Ben Fuchs Radio Show - May 2017
1 May Monday 2017 Repeat show from Tuesday 21 March 2017.

2 May Tuesday 2017 Repeat show from Wednesday 16 November 2016.

3 May Wednesday 2017 Repeat show from Thursday 28 April 2016.

4 May Thursday 2017 Repeat show from Thursday 28 April 2016.

Friday 5 May 2017 Repeat show from Wednesday 25 May 2016.

Monday 8 May 2017 Talking about Alma berries or indian gooseberries and ayurveda and ayurvedic medicine. Alma berries contain gallic acid. Green tea contains EGCG or Epigallocatechin gallate and other polyphenols. Oxidation and processing changes the colour and nutritional value of tea. Black tea is a more processed version of green tea. Arthritis drug shows promise for ulcerative colitis. Nancy has a granddaughter with labial fusion. Gabriel from New York has a client with severe anxiety, insomnia and has a tumour on his spine. Elaine from Alaska has a client with gastroparesis.

Tuesday 9 May 2017 Talking about the benefits of drinking tea. Black tea, white tea, green tea and oolong tea. Green tea has more nutritional value than black tea. Green tea and its benefits for prostate cancer. Vegas nerve stimulation promising in crohn's disease. Common cold duration is shortened by zinc. Carol from Washington has a question about tea that is made in China or Japan. Don from Atlanta has a question about the niacin flush. Rose was diagnosed with thrombocytopenia after a stroke.

Wednesday 10 May 2017 The benefits of drinking tea for metabolic syndrome as well as loosing weight. The active ingredients in green tea have hormonal properties. Green tea is a DHT or dihydrotestosterone inhibitor which helps with excessive testosterone. Excessive production of DHT and PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome. Neuro scientists seek brain basis for cravings and binge eating. Following a diet known to reduce hypertension and cardiovascular disease may also reduce the risk of gout. James from Ohio has a comment about Edgar Casey. Jack from California has a question about rotator cuff surgery. Carl from Oregon has a question about parasites and a rash.

Thursday 11 May 2017 Talking about drinking green tea and polycystic ovarian syndrome PCOS. Dysbiosis of gut bacteria, blood sugar and oestrogen is associated with PCOS. PCOS is a diabetic type disease. Nutrients to deal with blood sugar issues and cravings. Safety problems emerge in nearly 1 in 3 prescription drugs. Dave from Texas has a friend with leukaemia. Tom from Nashville has lower back pain from a renal cyst. Don from Georgia has a question about glutamine.

Friday 12 May 2017 Talking green tea and blood sugar. The active ingredient of green tea EGCG can help with lowering blood sugar and insulin and increase satiety. Green tea for preventing cancer. Gut microbiome may hold clues to irritable bowel disease treatments. Relaxation techniques for chemotherapy patients. Keith from New Jersey has a question about consuming fibre and supplements together. On from California has a blockage in her coronary artery. Carl from Oregon has an infection of his back molar teeth.

Monday 15 May 2017 Repeat show from Tuesday 28 March 2017.

Tuesday 16 May 2017 Repeat show from Friday 27 May 2016.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 Repeat show from Friday 8 May 2015.

Thursday 18 May 2017 Summary of phytonutrients, their importance in our diet and how recently they were discovered. Strategies for maximising absorption and extraction of phytonutrients. Maintaining the same weight as you age may prevent diabetes. The health of the individual cannot be determined by statistics and reference ranges. Early COPD diagnosis could save billions. Elaine from Alaska has a client who had a gastric bypass. Food Addiction.

Friday 19 May 2017 Plants have evolved strategies and chemicals to protect them selves and survive. To be able to make the most of plant nutrients we need to have a working digestive system, be careful with fruits and their sugar content, braise or steam which can help release nutrients and remember the botanical world can be toxic. The effects of these toxins can be subtle and take years to manifest. PCOS, poly cystic ovarian syndrome. Studies link healthy brain ageing to omega 3 and 6 fatty acids in the blood. Love hormone oxytocin is released during crisis. Dave has a fiend who thinks that the BTT is making his blood pressure go up. Also a question about genital herpes.

