Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts the show discussing skin problems such as rosacea. Contending that many skin issues are often linked to digestive problems.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning "food pairings". A topic Ben has often discussed in the past calling it "food combining" in which certain compounds in foods are better absorbed when combined with the right foods. As an example the antioxidant "lycopene" found in tomatoes is absorbed more readily when combined with the fats found in avocado.
- John has a friend whose daughter recently underwent a tummy tuck and a breast augmentation and is now experiencing MS (multiple sclerosis) like symptoms.
- Caroline's sister has had 7 miscarriages after to normal prenancies.