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Sunburn – a Nutritional Deficiency Issue?
Did you know that a sunburn is actually a sign of nutritional imbalance? It means you don’t have enough calcium in your tissues. Tissue calcium provides sun protection. And just because you have enough blood or bone calcium does not necessarily mean you will have enough in your skin. Essential fatty acids (EFA’s) help mobilize calcium to the tissues and the skin, but unfortunately most of us are deficient in EFA’s, calcium, or both.
Easy Sun Protection Protocol
The good news is, there is an easy protocol if you want to protect yourself out in the sun that does not involve toxic chemical lotions. Just take 6 Calcium Lactate and 6 Cataplex F tablets every 2 hours during sun exposure. If you have very fair skin or the sun is especially strong, you can take that same dose every hour. Use in combination with a natural sunblock for best results, depending on your skin type.
What kind of results can you expect from using these products for sun protection? We hear our patients report they would not do without the Cataplex F and Calcium Lactate when they have to go out in the sun. My own experience with this protocol? I can use the gentlest most non-toxic sun block and the supplement protocol combined, and stay out in the sun for hours. I have very fair skin, but I get a healthy rosy glow.
Here is my food diary for the last several days:
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
8:00 AM: coffee with butter and coconut oil, 2 chicken sausages
12:30 PM: protein shake: raw milk, whey protein, mixed berries, baby greens
4:00 PM: Starbucks latte with whole milk
5 PM: celery and peanut butter
9 PM: Enchilada bowl from California Tortilla: Chicken, rice, guac, lettuce, sour cream, salsa
Wednesday July 8, 2015
8 AM: coffee with butter and coconut oil
10:30 AM: Sheehan stew–turkey chili, beef, chicken, zucchini, cauliflower, garlic
11:30 AM: cocoa cherry bar
2:30 PM: 4 handfuls blueberries, leftover enchilada bowl (there wasn’t much), diet coke
7:00 PM: Lancaster Brewing Co.: couple of wings with BBQ sauce, 2 beers, tuna spring rolls with mystery sauce and kimchi, gluten free pizza (sausage, pepperoni, mozzarella)
July 9, 2015 Thursday
7 AM: coffee with butter and coconut oil
9:30 AM: big piece of salmon
1:00 PM: tomato bisque, shrimp, veggies, diet pepsi
4:30 PM: Dairy Free paleo bar, leftover piece of GF pizza
8:00 PM: turkey chili, celery with pb
Friday, July 10, 2015
9:00 AM: coffee with butter and coconut oil
10:30 AM: turkey chili, 2 eggs
12:30 PM: Standard Bar (cocoa cherry), wasabi sea snax
3:15 PM: shake with raw yogurt, strawberries, whey protein, greens, gelatin
6:00 PM: 3 sausages
7:30 PM: homemade protein bar, iced coffee with cashew milk