You could be getting a dose of Fido with your next flu shot
Ever wonder just what's inside a flu shot? It's not medicine... and it's certainly not magic.
Flu shots contain toxic metals and other dangerous additives. But just as unsettling is how the virus itself is grown before its put into the vaccine.
In most cases, the virus is injected into fertilized chicken eggs. But because that makes the shot off-limits to people with egg allergies, they've managed to cook up something even more disturbing: flu shots grown inside the kidney cells of dogs.
Yes, you read that right -- a flu serum made out of bits of Fido.
Believe it or not, I haven't even reached the most disgusting part yet. Another new flu shot, also created for people who must avoid the standard vaccine due to an egg allergy, is grown inside insect cells.
I don't know about you, but that definitely bugs me.
The drug industry claims these Franken-shots are just as effective as the traditional chicken egg shots -- but the irony here is that no matter how it's made, whether it's in a chicken, a dog or a cockroach, the vaccine isn't very effective at all.
Using even the most optimistic numbers, the absolute protection offered by flu shots is about 1.7 percent, give or take, depending on the year. It's true -- and you can see the real numbers for yourself right here.
And along with not offering much protection from flu, the shot can actually INCREASE your risk of suffering from the deadliest strains of the virus during pandemic outbreaks such as swine flu.
If you want to protect yourself from the flu, you can -- and you don't need to roll up your sleeve for a needle full of dog kidneys, buggy bits or chicken embryos to do it. All you need are my simple tips for giving your immune system the power to take on this virus and win.
I can give you one of the most powerful ones right here -- it's the essential amino acid, N'acetylcysteine (NAC).
In one incredible study, brave volunteers were deliberately injected with flu while taking either NAC or a placebo. And while 79 percent of those on the placebo got sick, 3 out of 4 who of those on the NAC didn't suffer so much as a sniffle.
That's a level of protection no shot can provide -- and that's not the only way to beat the flu this year and every year.
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