Silica for athletes, mothers, and all

attempting that level of physical endurance, we are working our bodies hard and we need to give ourselves the nutritional support that we require.  So what are some things that you can do to build your endurance and strength?  Well silica is a great place to start.  Silica supplements have long been used as beauty supplements adding strength to the nails and hair as well as promoting new growth.  And now silica is being recognized as an important supplement for bone density, and connective tissue health.  Silica builds collagen, the glue that holds us together.  It works with calcium and magnesium to build bones.  It has been shown to reduce the rate of time it takes for bone fractures to heal.  It adds strength and flexibility to all cells of the body therefore improving the cardiovascular system.  Silica helps to cushion and support joints by strengthening cartilage.  As we grow older our absorption of the minerals we need tends to decrease unfortunately this is coupled with the increased need for those nutrients.  This is especially true for women who are mothers because having a baby depletes the nutrients of the body in such a dramatic and intense way.  I know for me having a baby was the most intense workout of my life and that doesn’t touch the requirements of the body to feed the baby during those 40 weeks.

We are born with a lot of silica.  It is the youth factor of our beginnings.   I have a picture of my son sleeping in my mother’s arms in what is essentially a back bend position.  He was completely comfortable and sound asleep.  Children are bouncy and flexible and they heal easily.  Part of that is silica.  By the time we have reached adulthood we have used up 80 % of our silica bank.  We are born with a bank of energy.  They call it Jing in Chinese.  It is what we grow from and as we do we use up that bank.  Unfortunately we are not making deposits and that is where the problem comes it.  By the time we become adults we have abused our body either physically, chemically, nutritionally, emotionally or more than likely all of the above.  We haven’t done a lot to strengthen and give back to that original core that we started with.  But the great news is that you can start anytime and every moment of every day is a new beginning.  I love that about life!

A great way to get nutrients is through teas and silica has been shown to be more readily absorbed through liquids than foods.  This is impart due to the  mouth being a great place to absorb nutrients!  The skin in the mouth is very thin which makes it easy to damage but is also a hot spot for the absorbtion of nutrients.  That is why it is so important to chew our food thoughoughly.  It is also why smoothies and juicing are so important.  Liquids make contact with larger amounts of skin therefore increasing the rate of absorbtion.  Once food gets to the stomach it is greeted by a 4ph acid bath.  Maximizing the amount of  tissue that nutrients touch prior to the stomach and hanging out in the mouth for as long as possible increases nutrient absorbtion.  This is why teas, tissanes, and infusions are an excellent way to take supplements.  Bamboo Leaf Tea is high in silica which makes an excellent way to add more strength and flexibility into your life.  The body and mind are connected and so increasing possibilities in one must do so in the other.  Add some bamboo into your life and be open for change.

May the strength and flexibility of bamboo be pervasive in all aspects of your life.

Blessings to all.

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