Pat Robinson's Blog – August 2010 Archive (31)

"Pink eye", without antibiotics

Breastmilk is best. :-) We had to 'borrow' some from a lactating friend once for just this reason. Kinda have to be good friends, lol. It'll keep refrigerated and fresh for a few days, if you aren't using it from the "tap".

I've read that a particular antibody in the breast milk, called immunoglobulin A, prevents the pink eye bacteria from attaching to the mucosal surface of the eye. I had pink eye as a nurse. I was able to work without taking any antibiotics, with strict… Continue

Added by Pat Robinson on August 27, 2010 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

Controversial Phytic Acid??

Phytic acid is intentionally consumed by some people because of the potential cancer-retarding benefits and diabetic benefits ("antioxidant"). However, the phytic acid retards mineral bio-availability, especially important minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc.

Here is Amanda Rose on an informative video about the pros/cons and particulars of phytic acid consumption.…


Added by Pat Robinson on August 27, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Master Tonic 101

Also check out Whole Food Probiotics 101!…


Added by Pat Robinson on August 26, 2010 at 4:30pm — 112 Comments

Hemp food sources

The Story of Hemp from the Weston A. Price Foundation:

"The American colonists relied heavily on hemp. At that time, hemp was the world’s leading crop. A law enacted in Virginia in 1619 made hemp production mandatory for all farmers. Similar laws ...…


Added by Pat Robinson on August 23, 2010 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Fish Oil vs. Flax Seed Oil


Added by Pat Robinson on August 22, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Probiotics and Cancer

The application of probiotics in cancer.

de Moreno de LeBlanc A,…


Added by Pat Robinson on August 22, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Gut Healing with a Raw Vegan Diet?

(this is a repost of a member wondering about gut healing with a raw vegan diet)

You have some difficult questions which have no absolute answers, imo. The severity of diet one embarks upon or embraces has as much to do with "what you feed your skin and your mind and your outlook" as your body.

I don't believe in a 'search and destroy' paradigm about life and living. I believe the world is exactly as it needs to be and is whatever it is, for a reason. Many embrace a… Continue

Added by Pat Robinson on August 17, 2010 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment


This is an old email about natural alternatives for epilepsy. I'm copying it in whole. It is mostly a summary (without source links) since the family wasn't very research savvy. is another amazing resource of natural alternatives.

Most of the nutritional stuff can be done concurrently with conventional therapies to lower the seizure…


Added by Pat Robinson on August 15, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Homemade Probiotics?

It is cheap and simple to make whole food probiotics at home.

Dairy-free kefir, or any type of dairy could be made into kefir. And the kefir grains reproduce and you will be giving them away to friends and strangers in no time, lol.

Check the Sharing Cultures forum for members who'll share culture starters.

Refrigerated bottled probiotics generally have fewer probiotics than active…


Added by Pat Robinson on August 15, 2010 at 10:00am — 9 Comments

Ionized Water?

Water is a difficult (and important) topic. From my understanding, the 'purpose' of ionization is some antioxidant benefit and some alkalizing benefit. Both of these can be enjoyed inexpensively and naturally in mineral-rich liquids (and whole foods).

Depending upon what you are eating/drinking now, it could provide benefits. But, from what I've read, it doesn't provide a host of minerals or microminerals, such as herbal infusions, good ole' tea, juice, fruits, veggies, bone broth,… Continue

Added by Pat Robinson on August 15, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Everything Probiotics...

Whole food probiotics are one of the MOST important foods for a healthy body, we are learning, especially in this age of multi-drug resistant bacteria.

Here are extensive references regarding the benefits of probiotics.

There are some 400-600 microbials which inhabit and reproduce in the

gut. Some are only there transiently and therefore, to have a "healthy"

gut (based upon our historical traditional cultures), we need to consume

beneficial microbials…


Added by Pat Robinson on August 14, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Immune support, respiratory issues

There are a bunch of vitamins and minerals in herbal infusions:

Especially vit A, B5, B6, vit C, vit D (sunshine), selenium, sulfur, zinc, folate, Omega 3 fatty acids - all help the… Continue

Added by Pat Robinson on August 13, 2010 at 8:43pm — No Comments


For anemia, there are many alternatives to improve iron and ferritin. There are several types of anemia. But, basically, here is a list of foods high in iron, folate and B12 which all help anemia.


folate:… Continue

Added by Pat Robinson on August 13, 2010 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

H. Pylori

Humans have been colonized by Helicobacter pylori for at least 50,000 years.

H Pylori is a controversial diagnosis. Helicobacter pylori is present in about 50% of the world’s population. I don't believe…


Added by Pat Robinson on August 13, 2010 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment


CLEANSES - The issue with cleanses is related to opening detoxification pathways in order not to just mobilize toxins (including mercury which binds with candida to sequester it) and releasing the toxins into the bloodstream to redeposit into your or your child's brain, organs, gut (or fetus and breastmilk as is the case for pregnant, and nursing women).

Here is a basic explanation…


Added by Pat Robinson on August 11, 2010 at 11:30pm — 4 Comments


Adrenal Fatigue?

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