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Perhaps Mark Twain was right when he said: "There are two types of infinity: space and man's stupidity". http://www.soilandhealth.org/

Health is complicated. It isn't one thing that causes a problem. It's usually a combination.

What the heck are we eating? Are we eating ourselves sick? Dr. Mercola, Dr. Jonathon Wright, & DogtorJ relate eating grains, soy, & cow's milk to illness. DogtorJ and Dr. Richard Schulze think that illness is caused by a depressed immune system. And that bacteria and viruses are always around us. When we are really healthy, the bacteria and viruses cannot make us sick. I wanted to see if I thought Dr. Mercola, Dr. Wright, and DogtorJ were right about eating grains. I put together this timeline to look at what I think may be why were have the epidemics of modern diseases.

I kept finding interesting events, the timeline kept growing. We would like to point at one thing that caused "the" problem. but it is pretty clear that it is multiple causes from so-called modern life that are making us so sick including the things that are supposed to "prevent or cure" illness.... vaccinations and antibiotics.

Time Foods Health effects? Medicine & ? Health effects?
10,000 B.C. man first started eating a crude form of flat bread - a baked combination of wheat flour and water. sss sss sss
goatherding of goats is thought to have evolved about 10,000 years ago in the mountains of Iran. sss sss sss
8,500 B.C. wheat and barley had been domesticated in the Levant The biggest change in man's food was when he invented grain farming. ... stores the seeds, and consumes them throughout the year.  This never occurred in nature prior to man's intervention. sss sss sss
8,000 B.C. World Disaster - Obliteration of more than 40 million animals about this time
6,700-6,500 B.C. man ground grains with rocks sss sss sss
2,000- 3,000 B.C. Egyptians made yeast-leavened breads. sss sss sss
1552 B.C.  Egypt, cereal foods formed the main backbone of their diet from the predynastic period onward. ... many statues and pictures of ancient Egyptians who are well overweight. In their embalming process, the ancient Egyptians used a mixture of substances, including methanol, which they obtained from the pyrolysis of wood. sss
Egypt... honey was used by the rich for a sweetener, but was probably too expensive for the poor. Earliest known record of diabetes mentioned on 3rd Dynasty Egyptian papyrus sss sss
1100 B.C  Soy did not become human food until late in the Chou Dynasty (1134-246 B.C.),miso. sss sss sss
500 B.C. Roman Empire, Cloaca Maxima (big sewer) is built in Rome sss First antibiotic: moldy soybean curds used to treat boils (China). sss
process known for creating sugar, by pressing out the juice and then boiling it into crystals, was developed in India around 500 BC. sss sss sss
350 BC Antiphanes writes about commercial baking with sifted flour sss sss sss
164 BC Tofu came after miso. Legend has it that, in 164 B.C., Its most popular use was-and is-as a few bland little blocks in miso soup or fish stock. sss sss sss
150 B.C. Wheat - First bakers' guilds were formed in Rome. sss sss sss
65 B.C. Norse water mills working in Asia  sss sss sss
542 to 767 A.D. Use of coffee is known in Arabia sss sss sss
1180 - 1190 Windmills began to appear in Europe   sss sss sss
1104 to 1110 AD natto and tempeh, entered the food supply around 1000 A.D. sss   1100s  Variolation (inoculation with live virus) for smallpox first reported in China plague killed more than 90% of Europeans
1150 A.D. refined white bread was used by the Church and the surplus sold to the nobility while the poor people ate dark bread sss sss sss
1388 sss sss Parliament passes an act forbidding the throwing of filth and garbage into ditches, rivers and waters. sss
1553 Beck's Beer sss sss sss
1559 Tobacco introduced to Europe sss sss sss
1587 Introduction of potatoes to England sss sss sss
1611 European dairy cows arrived in America in 1611 sss sss sss
1650 Coffee brought to England about this time sss sss sss
1662 Tea introduced to Britain sss sss sss
1690 first sugar refinery was built in New York City  sss sss sss
1692 Salem Witch Trials
1693–1700 Climate: Oat harvest failed repeatedly in Scotland – widespread starvation sss sss sss
1704 Britain's annual per capita consumption of sugar was 4lbs sss sss sss
1713 By this year there are some 3,000 coffee houses in London (They drank it with SUGAR!) sss sss sss
1721 sss sss Variolation introduced into Great Britain by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu sss
1750 By 1750 there were 150 cane refineries in Britain, producing some 30,000 tons of sugar each year. sss sss sss
1765 The potato becomes the most popular food in Europe sss sss sss
1767-69 Carbonated Water sold Diabetes mentioned in medical book sss sss
1776 Declaration of Independance
1776 first ice cream parlor opened in New York City in 1776 sss sss sss
1777 Wheat was first planted in the United States - as a hobby crop. sss sss sss
1784 Invention of threshing machine by Andrew Meikle sss sss sss
1786 Molson beer sss sss sss
1790 Deep fat fryer invented sss sss sss
1791 Sugar prices rise steeply - England sss sss sss
1796 The first soybean plant hit North American soil. Initially, American soybeans were used to make soy sauce and soy noodles for export to England. sss Edward Jenner inoculated James Phipps with cowpox, and calls the procedure vaccination (vacca = cow, in Latin) sss
1800 Britain's annual per capita consumption of sugar was 18lbs sss sss sss
1803 Ice Box Invented sss sss sss
1809 French confectioner Nicolas François Appert invents canning sss sss sss
1812 Donkin, Hall & Gamble manufacture first canned food in London More about: canned food sss sss sss
1816 England - Economic depression - rise in wheat prices sss sss sss
1816-1947 sss   sss Smallpox
1820 - World population reached 1 billion.
Saratoga Springs bottled water Tomato is proven nonpoisonous
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1831 The invention of the mechanical reaper by Cyrus McCormick made it possible to harvest wheat much more efficiently than by hand with scythes or sickles. sss sss sss
1847 Chocolate Bar - 1847 (Britain) sss sss sss
European crop failure sss sss sss
nearly all of the beef sold in America was grass-fed. sss sss sss
1852 Three quarters of all milk sold in New York in 1852 was slop milk. sss sss sss
1855 Patent for powdered milk in UK More about: milk sss sss sss
1856 Condensed milk patented - 1856 (Gail Borden) sss sss sss
1861-1865 American Civil War
1866 production of dextrose from corn starch sss sss sss
Soy milk as beverage sss sss sss
1867 Henri Nestlé Invented infant formula sss sss sss
1869 development of margarine by Mege Mouris in France  sss sss sss
1870 Compound lard introduced (mixed with veg oils) , cottonseed oil used as food sss Louis Pasteur creates the first live attenuated bacterial vaccine (chicken cholera) sss
1872 a factory, built in California, was finally able to successfully produce sugar in a profitable manner sss sss sss
1873 introduction of the roller miller at the World's Fair  sss sss sss
