Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts the show discussing the fact the body has over 100 trillion cells each capable of producing millions of chemicals. Outlining how sugars a can impact these processes within cells.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a research study on vitamin D and it's relationship in reducing cancer risks. This study found a link between lowered risk of death from colorectal cancer and blood levels of vitamin D. Researchers found that those in their study in the top 25% of vitamin D levels had a 50% less risk of dying compared to those in the lowest 25% of vitamin D levels.
- Bobbi is recovering from skin cancer and has some questions regarding the medications.
- Marge is looking for natural ways to lessen menapause symptoms.
- Russ is currently taking Lipitor but wants off the drug and asks Ben if red rice yeast is a viable option.