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Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES)

Essential fatty acids (EFAs)

Expeller pressed vs. Solvent Extracted Oils - What's the difference?

Expeller pressed vs. Solvent Extracted Oils - What's the difference?

There are basically two methods of producing commercial edible oil.  The expeller-press method and solvent extraction. In either method, keep in mind that the oil will be damaged if it is exposed to air, light or heat. Of these three, light is the most damaging, causing rancidity 1000 times more rapidly than oxygen.  i.e. store oil in dark bottles or in the dark

Applying HIGH heat to UNSATURATED oils produces TRANS FATTY ACIDS (tFAs) and other altered, unnatural fatty acids i.e Partially hydrogenated fats.    Unsaturated fatty acids become mutagenic (i.e. can damage our genes) when heated above 320 °F:

> 320 °F tFAs begin to form

> 392 °F tFAs form substantially

> 428 °F tFAs form exponentially, also forms other altered, unnatural unsaturated fatty acids

Seed/Nut/Bean Oil Production Methods

Fragrant, nutritious oils contain EFAs, protein, minerals, vitamins, fiber,amino acids, lecithin, chlorophyll, phytosterols +++

CLEAN / HULL

 

EXPELLER-PRESSED OIL

TYPICAL SOLVENT EXTRACTED OIL

COOK

(~248 °F, ~2 hours)

Cracks seed

GRIND FINELY

PRESS (185-203 °F)

(Oil mechanically squeezed out)

Removes protein, fiber, some minerals/vitamins

ADD then EVAPORATE SOLVENT (dissolves oil)

Usually using hexane or heptane (gasoline)

Can leave up to 100 parts per million of solvent in oil.

EXPELLER-PRESSED, UNREFINED OIL

Still contains EFAs, Oil soluble vitamins, Lecithin, Phytosterols, Some minerals +

These unrefined oils are not rancid if protected from air during extraction process, and will remain fresh for a long time if stored in the refrigerator in dark bottles.

DEGUM

Using water and phosphoric acid.

Removes phospholipids (incl. beneficial lecithin), chlorophyll, calcium, magnesium, iron, copper

REFINE (167 °F)

Oil mixed with caustic soda (aka. Drano®), then separated.

Removes free fatty acids, minerals

 

 

BLEACH (230 °F)

Filters (such as Fuller's earth) remove pigments

Removes beta-carotene, flavor compounds.

Introduces PEROXIDES (free radicals) or altered fatty acids

 

 

DEODORIZE (468-482°F, 30-60 mins.)

Steam distillation removes vitamin E, aromatic oils, free fatty acids. Also removes unpleasant odors and tastes introduced by processing.

High heat forms TRANS FATTY ACIDS (tFAs) and other altered, unnatural unsaturated fatty acids

 

 

FULLY REFINED OIL 

Tasteless, Vitamin/Mineral/Antioxidant Deficient, containing 0.5-1% MUTAGENIC unsaturated fatty acids

 


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Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMFT)

   Electrotherapy

       "The medical kit of the future"

The Body Electric

General electrotherapy health benefits.   Used systemically and/or locally at specific problem areas of the body, its effective application has many benefits:

Detoxification Wellness / Healthy aging Pain relief 
Relief from insomnia Immune system restoral Anti-Inflammatory
Maximizes cellular energy production Accelerated tissue /bone
/scar healing
Stress Reduction
Muscle relaxation / rehabilitation Increased blood oxygen
/ circulation
+++

There are several reasonably affordable electrotherapy devices available for personal use. The following electrotherapies are those that have received a significant amount of positive feedback:

Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) applies specific frequency patterns to the head area, with the following benefits:

Balances neurotransmitters Relieves pain Treats depression
Substance abuse withdrawal Relieves insomnia Relieve stress / anxiety
Anti-Inflammatory Fibromyalgia +++