Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Joel Wallach. Beginning the show discussing flu vaccines. Asserting that this year's vaccine is only effective about 10% according to the CDC. Stating that there are more natural ways to ward off influenza. Such as making sure to ramp up on vitamin C. Also contending that fresh pineapple juice is great for overcoming the flu.Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a news article about a new fad diet. This diet is called the water fasting diet where dieters only comsumed water several days or weeks at a time. Although Ben is a big fan of fasting he doesn't agree with fasting more than a day or two. The authors of the article warn against this diet because dieters aren't getting any vitamins and few minerals.Callers
Paul has several health challenges including diverticulitis, obesity, depression and bi-polar disorder.
Michael has two questions the first concerns his own high blood pressure. Second he asks why his wife get nausea when taking supplements.
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