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Just wanted you to know that I appreciate all the helpful tips you send from time to time. Thank you again and keep doing the best you can to 'save lives.'

Nathalee Dixon
Kingston, Jamaica


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Six Simple Things To Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes
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How To Read and Evaluate Current Literature, Diet Plan Claims and Information
Organic Foods Your Health Planet Earth
The Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup
How Fasting Affects Your Metabolism
The Fallacy of Multiple Small Feedings
The Order of Energy Utilization
14 Simple Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer
Essential Fatty Acids
Twelve Simple Changes to Lower Your Blood Pressure
Twelve Simple Changes to Lower Your Blood Pressure Part II
Angina Doesn't Care If You Are Half-Right
Aspartame (Nutrasweet) -More Dangerous Than High Fructose Corn Syrup
Five Serious Dangers of Low-Carb Diets
Stevia -A Safe Sweetener!
Brown Sugar Is Not Brown Rice
Honey and Meli Maenomenon
What Really Causes Osteoporosis
Proper Nutrition -No Weight Loss Program Can Succeed Without It!
Fifteen Diet Secrets Revealed!
Medical Bankruptcy -The Cost of Illness!
Rugrat -The Dangers of New Carpet
Mesothelioma
Macular Degeneration
Gray Hair Your Liver and He Shou Wu
Four Steps of Hunger Control
Glucagon -Mother Nature's Answer to Aging!
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Really enjoy the newsletter. Find it very informing so thank you. Gave up drinking milk last year after reading your article! Feel much healthier as a result.

Wendy Goodwin
UK


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I appreciate the information. I learned this, not in the same depth, 15 years ago and needed to be reminded how detrimental this is. Knowledge is power.

Lee Ketcham
Cincinnati, Ohio


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"I love this diet because it takes so little time to prepare."

Referring to episodes of hypoglycemia:

"I really like this diet because I do believe the episodes of hypoglycemia are caused by the lo-carb approach, which is wrong for me."

From a latter letter:

"...and the drastic cut-down on sweets, and the diet (I would say I practice most of the time) must be helping......because I am not usually hungry, and have had NO episodes of hypoglycemia ..."

Diane Newman R.N. B.S.N. Hamilton, Ohio


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The Mericle Diet and Me

I have been reading about diet and health since 1986, but The MericleDiet has definitely helped me the most. After following Dr. Mericle's suggestions for over 15 months, I can truthfully say I will never stray from his program. One of the unseen benefits has been the reduction of blood pressure medicine I take. Although I have never been a big consumer of sugar, I now consume even less since I now understand the importance of keeping your insulin levels low. I am now able to keep my blood pressure at an optimal level with half the medication of my pre-MericleDiet days. And, the ease of this program! I always have something yummy and ready to eat! For the first time in my adult life I no longer suffer, and I do mean suffer, from the yo-yo syndrome!

This is absolutely the best program for me and my family...

Kay McIlroy
Colorado Springs


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Hi Doctor , I congratulate you on your mailings , lately about sugars , for sure I will reduce mine and kids use and abuse of sugars , , please can you explain about real honey and I mean real one , We buy directly from a producer that got plenty of beehives . Thanks very much and keep up with the good work.

E.B.
Uruguay



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I had the best dinner tonight, I sauteed some onions and fresh garlic in my wok, then put it on the side then sauteed a red bell pepper, tofu, and broccoli, ( put that on the side) then took some cooked brown rice and fried it up adding water and soy sauce, then added it all together, then made a fresh salad with red onions, spinach leaves,romaine lettuce. That was the best meal I've had in sooooooo long!!!!! mcdonalds ( or any restaurant , for that matter)couldn't touch that meal !!!!! Thanks Yolanda

From another letter:

The best part of this diet is that when I'm finished eating I don't feel guilty, and I don't feel blah, I feel good, nooo I feel GREAT !!!!! for lunch I had potatoes( the way you said to cook them ) and some corn tortillas. Thanks Yolanda

Yolanda Highsmith
Sulphur, Louisiana



Aspartame (Nutrasweet)

More Dangerous to Your Health Than High Fructose Corn Syrup

It's really hard to believe that something could be worse than the intense sugar loads from high fructose corn syrup and sucrose. But, Aspartame ( Equal, Nutrasweet, Equal Measure, Spoonful, Canderal) is even more dangerous to your health.

Aspartame, was first discovered in 1965 when Searle chemist Jim Schlatter, who was developing this drug for another purpose, accidentally licked some from his finger and found it to be sweet tasting. The ingredients in aspartame are phenylalanine(50%), aspartic acid (40%), and methyl alcohol(10%).

