Pharmacist Ben Fuchs

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Pharmacist Ben blogs posts, radio show, news and products to benefit your quality of life. We dig deep into the topics of health, nutrition, supplements.

  • The Importance of Prostaglandins, or “Worker Bees”The Importance of Prostaglandins, or “Worker Bees”
    Prostaglandins and other similar compounds with similar ultra-fast acting functionality (“leukotrienes,” “thromboxanes,” and “nitric oxide,” for example) are the worker bees of the body which is and has to be highly responsive to the environment. Hormones, in general, can be considered to be the mediating element between our environment and our biochemistry; something happens in the environment and a biochemical change ..
  • Peak ExperiencesPeak Experiences
    Peak experiences as first described by Abraham Maslow are moments of overwhelming joy that can be experienced at will. What's more amazing and important, is that Maslow discovered that when his students began discussing these peak experiences, they would have them more often. It seems that seeing the possibility of these peak experiences inside, internally ..

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    • Dietitian’s 3 ways to reduce food waste and save yourself money
      by Michael on July 11, 2024 at 2:39 pm

      By Shyla Cadogan, RD In the United States, people waste over 90 billion pounds of food every year, which equals out to about 145 billion meals. This is close to 40% of the food in the country. Now, if you’ve ever had to clean out all... Continue reading...

    • There is no such thing as a perfect diet for everyone
      by Michael on July 10, 2024 at 4:24 pm

      By Shyla Cadogan, RD We know that the food we eat has a major influence on our health. However, we also live in a world where there’s a lot of conflicting information about nutrition online — especially when it comes to the idea that there’s... Continue reading...

    • 10 Healthy Reasons to Enjoy Real Butter
      by Michael on July 8, 2024 at 2:17 pm

      By GMI Reporter Butter has gotten a bad rap for many years, starting in the last century with the rise of margarine, which we now recognize as a deadly trans fat. More recently, butter has been shunned in favor of olive oil and canola oil.... Continue reading...

    • User control of autoplay can alter awareness of online video 'rabbit holes'
      on July 12, 2024 at 1:55 am

      A new study suggests that giving users control over the interface feature of autoplay can help them realize that they are going down a rabbit hole. The work has implications for responsibly designing online content viewing platforms and algorithms, as well as helping users better recognize extreme content.

    • Ultrasound technology can be used to boost mindfulness, study finds
      on July 12, 2024 at 1:55 am

      In a new study, researchers used low-intensity ultrasound technology to noninvasively alter a brain region associated with activities such as daydreaming, recalling memories and envisioning the future.

    • Researchers uncover brain region's role in hearing and learning
      on July 11, 2024 at 5:21 pm

      The human brain is remarkably adept at adjusting what we hear based on contexts, like our current environment or priorities, but it's still unknown how exactly the brain helps us detect, filter and react to sounds. Now, biologists are a step closer to solving that mystery. Using an animal model, the researchers found that the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), a […]

    • How to Protect Yourself From Tick-Borne Diseases
      by Erin Elizabeth on June 3, 2024 at 12:54 am

      STORY AT-A-GLANCE According to research published in the February 15, 2024, issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR),1,2prevalence of Lyme Disease were 1.7 times (70%) higher in 2022 than the annual U.S. average reported from 2017 through 2019. This dramatic increase is not thought to […]

    • 5 Potent Nootropic Herbs to Supercharge Memory and Concentration
      by Erin Elizabeth on May 28, 2024 at 4:34 pm

      STORY AT-A-GLANCE Nootropics are sometimes called “smart drugs” since they enhance cognitive performance and especially executive functions like memory, focus and creativity. Naturally occurring nootropics support focus and concentration by improving neural mechanisms related to learning and memory. Nootropic herbs have long been a staple of Ayurveda, […]

    • ‘Strong and Consistent Evidence’ Links Multivitamins to Memory and Cognitive Benefits
      by Erin Elizabeth on May 23, 2024 at 4:28 pm

      STORY AT-A-GLANCE Taking a daily multivitamin may improve memory and slow cognitive decline in older adults, according to a third major study on the topic. The studies used data from the COcoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study (COSMOS), which evaluated whether cocoa extract supplementation with and without a standard multivitamin affected the risk […]

    • Omega-3 SupplementsOmega-3 Supplements
      In the JAMA article what was noticed was a relationship between high blood levels of a specific breakdown product of Omega-3 called DHA and the incidence of prostate cancer. Now DHA is vital stuff. It’s an especially important part of the brain and eyes. In fact, right now, as you read this article, light from the page you’re looking at is hitting your eyes and activating the DHA ..
    • Natural Moisture Factor for SkinNatural Moisture Factor for Skin
      The best strategy for keeping skin moist and hydrated is to make sure that you’re ingesting nutrients and raw materials that help the skin make the Natural Moisture Factor. Your diet should include plenty of fatty foods including olives, sardines, salmon and coconut oil. One of the quickest ways to create “xerodermia” (dry skin) is to go on a low-fat or fat free diet.

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