Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts the show discussing a recent story regarding deep fried "Coca Cola". Outlining the various health problems associated with drinking coke much less frying.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a couple of news stories. The first concerns the Walt Disney Co. and a recent move to lower fat and sugar contents in packaged foods that carry the images of Mickey and friends. Next Doug and Ben discuss a study done by the National Institute of Mental Health concerning the side effects of Ritalin on children under the age of 6. The drugs have only been approved for children 6 or older and the study was conducted by researchers with financial ties to the makers of these psychiatric drugs.
- David has questions concerning the filtering of water.
- Mark has been recently diagnosed with Grave's disease.
- Karen has a friend trying to wean off of drugs for schizophrenia.
- Joseph asks Ben to outline a good nutritional supplement plan.