Between 1874 and 1884 5,000 Wheat - Russian Mennonites settled in Kansas. They brought with them Turkey Red winter wheat. sss sss sss
1876 Budweiser beer (later becomes the 1st national brand) Beer pasteurization   Bleached flour By ...the National Loaf became compulsory (85% extraction, including the germ). In the next two years, the birth rate rose to 16/1000. Vitamin E deficiency sss sss
Premium soda crackers (later Saltines) sss sss sss
1879 sss sss First vaccine for cholera sss
1880 Pfizer begins manufacturing citric acid. (Used in soft drinks) sss sss sss
In 1880, about 1.5 million litres of wood alcohol were produced in the USA sss sss sss
1882 refined corn sugar or anhydrous sugar first produced sss sss sss
Corn gluten animal feed was first manufactured  sss sss sss
1885 Dr. Pepper - 1885 (invention) sss sss sss
1886 Aluminum Cookware manufacture process invented - 1886 (Wear-Ever) sss sss sss
Coca Cola sss sss sss
1889 origin of the modern pizza sss sss sss
first commercial production of corn oil sss sss sss
1890 During the 1890s, the market for methanol (then better known as wood alcohol) increased as a commercial product sss First vaccine for tetanus sss
Europe started to eat relatively saturated vegetable fats, as from coconut and palm oils sss Dr. Nathaniel Potter...  pursued research in New York on three metabolic diseases: diabetes, gout, and nephritis. sss
Commercial pasteurization machines were first introduced sss sss sss
1896 Campbell's Condensed Soup sss First vaccine for typhoid fever sss
  Grape Nuts sss sss sss
1897 sss   First vaccine for bubonic plague the leading causes of death in the industrial world were infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, influenza, and pneumonia.
1898 Pepsi Cola first sold sss sss sss
1899 Wesson oil sss sss sss
1900  first vacuum packed coffee- 1900 (Hills)   sss Nearly a third to half of all babies born in the USA in 1900 never saw their 5th birthday. Whooping cough, dyphtheria, and both rheumatic fever and scarlet fever (strep throat gone really serious) were major killers.
Some experts claim that the hamburger was invented that year in New Haven, Connecticut. sss sss A journal article, written in 1942, discusses the deterioration of the physique of the British,
1902 Karo corn syrup sss sss sss
1904 Iced Tea sss sss sss
Popcorn, hog dogs, ice cream cones, and peanut butter sss sss sss
Invention of Ginger Ale sss sss sss
1906 Instant coffee mass marketing sss Alzheimer'sAlzheimer's Disease Discovered sss
Corn Flakes - Kellogg Company Founding sss sss sss
1908 Cellophane invented - Jacques E. Brandenberger sss sss sss
1st compulsory pasteurization law in Chicago sss sss sss
1910 In 1910, Americans were each eating about 210 pounds of wheat flour each year. sss Brassiere- first US Patent [click here for good site about bras] sss
wood alcohol ...produced in the USA ...in 1910...over 3 million litres sss sss sss
1911 heart hydrogenated all-vegetable-oil shortenings were introduced - Crisco heart“…when I graduated from medical school in 1911, I had never heard of coronary thrombosis ss sss
soy oil used as food sss sss sss
heartRefined salt sss sss sss
1912 The 1st self-service grocery store opened in California. sss sss sss
hamburger buns sss sss sss
Oreo Cookie sss sss sss
1913 sss Production of Beecham’s Pills laxative reaches one million a day sss sss
1914 U.S. started large scale production of pasta Nitrogen bichloride, wheat bleaching agent outlawed sss sss
Milk tank trucks sss sss sss
1914-1918 First World War (the "Great War"
1915 Lipstick - 1915 (US manufacture in tube) sss sss sss
Processed American Cheese   sss sss sss
1916 First electric refrigerator sss sss sss
first hamburger fast-food chain was White Castle  sss sss sss
1917 Mascara and Colored Powder (Helena Rubinstein) " The effects of drinking caffeine on an empty stomach... dangerous ... From court records re: Coca Cola Cholera vaccine
Typhoid vaccine (parenteral)
1919 Homogenized milk sold successfully sss The deadly "Spanish Flu" that killed 675,000 Americans in 1918-1919 was caused by VACCINATIONS!!   sss
1920 Max Factor Makeup - 1920s (era of starting popularity) sss sss 1920's both the beef and pituitary hormone CJD crises were manmade.
The 1920s witnessed a "plastics craze", as the use of cellophane spread throughout the world. sss sss sss
70% of the US population baked their own bread. Millers forced to bleach flour sss sss sss
 cereal mania in the early 1920s!  sss sss sss
Soy became an important food crop  sss sss sss
Soymilk: 1920s and 1930s sss sss sss
1921 iodized salt sss First vaccine for diphtheria sss
1922 Malted Milkshake - (Walgreens - Ivar Coulson) sss sss sss
1923 Welch's Grape Jelly and the Milky Way candy bar were introduced. sss sss sss
  Sanka Coffee sss sss sss
Coca Cola Six Pack sss sss sss
1925 Wesson oil sss sss sss
1926 sss sss First vaccine for pertussis (whooping cough) sss
1927 Kool-Aid sss First vaccine for tuberculosis   and Tetanus sss
1928 broccoli introduced to U.S. sss sss sss
7UP sss sss sss
Laibach first uses embryo rescue to obtain hybrids from wide crosses in crop plants—known today as hybridization. sss sss sss
Rice Krispies
Velveeta cheese
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1929 - World Population reached 2 billion
1929 Commercial production of PCBs begins in the United States sss autisticintroduction of thimerosal the population of autistic spectrum disorder children (ASD) was zero sss
Po' Boy sandwich sss sss sss
1930 heartBisquick  sss sss 1930's Less known to the public is that fluoride also accumulates in bones.
Jiffy Biscuit Mix sss sss sss
Wheat - Sliced bread had increased consumption of toast at breakfast. sss sss sss
Snickers sss sss sss
America's first supermarket sss sss sss
The first line of retail frozen foods . sss sss sss
1931 Beech-Nut Baby Food There were 13 varieties. heart...close to two percent of the population of the northern part of the US have heart disease of a degree sufficient to produce symptoms or signs.”   1931 Dr. Cornelius Rhoads, under the auspices of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Investigations, infects human subjects with cancer cells. ..radiation exposure experiments on American soldiers and civilian hospital patients. xxx 
1932 This is the year that many Americans were starving and and undernourished. The average wage earner only received about $17 a week sss sss sss
Skippy peanut butter sss sss sss
baby bottleThe first soy infant formulas in China were developed in the 1930s sss sss sss
1933 Polyvinylidene chloride or Saran also called PVDC - accidentally discovered by Ralph Wiley, a Dow Chemical lab worker drunksProhibition has ended. sss Re-diagnosis is a real phenomenon, and happens all the time. In the case of diphtheria this was rampant, and it is interesting to note that it was only the vaccinated cases of diphtheria which were diagnosed as something else.
Hybrid corn is commercialized. which eliminates the option of saving seeds. sss sss The pertussis vaccine's ability to kill was first signaled in 1933 when T. Madsen reported two babies died within minutes of vaccination.
Twinkies sss sss sss
Ernest and Julio Gallo Wines were introduced this year! sss sss sss
