The White Baby Box.
In the early fifties, in Primary
school, there was a box in our class into which we put odd donations, a penny
here, a halfpenny there, an occasional threepenny bit, for the starving black
babies of Africa.
It was a flourishing movement. Every classroom in every
school, nationwide, gathered those tiny individual contributions. Hopefully, a
deal of it got to the intended
It certainly did a lot of good for us. We felt, in modern
parlance, that we were making a
That was 60 years
But now we may concern ourselves with the white babies of
They are well clothed, warm, dry, have caring parents,
caring teachers, all the comforts of civilised
And a lot of them are inactive, fat, overweight, overfed,
In common with the starving babies in the third world,
they are suffering from
Through a steady ingestion of sugars, starches, fats,
toxins, wastes, they are suffering from a lack of nutrients,
According to the World Health Organisation, 75% of
illness today is food related.
Simply, we don’t give ourselves the nutrients on which
our bodies were designed to run.
Consider this; someone gives you the gift of a beautiful
And you decide to try to run it on milk instead of
petrol, to put water in the oil sump, vinegar in the brake fluid, and to pour in
a pint of stout to lubricate the
You wouldn’t wonder why the car wouldn’t
No, you’d use the appropriate fuels and lubricants. And
you’d have little or no problem.
So make a few simple changes in your food fuels and
lubricants; get some protein, vitamin content, minerals and trace elements into
your system, and watch it take
And if you’ve any influence on the feeding of any
children, grandchildren, or other children, exert it in the same way for what
they eat too.
And never mind the