and effective to do a Master Cleanse & Fast for 10 days. If not, What would be a more effective way to detox and lose weight in a comparable time frame?

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    You can absolutely do the master cleanse for 10 days. You should keep exercise to a minimum during the fast. Stop if illness occurs or you feel exhausted of course.

    Although weight-loss occurs during fasting it is not a long term solution to weight loss. Most cleanses achieve the 1 lb a day weight loss depending on water weight lost. Juice fasting is another route to go. You should consider a dietary program such as a low fat high raw vegan diet for sustainable fat loss.

    Hope this answers your question,

    Gary Gibson HHC CPT BMI VLC

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    Q: Is there any type of herb that can help me with not being nervous all the time and also talking too fast? I've been having this problem for a long time now and I just want a cure or something.

    A: We suggest trying the Nerves Formula or Monoatomic Formula to help relax your nerves. You can also try the Nerves Tea. These supplements can help balance and calm feelings of stress and anxiety. Monoatomic Formula - http://dherbs.com/store/monoatomic-formula-p-477.html Nerves Formula http://dherbs.com/store/nerve-formula-p-51.html NERVES Tea -http://www.dherbs.com/store/nerves-tea-p-237.html

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    Q: Question: I am finishing up the Master Cleanse fast and was wondering as I reenter my vegetarian life should I do this with your FULL BODY DETOX? Or is this "too much" detoxing, the Master Cleanse and the FULL BODY DETOX?

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    You can do the Master Cleanse with the FULL BODY DETOX (as long as you eat raw foods as our herbs are very potent). The Master Cleanse is a beverage and as such you can perform it while detoxing!

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    Q: I am in dire need of some help. My cardio crp came back high 6.2 last year. It was a 5.6, the highest it should be is 3.0. Now, they want to put me on drugs. This is something I dont believe in. I'm having very bad leg aches, and 10 years ago I contracted Hepatitis A. I would greatly appreciate any help on this matter. Can you can give me a recommendation?

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    You stated that are having issues with your cardio and liver (ie.,Hep A) functions along with some other things that are causing you to have pains in your legs. The issues that you are currently dealing with in your physical body can best be addressed by doing a Full Body Detox. I highly recommend this cleanse for people who are suffering from multiple sources of degeneration of the body. This is a complete cleanse for your body as a whole and will jump start you on a path to regaining your health. Let me also say, that pains in the body are signals that things are not well on a deeper level. And you must listen to your body and give it some relief from the things that you were doing to bring it to pain in the first place. Changes are necessary if your are to expect different results from your current situation. In addition to the Full Body Detox, I can also recommend our Headache and Pain Formula to help you deal with the pains you are having in your legs. You can find more detailed product information on the DHERBS.com website via Articles and Online Store. I hope these suggestions help you to make some good choices about what steps you can take to begin your journey of building your personal health!

    Articles:
    Hepatitis
    Heart Problems

    Product Links:
    Full Body Detox
    Headache and Pain Formula

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    Q: Good Morning, I heard about you on the Power XM radio Al Sharpton show. I'm 32yrs old I weigh 285lbs and my goal is to loose 125lbs (being realistic). My symptoms and habits are; Bowel movement once a week, headaches, lower backaches, acne, dry skin, eczema, achey joints, asthma and tired all the time! Because of my work schedule and being a single parent I do fast food 2 times a day almost everyday. My oldest daughter is 102lbs 8yrs old - bowel movements maybe twice a week and the youngest 5 yr old has headaches. HELP !!!!!!

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    I strongly suggest you perform the FULL BODY DETOX, followed by the WEIGHT RELEASE CLEANSE AND REGIMEN, followed by the 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE. Work on your diet! Eat more raw foods! Start your daughter off with the CHILDREN DETOX (liquid extracts) . Spend some time reading through our articles, Sir! Educate yourself!

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    Q: My problem is after I've eaten, whether I've slipped and had a sandwich or something not raw, or whether I've had all raw vegetables - especially broccoli or cauliflower, I am clearing my throat for pretty much the rest of the day. If I'm munching on raw nuts and seeds - same thing. It feels almost like I didn't swallow fully, or like the food didn't go down all the way or something. It's annoying to me, and I know it's irritating to my co-workers. What herb can help with this? It's mucus, right? I am currently doing the weight release cleanse. I've already done the FULL BODY DETOX (I failed miserably at this.)

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    There is no such thing as failure! Start drinking more water and try drinking MUCUS BUSTER TEA while performing your cleanse. Stay positive!

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    Q: I suffer from a host of side effects from taking the yasmin birth control pill (my testosterone level is really low, hair is thinning at an alarming rate, vaginal dryness, low libido, anxiety, excessive weight gain, and infertility). I also have herpes and have had a terrible year of outbreaks. I have been taking FECUNDITY and the ANTI-VIRAL FORMULA. I also use the oz oil. I have seen some improvements but I need to know if I should be doing something different, and if by chance I am able to conceive what regimen should I be on at that point?

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    I recommend you first DEROX with the FULL BODY DETOXfollowed by the TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE and then followed by the ANTI-VIRAL CLEANSE AND REGIMEN. Read our articles on these subjects too under "Articles."

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    Q: I am getting ready to go in the field for 3 days with the Military, and there will not be a variety of food to choose from. I started the WEIGHT RELEASE CLEANSE AND REGIMEN on 08-Jul-08. I know that I can still drink the master cleanse in the morning and drinking the tea. My only problem is the food. Will it be okay to eat some of the food and start right back to eating the right food on Monday?

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    IT WILL HAVE TO BE ALL RIGHT. DO WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO TO STAY ON THE CLEANSE. JUST GET BACK TO THE FOOD REGIMEN AS SOON AS YOU CAN (RETURNING FROM THE FIELD).