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.