About 48 million people get food borne illness every year in the U.S., which may even be underestimated. In this episode, we talk about:
--That 128,000 people are hospitalized every year and 3,000 die every year in America from food borne illness. And how IV's have reduced the death rate from this type of illness.
--How symptoms of food borne illness can appear as much as two weeks after ingesting the problematic food.
--The Oxygen drops product carried by The Prather Practice and used by the U.S. Military for quick relief of food poisoning, which Dr. Prather suggests everyone keep in their medicine cabinet.
--When someone should go to the hospital with their food poisoning symptoms. And how Guillain-Barre Syndrome can be caused by food poisoning.
--The activated charcoal and clay products that absorb toxins and can damage parasites.
--Why Dr. Prather orders cooked foods at restaurants and avoids uncooked foods like salads when he eats out. And why Dr. Prather calls Pork and Chicken "dirty meats" that should always be fully cooked, but says the inside of Beef can be rare without causing too much difficulty.
--The 3 things Dr. Prather recommends for people who have food borne illness.
--The diagnostic test everyone should have at least once a year to determine the health of your gut flora. And why Dr. Prather says "your health comes from your gut", which is 80% of your immune system.
--How food borne illnesses can be long-lasting and turn into a chronic problem including: Cancer, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Liver Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, emotional issues, and even miscarriages.
--The connection between hand washing and the "Happy Birthday" song that Dr. Prather's Mom taught to her grandchildren. And the surfactant products Dr. Prather recommends for washing vegetables.