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Grain, Our Brain and Being Sane

Here’s a topic for arguments…bread. That’s right…bread.

More precisely, grain. Maybe you’ve heard the claims; humans are not designed to be consuming grain.

“What? But, I only eat organic whole wheat berry bread and have oatmeal every morning for my fiber…I need that, right?

Well, maybe…actually, no. Numerous studies have been done over the last 5 years linking grain consumption to mental and cognition problems. Several researchers have found that removing grain (Wheat, oats, barley, rye, corn, etc.) from schizophrenia patients lowered or eliminated depression and suicidal thoughts.

Do You Appreciate Humor?

Does anybody still remember Red Skelton, Jack Benny or Bob Hope?

Sure, we do and we who do should never forget. These people made us laugh and forget our troubles, maybe just for a little while. Often, that was enough to make Hell bearable as in World War II when these gentlemen entertained our troops, many times within ear shot of the front lines.

​This ingestion of humor, hope and back-home memories lifted spirits from death, destruction and virtual hopelessness. It restored the soul.

Today, we have lost this precious gift of innocent laughter and sentimentality, appreciation of the hearth and home and community nurturing. We have grown too jaded with the modern world. We just can’t let our friends see us have virtually uncontrolled belly laughs watching The Three Stooges, Laurel and Hardy or Skelton’s Gertrude and Heathcliff. No, their opinion of us matters too much…

The science tells us we were made to laugh…at others, at ourselves or at just plain silly things we do. It lifts spirits from the humdrum. It makes the blood flow better, the heart pound just a little more, and clears the pipes as we breathe more deeply. The brain rewards us with pleasure endorphins and a giddy feeling.


Would others say you have patience? What is it anyway?

Many people today confuse tolerance for genuine patience. That annoying fellow in the office next door, your brother-in-law…right; they require patience. Not really, just a healthy dose of tolerance and occasional tongue biting.
​Okay, I view patience as a true virtue. My little German grandmother had it and it was demonstrated through her relentless micro-knitting of a table cloth that relatives nearly threw in the trash after she passed away 45 years ago. A cousin rescued it and cherished it for the sheer appreciation of her effort (12 years of past time labor).

That’s patience.

Then, please remember the lady at the four-way stop that motioned you to go ahead although she clearly got to the stop before you…patience. What about the fellow who you have seen in a café whose order was forgotten and then politely allowed the wait staff to correct the problem.


Just a moment ago I watched my wife diligently preparing produce for refrigeration. She’d made her weekly trek for our groceries and was now cleaning, disinfecting and rinsing each apple, orange, cucumber, etc, in a bath of 2 gallons of water and one cup of Colloidal Silver.
​She accomplishes several things with this: the veggies and fruit are sanitized (dirt is washed off), most pesticides are removed (as best as possible since some penetrate the food), and the items are essentially sterilized with the silver colloid water. This helps keep the food fresher much longer.

So, my friends tell me my “High Dollar” purchases of organic foods and this procedure is bordering on silly. Too expensive and too much work.


Let’s take a look.

My wife loves mangos. Not me… However, there are no mangos available from the U.S.A., much less organic, at least in our Texas stores. As I travel abroad extensively, I am fully aware that most fruits and vegetables grown in other countries are sprayed with pesticides and fungicides which would NEVER pass inspection for use in America!

Since You Asked…

Since You Asked

Jerry Petermann, 2017

Many of you have asked questions over the years; questions I have found to be interesting, challenging and occasionally disturbing. Nonetheless, each deserve an answer as best as can be given without practicing medicine or giving specific medical advice. Let’s just say, my answers will address issues and attitudes and hopefully invoke science and common sense in response.

When I was only 10 years old (1960) my 86-year-old grandmother and I were having a conversation about doctors, health and things not quite right with the medical world. By that time, it had been four years since my adopted mother had died from a genetic heart condition and serious over medication for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Steroids had recently been discovered and dose rates were still being worked out. Essentially, every patient was a lab rat.

Think I’m Sick So I Am…

Be WellBy Jerry Petermann
Mumbo Jumbo? Any truth that just thinking about something can have an effect on your health?

