How badly do you want to loose weight?  For those who do not want to exercise or change your diet it may be possible to ingest a slim person’s poop and recolonize your digestive tract.

The theory is simply transplanting a slim person poop in to an obese person’s digestive system.  Scientists are preparing to test if microbes taken from a lean person’s system can help an obese person lose weight – and they will do this by getting 20 obese volunteers to take a pill packed with freeze-dried poop. 

These treatments actually began three years ago for serious gut infections rather than fecal transplants.  Doctors have increasingly turned to a procedure called “fecal microbiotia transplantation” (FMT), which delivers fresh fecal material to the gut helping restore the normal balance of beneficial microbes.

These fecal transplants are about 90 percent successful, but they typically require invasive and uncomfortable colonoscopies or nasogastric tubes, which run from the nose down to the stomach. “Just getting the tube down is a problem,” says Elizabeth Hohmann MD of Massachusetts General Hospital.  And what if people gag and vomit? Would they inhale fecal matter? “That’s pretty scary,” she adds.

I remember asking my audience if they were a sinker or a floater?  The idea was to open up the discussion on the amount of poop we expel and how many times a day would indicate a healthy system.

I have always been interested in the different body types versus their diets.  Now accepted body typing is done by medical personnel using one’s feces to determine their specific fecal type.  Formulation begins by using another’s fecal-matter which contains microbes from poorly digested food debris, missing nutrients – freeze drying and capsulizing!


Do Enzymes Cause Constipation?


I recently spoke in Mexico City on one of my favorite subjects, “Supplemental Digestive Enzymes” and their many positive uses.  I do not speak Spanish and required an interpreter. From what I have been told she was excellent in keeping up with me. However, in a large audience of a couple thousand people it is impossible to take questions.

When delivering in a venue of this size I do my best to present some of the common questions I receive. One of the questions I often receive is about constipation and enzyme use. There are those of us who were constipated before experiencing supplemental enzymes, but did not realize it.  I have been asked to go into more detail than I was able to when in Mexico.

Let me give you an example: a person can be experiencing at least one bowel movement a day. However, they begin taking supplemental enzymes with meals and all of a sudden their bowel is no longer moving.   They may be concerned that the enzymes made them constipated.

Our gallbladder isn’t an organ that gets a lot of attention – unless it is causing nausea, bloating and/or pain. 

Until then we are not aware that our gallbladder is in stress. The gallbladder is a little sac that stores bile from our liver and is found just beneath the liver. It is there to release bile during digestion to breakdown the fatty foods we eat.

Poor eating habits causes stress in the gallbladder. At first more bile is produced when too many man-made fatty and carbohydrate rich foods are ingested. This causes peristalsis producing a bowel movement. It can go from nausea and diarrhea and then eventually to constipation.

Many Latinos are brought up on seasoned foods, rich carbohydrates (tortillas)!  When this happens over a long period if time, the gallbladder cannot empty itself on demand and the liver is not stimulated to produce the correct amount of bile.

The undigested fat combines with any iron or calcium contained in the food to form insoluble soaps, which prevent minerals from reaching the cells. These hard soaps can cause constipation, anemia and bone loss. In addition, the lack of bile acids also prevents the absorption of carotene, Vitamins A, D, K, and essential fatty acids. This leads to a multitude of deficient disorders. Lack of proper digestion of food or inappropriate foods can cause many problems.

Supplemental enzymes balance digestion. There is no excessive bile to stimulate bowel peristalsis and they think they are now constipated. 

When this happens we have the solution by adding more capsules of digestive enzymes with meals. You can also add probiotics with meals or increase your intake in the evening before bed. In time your bowels will be back to normal, which is more than one bowel movement a day if you eat more than one meal a day.

You may have had your gallbladder removed and that simply means that your liver now has to release bile on demand. It also means it is now putting more stress on your liver. This is why I suggest supplemental lipase enzymes, which do not require bile to work.







Women’s Waistlines Continues To Inch Up


1c6623b6e6ae0574_tapeWomen’s waistlines are widening faster than men’s, according to new government research.

The average waist size ballooned more than an inch — from 37.6 inches to 38.8 inches — between 1999 and 2012, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers found.

