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Life Enthusiast podcast 025 – Stories From the Field, how to build long term health
Scott Paton: Welcome back everybody. You are listening to the Life Enthusiast Co-Op podcast. I am your co-host Scott Paton along with Martin Pytela, restoring vitality to you and to the planet. Hey Martin, how are you doing this week?
Martin Pytela: Doing great, thanks Scott.
Scott Paton: Excellent. I really found the stories of our customers fascinating last week and you had mentioned one of the ladies who is 64 years old and it occurred to me like my parents are hitting, they are getting very close to 80, late 70s, 80s and they have been very healthy all their life, but I am noticing they are slowing down a little bit, they don’t remember things quite as clearly as they… or as sharply maybe as they did before and I know a lot of other friends of mine are having the same thing where their parents are not quite as active and not quite as… they don’t get around as much, they are not quite as sharp as they were and it occurred to me that probably if they had more nutrition in their body, they would be better off. So, I was wondering if that would be something we could talk about this particular podcast.
Martin Pytela: Yeah, I think it is a great idea. In fact, as you talked to me about it, it reminded me, recently Jevari Oberon was writing about his 90-year-old dad, who is probably the longest Exsula customer that we have because he is still alive and still taking it and he started taking it back in 1985 or 1986.
Scott Paton: Wow.
Martin Pytela: Well, actually Jevari quotes it as 22 years. So, that would have been ’85. Yeah. You know, back in 1984, Bernie (the dad) was 68 and he was a good guy and they always ate healthfully. I mean he is a second generation vegetarian. You know mom is a good cook and they grow organic foods, never drank, never smoked, strong Christian faith type of folks and I have got to quote this, “Dad always had his little nest of supplement capsules on the breakfast table and took them every morning and dad always attended to his physical exercise and drank plenty of good water. Mom was less inclined to do these things and a little more mainstream. She would take the cold remedies and drank lot of dairy and she had passed away after a very tough year due to a stroke 16 years ago.”
Scott Paton: I am sorry to hear that.
Martin Pytela: So, mom died because well, I don’t know we can’t blame it on dairy and whatever, but she did die. Anyway, so to continue, “After a year on my earliest formula, dad confided that prior to the beginning on this formula, he had been having angina pains from just walking out to the mailbox and back and in other ways had begun to feel his age already at 68 and no wonder. Anyway, it looked okay and they lived okay, they lived well, but anyway, so, dad says after just a few weeks on the formula, that his angina pain had gone away and not returned.”
Scott Paton: Nice.
Martin Pytela: “And as the newer products came onboard, you know dad kept adding more of these products.” Actually, he calls here now and then too looking for stuff and it has been fun talking to him. Anyway, “a few months ago,” this is now talking in 2007, “dad celebrated his 90th birthday” and Jevari says, “I want to honor him for setting an excellent example of a healthy living lifestyle and faithful use of these wonderful superfoods.”
Scott Paton: Nice.
Martin Pytela: “Never had cancer, diabetes, prostate problems nor any one of the hundred problems I hear about all the time from others much younger than dad. In the years since mom passed, dad has remarried, been an English teaching missionary in Taiwan for a year, gone jet boating, traveled in the country in their motor home, and they often take a road trip from here in Washington to Desert Hot Springs in California. He is still quite active around the yard. Dad is still fit and trim. He is a good, accident-free driver. People are amazed at his keen mind, clear voice, and firm handshake. He often memorizes entire chapters of scripture and people generally take him to be a healthy 70-year-old. During this regular checkups, the doctors offer to trade their personal health numbers like blood pressure and cholesterol with him.”
Scott Paton: [laughs]
Martin Pytela: So, when you ask him what has made the difference and he will quickly tell you. It is the Exsula products and just remember that 21 years ago, he was suffering from angina. He was not a healthy fellow and what’s the big deal? Use it. Use it. Use it. Use it.
Scott Paton: So, Martin, for those of us that maybe aren’t really clear, could you tell us what angina is?
Martin Pytela: Oh, angina? Angina would be the pain around the heart. It is the pain a person experiences… it sort of feels like somebody took a hand, put a hand on your heart and squeezed it.
Scott Paton: Is it a sharp pain?
Martin Pytela: Oh, could be.
Scott Paton: Could be. So, if you are doing any kind of activity and get this sharp pain or it feels like you have someone squeezing your heart, that’s probably what it is, not a pleasant experience no doubt.
Martin Pytela: Not at all. Now, it is many, many people suffer with it. If you see people taking nitroglycerin supplements or pills, that’s what they are for. They just cut that pain and many, many people are on that. I mean consider that about half of the population dies of heart failure. So, it has got to be a common problem.
