Dec 18, 2018 7-9PM ET
Tuesday on The Robert Scott Bell Show:
Toxic Wellness – Is Your Christmas Under Threat? According to The Global Wellness Institute, the global wellnessindustry was worth $4.7 trillion to the global economy in 2017. Within this, the nutrition and weight loss sector attributes $702 billion to that figure. Unsolicited nutrition advice is EVERYWHERE. From newspapers to instagram “models”, everyone is sharing their latest weight loss miracle. A well-known women’s magazine recently ran the social media headline “six porridge mistakes that could be setting you up for weight gain”. This basically translates as “yes you’ve made a good choice with porridge but you’re still not good enough”. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop empire, which holds a big piece of the wellness wealth pie, has beautifully proven that ‘wellness’ is not centred around scientific fact but around branding, marketing and celebrity endorsement. As if that’s not challenging enough, when healthcare professionals speak out against poor and potentially dangerous nutritional “advice”, they are met with responses such as “outdated research” and “you were taught wrong”. Or everyone’s new favourite “fake news”.
Long-term consumption of yerba mate found to strengthen your digestive system (Natural News) Proper digestion is essential for good health. Yerba mate, an herbal drink that’s been going through a surge in popularity over the last few years, is linked to various health benefits, including improved digestion. Its effects are so remarkable that it has been linked to weight loss and even improvements in metabolic disorders. Digestion is the process by which your body breaks down the food you eat through the combination of your gut’s movements and the enzymes released by your digestive system. You obtain the nutrients your body needs this way, so ensuring the process proceeds as efficiently as possible at all times is one of the keys to optimal health.
Question of The Day!
Was watching RSB on the Ty B. Cure for Cancer talking about CBD-THC on different cancers. I just got diagnosed with Thyroid cancer and it has spread a lot of places.
Hi I am trying to find the latest info on CBD-THC and cancer. I don’t know the best RSB shows to listen to.
To Your Best,
Answer: Here is a good place to start – The Robert Scott Bell Show LIVE 6/3/18 – Cancer, Cannabis, Vaccine Choice, CBD, THC, My Compassion
Why Isn’t Medical Marijuana Available for Mental Illness? America’s problem with opiates is well known, undeniable and obvious, but the country also has a real serious habit with pharmaceuticals that treat mental illness. More than 40 million Americans were prescribed psychiatric drugs in 2013, according to one study — an increase of 22 percent from a decade prior, by one estimate. This would seem to indicate that there are lots of sick people in America, and there are. They’re just not sick enough to qualify for medical marijuana. Americans gobble anti-depressants, anti-anxiety drugs and anti-psychotics with abandon. Side effects of these drugs include sexual dysfunction, weight gain, nausea, drowsiness, nightmares, fatigue and dizziness. Less common side effects include health complications so dire that one may wonder if the cure was not as bad as the disease. Even if you aren’t prescribed these drugs, you are still exposed to them in some way: Americans are prescribed so much Effexor that it’s in our drinking water supply.
Falling off Santa’s lap and other Christmas injuries A new study reveals the dangers of celebrating Christmas in the United States, where thousands of people a year go to the emergency room with injuries from Christmas trees, electrical lights, sleds and Santa Claus impersonators. The study, forthcoming in the journal Advances in Integrative Medicine, is based on an analysis of hospital records for injuries connected to Christmas products and activities between 2007 and 2016. While the authors take a playful approach in writing about their work, their findings highlight serious safety hazards. “While alerts in the entertainment sector are numerous (e.g. Clark Griswold illustrating risks such as burning down the Christmas tree, falling from the roof while installing Christmas lighting and being attacked by a squirrel hidden in the Christmas tree), serious health warnings are often ignored due to the preponderance of Christmas spirit,” the authors write. An estimated 240,626 injuries were due to sleds and toboggans. Another major culprit: holiday decorations. Electrical decorations were behind an estimated 36,054 injuries while 80,208 were from other types of decorations, according to the study, titled “‘Santa Baby, Hurry [Extra Carefully] Down the Chimney Tonight’ — Prevalence of Christmas Related Injuries 2007–2016 in the United States: Observational Study.”
