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Nutrition, Pure Deep Sea Minerals: Cetyl Myristoleate, etc.

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Pure Deep Sea Minerals

Provides oceanic minerals that are critical in restoring basic life supporting nutrients. Helps the body effectively feed your cells and eliminate toxins. Essential in supporting the immune system and providing trace minerals lost in chemical farming and environmental pollution.

NOTE: there are some harmful minerals that are NOT in Deep Sea Minerals, such as Aluminum, Cadmium, Lead and Mercury.


Researchers at the National Health Institute have concluded that:
Minerals and trace elements are important to good health. They are essential in helping to support the immune system. They can only be obtained externally - either from food or supplements. Minerals and trace minerals must be taken in the proper amount, the right combination, and the appropriate form in order to be effective.

It is a well known fact that much of the mineral content in today's food supply has been lost due to soil depletion, modern chemical farming, and environmental pollution. Thus, the best alternative source for mineral nutrients is through dietary supplementation.

The world's purest ocean minerals and the most bioavailable mineral source in existence. Extracted from3,000-foot deep waters off the coast of Hawaii where there is an absence of bacteria and pollution, this is the only mineral source on earth that nearly matches the mineral composition found in human blood.


The blood system is the center point of health and longevity. Its balanced function is critical for cellular nutrition and detoxification as well as maintaining and supporting the immune system. Sir Alexi Carrel received the Nobel prize in medicine for proving that the living cell is immortal if it is fed the appropriate nutrients and all toxic waste are removed. The blood system is binary composed of two parts:
(1) colloidal particles which are suspended in (2) a special electrolytic or ionic fluid that helps keeps the electrical charge in colloids within a specific range. Stress in the form of ionic, electromagnetic or hormonal imbalances as well as toxins and free radicals in the form of positive ions can destroy the negative charges on these living cells.

When the electrical charge in the colloids is reduced, the cells begin to gel together in different degrees.

Blood viscosity increases, cells lose their independence, and the system loses the ability to effectively transport nutrients into cells and remove toxins from the body. When these conditions persist over a long period of time, the various body systems begin to function poorly and the body dies by degrees. What we know as disease is simply the body's response to the degradation of its efficiency by these conditions that destroy its electrical charge.

CHROMIUM: Aids insulin effectiveness - This element is needed for normal glucose metabolism, (stimulates enzymes); It is a co-factor for insulin. Also, Chromium stimulates syntheses of fatty acids. Some studies link heart disease with Chromium deficiency, possible atherosclerosis, and glucose intolerance particularly in diabetics.

COBALT: Forms an essential part of vitamin B12. Vitamin B-12 and cobalt are so closely connected that the two terms can be used interchangeably in general reference.

COPPER: Supports iron absorption - This element is essential for humans and all other vertebrate animals. Food sources include organ meats, seafood, seeds, nuts and milk.

Some of the Functions of Copper are:

Facilitates iron absorption.

Involved in protein metabolism and the healing process.

Assists body to oxidize vitamin C.

Necessary for production of RNA.

Essential in formation of myelin sheath

Some of the Deficiency symptoms of Copper are:

General weakness - anemia

Impaired respiration.

Skin sores.

IODINE: Supports hormone synthesis (helps to regulate many metabolic functions in the body) - This essential element is required in small amounts. In developed countries iodized table salt provides 75 mcg per gram of salt. Despite this, deficiency (Goiter, and Slow mental reactions) is noted in 500 million or more people worldwide because some soils are depleted or naturally low in Iodine.

MANGANESE: Aids connective tissue formation - This important element is a co-factor for several enzymes including hydrolyses, kinases, decarboxylases and the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase.

Manganese deficiency is enhanced in some individuals who consume alcohol excessively. Rich food sources for Manganese include grains, meats, nuts, tea and leafy vegetables.

Some of the Functions of Manganese are:

Proper utilization of glucose.

Lipid synthesis and metabolism.

Cholesterol synthesis.

Normal pancreas functions and development.

Prevention of sterility.

Some of the Deficiency Symptoms of Manganese are:

Weakness of ligaments and tendons.

Ataxia - muscular incoordination.

Possibly diabetes.

Possibly myasthenia gravis and multiple sclerosis.

MOLYBDENUM: Forms part of three essential enzymes and assists in mobilizing iron from the reserves stored in the liver. Molybdenum appears to have a caries inhibiting effect.

NICKEL: Activates several enzymes systems and is highly concentrated in ribonucleic acid. Nickel is essential for normal growth.

