Pharmacist Ben Blog Posts

Pharmacist Ben blog posts cover topics related to health including nutrition, supplementation, environmental toxins, skin care and thoughtful perspectives.

The Health Benefits Of Beets

The Health Benefits Of Beets

They’re rich in antioxidants, electrolytes like potassium and magnesium. They’re packed with B-vitamins, especially folic acid. They’ve got Vitamin C, and they’re loaded with fiber. They’re also important sources of carotenoids, particularly lycopene, which can protect the skin from the damaging effects of the sun…
Posted by Ben Fuchs in Nutrition
Rosacea: More Than Skin Deep

Rosacea: More Than Skin Deep

Thus the most important anti-rosacea strategy is to look for digestive allergies or intolerances and eliminate problem foods. Caloric restriction and fasting can reduce the burden on the intestine and may also be helpful…
Posted by publisher in Health
Why Ginger is an Effective Cancer Fighter

Why Ginger is an Effective Cancer Fighter

It’s clear that ginger has amazing healing capabilities similar to those of turmeric; it’s another one of those herbs that work both medicinally and also as a staple in many fine-tasting cuisines…
Posted by postmaster in Health News
Unlocking Happiness Built into Us

Unlocking Happiness Built into Us

Once we understand the internal nature of the condition we can take this happiness horse by the reins and be happy whenever we like…
Posted by Ben Fuchs in Perspective
Glucosamine Slows Aging By Supporting Connective Tissue

Glucosamine Slows Aging By Supporting Connective Tissue

This jelly-like material is a type of matrix and, because it is secreted outside of cells, it is called an extra-cellular matrix or ECM. This ECM is the prime determinant of the health of connective tissue and the body as whole…
Posted by Ben Fuchs in Nutrition
Real Cholesterol Statistics Behind Statin Drugs

Real Cholesterol Statistics Behind Statin Drugs

The statistical sophistry of statin-mania is why you have to be careful with clinical claims and why we have to use common sense: drugs are foreign to the body; they are poisons and must be detoxified…
Posted by Ben Fuchs in Health
Waking Up from the Fluoride Nightmare

Waking Up from the Fluoride Nightmare

In 2001, the Caries Research Journal published research showing that fluoride accumulates in high levels in the pineal gland, which is responsible for melatonin production and therefore regulation of the body’s circadian rhythm (sleep-wake cycle), the onset of puberty in females, and protection of cells from free-radical damage…
Posted by Ben Fuchs in Toxic
The Healthy Body Pak is 90 for Life

The Healthy Body Pak is 90 for Life

Did you know that only 8-12% of the typical nutritional supplements available today are actually absorbed by your body? That means that approximately 90% of typical supplements are flushed down the drain. Youngevity’s supplements are 90-98% absorbable! Why is there such a difference? The secret is our exclusive source of plant-derived minerals that dramatically increase bioavailability (absorbability)…
Posted by postmaster in Youngevity
Activated Charcoal for Detox, Food Poisoning & Hangovers

Activated Charcoal for Detox, Food Poisoning & Hangovers

Personally, I keep a bottle of activated charcoal capsules in my medicine cabinet at home, and I had a ten-pound jar of it at my pharmacy for years. I’ve used it for food poisoning, to reduce unpleasant digestive symptoms like gas and bloating and for dealing with the stomach flu. It has also been recommended for accelerating recovery from a hangover after a night of too much celebration, although the recent literature suggests …..
Posted by Ben Fuchs in Health
Breast Milk Cancer Cure? Scientists Discover Tumor Destroying Molecules

Breast Milk Cancer Cure? Scientists Discover Tumor Destroying Molecules

“To our amazement, when we added this compound of milk, the tumor cells died. It was a totally serendipitous discovery,” added Professor Svanborg, who had been studying breast milk for the past two decades. She and post-graduate student Anders Hakansson were initially experimenting with breast milk to figure out how it fights off germs when they made the discovery…
Posted by postmaster in Health News
Check Thyroid Health with the Basal Thermometer Test

Check Thyroid Health with the Basal Thermometer Test

If it turns out you’re suffering from hypothyroidism, and nearly 10 percent of Americans are, it’s unlikely that using iodine supplements will make much of a difference. I’m not saying that iodine is not an important mineral; iodine is important, particularly for glandular health and for the production of thyroid hormone…
Posted by Ben Fuchs in Health
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