Vitamin B 17 is a naturally occurring nutrient that has numerous (independent) scientific studies indicating that it may prevent cancer, significantly reducing arthritic pain and even lowering high blood pressure.
B 17 (also known as amydalin) was removed from the American market by the FDA, stating that is contains cyanide. Many foods naturally contain cyanide and eating these in moderation will not cause harm (unless the person ingesting that food has a food allergy). These foods include: almonds, millet sprouts, lima beans, soy, spinach and bamboo shoots.
In Foods Containing Vitamin B17, E-How quotes Dr. Janet Star, a nutritionist and alternative health physician: “According to research from years ago, provided by nutritionists and medical scientists, vitamin B17 is a natural cyanide-containing compound that gives up its cyanide content only in the presence of a particular enzyme group called beta glucosidase or glucuronidase. Miraculously, this enzyme group is found almost exclusively in cancer cells. If found elsewhere in the body, it is accompanied by greater quantities of another enzyme, rhodanese, which has the ability to disable the cyanide and convert it into completely harmless substances. Cancer tissues do not have this protecting enzyme.” In simpler words, vitamin B-17 has ability to identify and eliminate cancer cells – and only cancer cells because of an enzyme that is secreted.
G. Edward Griffin states that there is evidence that cancer is a deficiency disease that’s aggravated by the lack of an essential food compound in modern society’s diet. Griffin, is a world-renowned author and a documentary film producer. His research coincides with what is found in the diets of people who do not get cancer. Recommended reading includes These People Don’t Get Cancer. Patients and doctors alike claim that vitamin B17 is very effective in prevention, treatment and elimination of cancer. (For testimonials visit B17.com).
The food industry has enhanced taste (often artificially) to the point that our taste buds have strayed from many of the bitter foods that are in reality, are full of nutrients. B 17 is bitter to the taste and is naturally found in many foods.
There is a wild edible that contains an abundance of B17 – alfalfa. Alfalfa contains many vitamins, minerals as well as several other beneficial nutrients such as chlorophyll.
Apricot seeds are believed to contain the highest concentration of B 17 and can be purchased for consumption.
No one should run out and start eating all these items in mass quantities. When trying a new food, eating a very small quantity is advisable should there be an allergic reaction. Always seek the advice of a natural health professional before introducing anything new into your diet.
A one hour documentary by G. Edward Griffin, A World Without Cancer – The Story Of Vitamin B17, is well worth watching as it contains a lot of valuable information.
There is a lot of wisdom in the words that Hippocrates once spoke, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”