Thursday, June 24, 2010

A newsletter about Raw Milk from Dr. Al Sears.

This is a newsletter that my Mom passes on to me on occasion. It's from Dr. Al Sears.
Check out his website:

June 24, 2010

What if someone told you, “There is no absolute right to consume or feed children any particular food.”1
Or that you have “… no generalized right to bodily and physical health.”2

What would you say? What would you do?

I didn’t get this out of a George Orwell science fiction novel.

These are quotes from our government.

This was the FDA’s response when consumers and farmers from six different states filed a lawsuit to reverse the ban on selling raw milk between states.

Raw milk is milk that isn’t pasteurized. It builds your immunity. It contains enzymes, vitamins and minerals, essential fatty acids, and amino acids that get destroyed through pasteurization.

Federal bureaucrats say you don’t have the right to drink raw milk. And that they have the right to tell you what you can and cannot eat and drink.

Plenty of people have joined the fight against it. But the government is fighting back and terrorizing families.

Imagine being one of the farmers: It’s 5:00 a.m. You walk out your front door and federal agents blind you with flashlights. They slap a warrant into your hands.

Men draw guns and root like pigs through your coolers and freezers. It wakes your family.

Your children cry out, “Is Daddy going to jail?”3

All because you’re selling milk?

It’s not a story. It happened recently to an Amish farmer in Pennsylvania. And it’s happening to many small, independent farmers just like him.

I’ve studied history and cultures all over the world. And I believe what John Stuart Mills said back in the 1800s: “Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.”4

Man has had the right to choose what he eats and drinks as far back as caveman times. It includes raw milk. And any other food you choose to eat or drink for your health and well-being.

Today, you ought to be able to buy food directly from a farmer. Or from the mega-corporations that pasteurize, process, and package the life out of food.

My advice to you is choose wisely and support small, local farmers. If you’ve been a subscriber for a while, you’re already aware of the benefits. Independent farming practices are humane, and the quality of food is superior.

Below you’ll find sources to find raw milk and other products from independent farmers:

* Raw milk builds your immunity so you don’t come down with bugs. It contains important enzymes. Inflammation fighters. You get essential fatty acids, amino acids, vitamins and minerals, and probiotics, the good bacteria. Some states allow you to buy raw milk products. Others do not. Click here to find out where you can buy raw milk in your area.

* Grass-fed beef gives you more protein, omega-3’s, vitamins, minerals, CoQ10, and less fat. You won’t absorb the antibiotics or hormones you find in commercial beef. Check with local farmers in your area or ask your local grocer. Click here if you’d like to try Primal Force Grass-Fed Beef.

* Pesticide-free, local organics contain higher amounts of antioxidants. They taste better and you can be sure of their quality. You’re not exposed to hormone-disrupting, cancer-causing chemicals sprayed on commercial produce. You can find organic produce at your local market or through local growers or co-ops. You can find local co-ops in your area by clicking here.

To Your Good Health,

Al Sears, MD

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