Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing obesity. Contending that doctor's theories that obesity causes type II diabetes are wrong. Asserting type II diabetes is actually a diet and lifestyle disease that can be controlled through lifestyle changes.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news story regarding weight gain and dieting. The article's author outlines several strategies designed to trick the body into feeling satiated. Doug and Doc also discuss the BMI (body mass index) and it's inaccuracies. Citing several pro athletes that would be considered over weight or obese by this scale.
- Anna has questions concerning dog food quality and neuropathies.
- Ken asks Dr. Wallach's opinion of dietary fiber.
- Christy has a friend currently trying to end his addiction to prescription pain killers.
- Lee has two questions the first concerns chronic itching all over his body. Second he asks Dr. Wallach's opinion of oral chelation.