While men’s waists increased less than an inch — about 0.8 of an inch on average — women’s midriffs grew about twice that, or 1.5 inches, said study researcher Dr. Earl Ford, a medical officer at the CDC.

“Carrying a large belly even in the normal weight range has health implications,” said Dr. James Cerhan, lead author of the study and professor of epidemiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

Waistlines larger than 35 inches for women and more than 40 inches for men are considered abdominal obesity, a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes.

For one study, published Sept. 17 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Ford and his colleagues used data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) on nearly 33,000 men and women ages 20 and older.

No single reason for the bulking up stood out. But the researchers speculated that sleep disruption, certain medications and everyday chemicals known to be endocrine disruptors possibly play a role.

In the new study, researchers looked at data from 11 different studies that included more than 600,000 people around the world.

Women with a waist circumference of 94 cm (37 inches) had an 80 per cent higher mortality risk than those with waists that were 69 cm (27 inches) or less. For women with larger waists, that translates to a life expectancy five years shorter after age 40.

They found that men who had waists that were 109 cm (43 inches) or larger had twice the mortality risk than men with waists smaller than 89 cm (35 inches). For men with larger waists, this translated to a life expectancy that was three years shorter than their peers after age 40.

Bottom line a big waist means big health problems!

PROBIOTICS – How Probiotics Are Made.


There are very few people who have not heard about the health wonders called “probiotics”. They claim to help with health problems, ranging from constipation to diarrhea, and prevent colds or fight them once you already have one. Probiotics are showing up in foods, beverages, and supplements. What exactly are they, do they work, and should we consume them?

When we come into this world we do not have bacteria until our first breath. During a delivery through the birth canal, a newborn picks up bacteria from his/her mother. These good bacteria are not transmitted when a Cesarean section is performed and have been shown to be the reason why some infants born by Cesarean section have allergies, less than optimal immune systems, and lower levels of gut microflora.

Lets start with the facts behind what probiotics are. The root of the word probiotic comes from the Greek word pro, meaning “promoting” and biotic, meaning “life.” Probiotics are in the news, on the Internet and raved about by even those in sports. Tests and research are being done at universities on diverse strains and what they can accomplish either by themselves, added to a protein or a prebiotic and each other.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) defines probiotics as “live microorganisms, which, when administered in adequate amounts, create a health benefit for our digestive tract.”

Yes indeed, probiotics are actually alive, and they are bacteria (microorganisms are bacteria). Most people think of antibiotics and antibacterial products when you mention bacteria. Both of those kill bacteria so why would you want to consume live bacteria? It’s all about internal balance.

These are live microorganisms that will not provide the promised benefits if they don’t stay alive. The manufacturer and consumer must pay close attention to the conditions of storage at which the particular microorganism will survive and the end of their shelf life. The potency will tell you the number of viable bacteria per dose, and the purity has to do with presence of contaminating or ineffective bacteria.

Our digestive system normally has what we call “good” bacteria and “bad” bacteria. Maintaining the correct balance between the “good” bacteria and the “bad” bacteria is necessary for optimal health. Things like medications, diet, diseases, and your environment can upset that balance.

When the digestive tract is healthy, it filters out and eliminates things that can damage it, such as harmful bacteria, toxins, chemicals, and other waste products.
The other way that probiotics help is the impact that they have on our immune system. Most of our immune system around 80% resides in our digestive tract. Our immune system is our protection against germs. When it doesn’t function properly, we can suffer from allergic reactions, autoimmune disorders (for example, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and rheumatoid arthritis, and infections (for example, infectious diarrhea, skin infections, and vaginal infections). By maintaining the correct balance from birth, the hope would be to prevent these ailments. Our immune system can benefit anytime that balanced is restored, so it’s never too late.



My last post was on the subject of NIDS. NIDS stands for Neuro Immune Dysfunction Syndrome and plays a part in the state of health of every family in America. NDIS are acquired disorders that impact the body and the brain.

To better understand NIDS it refers to a group of illness that are the result of how the immune system and nervous system relates to one another in chronic conditions. You may want to go back to my previous post on NIDS in order to bring you up to date on the various names of the conditions.