1934 the depths of the Great Depression  1934 to 1937 — The Dust Bowl
1934 frozen foods more viable for retailers  sss Yet, "In the thirty years ending in 1934, 3,112 people are stated to have died of chicken pox in England and Wales". The truth is that these people actually died of smallpox against which they had been previously vaccinated. mad cowThe Mad cow vaccine disaster in the UK from vaccines
Royal Crown Cola sss sss sss
1935 Beer Can (Kreugers) The Pellagra Incident. Yellow Fever vaccine sss
soy oil was major ingredient in shortening sss sss sss
1936 sss diabetesInsulin resistance (type 2) is identified in 1936. sss sss
1937 More than 2 million homes in America have refrigerators. sss sss sss
Ragu Spaghetti Sauce, Kraft Macaroni and Cheese , and of course SPAM! (not the computer kind)  sss First vaccine for typhus sss
1938 Polytetrafluoroethylene or PTFE tradenamed Teflon - Roy Plunkett sss sss autistic"Vaccination programs were instituted in the late 1930s, and the first handful of autistic babies were noted in the early 1940s. --- Harris Coulter Ph.D.
The Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act is passed by Congress sss sss sss
In Germany, 1000-grain weight has increased by about 40% between 1938 and 1971, resulting in a larger wheat endosperm - and therefore proportionally more starch and protein, yet less vitamins and minerals (Thomas, 1990). sss sss sss
1939 And, to top it off, the first instant coffee was born. It was Nescafe! sss sss sss
Kentucky Fried Chicken   sss sss sss
The first precooked, frozen meals are introduced by Birds Eye. sss sss sss
1939-45 Second World War (the "Peoples War")
1940 heart1940-1980s. Shortening consumption increased dramatically , Soy Oil Passes Cottonseed Oil (1940-59). heartHeart disease became common-place. The rate of heart disease increased so sharply between the 1940 and 1967 that the World Health Organization called it the world's most serious epidemic. sss sss
1940 The first MacDonalds opened in San Bernadino, California.  Denmark, during World War II,  Consumption of white bread was stopped, and replaced by a bread  called Kleiebrot. the death rate fell autismFalsified data to promote vaccines   sss
flour enrichment program was instituted to compensate for wartime shortages of other foods sss autismDTP combination vaccine sss
the first Dairy Queen opens in Joliet, Illinois. sss sss sss
1941 WWII forces Americans to ration food sss First use of antibiotics sss
South Carolina is the first state to mandate enrichment of white bread with vitamins and minerals. sss mad scientistJapanese planes sprayed bubonic plague over parts of China. sss
Cheerios Cereal comes into being sss sss sss
M&M Candy sss sss sss
Coke - First use as a brand name sss sss sss
1942 Unsaturated Polyester also called PET patented by John Rex Whinfield and James Tennant Dickson sss mad scientistChemical Warfare Services begins mustard gas experiments on approximately 4,000 servicemen. sss
K-Rations The rations contained: compressed graham biscuits , canned meat, cigarettes, sugar, Wrigly Chewing Gum sss sss sss
1943 sss heartThere can be no doubt but that coronary heart disease has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, where it is now responsible for more than 50 per cent of all deaths….” sss autismLeo Kanner at John Hopkins Medical Center diagnosed the peculiar behavior associated with autism in eleven kids for the first time
1944 sss sss  Pollution incident:  fluoride for the Manhattan Project . ..  triggered intensive, secret, bomb program research on the health effects of fluoride. http://www.nexusmagazine.com/ sss
1945 Tupperware sss Waksman isolates streptomycin, an effective antibiotic for tuberculosis. sss
Modern soy products still unknown sss 1945-1955 Much of the original proof that fluoride is safe for humans in low doses was generated by A-bomb program s http://www.nexusmagazine.com/ autismin Switzerland, Hans Asperger iidentified another subgroup of high-functioning autistic children with Asperger's Syndrome.
Baby Boom sss First vaccine for influenza sss
  sss sss Newburgh's water was fluoridated sss
1947 polyethylene is used to make such common items as soda bottles, milk jugs and grocery and dry-cleaning bags in addition to plastic food storage containers. sss 1947 The CIA begins its study of LSD as a potential weapon for use by American intelligence. Human subjects (both civilian and military) are used with and without their knowledge. sss
grain-fed cattle increased to around two million by the 1970s  beef “revolution” sss sss sss
The first microwave oven is introduced, called the Radarange. sss sss sss
1948 One million homes in the United States have television sets. sss sss autismBut, it was the 1948 published case study by Byers and Moll that gave the strongest warning that children were suffering brain inflammation within 72 hours of pertussis vaccination and being left with various kinds of brain damage.
ultra-high temperature pasteurization was introduced sss sss sss
DDT sss sss sss
1949 Grain-fed farm raised fish started sss Charlotte, NC became the first city in the state to fluoridate public water supplies. sss
70% of milk sold in the United States is homogenized. sss U.S. Army begins 20 years of simulated germ warfare attacks against American cities, conducting at least 239 open air tests. sss
1950 President Harry Truman says government and industry should join forces in a battle against death-dealing smog. diabetesThere has been a 17-fold increase in Type I diabetes, from 1 in 7,100 children in the 1950s to 1 in 400 now. (2004) (1950 - 1953) The U.S. Army releases chemical clouds over six American and Canadian cities.  (Cockburn and St. Clair, eds.). In Great Britain, the polio epidemics peaked in 1950, and had declined 82% by the time the vaccine was introduced there in 1956.
The first self-propelled grain combines ...  the supply of grain-fed cattle soared. sss In order to determine how susceptible an American city could be to biological attack, the U.S. Navy sprays a cloud of Bacillus globigii bacteria from ships over the San Francisco shoreline. sss
Milk vending machines sss Dr. Joseph Strokes of the University of Pennsylvania infects 200 female prisoners with viral hepatitis to study the disease (Sharav). sss
Feedlots. Chickens, pigs fed ONLY grain. Cows fed grain and alfalfa.    sss sss sss
Dunkin' Donuts - 1950 sss sss sss
By the time 1950 rolled around "breakfast" cereal was a mainstay of the American diet. sss sss sss
1952 Coffee Creamer  (Pream) sss First vaccine for polio sss
No-cal Ginger Ale, 1st sugar-free soft drink sss sss sss
Kentucky Fried Chicken sss sss sss
Fish Sticks sss sss sss
1953 Iced Tea, Instant sss mad scientistThe AEC performs a series of field tests known as "Green Run," dropping radiodine 131 and xenon 133 over  three small towns (Hanford, White Bluffs and Richland) (Sharav). Tests show radioactive iodine in children's bodies in Utah -- an apparent legacy of atomic testing.
Plastic wrap was invented in 1953. sss sss sss
Sep 26: Sugar rationing ends in Britain (after nearly 14 years) sss sss sss
1954 Styrofoam sss sss sss
Teflon non-stick resin. sss sss sss
McDonald's sss sss sss
Burger Chef - 1954 sss sss sss
