Are taking supplements the answer to good health?


For the answer to this question we have to go back in time. We are generally raised in a family that was raised in a family that lacked sufficient information to eat properly.

Upon growing up, in my formative years in the 40s and 50s, not knowing squat about the proper way to eat, the diet I was faced with was bacon and eggs or Cheerio’s for breakfast and two squares a day of meat and potatoes, except for Fridays, which we usually ate dairy products. I’m sure there are many of you that have a similar history.

Because of this and because of my parents being indoctrinated with the belief that vaccinations were “the cure for all”, all kinds of adverse health problems plagued me most of my life.

There is ample research out there proving that nutrient deficiencies through over-consumption of refined foods, anything that had a face and a mother and the lack of health building nutrients affects virtually every age group.

Because of our nutrient deficient diets we suffer from allergies, asthma, autism, birth defects, osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes, type II diabetes, eye problems, kidney damage, nerve problems, obesity, hypoglycemia, cancer, heart disease, stroke, and neurological problems, just for openers.

So what do we do? We go to the local health food store and we stock up on antioxidants, B. vitamins, vitamin C, medicinal mushrooms, chlorella, Omega 3’s, chromium, magnesium, flaxseed oil, fish oil (loaded with mercury and PCBs), and all kinds of other stuff thrust upon us by people in the “health and well-being” industry. And before long we are spending anywhere from $200-$500 a month to stay healthy.

What’s truly bizarre is that when manure was used for fertilizer, no one got sick. The reason for this was that the manure was rich in sulfur.

In the 1930s, “the powers to be” decided, in a humanitarian way, that they wanted to help benefit the farmer. So, as benevolent as they were, they switched to the petro-chemical fertilizers under the guise that it would enable the farmer to spend more time planting seeds than shoveling doo-doo. The harsh reality was that the petro-chemicals created a cash “crop” for the petro-chemical industry and made everyone else that ate food, sick.

Coupling the petro-chemical fertilizers with the obscene over-processing of our food supply, which served only to increase shelf life and profits, it made our food supply completely devoid of the nutrient that was originally in the soil, which the manure provided – sulfur. Yet we wonder why we are a nation of overweight, undernourished, disease-ridden sickos hooked on pharmaceutical drugs.

This missing nutrient, organic sulfur, is used to repair all the cells of the body and promotes the growth of healthy new cells by allowing the cells to transport oxygen more effectively. The other effect it has is making the cell walls more permeable, allowing nutrients in and waste materials out.

This missing nutrient also detoxifies the cells, allowing the body to remove toxins, heavy metals and radiation that have accumulated therein. It increases enzyme production increasing overall resistance to illness and increases blood circulation. It reduces muscle inflammation, speeds up athletic recovery time and increases sexual activity by increasing blood flow south of the border. It eliminates free radicals and allergies and promotes healthy and increased growth of hair and fingernails.

Because cancers have a hard time living in oxygen, cancer cells cannot exist in this oxygenated environment. Studies have shown the reversal of osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, asthma and autism.

Because the sulfur is one of the main ingredients in moisturizing creams, it aids in healthy skin production and the reduction of “wrinkles”. It helps the body properly regulate insulin production, reducing or eliminating the need for insulin injections and will help alleviate emphysema, decrease “hangover” time, eliminate migraines, reduce or eliminate hypoglycemia, reduce or eliminate PMS symptoms, promote better kidney function, reverse astigmatism, and enable the body to create all the essential amino acids, omega 3’s and vitamin B 12.

There is another essential fact to understand. Whether your diet is flesh based or plant based everyone has parasites in their intestines. The sulfur crystals form a slippery coating on the inner walls of the intestines making it impossible for the parasites or their eggs to cling to and are flushed out.

So, due to the removal of the parasites, heavy metals, toxins and radiation the body may experience a brief detoxification process. When this passes, anywhere from two to ten days, your body will feel rejuvenated and full of energy.

