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Ben Fuchs Radio Show - June 2017
Thursday 1 June 2017
Plants catch the energy from the sun and they make macronutrients. Micronutrients come from earth and plants make these nutrients available in the form of plant derived minerals. Processed foods are lacking in micronutrients. High energy processed foods, high in sugar and artificial flavourings trick our brains into thinking the food is valuable. MSG mono sodium glutamate stimulates electrical energy in the brain. However this energy is fake energy and does not provide the body with energy it can use. Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's disease all share common crucial feature. Free range eggs seen as tastier and more nutritious and safer. Fennel for reducing post menopause symptoms. Everett from Mississippi had cataract surgery and has eye floaters. RC from California has a question about the dosage of powdered DHEA. Pam from Michigan has a question about molasses. Shauna from Idaho has a question about Asian flu and chickens.
Friday 2 June 2017
Talking about the medicinal power of food. Foods are medicine and should be treated as such. Over eating, being chronically hungry and food addiction. High fat and high sugar foods stimulate the brain the same way drugs do. Zinc may hold the key to fighting liver disease. Gut bacteria play a key role in treatment with classic diabetes medication. Dave from Texas has a friend with morgellons disease. Melba from Texas has a question about varicose veins.
Monday 5 June 2017
If we are serious about health and reversing disease we must acknowledge our misuse and abuse of food. The body and brain have evolved to like high energy foods. Processed food extracts micronutirents however these nutrients help us make use of and access the macronutirents. The body then stores excess macronutrients as body fat. Use calorie restriction. Timing meals later at night can cause weight gain. Allergies start before we are born. Internet withdrawal increases heart rate and blood pressure. Irene from California gets a stomach ache after taking a copper supplement. Don from Georgia has an intestinal issue. Carl from Oregon has a urinating issue.
Tuesday 6 June 2017
The brain chemical dopamine is our reward chemical and is associated with addiction. Robin from Oklahoma was dealing with insomnia GUEST - Ed Lehrburger from Pure Kind Botanicals. Talking about the extraction of fibres and cannabinoids from the hemp plant. Success stories using CBD.
Wednesday 7 June 2017
Addiction is a way we increase and self medicate for our reward chemical dopamine. Healthy ways to enhance and up regulate your own dopamine levels. MSG mono sodium glutamate was first used to make army food palatable. MSG is associated with Chinese restaurant syndrome. Sleep aid tied to Parkinson's risk. Antibiotic resistant bacteria found in dairy produce. Watermelon and pomegranate juice shows athletic benefits. Heart benefits of prebiotics. Robin from Oklahoma has high fibrinogen levels. John from Tennessee has a question about afib atrial fibrillation.
Thursday 8 June 2017
Talking about MSG monosodium glutamate which is an artificial form of glutamate. MSG is know as an excitotoxin. Natural glutamate excites the brain and GABA suppresses and inhibits. These two chemicals balance each other. MSG makes you want to eat food you would not normally eat. Glutamate is a naturally occurring amino acid and we can ingest too much of this neurotransmitter. Balancing warfarin and vitamin K. Magnesium sulphate to prevent cerebral palsy in pre term infants. Curtis from West Virginia has been getting testosterone injections and would like an alternative.
Friday 9 June 2017
Talking about excitotoxins and brain health. Neurodegenerative disease like Alzheimer's and dementia are the end result of the deterioration of brain cells. The drug companies can not cure degenerative disease. Green tea improves cognitive function in down syndrome. MSG is linked to obesity. Judy from Arizona has been on steroid eye drops. GUEST – Jeffrey Cole vice president of sales and marketing at Pure Hemp Botanicals. Talking about the biochemistry of hemp. The Endocannabinoid system. The balm product from Pure Hemp Botanicals.
Monday 12 June 2017
Brain health issues are brain cell issues. All disease is cell disease. There is nothing the medical model and doctors can do at the level of the cell. Feed, oxygenate and clean the environment of the cell. Excess sugar and excitotoxins and brain health. Selenium and hyperthyroidism. Acne medication and multiple sclerosis. Coach Cosmo has a friend who is trying to loose weight and is on prescription drugs for blood pressure.
Tuesday 13 June 2017
Addictions and obsessive behaviour is associated with glutamate. This is how we get addicted to foods with glutamate, MSG and aspartate. These chemicals are food additives and make the food addictive. The intestine functions as a wall between the food we eat and the blood. Leaky gut syndrome is where there is holes in the wall. An inexpensive first line treatment for type 2 diabetes may also reduce heart disease in those with type 1 diabetes. Kathy from Minnesota is trying to get pregnant and would like to know whether to take the BTT on top of her prenatal supplements. Melba from Texas has varicose veins. Ron from Minnesota is a personal trainer and has clients that would like to gain weight.
