Was Georgia Sen. Nancy Schaefer Assassinated for Exposing Child Trafficking?

Nancy Schaefer (28 June 1936 – 26 March 2010) was found dead at her home in Turnerville, Georgia on March 26, 2010 with a single gunshot wound to her back along with her husband of 52 years, Bruce Schaefer, who was found with a single gunshot wound to his chest.

Nancy Schaefer was a Georgia State Senator from 2004 to 2008 and was believed to be in possession of damaging and dispositive information associated with prominent people in Georgia who had participated in and “benefited,” in one form or another, from activities involving a “human trafficking” operation centered on Child Protective Services.

When she tried to get this problem exposed and addressed through the Georgia legislature, the Republican senator’s fellow legislators acted to silence her efforts and, as promptly as possible, cause her to be defeated in her third term re-election effort. Undeterred and understanding the gravity of this unpublicized epidemic and the deep damage it was doing to children and families and our country, Nancy became president of the Georgia Eagle Forum and continued her efforts to get the issue addressed.

Even before the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) stepped in, media outlets began pronouncing that the Schaefers’ death was a “murder-suicide” and shut off most public comment posting on their websites. The narrative centered around Bruce Schaefer murdering his wife. When doubted, the use of weasel words and shadow language — “conspiracy theory” — quickly prevailed in the media regarding this story.


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GBI made the case file summary available under Georgia Open Records Request laws. Source of following observations: Garland Favorito.

The Schaefers were not killed with the small caliber gun that the family knew they owned. They were killed with a higher caliber, untraceable weapon that no family member had ever seen before. The weapon was originally shipped to a dealer in a remote part of southern Florida in 1982 and the ownership records have since been destroyed. The case file was unable to establish how the Schaefers, who lived in Georgia during the 1980s, acquired the murder weapon. It also contains no explanation as to why Bruce would not use the gun he already owned to commit the crime, but instead acquired another gun that just happened to be untraceable.

A double killing with an untraceable gun should have automatically triggered a normal murder investigation that would have considered all possible scenarios.

The scope of the case file includes no forensics study of the interior of the house to determine if blood, fingerprints or other substances might indicate, or otherwise rule out, foul play. It does not explain what was analyzed to determine there were no visible signs of forced entry.

The final investigative summary cites the extensive, detailed suicide notes found at the scene. But the case file shows that the GBI performed no handwriting analysis to authenticate those printed notes as originating from Bruce Schaefer. 

Case file evidence mentioned in this report illustrates that the GBI was unwilling to investigate the case to the point where they could rule out professional assassination. They also destroyed all items seized or created at autopsy so now their actions can never be reviewed or questioned.

It is particularly ironic that the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) chose to quote State Sen. Don Thomas in their March 26 article about Sen. Schaefer’s death. The AJC portrayed him as a friend of the couple even though he lives on the other side of the state from the Schaefer family and was diametrically opposed to many of their core beliefs.

Sen. Thomas, the Chairman of the Health and Human Services Committee, immediately propagated and expanded the “murder-suicide” theory without any first-hand knowledge or evidence. That is very disturbing considering it is his committee that should have been helping to clean up the corruption at DFCS.

Activists supporting Sen. Schaefer explained that he constantly advocated increased power and authority for DFCS in spite of the evidence showing the organization was misusing that authority.

In Schafer’s own report (link below), which she calls on a video interview a scathing report, she pointed out the strong and vicious opposition that she encountered.

There is ample evidence since and before that the FBI has sadly not intervened to the point of halting and preventing the thousands of trafficking victims in the U.S., then their bias against investigating this subject becomes clear, and in fact shows a predilection for protecting traffickers. Accordingly, the FBI quickly proclaiming this was murder-suicide was problematic.

“You hardly ever saw one without the other,” said Robert “Buster” Smith, whom Bruce often visited when Nancy came to town from their Clarkesville home to get her hair done. Smith saw Bruce Schaefer on the last Tuesday of his life when he stopped by Smith’s furniture store. “He seemed like his old self,” Smith said. “I have a hard time believing it happened like it happened.”

A friend, Garland Favorito, wrote:

  • The Schaefer’s were receiving death threats that had accelerated.
  • There was no indication from Bruce Schaefer of him being under any kind of stress that would cause him to commit such an uncharacteristic act right up to the eve of their death.
  • Nancy Schaefer was completing a video exposing  the lack of oversight in Georgia’s Department of Family and Child Services (DFCS) as well as Child Protective Services (CPS) nationally.
  • Friends of the family corroborate that Bruce had complained of investment losses, and they had just received a foreclosure notice on the magnificent home they owned. They had put their home up for sale a couple months earlier, but had been unable to sell it or another property in such a down-market.
  • Still, why would Bruce consider the couple’s financial situation so severe when their assets still appeared to exceed their secured property debt by several hundred thousand dollars?