Burger King - 1954 sss sss sss
1955 diabetesMaltodextrin developed from corn diabetesDiabetes starts to increase at an alarming rate 97% decline in the death rate from measles since the turn of the century (before the vaccine! sss
The home microwave is introduced. sss child cryingAcetaminophen - went on sale in the United States in 1955 under the brand name Tylenol. the review looking at the results of 19 earlier studies, child cryingshowed a clear  relationship between  acetaminophen and asthma:
  sss sss Inactivated polio vaccine licensed  "Polio epidemics are very largely physician made." sss
1956 World's first commercial nuclear electric power plant is opened at Sellafield in the United Kingdom. sss mad scientist(1956 - 1957) U.S. Army covert biological weapons researchers release mosquitoes infected with yellow fever and dengue fever over Savannah, Ga., and Avon Park, Fla. sss
Imperial margarine sss mad scientistThe U.S. military conducts Operation Plumbbob 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas.->thyroid cancer sss
1957 sss sss sss "Asian flu" H2N2 Pandemic
1957-58 sss sss sss sss
1958 Aluminum Can sss mad scientistThe U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) drops radioactive materials over Point Hope, Alaska By 1958 the polio vaccine was proved not to work - so the disease was renamed in order to make the vaccine seem a success.
Pizza Hut - 1958 founding in Wichita, Kansas   sss sss sss
In Germany, for instance, chemical oxidizing agents were banned - in flour sss sss sss
Jif Peanut Butter (used hydrogenated fat to make it creamy) sss sss sss
1959 First Diet Cola sss sss Six New England states reported increases in polio one year after the Salk vaccine was introduced
1960 World population reached 3 billion
1960 The first tub margarine and vegetable oil spreads were introduced to the American public In the 1960's approximately 5 percent of children in the U.S. were overweight. Two vaccines per kidchildren received on average one or two vaccines sss
Coca Cola in Cans sss The percentage of Staphylococci infections resistant to penicillin in 1960 was 13% Staph. aureus was a scourge of hospitals. In 1980, it was nearly unknown. The reason for the decline is a mystery.
the Drinking Man's Diet sss sss sss
Soy Oil Shortening Rules Supreme (1960-1982). sss sss sss
1960-83 period the use of chemical additives increased. sss sss sss
1961-1975 Vietnam War
1961 baby bottleUK, soy-based infant formulas sss Monovalent oral polio vaccine licensed. sss
Sprite   soft drink sss sss sss
Coffee-Mate non-dairy creamer sss sss sss
1962 Mashed Potatoes, Instant sss sss sss
1963 Beer Keg, stainless steel sss Trivalent oral polio vaccine licensed sss
 Soft Top Aluminum Cans sss mad scientist(1963 - 1966) deliberately infecting children with hepatitis to study the effects. (Hammer Breslow). The mass vaccination campaigns of the 1950s and '60s may be causing hundreds of deaths a year  
Weight Watchers founded sss sss sss
New wheat varieties developed by Norman Borlaug increase yields by 70 percent.     sss First vaccine for measles medical authorities have since acknowledged that the 1963 measles vaccine was a complete failure!
1964 Diet Pepsi sss sss sss
Arbys - 1964 (Boardman, Ohio) sss sss sss
1965 poison Aspartame discovered sss mad scientist the Department of Defense sprays Oahu, Hawaii's most heavily populated island, with Bacillus globigii  (Goliszek, Martin). 1964-1965 - 20,000 cases of Congenital Rubella Syndrome occurred during the largest rubella epidemic in the United States.
1966 Whole wheat flour is produced by recombining ground bran with endosperm flour, but the germ is usually left out Federal Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (truth in packaging law) mad scientistNY subway riders are Army guinea pigs sss
Gatorade   sss sss sss
1967 Stillman's Quick Weight Loss Diet sss sss sss
fat girlThe first commercial shipment of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) Most TV broadcasts are in color.  First vaccine for mumps sss
1968 Big Mack introduced -- McDonalds sss Rubella vaccine licensed - 57,600 rubella cases reported this year. DDT is shown to be estrogenic in mammals and birds.
1968-69 sss sss "Hong Kong flu" H3N2 Pandemic sss
1969 poisonDiet 7-Up sss sss sss
frankensteinApproval for irradiation of wheat and wheat flour for disinfection was granted in 1969 in Canada sss sss sss
1970 Our use of refined sugar and corn sweeteners increased 15 pounds per person between 1970 and 1990
Pepsi is first to introduce the 2-liter bottle    
Bad publicity brings fortified breakfast cereal First vaccine for rubella Anthrax vaccine manufactured by the Michigan Department of Public Health. DES is linked to vaginal cancer in daughters whose mothers had taken the drug during the first three months of pregnancy.
  Americans' increased fat and oil intake by almost 12 pounds a year between 1970 and 1986, in spite of the fact that we decreased fat intake from meats and dairy products. sss sss sss
1971 The FDA has classified glutamates as Safe (GRAS) on bogus research. sss HIV man-made? sss
US wheat consumption reaches all-time low of 110 pounds in 1971 sss Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccine licensed (MMR). sss
Starbucks - (founding) sss Research identified a new, previously unknown enemy of dental health, plaque, and produced methods for combating the problem. sss
1972 Half the TVs in homes are color sets. Magnavox's Odyssey, the first home video game system sss Routine smallpox vaccination ceases in the United States. sss
Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution, sss child cryingScientists at Beecham Research Laboratories discover amoxicillin and launch Amoxil, to become a widely-used antibiotic. sss
sss sss First fluoride mouth rinse program sss
1974 World population reached 4 billion
1974  The first product is scanned --- a pack of Wrigley's gum at Marsh Supermarkets in Troy, OH   sss First vaccine for chicken pox The incidence of AIDS infections in Africa coincides exactly with the locations of the W.H.O. smallpox vaccination program in the mid-1970's (London Times, May 11, 1987).
Canola Oil - Marketed first in 1974 sss the joint KGB-CIA chemical warfare experimentation program began in Philadelphia at the American Legion Convention. .. sss
  sss sss Swine Flu : largest public vaccination program in the United States to date; halted by association with Guillain-Barré syndrome. sss
1976 sss sss sss elderly people began dying of heart attacks shortly after taking swine flu shots,   
1977 The Polyethylene Terephthalate (PETE) container only became available during the last two decades with its use for beverages entering the market in 1977. sss First vaccine for pneumonia (Streptococcus pneumoniae) 1977: National Academy of Sciences expresses concern about possible link between water fluoridation and osteosarcoma in young males.
The Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet   sss First vaccine for meningitis (Neisseria meningitidis)   autismBy 1978, the rate of autism had increased four times, going from the previous rate of 1-in-10,000 to 1-in-2,500.
