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The following article contains the essential information about epigenetics and how it works.



                                                                                                                                       The key to healthy living


                                                                The Human Genome project was expected to confirm the existence of over 100,000 individual genes, yet it was discovered

                                                                that only 23,000 genes make up the human organism.


                                                                This is barely more than a fruit fly and far less than those found in a grain of rice.


                                                                This raised the question of what else could be controlling gene expression?


                                                               Back in the 1700’s Jean-Baptiste Lamarck proposed that life forms could acquire information from their environment

                                                                and incorporate it into the epigenome.

                                                                Subsequently, quantum physics was incorporated into the field of molecular biology by Erwin Schrödinger, which

                                                              set the basis for what we now know as epigenetics.


                                                               Epigenetics is the interaction between environmental signals and the process of adaptation that living systems use to

                                                               survive and flourish.

                                                               (GK: epi > on top of, additional to + genea > breed, be born).


                                                              Coding DNA


                                                                Protein is not directly derived from diet, it needs to be broken down into amino

                                                              acids which is achieved through a sequence called coding DNA.


                                                              This produces protein by transcribing genes into mRNA and subsequently amino


                                                               These amino acids then re-constitute the genes into the specific proteins needed for overall metabolism.


                                                               Coding DNA represents approximately 2% of the genomic expression.


                                                              The other 98% is influenced by informational 'signals' received from the environment and is referred to as ‘non-coding DNA.’


                                                              Non coding DNA does not produce protein, but can regulate and control gene activity.


                                                               These ‘signals’ primarily come from the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink, the sleep we did/did not) get,

                                                                the impact of the electromagnetic environment (EM stressors), UV rays, toxic pollutants, chemicals, drugs, medicines and



                                                               Any and all of which can set off the release of excess free radicals which can play havoc with the body’s metabolism and

                                                              general functions.









                                                              Even the arguments we are having and the 50,000+ thoughts we have per day cause the human body to respond



                                                               These thoughts can change the phenotype (physical appearance) without altering the genotype (hereditary

                                                               characteristics which make up the genetic organism).

                                                              All of these changes are reflected in our physiology.


                                                               n the past some sections of noncoding DNA were assessed to have no apparent biological role or influence and were

                                                               therefore referred to as “junk DNA”.


                                                               However, it has recently been discovered that this so-called junk also plays an important role in the development of complex

                                                               human organisms.


                                                                                                    WHY THE HAIR BULB IS AN EPIGENETIC MARKER


                                                                Hair belongs to the integumentary system (natural outer covering - skin, hair, nails,

                                                                teeth enamel etc) that develops from the ectoderm (outer layer of embryo cells ) and thus it

                                                               has the same embryological origin as the nervous system.

                                                               In other words, it shares the same characteristics as neurons when it comes to sensation.


                                                               The root/bulb of the hair is the only part of the hair that is alive - meaning it is able to

                                                                self-regulate and self-replicate.


                                                               It feeds from the blood vessels that bring information and nutrients from the subcutaneous

                                                               (under the skin) system through the papilla (root of the hair).


                                                               The hair and its bulb are in fact an antenna that is constantly sensing and detecting signals

                                                               emanating from the environment.



                                                                                                           ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT


                                                               The root bulb stores epigenetic resonance by reason of its connection to the arrector pili muscle.


                                                              Thus any environmental or nutritional impact is reflected in this cascade of epigenetic information.


                                                               As an analogy, a pebble thrown into a pond will cause ripples that radiate out carrying information about the impact.


                                                               These small waves are constantly moving, interacting and adapting to all of the other waves in the pond.


                                                               The body can be likened to the pond.


                                                               The interactions of impacts from the environment, toxic metals, chemicals, poor diet and a host of other influences

                                                               (the pebbles) create ripples in the bodily systems which affect general health and wellbeing.







                                                                                                                           CELL WELLBEING REPORT

                                                              The hair bulb is an epigenetic marker that can be used to determine the impact of environmental influences on the

                                                                general health and wellbeing of an individual.


                                                               This is done using a proprietary scanner called the ‘S Drive.’


                                                               Four strands of hair are plucked at their roots and scanned using state-of-the-art technology and the data from the scan

                                                               is forwarded to a master computer in Germany where it is analysed.


                                                              The various environmental influences and how they are affecting the homeostasis of the body are mapped and a report

                                                              is generated which provides indications of a wide range of current and potential issues.










                                                                Prevention is better than cure:


                                                              As Erasmus famously said "Prevention is better than cure."


                                                                The S Drive identifies the condition of 'nutritional stores,’ which are often found to be empty, even when the blood or

                                                               tissues show normal levels.


                                                                This shows up on the epigenetic scan because it measures ‘signature waves,’ which are carriers of information and

                                                              display how the body's systems are being affected long before any symptoms actually manifest.


                                                              The 34 page Cell Wellbeing report reflects current, non-optimum pathological conditions plus potential future

                                                               environmental and dietary issues, long before they present physically.


                                                              The primary environmental impacts are:

                                                                                          chemicals       toxic metals             radiation   


                                                                                          microwaves    mobile phone           computer


                                                                                          viruses          parasites                 bacteria  


                                                                                           food (diet)       water                    fungus




                                                              The various influences are mapped and split into nine different categories.

                                                               These give an overall picture of nutritional imbalances and underlying food stressors (not allergies) which are then

                                                               further expanded and explained as shown below:



                                                               digestive       detoxification           circulatory              


                                                               immune        cardiovascular          endocrine

                                                              hormone       digestive                 adrenal




                                                                protein synthesis      fatty acids     sugar      EMF


                                                                musculo-skeletal       liquid (water) sleep        brain       


                                                                microbial balance     amino acids   oxidative stress


                                                               energy production     vitamins        minerals


                                                               The epigenetic mapping and indexing program generates charts containing nutritional and environmental influence

                                                               and ranks the intensities of how they are currently affecting homeostasis.


                                                              The following categories are ranked according to their overall status within the group



                                                                             Diet / food               intolerances / additives

                                                                            Toxins                       chemicals, radiation, toxic metals

                                                                            EMF & ELF               14 major categories

                                                                            Bacteria                  parasites, virus

                                                                            Fungus                   moulds, spores



                                                                            Gut                         intestinal stressors

                                                                           Circulatory              nutrients and oxygen

                                                                           Muscle                    recovery stressors



                                                                          Fatty acids                6 groups 

                                                                          Antioxidant              13 groups

                                                                         Amino Acids              2 groups

                                                                         Vitamins                  16 most common

                                                                         Minerals                  16 most common

                                                               The aggregated scores present a picture of which items are having the highest impact and therefore need the most

                                                               attention, based on the following classifications:


                                                              The first and most important categories needing attention are marked 'priority.’



                                                               The secondary category is less urgent, but also requires prompt attention, it ismarked 'advisory'.



                                                               The third category is marked as ‘consider’ – these do not need any immediate attention but should be kept under

                                                              observation for future reference.

                                                              Categories not highlighted require no attention (at the time of the scan).




                                                               The summary page of the Cell Wellbeing report provides a suggested plan in one easy-to-read table, listed in priority

                                                               order with suggested actions for optimum physical wellbeing.


                                                              A plan is prepared which includes a tailor-made diet, any needed nutritional supplements and exercise regimes and an

                                                               indication of pre-emptive measures against future deficiences, premature ageing or other potential weaknesses.


                                                              The end goal of the report is to optimise wellbeing and physical performance.




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