Yes! Yes, it can and in a big way. Also, being sick can have a Giant effect on your mental state. So, what to do. Find out just what is going on….here we go.

The human mind controls just about everything in the body. Is it not true that thoughts lead to actions? You think about going hiking and you do it. You think about going to get a chicken dinner and you do it. The mind influences the body to action; muscles move and blood flows and soon we are getting the task at hand done. Conversely, we feel bad and our minds tell us to rest, take an aspirin and put our feet up…right?

Synergy Explained

synergyBy Jerry Peterman, 2016

Often, people discover medications prescribed by their doctor, or more likely doctors, have contraindications. They visit one physician and then, upon recommendations from a friend, visit a totally different one.

Neither doctor is aware of the other and each may prescribe meds separately…a dangerous combination! But, what is a contraindication? My grandfather would have referred to it as one of those big, 50 cent words. It simply means meds in conflict with other meds. Some are harmless but some put you 6 feet under.

So, we at Time Challenger Labs International, Inc. are often asked about conflicts with meds and our supplements. They are surprised to learn; we have no known conflicts, at least in the last 12 years of work. We have seen none.

So, now that this little and potentially deadly possibility has been put to rest exactly what is Synergy? The title needs explaining. Here goes:

Synergy is defined as two or more items, events or people which have commonality and produce interaction which is often greater than the individual inputs.


Sharing Results

sharing resultsBy Jerry Petermann

Time Challenger Labs International, Inc., maker of Time Challenger Mitochondrial Nutrition systems was recently asked to relate actual instances of product success. This is important since Time Challenger is used by so many around the country and across the world.

Time Challenger was developed over 12 years ago. The base formula was created from information gathered over the Internet and in research journals. It was the first product in the United States to address the problem of depleted mitochondria in our cells, the material which extracts energy from the food we consume. It was noted a few years earlier that aging was in fact a mitochondrial “disease” as the death or mutations of this precious material lead to our eventual demise no matter what ordinary vitamins and herbs we were to consume. The scientific research pointed to special material that, if consumed in the exact ratios and at the proper times and in the correct amounts would restore mitochondrial functions.

Sore Tongue

live life with purposeBy Jerry Petermann, 2016

It happened again! Once more I sat quietly listening to a friend go on and on about a trip to “The Doctor”.

Well, this dear friend was most certainly not referring to my virtual superhero, “The Doctor” on the British TV series Dr. Who. At least that fellow, if asked his name, can truthfully say, “I’m The Doctor”. Of course, all us fans know him to be a time-traveler of the entire universe and the very last of The Time Lords. But, that aside, he deserves the title; The Doctor.

I have a hard time with our virtual, God-like adoration of medical professionals in the USA; especially since recent statistics were made public on the ABC Evening News They stated that between 200,000 and 400,000 people die each year from medical mistakes in America. Let’s put that in prospective: at the 400,000 number it would be like hearing the news that 3 airliners with over 330 people on board each craft crashed every day for a whole year. Now, do you think that industry would even survive 1 month?

“The Doctor, Really? Well, bite my tongue, again!”

Supplements! “Who Needs ‘em?”

supplementsby Jerry W. Petermann 2016

Let me introduce myself. I am 65 years of age, live in Texas and have been a scientist in several fields over the past 45 years. My latest area of interest is the human body; more specifically, Mitochondria and Mitochondrial DNA.

Why? Well, it seems this system of unique genetic material which is found in every living cell of every human being (AND NOT GENETICALLY RELATED TO YOUR HUMAN DNA!) keeps us alive. Without it we die. By the way, without our living cells, Mitochondria dies. We have what is referred to as a symbiotic relationship with Mitochondria. Truth be told: “We just can’t live without each other!”

So, here comes the question on everyone’s minds: “You are telling me there is something LIVING inside our cells and it’s not related to us? So how did we get it and how is it passed on from generation to generation…assuming it is passed on?”

And, here’s the answer: We just don’t know. For all intents and purposes it looks exactly like a germ or a virus-like “entity” that performs a life-saving role in the human body: It “digests” our food at the cellular level and hands over (to our cells internally) a substance known as ATP. The cells in our bodies then live on it.