Many of the couple’s friends question whether their financial condition was really severe enough to warrant such an uncharacteristic and drastic action. Burning psychological questions remain such as:

  • If Bruce was under financial stress why wouldn’t he seek help from any or all of his five grown children who loved him and would have wanted to help?
  • Why would Bruce decide to deprive both he and Nancy of seeing the grandchildren who they loved so dearly grow up?
  • Why would Bruce knowingly take a drastic action that would devastate the children and grandchildren who loved him so much?
  • Bruce’s problem with cancer was corrected and under control so there was no reason to end his life and certainly that of his wife.
  • Why would Bruce, who was so highly supportive of Nancy’s efforts for decades, including her CPS/DFCS work, decide to kill her just at the peak of one of her most important works? If Bruce himself was truly suicidal why involve his wife?
  • Why would Bruce commit such an act that was so against his faith and completely out of character for him according to those who know him best?
  • Why would Bruce jeopardize any chance of the family collecting life insurance benefits by committing suicide and killing his wife?
  • Nancy and Bruce, have five children and more than a dozen grandchildren who they would not choose to leave behind so abruptly.
  • Nancy or Bruce would not likely agree to commit such an act that violates the fundamental principles of their Christian faith.

Nancy may have known more about State-sponsored kidnappings than any other politician in the United States before she was murdered. Before her death, she published and promoted “The Corrupt Business of Child Protective Services”:

The department of child protective has become a protected empire built on taking children and separating families. This is not to say that there are not those children who do need to be removed from wretched situations and need protection, however, my report is concerned with the children and parents caught up in legal kidnapping.

Having worked with probably 300 cases statewide and hundreds and hundreds across the country and in nearly every state, I’m convinced there is no accountability in Child Protective Services. I’ve come to several conclusions, two or three are, one, that poor parents, not always, but often times, are targeted to lose their children because they do not have the wherewithal to hire an attorney and fight the system.

The case workers and social workers are very often guilty of fraud, they withhold and destroy evidence, they fabricate evidence, and they seek to terminate parental rights unnecessarily. That the separation of families and the snatching of children is growing as the business grows, because state and local governments have grown accustomed to having these taxpayer dollars to balance their ever-growing budgets.

That the bureaucracy is huge, look at who is getting paid, state employees, attorneys, courts investigators, guardian ad litem, court personnel and judges, there are psychologists, therapists, psychiatrists, counselors, foster parents, adoptive parents and on and on. All are looking to the children in state custody to provide job security.

That the Adoption and Safe Families Act set in motion first in 1974 by Walter Mondell, and later in 1997 by President Bill Clinton, offered cash bonuses to the states for every child they adopted out of foster care.

Nancy Schaefer speech:

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Since the death of the Schaefers, evidence continues to mount that CPS has been infested with dubious characters. Some examples:

KSL TV 2022: “Ex-attorney for Utah AG’s Child Protection Division now accused of producing child porn” 

Child Protection Services (CPS) staff member William Shaffer was arrested in July 2013 for purchasing nearly $7,000 worth of child pornography (aka rape and torture). According to the criminal complaint against Shaffer, “A 1987 police report alleged Shaffer sexually molested a boy between the ages of 8 and 9. The police report alleged the incident happened while Shafer was a Child Protective Services employee.”

News Punch 2017: In one of the most horrific examples of state-sponsored child abuse in recent history, a lawsuit alleges that Arizona’s Department of Child Safety placed a toddler with a man who ran a “pornographic pedophile ring” out of his home. According to the lawsuit, the foster mother burned her with scalding water over 80 percent of her body.

Chicago Tribune 2019–A serial pedophile’s employment in Chicago Public Schools has remained “largely hidden,” according to a report. At one point, CPS even denied the man ever worked for the district, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Thomas Hacker, who died in prison in June at 81, sexually abused hundreds of children in Illinois and Indiana as a Catholic church employee, a scout leader and a park district employee, according to the report.

Hacker was then hired by CPS in 1970, and remained in his position for 10 years, despite being convicted of sexually abusing boys twice during his time there, the Tribune reported.

