- How safe is colostrum?
- How does colostrum interact with other medicines and supplements?
- How much colostrum should I take?
- Should I be taking colostrum if I am pregnant?
- Can children take colostrum?
- What about my pets? Can they benefit from colostrum?
- I don't want to take colostrum away from the baby calf's that need it!
- How does colostrum produce the anti-aging results?
- How does colostrum help with depression?
- How does colostrum help heal cuts, burns and recovery from surgery?
- I am vegetarian and I do not eat animal food.
How safe is colostrum?
Colostrum is completely safe and is a whole and natural food that can be consumed in ANY quantity without side effects.
How does colostrum interact with other medicines and supplements?
Since colostrum begins by healing internally, you will be getting more bang for your buck with everything you consume whether its water, supplements and food. You will be getting greater benefits since your body will be able to utilize them more. You may even find that you don't need to take as much as normal since your body is able to absorb all the nutrients.
How much colostrum should I take?
The amount of colostrum you take varies from person to person. The label suggests 4 to 6 capsules or 2 large spoonfulls of powder twice daily, but if you're recovering from an injury you may want to start off taking more than this. Also, if you feel a cold or flu coming on you may want to up your dosage to help you recover quicker and relieve your symptoms.
It isn't uncommon for people, such as athletes and body builders to take 10 - 15 capsules or up to 40 gr of colostrum powder daily. Colostrum is completely natural and can be consumed safely in any quantity.
Should I be taking colostrum if I am pregnant?
Colostrum definitely wont hurt you or your fetus, but as always with anything you take during pregnancy you should check with your health care professional first.
Once your baby is born it would be beneficial to start taking colostrum right away. Colostrum will help boost your immune system which suffers during child birth, it will help you recover faster and it will also help you to lose those extra pounds quicker associated with pregnancy. Even better, if you breast feed, colostrum will benefit your in fact through you and it will help them too.
Can children take colostrum?
Absolutely. Colostrum can help growing children in many ways, from better concentration, increased memory plus children have a higher tendency to catch colds and illness from other schoolmates and colostrum will help immensely.
What about my pets? Can they benefit from colostrum?
Yes! As a matter of fact, most pets love colostrum. Bovine colostrum is not species specific, dogs and cats will gain many health benefits from colostrum.
I don't want to take colostrum away from the baby calf's that need it!
Don't worry. Calves are not deprived of their colostrum. Calves need it and many calves would die without it. Colostrum is taken after a baby calf has had its fill.
How does colostrum produce the anti-aging results?
When we hit puberty our bodies begin slowing down. As children our thymus gland (which is the critical thermostat for our entire immune system) is the size of an orange. But by the time we reach our early 40's the thymus gland has shrunk to the size of a pea. By the time we reach our 70's and 80's this gland is no more than a string. Colostrum has shown to actually re-grow our thymus gland to a normal size.
Plus the growth factors necessary for all parts of our body slows down considerably. In fact, air pollution, preservatives in foods and stress that bombards us these days have actually made our body's slow down more and our thymus glands to shrink to the size of a pea as early as our 30's.
The growth factors in colostrum return our body's functions to "normal". They will replace growth factors and return them to normal levels by re-growing all cell types in our bodies. Knowing that our entire body is made up of cells, you will find that your skin is smoother and tighter, you will lose wrinkles, you will have more energy, better moods, better eyesight, weight loss and even rebuilds bone mass and cartilage. Colostrum works with your body to utilize its natural substances and increases your overall health.
How does colostrum help with depression?
Colostrum stimulates the brain to begin releasing natural substances and utilizing them more effectively. You will find that you will have a better outlook on life, a better attitude, more concentration and you will be able to focus more.
How does colostrum help heal cuts, burns and recovery from surgery?
The immune factors in colostrum are highly effective to reduce infections and accelerate healing. Colostrum eliminates swelling and pain. You can even break open a capsule and mix it with water and rub it on cuts and burns to accelerate the healing process and reduce infections. Give yourself a natural facelift by mixing colostrum with water and using it as a facial mask.
I am vegetarian and I do not eat animal food.
Colostrum is neither animal nor vegetable. Mother Nature produced colostrum for every mammal on Earth and it is by far the healthiest choice. With that said, the choice is completely yours.