Scott Paton: Proper nutrition makes a big difference.
Martin Pytela: Yeah, you know but here is the neat thing right? Here is a guy who is actually still driving…
Scott Paton: At 90…
Martin Pytela: At 90. Anyway, we had a similar situation here in my family. My wife’s mom, she got quite ill just last year and finally, she consented, finally she decided that she was going to start using some of these supplements that we have in the business and… I mean she was walking around with a… one of those four-wheel carts you know? Pushing… what is that called? Do you remember? A walker I think.
Scott Paton: A walker, yeah.
Martin Pytela: But it was a walker on wheels, so, yeah, about six months ago, she was able to give up on that. She is now walking steady on her own.
Scott Paton: Nice.
Martin Pytela: Yeah, so, she is slowly improving. I think she is 83 or 84, but sure enough… I found it so difficult to do anything for my family. Do you find that, that nobody seems to be able to trust that you yourself are an expert?
Scott Paton: Yeah, there is an old, old saying isn’t it you’ll never prophet in your hometown?
Martin Pytela: Yeah, that’s it. Yeah, same story here with us, with the family. We have already given up on trying to tell them what to do.
Scott Paton: Yeah. Yeah, you just can’t do it although I am thinking I am going to give my dad some of this Exsula to try because…
Martin Pytela: Yeah, okay.
Scott Paton: He is getting close to 80 and he has got a problem with white and red corpuscles and he has had some…
Martin Pytela: Yeah, you need to try and detoxify his blood and lymphatic system, that’s what you need to do. You know, I have had a lot of success with these ionic spas, not that they are cheap. We are selling them for $600, but man, these things work well.
Scott Paton: They clean out the…
Martin Pytela: Yeah, you just… you just put the person in front of their favorite television show and put their feet in the tub of water together with this set of electrodes and half an hour later, there they are, all bettered up.
Scott Paton: [laughs] excellent.
Martin Pytela: It helps with cleanse the toxins out of the lymphatic system, which… that’s one of those basics; we talked about it many times.
Scott Paton: That’s right.
Martin Pytela: If you could take the acidity out of the lymphatic system, you improve the oxygen carrying capacity of the lymph.
Scott Paton: Right.
Martin Pytela: Yeah. So, that’s… that’s a biggie.
Scott Paton: And that’s… if you don’t have that going for you, then no wonder people are out of breath. You know, I can’t enough air into my lungs. Well, it’s actually getting the air from your lungs into your blood, right?
Martin Pytela: Yeah, you can breathe… I mean you can breathe all you want, so, the blood is oxygenated, but it is not getting to the tissues because at the last stage, it’s the lymph that’s actually supposed to carry it to the tissues and it is not. I think I am going to launch into a sidebar here. Did I talk about my friend and his emphysema? How we worked on it?
Scott Paton: No. I don’t think so.
Martin Pytela: Okay. So, here is the story. Here is… this is a 54-year-old male, former athlete, sprinter, like really in a great shape, a guy who still plays soccer and does all kinds of stuff, very active. Anyway, he is telling me, “You know what, I am in trouble. I am going to have to give it up because I just can’t breathe.” He went to the doctors and they diagnosed it and he had it on paper, diagnosed with emphysema; just certified emphysema. He says, “What do I do?” I said, “You know it is probably the Zymitol that you need to use for this.” So, he got on it. This is his third large bottle of it, so, that would be about eight months into it and he has gone to the doctors and had himself checked out and the doctor confirms there is no emphysema. You are 100%. This doesn’t exist in your body anymore.
Scott Paton: Nice.
Martin Pytela: Oh, yeah, never mind nice. He says to me, “I owe you big time. I owe you my life back.” I mean this is a guy who was just thinking that he was going to have to pack it up.
Scott Paton: Yeah, sit on a rocking chair for the rest of his life; at 54, that’s young.
Martin Pytela: Yeah, well, you know it happens. I mean peak athletic performance leads to these extreme usage of your body. So, they wear out quicker. So, anyway, just a few months ago, he was on a skiing holiday in Italy with guys much younger who are Master Class training national team type of skiers and he was keeping up with them.
Scott Paton: Good for him.
Martin Pytela: Yeah. I couldn’t keep up with them because I am not athletically inclined, but I am just so pleased and he is even more so.
Scott Paton: So, what product did he use again?
Martin Pytela: He was using Zymitol. It is the Generation Plus Zymitol. It is a proteolytic enzyme. It is used for removal of fibrin. So, that would be counteracting scars, sports injuries, overtraining, but it also works great on tumors like fibroid tumors in ladies.
Scott Paton: Oh, okay. Yeah, we had mentioned a little bit about Zymitol in a previous podcast. Now, it is coming back to me.
