A biomedical research pioneer, Dr. Joel D. Wallach spent more than 40 years in the field of Veterinary Medicine, observing and researching the effects of individual nutrients on animal health, before becoming a Naturopathic Physician in 1982. Today, Dr. Wallach is renowned for his groundbreaking research on the health benefits of selenium and other minerals. He currently dedicates his time to lecturing throughout the world on the therapeutic benefits of vitamins and minerals, and on lobbying the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on behalf of the dietary supplement industry.
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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Joel Wallach beginning the show discussing nutritional deficiencies in relationship with autoimmune diseases. Asserting that autoimmune disease is the body attacking itself. Stating that this occurs because of digestive disorders.
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a news article regarding a study of inflammation. The study found eating a handful of nuts five times a week reduced inflammation in the participants of the study. Researchers took blood samples from over 5000 people looking for three different biomarkers for inflammation. Finding those eating nuts had 20% lower levels of C-reactive protein compared to those not eating nuts. Also they had 16% lower levels of interleukin a biomarker for inflammation. Eating lots of nuts didn't affect the third biomarker known as TNFR2.
Eric was recently told he has type 2 diabetes but his blood sugar levels are normal.
John has questions regarding sinusitis.
Don asks about varecose veins.
Thomas is taking calcium supplements but his doctor has him on calcium channel blockers.
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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Joel Wallach beginning the show discussing autoimmune diseases. Outlining that autoimmune diseases are the body attacking itself. Stating that this is a body in distress at a cellular level.
Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a news article concerning a study of sea anemones. Sea anemones have the ability to repair and regrow their tentacles. Which are much like the hair cells in mammals ears. These structures convert vibrations in the air into nerve signals that are sent to the brain allowing mammals to hear. Researchers used a repair protein secreted by the sea anemones. Finding when applied to the stereocilia the structure "recovered significantly".
Rose has questions concerning rising and falling blood sugar levels.
Willy has congestion and a dry cough.
Gary has a friend diagnosed with lung cancer.
Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show discussing cystic fibrosis. Outlining the story of how he discovered that the disease in not genetic as had been previously thought. As he was able to create the disease in monkeys and then reverse the symptoms. When he brought his research to his supervisors at Emory University they didn't agree with his research and fired him. Decades later the university released a paper stating that an unnamed researcher had made the discovery that cystic fibrosis is a nutritional deficiency.
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding statements recently made by the FDA. The FDA report states that Kellogs Frosted Flakes are healthier than an avocado. This because the avocado has 4.5 grams of fat in an ounce serving. While the Frosted Flakes has zero fat. They also state that Spaghetti-Os are healthy because there is only 1 gram of fat per serving. Pop Tarts are also healthy because they are low fat.
Linda's mother recently had a stroke.
Elizabeth has several health challenges including congestion and asthma.
Janice's daughter is 3 months pregnant.
Gene has a friend whose mother has type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's
Darryll has questions about cancer.
Ava's sister has been diagnosed with vertigo.
Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show discussing autoimmune diseases. Citing several diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. Stating they are not autoimmune and the body is not attacking itself. Contending they are due to nutritional deficiencies.
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article about a study from the UK. The study found that women who took acetaminophen during pregnancy were more likely to have children with conduct problems. Researchers studied almost 8000 women living in Bristol, England. Finding compared to children whose mothers did not use the drug those whose mothers did were 42% more likely to have conduct problems, a 31% increased risk of hyperactivity and a 29% increased risk of emotional problems.
Bev has pain in her joints and back.
Jack has follow up questions regarding a cyst on his bile duct.
Bellamy has a friend diagnosed with esotropia.
Jose has joint pain and chronic fatigue.
Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show today discussing sudden cardiac myopathy heart deaths. Stating that this occurs because of nutritional deficiencies. Outlining several other common health challenges that are due people missing one or two nutrients.
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning a study done in the U.K. Researchers identified over eighty children diagnosed with conduct disorders. Also identifying another eighty plus children with mild ADHD. Discovering that the mothers of these children ate diets high in fats and sugars during their pregnancies. Looking at the specific gene that controls metabolism and brain development. Finding changes in the genes expression linking a high fat high sugar diet to ADHD.
Teresa is trying to avoid double knee replacements.
John has friend whose daughter has been diagnosed with Celiac disease.
Kevin has liver and bladder disease.
Dave has a friend whose child was born with crossed eyes.
Adam's dog has an elevated heart rates.
Goldbahar has been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia and acid reflux.
Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show discussing rising healthcare costs. Stating that statin drugs are now going to cost $14,000 a year. Also citing several news stories about health insurance premiums doubling and tripling to the point people can't afford the payments. Contending people need to learn to take care of their own health without involving the healthcare industry.
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding a study of thyroid cancer. The study of patients in 12 countries found that between 1987 and 2007 some 470,000 women and over 90,000 men were overdiagnosed with thyroid cancer. Leading to unnecessary tests and procedures.
David recently had a blood test that revealed elevated creatine kinase levels.
Jack has been diagnosed with cyst on his bile duct.
Ann has primary biliary cirrhosis.
Teresa has a friend with high blood pressure and kidney disease.
Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show discussing the benefits of having a home based business. Outlining the tax breaks that are available. Citing several of the tools people can use to help them get started in their home business. Stating that business will grow based off how much work you put into it.
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding a study of post surgery outcomes. Researchers found that patients over the age of 65 are at risk of losing function or mobility or need more surgery later. Nearly 60% patients lose at least some of their independence after surgery.
Terry is trying to avoid a knee replacement surgery.
Cindy has scoliosis and is set to get surgery.
Kenny has questions concerning a Parkinson's diagnosis.
Dave has a friend diagnosed with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.
Benny has a friend with several health challenges including kidney disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.
Jill's cat has crystals forming in it's bladder.
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