Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the problem of weight gain in children. Outlining some of the measures schoold systems are using remedy the issue. Such as the removal of candies, cookies and sweet drinks from school vending machines. Asserting that school officials are concerned at the decreasing amount of children that take P.E. (physical education) courses.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent news article concerning corn consumption in the U.S. One person tested for the article was found to have 69% of the carbon in their hair to be from corn. This is due to all of the high fructose corn syrup used in almost all processed foods. Which can lead to an increased risk of heart disease, strokes and type II diabetes. The author also cited a high amount of soy oils in the American diet known to increase LDL blood levels.
- Emma has questions concerning a diagnosis of stage 4 inoperable ovarian cancer.
- Charlene's father has been diagnosed with bone on bone cartilage loss in his knee and wants to avoid surgery.