Wednesday 14 June 2017
The intestinal barrier protects your blood stream from undigested food particles. Leaky gut is where the intestinal barrier is damaged and has holes. The same is true for the blood brain barrier. Circulating immune complexes can deposit in parts of the body and this causes auto immune disease. You can be gluten free and still have health problems. Could breakfast cloud our judgement. Cannabinoids can be used with chemotherapy for more effective treatment of cancer. Ben from Florida has a cousin who was on kidney dialysis. Steven from Pennsylvania has friend with a big red nose.
Thursday 15 June 2017
Having a leaky brain blood barrier can allow circulating immune complexes into the brain. Being gluten doesn't mean you are not consuming reactive or problematic foods. Food can contain other proteins like lectins that also cause immune system activation. The FODMAP's diet. Unsaturated fat associated with liver disease. Food craving down with extended calorie restriction. Statins may speed up onset of parkinson's disease. Elaine from Alaska has a patient who got a knee replacement. Kelly from Texas has a question about Ben's retinol gel.
Friday 16 June 2017
FODMAP's stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. They are a collection of poorly absorbed simple and complex sugars and are found in a variety of fruits and vegetables. NAC and detoxification. Jim has severe dermatitis or eczema or pityriasis rubra pilaris. GUEST Ralf Stanton who advocates using divinia water. Talking about structured water.
Monday 19 June 2017
Talking about NAC, n-acetylcysteine and its multiple benefits. Take NAC if you are taking Tylenol. NAC is in the product mucomyst and is a mucolytic agent which can help with bronchitis and cystic fibrosis. NAC and its chelation properties. Link between passive smoking in child hood and rheumatoid arthritis. Smoking linked with higher risk of type 2 diabetes. New treatments for psoriatic arthritis. Janet from Washington has a son with a broken leg and he is going to take a blood thinner after surgery. Ben from Florida has a cousin who is on kidney dialysis.
Tuesday 20 June 2017
NAC is a building block of glutathione which is the bodies master detox agent. Low CG (cysteine and glutamine) syndrome is associated with all kinds of diseases. Cows milks and whey protein contains lactoferrin. Glutamine supplements can suppress reactivation of herpes virus. Sun effects on skin reveal eczema therapy clues. Patients with acute conjunctivitis are getting the wrong treatment. Curtis from West Virginia has been told by doctors to come off testosterone and is dehydrated. Ron from Minnesota has symptoms of hyperthyroid.
Wednesday 21 June 2017
NAC can be protective against mercury and lead poisoning. NAC and its anti cancer properties. NAC and mental health. GUEST - Reverent Thabiti talking about fasting. Spirituality and fasting.
Friday 23 June 2017
NAC supports the immune system. Benzoyl peroxide is toxic and used for acne creams. Use NAC cream topically. NAC is a building block for glutathione which is our master detox agent. Food cravings down with extended calorie restriction. Sherita from Tennessee had a blood test and has a low hematocrit count. John from Mary Land having issues with his joints and his elbow. Carl from Oregon has restless leg syndrome.
Monday 26 June 2017
Talking about the benefits and building blocks of glutathione. Glutamine and its benefits. The importance of having a healthy liver. The liver uses glutathione for its detoxification processes. Ten glutathione containing foods. Certain cardiovascular medications may increase the risk of falling. Statin drugs may not be used for protection against parkinson's disease. John from Mary Land has bone spurs on his elbow. Jo from Cleveland has cut his calories and lost weight and wants to build some muscle. Gregory from North Carolina has a friend with crohn's and an ulcer.
Tuesday 27 June 2017
Talking about the liver and detoxification. The liver purifies the blood. Drugs need to be processed by the liver which costs us nutrition like glutathione. The medical model is about business and not about your health. The hidden dangers of make up and shampoo. Association between migraines and sleep apnoea. Kathy from Minnesota has a question about the dosage of Beyond Tangy Tangerine for children. Also a question about preventing stretch marks while pregnant. Mike from Kentucky has comments about statin drugs. Eric from Texas has a father with kidney disease. Also has a question about the meningococcal vaccine.
Friday 30 June 2017
Toxicity is a major player in the disease process. Toxic compounds and metabolites need to be cleared out of the system otherwise they build up and can cause dead zones. Constantine Hering's Law of Cure. Health care has become an business and an industry. Good health is a not a medical model issue. The body has a self healing mechanism. Study find a new link between omega fatty acids and bowel cancer survival. Study cautions against using statins as a preventative medicine. Deep sleep linked to slower parkinson's progression. Anthony from Washington wants to know the dosage for taking NAC. Erlene from California has a question about taking vitamin k and blood thinners. Also a question about sleep aids to relax. Diane from Miami has a grandson diagnosed with Benign enlargement of the subarachnoid spaces in infancy (BESS or BESSI).