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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben discusses a recent news article tauting fruit as a good alternative for sweet snacks. Ben disagrees asserting that the fruit does have good nutrients and fiber. But that fruit is loaded with sugar.

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Doug and Ben discuss a news article concerning a done at the Scripps Research Institute. The study was looking into ways to shut down the "hunger hormone" ghrelin. Researchers beiieve that regulation of this hormone could lead to an obesity vaccine.

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  • Peggy's mother-in-law has a chronic cough and elevated white cell count.
  • Pamela has questions regarding greying hair and mineral deficiencies.
  • Roy has been experiencing inflammation in his feet.
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Dr. Wallach talks about addictive cravings and nutritional support.

Pearls of Wisdom

Billy Graff fills in for Doug Winfrey.Billy and Doc discuss an ad in the san francisco chronicle newspaper by pfizer that offers to help people quit smoking using pfizer drugs. The medical politics of this ad are discussed by Doc.

Callers

  • Norman asks several questions to help his children.
  • Odana has high blood pressure.
  • Nathan wants to know about the Youngevity home based business.
  • Kevin wants help with ADD. John wants to lose weight.
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Dr. Wallach talks about raised blood trigycerides and high blood cholesteral. CRP and homosistine and other blood measurements are not good predicters of heart disease.

Pearls of Wisdom

Billy Graff fills in for Doug Winfrey. Billy and Doc discuss a recent news story regarding exercise and health improvement. They also discuss pica and cribbing and holiday stress.

Callers

  • JOHNNIE IS A RECOVERING HEROIN ADDICT.
  • MARYJANE ASKS ABOUT HEMOCOMATOSIS
  • JANIE HAS MALABSORPTION
  • LARRY HAS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE.
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