Scientific research is discovering and confirming the mechanisms by which Quinton can improve health and wellbeing

Why do we need Quinton marine products?

Our bodies need to be working at 100% capacity to be fully able to fight infection and disease and maintain ourselves.  Our modern lifestyle combining poor nutrition with stress, alongside increasing chemical and electromagnetic pollution means we frequently struggle to achieve this.  The soil in which we grow our food no longer provides all the natural essential minerals and elements essential to our nourishment and health no matter how much we eat.  By using Quinton you can replenish these nutrients and minerals and help to restore the balance which maintains a healthy body.

As far back as 1936 the USA Senate produced a report (No: 264) that documented the depletion of essential minerals from soil as the following excerpts demonstrate:

“… countless human ills stem from the fact that impoverished soil no longer provides plant food with the mineral elements essential to human nourishment and health!”, “The alarming fact is that foods - fruit, vegetables and grains - now being raised on millions of acres of land that no longer contains enough of certain needed minerals, are starving us – no matter how much of them we eat.” and “Prevention of disease is easier, more practical and more economical than cure.”

Fertilisers used in commercial farming typically quote inclusion ratios of Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium (N:P:K) but lack those minerals and trace elements that have been leached from the soil but are perceived as not important.  On the basis of our food being largely inadequate nutritionally, everybody needs to supplement with Quinton in order to maintain optimal health.

Research at the Coral Gables University (Miami-USA) was carried out using a molar approximation through neuron diffraction spectrometry. This is the most accurate method so far to prove that the qualitative and quantitative composition of natural Seawater contains 83 perfectly balanced and fully bio-available elements at biological temperature which makes it the ideal source for a nutritional supplement.

Why are trace elements important?

As René Quinton demonstrated in his Law of Marine Constancy, species making the transition to the land originally evolved in the sea where all 83 naturally-occurring elements have been identified. In order to maintain optimal function, the milieu intérieur should closely match the sea environment in which cell function was originally established and upon which each function of all cells relies.

Trace elements fulfil a number of major functions: they are enzyme co-factors, vitamin constituents like cobalt in vitamin B12, electron carriers such as iron that also forms the nucleus of the haemoglobin molecule (see diagram).  They regulate hormonal mechanisms (eg. iodine and thyroid), and play a key role in immunity mechanisms (copper, manganese, etc).

The in vivo study of trace elements is delicate: reactions involving trace elements are often reversible and require specific conditions that depend upon the pH, the oxidization state of the elements present, temperature, the presence or absence of other trace elements, the chaining of previous reactions (action synergy), substrate concentration, and the form of the elements present (coefficient of dissociation of salts, level of activation of ions, etc).  There are emerging new sciences such as nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics and metabolomics that are helping us to understand how nutrient intake affects gene expression, how genetic make-up determines how nutrients are used and studies of the presence and relative levels of metabolites as an indication of cell and organism health.   These are incredibly complex subjects with many variables.  Even with approaches such as these, a full scientific comprehension of trace elemental interaction is a long way off and is in reality virtually impossible since no element should be surveyed outside of its own its sphere of influence, yet the interactions are incredibly complex and susceptible to many micro-environmental variations commonly experienced.  An individual being analysed is likely to render slightly different results on different days according to factor variations in nutrition, temperature and even emotions.  Whilst no doubt certain general nutritional trends and health traits will emerge it is impossible to standardise many of the factors affecting biochemistry and biophysics which would be necessary in order to make direct comparisons and fully understand what is going on internally.  The diagram on the right shows the complex network of interactions of just 16 elements but it is possible that under certain other environmental factors some of these elemental influences might alter.  It is far easier to provide the body with the correct nutritional balance of minerals and let it find it's own equilibrium rather than try to scientifically tailor a supplement that might only be relevent under certain conditions for a short time and is likely to upset the delicate homeostasis in other areas.

Trace elements account for approximately 3 percent of the electrolytes present in the internal environment where they form an extremely complex synergy.  Any synergy disturbance causes a healthy terrain to become susceptible to a particular type of pathology.  

One billionth of a gram of metal contains 2.5 billion atoms, yet it might only take one to ten atoms to be sufficient to reactivate a molecule of an enzyme.  This explains why seemingly small volumes of a perfectly balanced supplement such as Quinton can have a seemingly disproportionately positive influence on our health

Recent advances in medical research frequently attempt to link diseases to genetic coding.  Our understanding of genetic expression has revealed the importance of the correct ratios and presence of all necessary elements and trace elements regardless of how little is required to be present.  The composition of this internal environment is of course predominantly influenced by our diet and its nutritional content.  This is what nutrigenetics is attempting to understand more fully

When reading the genetic map, the “zinc finger” proteins are directly related to the metal.  The metal or protein bond produces a three-dimensional formation that is strengthened by the presence of structural water.  Zinc only works in the presence of other elements, such as copper or potassium (in fact there are more than 13 elements involved in this process); their total absence or excess however inhibit the element.  The ionic equilibrium of the composition of elements mustbe maintained for optimal function.  Of all supplements only Quinton sea water has the total iono-mineral homeostasis capable of ensuring that the genes can be read, expressed and transcribed correctly.