SELENIUM: An Antioxidant - This essential non-metallic trace element is an enzyme co-factor, for example, as in glutathione peroxidase (antioxidant). Because it is associated with protective enzymes, Selenium is thought to be important in the elimination of oxidants and the prevention of cellular injury. It has also been observed for having a protective role in heart disease and cancer. Selenium occurs in varying amounts in soils and is therefore present in a variety of food plants.

SILICON: Essential for normal bone growth.

TIN: Required for the body in minute amounts as a growth factor, but the mechanism is not known.

VANADIUM: Scientists seem to be sure that vanadium has something to do with preventing cardiovascular disease, but as yet no precise information has been forthcoming. It is essential for normal growth and is found most abundantly in sea foods with herring and sardines having the greatest concentrations.

ZINC - Supports metabolism - Zinc is one of several nutrients that boost the immune system and is well known as a cold preventive.

Some of the Functions of Zinc are:

Necessary for absorption and activity of vitamins, particularly the B COMPLEX.

Constituent of over 25 enzymes involved in digestion and metabolism.

A component of insulin.

Essential in the synthesis of nucleic acids.

Helpful in healing wounds and burns.

Necessary for normal prostate function.

Some of the Deficiency Symptoms of Zinc are:

Increased fatigue.

Susceptibility to infection, slow wound healing.

Prostatitis, sterility.

Loss of taste sensitivity.

Possibly diabetes.


"Recommended Dietary Allowances." National Research Council, Food & Nutrition Board,

Academy Press, 10th ed.

Danks, D.M. "Copper Deficiency in Humans." Ann. Rev. Nutr., 8: pp. 235-257, 1988.

Prasad, Ananda. "Essential & Toxic Trace Elements in Human Health and Disease." 1988.

Levander, O.A.: "A global view of selenium nutrition." Ann, Rev. Nutr. 7:pp. 227-250,1987.

Freeland-Graver, et al.: "Manganese requirements of humans: Nutritional Bioavailability of

Manganese." C. Kies, ed., Am Chem, SW, pp. 90-104, 1987.

Hambridge, K., Casey, C.E., Krebs, N.F. "Zinc in trace elements in human and animal nutrition." Academic Press, pp. 1-137, Vol. 2, 5th ed., W. Mertz ed., 1986.

Dr. Michael Colgan, pp. 89-100, "The New Nutrition" Chapter 16, 1984.

Chitosan - Chitin

Chitosan is an all-natural product, which is derived from the polysaccharide chitin. Chitin is found in the exo-skeletons of shrimp, crabs and other shellfish. The Chitosan has the unique ability to attach itself to lipids or fats. There are no calories in Chitosan since it is not digestible. Chitosan attaches to fat in the stomach before it is metabolized. The Chitosan traps the fat and prevents its absorption in the digestive tract. The fat binds to the Chitosan fiber and becomes a large mass, which the body cannot absorb. This large mass is then eliminated from the body. Neutralizing fat after it enters the stomach spares the body from having to deal with the fat. Chitosan fiber differs from other fibers in that it possesses a positive ionic charge. This positive charge gives Chitosan the ability to chemically bond with negatively charged lipids, fats and bile acids. This dietary fiber is a valuable addition to a properly balanced weight management program. Fibers also provide important cleansing attributes, which aid in the digestive process and promote digestive tract health.

Koji Asaoka (medical writer) and Dr. Mutsuoki Kai have written a book - Chitin-Chitosan, The Choice Food Supplement for over 10,000 physicians in Japan: A Complete analysis of its clinical applications to various diseases (Vantage Press, Inc. 1996) - to quote:

"If the present status of chitin-chitosan had been found thirty years ago, chitin-chitosan would have been regarded as medicine. The dietary tertiary function consists of the following five important functions: 1) fortification of immunity; 2) prevention of aging; 3) prevention of illness; 4) recovery from illness and 5) control of biorhythm. Chitin-chitosan activates the whole body's cells and makes the whole body healthy, and at the same time strengthens immune cells that eat cancer cells and infective viruses, causes the sick parts to recover from illness, adjusts an unbalanced autonomic nervous system to normal condition and removes unspecified complaints coming from autonomic nervous imbalance. Its action is not only local but general to improve the total body. For instance, a person who eats it to decrease high blood pressure loses shoulder stiffness and insomnia, and get more energy."

Garcinia Gambogia

The fruit of the Garcinia cambogia tree has been used in Asia for its culinary and health giving benefits for centuries. This fruit contains a natural extract called hydroxycitric acid, the active ingredient that has been found to be responsible for many of Garcinia cambogia?s beneficial properties.

