What Heroes are Made of

German troops invaded Denmark in April 1940 and continued to occupy the country for the following five years. Before the war began the Danish government had been unwise to cut defence spending. Hence the people were ill-equipped to defend themselves. How they were to rue the desperate situation that followed. Recently, I read of a true hero from that time, […]

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Sowing in the Darkest Hour

I met a beautiful young woman recently outside my training centre. She was happily married and was enjoying her work as a newly educated staff nurse. I was so thrilled to see that her life had turned out so well. My thoughts went twelve years back. My youngest son had been placed in a home for mentally ill young people after […]

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“Gladiator Diet”

Originally posted on From one Heart to Another:
As a young person and an adult I have suffered a lot from conseqvences of the dentist using amalgam or heavy metal in the teeths fillings. What made it worse was that my father loved to use a lot of strong delutions making a lot of different things in our cellar under the house. Wooden things and things made by metal. The result was that I never felt fresh. After many years I found out that the amalgam had to be taken out. in the 90-thies I lived in Sweden with my 4 children and Sweden was far ahead of Denmark in regard to understandig this health problem. Some years later the symphoms were coming back and I got new treatments by a very wise Danish doctor by American origin. He had a medication that could neutralize the amalgam poison.I will never forget a story he told his patients getting treatment with high dosis C.vitamin. He said that a diet of “gladiator kost” would help to minimize the risk of cancer from poisening us. “Kost” in Danish is food or diet. Scelets from strong gladiators had been found in antique graves and from analizing their bones these strong healthy young men had lived on a diet consisting of dry beans, chikpeas and lentils and porridge made from barley. I am always thinking of this, when I often make dishes from these foods. You…

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