Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing woman who plays basketball in a Eurpean league for Spain. As a athlete she is concerned about the longevity of her career especially with respect to joint health. Doc explains that connective tissues such as cartilage and ligaments can be rebuilt with the proper nutrition.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning Olympic swimmer Dana Torres who at the age of 41 won 3 silver medals in Bejing. Unfortunately she is set to undergo surgery for degnerative arthritis in her shoulder. Doc contends that her problem is really a nutritional deficiency.
- Jim has questions concerning diet and food preparation.
- Evanna's daughter has been experiencing severe migraines.
- Mary's brother recently strained his back and wants a nutrtional plan to aid in proper healing.