Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a recent news article concerning dieting. The article outlines six popular diet strategies and critques the diet's success rates. Then outlines his own strategies for weight loss asserting that the other diets don't address the root cause of cravings.
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Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two recent research studies concerning obesity. The first study found that the state of Mississippi is the first in the U.S. to break the 30% mark for adult obesity. The second study found that mothers with untreated gestational diabetes were twice as likely to give birth to children who will later have weight issues.
- Brenda is a diabetic with questions concern her diet, cataracts and post-menopausal symptoms.
- Clay has questions about juicing for someone who is trying to control sugar intake.
- Martha's husband was recently diagnosed with high cholesterol levels and she asks Dr. Wallach about the actual numbers.