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Importance of Gut Bacteria in Digestion –

Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Joel Wallach beginning the show discussing gut bacteria. Stating the importance of gut bacteria in digesting foods. Asserting that many people have gut bacteria that is out of balance compromising their ability to properly digest foods. Contending everyone should be supplementing with probiotics such as Youngevity’s “Nightly Essence” product.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a news article concerning a study labels on sugary drinks. The study divided nearly 2500 people into three groups one the participants saw warning label on a sugary drink. The label warned of the health risks of drinking juices or sodas with added sugar. One group saw a label on a drink that identified the calories in the drink. The third group saw no label on the drinks they were deciding to purchase for their children. Those seeing the warning and the calorie label were less likely to buy those drinks for their children in an online survey.


Rita’s husband is experiencing skin rashes, asthma symptoms and rapid heart beat.

Kay’s husband is recovering from anal cancer and has compromised kidney function.

Gary’s mother is on blood thinning medication that has become cost prohibitive and wants to deal with the clots naturally.

Charles has a friend who has been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease.

original air date – 2016.01.14