Thursday 1 March 2018
The time it takes for new skin cells to move from the bottom layer to the top layer is called turnover or transit time. The transit time gets longer as we get older. Make sure you are getting the proper nutrition when exfoliating and exercising the skin. To get plump and healthy looking skin we can manipulate the surface to turn on the dermis layer. Bowel disease increases the chances of a heart attack. Dirty toxic blood follows a leaky gut. Are veggie burgers good for you? No. John from Oklahoma wants to know which facial cleanser to use for black heads. Frank from Florida has been diagnosed with mitral valve regurgitation.
Friday 2 March 2018
Talking about the concept of hormesis. Using slightly acidic substances on the skin can stimulate the skin to turn on growth factors and ageing. Skin needs to be slightly acidic to be healthy. Soaps and lotions are very alkaline. The skin pumps out cytokines in acidic conditions. Study links gut bacteria with cholesterol and body fat levels. Probiotics and diet to help control blood sugar. Derek from Texas has a friend who had open heart surgery and now is getting spells of dizziness and fainting. Elaine from Alaska has a friend with prostate cancer. Cliff from California has a success story about a rash under his right arm. Amalathy from New York asks what Ben would recommend for problems with sleeping and sleep aids.
Wednesday 7 March 2018
The ageing process involves our body breaking down faster than it is building or growing. Anabolism and catabolism make up your metabolism. We should be net anabolic not net catabolic. Short intense bursts of exercise and long periods of rest are the best way to exercise. This also applies to the skin. Human skin should not be dry and moisturisers will not help reverse your dry skin. Skin moisturisers inhibit the skins natural moisture factors. Low levels of alcohol clear the brain. Lauri from Connecticut asks if asthma and rheumatoid arthritis are degenerative diseases. Paul in Minnesota wants to get rid of age spots on his face. Dorium from Virginia also has age spots or pigments on her face. Also has a question about alternatives to taking insulin. Carl from Oregon has a question about copper.
Thursday 8 March 2018
Talking about the benefits of exercising the skin. Exercise followed by rest periods and nutrition stimulate growth and anti-ageing. The anti-ageing benefits of dropping the pH of the skin just a little bit to stimulate the skin. This stimulates the skin the produce more connective tissue. Using alpha hydroxy acids on the skin. Moisturisers soften the skin temporarily. Steve from California has osteoarthritis and also kidney stones. Joe from Tennessee has a question about taking different supplements all together at the same time. Jose from Washington has low platelet count. Steven from Pennsylvania has a question about cytokines. Also a question about transdermal penetration.
Friday 9 March 2018
Stimulating and exercising the skin has multiple benefits such as anti-ageing , moisturisation and skin lightening. Alpha hydroxy acids for topical exercise of the skin. Paula from Texas has a question about dry brushing her face. She has been using Ben's truth treatments especially the retinol everyday. Also has a question about using a wash cloth with coconut oil. Glen from California has a question about long term use of Triamterene. GUEST – Dr Jacob Liberman author of Luminous Life: How the Science of Light Unlocks the Art of Living. Talking about the importance of sunlight. Light is the fundamental energy. We are dependant on light for our very existence. How light effects our health. How light from our technology effects us. jacobliberman.org
Monday 12 March 2018
Talking about exercising the skin. Alpha hydroxy acids play a key role in energy production inside the body. When used topically on the skin Alpha hydroxy acids are gentle and effective with no toxicity. Skin peel treatments stimulate the growth of the skin. But we must get periods of rest in-between treatments. Food sources of hydroxy acids. There is lots of scientific information about glycolic acid. Drug companies gamble on virus type for flu season. Fluoroquinolones are linked to increase risk of aortic disease. Mario from Jersey has a friend with adrenal fatigue issue. Mat from Illinois has a ganglion cyst. Cliff from Ontario is concerned about olanzapine withdrawal.
Tuesday 13 March 2018
Stimulation in the context of rest is the essence of health. Cancer is a response to long term chronic stagnation in the body. Your diagnosis doesn't matter. Diagnosis it a tool of the medical model to make money. Disease starts with a deficit in energy at the level of the cell and then the protection system kicks in causing a feed back loop. Epigenetic landscape is protective in normal ageing and impaired in alzheimer's disease. Lisa from Michigan has polymyalgia rheumatica. Barbara from California has chapped lips. Mark from Illinois is going to do a 3 day water fast and wonders about taking his supplements when fasting. Steven from Pennsylvania has a comment about pH, acid and alkaline.