Martin Pytela: Yeah, it is quite a magical product actually.
Scott Paton: Very cool. I think at the time too, you had mentioned if someone had a scar the Zymitol would actually dissolved the scar.
Martin Pytela: Yeah, yeah, yeah. This was the funniest story. This was this lady that took it to deal with her fibroid tumors and she said, “Man, not only did it take care of the fibroid tumor, but all of my stretch marks are gone.” She said, “You should market it for the stretch marks just because people like to look better.”
Scott Paton: [laughs] That’s right.
Martin Pytela: So, I guess this is the plug. We are marketing it for the stretch marks.
Scott Paton: That’s right. If you have stretch marks, forget about being healthy, we will get rid of them for you and that’s probably the biggest reason why people would take it unfortunately.
Martin Pytela: Well, that’s all right. We don’t care why they take it as long as they take it.
Scott Paton: That’s right and they are healthy.
Martin Pytela: Yeah, yeah. It actually improves flexibility, your ability to just do more with your muscular, with your structure, because you will be more flexible, you can run better, train harder, that’s quite good.
Scott Paton: Very cool.
Martin Pytela: So, that’s another story from the beautiful book of Life Enthusiast Co-Op phone calls.
Scott Paton: There you go.
Martin Pytela: They come in thick you know.
Scott Paton: Well, I am sure you on the phone every day talking to people and helping them out.
Martin Pytela: Yes. Yeah. The most common problems, we have been dealing with in the last few weeks have been actually anxiety if you can believe it. Young people just having problems, they are getting… I don’t know what’s going on out there, but people are being prescribed these types of drugs like… for social anxiety disorder. You know somebody is shy or somebody is not outgoing and they get a prescription for it. Anyway…
Scott Paton: That’s really ridiculous.
Martin Pytela: Yeah. So, I am saying, well, maybe, you could try and deal with it nutritionally and if you just deal with the minerals and the enzymes, you end up actually centering the person just fine. Plus of course we have this other amazing product called The Gift. Did I ever tell you about The Gift Scott?
Scott Paton: I don’t think you have ever told me about The Gift.
Martin Pytela: This is a really neat story. There is a fellow who makes The Gift for us, who is a behavioral scientist and he made it essentially his mission to help people get off of prescription drugs for mental illness, you know the Prozac and the Paxil and you name it and he has figured out a way that he could program these minerals, they are the Ormus white gold minerals…
Scott Paton: Oh, yes.
Martin Pytela: I think we talked about that earlier.
Scott Paton: Yeah. Monatomic gold.
Martin Pytela: Yeah and these minerals can actually hold an informational field. They hold a charge and what he has programmed it with is self confidence.
Scott Paton: Oh, nice.
Martin Pytela: Yeah. So, it essentially answers two big questions. Am I safe and do I have enough? And the safe one, well, you don’t have to look over your shoulder all the time and do I have enough? Well, you don’t have to fret that you are just gonna not have enough tomorrow.
Scott Paton: If you could answer yes to those two questions from the bottom of your heart, how wonderful would life be?
Martin Pytela: Yeah, it is wonderful. [laughter] I can take The Gift every day and it works, it works great for kids like those school performance and athletic performance, it has a very centering and calming effect. So, folks that normally just cramp up during an exam or something like that or performance anxiety, that kind of falls away because you don’t have that.
Scott Paton: Cool. Who makes The Gift Martin?
Martin Pytela: Company is called Smart Minerals, Smart Minerals Corp and it is a simple, simple thing. A one ounce eyedropper bottle, all you need to take is one or two drops three or four times a day and you can rub them in, you can rub them in on the energy centers. They work phenomenally well with putting it on the heart or putting it on the throat or putting it on the forehead or into the, what are they called, acupuncture points wherever they might be. We don’t endorse it because we shouldn’t, but people have been taking it of course in their mouth too.
Scott Paton: Oh, there is nothing in it that would cause a problem taking it orally.
Martin Pytela: No, no, no. It’s totally edible, but regulatory environment that we live in tells us, “Oh, no, you are not selling a drug, you are selling some kind of a external supplement.” So, we are saying, “Okay, well, that’s what it is then.”
Scott Paton: Right. Right. So, the proper way to take it is put it on your heart or on your forehead or…
Martin Pytela: Yeah, just put a drop on it and massage it in. It totally clears the energy blocks.
Scott Paton: Cool and of course we know that stuff absorbed through the skin is like as we have been talking about magnesium for weeks now, right?
Martin Pytela: Yeah, that’s right.
Scott Paton: It’s a great way of getting it in. So, somebody who is you know very, very stressed out, put a lot of pressure on themselves, almost to the point of institutionalized… you know this would be something that would probably help them a lot.
