Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach. Joanne discusses reasons why soft drinks should be avoided. Mentioning links to ADD/ADHD, demineralization of the body and the preservative sodium benzoate. Some studies have linked the preservative to a known cancer causer benzine.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a recent Mayo Clinic study concerning the usage of six popular herbs. A survey of 30,000 adults found that overall 55% of people surveyed used herbs for their appropriate "evidence-based" indication.
- Joleen has a son recently diagnosed with type I diabetes.
- Robert's mother has been diagnosed with lung cancer and is looking for alternatives to chemo-therapy.
- Roberta's son is a type II diabetic taking "Avandia" and has concerns about recent implications of increased heart attack risks.
- Barbara has bone spurs and declining bone density.