I fundamentally believe that when people are well they can change the world, and I work everyday to help reduce the risk of chronic disease in my patients. So when I heard today’s guest, Dr. Stephanie Seneff, speak, I knew that I had to have her on the podcast. Dr. Seneff presented me with an inconvenient truth; that the food I was eating and feeding to my family was not only killing us, but the people who were coming to see me for help. Our interview today is slightly more technical than you might be used to, but if you eat food, this interview is crucial to your survival.
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[4:10] Glyphosate is the most important toxic chemical in our environment and we must ban glyphosate worldwide.
[5:51] Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the herbicide RoundUp.
[6:19] Some crops have been genetically modified to be resistant to RoundUp.
[6:58] How is so much glyphosate getting into our food?
[8:12] Even organic foods will contain some glyphosate.
[9:11] Why would organic lentils contain high levels of glyphosate?
[10:18] Monsanto’s own studies have shown how glyphosate accumulates in body tissue.
[12:45] Glyphosate is getting into proteins by mistake.
[14:02] In North America we do not respect the Precautionary Principle.
[14:51] Is there a link between glyphosate and autism?
[17:20] Glyphosate hit the market in 1975 but its use wasn’t widespread until the late 1990s.
[18:56] Glyphosate causes gut dysbiosis.
[20:48] How is glyphosate connected to Celiac Disease and other food allergies?
[23:21] Glyphosate crosses the placenta.
[23:39] Glyphosate is sneaking into the body in place of glycine.
[25:14] Some people are genetically more susceptible to the effects of glyphosate.
[26:33] What is the relationship between glyphosate and sulphur?
[27:17] We desperately need sun exposure.
[29:50] Glyphosate can not be washed off of produce because it is embedded in the proteins of the plants.
[31:03] It is very difficult to reduce glyphosate exposure without committing to buy organic.
[32:43] Sri Lanka banned glyphosate after it became obvious that it had killed many young agricultural workers. It will be a miracle if the U.S.A. ever bans it.
[34:28] We can test for glyphosate in our bodies with urine samples.
[35:16] Can we detox glyphosate out of our tissues?
[37:51] How can we take action to remedy the problems we have created with glyphosate use?
[41:40] Take this month’s quiz about toxicity and detox at meghanwalker.com/entrepologyquiz.
[42:16] Health is feeling good.
[43:08] Dr. Seneff’s morning routine includes doing a Sudoku puzzle.
[44:48] Dr. Seneff reads research papers constantly.
[45:18] Dr. Seneff loves taking walks in the woods and playing with her grandchildren.
[45:50] Creativity is born in all of us, but the educational system tries to beat it out of us.
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Mentioned in This Episode:
Legacy Facebook Group
Dr. Seneff’s MIT Webpage