Martin Pytela: Oh, totally, oh, yeah, absolutely. It also takes care of addictions, you know people who have addiction to smoking or to alcohol or to harder stuff like cocaine and other drugs, we had a number of cases that have been able to get off of drugs. Actually, it works and also it gets rid of other addictions like if you are a workaholic, it will take care of that too.
Scott Paton: [laughs] good. All right. I need some.
Martin Pytela: Yeah. Okay. Well, we’ll send you a bottle.
Scott Paton: That’s excellent. That’s very exciting.
Martin Pytela: I don’t know… I mean, it’s so simple you know, Scott. I just feel frustrated with how complicated people think it needs to be, but it is take the enzymes, take the basic nutrients, take the basic minerals, and things are going to be fine. You don’t need to have fancy, prescription drugs or stuff. Just get back to basics and look after that.
Scott Paton: And often times it seems like the prescription drugs cause more problems than they solve.
Martin Pytela: Yeah, well, that’s the vicious cycle of it is when you suppress a symptom on one end, it just… you haven’t solved the issue, you just simply pushed it in. There is a wonderful game that I have seen at a theme park. It sort of looks like a hitting a gopher with a hammer.
Scott Paton: Oh, yes. Yeah and another one pops up somewhere else.
Martin Pytela: Yeah, that’s the one. So, as soon as you push the symptoms down one end, no sooner you do that, they will push up somewhere else.
Scott Paton: We used to use that game when we were teaching people how to use them, believe it or not, I taught people how to use their mouse and we had this gopher game where it was like eight or ten holes and the gopher would pop up and you are supposed to go click on them right? Hit them over the head with a bat on the screen and now it is getting people used to clicking their mouse and moving the mouse and getting the eye-hand coordination working properly.
Martin Pytela: Yeah, yeah, that’s it.
Scott Paton: [laughs] That was quite a few years ago.
Martin Pytela: So, that’s the perfect metaphor for finding out how to deal with taking the drugs.
Scott Paton: Yeah, it pops up somewhere else and you got to go hit that one over the head with another drug except the gophers I think get bigger and meaner the more you do it.
Martin Pytela: Probably yeah because they have the time to reproduce down underground [laughter]
Scott Paton: That’s right. All right. Well, I guess it’s time for me to go and produce this podcast. How’s that for a segway into winding it up.
Martin Pytela: I think so. I think we have told people enough times that what we really want of them to do is focus on the basics and at Life Enthusiast Co-Op we do provide the basics, high quality, high grade basics. You know we have an excellent soap that will clean your home and we have a simple salt, natural salt, we have natural magnesium salts for your bath, we have natural enzyme rich foods, you know that sort of stuff. If you just get that in your body and your environment, you are well on the way to living a good, healthy life.
Scott Paton: That’s right and if you don’t build a strong foundation, you know the tower is not going to stand up. So, people want to do all this stuff kind of along the 25th floor, but you can’t get there if you don’t have a strong foundation with which to build everything.
Martin Pytela: That’s right. One thing that frustrates me with folks is they tell me that they can find something cheaper elsewhere, which of course is true because…
Scott Paton: There is always something cheaper somewhere.
Martin Pytela: Well, you know you can always cheat on the ingredients. You know you can always either dilute it or use a cheaper ingredient, but is it a good ingredient?
Scott Paton: Does it do the work?
Martin Pytela: Yeah, so, that’s what we focus on. We make sure that whatever we sell is actually delivering. You know you don’t even have to have as much of it as some competing product. Our 16 ounce bottle is a three month supply; the competitor’s 16 ounce bottle will give you about a one month supply. So, that sort of thing.
Scott Paton: Yeah. Cool. Great. All right. Well, thank you Martin. This has been really enlightening and I am really excited about The Gift, that’s going to be very cool. So, head on over to life-enthusiast.com to get more information on these great products. If you head over to our podcast page, which is lifeenthusiast.podomatic.com, I will have links there to all the products that we discussed in today’s podcast as I do for all our podcasts and be able to just get a little bit of information there, click on it, and get more information from the website and also listen to our previous podcasts. There is some great information and we would really appreciate it if you take some time out of your day to leave a comment while you are there. Let us know if you got any questions, if anything we have done has helped you or you have any stories that you would like to share with us, that would be great or questions as I said before for Martin and we will answer them on one of our following podcasts. So, Martin, thank you very much for joining us today. I know you are very busy and I appreciate you taking the time.
Martin Pytela: Well, thank you very much Scott. All the best to every one out there.
Scott Paton: This is the Life Enthusiast Co-Op podcast, restoring vitality to you and to the planet. Goodbye everybody.
Martin Pytela: Bye, bye.