So, if you are frustrated with what you are spending for nutritional supplements, know that there is an alternative available at a fraction of the cost. Above all, you must remember two important facts: you’ve spent most of your life braking down your body by eating crap so you cannot expect a reversal overnight. It will take time, patience, dedication and perseverance. And, by the way, there has never been one complaint from 100,000 plus people in 33 countries.



Hesh Goldstein
When I was a kid, if I were told that I'd be writing a book about diet and nutrition when I was older, let alone having been doing a health related radio show for over 36 years, I would've thought that whoever told me that was out of their mind. Living in Newark, New Jersey, my parents and I consumed anything and everything that had a face or a mother except for dead, rotting, pig bodies, although we did eat bacon (as if all the other decomposing flesh bodies were somehow miraculously clean). Going through high school and college it was no different. In fact, my dietary change did not come until I was in my 30's.

Just to put things in perspective, after I graduated from Weequahic High School and before going to Seton Hall University, I had a part-time job working for a butcher. I was the delivery guy and occasionally had to go to the slaughterhouse to pick up products for the store. Needless to say, I had no consciousness nor awareness, as change never came then despite the horrors I witnessed on an almost daily basis.

After graduating with a degree in accounting from Seton Hall, I eventually got married and moved to a town called Livingston. Livingston was basically a yuppie community where everyone was judged by the neighborhood they lived in and their income. To say it was a "plastic" community would be an understatement.

Livingston and the shallowness finally got to me. I told my wife I was fed up and wanted to move. She made it clear she had to be near her friends and New York City. I finally got my act together and split for Colorado.

I was living with a lady in Aspen at the end of 1974, when one day she said, " let's become vegetarians". I have no idea what possessed me to say it, but I said, "okay"! At that point I went to the freezer and took out about $100 worth of frozen, dead body parts and gave them to a welfare mother who lived behind us. Well, everything was great for about a week or so, and then the chick split with another guy.

So here I was, a vegetarian for a couple weeks, not really knowing what to do, how to cook, or basically how to prepare anything. For about a month, I was getting by on carrot sticks, celery sticks, and yogurt. Fortunately, when I went vegan in 1990, it was a simple and natural progression. Anyway, as I walked around Aspen town, I noticed a little vegetarian restaurant called, "The Little Kitchen".

Let me back up just a little bit. It was April of 1975, the snow was melting and the runoff of Ajax Mountain filled the streets full of knee-deep mud. Now, Aspen was great to ski in, but was a bummer to walk in when the snow was melting.

I was ready to call it quits and I needed a warmer place. I'll elaborate on that in a minute.

But right now, back to "The Little Kitchen". Knowing that I was going to leave Aspen and basically a new vegetarian, I needed help. So, I cruised into the restaurant and told them my plight and asked them if they would teach me how to cook. I told them in return I would wash dishes and empty their trash. They then asked me what I did for a living and I told them I was an accountant.

The owner said to me, "Let's make a deal. You do our tax return and we'll feed you as well". So for the next couple of weeks I was doing their tax return, washing their dishes, emptying the trash, and learning as much as I could.

But, like I said, the mud was getting to me. So I picked up a travel book written by a guy named Foder. The name of the book was, "Hawaii". Looking through the book I noticed that in Lahaina, on Maui, there was a little vegetarian restaurant called," Mr. Natural's". I decided right then and there that I would go to Lahaina and work at "Mr. Natural's." To make a long story short, that's exactly what happened.

So, I'm working at "Mr. Natural's" and learning everything I can about my new dietary lifestyle - it was great. Every afternoon we would close for lunch at about 1 PM and go to the Sheraton Hotel in Ka'anapali and play volleyball, while somebody stayed behind to prepare dinner.

Since I was the new guy, and didn't really know how to cook, I never thought that I would be asked to stay behind to cook dinner. Well, one afternoon, that's exactly what happened; it was my turn. That posed a problem for me because I was at the point where I finally knew how to boil water.