In the body, carbohydrates are broken down into glucose, the special blood sugar the body uses for energy. Glucose molecules that are not immediately used for energy are stored in the body?s liver and muscles as glycogen. When glycogen stores become full, excess glucose is converted into fat and cholesterol. Garcinia inhibits your body?s conversion of excess glucose into fat and cholesterol. Animal studies have shown that garcinia can reduce fatty acid synthesis from excess glucose by approximately 40-70% for eight to twelve hours following a meal. Research suggests that the result is an increase in the body?s glycogen storage capacity. This increase in glycogen stores, help significantly reduce cravings for food and curtails appetite while delivering increased energy.

Garcinia gambogia is definitely the dieter's friend - in several ways.

a) It works as a "partitioning agent." This means that calories primarily obtained from carbohydrate are diverted away from the production of fats and towards the production and storage of glycogen-the muscles' main source of energy.

b) It reduces appetite by filing glycogen stores, sending signals to the brain that you're full. Unlike chemical stimulants it doesn't act on the central nervous system. Result: You don't suffer nervousness, insomnia, hypertension, rapid heart rate or other typical side effects.

c) It helps keep weight off. Scientists believe that because Garcinia Gambogia does not activate the central nervous system its effectiveness does not diminish with time.


This information was found on the Internet under the topic: Cetyl Myristoleate.

What is Cetyl Myristoleate?

"Note: Current PDR (Physician's Desk Reference) classifies "Cetyl Myristoleate" as ineffective because Harry Diehl's experiments have not been successfully duplicated by others. This is apparently because Diehl used rodent marrow as a source for his experiments & the attempts to replicate his results were done with "pure" synthetic CM. this is why Diehl's experiments, and our company's "CMC" product work so miraculously.

Our company does not use "pure CM", but a complex of seven fatty acid esters, of which cetyl myristoleate is only one. It is that complex that enables the CM to pass thru the lipid component of the cell walls so the call can actually USE this nutrient. This is why people who buy "cetyl myristoleate" in health food stores will tell you, "Oh, that doesn't work for me." Let 'em try the newly available samples of the CM Complex from our company!"

Cetyl Myristoleate is an ester of fatty acid. Fatty acids are the individual components of oils in the same way that amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. Polyunsaturated fatty acids, such as linotenic acid and linolelic acid, are crucial to life and are called essential fatty acids (EFAs). Research shows that cetyl myristoleate appears to have the same beneficial characteristics as the EFAs, however, it is stronger and the benefits are longer lasting.

EFAs are essential to normal cell structure, physiological processes, body function, and function as components to nerve cells and cell membranes. EFAs are depleted in chronic inflammatory diseases and their deficiency are associated with many autoimmune diseases. EFAs when used over an extended period of time have been shown to decrease pain, inflammation, and motion limitations of arthritis. Cetyl myristoleate offers the same benefits in about a month instead of extended periods of time..., which may be years.

If we take a fatty acid, myristoleic acid, and combine it with a long-chain alcohol molecule, cetyl alcohol, we have created an ester of this fatty acid called cetyl myristoleate. Both of these molecules occur in nature.

Cetyl alcohol was first derived from the oil of the sperm whale, but now is obtained from palmitic acid (a saturated fatty acid) found in coconut and palm oils. Myristoleic acid is found in the oil glands of beavers, the oil of the sperm whale again, in certain vegetables and nuts. Both of these products were used in the cosmetic industry because of their ability to act as lubricants. One of the mechanisms of cetyl myristoleate is as a super lubricant (surfactant), a kind of WD-40 for the joints. A surfactant not only has a dissolving or thinning action, it also makes other products easier to absorb.

Concerning the treatment for arthritis, how can one product address all of the causes of this complex disease?

Cetyl myristoleate seems to function in three very different capacities.

Firstly, as mentioned above, it serves as a surfactant and not only lubricates the involved joints, but also lubricates the entire body, making muscles glide more smoothly over other muscles, bursas, and bones and at the same time softens these tissues making them more pliable. Secondly, it functions as an immune system modulator. This is the reason it has been found to be so effective in treating auto-immune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and multiple sclerosis. Thirdly, it functions like a fatty acid in that it mediates inflammatory processes. When cooled, cetyl myristoleate is a waxy substance and, at room temperature, has a buttery consistency.

How Was Cetyl Myristoleate Discovered?

Cetyl myristoleate was discovered and isolated by one person, working alone, on a quest to find help for arthritis sufferers. Harry W. Diehl, while employed by the National Institutes of Arthritis, Metabolism, and Digestive Diseases, specialized in sugar chemistry. He used his chemical knowledge and research instincts to great advantage, identifying and characterizing over 500 compounds, several of which were patented by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Diehl's interest in discovering a way to help victims of arthritis began over 40 years ago when his friend and neighbor, a carpenter, developed severe rheumatoid arthritis. His condition deteriorated over time until he became disabled. The neighbor had a family to support, but his arthritis made that impossible.

