What is Sulfur?
What is sulfur? Sulfur is a very important nutrient and mineral.
Sulfur comprises about 0.25% of your total body weight.
The uses of sulfur include the formation of connective tissue which is necessary for healthy hair, skin, and nails.
Sulfur is known as a transformational substance and sulfur is very important for the "growth" of a human being.
What is sulfur amino acids? Methionine and cysteine will be the primary sulfur containing amino acids due to being incorporated within the proteins of your cells.
However, there are other sulfur containing amino acids that are not incorporated into proteins such as taurine.
What is Sulfur Foods?
What is sulfur foods? Sulfur is found primarily in
protein rich foods such as fresh meats, organ meats, eggs, seafood, poultry,
and dairy foods.
Be aware that these sulfur rich foods must be properly raised in order
to contain bio-available sulfur.
For example, cows should be raised on pastures and not in feed lots. Their natural diet is grasses that grow on pastures - not grains!
You can also find a decent amount of sulfur in seasonal plant foods such
as organic nuts & seeds, organic cruciferous vegetables, and organic
It's important to note that cooking, freezing, and storing these foods will reduce the properties of sulfur or the uses of sulfur.
How to Keep the Properties of Sulfur
Drinking fresh grass fed raw milk will give you much more of this
very essential mineral.
Compared to if you're drinking pasteurized milk (especially ultra-pasteurized milk).
There's a huge difference!
Eating poke, sashimi, and sushi that contains raw fish will give you an adequate supply of sulfur.
Poke shops are popping up all over the country!
Eating meats on the "rare" side will offer some of this magical substance.
However, eating well-done meats - nope!
Lightly cooking your foods should help to retain more properties of sulfur than overcooking foods.
The "Right Type" of Sulfur Increases
the Many Uses of Sulfur in Your Body
MSM is an organic form of sulfur and contains about 34% of elemental sulfur which makes it a very rich source of sulfur.
In addition to providing organic sulfur, MSM plays an important role in sulfur metabolism.
It is found abundantly in raw wild caught seafood and in pastured raised raw animal foods. Visit your local farms or a Japanese sushi bar regularly to get a good supply of this nutrient.
The Many Uses of Sulfur....
Getting a proper supply of this nutrient comes down to eating properly
raised and grown foods.
Along with the consumption of fresh "unprocessed"
So basically, eat more raw foods that contain bio-available sulfur.
Or eat the foods that contain the correct properties of sulfur to give your body its daily supply of this nutrient.
You should be able to get an adequate supply of bio-available
sulfur from consuming a varied diet.
- It's a Component of Every Cell
- Required for Synthesis of Many Proteins
- Mainly Found in Your Muscles, Skin, and Bones
- Critical for Formation of Connective Tissue
- Needed for Synthesis of Collagen
- Sulfur is a Component of Insulin
- Required for Regulation of Blood Sugar Levels
- Sulfur Detoxifies at the Cellular Level
- Increases Glutathione
- Needed for Energy Production and Pain Relief
A varied diet should include a good variety of raw and fresh foods that you can buy at a farmer's market, at a local farm, or raise yourself.
High amounts of this nutrient will be found in raw pastured organic eggs that you can collect every day from your own backyard chickens.
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