sss sss Fluzone, the current flu vaccine that is made by Aventis pasteur, was licensed. sss
sss sss the CDC added the triple shot MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) to the growing baby immunization program. sss
1978 sss One-half of 1% of men were functionally sterile in 1938. Today it has reached between 8-12% (an over 15-fold increase). The CDC begins experimental hepatitis B vaccine trials in New York. Its ads for research subjects specifically ask for promiscuous homosexual men.  ...causing AIDS? sss
1979 Pritikin Program recommends a high-fiber diet sss Last wild-virus polio transmission in the U.S. alzheimer1979, the Alzheimer's death rate was 0.2 per 100,000 people
...soy protein isolate (SPI) ... SPIs appear in so many products that consumers would never guess that the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) decreed in 1979 that the only safe use for SPIs was for sealers for cardboard packages.23
Hong-Kong-based soymilk maker Vitasoy introduced their soymilk to the United States
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1980 baby bottleInfant Formula Act of 1980 sss 8 vaccines per kidchildren received 8-9 vaccines  The first AIDS case appears in San Francisco (Goliszek).
"Cigarette consumption in the U.S. has increased 3-4 fold from 1940 to the beginning of the 1980's." sss Meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine, groups A, C, Y, W135 combined (Menomune) child crying3.6% of US children have asthma
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is first released. sss The CDC continues its 1978 hepatitis B vaccine experiment in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, St. Louis and Denver, recruiting over 7,000 homosexual men in San Francisco alone (Goliszek). Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis afflicts 300,000 American children (2001). Twenty-five years ago (1980) this disease was so rare that public health officials did not keep any statistics on it.
Beverly Hills Diet sss sss sss
1981 poisonNutraSweet ® was introduced for the 'second' time Aspartame was invented by the G D Searle Co. acquired by Monsanto in 1985.       poison360 children develop abnormal symtoms from asparatame, sss The CDC acknowledges that a disease known as AIDS exists and confirms 26 cases of the disease
  poisonEqual put on the market sss sss 1 in 875 DPT shots is followed by either a convulsion or collapse shock episode within 48 hours of vaccination.
  Lean Cuisine is introduced.   sss sss sss
1982 poisonDiet Coke comes on the market. The word “Internet” is used for the first time. sss sss
Manufacturers begin formulating their products to have less salt in response to nation's sodium problem.   sss sss In the USA, 1982, the states of Maryland and Wisconsin reported whooping cough epidemics. Further to this, 82 of those 84 cases were in vaccinated children.
1983 The Commodore 64 is introduced. It is the most powerful video-game console to date and the least expensive.   sss Pneumococcal vaccine, 23 valent Men experiencing infertility were found to be employed in agricultural/pesticide related jobs 10 times more often than a study group of men not experiencing infertility.
1984 frankenstein Since the 1980s, Monsanto has become the world leader in genetic modification of seeds and has won 674 biotechnology patents, more than any other company.   heartCoronary heart disease had grown to be the number one cause of death for women.  child cryingFDA approved the sale of Ibuprofen as an over-the-counter drug. 2002 - The switch away from aspirin to acetaminophen in children.. One study found the peak incidence of SIDS occurred at the ages of 2 and 4 months in the U.S., precisely when the first two routine immunizations are given
1985 fat girlHFCS became the sweetener of choice for the soft drink industry in the U.S.   fat girlWorldwide obesity epidemic starts mid 1980's, first HIB vaccine for use in 24 month old children The book DPT: A Shot in the Dark , documenting scientific evidence for DPT vaccine-induced brain and immune system dysfunction 
1986 Documents are leaked to Greenpeace  
dog sniffing foodwheat became cheaper than corn... In an instant, the mutts from the pound were just as riddled with allergies as the pure-breeds. Licensure of first recombinant vaccine (hepatitis B) mad cowMad cow disease - Britain
  sss sss First anticancer drug produced through biotech: interferon. sss
monster=Big PharmaThe National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act monster=Big Pharma
1987 World population reached 5 billion
1987 frankensteinFirst approval for field test of modified food plants: virus-resistant tomatoes           sss sss sss
  Snapple introduces bottled iced tea      
  Soy Milk sss sss sss
1988 The liquid diet, Optifast sss sss sss
  Lower fat dairy products gain widespread acceptance sss sss sss
1989 Food Pyramid clipartUSDA introduces the Food Guide Pyramid . baby bottlehuge rise in allergic reactions to soy   Two-dose measle vaccine recommendation 1989-1991 Major resurgence of measles in the United States - 55,000  
  sss sss 10-ballchildren were routinely given 10 vaccinations sss
  increasing use of soy products in processed foods during the 1990s  A study of 1,909 women in Connecticut found the risk of not conceiving for 12 months (the usual definition of infertility), was 55% higher for women drinking 1 cup of coffee per day - 100% higher for women drinking 1 and one-half to 3 cups and 176% higher for women drinking more than 3 cups of coffee per day. The FDA allows the U.S. Department of Defense to waive the Nuremberg Code and use unapproved drugs and vaccines in Operation Desert Shield (Sharav). 1990: National Cancer Institute finds osteosarcoma rates in young males to be higher in fluoridated vs unfluoridated areas.
  sss sss The CDC and Kaiser Pharmaceuticals of Southern California inject 1,500 six-month-old black and Hispanic babies in Los Angeles with an "experimental" measles vaccine that had never been licensed for use in the United States.  sss
1990-1991 Persian Gulf War - Operation Desert Storm
1990  The Pritikin Weight Loss Breakthrough   sss Typhoid vaccine (oral) sss
  sss sss Licensure of first polysaccharide conjugate vaccine (Haemophilus influenzae type b) sss
  sss sss Gulf War Syndrome sss
1991 U.S. sales of salsa surpass those of ketchup by $40 million. sss Universal infant hepatitis B vaccination recommended for all infants sss
  sss sss Acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP) licensed for use in older children aged 15 months to six years old. Last wild-virus polio case in the Western Hemisphere
1992 frankensteinFood irradiation begins in Florida     Physician Niels Skakkebaek publishes a paper demonstrating that human sperm counts may have declined 50 percent over the last 50 years. sss sss
1993 poisonThe FDA approved aspartame as an ingredient in heated food items minute amounts of soy "hidden" in regular food had caused four of the total of five deaths caused by allergic reactions in Sweden between 1993 and 1996 sss sss
1993 sss sss Japanese encephalitis vaccine A unanimous Court decision affirmed the right of seven adults and children who contracted polio from the oral polio vaccine
