Rethinking Cancer Newsletter #68
FALL SPECIAL! In appreciation of all our supporters: starting today through October 31st, all F.A.C.T. publications on our Donate page — including our latest book, Healing Cancer, the DVD Rethinking Cancer, the book Rethinking Cancer, Detoxification and Triumph Over Cancer — will be discounted 20%. Just apply the code FACT20 at check-out and remember that all purchases are U.S. tax-deductible donations. Go for it!
And just for fun — a video special: She’s 91, he’s 94. To move is to be alive! Watch this!
To your health!
Foundation for Advancement in Cancer Therapy (F.A.C.T.)
P.S. Our film, Rethinking Cancer, is now streaming internationally on Gaia.com, iTunes and Amazon. We are very grateful for your continued support and hope you’ll stay in touch on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube channel and now on Vimeo!
The Wisdom of the Body
By Ruth Sackman
Ruth Sackman (1915-2008), co-founder and president of F.A.C.T. for 38 years, had a down-to-earth way of explaining things. Her writings are the heart of our newest publication, Healing Cancer — The Unconventional Wisdom of Ruth Sackman. Here’s a sample:
Physicians pour Drugs of which they know little, to cure Diseases
of which they know less, into Humans of which they know nothing.”
— Voltaire (1694 – 1778)
By far, the most important requirement to enable someone to restore and maintain one’s health is to understand physiology (body function). Lack of this understanding makes the individual vulnerable to all sorts of serious mistakes. When one understands how the body functions, one is capable of knowing what to do, when and how to do it. READ MORE
Baking Soda: Good for Practically Everything!
Most of us think of baking soda as something for baking or to keep in the back of refrigerators to absorb odors. But that would be a gross underestimation of the incredible powers of this amazing, low-cost natural remedy — powers that include benefits for basic daily hygiene (e.g., dental care) digestive issues, kidney problems, urinary tract infections, itchy skin relief, arthritis, not to mention cleaning fruits and vegetables, removing greasy stains and mildew, brightening colors in the washing machine, unclogging drains, and on and on and on. READ MORE
What’s the Big Deal With Manuka Honey?
Honey has been coveted for food and medicine down through the ages. There are over 300 types on the planet and manuka is the best of the best — currently enjoying a boom in worldwide popularity. There is, however, a downside. The explosion in demand has led some manufacturers to engage in shady dealing. According to the UK Independent, approximately 83% of manuka honey on the 2014 global market was fake and that number is likely larger today. READ MORE
Sweet Sour Sauce*
1 cup ketchup, preferably homemade or organic
¼ cup raw apple cider vinegar
¼ cup organic maple syrup (certified chemical-free)
- Mix all ingredients well in a small glass bowl.
- Serve immediately.
- Refrigerate leftover sauce in a glass jar.
Great sauce or marinade for fish, meat or veggies.
*Thanks to Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist.