The Effect of Nutrition on Virulence (Harmfulness) in Viruses

“The nutritional status of the host can have a profound influence on a virus, so that a normally avirulent virus becomes virulent because of changes in the viral genome. Our studies suggest that outbreaks of disease attributed to a nutritional deficiency may actually result from infection by a virus that has become pathogenic by replicating in a nutritionally deficient host.” 

American Society for Clinical Nutrition, “Nutritionally induced oxidative stress: effect on viral disease,” Melinda A Beck (2000) LINK HERE

Another interesting article by Melinda Beck HERE (full text).

Folks, this way of thinking is in line with Bechamp and opposed to his rival, Pasteur. It is also in line with the most famous nurse of modern times – Florence Nightengale. And Hippocrates. And, finally, Aldo Leopold, one the greatest ecologists of modern times. If we humans would simply work WITH nature as Aldo Leopold wanted us to do, instead of trying to “beat Nature into submission” (an impossibility), soooo many things would fall into place – food production, health care, economics – all sorts of stuff. As Joel Salatin likes to say “So what we’re trying to do is heal the land. That’s number one is heal the land. Everything else is secondary. Of course, what happens is, when you heal the land, you heal people, and economies, and communities, and all sorts of things.” LINK

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