Fukushima – Should we be very concerned?
Earlier in July, workers in Japan began constructing an underground “ice wall” around the melted-down nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The wall is designed to stop more of the hundreds of tonnes of radioactive groundwater from leaking into the Pacific Ocean. Is this too little too late? Perhaps…
People in Japan early on realized they needed to take things into their own hands if they wanted to know the conditions around them and what their risk factors were as far as food sources being affected by radiation. Citizen labs have been set up in Japan to allow people to test their own food. These labs were modeled after the labs set up in Europe after Chernobyl. The results are alarming, and have led the rest of the world to question if they too are at risk of contamination.
How can we fight it?
Undoubtedly the radioactivity in the ocean has affected food-supply on a world scale. What can we do to solve this, the simple answer is, unfortunately, not a lot. So how then do we protect ourselves from the very serious side effects that radioactivity has on our health? Eating a diet rich in iodine, which is one of the many wonders of dark leafy greens. The best sources are those found in the sea, and Santosa’s recommendation is chlorella, which is an incredibly powerful natural tool in cleaning our blood. Last week we discussed this natural beauty in our ‘Superfoods Decoded’ post.
Please refer back to discover some of the other amazing benefits.