Wednesday 14 March 2018
Inside the body needs to be slightly alkaline so it can suck up energy from foods. This process also requires oxygen. When we are too acidic inside the body is when disease starts and cells die. Acidity in the body is associated with cells that are under chronic stress. Deep breathing is the best way to alkalinize the body. The skin needs to be active, dynamic and acidic. Babies fed soy based formula have changes in their reproductive tissue. One in four Americans suffer when exposed to common chemicals. John from Oklahoma wants to gain some muscle but he keeps getting sick after workouts. Robert from Las Vegas has a question about cancer cells and an alkaline environment. Carl from Oregon has a comment about nightshade plants.
Thursday 15 March 2018
Talking about how alpha hydroxy acids help remove dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. Exfoliation of the skin stimulates the skin to produce more skin cells. Stimulating the dermis of the skin produces connective tissue and this gives your skin a young healthy look and feel. Alpha hydroxy acids should be used in skin cleansers and skin toners. Faulty cell membranes linked to parkinson's disease. Keith from New jersey has a question about what temperature a sauna should be. Also a question about infrared sauna's. Lisa from Michigan has polymyalgia rheumatica and wonders about digestive enzymes for pain control.
Friday 16 March 2018
Talking about ashy skin which is pile up of dead skins cells on the surface of the skin. Ashy skin is not dry skin it is a desquamation issue. Desquamation is the skins own exfoliation process. Dandruff is an example of dead skin cells building up on the surface of the skin due to desquamation issues. Cannabis safe and effective time to reboot the research. Caffeine helps clear out cannabis from the body. Josephina in New York has a question about glycolic acid. Kevin from Pennsylvania thinks he may be getting chest pains from supplements. Lisa from Michigan has a father who had heart valve replacement as well as having a gallbladder removed and wants to know about proper fat absorption. John from Michigan has a friend with Crohn's disease.
Tuesday 20 March 2018
We need to understand the mechanisms of the skin to understand how the skin works and how to treat the skin. Dry skin is a hard stratum corneum. Moisturisers only soften this layer they do not moisturise. Normal skin should never be dry. The mechanisms for hydration in the skin. Many patients show signs of chronic kidney disease before diabetes diagnosis. Diet rich in apples an tomatoes may help repair the lungs of ex smokers. Natalie from Maryland has been using Ben's truth treatment products. Kristina from Arizona has a question about putting hydrogen peroxide into a nebulizer for a lung infection. |Greg from Tennessee has a question about taking digestive enzymes on an empty stomach to reduce inflammation. Dorium from Virginia has an uncle with a wound on his toe.
Friday 23 March 2018
Talking about the causes of dry skin. The barrier of the skin, the stratum corneum is meant to keep water in. The skin cells are not making enough fats or moisture factors as the stratum corneum forms. Dry skin is a skin cell issue which comes from the dermis layer of the skin. Moisturising products only temporarily soften the skin. Healthy cell membranes are critical to the overall health of skin cells. Inflammation drives the progression of alzheimer's disease. Diet rich in apples and tomatoes may help repair lungs of e-smokers. Abra from West Virginia has a question about diet for your blood type or group. Steve from California has a question about nut butters. Also a question about ginseng, ashwagandha and DIMM. Sandra from Florida has a sister with Clostridium difficile or C. diff infection. Natalie has a question about how often to wash the skin.
Monday 26 March 2018
Moisturisers do nothing for your dry skin but temporarily soften the skin. Dry skin is a skin cell issue which means it is an internal, nutritional issue. The cell membrane is important for the overall health of the cell. And this applies to skin cells. The cell membrane is responsible for the exchange of nutrients and oxygen as well as getting rid of waste. The membrane is also how the cells communicate. Mediterranean diet is linked to higher muscle mass and bone density after menopause. Link between bone cells and blood sugar levels. Dwayne from New York has a question about kelp and radiation from the sea and iodine supplements. Cliff from Canada has a question about canned beans and mayonnaise.
Tuesday 27 March 2018
Talking about dry skin and how to hydrate the skin. Drinking more water does not hydrate the skin. Healthy hydrated skin is a function of the skin cell, most importantly the cell membrane. Membrane lipid replacement for disease and cancer. Reiki. The skin can be thought of as the third brain. Deep ocean minerals improve exercise performance in middle age men. Daily ibuprofen can prevent alzheimer's disease. Robert from Ohio struggles to keep to a nutritional program. Also has a friend who is on levothyroxine.
Wednesday 28 March 2018
Understanding how the skin works. Essential fatty acids are required to make healthy cell membranes. Fats are the fundamental component of cell membranes so we need to be digesting and absorbing our fats properly. Membrane lipid replacement therapy. The liver and the gallbladder are essential to good fat processing. Benefits of CDB. Many patients show signs of chronic kidney disease before diabetes diagnosis. Adrenal sex hormone level may predict heart disease risk. Dorium from Virginia has a friend with uterine cancer and is under going chemotherapy. Jim from Colorado has had success with severe eczema and dry skin.