1994 sss baby bottleSoy is so toxic - no good reason to feed it to a baby   A Dental Public Health Residency project involved a scientific study to evaluate the effectiveness of the school water fluoridation (SWF) and fluoride mouthrinse (FMR) programs. North Carolina Based on study results, school water fluoridation program discontinued. Polio elimination certified in the Americas [It has a new name now...-bfg]
1995 High-protein diets make a comeback. In Enter the Zone sss Varicella vaccine licensed Hepatitis A vaccine licensed. sss
  poisonwithout public notice, the FDA removed all restrictions from aspartame allowing it to be used in everything, including all heated and baked goods. sss Acellular pertussis vaccine licensed for infants sss
1996 frankenstein... bioengineered food ... becomes an inescapable aspect of modern life. Approximately two-thirds of all processed food... sss The Department of Defense admits that Gulf War soldiers were exposed to chemical agents; sss
  Protein Power, by Michael and Mary Eades, claims the amount of carbohydrates required by humans for health is zero.  sss Fen-Phen  is the diet pill of choice because 25 percent to 30 percent of the people who took fenfluramine experienced some heart valve damage.  sss
  Mastering the Zone    sss sss sss
  FDA approves Olestra, the first fat substitute, for use in snack foods sss sss sss
1997 frankensteinFirst weed- and insect-resistant biotech crops commercialized: Roundup Ready ® soybeans and Bollgard® insect-protected cotton baby bottleThe fact that blacks experience earlier puberties than whites is not a racial difference but a recent phenomenon Sequential polio vaccination recommended sss
  Cargill established a Health & Food Technologies unit to develop health-promoting ingredients such as soy protein isolates with isoflavones. diabetesbetween 1997 and 2002, the percent of Americans diagnosed with diabetes increased by 27 percent. Researchers at the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (or USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick in Frederick MD have reconstructed and modified the H1N1 Spanish Flu virus, making it far more deadly than it ever sss
  Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution heartThe major causes of death in the United States in 1997 were heart disease, cancer (of the breast, colon, and lung), and stroke Last major community water system fluoridated in Hendersonville, NC. sss
  Eat for Your Type
SugarBusters book  
incidence of death from brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and motor neurone disorders, was found to have tripled in nine Western countries planeChemtrail spraying begins sss
  Dr. Bob Arnot's Revolutionary Weight Control Program  baby bottleone percent of all girls show signs of puberty before the age of three - 1997 report in the Journal of Pediatrics  The percentage of Staphylococci infections resistant to penicillin  in 1997 was 99% sss
1998 poisonSPLENDA® Brand Sweetener was approved  In 1998, the U.S. ranked 28th out of 38 countries with available statistics for infant mortality. autismAndrew Wakefield, M.D. and colleagues in Britain published a study presenting clinical evidence for an association between MMR vaccine, intestinal bowel dysfunction and autism. In 1998 the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reported 5476 SIDS deaths in the United States of infants under one year of age. In 1989 the number of SIDS deaths was 5634.
  frankensteinIrradiation of meat is approved by the FDA. sss sss planeChemtrail illnessess in Espanola, Ontario
1999 World population reached 6 billion
1999 frankensteinIn 1999, 57 percent of the American soybean crop and 33 percent of the corn crop were genetically modified.  Other products that are genetically engineered include cheese, canola, cotton, milk, peanuts, peppers, potatoes, and tomatoes. heartFinland, which, from 1973 to 1999 had the highest recorded incidence of heart attack in middle-aged men in the world, also has a high calcium-to-magnesium ratio in the diet at 4 parts calcium to 1 part magnesium. Combination vaccines: To complete the 1999 Recommended Childhood Schedule in the United States, 1,2 a minimum of 13 separate injections are needed to immunize a child from birth to age six years, using vaccines licensed in the United States as of April 10, 1999. plane West Nile Virus - brand 'new' mosquito-borne virus
  diabetesHFC  per capita consumption in the US was more than 45 pounds per year sss First rotavirus vaccine licensed. sss
2000 frankensteinFirst genetically modified food in British supermarkets - tomato puree More about: GM foods sss threethreeChildren now receive 33 vaccines before they enter school – a huge increase.  autismautism rate mushroomed yet again to 1-in-250.
  baby bottleIn particular, USDA has lifted the 30% limitation on soy protein in meat/meat alternatives. In 2000, USDA changed its regulations to allow soy protein to fulfill 100 percent of the meat/meat alternate component in the child nutrition programs. sss mad scientistThe U.S. Air Force and rocket maker Lockheed Martin sponsor a Loma Linda University study that pays 100 Californians $1,000 to eat a dose of perchlorate Alzheimer'sAlzheimer's isn't even plotted before 1979.  In 1979, the Alzheimer's death rate was 0.2 per 100,000 people.  By 2000 it was 18.0 per 100,000, making it the eighth leading cause of death .  For a 21-year period, such a jump -- almost 100 times -- is astronomical. 
  sss sss Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (Prevnar) recommended for all young children. Rotavirus vaccine withdrawn from the market as a result of adverse events.
2001 frankensteinIn fact, 99 percent of the ingredients in any given product can remain absent from labels thanks to the legal protection of “trade secrets ,” as these ingredients, by law, can be buried under the generic term, “inert” or “other.” The secret code for cover-up in food labels is either “flavorings” or “natural,” and the absence of any reference to the fact that most of our processed food is genetically modified is also perfectly legal. Harvard Case-Control Study Finds Strong Correlation between Fluoridation and Osteosarcoma in Boys:       mad scientistNew York City Administration of Children's Services ( ACS ) sends out an Apr. 22 press release admitting that foster care children were used in experimental AIDS drug trials, but says that the last trial took place in 2001 autism"The vaccines contain not only live viruses but also very significant amounts of highly toxic substances such as mercury, aluminum and formaldehyde.  Could this be the reason for the upsurge in autism, ADHD, asthma, arthritis, Crohn’s disease, lupus and other chronic disorders?"--- Dr Rimland
  World Trade Center , Pentagon and Flight 93. Within a year, 358 firefighters and five emergency medical service personnel involved in the WTC rescue and recovery efforts will be placed on medical leave or light-duty assignments due to respiratory problems baby bottlesince soy formula has been in the marketplace, parents and pediatricians have reported growing numbers of boys whose physical maturation is either delayed or does not occur at all. Indeed, data left out of the headlines and buried in the report revealed higher incidences of allergies and asthma, and higher rates of cervical cancer, polycystic ovarian syndrome, blocked fallopian tubes, and pelvic inflammatory disease. child crying6 million (or 9 percent) U.S. children 18 years old and younger had asthma