Aspartame Approved by the FDA in January 1981

Even after about eight years of steadfast refusal by the FDA to approve this dangerous drug for human consumption, Searle tried one more time, the day after the inauguration of the President in 1981. The previous commissioner of the FDA had been "removed" and a new one installed. Despite his own agency investigation into this "approval by political triage," the drug has not been blocked or removed from the market and the investigation was, in essence, abandoned.

Why get embalmed before it is absolutely necessary?

Methyl alcohol, also known as "wood" alcohol breaks down in the body to formaldehyde and DKP(diketopiperazine). Formaldehyde, as many of you probably already know, is embalming solution and highly toxic to the central nervous system. Why get embalmed before it is absolutely necessary? Methyl alcohol causes blindness and if the dose is large enough, it can cause liver and kidney failure. DKP is a known carcinogen and causes brain tumors. According to the National Cancer Institute there has been a 10% increase in primary brain tumors since 1985. There has also been an increase in brain tumors in children whose mothers consumed aspartame throughout pregnancy.

Phenylalanine and Aspartic Acid

These are both amino acids that are normally supplied by the foods that we eat. However, when they are isolated and supplied in very high concentrations, they are very toxic to the central nervous system causing headache, mental confusion and memory loss, balance problems and seizures. These ingredients have been classified as excitotoxins.

Excitotoxin Damage

Excitotoxin damage usually occurs over time, often weeks to months to years. Excitotoxins also are strong generators of free radicals thus causing accelerated aging of most organ systems, significantly atherosclerotic disease, immune system compromise inducing cancer and arthritis. Joint pain is one of the chief complaints of those reacting to aspartame.

The Blood-Brain Barrier

Aspartame is especially dangerous to those who already have disease, in the unborn and those less than one year old. Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking and aging compromise the blood-brain barrier. This barrier in the fetus and neonate is not well developed. These groups are especially sensitive to the damaging effects of aspartame since the barrier that would keep the excitotoxins out of the brain is either compromised or not developed yet. No wonder birth defects are also associated with Aspartame.

It is known that formaldehyde accumulates in the areas of the brain that correspond to the neurodegenerative symptom's of Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. Aspartame has also been shown to cause seizures in susceptible people, even with no prior history.

Aspartame and Pilots

When I was a Flight Surgeon in the Air Force we were always concerned about any alcohol ingestion 24 hours before flying. Now, pilots have to be concerned about aspartame ingestion before flying, since it can induce vertigo / disorientation and seizures. If you are flying commercial, hope that your pilot isn't drinking diet soda.

Visual Impairment

During the years of prohibition there were many cases of blindness due to consumption of methyl alcohol, since ethanol (the typical alcohol of most drinks, beers etc) was banned. Today we have an ophthalmologist in West Palm Beach, Florida Dr. H.J. Roberts who has treated hundreds of aspartame victims. One quarter of his patients have experienced blindness. According to Dr. Roberts "optic nerve swelling, retinal degeneration and visual impairment, that is associated with heavy aspartame use, is identical to the pathology observed in recorded cases of methanol toxicity from drinking wood alcohol throughout the days of prohibition." This gets especially problematic since the American Diabetic Association still recommends aspartame. What is frequently misdiagnosed as diabetic retinopathy often is aspartame retinopathy.

Partial List of Other Diseases that Aspartame toxicity can mimic or worsen. The list currently totals about 92 symptoms and diseases.

  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Lou Gehrig's disease
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Obesity ... yes, aspartame can actually cause weight gain.

Phenylketonuria(PKU)

Phenylketonuria is a rare inherited (genetically recessive) metabolic disease that can result in mental retardation and other neurological problems if treatment is not started in the first few weeks of life. The defect is either complete or partial absence of the enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase that metabolizes phenylalanine to tyrosine. In view of the fact that aspartame is 50% phenylalanine, it is an absolute contra-indication for anyone with PKU. Carriers for the trait are also at risk for problems with aspartame. There are over 100 different genetic mutations with enzyme activities from zero to normal. For more information on aspartame and phenylketonuria follow the link below:

More on Phenylketonuria

Michael J. Fox, Aspartame and Parkinson's Disease (or) Diet Pepsi Rots Your Brain

Michael J. Fox developed Parkinson's at age 30. He was at one time a spokesman for Diet Pepsi and was known to be addicted to Diet Pepsi. Follow the link below for more on this:

More on Micheal J. Fox

To see a very interesting movie about "political triage" and the eventual "approval" of aspartame by the FDA follow the link below:

Movie about Political Triage

For more on the dangers of aspartame follow the links below:

AspartameKills.com

Dorway.com -much information on aspartame

Today's Health Tip

Avoid aspartame completely. If you must drink sodas, you are better off to drink the non-diet variety. It is much easier to lose a few pounds of fat, than be treated for a brain tumor, Parkinson's disease or blindness.

