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Why are so many people dieing of Cancer and other deadly diseases? What's the real reason for the increase? Why aren't we told the truth?

If birds die earlier, from not eating a proper diet, then we will too.

We all need proper nutrition to stay well and healthier, and liver a longer life. It's a fact that good nutrition helps combat diseases, (See picture - Linus Pauling - Nobel Prize Winner)

Since the 1980s there's been a dramatic rise in human diseases, cancer, heart diseases, mental health problems etc.

The main reason for this increase is a dramatic soil depletion problem, caused by bad farming management. (Since the 1970s)

Before you shop at your local supermarket

First consider these facts

Soil Depletion and Chemical Contamination - Due to soil depletion, caused by bad farming methods. Fruits and Vegetables are much Less Nutritious than they were decades ago. (They don't even taste as good, as they did over 50 years ago) So for this reason and the excessive use of chemicals used in modern farming, that reduces the soils fertility even further. You should only buy organically grown fruits and vegetables (Or grow your own produce, rather than buy from supermarkets) to be healthy.

The crops we buy today from the supermarkets have very little nutritional value. It is true that fruits and vegetables grown decades ago were much richer in vitamins and minerals than the varieties most of us get today.

The main culprit in this disturbing nutritional trend is soil depletion: Modern intensive agricultural methods have stripped increasing amounts of nutrients from the soil and then contaminated the ground with harmful toxic chemicals - That include: herbicides, and pesticides, which the food we all eat every day grows in. Sadly, each successive generation of faster-growing, pest-resistant crops, are truly less good for you than the ones before.

Please study pictures below...

Compare the differences between conventional and organic farming

Conventionally - grown produce - Facts

Grown with synthetic or chemical fertilisers.

Weeds are controlled with chemical herbicides.

Pests are controlled with synthetic pesticides.

Organic fruit and vegetable - Facts

Grown with natural fertilisers (manure, compost).

Weeds are controlled naturally (crop rotation, hand weeding, mulching, and tilling).

Pests are controlled using natural methods (birds, insects, traps) and naturally-derived pesticides.

I wonder if you can help me. I am a producer at Plimsoll Productions. We are about to start producing a new series for a major UK terrestrial broadcaster and we are on the hunt for animal lovers in the UK.

The programme will follow families as they are taught to train their pets amazing and unexpected tricks. The show is very light hearted, and family friendly. We have 2 experienced animal behaviourists on board. They will meet the families and their pets, set a training scheme and mentor their family through the training process. We are hoping to film families with all kinds of pets – from dogs and cats to parrots and goats!

We’d so appreciate your help!

We will be filming the series at the beginning of next year and would be really keen to hear from you ( or your friends or family!) who might like to take part in the programme. If you think that you can help, please let me know. It should be really great fun, for both the pets and their people!

We are particularly looking for people who want to train their pet for a specific reason – perhaps Mom is tired of tidying up the house every evening and could use some canine assistance with picking up her kids’ toys. We could even train an animal to be a ring bearer at a wedding! Our experts have already successfully taught household pets to do all kinds of super tasks such as loading and unloading the washing machine, wake up the kids on an alarm or bring the TV remote when asked. They love a challenge and will do their best to train anything and everything that pet owners can come up with!

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Thank you in advance for your help.

Very best wishes,

Rachel Keenan

Rachel Keenan

Casting AP l Teach My Pet

Plimsoll Productions

Tel: 44 (0) 117-307-2300

Registered Company No. 8519094