I was desperate, clueless and basically up the creek without a paddle. Fortunately, there was a friend of mine sitting in the gazebo at the restaurant and I asked him if he knew how to cook. He said the only thing he knew how to cook was enchiladas. He said that his enchiladas were bean-less and dairy-less. I told him that I had no idea what an enchilada was or what he was talking about, but I needed him to show me because it was my turn to do the evening meal.

Well, the guys came back from playing volleyball and I'm asked what was for dinner. I told them enchiladas; the owner wasn't thrilled. I told him that mine were bean-less and dairy-less. When he tried the enchilada he said it was incredible. Being the humble guy that I was, I smiled and said, "You expected anything less"? It apparently was so good that it was the only item on the menu that we served twice a week. In fact, after about a week, we were selling five dozen every night we had them on the menu and people would walk around Lahaina broadcasting, 'enchilada's at "Natural's" tonight'. I never had to cook anything else.

A year later the restaurant closed, and somehow I gravitated to a little health food store in Wailuku. I never told anyone I was an accountant and basically relegated myself to being the truck driver. The guys who were running the health food store had friends in similar businesses and farms on many of the islands. I told them that if they could organize and form one company they could probably lock in the State. That's when they found out I was an accountant and "Down to Earth" was born. "Down to Earth" became the largest natural food store chain in the islands, and I was their Chief Financial Officer and co-manager of their biggest store for 13 years.

In 1981, I started to do a weekly radio show to try and expose people to a vegetarian diet and get them away from killing innocent creatures. I still do that show today. I pay for my own airtime and have no sponsors to not compromise my honesty. One bit of a hassle was the fact that I was forced to get a Masters Degree in Nutrition to shut up all the MD's that would call in asking for my credentials.

My doing this radio show enabled me, through endless research, to see the corruption that existed within the big food industries, the big pharmaceutical companies, the biotech industries and the government agencies. This information, unconscionable as it is, enabled me to realize how broken our health system is. This will be covered more in depth in the Introduction and throughout the book and when you finish the book you will see this clearly and it will hopefully inspire you to make changes.

I left Down to Earth in 1989, got nationally certified as a sports injury massage therapist and started traveling the world with a bunch of guys that were making a martial arts movie. After doing that for about four years I finally made it back to Honolulu and got a job as a massage therapist at the Honolulu Club, one of Hawaii's premier fitness clubs. It was there I met the love of my life who I have been with since 1998. She made me an offer I couldn't refuse. She said," If you want to be with me you've got to stop working on naked women". So, I went back into accounting and was the Chief Financial Officer of a large construction company for many years.

Going back to my Newark days when I was an infant, I had no idea what a "chicken" or "egg" or "fish" or "pig" or "cow" was. My dietary blueprint was thrust upon me by my parents as theirs was thrust upon them by their parents. It was by the grace of God that I was able to put things in their proper perspective and improve my health and elevate my consciousness.

The road that I started walking down in 1975 has finally led me to the point of writing my book, “A Sane Diet For An Insane World”. Hopefully, the information contained herein will be enlightening, motivating, and inspiring to encourage you to make different choices. Doing what we do out of conditioning is not always the best course to follow. I am hoping that by the grace of the many friends and personalities I have encountered along my path, you will have a better perspective of what road is the best road for you to travel on, not only for your health but your consciousness as well.

Last but not least: after being vaccinated as a kid I developed asthma, which plagued me all of my life. In 2007 I got exposed to the organic sulfur crystals, which got rid of my asthma in 3 days and has not come back in over 10 years. That, being the tip of the iceberg, has helped people reverse stage 4 cancers, autism, joint pain, blood pressure problems, migraine headaches, erectile dysfunction, gingivitis, and more. Also, because of the detoxification effects by the release of oxygen that permeates and heals all the cells in the body, it removes parasites, radiation, fluoride, free radicals, and all the other crap that is thrust upon us in the environment by Big Business.

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