Once again read labels very carefully. Aspartame is in, at last count, over 7000 foods, beverages (beer), sports nutrition bars and even vitamins.

If you are going to drink diet sodas, make sure to keep them cool, as the breakdown of aspartame (which proceeds unchecked even still in the can) is temperature and age dependant. The higher the ambient (storage) temperature, the more methyl alcohol and formaldehyde will be present in your soda. Also, the older the can of aspartame laden diet soda, the more methyl alcohol and formaldehyde will be present in the can.

Thanks for your time and your attention.
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Weight loss is easy!



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How To

Be Slim ... Be Healthy ... Be Fast



If you think you can't lose weight and eat well
-you haven't tried the MericleDiet!

How do you lose weight (40 pounds) and keep it off (38 years) without hunger while you reduce your risk for serious illness and improve your health and fitness?

Finally ... Free Your Mind From The Constant Concern Over What You Eat And What You Weigh!

The MericleDiet

  • Lose Weight With No Hunger
  • Eat Well Everyday
  • Stop Wasting Time Worrying About What You Eat
  • Make Weight Control and Wellness An Integral Part of Your Lifestyle
  • Lower Your Food Costs
  • Improve Your Health and Lower Your Risk of Disease
  • Make Exercise "The Icing on the Cake of Proper Nutrition"
  • Still Enjoy That Occasional Meal Out
  • Learn Food Preparation Techniques That Will Last Your Lifetime and Will Improve Like Wine
  • Enjoy Real Variety of Both Raw and Cooked Foods
  • Lower Your Bad Cholesterol Without Dangerous Drugs
  • Learn The Basics of The Metabolism of Weight Control
  • Put Your Food, Meals and Weight Control All On Autopilot

I have lived with this diet now for over thirty-eight years. It has controlled my adult onset diabetes mellitus and its associated heart disease and retinal disease. My meals are better than ever now and I enjoy my food as much as anyone and don't limit how much I eat. I haven't worried about my weight since sometime in May 1977.

The MericleDiet

Enjoy Safe and Permanent Weight Loss While You Reduce Your Risk for Disease. The MericleDiet is the Easy Transition to a Healthy Vegetarian Sugar-Free 100% Organic Diet.

The Best Diet for Cancer Prevention!

This diet is the ONLY Diet Today that Makes it easy to be 100% Sugar-Free and 100% Organic. Nothing slows your Immune System like Sugar and Nothing Cripples your Immune System like the Pesticides, Hormones and Antibiotics used in commercial food production.

Nothing will make your Immune System happier.


The Best Diet for Coronary Artery Disease Prevention!

This is the Only Diet that is 100% Meat, Dairy and Sugar FREE! The association between meat ingestion and demonstrable coronary artery disease has been known for years. Restricting all forms of animal protein and sugar will help to keep your "coronary arteries and arterioles clean and compliant."

Your Heart Will Love You!


The Best Diet for Prevention of Stroke!

By completely avoiding the Causes (Meat and Dairy) of Atherosclerotic Plaque Buildup in the Carotid Bifurcation you significantly reduce your risk for Stroke!

Your Brain (Woody Allen's second favorite organ) will reward you with many more years of creative thought and locomotion!



The Best Diet for Prevention and Control of Adult Onset Diabetes!

Adult Onset Diabetes Mellitus (a polite and confusing term for Sugar Toxicity) is now epidemic. The prediction that 10% of teenagers will get this slowly crippling and killing disease by age twenty, is not surprising in this day where sugar consumption is also epidemic and at record levels. This is the only diet that makes it easy to transition away from sugar all together. Believe me, I know, I have adult onset diabetes mellitus and have controlled it with the 100% Sugar-Free MericleDiet for the past twelve years.

Your arteries will remain compliant and will thank you
by allowing good blood flow to all your favorite organs!


The Best Diet for Prevention of Osteoporosis!

That the continued consumption of meat and diary in this country is the
Cause of the Epidemic of Osteoporosis isn't even a subject of debate. This
information has been known for over twenty-five years. The MericleDiet makes
the transition away from meat and dairy easier than you would ever believe.
Believe me, we don't suffer on this diet.

Your bones will remain strong, not fracture as easily
and you will not "Shrink" as you get older.

Stop!

Are you tired of dieting?

Are you tired of worrying about your weight?

Are you tired of worrying about cancer, heart disease and stroke?

Do you have adult onset diabetes?

Are you worried about osteoporosis?



