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More On Failure To Heal

In an earlier post, we wrote that today’s biochemistry defines disease as failure to heal. This biochemistry further shows that failure to heal is caused by the modern American diet. What is wrong with this diet? Too much sugar, starch, and vegetable fats and oils, and not enough protein, and fats and oils derived from animals and fish.
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Failure to Heal is the Elephant in the Living Room

A major function of a healthy body is to continuously heal itself against almost every type of insult. Damage occurs constantly from microorganisms, cosmic rays, etc, and the body works constantly to heal itself. From my side of the world, disease is defined as failure to heal. Failure to heal in a skin wound results in a backup type of healing called scar tissue. Failure to heal in the brain causes scar tissue in the brain that experts can see during autopsy. This tissue is said to be the cause of Alzheimer’s disease.
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Ketosis, Ketone Bodies, And Ketoacidosis – An Excerpt From Modern Nutritional Diseases, 2nd Edition

The cover or Modern Nutritional Diseases by Frank and Alice Ottoboni
Cover of the 1st Edition of Modern Nutritional Diseases by Frank and Alice Ottoboni
The following text is excerpted from Lipids (Chapter 8) of Modern Nutritional Diseases, 2nd Edition.

Ketone Bodies and Ketosis: Ketones are organic chemicals in which an interior carbon in a molecule forms a double bond with an oxygen molecule. Acetone, a familiar chemical, is the smallest ketone possible. It is composed of three carbons, with the double bond to oxygen on the middle carbon. Biological ketone bodies include acetone, larger ketones, and biochemicals that can become ketones. The most important of the ketone bodies are hydroxybutyrate and acetoacetate, both of which are formed from condensation of two acetyl CoA molecules. Acetone is formed from a nonenzymatic decarboxylation of acetoacetate.
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