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Are vitamins helpful?
According to a report on Adelaide Channel 9, vitamins do nothing, are a waste of money, and some herbal supplements cause liver damage. As usual, Channel 9 neglected to get the real story, did not read the thousands of studies proving the benefits of vitamins, or allow the alternative health industry to respond. Just one example: Vitamin D3 at a healthy dose of 5000 IU (5 times the normal dose) can reduce risk of cancer between 50% and 90% and high-dose vitamin C can also help significantly. If a drug company developed a drug to perform as well, they would charge a fortune and want a Nobel Prize for inventing it!
LeanMachine has not had a cold or flu or even a headache since adopting a Paleo-style diet and a host of vitamin and mineral supplements in the year 2010 at age 63. Now at age 71, LeanMachine is healthier, stronger with more energy than at any time in his life, all allergies gone and never gets sick!
Back to Channel 9 and liver damage - they neglected to mention that most people on the liver transplant waiting list are there because of Paracetamol overdose, and many cancer patients suffer because of Paracetamol, causing destruction of natural L-Glutathione (the "Master Antioxidant"), our main defense mechanism against cancer and most other diseases. Obviously another fake story by Big Pharma to retain their profits and keep people sick, and shame on Channel 9 to be a part of this!
Almost every one of our 60 to 100 trillion body cells has Vitamin D3 receptors, and D3 is essential for mineral absorption, bone building, and disease prevention.
One year supply at 5x normal strength, only AU$17. Vitamin D3 article.

Cannabis Alternatives

Cannabis does have some medical benefits, especially for treatment of chronic pain, seizures and other conditions. However, it is illegal in most of the world, and many people understandably refuse to have anything to do with it because of the drug reputation.
Most people do not know that there are other plants containing beneficial cannabinoids. The human body has an endocannabinoid system, responsible for aiding maintainance of homeostasis (internal balance) required for optimum health. The plants below contain healing cannabinoids, or benefit the endocannabinoid system with known therapeutic benefits.


Echinacea (also known as coneflower) is widely used for fighting the common cold, also for anxiety, fatigue, migraines, and arthritis. Echinacea uses cannabimimetics rather than cannabinoids to work with the CB2 receptor in the endocannabinoid system. NAAs (N-alkyl amides) in echinacea are similar to THC in cannabis, and help regulate immune system, inflammation and pain.

Electric Daisy

Electric Daisy (also known as acmella oleracea) is used for painkilling gel, and is a native of the Amazon. Cambridge University found it blocks pain receptors at nerve endings by the compounds N-Isobutylamides, and regulate pain and inflammation in a similar way to other connabinoid-like compounds. Often used as a dental remedy for impacted wisdom teeth and other painful problems.

Helichrysum umbraculigerum

Helichrysum umbraculigerum (also called the Curry plant) has mood-stabilising and anti-depressant properties from CBG (cannabigerol), which is also contained in the cannabis plant.
Helichrysum has been used to make fumes with a potential psychotropic effect similar to other cannabinoids.


Liverwort (also known as Radula complanata or Radula marginata) contains perrottetinenic acid, very similar to THC (psychoactive ingredient in cannabis). Believed to bind with CB1 receptors in the same way as THC, but liverwort has no known psychoactive properties. However, it is well known for benefit in treating bronchitis, and has also been used to treat gallbladder, liver, and bladder problems.


Cacao (also Theobroma cacao) has many therapeutic benefits as well as being a superfood and affects the endocannabinoid system by deactivating FAAH, an enzyme that breaks down anandamide, an endocannabinoid, and known as the natural body's version of THC. Chocolate with high cocao content increases anandamide in the brain because the FAAH enzyme is less active, resulting in a relaxed and happy feeling, similar to, but less effective than THC in Cannabis. The Neurosciences Institute of San Diego proved that chocolate does contain three compounds acting as healing cannabinoids.

Black Pepper

Black Pepper (alsop known as Piper nigrum) contains an aroma molecule (terpene) called BCP (beta-caryophyllene), functioning as a cannabinoid. BCP binds with the CB2 receptors like other plant-based cannabinoids, reducing inflammation. Research suggests that BCP could treat arthritis and osteoporosis, and may improve effectiveness of some anti-cancer drugs. Best consumed with food, and freshly ground. Also substantially increases absorption of nutrients, vitamins, minerals.

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LeanMachine is not a doctor, and everyone should consult with their own health professional before taking any product to ensure there is no conflict with existing prescription medication.
LeanMachine has been studying nutrition and health since 2011 and has completed many relevant studies including:
Open2Study, Australia - Food, Nutrition and Your Health
RMIT University, Australia - Foundations of Psychology
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia - Chemistry - Building Blocks of the World
University of Washington, USA - Energy, Diet and Weight
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA - Health Issues for Aging Populations
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA - International Nutrition
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA - Methods in Biostatistics I
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA - Methods in Biostatistics II
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA - Principles of Human Nutrition
TUFTS University, USA - Nutrition and Medicine
TUFTS University, USA - Lipids/Cardiovascular Disease I and Lipids/Cardiovascular Disease II
Technical Learning College, USA - Western Herbology, Identification, Formulas
Bath University, England - Inside Cancer
WebMD Education - The Link Between Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation
Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands - Anatomy of the Abdomen and Pelvis
LeanMachine has now read thousands of studies, journals and reports related to health and nutrition and this research is ongoing.

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