Big League Politics 2019 — The Department of Justice crackdown on suspected child predators within government child protective agencies is picking up steam.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey announced: An Atlantic County, New Jersey, man who was previously employed by the N.J. Department of Child Protection and Permanency (NJDCP&P) was charged today for allegedly receiving, distributing and producing images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Kayan Frazier, 27, of Somers Point, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of producing visual depictions of a child engaged in sexually explicit conduct, one count of receipt of child pornography and one count of distribution of child pornography. Frazier is expected to appear this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen M. Williams in Camden federal court.

News Punch 2017 — The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office in New Jersey has charged 55-year-old Charles Borrelli, a senior employee of the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, with third-degree possession of child pornography.

Investigators say that during the search they seized multiple digital devices from his residence that all were found to contain child pornography.

Another CPS employee and former Utica cop, Stanley Dorozynski, 53, was arrested in December 2010 and convicted with two counts, one each, of possessing and receiving child pornography.

Ex-attorney for Utah AG’s Child Protection Division now accused of producing child porn

KSL | Sept. 15, 2022

Just three weeks after an attorney who used to work for the Child Protection Division of the Utah Attorney General’s Office was arrested and accused of possessing child pornography, he was arrested again and accused of producing child pornography.

Gary Lee Bell, 66, of Spanish Fork, was arrested Tuesday by Utah County sheriff’s deputies for investigation of 12 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, aggravated sexual abuse of a child and sodomy on a child.

In August, detectives with the Utah County sheriff’s Special Victims Unit arrested Bell after they said they found images depicting child pornography on electronic devices owned by Bell. This occurred after detectives received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that child pornography was being downloaded.

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Executive Order Advances Biotech-Transhumanist Agenda

  • September 12, 2022, President Biden signed the “Executive Order on Advancing Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Innovation for a Sustainable, Safe and Secure American Bioeconomy”

  • Specified in that order is the development of genetic engineering technologies and techniques “to be able to write circuitry for cells and predictably program biology in the same way in which we write software and program computers,” as well as genetic technologies to “unlock the power of biological data” using “computing tools and artificial intelligence”

  • This executive order establishes a fast-tracked pipeline of mRNA shots and other gene therapies that will further the transhumanist agenda to create augmented humans and bring us into a post-human world

  • Drug makers have clearly expected this free-for-all as they have loads of mRNA candidates in their pipelines. September 14, 2022, Pfizer initiated a Phase 3 study that will test a quadrivalent mRNA-based flu shot on 25,000 American adults

  • Moderna began its Phase 3 mRNA flu jab trial in early June 2022. Ultimately, Moderna wants to create an annual mRNA shot that covers all of the top 10 viruses that result in hospitalizations each year

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September 12, 2022, President Biden signed the “Executive Order on Advancing Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Innovation for a Sustainable, Safe and Secure American Bioeconomy.”1

Specified in that order is the development of genetic engineering technologies and techniques “to be able to write circuitry for cells and predictably program biology in the same way in which we write software and program computers,” as well as genetic technologies to “unlock the power of biological data” using “computing tools and artificial intelligence.”

Additionally, “obstacles for commercialization” will be reduced “so that innovative technologies and products can reach markets faster.” What we have here is, in a nutshell, the creation of a fast-tracked mRNA pipeline.

When, in June 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration quietly implemented a “Future Framework” scheme2 to deliver reformulated COVID boosters without additional testing, I predicted that this “no testing required” formula would spread beyond COVID shots. And, according to this executive order, that’s exactly what’s about to happen.

In early September 2022, the FDA also put out medically false and misleading COVID booster campaign messages that prove we’ve officially entered the era of transhumanism:

“It’s time to install that update! #UpdateYourAntibodies with a new #COVID19 booster.”3 “Don’t be shocked! You can now #RechargeYourImmunity with an updated #COVID19 booster.”4

Historically, gene therapies have had to jump through extra hoops, which is why so few exist on the market. As of 2021, there were 20 gene therapies commercially available.5 The world’s first gene therapy trial didn’t begin until 1990, so this is still a very new field.

The entire gene therapy field actually collapsed overnight in 1999, when a teenage trial participant died from side effects. An FDA investigation concluded research had moved too fast and that safety “had not been put first.”6 Progress, thanks to increased caution, slowed from there on.

Such caution is now being thrown to the wind, and it’s not difficult to predict there will be disastrous ramifications. Millions will die from poorly tested gene therapies and, eventually, medical research and allopathic medicine will both cease to exist, as survivors vow to have nothing to do with that murderous cabal ever again.