Diehl is a deeply religious man whose feelings overwhelmed him as his friend's condition worsened. Harry thought, "Here I am at the National Institutes of Health, and I have never seen anything that was good for curing arthritis." He decided to establish a laboratory in his home and embark on a search for something to relieve the pain and disability of his neighbor and the millions of people who suffer from arthritis. Unfortunately, he was too late to help the neighbor, but Diehl's research did lead to the discovery of cetyl myristoleate, which may someday be hailed as one of the significant nutritional discoveries of the 20th century.

As a researcher, Diehl knew that finding help for arthritis sufferers first meant inducing the disease experimentally in research animals. He started with mice, and quickly realized that he was unable to induce arthritis in them. Diehl said he tried every way he could to give those mice arthritis, but they just would not get it. Then he contacted a researcher in California who wrote back to him, "If you or anyone else can give mice arthritis, I want to know about it, because mice are 100% immune to arthritis." At that moment, Diehl's research instincts told him that what he wanted was already somewhere in those mice. It was a long, tedious job, working on his own in his spare time, but Diehl finally found the factor --cetyl myristoleate-- that protected mice from arthritis.

As Diehl said, "It didn't come on a silver platter to me, but after years of chemical sleuthing and just old fashioned chemical cooking, I found it!" On thin layer chromatography of methylene chloride extract from macerated mice, Diehl noticed a mysterious compound, which was subsequently identified as cetyl myristoleate. As Diehl was to prove, cetyl myristoleate circulates in the blood of mice and makes them immune to arthritis.

Cetyl myristoleate is now known to be found in sperm whale oil and a small gland in the beaver. At this time no other sources in nature are known to contain cetyl myristoleate. While the first amount of cetyl myristoleate for experimentation was extracted from mice, Diehl quickly developed a method for making cetyl myristoleate in the lab by esterification of myristoleic acid.

What is the Chemical Make Up of Cetyl Myristoleate? A New Compound?

Cetyl myristoleate, an oil, is the hexadecyl ester of the unsaturated fatty acid cis-9-tetradecenoic acid. The common name for the acid is myristoleic acid. Myristoleic acid is found commonly in fish oils, whale oils, dairy butter, and kombo butter. The chemical formula for cetyl myristoleate is (Z)-ROCO(CH2)7CH=CH(CH2)3CH3. Cetyl myristoleate was unrecorded in chemical literature until Diehl's discovery was reported. The current Merck Index of Chemicals does not list cetyl myristoleate. A search of Chemical Abstracts lists Diehl's method of extracting cetyl myristoleate from mice but contains no reference to cetyl myristoleate prior to his 1977 patent.

How Did Harry Diehl Test CMO?

To test his theory that mice are immune to arthritis because of cetyl myristoleate, Diehl began to experiment on laboratory rats. This research was reported in an article written in conjunction with one of his colleagues at NIH in the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. In summary, this paper reports that ten normal mice were injected in the tail with Freund's Adjuvant (heat-killed desiccated Mycobacterium butyricum) to which rats and certain other rodents are susceptible. In a period of 10-20 days, no swelling was detected as determined by comparison of the measurements of paws at the time of injection. Then, one group of rats was injected with cetyl myristoleate, and 48 hours later, they were given Freund's adjuvant. Another control group of rats received Freund's adjuvant only. Both groups of rats were observed for a total of 58 days with respect to weight change, hind and front leg swelling, and general well being. All rats receiving only Freund's adjuvant developed severe swelling of the front and hind legs, lagged in weight gain, and was lethargic and morbid. Those receiving cetyl myristoleate before receiving Freund's adjuvant grew an average of 5.7 times as much as the control group and had little if any evidence of swelling or other symptoms of polyarthritis.

The authors concluded that it was apparent that cetyl myristoleate gave virtually complete protection against adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats.

Did Harry Diehl Patent CMO?

Diehl patented his discovery in 1977, receiving a use patent for rheumatoid arthritis. Diehl had made a major nutritional discovery. He then sought pharmaceutical companies to conduct human trials with cetyl myristoleate, but none were interested in his discovery. Perhaps the lack of interest was because cetyl myristoleate was a natural substance and could not be granted a product patent, or maybe because drug companies know they will have to run through 25,000 to 35,000 substances before they find one that makes the market. Diehl had made a major nutritional discovery, and no one was interested! Being a scientist, not a marketing expert, Diehl let his discovery lay dormant for about 15 years.