monster=Big Pharma2001 Vaccine manufacturers get legal protection from all claims in a pandemicmonster=Big Pharma
2002 heartFat, lard & beef tallow, butter & margarine, oil, salad & cooking oils, and shortening consumption increased over 38 pounds per person since 1990 [These are mostly refined oils and hydrogenated fats] diabetes6.5% of American adults have diabetes. That's up from 5.5% in 2001. Researchers announce successful results for a vaccine against cervical cancer, the first demonstration of a preventative vaccine for a type of cancer. infant mortality increased from a rate of 6.8 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 2001 to a rate of 7.0 per 1,000 births in 2002, the first year since 1958 that the rate has not declined or remained unchanged
  sss fat girlNearly two out of three Americans are overweight. Half of these overweight Americans are frankly obese. This is twice as much obesity as in 1976-1980 . Lyme disease vaccine withdrawn from the market by the manufacturer because of lawsuits and lack of demand for the vaccine. planeMorgellons disease is a name given in 2002 by biologist Mary Leitao to a condition characterized by a range of cutaneous (skin) symptoms including crawling, biting, and stinging sensations; finding fibers on or under the skin; and persistent skin lesions (e.g., rashes or sores).
2003 Iraq War - George W. Bush
2003 Since 1950, soft-drink consumption per capita has quadrupled, from about 11 gallons per year to about 46 gallons in 2003--nearly a gallon a week per person. fat girlIn 2003-04, 17.1% of children and adolescents 2-19 years of age (over 12 and a half million) were overweight, and 32.2% of adults (over 66 million) were obese. Almost 5% of adults were extremely obese. First live attenuated influenza vaccine licensed (FluMist) for use in 5 to 49 year old persons. sss
  dog sniffing foodThe dog food departments of these companies collect what is known as 4-D meat (read: dead, diseased, dying or disabled). dog sniffing foodvets graduating today, think it is normal to see diseases in young animals. Keep in mind, lots of vets sell the same low quality commercial pet food to you The CDC recommended that children 6 to 23 months of age receive an annual flu vaccination. sss
  In 1967, Americans ate 114 pounds of sugar and sweeteners a year per capita, nearly all of it as either raw or refined sugar. In 2003, each person consumed about 142 pounds of sugar per year.     Several clinical studies demonstrate that the glutamates can cause severe nervous depression and schizophrenia. ..and suicidal proclivity, mainly in young people. 2003-2004:  Without informing the public that the flu vaccine did not contain the strain of flu A mini-epidemic of a more severe type of influenza caused by the A/Fujian strain occurred around the world,
  consumption of HFCS has skyrocketed. fat girl
Now Americans down about 61 pounds a year each.
sss First Adult Immunization Schedule introduced. mad cowThe first confirmed case of mad cow disease in the United States
2004 The low-carb diet craze peaks in February when 9.1 percent of Americans claim to be on the diet           fat girlBetween 1999 and 2004, there was a significant increase in the prevalence of overweight among girls  Inactivated influenza vaccine recommended for all children 6 to 23 months of age. surprised" The number of American children suffering from life threatening peanut allergies has doubled in the past five years
  Junk Food Nation Hamburgers, pizza, potato chips, soda, cake, candy and alcohol now make up one-third of the American diet. Humana, the German parent company of baby-formula distributor baby bottleRemedia, has agreed to pay $100 million to the 17 families of children who died or whose health suffered as a result of a vitamin-deficient soy-based baby formula.... Pediarix ,a vaccine that combines the DTaP, IPV, and Hep B vaccines, into one shot, is approved. autismand a 200 to 7,000 percent increase in autism in every state in the U.S. during the past 20 years.
  sss diabetesThere has been a 17-fold increase in Type I diabetes, from 1 in 7,100 children in the 1950s to 1 in 400 now. sss sss
monster=Big Pharma2005 Rumsfeld to Profit from Bird Flu Hoaxmonster=Big Pharma
2005 diabetesUSDA estimates 2005 per capita HFCS consumption , —was 42.2 lbs per year. Per capita sugar consumption in 2005 was 45.2 lbs per year.   diabetesDiabetes is the sixth most common cause of death in the United States and was the fifth most common cause in New York City in 2004 Boostrix and Adacel, Tdap vaccines, are approved for teens. Menactra, a new meningococcal vaccine is approved for people between the ages of 11 to 55 years of age. I have Morgellons disease. The CDC has deemed the over 2000 registered as having this as suffering fromplane Delusional Parasitosos. I can assure you the last eight years of scarring on my body begs to differ.
monster=Big Pharma2006 Big Pharma patents Swine Flu vaccine (H1N1)monster=Big Pharma
2006 sss sss RotaTeq is a new rotavirus vaccine from Merck. ProQuad is a new vaccine that combines the MMR and Varivax vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella, and chicken pox into a single shot. Gardasil, the first HPV vaccine is approved. autismrate of children diagnosed with ASD has increased again to 1-in-166 (autism)
2007 sss diabetesRecent research, reported at the 2007 national meeting of the American Chemical Society, found new evidence that soft drinks sweetened with HFCS may contribute to the development of diabetes because it contains high levels of reactive compounds that have been shown by others to trigger cell and tissue damage that cause diabetes. threefiveAmerican children were being told by government health officials and pediatricians to get 48 doses of 14 vaccines by age six and 53-56 doses of 15 or 16 vaccines by age 12. In May 2007 , gunpointForced vaccinations of children at gunpoint in Maryland
  sss sss A booster dose of Varivax, the chickenpox vaccine, is now recommended for all children. The recommended age for Flumist, the nasal spray flu vaccine, was lowered to two years. vaccineCNN Money reported predictions that vaccine industry sales will more than double by 2010.0.
2008 diabetesthe number one source of calories in the U.S. is high fructose corn syrup.    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that HFCS accounts for roughly 41 percent of all caloric sweeteners consumed in the U.S. sss Kinrix , a combination of DTaP and IPV that can be used for children between the ages of 4 and 6 is approved. Pentacel, a combination of DTaP, IPV and Hib is approved. Rotarix, a two dose rotavirus vaccine is approved. sss
monster=Big Pharma2009 World Health Organization changes definition of pandemic -H1N1 fake epidemicmonster=Big Pharma
2009 sss sss sss sss
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My Thoughts:

Allergies: There has been a big increase in allergies among school-age children. Vaccinations are a direct cause of food allergies! Tylenol causes asthma!

Artificial Sweeteners: Aspartame is also one of the sugar substitutes used by diabetics. .... 10% of aspartame (by mass) is broken down into methanol in the small intestine ....  Don't use any of them.

autismAutism: Is not caused by mercury alone. It is caused by the shots themselves. Many babies cannot get rid of the toxins introduced into their tiny bodies from vaccinations. The medical argument about the vaccinations have saved lives is mostly bunk. See my other site:  http://barbfeick.com/vaccinations/

Fluoride: It does not protect your teeth. Toothpaste should not be used at all to clean teeth. It should not be added to drinking water.

FDA: Does not exist to protect the public. It exists to protect big business. Our government has no problem treating us as guinea pigs and feeding us genetically-modified food.

Grains: Many people do not digest them and are better off avoiding them. But is it a problem with modern grains - (wheat changed substantially in the 1960's and then again in the 1980's, bioengineered, bred for high gluten content...) or would it be a problem if we still consumed the old varieties in the old ways of preparing them?  I would suggest eating only non Frankenfood grains for a while and see if it helps your health. And that probably means eating no wheat or corn. Don't know about rice. Millet and other grains are probably fine to eat. See:  The Future of Food and  The GMO food guide

fat girlObesity epidemic: Got worse when the fatfree craze hit. It is not caused by our sitting on our butts more. It has been caused by a number of things: lack of good quality fats in the diet (this includes the unnatural animal fat in meat caused by feeding the animals grain instead of grass), abundance of unnatural fats and oils in the diet, chemicals in the diet - the no-calorie sweeteners that caused the rats to get fat in the experiments do the same to people, high junk food consumption (what passes for good food in our schools is an example. Obsessing about weight and diets. Diets do not work. And HFC, drinking too much pop both diet and regular.

Soy: Don't eat it except in very small quantities. Don't use soy formula for babies. It is NOT a health food.

Sugar: Avoid high fructose corn syrup. If you want to eat cookies, make them at home from scratch with butter. Don't use mixes for anything. Don't drink pop. White granulated sugar is best avoided but it is not the cause of the obesity epidemic.

Vaccines: Are not the miracle cure that they have been promoted to be. All vaccines CAUSE mini-strokes! Flu shots are pretty much worthless. They don't boost the immune system but depress it. Polio never disappeared. They just gave it a different name! The following is an excellent website http://www.relfe.com/vaccine.html  Also see my other site:  http://barbfeick.com/vaccinations/

Wheat : In the old days wheat was not as high in gluten. It was not ground as finely. It was not quickly made into a food product. It had to be soaked (which deactivates the phytate). Coarse grains don't digest as fully. It was used as a whole grain and often partly fermented which predigests it and makes it easier for us to digest. It was not fed to livestock. It was not genetically modified. We eat wheat in forms that were never imagined 100 years ago. Trying a wheat-free diet is a good idea. If it helps you, quit eating wheat. If it doesn't, at least eat stoneground non-Frankenfood wheat and not balloon bread or hydrogenated grease, bleached flour, and sugar concoctions.