The only way they might be able to keep going is if they are in control of people’s brain function and/or able to force drugs under threat of death, or worse — neither of which is impossible at this point, shockingly enough. In the meantime, we’re looking at a cornucopia of mRNA shots coming our way.

Not surprisingly, mRNA flu shots are in the works.7 While we probably won’t see mRNA flu shots during the 2022/2023 winter season, there’s every reason to expect they’ll be rolled out next year.

September 14, 2022, Pfizer initiated a Phase 3 study, which will test a quadrivalent mRNA-based flu shot on 25,000 American adults.8 Pfizer is also exploring mRNA technology that uses self-amplifying RNA (saRNA), for potential use in the future.9

Moderna began its Phase 3 mRNA flu jab trial in early June 2022.10 It’s also working on mRNA shots for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and cytomegalovirus (CMV), which is in the herpes family, as well as a SARS-CoV-2-influenza combination shot. Ultimately, Moderna wants to create an annual mRNA shot that covers all of the top 10 viruses that result in hospitalizations each year.11

Its current flu jab candidate, mRNA-1010, encodes for the hemagglutinin (HA) glycoproteins of four different influenza strains, including influenza A/H1N1, A/H3N2, influenza B/Yamagata and B/Victoria. According to Moderna:12

“HA is a major influenza surface glycoprotein that is considered an important target to generate broad protection against influenza and is the primary target of currently available influenza vaccines.”

Over the past three years, I’ve written several articles exploring the transhumanist agenda, which all these mRNA shots and genetic technologies are part and parcel of. Basically, the goal of the transhumanist movement is to transcend biology through technology, and to meld human biology with technology and artificial intelligence.

In September 2020, I posted a video with Dr. Carrie Madej (above), in which she suggested we were standing at the crossroads of transhumanism, thanks to the fast approaching release of mRNA COVID-19 shots.

“One reason why it’s important to know whether synthetic RNA creates permanent changes in the genome is because synthetic genes are patented. If they cause permanent changes, humans will contain patented genes, and that brings up very serious questions, seeing how patents have owners, and owners have patent rights.”

Since these shots are designed to manipulate your biology, they have the potential to also alter the biology of the entire human race. Nearly two years later, we still don’t know the extent to which they might be doing that, yet more fast-tracked and untested gene therapies are on the way.

One reason why it’s important to know for certain whether synthetic RNA ends up creating permanent changes in the genome is because synthetic genes are patented. If they cause permanent changes, humans will contain patented genes, and that brings up very serious questions, seeing how patents have owners, and owners have patent rights.

The hydrogel used to preserve the mRNA can also contain nanobots to create a bioelectric interface capable of connecting to a smartphone or other interface. Novel technologies that measure biological data, such as blood sugar, are based on this. Such technologies will, of course, have immediate ramifications for our privacy.

Who will collect and have access to all this data? Who will be responsible for protecting it? How will it be used? Also, if your cellphone can receive information from your body, what information can your body receive from it, or other sources? Could transmissions affect your mood? Your behavior? Your physical function? Your thoughts or memories?

So far, it doesn’t appear as though the COVID shots have these kinds of capabilities built in, but we do know for a fact that militaries around the world are exploring and working toward such capabilities. In fact, it’s an arms race in its own right.

In his September 14, 2022, Substack article,13 “Human Cyborgs Are Just the Beginning,” Dr. Robert Malone reviewed several of those plans. Certain report titles alone tell the story, such as the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Biotechnologies for Health and Human Performance Council’s report,14 “Cyborg Soldier 2050: Human/Machine Fusion and the Implications for the Future of the DOD.” It doesn’t leave a whole lot to the imagination, does it? According to the assessment abstract:

“The primary objective of this effort was to forecast and evaluate the military implications of machines that are physically integrated with the human body to augment and enhance human performance over the next 30 years.

This report summarizes this assessment and findings; identifies four potential military-use cases for new technologies in this area; and assesses their impact upon the DOD organizational structure, warfighter doctrine and tactics, and interoperability with U.S. allies and civil society.”

Human augmentation technologies deemed technically feasible by 2050 at the latest include ocular enhancements to improve sight and situational awareness, optogenetic bodysuit to restore or improve muscular strength and control, auditory enhancements, and neural enhancement of the brain for two-way data transfers and brain-to-brain communication.