As Diehl got older, he began to experience some osteoarthritis in his hand, his knees, and his heels. His family physician tried the usual regimen of cortisone and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs without much effect on the course of the disease. Finally his physician told Harry he could not have any more cortisone. "So," Diehl said "I thought about my discovery, and I decided to make a batch and use it on myself." He did, and many of his family members and friends became aware of the relief Diehl found from his discovery, and they wanted to try it too. Time after time, people with both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis received astounding relief with cetyl myristoleate. Before long, family members and friends grew into customers, and cetyl myristoleate appeared on the market as a dietary supplement.

Patented Again for Osteoarthritis

As more people tried Harry's cetyl myristoleate and either eliminated their arthritis or received substantial long-term relief, they told others and demand for the product grew. At this point Harry decided to file for a patent for using CM for osteoarthritis. He received the patent in 1996. The patent was assigned to EHP Products, the company owned and led by his daughter, Elaine Diehl Parrish. EHP Products has established a licensing program under the patent and only companies licensed under this patent will be authorized to use the trademark name MyristinTM. This name is an assurance that the product is the true cetyl myristoleate discovered by Harry Diehl, is pure, and of the highest quality available. (Vaughn Marketing is a company licensed under this patent.)

Many of his family members and friends became aware of the relief Diehl found from his discovery, and they wanted to try it too. Time after time, people with both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis received astounding relief with cetyl myristoleate. Before long, family members and friends grew into customers, and cetyl myristoleate appeared on the market as a dietary supplement.

What Happens When Humans Take CMO?

Both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis sufferers report striking improvements with cetyl myristoleate. Numerous private correspondence describe decreased stiffness and pain and increased flexibility and range of motion with cetyl myristoleate. Swelling and redness is reduced in rheumatoid arthritis.

Writers describe other health benefits, including positive effects of cetyl myristoleate on emphysema, hepatitis, hypertension, diabetes, eczema, psoriasis, colds, allergies, low back pain, headaches and more. These reported improvements in general health status are not surprising since each of these conditions could be associated with deficiency in the balance of Essential Fatty Acids.

One writer, Douglas Hunt, M.D., in his book Boom You're Well With Cetyl Myristoleate calls cetyl myristoleate "A New Natural Anti-Aging Disease Fighter".

Like everything else, cetyl myristoleate does not work 100% of the time. Failure to work can be associated with failure to follow the dietary recommendations; failure to use lipase in conjunction with each capsule of cetyl myristoleate; failure to take sufficient amounts of cetyl myristoleate; failure of the liver to uptake and respond to the cetyl myristoleate; and misdiagnosis in which the condition is not really an arthritis-type condition.

How Much & How Long Does One Have To Take CMO To Feel Its Effects?

Eight - 12 grams per Mr. Diehl. Some will usually respond in the first 7 - 21 days.

Cetyl myristoleate is taken in a one-month course. A total dose of 12 - 15 grams appears to be indicated. This is usually enough for most people, but for osteoarthritic sufferers, the dose appears to be related to the number of areas in which cartilage has worn away. For example, a patient with osteoarthritis of the knees could expect 10 to 15 grams to sufficient in most cases, while a patient with osteoarthritis of 5 or 6 spinal discs, both hips and both knees may require an additional 5 to 10 grams, or even a full second course.

Does CMO Have Side Effects?

No negative ones have been observed or noted.

Rather than having negative side effects, CMO appears to have many positive ones! According to many researchers and scientists, doctors using CMO in their practices, along with writers of articles and authors of books on Cetyl Myristoleate, CMO works on many other autoimmune diseases and even has anti-aging properties!

With the hundreds of people who have taken cetyl myristoleate there have been no confirmed reports of adverse side effects. In common with fish oils, it may produce some mild burping in some people which passes within an hour. There have been no reported interactions with other medications or natural substances.

Toxicity studies have been performed on cetyl myristoleate and the lack of toxicity is evident. Test results deemed cetyl myristoleate a non-toxic material in accordance with Federal regulations. Mega-doses were given to test animals with no ill effects. Necropsy of test animals showed no ill effects on the internal organs. The LD50 of cetyl myristoleate was not established, but it can be presumed to far exceed 10 grams per kilogram of body weight.

While teratogenicity of cetyl myristoleate is probably the same as for EFA's, as a safety matter, cetyl myristoleate should not be used by pregnant or lactating women until studies of cetyl myristoleate's effects on fetuses and infants have been done. As with any substance being added to the diet of anyone with asthma or a history of severe allergies, the direct supervision of a health care professional is recommended.?

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