Dr. Wallach discusses the need for multiple income streams in preparation for tough economic times. Asserting that fuel costs and a slowing economy could result in food riots and other social problems.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a couple of news articles related to nutrition. The first concerns "revised" Dietary Guidelines for Americans. In these guidelines the government throws out it's latest buzz word of "nutrient desity". A term relating to the amounts of nutrients found in various foods. Second they discuss a study that found a mothers diet prior to getting pregnant can have a bearing on the sex of the child.
- Charlotte is a breast cancer survivor looking for nutritional ways of boosting her immune system.
- Mae has a friend diagnosed with "trigger" finger.
- Christy's mother has been diagnosed with Gaucher's disease.
- Bill's wife has atrial fibrulation.