During October the VP Foundation will publish issue 44 of The VPF Newsletter.)The Foundation publishes this comprehensive periodical twice a year for VPF members. (See
44 was originally scheduled for September. However, according to Joanne Yount, executive director and managing editor, “In August we decided to take a survey of members who have taken HTO/CMO. The response has been much greater than expected, which is good; but pulling all the information from the survey together has been time-consuming.”
The lead article in CMO: A Second Look. Cetyl myristoleate (CMO) was the last therapy developed during two decades of biomedical research by scientist Clive C. Solomons, Ph.D. Since the other therapies developed through his research - a low oxalate diet, calcium citrate without vitamin D, and N-acetyl-glucosamine - work so well for so many people, CMO tends to be overlooked. (See Effective Treatment.)44 will be
Nevertheless, some of those afflicted by the syndrome, in enigmatic or near desperate circumstances, have experienced dramatically positive results after adding CMO to their treatment regimens.
In44, food analyses of organic granolas, dried cayenne peppers, farro, whey, Ceylon cinnamon, avocado, radicchio, and Ashwagandha will be of particular interest to low oxalate dieters. A unique benefit of VPF membership is being able to request specific food and natural products to be analyzed in the laboratory for oxalate content.
Rounding out the issue are recovery letters, low oxalate recipes, and the launch of the VPF’s annual Drawing, along with a surprise or two. To receive issue Number 44 of Memberships.as soon as it is published, go to