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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben asserts that cancers is one of the biggest killers of Americans each year.  Outlining that the major cause of cancer is the toxins in and around our bodies.  Ben details the ways the human body detoxifies using various nutrients.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a recent news article regarding folate and folic acid.  The article outlines how the FDA mandated folic acid enriched grains in 1998 in an effort to reduce neural tube defects in infants.  The result was a 20-30% drop in neural tube defects.  However the end goal was to have at least 50% of childbearing age women taking 400 micrograms per day.  A recent research indicates that goal has not been met.  With most women in all groups taking only somewhere around 100 micrograms daily.

Callers

  • Bobbie is a 45 year old woman who weighs 240 pounds and wants to lose weight.
  • Liz has questions concerning time released vitamin B products.
  • Sheila has a friend who has drug induced tremors.
  • Sonny's wife and child are both over weight and looking for ways to lose weight.
  • Bill is a diabetic trying to lose weight and calls with a testimonial about how well Youngevity's Slender FX product has worked in helping him lose weight.
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Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Joanne discusses a news story regarding a study that found one can of soda daily can add an extra 10 pounds a year.  She also discussed how bad sodas are for children who dirink them daily.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Joanne discussed a recent news study concerning the cleanliness of hotel rooms.  The study had people with rhinovirus stay in hotel rooms.  After spending the night several objects in the room were tested.  The study found that about 30% of items were contaminated.

Calls

  • Marty has an 18 month old daughter she is wanting to get off of formula.
  • Sue has questions concerning HRT (hormone replacement therapy).
  • Lydia recently strained a muscle in her back.
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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Ben starts the show discussing a recent report that indicates the trace mineral chromium may reduce the effects of depression.  Ben also discusses recent research that has found vitamin D has anti-viral qualities and may help to prevent the flu.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a news article regarding a survey from the National Foundation for Infectious Disease.  The survey found that 48% of those surveyed are not planning on getting a flu vaccine.  The survey indicated that most of those surveyed thought that the vaccine can actually cause the flu.  The article points out that the vaccine is made from a dead virus and cannot give people the flu.  Howvever, Ben points out other negatives associated with the vaccine such as cancers and mercury toxicitiy.

Callers

  • Brian asks for some nutritional ways to ease the symptoms of M.S. (multiple sclerosis).
  • Kurt has been experiencing chronic ear infections.
  • Georgie has two questions the first concerns HDL and LDL ratios.  Next he asks for a nutritional plan to treat macular degeneration.
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