Amazing “Pre-outbreak” research on Corona Viruses

I just received some pretty amazing studies on the Corona virus, which were conducted before the outbreak. (Thanks to Dr. Jeff Matheson for sending these over).

A bit technical, but hang in for the punchline, which is pretty straightforward.

The first study is called: “Characterization of the Lipidomic Profile of Human Coronavirus-Infected Cells: Implications for Lipid Metabolism Remodeling upon Coronavirus Replication.”1.

And the other is: “Inactivation of Enveloped Viruses and Killing of Cells by Fatty Acids.”2

There’s a lot in there, but there’s a couple highlights:

“Enveloped viruses like the Corona Virus are susceptible to inactivation and destruction by certain fatty acids.”

“Antiviral fatty acids were found to affect the viral envelope, causing leakage and at higher concentrations, a complete disintegration of the envelope and the viral particles. They also caused disintegration of the plasma membranes of tissue culture cells resulting in cell lysis and death….”

“Supplementation of LA [Parent omega-6] / AA [omega-6 series long-chain derivative] significantly suppressed both HCoV-229E (which can impair the respiratory system), and also significantly suppressed the highly virulent MERS-CoV described above. They can be metabolized to important eicosanoids and metabolites, which play multiple roles in the host immune response and the pathogenesis of viral infections.”

So, the long and short of this is that while we are all protecting the OUTSIDE of our bodies, we can be protecting the inside by significantly raising our intake of high quality Omegas, especially healthy sources of Omega 6:

-Hemp seeds
-Sunflower seeds
-Peanut butter
-Avocado oil

These foods should be eaten daily for best effect. Image of pure form omegas

In addition, because our diets are not perfect, and the foods we eat are often processed and less nutrient dense than we would like, I recommend Pureform Omegas

The tagline “Time to Change Your Oil” is absolutely spot on, as these plant based omegas kick butt on the (often rancid) fish oils that are so popular, but unfortunately, highly inefficient and our bodies are not adapted to utilize them. 

Learn about the power of plant based Omegas here, and try to get more of the foods listed, to not only protect yourself now, but to improve your cell health and immune system permanently!

Study 1:

Study 2:

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