The healing power of Sulfur
Sulfur is known as a healing mineral, a deficiency often can lead to
pain and inflammation associated with various muscles. It plays a role
in a number of biological processes. Most people don’t realize that
sulfur is present in insulin – which helps promote the utilization of
If you want to reduce inflammation or balance your blood sugar – consider the need for sulfur.
Sulfur compounds are found in a variety of foods, such as, onions and
garlic – which appear to have anticancer properties. According to
articles that appeared in “Nutrition Science News,” by naturopathic
doctor Jill E. Stansbury – sulfur compounds inhibit tumor metabolism and
enhance immune response while helping the liver to flush out
How to use nutrition to prevent cancer
Bromelain, a sulfur-rich enzyme in pineapple, has anticancer
properties (in animal studies) and is being explored for use as an
anti-carcinogenic agent for humans.
The two sulfur-containing amino acids, cysteine and methionine,
(mentioned earlier) help control the absorption of heavy metals, such as
lead. According to dermatologist Doris J. Day author of “Forget the
Facelift” says, cysteine is a key constituent of glutathione and
glutathione is the primary water-soluble antioxidant operating within
our cells – essential for detoxification.
An article published in “Planta Medica,” found that hydrogen sulfide,
a by-product of dietary sulfur compounds, offers cardiovascular
protective properties. These compounds naturally occur in onions,
garlic, beans and fruit. The authors state that research has
established a strong link between high levels of hydrogen sulfide and
Don’t listen to the “lame-stream” media – organic food IS important!
With the introduction of the petro-chemical fertilizers, the soil has
been robbed of its sulfur content. This versatile mineral makes a
difference at every stage of life, and a deficiency can lead to many
serious health conditions.
Sulfur is an endangered element; soft water depletes our supply of
this element, and higher concentrations of chlorine and fluorine when
added to our water supply block the uptake of both oxygen and sulfur.
Sulfur is used to repair damaged cells and promote the growth of healthy
new cells by allowing the cells to transport oxygen effectively.
The best (natural) sources of sulfur are from: grass-fed beef;
pasture-raised eggs; raw cheese; organic beans, nuts, seeds, fruits and
vegetables. Keep in mind, locally-grown (organic) fruits and vegetables
– created in mineral rich soils – are always best to consume on a daily
Greater knowledge and personal experience is the best way to prevent disease
We are just beginning to appreciate the complexity of sulfur; it has
the ability to combat just about every health problem. Simply put,
sulfur will help you destroy abnormal (unhealthy) cells, while
protecting the body against environmental toxins.
As always, nature provides the formula to enhance our well-being –
all we need to do is live by its laws and enjoy life – as it’s meant to