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What is ideal food chain?

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Food Chain options

What is ideal food chain?

You grow and you eat. That is not possible for everyone.

So, what is next best alternative?

Being part of farming community. You don’t grow food but you live with farmers. So you get fresh authentic food.

If this is not possible to manage, we appoint one person to manage food for us. Village level vendor whose sole job is to collect food from farmers and cater it by charging nominal amount for his survival. ( Otherwise profit on food was the worse karma as prescribed in our culture. )

Where are we now?

We have processed and packaged food.
We have mobile app to order our food.
We have frozen meals.
We have restaurant at every 200 m.

Is this sign of progress? 🙂

I see this situation as result of utter ignorance about food and height of laziness.

With so many middle tiers between you and farmer, purity, authenticity and quality is impossible. And with each tier, there are chemicals added for preservation.

Our laziness is so high that we blindly trust food packet labels and marketing gimmicks as truth! 🙂

If you are really a health conscious, want to serve your billion+ body cells their right food and by that doing their seva, get rid of all modern layers.

Be a farmer.
Or befriend a farmer.
Or be the part of community where everyone co-operate and search right food for everyone. The non-profit co-operation.

And remember, food served by profit makers? Never trust! 🙂

Mood Controllers in GUT: Healthy food for peaceful nation

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Any ancient Indian Kingdom you take, there is utmost care taken for food security of the subjects. Not rationing as it is happening now but high-quality nutrient rich food for everyone. So much so that that famines were predicted and grains grown during famine years was used to be discarded for their low quality!

Why?

Food controls mood. Individual’s psyche to societal psyche.

Must Read – Mood controllers in GUT
Why healthy food and eating habit is must for peaceful society!
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In favor of Bacteria – प्राणमय कोष (Body’s energy footprint in layman terms)’s differently abled manifestation. (Normal manifestation of organ level grouping of cells)
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Ever felt why suddenly you feel gloomy? Anxious? Wondered why mother and grandmother offer either Gud or Dahi before you head for exam with anxiety?

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If aliens were to examine a human, they would think we were just slavish organisms designed to feed microbes and carry them around. Our bodies contain ten times more bacteria than cells, and there are an estimated 3.3 million genes in the total bacteria DNA, which is 160 times the number of human genes. Our intestine hosts about one kilogram of bacteria which help to digest and metabolise food, produce vitamins and protect us from infections.

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The above is textbook knowledge, but loads of recent studies are uncovering new and unsuspected roles for these little companions. There is evidence that gut bacteria can protect or predispose us to pathologies ranging from inflammation to diabetes and obesity. And, as far-fetching as it sounds, a remarkable amount data shows that they can even modify our mood and behaviour.

What is the connection between the microbiota, the brain, and mood?

There is a growing evidence of a microbial gut-brain axis in which bacteria can influence the brain, and vice versa.

Researchers from Canada found that mice from a particularly shy species became more active and curious after receiving a gut microbial transplant from less inhibited mice. We know that some strains of intestinal bacteria produce compounds that have an effect on the nervous system: neurotransmitters, for example, or metabolites that alter the blood-brain barrier (a barrier which filters the molecules passing from the body to the brain circulation – ed. note). We don’t yet know the precise mechanisms, but it’s quite clear that the gut microbes can influence mood and the behavioural patterns.


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Read more: http://www.youris.com/Health/Immunology/Do-Microbes-Control-Our-Mood.kl#ixzz4Nnxpcznc

Domestic Violence and Parenting

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Parenting

Domestic violence at home, quarrel in front of kids, verbal shouting on phone – they all shape your kid’s mental sphere. Avoid all severe verbal exchanges! Not even when kids are sleeping! Not even when they are at school! They are intelligent and sensitive enough to detect and grasp family stress! And when it goes beyond kid’s stress handling capacity, they fall sick.

And forget scolding kids below 10! They are not mature enough for you so called disciplined life!

Once you are parent, you must make sure cheerful and healthy home environment! 🙂 I have seen many parents of my age utterly careless about this.

Watch your words and actions in front of kids below 12! Does not matter, your kid or anyone’s. No violence.