Monday 22 May 2017 Ploy cystic ovarian syndrome should be regarded as an insulin and oestrogen problem. Niacin helps the body process sugar and energy. A whole food contains both macronutrients and micronutrients. Modern food is processed, high energy and high in sugar. This can provide the body too much energy which gets stored as body fat. Fasting and calorie restriction slows down the input of energy into the body. Sugar bumps up serotonin levels. Switching to a low glycemic diet may stop age related eye diseases. Wes from Idaho has a comment about earthing. On from California has a question about levothyroxine.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 Ploy cystic ovarian syndrome and using apple cider vinegar to lower blood sugar. Apple cider vinegar is an acetic acid solution and is a source of potassium. Apple cider vinegar has many benefits because acetic acid is a short chain fatty acid and every cell in the body can use these acids. Caloric restriction extends primates lives by years. Robin from Oklahoma has adrenal fatigue and is having trouble sleeping. On from California has hypothyroidism and is on levothyroxine. Don from Georgia has a question about over cooking bone broth. Linda from Florida has a friend who broke their ankle. John from Oregon has an itchy red rash on his back.

Wednesday 24 May 2017 Talking about apple cider vinegar and acetic acid. Acetic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid and good for the skin. Acetic acid is ketogenic. Acetic acid is important for intestinal health. Eating fibre feeds our microbiome and these bacteria make short chain fatty acids. Butter contains butyric acid which is also a short chain fatty acid. Green tea contains EGCG or Epigallocatechin gallate which can be helpful for diabetics. Plan suggested for reducing health care costs. Dieting can be an inefficient way to loose weight. Diabetes drug gets FDA warning due to amputation risk. Curtis from West Virginia want to increase his testosterone. Charlie from Kentucky has a father dealing with cancer. Karl has a comment about Sueroviv.

Thursday 25 May 2017 Talking about green tea and its anti diabetic effects. Use cinnamon to lower blood sugar. Green tea has antibiotic and antimicrobial properties. Green tea and oral health. Eating more fruits and vegetables may lower the risk of blockages in leg arteries. Master detox molecule glutathione boosts immune defences. Brian from New Hampshire has a question about artificial sweeteners. Also a question about taking BCAA's with whey protein. Rachel from Texas has a friend with stomach ulcers. Also has a friend with scabies. Elaine from Alaska has a client who has a problem loosing weight.

Friday 26 May 2017 Talking about the benefits of green tea for cardiovascular health. Green tea for preventing cancer. Green tea can act like an ACE inhibitor for lowering blood pressure. Green tea inhibits the enzyme urokinase which prevents the spreading of cancer cells. Using Green Tea topically. Connective tissue repair in zinc deficiency. Which countries have the best health care. Brian from New Hampshire has a question about pre ground flax seeds. Mary from west Virginia had cataract surgery and the film is growing back. Also had lyme disease.

Monday 29 May 2017 Repeat show from Friday 8 May 2015.

Tuesday 30 May 2017 The active ingredient in green tea, EGCG can help suppress the oil skin stimulating effects of insulin. Green tea contains theanine which can have a relaxing effect. Alex from New Jersey has a question about craving sugar as a sign the body needs more protein especially during menstruation. Robert from Ohio has seasonal allergies. GUEST - Joe Maxim – Talking about nutrition for addiction. Addiction to drug as well as behaviours.

Wednesday 31 May 2017 Green tea and dysglycemia or diabetes. Green tea contains theanine which has a relaxing effect and is similar to a brain chemical called glutamate. GABA also has a relaxing effect. The taste known as Umami is associated with glutamates. The taste of umami is a savoury taste and we have evolved to like this flavour. MSG mono sodium glutamate. Put the brakes on mindless eating. Wes from Idaho has about cataract surgery. Also a question about vitamin C.