In “The Plan to Turn You Into a Genetically Edited Cyborg,” I covered another shockingly dystopian report by the U.K. Ministry of Defense and the German Bundeswehr Office for Defense Planning, published in May 2021.

That report, “Human Augmentation — The Dawn of a New Paradigm, a Strategic Implications Project,”15 reviews the scientific goals of the U.K. and German defense ministries, and they basically mirror that of the U.S. DOD. On page 12 of the report, the concept of the human body as a platform is described, and how various parts of the human platform can be augmented. For example:

  • Physical performance such as strength, dexterity, speed and endurance can be enhanced, as well as physical senses. One example given is gene editing for enhanced sight 

  • Psychological performance such as cognition, emotion and motivation can be influenced to activate and direct desired behavior. Examples of cognitive augmentation include improving memory, attention, alertness, creativity, understanding, decision-making, intelligence and vigilance

  • Social performance — “The ability to perceive oneself as part of a group and the readiness to act as part of the team” — can be influenced. Communication skills, collaboration and trust are also included here

They list several different ways to influence the physical, psychological and social performance of the “human platform,” including genetics (germ line and somatic modification), synthetic biology, invasive (internal) and noninvasive (external) brain interfaces, passive and powered exoskeletons, drugs and nano technology, neurostimulation, augmented reality technologies such as external holograms or glasses with built-in artificial intelligence, and sensory augmentation technologies such as external sensors or implants.

As noted in this report, “Human augmentation has the potential to … change the meaning of what it means to be a human.” This is precisely what Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), has stated is the goal of The Fourth Industrial Revolution.16

WEF has been at the center of global affairs for more than 40 years, and if you take the time to dive into WEF’s Fourth Industrial Revolution material, you realize that it’s all about transhumanism. It’s about the merger of man and machine.

This is a dystopian future that WEF and its global allies are actively trying to implement, whether humanity at large agrees with it or not. Importantly, the “Human Augmentation” report readily admits that human augmentation can “directly enhance behavior.”

And, if you think these reports are just brain fodder for geeks in uniforms, think again. The U.K. Defense and Security Accelerator (DASA) is currently, right now, accepting proposals for human augmentation technologies such as those listed above.17 Grants of 70,000 euros ($74,000), will be given to proposals that can provide proof of concept.

Both the DOD’s “Cyborg Soldier” report and the British/German “Human Augmentation” reports discuss the fact that human augmentation will inevitably widen already existing disparities, inequalities and inequities, and therefore, “efforts should be undertaken to reverse negative cultural narratives of enhancement technologies.”18

In other words, don’t let people come to the conclusion that human cyborgs are a bad idea, because at worst that might prevent their development, and at best, it’ll pitch regular people against the augmented elite, making their efforts to rule the plebs more difficult.

As noted by Malone, “Once again, we are being played before we even know what the playing field looks like.”19

Disturbingly, considering how nontransparent governments have been so far, it’s not inconceivable that technologies capable of influencing thoughts and behaviors would be used on populations without informing anyone, which makes the list of potential risks one takes with each new mRNA injection even longer than it already is.

But we don’t need to be genetically reengineered or have nanobots introduced into our brains to be at risk of outside manipulation. That’s already happening through noninvasive means.

In a November 2019 interview with CNN,20 history professor Yuval Noah Harari, a Klaus Schwab disciple, stated that humans are already “hackable,” meaning the technology exists by which a company or government can know you better than you know yourself, and this knowledge can be used for both good and ill.

According to Harari, the available capabilities already go far beyond Orwell’s “1984” authoritarian vision, and it’s only going to become more powerful from here.

He predicted that algorithms will increasingly be used to make decisions that historically have been made by humans, either yourself or someone else, including whether or not you’ll be hired for a particular job, whether you’ll be granted a loan, what scholastic curriculum you will follow and even whom you will marry.

To learn more about the larger issues of transhumanism and the race to merge man with machine and artificial intelligence, check out the Truthstream Media video below.

For example, there are even ongoing attempts to upload the human mind into the cloud, ultimately creating a form of “digital hive mind” where everyone communicates via “Wi-Fi telepathy.” This, despite the fact we still do not fully understand what “the mind” actually is, or where it’s located.

I don’t know what it will take to prevent the dystopian post-human world envisioned by Schwab and his technocratic minions, but I suspect education would be a cornerstone of such an endeavor. In order for there to be a resistance, enough people need to be aware of what the plan is, and where we’re actually being led with all these novel therapies and inventions.