Exercise and Circadian Clocks : Choosing workout time is critical

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PS: This post may affect many friends, colleagues and relatives’ personal habits. Don’t take it personally. Try to understand the science! Sharing so that you can avoid exercise led aging and remain healthy even after crossing 40s.

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Arrogance that stems out of ignorance is deadly.
Blind mimicry of someone is equally deadly.
Not observing Mother Nature, own nature is fatal too.
Teens seek role model to follow from society. They follow popular medium icons. Hollywood, Bollywod, Cricket and football. Even adults follow these icons blindly!
If actor work out at midnight. Fan-followers will do.
If fitness trainer/sports person is doing exercise at midnight or any time of the day, we will do!
Gym in my office premise is open for whole day! People come and go as per their priority! (Body is last priority! Many of them come, not for exercise but for socializing. You know what I am saying! The page-3 culture mimicry).
But we never try to talk with our own body. We (Our education system) failed to cultivate such sensitivity!
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As per Army rules, mass PT happens before sunrise. Wake up call at 4 AM.
As per scriptures, day must start by 4 AM. Exercise must be completed by sunrise.
It is good that, you are in smaller % of people who are conscious about fitness but try to understand one thing: This body is not your slave! This body is not machine that you can rouse at any time any day!
This body is wonderful conglomerate of living cells, bacteria, energy footprint! Exercise is not for your well-being and long life but is worship of these tiny cells selflessly keeping us alive! It is prayer! It is worship! Worship and prayer cannot happen at any point of the day!! Certainly not at midnight! Not even during work-hours or in evening (Evening walk is different than rigorous exercise).
Read the research and draw your own conclusion.
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Muscles Have Circadian Clocks That Control Exercise Response
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All cells in the body, including those in muscle, contain a clock that regulates how cells adapt to changes in the environment and activity across the 24-hour day.
“Oxygen and the internal clock are doing a dance together inside muscle cells to produce energy, and the time of day determines how well that dance is synchronized,” said senior author Joseph Bass, MD, PhD, chief and Charles F. Kettering Professor of Endocrinology in the Department of Medicine. “The capacity for a cell to perform its most important functions, to contract, will vary according to the time of day.”
The research has implications beyond muscle cells because oxygen response is important in all cells. In particular, the deprivation of oxygen is a key factor in heart attacks and in cancer, in which the depletion of oxygen curiously enables cancer cells to grow.
Mice adapted to exercise better at night; humans might during day
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My take

Reason why Olympians and Sports person retire early and suffer many muscle problems when they cross 30. They insult and torture muscular clocks!

• Always prefer early morning exercise.
• Never during night
• In evening, during sunset, walk or light stretching is fine
• Exercise is your Sadhana. Your reverence for body. Do it alone. Without music player!! Witout chit-chat! Full focus on body!
• Best if you can do it in front of the sun, under the sky

Reference:

news.feinberg.northwestern.edu/2016/10/muscles-have-circadian-clocks-that-control-exercise-response/

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1550413116304909

गोवर्धन पूजा & इंद्र

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Govardhan

आधिभौतिक अर्थको आधिदैविकअर्थसे अदल-बदल करना नहीं चाहिए|

गौ – भौतिक
गौपालक – भौतिक
गोवर्धन – भौतिक
इंद्र – दैविक

ये कैसे?

इंद्र – भौतिक – राजा/राज्य (कंस/मथुरा)
इंद्र-पूजा भौतिक = राज्याश्रित गौपालन (Subsidized / State dependent / State governed processed fodder/hormone injections for milk production/artificial insemination)
इंद्र आक्रमण भौतिक – State atrocity

गोवर्धन पूजा – गोचर पूजा / Cultivation of jungle based pasture for cows.

आधिदैविक इंद्रकी पूजातो करनी ही है! Without इंद्र, गौवर्धन (इन्द्रिय रक्षण) कैसे?

