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237: Understanding the Spike Protein and Its Impact on Health – with Sara Banta


Over the last few years, the spike protein has become a hot topic of discussion due to its association with COVID-19 and the various strains of the virus. This glycoprotein is responsible for the virus’s ability to infect human cells, leading to a chain reaction of events in the body. In this podcast, we will delve into the spike protein, its interaction with human cells, and the potential effects it may have on our health, as discussed by Sara Banta, a health expert.

The Spike Protein and Human Cell Interaction

The spike protein of COVID-19 is composed of two subunits, S1 and S2. The S1 subunit contains the receptor binding domain, which attaches to the human angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptor found on the surface of human cells. Once attached, the virus starts sending messages into the cell, disrupting its normal function.

Effects on Health

The spike protein’s interaction with human cells can lead to a range of health issues and symptoms. Sara Banta highlights some unexplained health conditions that have emerged, such as weight gain and the recurrence of previously in-remission conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and cancer.

Insulin Resistance and Toxicity

Insulin resistance and toxicity are two major factors that accelerate the aging process and are linked to various metabolic diseases. The spike protein appears to impact insulin regulation, potentially leading to exaggerated insulin responses to certain foods, causing unexplained weight gain and other health complications.

Impact on Fertility and Hormonal Imbalance

The spike protein’s interference with the ACE2 receptor can disrupt hormonal balance, leading to fertility issues, hormonal imbalances, and oxidative stress. Fertility rates have also shown a decline, with many individuals reporting water retention and weight gain, possibly linked to the spike protein’s effects on the endocrine system.

The Role of Iodine in Combating the Spike Protein

Iodine is a crucial element that plays multiple roles in the body, including supporting thyroid function, detoxifying the body, and regulating estrogen production. Additionally, iodine appears to induce apoptosis, the body’s natural process of eliminating weak and diseased cells. Thus, iodine supplementation may aid in reversing damage caused by the spike protein and detoxifying the body from radiation and heavy metals.

Other Supplements to Support Health

Various supplements can help combat the spike protein’s impact and support overall health. Some of these include calcium d-glucarate to aid liver detoxification, magnesium for relaxation and sleep, and serrapeptase, a proteolytic enzyme that can break down spike protein components.

Copper and the Importance of Liver Health

Copper depletion caused by the spike protein and processed food diets can lead to an increase in uric acid and fatty liver disease. Copper plays a crucial role in many enzymatic reactions and is essential for overall health. Ensuring adequate copper levels is vital for maintaining a healthy liver and combating various health issues related to the spike protein.

In this podcast we will learn about:

  • The COVID-19  spike protein and how it can cause health problems like weight gain and bring back old conditions we had before.
  • Benefits of taking Iodine to support thyroid and cleans our body from radiation and metals
  • Copper depletion and the importance of maintaining a healthy liver.

And so much more.


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