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Foods Rich Vitamin B17
Vitamin B17?: Since the early 1950s, a modified form of amygdalin has been promoted under the names laetrile and "vitamin b17" as a cancer cure. In reality, laetrile is not a vitamin, and studies have found it to be ineffective, dangerously toxic due to its cyanide content, and potentially lethal. Medical experts issue a strong warning against its use. ...Read more
No: Amygdalin is sold under this name but it's not a vitamin. This is the laetrile fraud -- the most vicious of all the historic cancer quack regimens, and the most profitable to its proponents. Sadly, it's still around. There's nothing spiritual about "keeping an open mind" about a proven, vicious scan. Simply shun these people and don't reward them with even a little of your money. ...Read more
It's fake: B17 is a fictitious vitamin. It was the basis of the most vicious of all cancer scams -- laetrile -- which created over 100 new millionaires during the 1970s. Everything you read about it being beneficial to your health is a cynical lie. Please be discerning, Anton. Don't reward these people's deceiving you with even a small amount of your honestly-earned money. ...Read more
Rotten health fraud: Of all the quack cancer schemes, the b17 / laetrile fraud is at the bottom of the barrel. During its heyday, it generated over 100 new millionaires and continues to enrich those who perfectly well that it is fake by preying on your desperation. These people are utterly cynical, present themselves as persecuted humanitarians, and specifically target church people. Don't reward their evil. ...Read more
This is a scam: There is no such thing as vitamin b17. "laetrile" was the most lucrative of all the cancer frauds, went to the us supreme court, and made over 100 new millionaires off desperate people. It's still being peddled among "social conservatives." you need to shun anybody who has told you that this vitamin exists / prevents/ treats cancer; they are sophisticated criminals. ...Read more
No: Vitamin b17 is not a vitamin, but an utterly cynical scam from the 1970's with rich right-wingers ripping off poor right-wingers. You are being targeted for a sucker. Examine the court transcripts in the laetrile rutherford case and decide if you want these people do do your thinking. It's still sold as "apricots from god", but failed every basic test. ...Read more
No: There is no medically recognized vitamin b 17. It is one of the treatments touted by charlatans and has been going on for years. ...Read more
Wishful thinking: Jg, all of us -- myself included -- want to believe disinformation campaigns offering false hope. Yes, real medicine has problems. But think -- no conspiracy could be this vast. Real science is the most cutthroat of all human activities. If mms (industrial-strength bleach to drink), "vitamin b17" (usually amygdalin) or dichloroacetate worked, a real scientist would prove it & win the nobel prize. ...Read more
The Hunzas eat 200x the amount of Vitamin B17 that we eat - yet they are cancer free & NO incidences of cyanide poisoning! How do you explain that?
Explanation: Numbers is looking scary, but the problem is that remedies what is under name of Vitamin B 17 not really vitamin. Cyanide, what is part of this remedy, in extremely small amount, and no real knowledge about maximum dose and safety. You can call 1-800-222-1222 for Poison Help. ...Read more
It's worthless: Laetrile / "vitamin B17" (there is no such vitamin) was the most elaborate, cruel, and cynical of all the historic cancer frauds. There was over 100 new millionaires and not a single case demonstrating benefit. Cancer patients are vulnerable and thus are easy marks. Don't let someone pretending to be a "humanitarian" or "exposing a conspiracy" get money by deceiving you. ...Read more
What happens if you take vitamin B12 alongside laetrile will you survive cancer and cyanide intoxication?
Not sure: However, hydroxocobalamin is the form of b12 used to combat cyanide poisoning. ...Read more
Fruits and vegetable: Foods rich in vit c include: papaya, citrus fruits (oranges, lemons, limes grapefruit), parsley, broccoli, bell pepper, strawberries, cauliflower, kale, mustard greens, kiwi fruit, cantaloupe, brussels sprouts. Fruit juices are usually fortified with c. Vitamin a foods: sweet potatoes, carrots, dark leafy greens, liver, paprika, butternut squash, cantaloupe, dried herbs, dried apricots, lettuce. ...Read more
Usually meats: Liver, eggs, pork, corned beef, turkey, shellfish. ...Read more
Only if on coumadin (warfarin):
I can't think of any reason for anyone to avoid foods rich in vitamin E (studies suggesting e is not safe used synthetic e- no evidence natural e is unsafe).
Vitamin k is extremely beneficial but can interfere with coumadin (warfarin). But if on Coumadin (warfarin) you could still eat foods rich in vit. K & adjust dose accordingly. I do not like Coumadin (warfarin) partly because its effects on vit k- please see my comment. ...Read more
I don't understand your question.
D3 is available in 2% or skim milk.
It is also available over the counter at little cost. 1000 unit tablets, usually 150 to a bottle, costs less than $10.
D3 does not need to be added to food - take once a day - and certainly does not need to be heated. ...Read more
Sounds like a good idea to me
go to vitamndcouncil. Org for more info. ...Read more
This would seem to be unlikely to me
also it would still be a reasonable idea to get your vit d level checked. ...Read more