Need to contemplate on this. Open for discussions and corrections.
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गोवर्धन पूजा के सम्बन्ध में एक लोकगाथा प्रचलित है। कथा यह है कि देवराज इन्द्र को अभिमान हो गया था। इन्द्र का अभिमान चूर करने हेतु भगवान श्री कृष्ण जो स्वयं लीलाधारी श्री हरि विष्णु के अवतार हैं ने एक लीला रची। प्रभु की इस लीला में यूं हुआ कि एक दिन उन्होंने देखा के सभी बृजवासी उत्तम पकवान बना रहे हैं और किसी पूजा की तैयारी में जुटे। श्री कृष्ण ने बड़े भोलेपन से मईया यशोदा से प्रश्न किया ” मईया ये आप लोग किनकी पूजा की तैयारी कर रहे हैं” कृष्ण की बातें सुनकर मैया बोली लल्ला हम देवराज इन्द्र की पूजा के लिए अन्नकूट की तैयारी कर रहे हैं। मैया के ऐसा कहने पर श्री कृष्ण बोले मैया हम इन्द्र की पूजा क्यों करते हैं? मैईया ने कहा वह वर्षा करते हैं जिससे अन्न की पैदावार होती है उनसे हमारी गायों को चारा मिलता है। भगवान श्री कृष्ण बोले हमें तो गोर्वधन पर्वत की पूजा करनी चाहिए क्योंकि हमारी गाये वहीं चरती हैं, इस दृष्टि से गोर्वधन पर्वत ही पूजनीय है और इन्द्र तो कभी दर्शन भी नहीं देते व पूजा न करने पर क्रोधित भी होते हैं अत: ऐसे अहंकारी की पूजा नहीं करनी चाहिए।

लीलाधारी की लीला और माया से सभी ने इन्द्र के बदले गोवर्घन पर्वत की पूजा की। देवराज इन्द्र ने इसे अपना अपमान समझा और मूसलाधार वर्षा शुरू कर दी। प्रलय के समान वर्षा देखकर सभी बृजवासी भगवान कृष्ण को कोसने लगे कि, सब इनका कहा मानने से हुआ है। तब मुरलीधर ने मुरली कमर में डाली और अपनी कनिष्ठा उंगली पर पूरा गोवर्घन पर्वत उठा लिया और सभी बृजवासियों को उसमें अपने गाय और बछडे़ समेत शरण लेने के लिए बुलाया। इन्द्र कृष्ण की यह लीला देखकर और क्रोधित हुए फलत: वर्षा और तेज हो गयी। इन्द्र का मान मर्दन के लिए तब श्री कृष्ण ने सुदर्शन चक्र से कहा कि आप पर्वत के ऊपर रहकर वर्षा की गति को नियत्रित करें और शेषनाग से कहा आप मेड़ बनाकर पानी को पर्वत की ओर आने से रोकें।

इन्द्र लगातार सात दिन तक मूसलाधार वर्षा करते रहे तब उन्हे एहसास हुआ कि उनका मुकाबला करने वाला कोई आम मनुष्य नहीं हो सकता अत: वे ब्रह्मा जी के पास पहुंचे और सब वृतान्त कह सुनाया। ब्रह्मा जी ने इन्द्र से कहा कि आप जिस कृष्ण की बात कर रहे हैं वह भगवान विष्णु के साक्षात अंश हैं और पूर्ण पुरूषोत्तम नारायण हैं। ब्रह्मा जी के मुंख से यह सुनकर इन्द्र अत्यंत लज्जित हुए और श्री कृष्ण से कहा कि प्रभु मैं आपको पहचान न सका इसलिए अहंकारवश भूल कर बैठा। आप दयालु हैं और कृपालु भी इसलिए मेरी भूल क्षमा करें। इसके पश्चात देवराज इन्द्र ने मुरलीधर की पूजा कर उन्हें भोग लगाया।

इस पौराणिक घटना के बाद से ही गोवर्घन पूजा की जाने लगी। बृजवासी इस दिन गोवर्घन पर्वत की पूजा करते हैं। गाय बैल को इस दिन स्नान कराकर उन्हें रंग लगाया जाता है व उनके गले में नई रस्सी डाली जाती है। गाय और बैलों को गुड़ और चावल मिलाकर खिलाया जाता है।

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Need to re-read Bhagwat again.

Deepawali : भारतीय राष्‍ट्रीय विजय उत्सव

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Friends often ask me for my relatively new Avatar in last decade and half who is radically different than who I was🙂

“Why do I care so much about child development, food and environment nowadays?

