Pineal Gland Experiment [Food Diary Week 2]

Fluoride Side Effects

Still focusing on the Pineal Gland for the next few weeks to just be conscious of adding more of these types of things into my daily protocol. Related Posts:

You can download my intention for this plan from the Facebook group here.

Mon 16th Jun 2014


Weather Check: Not bad 16°C
Mood Check: Tired, Foggy, Bleh, Anxious, Agitated, Nervous, Overwhelmed
Sleep Check:
12 Hours (Yup!)

Thick Green SmoothieChicken DimSims & Avocado SushiFoot Reflexology & Oil MassageChicken Tenders & Kale/Rocket Salad

After yesterday not getting more than 2.5 hours sleep, I made up for it last night by having another 12 hour sleep. My head is heavy. I feel like I could probably get upset or frustrated very easily over nothing.

In reflection, I’m wondering if I’m having side-effects from the Ginseng. Known side effects are: trouble sleeping, agitation, headache, menstrual problems, dizziness, drowsiness. Caffeine can increase the side effects. So maybe my trouble sleeping and agitation and brain fog is caused by Ginseng + coffee. And for this reason, I’m going to stop taking Ginseng this week.

  • Coffee x 2
  • Tyrosine x 1 tsp
  • Coffee
  • Green Smoothie
    • Red Cabbage, Cucumber, Celery, Parsley, Coriander, Kale, Radish, Mandarin, Bananas
    • Moringa, Chia, Hemp, Cacao, Black Seed, Turmeric, Maca, Dandelion Root, Nettle, Vitamin C, Filtered Water, Coconut Oil
  • Pancake
  • Brazil Nut
  • Wheatgrass x 4
  • 5 Dates
  • Hot shower & Body Scrubbing
  • Hydrogen Peroxide drops in ears
  • Avocado Sushi & Chicken DimSim Skewer Takeaway before Massage
  • Foot Reflexology (30 mins) & Oil Massage (45 mins) to try and move lymphatic system as I felt like crap today, heavy in skull, emotional, agitated
  • 2 x Chicken Tenders with Paprika, Garam Masala, Turmeric, Cayenne Pepper
  • Coffee
  • Baby Kale, Baby Rocket, Carrot/Beetroot Strips, Radish, Spring Onion
  • Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Walnuts, Flaked Almonds, Nori Flakes, ACV, Olive Oil
  • Blue Ice x 1
  • Hot Shower & Lymphatic Massage
  • 3 Dates
  • Neem Seed Skin Concoction (skin actually looked better today – not sure if its this or the other things I’m doing though, but impressed enough to keep going for a while and see what results I get)
  • Magnesium Oil on knees
  • MSM 1/2 tsp
  • Dates & Shredded Coconut
  • Chai Tea
  • 2L Water throughout day
  • Olive Leaf Extract
  • Listening to non-stop Abraham Hicks playlist (all night last night and all night tonight), it’s like 329 videos.. totally awesome, and exactly what I need right now.. need to try and find a way to get back in alignment with myself. Currently listening to the Abraham Hicks 2014 Playlist

Tues 17th Jun 2014


Weather Check: Cold 10°C
Mood Check:Feeling much better than yesterday, still not back to myself though
Sleep Check:
6 Hours

Coconut Water Green SmoothieVeg Burger SaladFresh JuiceTender Salad Mash

Not sure what is going on with my emotions.. I’m “almost” 100% certain that it is something to do with what I’m eating/supplementing, but I cannot figure out which is the culprit, but I’m definitely not 100%.. I’m not my happy self.. I’m not looking forward to anything, everything is upsetting me.. I get teary just thinking about getting teary.. it’s ridiculous. I’m fine.. calm, content, then bam, *nothing* will move my energy and I’ll feel at an all time low… or I’ll get agitated.. or I’ll get angry.. or I’ll start to hold back tears, or I’ll get frustrated.. I haven’t experienced this for a long time. I mean, every now and then, I get emotional or stressed, but this is definitely a ‘different’ type.. it’s an ‘out-of-character’ emotional rollercoaster ride for me.. like stress / anger / sadness / frustration all at once.. it’s just “weird”. I really want to find out what is doing this. Hopefully it’s temporary and something is being “cleaned out”.

It would be great to figure out what is causing this so that I can avoid it in future, or pre-warn others.. or even see if it’s a necessity when going through this. Currently I’m “off” the Ginseng and the Melatonin which to me are the ‘iffiest’ things I’ve added to my experiment. And today I didn’t add MSM or Vitamin C to my water, and instead put 6 drops of Zeolite in, just because in the “past”, MSM (I blame my current brand) has bothered me. I also skipped the wheatgrass & chlorella today.

