Gene mutations or incomplete cellular metabolism?

If the latter is part of the equation then sulfur should be of interest due to cell membrane
viability and protein production from the sulfur based amino acids methionine and cysteine.

The year after the Hughes Medical Institute was established 1953, the use of chemical
fertilizers was mandated if farmers wished to participate in the Farm Subsidies Act of the
New Deal. So what, you may ask? We believe that this gift to the petrochemical industry
broke the sulfur cycle to the citizens of the US through our food chain.

Since this economic windfall disease rates have increased especially cancer just as they
did in Germany when coal tar chemical fertilizers were adopted in 1860. Why did Dr.
Otto Warburg see more cancer than doctors from other European countries?
Why did Dr. Alzheimer see women "lost in their own minds" long before his name was
adopted to the build up of plaque at the blood brain barrier as described by Rudy Tanzi.
There is a time line for the above, all of the pathological slides that Tanzi studied were
post 1954.

If Otto Warburg was correct in his Noble Prize work regarding anaerobic metabolism
and cancer could gene mutations possibly be an example of anaerobic metabolism and
incomplete amino acids formation?

Sulfur enables oxygen transport across the cell membrane, if you remember I almost
had convulsions when your site mentions the cell membrane and its complexity.
The rest of medical science appears to forgotten the cell membrane and sulfur.
Your site does not mention sulfur but does refer to glutamine and glutathione which are
both dependent upon the sulfur based amino acid chains. When children who had been
on Ritalin for years respond favorably to glutathione injection the drug therapy may need
some more thought. What we have observed is these same children benefited in the same
manner by ingesting organic sulfur and made their own glutathione. Vets have been injecting
glutathione in livestock after realizing that ingesting the amino acid construct did not survive
the acids of the stomach. Vets have learned what we have learned that increasing sulfur
creates the same increase in glutathione.

The time lines of cancer, diabetes and autism make us believe that gene mutation
has external factors and the lack of minerals could be part of the equation. Sulfur is
necessary for normal insulin production, oxygen is the enemy of cancer and the
syndrome of autism could be part of myelin degeneration to the sensory and voluntary
neurological pathways. Chris Reeves was moving all of his fingers and toes after
severing his spinal chord with lots of garlic prior to his death from a bed sore and
sepsis, the active mineral in the allium of garlic is sulfur.

Your not depending upon the NIH or the drug companies for your funding makes us
believe that Howard may have had the health of the nation in the back of his germ
fearing mind when the Institute was formed back in 1953.

Plant food from crude oil was developed in the West Nile Region of Africa. Viruses are
also anaerobic and the lack of sulfur in these new plant foods could be the reason why
Ebola, West Nile Virus and HIV originated from the same area of Africa.

Blaming the genes of genetics is like blaming God for errors in creation while cellular
biology is the sum total of what we eat, breathe, drink and contact in the environment
around us.

There is a cause for every abnormality for every disease entity, the question is what is
normal and the periodic table of elements is a good place to start looking for the answer.
We do not mean the stuff that "lazy" chemists synthesize so these compounds can be
patented. Natural compounds which actually work without the side effects of artificiality.

We have created more diseases from the side effects of the pharmaceutical industry.
Drug for erectile dysfunction may be a good example. Oral diabetic meds, high blood
pressure drugs and many of the antidepressants have impotence as a side effect. The
lesser side effect of the ED drugs is death during sex. All of the ED drugs have been
abandoned when the oral diabetic meds and high blood pressure and anti depressants
were voluntarily stopped and done with their doctors blessing since the numbers of
medicine told the doctor it was foolish to continue. The numbers of medicine though
only numbers speak to what has been prescribed and tort law suits often use those
number against those who prescribe.

Are we being too simplistic? Is sulfur the forgotten element in our food supply? Are
proteins dependent upon the sulfur based amino acids as suggested regarding
methionine and cysteine? Finland banned chemical fertilizers in 1985 with no regard
to sulfur but the fear of the cadmium they contained with a remarkable reversal of their
epidemiology. If genetics is the answer to all of our health issues how can we ignore
a mineral ( element ) which has been removed from our diets with the use of these
plant foods. Please consider the Amish, true we have very little clinical data about
this anachronism peoples but like other cultures which still rely on truly organic processes
for fertilizing their foods they do not suffer from the genetic issue you study at HHM.

If you truly realize the importance of the cell membrane and the proteins and peptides
which reside in the membrane then sulfur and the sulfur based amino acids may prove
valuable in your genetic research. Can DNA and RNA be changed? Is incomplete
cellular metabolism one of the reasons for these changes that has not been investigated.

Organic Sulfur is an MSM ( methylsulfonylmethane ) derived from a lignin based DMSO
rather than a purely chemical derived MSM which has no lignin base and we would
argue has very little sulfur as a result. We don't make the sulfur we test but guard
the source as carefully as possible so that we can be assured of having enough available
for our Study members. Like the foods fed with chemicals rather than decomposing
organic material. The majority of the MSM available in health food stores is not a good
source of organic sulfur, our Study members have confirmed that.

Genetic research and microbiology is your expertise, what about simple cellular biology.
Otto Warburg was interested in plants and man. He understood the nature of anaerobic
metabolism when most researchers did not understand the nature of cellular biology.
He failed to recognize that his cancer patients may have been eating food fertilized
with coal tar based plant food completely devoid of sulfur just as present day practitioners
may also be unaware of current chemical fertilizers. How can the body build complex
amino acid chains and the proteins that result if sulfur is no longer part of the equation?

There are no side effects to sulfur supplementation Stanley Jacob and Richard Lawrence
failed to find a toxic or lethal amount of sulfur for mice, rats or man. We don't store
sulfur but depend upon a daily supply for amino acid production. No sulfur no amino
acids and the complex proteins which result from the long chains of methionine and
cysteine which some microbiologist say are necessary for all amino acids and the
proteins our bodies create with them.

Every area of research I have searched on your website mirrors what we have seen in
our observational Study. We don't search out certain diseases or health conditions but
rather respond to those who contact us from someone else who has noted benefits to
adding sulfur to their diets. As stated in a previous email the most remarkable result is
the voluntarily abandonment of prescribed meds which are advertised directly to consumers.
How curious could that be? Is the pharmaceutical industry aware of the broken sulfur
cycle? We believe they are but proving it is another story other than having organic
sulfur replace the expensive drugs which do not cure any malady only treat that malady
for life. Some of our Study members do not persist consuming sulfur but report continued
regenerative processes which could be like priming the pump. Nine years is too little
time to answer that question.

You put your face and the HHM Institute on 60 minutes, and now you may consider that
even the best scientific minds could overlook the simplest facts about of cellular biology.
We have learned the hard way that too many believe that it is impossible to be sulfur
deficient being that sulfur is abundant in all of our foods. That is what all of the nutritional
medical text published at the turn of the century, fifty years before chemical fertilizers
were adopted.

Those who are in our observational Study are human beings, not fruit flies or lab rats.
The common denominator is our cell membranes.

Gene mutation of incomplete cellular metabolism. Is lack of sulfur part of the equation?
How hard would it be to confirm the premise regarding organic sulfur in the lab?

Thank you for the work you do free of the bureaucracy of the system.

Patrick McGean
Director
Live Blood and Cellular Matrix Study
Body Human Project
801-290-2013

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