January 17, 2023 3-5PM ET
Tuesday on The Robert Scott Bell Show:
FDA commissioners demand new tools to fight online “misinformation” To keep its corporate handlers happy and flush with ill-gotten profits, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling for backup in the fight against online free speech. At the recent 2023 Innovations in Regulatory Science Summit, an event organized by the UCSF-Stanford Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI), several former and current FDA commissioners were singing the same tune about the threat of “misinformation” on social media. “I actually believe that misinformation is the leading cause of death right now in the U.S. because whether we’re looking at covid or chronic disease – people are making bad choices driven by the information that they get,” whined current FDA commissioner Robert Califf. “We were just not prepared for what broad access to the internet would do to communication channels.” Califf’s use of the word we, in this context, is of course referring to the globalist powers that be who are apparently clueless about Americans’ love for the First Amendment, which up until fairly recently was freely exercised online.
Special Guest Sean “The Cigarette Killer” Cohen
Sean David Cohen is an avid researcher of natural remedies and has authored two health books that are published and available on Amazon. Sean has been helping people quit addictions for 15 years and is the inventor of Krave Kicker, a liquid “shot” that contains natural superfoods and supplements to boost dopamine and help beat addictions.
Top 4 most common ADDICTIONS and a natural REMEDY for kicking cravings
How many dopamine “crutches” do you have that boost your mood, energy, and attitude, but don’t last for long and have to be repeated throughout the day? Do you ingest nicotine, sugar, alcohol, and caffeine daily, and if so, how much of each?
Most people have at least one and it’s not healthy to rely on it, because in the long run, these dopamine crutches are unhealthy when overused and abused, as your system will, on its own, produce less and less dopamine, leaving you sad, unmotivated, and stressed.
Many people use at least one of the four most common addictive substances but don’t think they are truly ‘addicted.’ That’s why we’ve done some research to help you decide, and if so, how to substitute for it, cut back, or quit for good, depending on your lifestyle, goals, and sustainability objectives.
Substitute, cut back, or quit for good?
Most people simply are not able to totally quit sugar or caffeine for good. Those ingredients show up in so many places. Plus, sugar in fruit, that is not “added sugar” is not a problem, as it comes in with the fiber of the fruit and is processed by your body in a healthy way.
Caffeine, if not over done, can be healthy for the heart also, especially when not combined with sweeteners or artificial ingredients. Even red wine contains a healthy ingredient, from the skin of the grapes, called resveratrol, that’s good for burning bad fat in the capillaries (anti-inflammatory and antioxidant).
However, everyone knows how addicting alcohol and nicotine can be, so how much is too much, and what can you do about the addiction once it “takes control” of you?
The Dopamine Correlation
Dopamine is created in the human body naturally, but can be influenced by external substances common to every consumer. The more you consume of these external stimulants, over time, the more your body relies on them, waiting for that assistance or “crutch” to function at normal or high levels.
This means the activities you would normally do well and enjoy may not be so pleasant or even functional without the dopamine crutches. Let’s take an inside look at HOW MUCH of each dopamine stimulant is TOO MUCH for the big four:
Nicotine – Anyone ingesting more than 40 milligrams of nicotine daily is basically addicted and abusing the drug. According to research published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), approximately 80% of smokers who attempt to quit on their own relapse within the first month, and only 3% remain nicotine-free at six months. That’s because the nicotine in cigarettes and vape liquid is dosed very high after being treated with ammonia, so dopamine levels are highly influenced by this free-based nicotine, making it much harder to quit or even cut back.
Sugar – Sugar is like a drug, as it releases opioids and dopamine, giving it ‘addictive potential‘ according to NIH research. People who binge on sugar often suffer withdrawal later, and that means dealing with cravings that are nearly irresistible. The key is to read the ingredients of every product and totally avoid “added sugars” and artificial sweeteners (think aspartame and sucralose). Any more than about 9 teaspoons of sugar, or 150 calories worth, is way too much sugar in a day.
Alcohol – Alcohol may be the most widely used psychoactive substances. It induces changes in brain functions and can disrupt emotions and behavior. Research reveals that alcohol dependence is directly tied to the dopamine system. The more alcohol one consumes, the more their dopaminergic system relies on it for stimulation; however, in the long term, alcohol is a depressant, just like nicotine and sugar. There are about 15 million ‘alcoholics’ in the USA, meaning men who consume 4 or more drinks per day, and women who consume more than 2 drinks per day, on average.
Caffeine – According to NIH research, caffeine increases dopamine receptor availability, thus enhancing dopamine signaling in the brain. Caffeine consumption can assist with cardiovascular exercising, but too much can lead to dependence, mood swings, and withdrawal symptoms when cutting back or quitting, including irritability and lethargy. Half of all Americans consume too much caffeine daily, meaning more than about 300 milligrams. As a standard unit of measure, one cup of coffee contains about 80 milligrams of caffeine, one soda can contains about 360 mg, and most energy drinks contain between 100mg and 300 mg.
Superfood Extract Boosts Dopamine Naturally
There’s a tropical bean that has proven to be safe and effective for millennia at boosting dopamine levels naturally, but hardly a mainstream consumer knows about it. This legume is called mucuna pruriens, and the seeds, roots, and beans are ground up and sold in capsules at most vitamin shops and health food stores. The extract of this superfood is now available in a functional beverage called Krave Kicker, that can be used to substitute, cut back, or quit addictions, including nicotine, sugar, alcohol, and caffeine. The best part is there’s no withdrawal, addiction, or “crash” from this natural remedy, so have at it!
Behavior Modification – What to Do?
As with any addiction, there are behavior habits and “rituals” the consumer engages that need to be addressed, substituted for, and/or ended. The best way to do this is to begin a new exercise routine you can enjoy, find healthy snacks, and practice breathing patterns and meditation each day, if even for just a few minutes here and there. Then seek natural remedies and supplements that your body may be lacking, to replenish your nutrient base.
Study: Eating One Freshwater Fish Equal to a Month of Drinking Contaminated Water Eating one freshwater fish caught in a river or lake in the United States is the equivalent of drinking a month’s worth of water contaminated with toxic “forever chemicals,” new research said on Tuesday. The invisible chemicals called PFAS were first developed in the 1940s to resist water and heat, and are now used in items such as non-stick pans, textiles, fire suppression foams and food packaging. But the indestructibility of PFAS, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, means the pollutants have built up over time in the air, soil, lakes, rivers, food, drinking water and even our bodies. There have been growing calls for stricter regulation for PFAS, which have been linked to a range of serious health issues including liver damage, high cholesterol, reduced immune responses and several kinds of cancer. To find out PFAS contamination in locally caught fish, a team of researchers analyzed more than 500 samples from rivers and lakes across the United States between 2013 and 2015. The median level of PFAS in the fish was 9,500 nanograms per kilogram, according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Research.
How Big Food Captured the World’s Largest Public Health Nutrition Group The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, with more than 100,000 credentialed dieticians, nutrition practitioners and students — is one of the most influential professional health associations in the U.S. This article discusses the Academy’s relationship with ultra-processed food, beverage, pesticide and pharmaceutical corporations, including accepting contributions from and even investing in those companies. Evidence from the Academy’s own internal documents suggest the group serves up favors for their corporate sponsors at the expense of public health. The Academy and its website eatright.org promote themselves as “your source for science-based food and nutrition information.” The group is seen as an authority in food policy-making and influences the development of U.S. dietary guidelines. The Academy has been repeatedly criticized for its close ties to ultra-processed food companies, including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, General Mills and Kraft. A 2022 study published in Public Health Nutrition, co-authored by public health scholars and U.S. Right to Know, found that the Academy has a “symbiotic relationship” with multinational food, pharmaceutical and agribusiness corporations and that it acts as a “pro-industry voice” with policy positions that sometimes clash with its mission to improve health globally. The study is based on a five-year investigation and tens of thousands of pages of internal Academy documents that U.S. Right to Know obtained through public records requests. (The documents will be posted at the University of California San Francisco Industry Documents Library. They are currently posted here.) This paper is the first to review the Academy’s internal communications and its interactions with corporations.
Special Guest AJ DePriest
AJ DePriest has been a healthcare policy analyst and researcher since the early 90s. She was a founding member of Montana ProjectHEAL (Health Education Alliance), which successfully repealed the state’s government-run, socialized healthcare laws and replaced them with comprehensive, market-based legislation drafted by Project HEAL. Nearly thirty years later, in January 2021, AJ founded TN Liberty Network, a Tennessee-based think tank. TN Liberty Network is an independent, covert research operation that does not have a membership, does not accept donations or funding, does not have a bank account, and does not work for or under any other organization or person. TN Liberty Network’s 28 members have been instrumental in supplying state lawmakers and other policy leaders across America with actionable intel on issues ranging from Covid mandates, hospital incentive schemes, illegal immigration, election integrity, and government-run education.
In January 2022, the group’s research led to the exposure of ESSER III funding ties to Covid- related mandates in US schools. Their second white paper on financial incentives to hospitals released in April 2022. TN Liberty Network’s Covid-related hospital research also led to the formation of The Adam Group, a Covid education and advocacy organization (www.TheAdamGroup.net). The Adam Group’s affiliate doctors and advocates have helped thousands across America prevent Covid and effectively treat Covid at home. The organization has also helped families rescue loved ones from hospitals after medical kidnapping and forced hospital protocols designed to kill Covid patients. In July 2022, AJ turned over leadership of TN Liberty Network to long-time member, Jillian Higgins, and has been caring full-time for her Covid vaccine-injured mother. In AJ’s absence, TN Liberty Network is carrying on the work to uncover and expose corruption up to the highest levels of government.
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Regular visits to green spaces can lower need for prescription meds – study Frequent visits to green spaces in cities such as parks and community gardens – rather than the amount or views of them from home – may be linked to lower use of certain prescription meds, suggests research conducted in Finland. The observed connections between frequent green-space visits and lower use of drugs for depression, anxiety, insomnia, high blood pressure, and asthma were not dependent on the people’s educational and income level. Exposure to natural environments is thought to be good for health, but until now, the evidence has been inconsistent, wrote 10 researchers from the department of health security at the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare in Kuopio. They published their findings in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine under the title “Cross-sectional associations of different types of nature exposure with psychotropic, antihypertensive and asthma medication.”The team wanted to find out if the amount of residential green and blue space, frequency of green-space visits and views of green and blue spaces from home might be associated separately with the use of certain prescription meds. Green areas were defined as forests, gardens, parks, castle parks, cemeteries, zoos, herbaceous vegetation associations such as natural grassland and moors and wetlands. Blue areas were defined as sea, lakes and rivers. Finland has a large number of forests, while Finnish cities are relatively green, making it easy for those willing to use green spaces to access them with minimal effort, they added.