Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Joel Wallach beginning the show discussing the ketogenic diet. Outlining the health benefits of a high fat low carbohydrate diet. Asserting that the human body operates more efficiently burning fat instead of sugar.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a news article regarding a study from Denmark. The study found a link between the skin disease psoriasis and an increased risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm. Those with severe psoriasis had a 67% increased risk of aneurysm compared to the control group who didn’t have psoriasis. While those with mild psoriasis had a 20% increased risk of aneurysm.
Pudi’s mother has been diagnosed with glaucoma.
Neil has chronic back pain due to an injury.
Marie has been diagnosed with antiphospholipid syndrome.
Rashni has several health challenges due to a gluten intolerance.