In the shorter term, it’s crucial to realize that the fast-tracking of “genetic engineering technologies and techniques to be able to write circuitry for cells and predictably program biology in the same way in which we write software and program computers” means they’re going to cut corners. Loads of them.

Testing is basically going to be done on the population at large, just as they’ve done with the COVID jabs. The results of such experimentation are relatively predictable. People will be seriously injured and many will die. So, think long and hard before you agree to take any of these forthcoming gene therapies.

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Why Coffee Affects Metabolism

  • Researchers found the caffeine in one standard cup of coffee stimulated brown fat activity, burning more energy and potentially improving insulin sensitivity. These activities may help improve weight management

  • Daily coffee drinkers also enjoy greater metabolism of fatty acids and a downregulation of the endocannabinoid system, which regulates cognition, immunity, sleep and appetite, having the opposite effect in the body than the ingestion of cannabis

  • Your body has white fat and brown fat cells; the white cells may be programmed to brown cells when the programming is not naturally suppressed by a special protein. Conversion of white to brown fat is known as “beige” or “brite” fat

  • The location of fat is important, since subcutaneous fat just under the skin is not as dangerous as visceral fat found deep in your abdomen around your organs. You may increase the activity of the brown fat you already have through exercise, exposure to cold and sleeping in a cool environment

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Many people struggle with obesity and being overweight. According to the CDC, the prevalence of both conditions was measured nationally in 2015-2016, finding 71.6% of the U.S. population were either overweight or obese. By 2022 that number had escalated to 74%. Although some corporations, like Coca-Cola propose you may out-exercise a poor diet, research has found it is a combination of a healthy diet and exercise that has the greatest benefit.

In mid-2015 The New York Times reported on the activities of Global Energy Balance Network, a nonprofit organization funded by Coca-Cola to promote the argument that exercise is more important than diet. The organization disbanded by the end of the year.

In 2017, weight loss and weight management was worth $66 billion each year according to a market research firm Marketdata, LLC. In their press release they reported that the number of active dieters had fallen by 10% since 2015.

The market — which can include diet pills, shakes and supplements, medical weight loss clinics, frozen entrees and online services — declined during the pandemic to a record low of $58 billion, but quickly rose to $72.6 billion in 2021.

There are several factors contributing to your ability to lose weight, including getting enough quality sleep each night, supporting a healthy gut microbiome and choosing to eat more whole food and less processed food. A recent study published in Scientific Reports has demonstrated coffee may affect your metabolism and mobilize metabolically active brown fat.

Brown adipose tissue (BAT) may generate heat (thermogenesis) and burn glucose and fats through a mitochondrial reaction mediated by mitochondrial uncoupling protein 1 (UCP1). Energy balance prevents the development of obesity, and while physical activity may dissipate some energy, the body also uses a system of thermogenesis, or the production of heat through the burning of energy.

Upregulation of UCP1 may reduce the potential for obesity and improve insulin sensitivity as it is one of the systems of thermogenesis in brown fat. In the Scientific Reports study, researchers looked at the effect of caffeine on BAT both in the test tube and in humans.

They wrote that past studies demonstrated the activation of BAT through nutrients or cold exposure. Caffeine demonstrated an upregulation of UCP1 in obese mice but the extent that it directly affected BAT in humans was not known. The researchers first used cells from mice and human bone marrow stem cells cultured in a test tube and then introduced caffeine.

Their analysis was performed using several tests, including mitochondrial staining, transmission electron microscopy and gene expression analysis. Next, nine healthy human volunteers with a mean body mass index of 23, within normal range, were engaged to participate. They either drank a caffeinated beverage or water and then remained sitting for 30 minutes.

The researchers found treatment of the cell cultures with caffeine increased the expression of UCP1. They also analyzed and compared the thermal imaging done 30 minutes after drinking the beverages against those done before.

The images showed an increased temperature of BAT in the subclavicular area in adults after drinking coffee. This reflected an increase in heat production in BAT not demonstrated after drinking water.

The Scientific Reports researchers said this is the first study to demonstrate caffeine’s stimulation on UCP1 in vitro that could be projected to the ingestion of caffeine by humans through a standard sized cup of coffee. Michael Symonds, Ph.D., from the school of medicine at the University of Nottingham, co-directed the study. As reported in a press release from the university, he commented:

“From our previous work, we knew that brown fat is mainly located in the neck region, so we were able to image someone straight after they had a drink to see if the brown fat got hotter. The results were positive and we now need to ascertain that caffeine as one of the ingredients in the coffee is acting as the stimulus or if there’s another component helping with the activation of brown fat.”

