Dr. Wallach starts the show today discussing the importance of proper nutrition for children. Asserting that diets of sugary cereals and juices loaded with sugar don't develope properly. Citing a recent news article that stated children from the inner city had lower brain fucntion. Doc contends that it is diet related because the less healthy foods are the cheapest and this explains the difference.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning vaccines. Despite the fact that health officials insist each year that everyone should get a flu shot. The truth is that in the 2007-2008 flu season only 40% of doctors, nurses and healthworker got the flu shot. Most contending they were "too busy" to get the shot.
- Joe's wife has been diagnosed with both osteo and rheumatoid arthritis.
- Leonard has been reading about the health benefits of Acai berries and wants Dr. Wallach's opinion.
- Cary has questions concerning RLS (restless leg syndrome).