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  • 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.

  • Old Man’s Disease

    I love my dad. He gave us kids everything he could: love, money, attention, and most of all he was always there for us when the chips were down. When I was young, I thought my dad knew everything. Unfortunately, as I got older I realized my dad only thought he knew everything. I used […]

  • 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.

Order Youngevity Products

The Healthy Body Start Pak is the minimum nutritional supplement combination to ensure you are getting what Dr. Joel Wallach refers to as "The Mighty 90" vitamins & minerals. Join the team, shop or learn more.

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  • 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.

Truth Treatments

Ben formulated Truth Treatment Systems™ because he saw the need for topical treatments that worked with the biochemistry of the skin.

All Truth Treatment Systems™ products have one thing in common -- they WORK! Read more ..

Natural Blaze

  • Three Top CBD Brands for 2021
    by Michael on November 23, 2020 at 6:14 pm

    By Amanda Warren Cannabis acceptance already had been making tremendous gains in the run-up to the U.S. election season, and current signs point to much further latitude for use and sale being given in many states. Repeated polls in the U.S. have shown a steady... Continue reading...

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  • The danger of Z-drugs for dementia patients
    on November 24, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Strong sleeping pills known as 'Z-drugs' are linked with an increased risk of falls, fractures and stroke among people with dementia—according to research from the University of East Anglia.

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Living the Nourished Life

  • How to Make Cucumber Water
    by Elizabeth Walling on April 12, 2020 at 5:31 am

    This cucumber water recipe was brought to you by my scorching hot Carolina summer. It will help you figure out how to make cucumber water easily. When you sit outside in the heaviness of southern heat and humidity, you tend to contemplate the possibility of a cool, refreshing beverage. That’s where cucumber water comes in.... How to Make Cucumber Water […]

Video

  • Ben Fuchs Good Nutrition

    Ben Fuchs’ “8 Chapters of Good Nutrition” presentation on video is full of pearls of wisdom. Pharmacist Ben is a well informed and dynamic speaker. He teaches nutrition in a way anyone can comprehend. Easy going, and easy to listen to, Ben can hold your attention while dishing out eye opening insights into foods for […]

  • Ben Fuchs Dr Wallach Interview

    Pharmacist Ben Fuchs interviews Dr. Joel Wallach in this 5 part series, covering topics about Amazing Discoveries In Health, Essential Life Minerals, Statin Drugs, & The Best Diet. In the first video you will get to know a little about both Doctor Wallach and Pharmacist Ben and how they became involved in health and nutrition. […]

The 8 Chapters of Good Nutrition

By Ben Fuchs | Pharmacist Ben

Ok, so there really isn’t a “book” called The 8 Chapters of Good Nutrition; it’s simply a handy way to think about diet and supplementation. Nutrition as we’ve said is a vast subject matter and to make it palatable we’ve divided it into 8 (somewhat) manageable sections. 8 Chapters of Good Nutrition

I say “somewhat” because even with chunking we’re still going to have to absorb a large amount of information. While that may seem daunting, it’s actually good news, because it means that there’s lots of places where we can begin to improve the state of our nutritional status and thus ultimately our overall sense of physical well-being.

So, without further ado: The 8 Chapters of Good Nutrition, Chapter 1, Protein.

Proteins are complex molecules made up of individual building blocks called amino acids. While these individual sub-components have powerful health effects as individual molecules, there is no nutritional substance more important than those that emerge from stringing those amino acids together and forming proteins.

The word protein is derived from Latin where it refers to primary importance. There are anywhere from 50-200,000 different proteins in the body, which vary basedon their amino acid sequence, and this enormous number gives the protein structure it’s mind-boggling versatility. 75-80% of the dry weight of the body is protein and this includes enzymes, hormones, neurotransmitters, muscle, bone, teeth and tissue. All of the proteins of the body are custom designed for individual needs and built up from smaller building-block components called amino acids. Continue reading →

Update

Now you can sit back, relax and watch the “The 8 Chapters of Good Nutrition” on video.

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