This experiment has way more supplements than I normally take, and definitely not something I would ever do long-term. And it’s actually hard to “keep up” to what my plan contained.. it’s impossible to do everything “on my list” unless I was doing nothing but focusing on this and timing everything to the hour or 2 because some things can’t be taken near others, and there are not many studies on which supplement might not work well with others, etc.

So these “effects” I’m having in my emotions and body (I have shoulder pain too), I wonder if I’m just trying way too many things at once, and that if I was to continue to have this many supplements, that my body would probably benefit more from “resting” rather than trying to continue on with my normal life.

  • 2 x Coffee’s
  • Apple Cider Vinegar in Warm Water (yes, I did this the wrong way around – oops.. well actually, I shouldn’t be on *any* caffeine right now)
  • Tyrosine 1/2 tsp
  • 4 Dates, 2 Brazil Nuts
  • Green Smoothie
    • Bananas, Mandarin, Parsley, Baby Kale, Baby Rocket, Beetroot, Carrot, Radish
    • Coconut Water, Coconut Oil, Moringa, Chia, Hemp, Cacao, Turmeric, Maca, Nettle
  • Black Seed Oil 500mg
  • Veggie Burger with Turmeric, Cayenne Pepper, Coconut Oil
  • Baby Kale, Baby Rocket, Walnuts, Almonds, Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Beetroot, Radish, Carrot, Apple Cider Vinegar, Olive Oil
  • Fresh Juice #1 (Carrot, Apple, Lemon, Ginger, Celery, Watermelon)
  • Small Latte
  • Potato Cake
  • 750ml Water with 6 x drops Zeolite
  • Fresh Juice #2 (Carrot, Apple, Lemon, Ginger, Celery, Beetroot, Watermelon)
  • Coffee
  • Chicken Tender with Paprika, Turmeric, Cayenne Pepper, Coconut Oil
  • Baby Kale, Baby Rocket, Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Almonds, Spring Onion
  • Apple Cider Vinegar, Olive Oil, Mustard Powder, Black Pepper, Nori Flakes
  • Steamed Red Cabbage
  • Mashed Cauliflower, Potato, and Parsley with Nutritional Yeast, Black Pepper, Turmeric, Cayenne Pepper, Olive Oil, Butter
  • Oregano Oil 1,500mg
  • Water 2.2L
  • Coffee
  • Blue Ice x 1
  • Listened to this podcast on the way home from work today and I love it – this guy talks about the same experience I had and shows how others can experience the “reset” button apparently without having to go through the trauma that I went through.. “Quantum Physiques: Bestselling Author And Awakening Coach Arjuna Ardagh
  • Neem Seed Oil Skin Concoction (no longer bothering with the scalp/hand concoction – cos it just stinks too much, but at least the skin one has subdued by morning)
  • Listening to Kirtan tracks on bandcamp.com while sleeping.. trying to find a specific one that I can’t get out of my head.. can’t find it yet, but found some nice ones while hunting..
  • 1.) Ra Ma Da Sa
    2.) Shiva Shankara
    3.) Ho’oponopono

Wed 18th Jun 2014


Weather Check: Cool 14°C
Mood Check:Feeling good!
Sleep Check:
6.5 Hours

Rosette RockOrgan Pipes


Shoulder MassageCabbage Stirfry

Aside from these sore shoulders of mine, and a little back pain that has come out of nowhere, I’m back to my former, happy self. I’m still taking a lot less supplements than last week, and taking less than the “plan” for this week, which was supposed to be ramped up :) But I think I have to listen to my body – it’s obviously having a bit of a sook about something that I’m doing, and unfortunately it could be one of many different things, or the whole combination. Had a great walk with my sister first thing this morning, had a shoulder massage to try and get help aid whatever is going on with them right now, and tonight I think we are out of hot water, but if there is any left, I’m heading for a magnesium bath.. otherwise, tomorrow.

  • Coffee
  • Arginine 3/4 tsp
  • Wheatgrass x 4
  • Banana, Raisin, 2 Brazil Nuts
  • Water on Nature Walk
  • Medium Latte
  • Coffee
  • Green Smoothie
    • Bananas, Mandarin, Parsley, Baby Kale, Baby Rocket, Beetroot, Carrot, Radish
    • Coconut Water, Coconut Oil, Moringa, Chia, Hemp, Cacao, Turmeric, Maca, Nettle
  • 1 tsp Tyrosine
  • 300ml Water
  • Shoulder Massage
  • Cabbage & Quinoa Stirfry x 2 HUGE plates.. yum:
  • Green Cabbage, Red Cabbage, Beef Mince, Brown Onion, Spring Onion, Garlic, Ginger, Tomatoes, Red Capsicum, Carrot, Beetroot, Broccoli, Celery, Brussels Sprouts, Fresh Coriander
  • Turmeric, Cayenne Pepper, Black Pepper, Vegetable Stock, Mild Curry, Chilli Flakes, Cumin, Coriander
  • Quinoa, Green Beans
  • Oregano Oil 1,500mg
  • 2 Coffee’s
  • Banana, Handful Dates
  • Still on a marathon of Abraham Hicks Playlists.. mainly from this guy’s YouTube channel right now Abraham Hicks Playlists
  • Magnesium Oil on legs & shoulders
  • Neem Seed Oil skin concoction on my face
  • 750ml Water today
  • Melatonin 5mg