I just returned from a trip where I spoke to 300 members of IACT on this very subject. I want to share the ”what to do” message. NIDS are normally treated with steroids and ibuprofen (Advil, Children’s Advil/Motrin, Medipren, Motrin, Nuprin, PediaCare Fever etc.) Ibuprofen is used for the treatment of mild to moderate pain, inflammation and fever caused by these diverse diseases. It is also used for treating menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea), osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

I have heard from or spoken to several people who previously suffered with one or two forms of NIDS but were able to stop the process by addressing their digestive system first. They added supplemental digestive enzyme with meals (cutting down the swelling from allergy type foods), protease (systemic) enzymes between meals (assist with chronic inflammation and taking waste out of the cells) and probiotics before bed (balancing the microorganisms in the body environment). This obviously works because 80% of our immune system is located in the digestive tract and most inflammation begins in the digestive system during poor digestion. I have formulated products to address the small intestine in rebuilding the mucosal lining for this very reason.

What happens to one who was able to change their bowel condition for several years but when suffering an injury was given a prescribed ibuprofen for their injury? You probably guessed it; he began suffering from the “old” symptoms once again. Now, he starts over by healing the small intestine first and then after 21 days returns to the supplemental formulas that kept him symptom free for several years.

About 1 million Americans have IBD, and 30,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. … In the United States, it’s thought that as many as 100,000 kids younger than 18 years old have Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

All these various symptoms of NIDS are all connected. An example is the 7.5 million Americans who suffer from Psoriasis. You may not be aware but psoriasis can lead to Psoriatic Arthritis (pain without swelling). If that were not bad enough it is found with those suffering heart attacks, stroke and Type 2 diabetes.

Our digestive system is one and the same with our brain and they speak through our nervous system hence Neuro Immune Dysfunction or Disease Syndrome. There is another word which means the same thing it is “psychoneuroimmunology”. Your body systems hear what your beliefs say or you think!

How does one get beyond bodily illness? You have to have a base from which to begin. I can only answer from my own experiences and those who have come to me for help.
• Change your mind- think positive or loving thoughts. Forgiveness works!
• Address your digestive system with supplemental digestive enzymes and thereby you address your immune system.
• Balance your bodily environment with healthy bacteria (probiotics).
• Keep your blood healthy with the removal of waste from the cells (protease enzymes).



“The Vibrations” were a soul-singing group in my youth. I remember vibrating to their music and dancing. Vibrations as a whole tend to be positive or desirable as a sound or music to dance to. When relating to music, modes of vibrating instruments (strings, air pipes and drums). My personal favorite is the Beach Boys song “Good Vibrations”

I’m pickin’ up good vibrations
She’s giving me excitations
I’m pickin’ up good vibrations (Oom bop, bop, good vibrations)
She’s giving me excitations (Oom bop, bop, excitations)
Good good good good vibrations (Oom bop, bop)
She’s giving me excitations (Oom bop, bop, excitations)
Good good good good vibrations (Oom bop, bop)
She’s giving me excitations (Oom bop, bop, excitations)

I spent a large period of my training studying the large intestine. Even provided colonics back in the day before I realized I may be on the wrong end and moved into improving digestion with supplemental digestive enzymes and probiotics.

I have even been referred to as “The Butt Doctor”, short for buttocks. This took place again in the early years. It was obvious to me that everyone had one of three types of butts; a high perky butt, low slung butt or virtually no butt. After studying Biochemical Individualism a fancy word for Body Type I even gave them names and numbers!

Its no surprise that I have been quoted throughout the years about how many times a day we should have a healthy bowel movement. One of my early dissertations at was “Are you a sinker or floater?” I thought I had heard all the fecal jokes one needed to experience.

Not to make fun of the many Americans that suffer from constipation and its side effects thereby reducing their quality of life. Just three days ago it was announce in the Digestive Disease Week (DDW) that an oral capsule that vibrates as it moves through the digestive tract has been produced.

The capsule, which houses a small engine inside, is programmed to begin vibrating six to eight hours after swallowing. The vibrations (mechanical stimulations) cause contractions in the intestine, which help move stool through the digestive tract.

Dr. Ron said, “ He and his team plan to initiate a controlled, double blind study to expand on these findings and further
explore the capsule’s potential.” OH MY!