The researchers believe this suggested that caffeine in a standard cup of coffee could increase the metabolic rate and enhance BAT function. They theorize this activity has the potential to contribute to weight loss. They wrote:

“In conclusion, these results provide new complementary in vitro and in vivo evidence that caffeine (and a coffee beverage) can promote BAT function at doses compatible with human use.”

New discoveries about coffee and the impact it has on health are reported frequently. Some reports state that caffeine helps you live longer, while others associate caffeine with increasing your potential risk to danger. It can be difficult to know what to believe.

In a study published by Northwestern Medicine, scientists discovered coffee changed significantly more metabolites in the body than had been known. After eating or drinking, your body produces metabolites, or chemicals. A higher number of affected metabolites may explain, in part, the number of effects coffee has on the body.

The researchers gathered 47 habitual coffee drinkers and ask them to stop drinking coffee for one month. In the following month the participants drank four cups of coffee each day and in the last month they drank eight cups of coffee each day. During the study, the researchers collected samples of their blood, evaluating for the number and type of metabolites.

They found that the levels of 115 metabolites were altered by drinking coffee, 82 of which were known to affect 33 biological pathways. They also discovered three novel links to coffee including steroid metabolites, fatty acid metabolism and the effect it had on the endocannabinoid system.

Your body normally has cannabinoid receptors in the neurological system. The researchers found the neurotransmitters related to this system were reduced after drinking four to eight cups of coffee each day. The effect is opposite of what would be expected when cannabis is ingested.

The researchers point out the body’s endocannabinoid system regulates cognition, immunity, sleep, appetite and energy functions to name a few. Additionally, they found the metabolites related to the androsteroid system, suggesting to the researchers coffee may help eliminate steroids from the body.

This may help in cancers significantly affected by steroid levels. Lead author Marilyn Cornelis, Ph.D., assistant professor of preventive medicine, commented:

“These are entirely new pathways by which coffee might affect health. Now we want to delve deeper and study how these changes affect the body. The increased coffee consumption over the two-month span of the trial may have created enough stress to trigger a decrease in metabolites in this system. It could be our bodies’ adaptation to try to get stress levels back to equilibrium.”

Regarding the association among coffee, weight loss and a reduced risk of Type 2 diabetes, she said:

“This is often thought to be due to caffeine’s ability to boost fat metabolism or the glucose-regulating effects of polyphenols (plant-derived chemicals). Our new findings linking coffee to endocannabinoids offer alternative explanations worthy of further study.”

Three different types of fat perform different functions in your body. Researchers in the featured study were interested in the effect caffeine would have on activating BAT, and thus increase thermogenesis and energy metabolism. Symonds commented:

“Brown fat works in a different way to other fat in your body and produces heat by burning sugar and fat, often in response to cold. Increasing its activity improves blood sugar control as well as improving blood lipid levels and the extra calories burnt help with weight loss. However, until now, no one has found an acceptable way to stimulate its activity in humans.

This is the first study in humans to show that something like a cup of coffee can have a direct effect on our brown fat functions. The potential implications of our results are pretty big, as obesity is a major health concern for society and we also have a growing diabetes epidemic and brown fat could potentially be part of the solution in tackling them.”

The most common type of fat cells are white adipocytes, where excess energy is stored, increasing the risk of obesity. Overloading these cells leads to related conditions, such as Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. On the other side of the spectrum are brown adipocytes, which are thermogenically active and more prevalent in children than adults.

Researchers have discovered white fat cells may be programmed to turn brown, but this programming is suppressed by the FLCN protein. The function to suppress brown fat programming is performed in cooperation with another pathway, which is active during cell processes, including tumor formation, insulin resistance and fat cell growth.

That particular pathway, called mTOR, is activated by amino acids and insulin, as well as growth factors, which in turn help suppress brown fat programming. The conversion of white fat to BAT cells is known as “brite” or “beige” fat cells.

The body’s sympathetic nervous system is capable of doing this on a small scale but since white fat cells are connected to other organ systems, on a large scale within the body it is not possible. Scientists are experimenting with conversion of white fat outside the body to beige fat and then reintroducing to help fight obesity.

Where fat is located on your body makes a difference to your health. White fat performs two important functions: It stores excess calories and releases hormones that control metabolism. Fat may be stored directly under the skin, called subcutaneous fat, or deep in the abdomen around your organs, called visceral fat.