Thurs 18th Jun 2014


Weather Check: Cold 11°C
Mood Check:Feeling good!
Sleep Check: 8
Hours

Leftover Quinoa/Cabbage StirfryHealthy Banana & Date SlicePumpkin & Spinach Rissotto

This morning I coughed up a lot of mucus (1/3 cup). Grossed out? I don’t care. When I was the sickest and I first started detoxing, I was coughing up 1.5 Litres per day (this is the end of last year sometime). So when I get symptoms like this, I wonder 2 things:
1.) Is it because of something I ate yesterday, that my body is doing it’s job and detoxing.., or
2.) Is something, like a supplement etc, doing it’s job and causing more things to detox from my body
I don’t know if I’ll be able to know the answer to that question this week or not, because today’s diet is similar to yesterday’s (I’m thinking the quinoa dish last night if it’s #1) and having rice for dinner tonight when I’ve been ‘off grains’ could affect me in a negative way too (although I feel fine 2 hours later – yippee).

  • Coffee
  • Wheatgrass x 4
  • Large Banana, Handful Dates
  • Large Latte
  • 150ml Water
  • Leftover Cabbage & Quinoa Stirfry from yesterday
  • Oregano Oil 1,500mg
  • Xylitol Mouthwash
  • Neem Seed Skin Concoction
  • Neem Seed Hair Concoction
  • 2 Brazil Nuts, Dates, Walnuts
  • Banana, Date, and Oat Slice – including half the mixture as I was preparing it.. yum.. (So maybe the equivalent of 2.5 large ones)
    (Bananas, Dates, Hemp Seeds, Black Seeds, Maca Powder, Walnuts, Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Cacao Powder, Bicarb, Himilayan Salt, Cinnamon)
  • 1/2 cup Chai Tea
  • 350ml Water with 6 x Zeolite drops
  • Dry Skin Brushing
  • 300ml Water with 1 tsp MSM
  • Hydrogen Peroxide in Ears
  • Olive Leaf Extract 1 capful
  • Super Hot Magnesium Bath (3 Handfuls Ancient Minerals Magnesium Flakes)
  • Cool Shower, Oil Pulling with Sunflower Oil, Xylitol Mouthwash
  • Bit of a Headache now..
  • Pumpkin, Spinach, Chicken Risotto courtesy of my nephew who refused to eat dinner that his mum made him tonight because “it’s got green bits in it” ,, so I helped myself to 3 bowlfuls :) (Thanks sis!.. and thanks Zane!)
  • BlueIce x1
  • Listening to another Abraham Hicks Marathon – ‘A New Breed of Abraham Hicks’ playlist
  • 3 x Activated Charcoal
  • 500ml Water

I purchased Xylitol today after listening to a podcast episode about it (Quantum Physiques: (5/30/12): A Joe Rogan Excerpt Proves He Embraces Chemical Anarchy!). On the podcast he mentions that he uses xylitol as a mouthwash to prevent cavities, that there was a study done in Belize on school children who were given gum to chew several times a day – some were given ordinary gum and others were given gum with sorbitol or xylitol. After 40 months, the xylitol group experienced 73% fewer caries, sorbitol group a reduction of 26%, and those on the normal sucrose gum had 120% more cavities.I was not really much interested in any ‘natural sweeteners’ before hearing this but I’m always interested in natural ways to prevent teeth damage. It’s also been shown to prevent demineralization and hardens the lining of existing cavities. I have to get over the fact that I’m actually putting “sugar” on my teeth to prevent damage, and I want to do some further research myself before actually using it.[1][2][3][4]

Xylitol for sucking, mouth rinsing and tooth brushing – (At least) 3 times a day, take half a teaspoon of xylitol powder (or more) and rinse your mouth with the xylitol-saliva mixture which will form for 3 to 5 minutes a time, then spit. Alternatively, use the xylitol-saliva mix as if it were toothpaste and brush your teeth with it for 3 to 6 minutes. Do not rinse your mouth afterwards, washing out with water markedly reduces xylitol’s positive effect.Dr. Bruhn
Newer research has actually shown that the quantity is not the most important, but the number of exposures throughout the day. We want to get at least 4-5 exposures of 100% xylitol spread throughout the day.Xylitol.org

Fri 20th Jun 2014


Weather Check: Not bad 13°C
Mood Check: Busy but Calm
Sleep Check:
8 Hours

Healthy Banana & Date SlicePaprika Chicken SaladFreshly Squeezed JuiceSteamed Veggies, Veg Burger, Fried Egg
Packing up this morning, moving boxes, sorting boxes, etc. So wasn’t really focused on this experiment, just “getting things done”.. so lots of coffee’s and a banana & date thing anytime I walked past them. Now it’s time to get ready for work tonight.
New symptoms for today.. acne – everywhere.. back, arms, shoulders, face.. part of this detox? something I ate? or some kind of toxin? Hope it’s part of the detox, that the massages, cupping, and stuff I’m doing is finally moving “something”.