Ask Yourself?

Would I rather not worry about all this?

Do you look as good as you could?

Do you want to eat a healthier diet but don't know how?

Are you confused about what to eat and what is a true carbohydrate?

Do you exercise but don't seem to lose weight?



I think we all have felt this way and asked many of these same questions. This physician certainly has.

Back to 1977 University Medical Center Tucson, Arizona

At 34 years old I was in my fourth year of Diagnostic Radiology training and had a physical exam for a life insurance policy. For the first time in my life my blood pressure was elevated to borderline abnormal at 140/90 up from 118/78. I was weighing a "robust" 175 pounds on a 5'6" frame and my waist had burgeoned from 32 inches to 37 inches. I had already had my first angina at age 30.

Not really feeling all that great!

I didn't feel very good and was starting to have headaches probably related to the elevated blood pressure. I would eat large meals and still be hungry. I would get hypoglycemic usually about two in the afternoon and usually eat something sweet. Actually I found it difficult to feel good when I was that overweight. As I look back now I recognize the early signs of adult onset diabetes mellitus. I also knew that I was not going have the usual diagnostic barrage of studies for hypertension that I as a resident was administering to patients routinely.

Enter Dr. Kai Haber

Dr. Haber was one of the younger staff in the Department of Radiology. He had just started running and had stopped eating most meat and dairy products. Realizing even then that I was destined for some not so pleasant days ahead if I did not change my lifestyle, I started running and stopped eating meat and dairy. One early afternoon around three pm I was walking out to go for a run when Dr. Haber asked where I was going. Expecting the worst like get back in the department you lowly resident Dr. Haber surprised me. He said, "John, that is the most important thing you can do for yourself right now." The rest is history and I am in the 37th year of my daily running streak -four miles or thirty minutes every day, not to mention 29 Marathons (PR 2:45) and three Hawaii Ironman Competitions.

The School of "Lifestyle Disease" Hard Knocks.

Some almost 18 years later ... 1995.

I would often find myself thinking over these years that I had "pretty much" figured out most things relating to diet and health. Then I would be faced with yet another problem relating either to my health or the health of some member of my family. I would then have to further refine my diet. In fact I learned very quickly that I will never know all there is to know about the relationship between diet and health. In January 1995 my ex-wife finds a mass in her left breast that by ultrasound is malignant. She had continued to eat a fair amount of cheese, much the same as Linda McCartney. Just when I thought everything was right, in July 1997, I find adult onset diabetes in myself and realize that my sugar ingestion (for me it was Pepsi) is severely damaging my vascular system.

Why Reinvent the Wheel?

Why wait until you have demonstrated proof of disease in yourself. Why wait until you are overweight and hypertensive. The MericleDiet is the product of 29 plus years of the school of hard disease knocks. This food preparation system can help keep you stay clear of these disasters and will give you a base to start developing your own refinements and additions to this system of health. By purchasing the MericleDiet you will be kept current of any new developments or refinements in the future. We also encourage all who purchase the diets to email us with any refinements, suggestions or additions of their own so that we all can learn from each other.



The MericleDiet Food Preparation System.

The MericleDiet allows you to lose weight safely, permanently and without hunger while you reduce your chances for coronary artery disease, cancer and stroke.

Want to eat a healthier diet but don't know where to start?

By preparing basic food groups in quantity sufficient for a week you can feed yourself and your family a great tasting and healthy organic whole food diet -on short notice. If you and your family only eat one meal a day from this diet it will begin to fine tune your body. You will find that your cravings for what is not good for you like sugar, meat and dairy will gradually diminish. You will feel better and look better while you lose weight. You will not have to starve yourself and will eat as much as you like of healthy foods.

Table of Contents.

  • Introduction including Why Organic.
  • Potatoes
  • Beans
  • Soups
  • Gravy
  • Bean Burritos
  • Tacos
  • Enchiladas
  • Pasta
  • Tofu and Tempeh
  • Whole Grain Rice
  • Fruits and Nuts
  • Fresh Produce, Salad and Salad Dressings.
  • Carbohydrate Confusion
  • Insulin and Glucagon
  • Recommended Reading

Throw away your scales.

You will not have to worry about your weight. If you start to put on a few pounds you will know it immediately and just decrease your food consumption and cut back on eating anything that is not so good for you. This diet is so powerful that as long as you get one good meal a day, you will be able to have that occasional dietary indiscretion that we all do.


Learn the Secrets of how to Look Better and Feel Better for Life and Save Money.


Advantages of The MericleDiet.

Cook on Sunday and eat well all week.

By doing all of your "prep" cooking and food preparation on Sunday you reduce the amount of time you have to spend preparing tasty Whole Food meals during the week.