Why do I want our tribe (The small minority of like minded friends and family members) to live more than 100 years?”
Here is the short answer.

किं शत शारदाय ?
Why do you want to live 100 years or beyond maximum age possible for human body?

राष्ट्र मृत्याय मत्सखि |राष्ट्र मृत्याय|
To die for my Nation my friend! To die for National causes!
And so that following can be averted:

परा तत् सिच्यते राष्ट्रं ब्राह्मणो यत्र जीयते|
Nation where intellectual reformers (warriors) suffer, is destined for unpleasant & disastrous destiny.

राष्ट्र = ‘Bhu’ भू – where culture of the land thrives. Where dharma prevails. Do not imagine modern National boundaries.

Celebration

This spirit was kindled by Bhagwan Rama, not only in वानर सेना but in entire भारत वर्ष during his वन यात्रा! Awakening critical mass of the land by making realize value of Dharma.

Festivals at my motherland were never announced randomly as ‘Days’ but were designed for specific purpose. Historical stories associated with Diwali – festival of lights, depicts that it is one unique festival associated with National glory and celebration of societal goodness(सात्विकता) win over asuric forces. Diwali was never designed to celebrate personal wins/glories…Following stories clearly tells that Diwali is national festival to celebrate Nation’s win over evil forces.

-Lord Raam completed 14 years exile with glorious win over asuric forces and returned back on this day.
-Lord Krishna killed Narkasur on this day.
-Lord Krishna lifted Govardhan mountain
-Return of Pandavas after 12 years exile.

What do you think? Why did Pandava or Raam go to Jungle?For pastime and fun/family picnic/outing like we plan trips to Thailand/Dubai/Europe with family? Think about it. They were on mission to eradicate darkness of clouded psyche of majority of their Nation who were living animal type life. Wherever they went, they transformed local people. (For more details, read Ramayana and Mahabharata)

Therefore, Diwali is National Winning celebration. Day when we must celebrate our Nation’s win. Day when we must celebrate our efforts for Nation Building.How many hours did we spend for nation building since last Diwali? As a part of our dharma duties, it has to be at least 1/4th of year i.e. 365/4 = 90 days = 3 months worth time (remaining 3/4 is reserved for our personal life)

Animal Farms, Antibiotics and Risks to Vegetarians

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Don’t get surprised by random infections cases around.

If you share locality with non-veg eaters whose dead animals come from industrial animal farm, you also share gutter with them and all antibiotic pollution and resistance. And this is true for all non-veg eaters as they really don’t have control over their food chain.

The Infectious Diseases Society of America estimates that antibiotic resistance is costing the U.S. health care sector between $21 and $34 billion a year.

 

For your kind information:

Indian Govt and all state govt(s) are sleeping on this issue. Will wake up when situation will go out of control. Guj Govt even gives subsidy for poultry business, even by violating rule that no poultry can start within 500 m of human habitat ! Mr. Narendra Modi openly promoted it in his speeches.

 

 


Research


Doctors Call on Hospitals to Oppose the Overuse Of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture

https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2015/10/136411/doctors-call-hospitals-oppose-overuse-antibiotics-animal-agriculture

To help stop the spread of antibiotic resistance, UC San Francisco scientists are urging hospitals around the country to stop buying meat from animals that were given antibiotics for growth promotion.

For the last two years, UCSF Medical Center has been phasing out meat from animals that were routinely fed antibiotics, and now nearly a third of the meat served to patients, as well as in the medical center’s cafeterias and catering operations, comes from animals that were only given antibiotics in the case of illness.

Experts warn that the overuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture is endangering human health. Agricultural use accounts for nearly 80 percent of the antibiotics sold in the United States, and the vast majority are from classes used to treat infections in people.

“This practice encourages the development of resistance,” said Thomas B. Newman, MD, MPH, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, as well as pediatrics at UCSF, and an author of the commentary, which appeared in the Oct. 15 issue of the American Journal of Public Health. “Antibiotics are now more and more recognized as a precious resource that needs to be managed sustainably.”