How Suntanning Both Increases And Reduces Your Chance Of Dying From Melanoma — A Mystery Solved Quick quiz question: two people are diagnosed with melanoma – Sarah Sunburn, an adamant sun-worshipper, and Paula Pale-All-The-Time, a fanatical sun-avoider. Who is more likely to die of the disease? The answer is pale-faced Paula. Surprised? Let me unpack this mystery and explain why sun exposure simultaneously kills people, while making the cancers they are diagnosed with appear to be less life-threatening. I will start with what you probably know already. Melanoma is a potentially life-threatening skin cancer. It occurs usually as a result of genetic risk, including fair complexion and sun exposure. (I lost my beloved redheaded aunt to melanoma when she was tragically young.) All else equal, people who spend more time in the sun, or in tanning booths, are more likely to die of melanoma, with people of fair complexion especially at risk. Now here is the part that you might find confusing: among people diagnosed with melanoma, those with a history of lots of sun exposure and fair complexion are less likely to die. That’s right: sun exposure makes people both more and less likely to die of melanoma. How can that be?
Special Guest – Stuart Tomc!
Stuart Tomc serves as a Vice President of Human Nutrition at CV Sciences, Inc. Mr. Tomc served as Head of Product Development at CannaVEST Corp. He is a recognized authority on dietary supplements, with twenty years of experience in the nutritional health industry. He served as Vice President of North American Herb and Spice, where he served for 10 years, in addition to his service as Global Educator for omega-3 market leader, Nordic Naturals, Mr. Tomc is known for
Related to CBD, but not as well-known, here’s a primer on CBDA A cannabis plant has more than 426 chemical entities, of which 60-plus are cannabinoid compounds, including cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). While the health benefits associated with CBD use have been well-researched and publicized, not much is known about the component from which it’s derived: CBDA (cannabidiolic-acid), a non-psychoactive compound. “CBDA is a parent to CBD,” explains Dr. Rohini Patel, product owner at CB2 Insights, a Toronto-based cannabis data company. While CBD doesn’t exist in the plant, it is created when CBDA is heated through decarboxylation, a process that converts the non-psychoactive cannabinoids to intoxicating compounds. The “A” in CBDA stands for acid, and is made up of “hydrogen and carbon molecules that inhibit absorption through oral consumption (eating),” explains Michael Kushbury, a cannabis educator at The Education Station.
Parents’ emotional pleas grant CBD use for autism treatment The Iowa Board of Medicine voted on Friday to add autism to the list of medical conditions that can be treated with cannabidiol thanks in part to a dedicated Iowa mother. Lindsay Gaunt said she filed a petition to get autism added to the list of debilitating diseases eligible to be treated with medical marijuana in Iowa to give her 6-year-old daughter, Obreigh, a better life. Gaunt said Obreigh is nonverbal and cannot tell her parents how she’s feeling. Instead, she shows them. “It’s heartbreaking,” said Gaunt. “Especially when they’re nonverbal and they can’t tell you what’s wrong.” Gaunt said that when Obreigh is upset, she bangs her head, cries or worse when she takes her medication.
Sleepless Night Could Make Pastries Hard to Resist There’s a reason that glazed donut might seem even more enticing if you’re sleep-deprived: A new study suggests that even one night of lost slumber increases the desirability of junk foods. But the culprit doesn’t appear to be an increase in ghrelin — the so-called “hunger hormone” — which has been implicated in prior research focusing on sleep deprivation and poor food choices. “Our results show that the idea that sleep deprivation leads to poor food choices because of a hormonal dysregulation is probably too simple,” said study author Jan Peters. He’s a professor of biological psychology at University of Cologne in Germany. “We know from many previous studies that reduced sleep increases obesity risk and also that people tend to get less and less sleep,” Peters added. “Our results now show a neural mechanism that might contribute to the association between reduced sleep and weight gain.”
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