Makes great tasting Whole Food meals available on short notice.

With a well stocked refrigerator full of basic Whole Food foods you will never have to worry about what to cook for yourself or your family. Take out several short-term preserved foods and combine in any fashion you like. Voila ... a great tasting, healthy Whole Food meal.

No increased risk of disease, actually you reduce your chance for disease on this diet.

As is currently being proven some of the latest diet fads actually increase your risk for coronary disease, cancer, stroke and osteoporosis. The MericleDiet will reduce your risk for all these diseases and also will increase your energy and general feeling of well being.

Lower food costs.

Even though we recommend organic foods your overall cost of eating on this diet will decrease considerably since you will not be eating a lot of expensive processed and packaged food items.

Exercise.

You don't have to exercise on this diet. While we do recommend that you exercise -it is not to lose weight. Exercise is good for the immune system and your mental well being but is not an integral part of this weight loss program.

Forget worrying about your weight for good.

You won't have to worry about your weight all the time. You will look good and feel good. There are too many other concerns in this life to worry about your weight.

Creative Cooking.

By learning the basic cooking principles in the MericleDiet you leave behind the confining world of recipes mostly based around meat and dairy. You will never eat exactly the same meal twice and your meal preparation becomes an wondrous exercise in creative cooking, depending on what is short term stored in your refrigerator.

Healthy great tasting Mexican food.

Mexican food is not difficult to prepare and once you learn to make good beans and get good tortillas you can eat some very tasty Mexican dishes that are made with organic beans and organic tortillas.

You avoid commercial food.

Commercially grown food today is at least nearly if not completely nutritionally bereft. Besides being nutritionally bereft most if not all of it is loaded with either pesticides or sugar or both.






Warm or cold whole grain brown
rice makes a nice addition to any salad.




What's in it for you?

This is a very serious question.

  • Look better.
  • Feel better.
  • Better health.
  • Better work and better play.
  • Weight loss without hunger.
  • Decreased food costs.
  • Decreased health care costs.
  • Decreased morbidity and mortality from the common lifestyle diseases of today: coronary artery disease, cancer and stroke.

Why should you care?

Another great question. While you are healthy and actually perceive no real health problems, you may not care. However, there comes a time in most people's lives where they are faced with serious health problems that can significantly compromise their quality of life. The MericleDiet is not as much about life and death as it is about "Quality of Life." Putting your ego aside can be tough but when your health and quality of life hang in the balance most intelligent people will in time do all they can to be as healthy as they can. The MericleDiet is a very "clear" path to improving your health as much as you can through simple dietary manipulation.


Why is this woman starving?

Demonstration of the relationship
between malnourishment and obesity.






The "Incomplete food cycle."

You eat incomplete foods. You body is hungry as soon as your stomach empties. You eat more incomplete foods trying to satisfy this hunger. This hunger cannot be satisfied with incomplete foods so you continue eating more incomplete foods. Never satisfied and always hungry you end up overweight with high insulin levels all day and usually all night long. Before long you are really overweight and sick. Your quality of life plummets.

This woman is starving and overweight because:

  • She is buying heavily processed and sugared packaged foods.
  • There is little if any real nutrition is all of the combined grocery stores of the food industry behemoths.
  • This woman has very high insulin levels.
  • High insulin levels are associated with all of today's "diseases of affluence: coronary artery disease, cancer and stroke."
  • One of the strongest relationships that exists today is the relationship between nutrition and disease.

Order The Complete Revised MericleDiet Today for Only $47

Is your health and mealtime enjoyment worth $47?

The cost of MericleDiet is $47.

The cost of a combined medical/nutritional consult here in Tucson today is $395 for the first visit and $195 for the second visit.

The cost of health insurance today is $9950 for a family of four, up 59% in the last three years. The cost for an individual is $3695.
These figures are from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

The cost of Coronary Cinangiography is $2500.00+.

The cost of your average cancer therapy is in most cases well over $2500.00 / month.
The cost of a stroke and the needed care is well over $25000.00.

A mere $47 will significantly reduce your chances of having to pay big dollars for your health -not to mention reducing your chances of ever getting sick from one of the big three killers.

Learn how to really play the odds of staying healthy.





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Thank you for visiting the MericleDiet.

John Mericle M.D. D.A.B.R.

P.S.

Some of the things you won't have with the MericleDiet!

  • Recipes with sugar
  • You will not go hungry.
  • Complicated recipes to follow
  • Monthly Meetings
  • Costly programs with recurring charges
  • Counting Points
  • Dangerous Pills or Drugs
  • No Surgery!
  • No Worry about your weight!