 

Cospeciation : Coevolution, Gut Microbes and role of Prana

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This science paper confirms eternity of प्राण | Bacteria are manifestation of वैश्विक प्राण | So, not all Gut bacteria are acquired at birth! Some of them followed eternal journey with us!! And they depend upon host lineages!
 
“Gut bacteria therefore are not simply acquired from the environment, but have coevolved for millions of years with hominids to help shape our immune systems and development.”
 
Like how Prana drives growth of body from conception to birth to the youth, same Prana manifest microbial bacteria in GUT as per the need !
 
Our gutter-satisfying eating habits, medications ruin the legacy received from lineages!
 
“The evolutionary origins of the bacterial lineages that populate the human gut are unknown. Here we show that multiple lineages of the predominant bacterial taxa in the gut arose via cospeciation with humans, chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas over the past 15 million years. Analyses of strain-level bacterial diversity within hominid gut microbiomes revealed that clades of Bacteroidaceae and Bifidobacteriaceae have been maintained exclusively within host lineages across hundreds of thousands of host generations. Divergence times of these cospeciating gut bacteria are congruent with those of hominids, indicating that nuclear, mitochondrial, and gut bacterial genomes diversified in concert during hominid evolution. This study identifies human gut bacteria descended from ancient symbionts that speciated simultaneously with humans and the African apes.”
 

Cospeciation of gut microbiota with hominids

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6297/380

Human-microbiota coevolution

The bacteria that make their home in the intestines of modern apes and humans arose from ancient bacteria that colonized the guts of our common ancestors. Moeller et al. have developed a method to compare rapidly evolving gyrB gene sequences in fecal samples from humans and wild chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas (see the Perspective by Segre and Salafsky). Comparison of the gyrB phylogenies of major bacterial lineages reveals that they mostly match the apehominid phylogeny, except for some rare symbiont transfers between primate species. Gut bacteria therefore are not simply acquired from the environment, but have coevolved for millions of years with hominids to help shape our immune systems and development.

Antibiotics: gut bacteria massacre followed by brain cells impotency

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Antibiotics that kill gut bacteria also stop growth of new brain cells
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Antibiotics
 
This is probably 100th post on Antibiotics from my wall. Reason I repeat it is to make parents and would-be parents aware about the long lasting impact.
 
We see out GUT as gutter and treat it like a slave.
We don’t care to control food habits of our children.
We hardly cook as per the science of cooking.
We eat more processed food then ever!
 
Result? Unforeseen impact.
 
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Antibiotics strong enough to kill off gut bacteria can also stop the growth of new brain cells in the hippocampus, a section of the brain associated with memory, reports a study in mice published May 19 in Cell Reports. Researchers also uncovered a clue to why– a type of white blood cell seems to act as a communicator between the brain, the immune system, and the gut.
 
“We found prolonged antibiotic treatment might impact brain function,” says senior author Susanne Asu Wolf of the Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin, Germany. “But probiotics and exercise can balance brain plasticity and should be considered as a real treatment option.”
 
http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/abstract/S2211-1247(16)30518-6?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS2211124716305186%3Fshowall%3Dtrue

What Plants talk about?

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Sentimental Animal activists often cite that plants have no brain. Their attitude towards plants is like machine!
 
For me, they are as ignorant as those who indulge in mass slaughter based diet.
 
In my culture, we believe plants equally sensitive. We don’t cut plants any day any time! Before receiving food from plant, we do worship and say sorry for this part of the food received.
 
We wait for crop’s aging and natural death. We don’t eat sprouted seeds! We never treat plants 24×7 slaves. We eat seasonal food. We never seek exotic vegetables and fruits! We worship Tulsi and Mango! We don’t see them as object to be consumed as most Vegans do!
 
Who is more sensitive? 😉
 
That is why, instead of food jihad, I suggest Food Sensitivity. Being local, intuitively following local food is the way! And not replacing food with Vitamin D3 and B12 pills! 😀 (Go to any Vegan group, only talk they are involved is , either finding substitute pills or sentimentally brainwashing netizens)
 
It is certainly tomfoolery to force Eskimo to eat leafy vegetables! And same is to force grass land habitat like us to go and eat exotic Olive and Canola!
 
Watch this!! Must!
 

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