Subcutaneous fat is often found on the thighs and buttocks and does not usually cause as many problems as visceral. According to Harvard Health, 90% of body fat in most individuals is subcutaneous, which might be described as the fat you can pinch. It accumulates in the lower body, creating a pear shape.

The remaining 10% is intra-abdominal or visceral fat, beneath the abdominal wall and surrounding your organs. This type of fat is strongly associated with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance. In a study from the University of Illinois, researchers found a regulatory molecule produced a bodily response leading to higher amounts of visceral fat with increased caloric intake.

One way the mTOR pathway is stimulated is through excessive protein intake. This stimulation helps suppress white fat to BAT programming. There are additional ways of activating your brown fat to burn more energy and convert some of your white fat to beige, also increasing thermogenesis, without drugs or surgery. Here are five strategies you may consider:

  • Exercise — In a study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, researchers found one reason exercise may boost metabolism is through increasing levels of a lipokine molecule that had been linked to cold temperatures in the past.

    • The researchers found the function of brown fat during exercise was to tell the muscle to use more fatty acids as fuel. They confirmed their results in an animal study during which they found lipokines after the mice exercised, but once BAT was removed from the mice there was no evidence of exercise-induced increase.

  • Cold — Several studies have demonstrated that exposure to cold temperatures increases glucose burning in brown fat and upregulates UCP1 proteins. It also increases BAT activation, reduces fat and changes mitochondria in skeletal muscle and BAT. Daily exposure increases the volume of BAT and the oxidative capacity.

  • Sleep — One method studied to expose participants to a cool environment was to reduce the ambient temperature during sleep. Researchers engaged five men over four months. The participants did their regular activities during the day and then returned to their rooms each evening.

    • The temperature in the room was set to 75 degrees Fahrenheit (F) during the first month, 66 F in the following two months, and 81 F in the final month. After one month of exposure to mild cold temperatures the researchers measured a 42% increase in BAT volume and 10% rise in metabolic activity in the participants.

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The no virus people: Tom Cowan, Stefan Lanka, Andrew Kaufman, Sam Bailey, Mark Bailey, …

Please stop asking me about the “no virus” people which include the people above as well as people such as Alec Zeck and Jon Rappoport.

These people refuse to engage in an open public recorded discussion with me, or qualified experts such as JJ Couey, Kevin McKernan, James Lyons-Weiler, or anyone else who understands virology.

They won’t do a recorded zoom call for even 5 minutes.

They won’t do it for free, and they won’t do it for a million dollar reward. They won’t respond to emails either inviting them to a recorded video discussion.

They don’t seem to be camera shy when there is nobody knowledgeable enough to challenge them on camera.

I have written at least 10 articles on this topic as summarized in this article.

Until someone provides evidence that the principals are ready to show up for a public discussion where each side is given equal talk time, I will not be commenting on this topic any further. It is a complete waste of time.

Dr. Paul Marik on why doctors aren’t speaking out

My blue pilled friends who believe the vaccines are safe have told me they would reconsider their position if just a single one of their own doctors came out against the vaccine. One of them said even if a “TV doctor” (such as Sanjay Gupta) said it was unsafe, they would reconsider their position.

I told them that doctors are afraid to speak out because they will lose their ability to practice medicine if they challenge the mainstream narrative.

My friends find that too hard to believe. They asked me incredulously, “Why would the medical community silence doctors who are trying to save lives?”

They didn’t believe my answer.

So I wanted to interview a doctor who is very highly respected and who is not an “anti-vaxxer” to explain it to them.

Here is my interview with Dr. Marik on the subject where he describes how he was personally retaliated by the medical community after he discovered early treatment work and the vaccines are unsafe. It’s really stunning. They actually had to fabricate patients who don’t exist.

Note also that Dr. Marik was a believer in the COVID vaccine; he took it just like he was told. It took him months looking at the evidence before he changed his mind.

I asked him in the interview, “Now that you realize the vaccines are not safe, could you have gotten it wrong this time?” He said, “No, the evidence is very clear.”

He regrets not having done his homework and trusting others when he took the shot. It was only after he looked at the data directly himself, he said the data was crystal clear.

When he started speaking out, he was retaliated against by the medical community.

If you believe that doctors and other medical professionals should be allowed to speak out without fear of retribution, please add your name here to show there is widespread support for this. This should take you less than 30 seconds and is important since legislators in states like California believe these doctors should be retaliated against.

You can view the signers here.

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