Weight Loss with Clay

Can clay consumption help you lose weight? It’s possible. Internal consumption of clay certainly offers several other important health benefits: Clay is an important mineral supplement. It can help to regulate digestion and elimination, preventing both diarrhea and constipation. It may be the best means of detoxification, since the negatively charged clay draws positively charged

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Did Life Begin with Clay?

DID LIFE BEGIN WITH CLAY? …and the LORD God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being…   (The Book of Genesis, 2:7) One of the most important mysteries confronting the human race is how the first life

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Is immortality possible?

  IS IMMORTALITY POSSIBLE? Most of us think of immortality as a spiritual concept. Major religions teach us that if we live virtuous lives, or if we are touched by Divine Grace, we can live forever. This is the afterlife, though. We don’t expect our presence on this world to last longer than a few

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Wild Macaws Eat Clay

WILD MACAWS EAT CLAY Several years ago, National Geographic published a photo essay featuring large flocks of scarlet and blue macaws (the largest parrots in the world) mobbing a clay deposit on a riverbank in Peru. The parrots were obviously eating the clay, but why? Charles Munn, a researcher for the College of Agricultural and Life

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The Mine and Yours

THE MINE AND YOURS As we noted in a previous post, Cano Graham was an actor who had helped found the Method Acting School. Tired of the vacuity, decadence, and avarice rampant in the entertainment business, he “dropped out” of conventional society in the early seventies, moving into a small house in the Mojave Desert.

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Cano Graham & the Western Shoshone

CANO GRAHAM & THE WESTERN SHOSHONE For countless thousands of years, people all over the world have prized volcanic smectite clays for medicinal use. Among the cultures using them in healing and religious rituals was the Western Shoshone tribe, which inhabited an area from northern Utah and southern Idaho to southern California. The center of

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