  • 2 x Banana & Date Thingies
  • 2 x Coffee
  • 2 x Banana & Date Thingies
  • 1 x Coffee
  • Paprika Chicken Salad
    (Chicken tenders x 2 with Paprika, Turmeric, Cayenne Pepper, Coconut Oil)
    (Baby Kale & Baby Rocket with Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Flaked Almonds, Walnuts, Spring Onion)
    (Dressing: Olive Oil, Apple Cider Vinegar, Black Pepper, Nori Flakes, and Mustard Powder)
  • Oregano Oil 1,500mg
  • 750ml water + 7 drops Liquid Zeolite
  • Xylitol mouthwash
  • Fresh Juice (Carrot, Apple, Lemon, Celery, Beetroot, Watermelon)
  • Large Latte with 1 Sugar
  • Quick 10pm dinner…
    Baby Rocket Leaves, Spring Onion, Red Capsicum, Tasty Cheese
    Steamed Brussels Sprouts, Green Cabbage, Cauliflower, Green Beans, Olive Oil
    Veggie Burger with Turmeric & Cayenne Pepper with Coconut Oil
    Fried Egg with Butter
  • 1 x Blue Ice
  • 750ml Water

Sat 21st Jun 2014


Weather Check: Icy 11°C
Mood Check: Distant
Sleep Check:
7 Hours

Freshly Squeezed JuiceEggs, Baby Rocket, Tomato, Capsicum, OnionChicken Tender, Cauliflower, Brussels SproutsNephews late night “dress-up’s”

Really “out of it” today. Blah. Not unhappy, but not really “with it” either. My diet was crap too, lots of caffeine (6! holy moly!). Didn’t stick to the experiment at all except the juice & zeolite.

  • Coffee
  • Banana & Date Muffins
  • Dates
  • Coffee
  • Banana & Date Muffins
  • 750ml x 6 drops zeolite
  • Large Latte
  • Dates
  • Fresh Juice (Carrot, Apple, Lemon, Beetroot, Celery, Watermelon)
  • Potato Cake
  • Dates
  • 2 Eggs, Muffins, Baby Rocket, Capsicum, Spring Onion, Butter, Cheese, Tomato
  • Coffee x 2
  • Long 3 hour phone call with friend
  • Tim Tams x 2
  • Chicken Tender with Turmeric & Cayenne Pepper & Coconut Oil, Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts, Butter, Bragg’s Seasoning
  • Coffee

Sun 22nd Jun 2014


Weather Check: Cool 12°C
Mood Check: Tired
Sleep Check:
3 Hours

After being guaranteed yesterday that I won’t be called into work today, I’ve now been called in, unfortunately I 100% knew they wouldn’t call me in and I didn’t get enough sleep but I am not rostered any days next week so I cannot turn-away a Sunday-rate shift. The irony. I feel like my eyes won’t open and I hope I’m safe to drive to work.

Was fine at work, and now it’s 1am and I’m still going strong. Came up with a business idea today for when I move to the Sunshine Coast and have been working on it ever since I got home from work (6 hours ago). 

A friend is visiting tomorrow so I hope I get tired soon, but my mind is buzzing from this new business idea.. hard to turn off this tap of ideas :)

  • Coffee x 1
  • Blackstrap Molasses x 1 tsp (yech, but hopefully I get the nutritional benefits of iron, calcium, manganese, copper, potassium, magnesium, vitamin b6 & selenium)
  • Wheatgrass x 4
  • 750ml Water, 7 x Liquid Zeolite
  • McDonalds Chicken Aioli Wrap & Large Latte
  • Dates
  • Coffee
  • Chow Mein (thanks sis)
  • Coffee
  • Dates, Dates, Dates
  • Water





Sources/References:
  1. Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry by Hardy Limeback []
  2. Xylitol – Professional Dental Info []
  3. Xylitol sugar for cleaning and healing teeth, gums and mouth (recommended application according to dentist Dr. Bruhn) []
  4. How to Use Xylitol []

Penny (NaturalHealing.com.au)
Penny (NaturalHealing.com.au)

DISCLAIMER: The information on this website is not medical science or medical advice. I do not have any medical training aside from my own research and interest in this area. The information I publish is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, disorder, pain, injury, deformity, or physical or mental condition. I just report my own results, understanding & research.

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