Dr. Wallach starts the show today discussing a woman who recently died at the age of 96. She ate hamburgers every meal and worked 18 hours a day. Doc contrasts this against doctors who watch their cholesterol but die on average by age 58.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent research study concerning folic acid supplementation. The study found that women who supplemented with vitamin for at least a year before conceiving had a lower risk of a premature delivery. The supplementation reduced very early pre-term births (20-28 weeks) by 70% and premature birhts (28-32 weeks) by 50%.
- Carlotta has two young daughters who are athletes and she wants a nutritional plan that will help prevent injuries.
- Sue Ellen has three questions with first regarding he daughter's recent diagnosis of ovarian cysts. She also has questions concerning her son's absorbtion of B vitamins and his chronically chapped lips.
- Myrna wants a supplementation plan for her 13 year old dog.
- Lee has questions regarding his ulcer.