According to developmental biologist Bruce Lipton, whilst every cell contains its own genetic DNA back-bone, it is constantly being affected by the epigenetic influences found within the extra-cellular fluid.  Studies reveal that changes in our extra-cellular fluid have the ability to direct the cell to make 2,000 or more different proteins from the same gene blueprint.  The upshot of this dynamic is that, while genetic makeup is important to the health and function of each cell, a cell’s operations are moulded more by their interaction with the environment than by its genetic code.

The oceans contain the homeostatic blueprint of life – the original genetic code that has and is governing evolution.  World famous biologist Craig Venter, who first mapped the human genome, is now working on a new project to uncover the genetic origins of the human genome and all life on the planet to better understand how the oceans can impact our health.  To accomplish this, he is cataloguing ocean water samples every 200 miles.  His team now estimates that there may be as many as 20 billion genes within the Earth’s oceans – a rich store of genetic information that tells the story of our oceanic origins.

Through natural selection, humans inherited a mere 30,000 genes, of which as many as 18,000 have been labelled as “pseudogenes” or “junk genes”.  Until recently scientists have considered pseudogenes to be obsolete remnants of our evolutionary past.  Biologists are now realising that epigenetic information held by junk genes may “inform” the genes next to them and may fulfil a protective role by aiding our adaptation to novel internal and external environmental stresses.

 Our 30,000 genes along with our internal terrain interact and respond to the billions of genes and other influences present in our environment.  By drinking Quinton with the considerable number of additional genes it inevitably contains (that are uniquely preserved by the cold-filtration process) it is possible that we are providing ourselves with a greater capacity for the appropriate adaptive response to our fast-changing environment.

Therefore sea water is the ultimate universal, molecular and revitalizing solvent; it does not “forget” the information that is dissolved in it.  The minerals, the organic compounds and genetic material stored in the sea water form a biological information matrix that helps us when there is a cellular deficiency and intoxication.

The similarity between human blood and sea water makes complete cellular regeneration possible by correcting genetic expression.  Consuming sea water can fundamentally rebalance the organism from the base by regenerating the cells.

What makes Quinton products different and better than other multi-mineral products?

Although the raw fluid used to make Quinton Isotonic and Hypertonic products is collected in the ocean, it is not the same as coastal or deep sea water.

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Quinton Marine Plasma is the living fluid produced within the dense vortex plankton blooms by zoo-plankton as they consume smaller phyto-plankton. These plankton blooms that are so large they are visible from space.  Quinton is therefore not just composed of trace minerals.  Unlike land-derived minerals, every major element and trace mineral is present in Quinton in organic crystalloid form due to them being pre-digested by the zooplankton and presented in the ideal synergistic ratio.  As previously stated, the ocean is a vast resource of genes and organic compounds that are essential to life.  These include essential fatty acids, anti-oxidants and of course the epigenetic information that co-exists and is stored by these organic structures.  These are only retained and active when the raw Quinton marine plasma is properly collected, transported, stored and cold-filtered according to the Quinton Protocol set out by René Quinton himself, some of which remains a trade secret to this day.  Only products manufactured by Laboratoires Quinton according to these rigorously researched protocols can truly claim to be Original Quinton and retain all the healing properties discovered by René Quinton over 100 years ago.

Cheap trace mineral products mined from salt beds on land are inorganic because they have not been pre-digested by living micro-organisms and are considerably less bio-available as a result.  In addition, the quantity of each trace mineral varies from salt bed sample to sample and does not mirror the ratios found in the human body. Inorganic minerals are not available at a cellular level and must be transformed into their crystalloid state in order to pass through the cell membrane, and therefore to direct cellular activities.  Crystalloid minerals are bio-available at the epigenetic level both outside and inside the cell – interacting with the cell membrane to direct genetic potential.

The “living” properties found in Quinton products are no longer associated with land-derived trace element products even from ancient sea beds and cannot be revived by rehydrating these samples.  Other ocean-derived products are desiccated, heated or irradiated in order to produce a cheap imitation product.  With such processing, these “living” properties are lost for ever and other organic compounds such as nucleic acids, anti-oxidants and EFA’s are irreparably denatured with no residual meaningful biological function.

Why do we need to continually replace trace elements?

Trace elements are lost through stress of any kind (physical or emotional) and through natural body waste including sweat, breathing, urination etc.  Corruption of the internal body environment through diet, alcohol consumption, dehydration, alteration of pH, unbalancing of minerals, pollutants, radiations, emotional stress etc can alter the delicate homeostasis of the internal environment and render physically present trace elements physiologically inactive.  Our modern environment and hectic lifestyles create a constant stress on our physical and physiological existence.  Targeted nutrients cannot fulfil their intended function in the midst of a depleted biological terrain.  Supplementation with unbalanced elements through foods and cheap supplements creates additional subtle mineral imbalances.  Such depletion of our physiological function can results in sub-optimal expression of genes which ultimately leads to disease.  As René Quinton himself wrote “To maintain a healthy body, homeostasis must be kept constant.  A healthy organic terrain is the basis of health and conversely diseases develop on a depleted or congested terrain.  Upstream of most diseases there is an unbalanced terrain.” 

It is only through correction on a continual basis using Quinton that the internal environment will be restored with over-activity calmed and under-activity boosted. For this reason, it is recommended to take daily Quinton for a minimum of 3 months in order to achieve a more stable body homeostasis.  Once achieved, regular Quinton will maintain homeostasis and optimal gene and body function.  More serious imbalances can take longer to achieve correction.